Author Dave Eggers, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger, and NPR correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson will speak about their careers and current issues in the media during this series of lectures, which are free and open to the public.
A growing network of IU students, faculty, staff and Bloomington residents are taking on the cause of the honeybee and its perilous existence. A dozen students have joined the Beekeeping Club at IU to help establish hives on campus and raise awareness of the ongoing collapse of bee colonies. U.S. beekeepers lost more than 40 percent of their colonies in 2014-15, and in Indiana, the total colony loss last year was 49 percent.
The IU Police Academy presented badges to 36 members of its 43rd class in Bloomington during graduation. Graduates of the 2015 academy session have completed several hundred hours of training over 14 weeks on their way to becoming fully certified police officers in the state of Indiana.