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News for faculty and staff   |  April 9, 2019

Bloomington Campus

In search of 'Megajeff'

A giant sloth once roamed Indiana. Now the Indiana Geological and Water Survey is roaming the U.S. scanning bones to re-create the Megalonyx jeffersonii skeleton that once resided on the Bloomington campus.

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Students walk and ride bikes through Sample Gates at IU Bloomington

Hoosier Link expanding

Starting this fall, the program that guarantees transfer admission from Ivy Tech to IU will expand to include Indiana students who live off the Bloomington campus.

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Brandon Spahn

Hoosier by design

At 13, Brandon Spahn created a website banner for a forum for his favorite game. Now, the IU Athletics graphic designer keeps creating even after the workday is done.

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People boarding an IU Bloomington campus bus

Around IU

Read about a Campus Bus route survey, Little 500 details, the "Game of Thrones" premiere at the IMU and more in this week's news roundup.

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A woman is lying on a couch looking at her phone while a man is using a TV remote next to her.

Watch, tweet, shop

Marketers have fretted that social media distracts viewers from TV commercials. But new research from the Kelley School of Business shows "social TV" actually helps them.

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Events and Lectures

'Chasing Ice' screening and Q&A with filmmaker James Balog

Franklin Hall commons  |  April 10, 2019
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