February 19, 2021 - IU Research Impact

Pandemic has widened the gap between 'haves', 'have nots'

A new IU study finds the coronavirus pandemic is widening disparities particularly for women, younger individuals, those with lower levels of formal education, and people of color.

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Mentoring youth through HOPE

IU is leading an effort to mentor incarcerated youth on developing employment skills, especially youth who face racial prejudice and other challenges. The program is called Helping Offenders Prosper through Employment (HOPE).

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Better treatments for kidney disease

An IU School of Medicine discovery points to potential for a revolutionary genetic approach to treating kidney disease. This personalized medicine approach will help reveal how different diseases affect a patient’s genes.

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Building connections with IU business partners

IU's Office of Business Partnerships has launched a new website to develop and foster industry-academic partnerships. OBP facilitates interdisciplinary and multifaceted opportunities across IU’s seven regional campuses.

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Video series combats addiction stigma

The "In This Together" series, produced by IU's Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge and partners, is a community resource for those wanting to learn more about substance use disorder and how to help Hoosiers battling addiction and those who wish to support their recovery.

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