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Summer Session Offers Broad View of Research and Careers in Education for Undergrads


Undergraduates from across all disciplines are encouraged to explore what the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (GSE&IS) has to offer during Summer Session. Associate Professor of Education Robert Cooper says that taking a Summer Session course will greatly enrich the lives and learning of those who are exploring a future career as teachers and/or school administrators. Read more


NSF awards IU $3.82 million for Open Science Grid Operations Center


The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy have renewed funding for the Open Science Grid project, providing $27 million from 2012 to 2016. Indiana University will receive $3.82 million of the award to continue running OSG’s Operations Center, highlighting IU’s noted expertise in grid computing and ability to deliver a reliable, secure, easy-to-use environment. Read more


SLIS Alumna named Vice President/President-Elect of ASCLA


Sara Laughlin (MLS ’72) will serve as the next vice-president/president-elect of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA). The announcement was featured on ASCLA’s blog last month. A division of the American Library Association (ALA), ASCLA’s membership includes librarians who work in state library agencies and consortia, consultants, and those who serve people with disabilities. Read more