February 5, 2021 - IU Research Impact

'The Colleges That Took the Pandemic Seriously'

IU's Aaron Carroll describes how a number of colleges and universities, including IU, have established a model for how to manage COVID-19 and its spread.

Read the article in The Atlantic

IU's Janet McCabe nominated to EPA; ERI continues helping state

The current director of IU's Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) has been nominated by the Biden administration as deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ERI’s work continues to make an impact around the state. In 2021, ERI will help nine Indiana cities and towns reduce local greenhouse gas emissions.

Read more about the ERI's work

Surveying pandemic impact on research, researchers at IU

Recognizing the disproportionate impact the pandemic is having on caregivers, IU's Gender Equity in Research Task Force is conducting a survey to better understand the pandemic's effects at IU. Look for emails with unique survey links sent 1/19 and 2/2 to full-time research staff and faculty.

Read about the task force

Cook Center for Public Arts and Humanities opens

A new arts and humanities hub in the restored Maxwell Hall at IU Bloomington will host lectures, exhibits, workshops, and conferences. Exhibitions open virtually Feb. 5 and for in-person viewing Feb. 9, following COVID-19 precautions.

Read more about the new center

Entrepreneurs and emotional intelligence

Research from the IU Kelley School of Business finds that emotional intelligence – the ability to understand, use, and manage emotions to relieve stress – is vital in the world of entrepreneurship.

Read more about the study

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