Research & Innovation

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Indiana University Is on It

Ranked as the 54th most innovative university on the planet, IU is home to world-class researchers, scientists, and thought leaders. Here is a small…

Violet Hall arm wrestles with Jon Racek.

A High-Tech Helping Hand

“Design is more than just aesthetics and making things look cool,” says IU School of Art, Architecture, and Design senior lecturer Jon Racek. “It…

By solving the innermost mysteries of the human skeletal system, IU's Melissa Kacena in helping us reach the outermost frontiers of space.


Imagine watching Neil Armstrong descend the Apollo 11 ladder to take the first steps on the moon. He reaches the bottom rung, pushes off…