The Indiana University Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences announced today a gift of over $4.46 million from alumnus Lawrence M. Blatt, a pioneering virologist and the founder of Alios BioPharma Inc. The gift will provide funding for an array of new and ongoing endowments.
Handmade books by Karen Baldner’s students at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis are on display in the foyer outside the library. The exhibition has been extended through Aug. 14. Baldner described these artist’s books as sculptures on an intimate scale.
How do you move a 4,000-pound Roman mosaic dating back to the fifth century? Very carefully. The work had been on display in the IU Art Museum for nearly 25 years, on loan from The Getty Museum of Art in Los Angeles, who recently asked for its return.