As IU’s Principles of Excellence recognize, a great university must do a great many things very well. Many of those great things emerge from the outstanding researchers, scholars, writers, and creative artists who make up our university’s faculty across the state. Explore this page to learn about some recent faculty accomplishments, and learn more about the history of IU faculty honors and awards.
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Faculty research profiles
Understanding anti-Asian bias on social media
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hatred and xenophobia toward Asians has been on the rise. With support from IU's Racial Justice Research Fund, a researcher at IU East is studying racially charged social media content to develop interventions aimed at minimizing the harmful effects of such divisive conversations.Learn more about Sanga Song's work
Student, faculty partner on wood frog research
Working together in the lab, IU Kokomo Professor Michael Finkler and student Raheal Takwe studied differences in body composition between male and female wood frogs, which are known for their ability to survive freezing.
Learn more about Fisher's and Takwe's work
Making research experiences accessible to undergrads
IU Northwest professor Jenny Fisher works hard to put meaningful research assistantships within the reach of undergraduates.
Learn more about Jenny Fisher's work
Transforming art through technology
Assistant Professor Susanna Crum is expanding the artist's toolbox using 21st century computer-driven tools.
Learn more about Susanna Crum's work
Improving cancer diagnoses, treatments
IUPUI nursing professor Diane Von Ah recently served on a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee which has released a comprehensive report on the diagnosis and treatment of breast and lung cancers.Learn more about the report
Top trending author in nanotechnology in the world
IUPUI researcher Babak Anasori, assistant professor in the Department Mechanical and Energy Engineering, is among the top five trending authors in nanotechnology (2019 and 2020) and materials science (2019), as identified by Microsoft Academic.
Read more about Anasori
An IU study provides insight into the significant role that intimate relationships can play in the lives of people with epilepsy.
The distinguished professor, whose research and teaching focus on social issues in health, illness and healing, was one of 120 new members.
The McKinney School professor was confirmed by the Senate as President Joe Biden's pick to serve in the No. 2 position at the agency.
Bauman was among 252 new members elected to the academy.
Heather Milam worked at the Broadway shop that made Glenn Close's Cruella de Vil costumes.
The repatriation was in compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The shows that tracking the diet of blow flies is an effective way to monitor changes in the environment without disturbing local wildlife.
The survey reveals that three out of four Hoosiers agree that universities have a responsibility to help improve their communities.
An IU School of Medicine study sheds light on the biological basis of mood disorders and offers a precision-medicine approach to treatment.
Kelley School of Business research shows that health savings accounts can be the first key for young people to accumulate wealth.