Lectures and Panels
- Global Perspectives Lecture - Thomas Carothers
March 25, 2014
- "Doubts and Dilemmas: U.S. Responses to Arab Political Change"
- Global Perspectives Lecture - Jonathan Jansen
March 7, 2014
- “Using Global(ized) Thinking in Breaking Down Barriers to Human Togetherness in a Former White University”
- Global Perspectives Lecture - Shauna Singh Baldwin
February 18, 2014
- “The Selector of Souls”
- Global Perspectives Lecture - Ambassador Husain Haqqani
January 31, 2014
- “Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding”
- Patrick O'Meara International Lecture - Dean Lee A. Feinstein
April 1, 2014
- "Back to the Future: Old Challenges and New, and the Capacity of International Institutions to Cope."
- Public Health Lecture: Marian Godeke Miller Lectureship Series - Dr. John R. Finnegan
March 6, 2014
- “The World of 2030 and What it Means for Academic Public Health”
- Global Perspectives Lecture 8 - Valerie Plame Wilson
November 11, 2013
- “Networking: The Challenges and Opportunities of International Public Service”
- Global Perspectives Lecture 7 - Augustin K. Fosu
November 7, 2013
- “Developing African Economies: The Past, Present, and Future”
- IU Foundation: Partners in Philanthropy
November 1, 2013
- Live broadcast runs 2 hours
- IU Human Resources Retirement Investment Symposium
October 10, 2013
- Moderated by: Daniel Rives Associate Vice President, Indiana University Human Resources
- Global Perspectives Lecture 6 - U.S. Ambassador Laurence Wohlers
October 3, 2013
- “What Happens When a State Collapses?”
- Forum: IU delegation's trip to Africa
September 25, 2013
- Vice President for International Affairs David Zaret to lead discussion and entertain questions
- Global Perspectives Lecture 5 - Eric Weitz
September 17, 2013
- “Borderlands and Bloodlands: Rethinking the Mass Violence of the Twentieth Century in Eastern Europe”
- IU Center on Global Change
September 26-27-28, 2013
- Framing the Global Conference
- Peebles Memorial Lecture - Paul Messina
April 25, 2013
- “Scientific computing – will the lessons learned apply to the future?”
- Global Perspectives Lecture 4 - Matthew Connelly
March 22, 2013
- “The History and Future of Official Secrecy: The Last Frontier of State Sovereignty”
- Global Perspectives Lecture 3 - Linda Woodhead
April 2, 2013
- “God Has a Purpose for You: the Global Transformation of Religion Since the 1980s”
- Global Perspectives Lecture 2 - Maya Jasanoff
March 7, 2013
- “The Worlds of Joseph Conrad”
- Global Perspectives Lecture - Lee Hamilton
January 29, 2013
- Lee Hamilton Talk Inaugurates New Lecture Series
- Forum: IU delegation's trip to South America
December 12, 2012
- President McRobbie to lead discussion and entertain questions
- Forum: IU delegation's trip to Southeast Asia
August 28, 2012
- Vice President for International Affairs David Zaret leads discussion and entertains questions
- K-12 Education Issues: Panel Discussion
August 17, 2012
- Expert panel moderated by IU alumna Jane Pauley
- Forum: President McRobbie's Trip to India
October 4, 2011
- Live forum with other members of the travel party
- 2011 Sims Lecture: Dr. John Lantos
April 12, 2011
- “Narrative, Narcissism, and Notes from a Life in Neonatal Bioethics"
- A Conversation with Jane Pauley and Meryl Streep
November 12, 2010
- One of America’s favorite actresses and one of today’s most respected female journalists got together for a chat in front of 3,700 guests.
- 2011 Business Outlook Panel
November 4, 2010
- Each fall for 38 years, the Business Outlook panel from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has presented national, state and local economic forecasts for the coming year to business, political and community leaders of Indiana.
- 2010 Sims Lecture: Dr. Mark Mercurio
April 20, 2010
- “Decision-Making in the Pediatric Critical Care Setting”
- 2010 Poynter Center Lectures
April 9 & 28, 2010
- Professors Adina Roskies and James Blair
- Elinor Ostrom
February 16, 2010
- “Nobel Lecture”
- Haiti Earthquake Campus Forum
January 21, 2010
- “Understanding the Haiti Earthquake of 2010”
- Poynter Center Seminar
December 9, 2009
- “Emerging Issues in Neuroethics: Individual Responsibility and Empathy”
- 2009 Business Outlook Panel
November 5, 2009
- Each fall for 37 years, the Business Outlook panel from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has presented national, state and local economic forecasts for the coming year to business, political and community leaders of Indiana.
- T. Boone Pickens Lecture
September 18, 2009
- “America's Foreign Oil Dependency Crisis”
- Poynter Center Seminar
June 10, 2009
- “Animal Pain and Biomedical Research: Ethics and Practice”
- Matthew Vandivier Sims Memorial Lecture
April 16, 2009
- “Bioethics For Babies: Are There Guidelines for the Perplexed?”
- 2009 Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture
April 29, 2009
- Prof. David H. Weaver lecture, “Journalists, Journalism, and Research: What Do We Know and Why Should We Care?”
- U.S.-China Business Conference
April 15, 2009
- Indiana University hosts an ambitious conference on U.S.-China business cooperation that is designed to assist entrepreneurs and promote the prosperity of both countries.
- John Seffrin Lecture: Cancer at a Crossroads
December 19, 2008
- American Cancer Society C.E.O. to discuss advancements in the understanding of cancer and how to deal with the cancer problem, including the issue of access to quality health care.
- 2008 Business Outlook Panel
November 6, 2008
- Kelley School of Business faculty kick-off a statewide tour in which they present national, state and local economic forecasts for 2009.
- Gubernatorial Debate Held at IU
October 14, 2008
- Republican Governor Mitch Daniels, Democratic challenger Jill Long Thompson and Libertarian challenger Andy Horning engage in the final gubernatorial debate from the Indiana University Auditorium.
- Federal Reserve Bank President Speaks at IU
October 2, 2008
- James B. Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, held a public lecture on the state of the U.S. economy on Thursday, October 2. Bullard holds a Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University.
- "Human Rights and Bioethics: Curb Your Enthusiasm"
April 3, 2008
- Annual Sims Lecture, featuring John Arras. Arras is the Porterfield Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, where he created and directs the Undergraduate Program in Bioethics. In his presentation, Professor Arras addressed issues involved in genetic enhancement and human rights and how human rights and access to health care are related.
- “The Composer as Resident: the Role of the Composer in the Community"
September 27, 2007
- Lecture by W. Claude Baker, Jr., a composition professor in IU’s Jacobs School of Music, after receiving the prestigious Tracy M. Sonneborn Award.
- “What’s Right and Wrong with the Media” Symposium
September 6, 2007
- Participants included Ms. Katrina Vanden Huevel, editor and publisher of The Nation magazine, Stephen F. Cohen, professor of Russian Studies at New York University and a distinguished IU alumnus, and Julia R. Fox, a Telecommunications professor at IU. The symposium, sponsored by The Nation magazine and the IU School of Journalism, was moderated by IU Journalism professor Michael T. Conway.
- “Terry Schiavo and Contemporary Myths about Dying”
March 1, 2007
- Professor Rebecca Dresser presented the sixth annual Matthew Vandivier Sims Memorial Lecture on March 1, 2007. Her topic was “Terry Schiavo and Contemporary Myths about Dying,” in which she examined three myths that are impeding progress toward developing a better understanding of death and dying and creating improved public policy in this critical area.
- 2007 Kelley Business Conference - Panel Discussion
February 28, 2007
- The 61st annual Indiana University Business Conference, presented by the IU Kelley School of Business, was held in Indianapolis on February 28. One of the key elements of the conference was a moderated discussion among five corporate executives, led by Dan Dalton, director of the school's Institute for Corporate Governance, dean emeritus and the Harold A. Poling Chair in strategic management.
- Surgeon General Spotlights IU's Public Health Role
November 29, 2006
- Acting U.S. Surgeon General Kenneth P. Moritsugu visited Indiana University Bloomington to talk with the university community and general public about IU's role in improving the health and prosperity of Hoosiers and the nation. He delivered a free public address, part of the 60th anniversary celebration of IUB's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
- 2007 Business Outlook Panel Forecast
November 2, 2006
- Each fall since 1972, the Business Outlook panel from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has presented an economic forecast for the coming year to business, political and community leaders of Indiana. On Thursday, November 2, the Business Outlook Panel delivered their economic forecast presentation for the year 2007. Panelists included: Jerry Conover, director of the Indiana Business Research Center, John Boquist, Edward E. Edwards professor of finance, Morton Marcus, Director Emeritus, Indiana Business Research Center, and Willard Witte, associate professor of economics and director of the Center for Econometric Model Research. The moderator was Patricia McDougal, Associate Dean of faculty and research, Kelley School of Business.
- 2007 Sonneborn Lecture: David Baker
September 7, 2006
- Distinguished Professor David N. Baker, chair of the Jazz Studies Department of the Jacobs School of Music at IU, received the Tracy M. Sonneborn Award for 2006 on Thursday, September 7. The annual award recognizes an IU faculty member who has achieved international recognition for work as a performer, composer, scholar, and educator.
- Ruckelshaus Lecture and Panel Discussion: "Environmental Protection in the face of Population and Economic Growth"
April 19, 2006
- William Ruckelshaus, the first administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, presented a lecture entitled "Environmental Protection in the face of Population and Economic Growth" and participated in a panel discussion April 19, 2006. His lecture dealt with sustaining environmental protection in the face of population and economic growth, particularly in democracies around the world. The panel discussion which followed dealt with Ruckelshaus' address and related issues in environmental policy.
- Patten Lecture: "Freedom Evolves--a Dangerous Idea"
March 7, 2006
- Professor Daniel C. Dennett delivered the lecture "Freedom Evolves--a Dangerous Idea," at Indiana University Bloomington on March 7, 2006. At Tufts University Dr. Dennett is a professor of Philosophy and director of the Center for Cognitive Studies. Professor Dennett has authored more than ten books including Freedom Evolves and Darwin's Dangerous Idea
- "Information Beyond Modernity: Globalization and Difference"
March 3, 2006
- Professor Arturo Escobar delivered his lecture during the Informatics Goes Global: Methods at a Crossroads conference at Indiana University Bloomington on March 3, 2006.
- "Rules of Engagement for an American Research University in the Era of Globalization"
March 3, 2006
- Dr. Michael A. McRobbie delivered an address entitled "Rules of Engagement for an American Research University in the Era of Globalization" during the Informatics Goes Global: Methods at a Crossroads conference at Indiana University Bloomington on Moarch 3, 2006.
- "Babies by Design? The Ethics of Gene Enhancement"
February 23, 2006
- Professor, Ronald M. Green delivered the lecture "Babies by Design? The Ethics of Gene Enhancement," the 2006 Matthew Vandivier Sims Memorial Lecture. At Dartmouth College Dr. Green is a professor of religion and director of the Institute for the Study of Applied and Professional Ethics. He also teaches bioethics and reproductive ethics in Dartmouth's school of medicine.
- 2006 Business Outlook Panel
November 3, 2005
- For more than 30 years, Hoosiers have turned to Indiana University experts to gain insight into the future of state, national and international economic trends. Economists from the Kelley School of Business have provided useful guidance to policy makers and businessmen and women through their Business Outlook Panel, which began its annual tour of the state with presentations in Indianapolis and Bloomington on Nov. 3.
- Alice M. Rivlin, "Are We Too Polarized to Make Public Decisions?"
October 27, 2005
- Dr. Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institute scholar and former vice
chair of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, presented a lecture at an event sponsored by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and in conjunction with IU's Department of Political Science.
- "The Germ of the Story: Process and Metaphor in the Writing of Fiction"
May 2, 2005
- Indiana University professor of english and director of the creative writing program in IU's department of english, Anthony V. Ardizzone delivered this year's annual Sonneborn lecture. In his lecture "The Germ of the Story: Process and Metaphor in the Writing of Fiction," professor Ardizzone discusses his novels and short stories and he describes the creative writing process.
- Xerox VP at IU Business Conference
March 9, 2005
- Ursula M. Burns, president of business group operations and corporate senior vice president at Xerox Corp., was one of four to speak March 9 at the Kelley School of Business' annual business conference. Burns, who was named by Fortune magazine as one the 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in America, told the story of the remarkable recent turnaround at Xerox. The company's lessons have application at many companies today dealing with change. "The Changing Identity of Corporate America: Opportunity, Duty, Leadership" was the theme for the conference.
- Bioethical Controversies About Human Dignity: Cloning and Commerce in Organs
March 3, 2005
- University of Virginia professor James F. Childress delivered the lecture “Bioethical Controversies About Human Dignity: Cloning and Commerce in Organs” on March 3, 2005. Professor Childress’ lecture was the 2005 Matthew Vandivier Sims Memorial Lecture, which is presented annually by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions and the family and friends of Matthew, who died in infancy.
- "An Introduction to Polling"
May 20, 2004
- Nationally recognized political pollster Fred Yang appeared on the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne campus on May 20, 2004. During his lecture Mr. Yang discussed political or strategic polls, described the process of polling, explained an actual poll and answered a variety of questions about political polling. Mr. Yang's lecture was sponsored by the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics in the department of Political Science at IPFW.
- 2004 Sonneborn Lecture
April 8, 2004
- Indiana University sociology professor Pamela Barnhouse Walters delivered the 2004 Sonneborn Lecture. In her lecture, “Mechanisms for Maintaining Educational Inequality,” professor Walters discusses her extensive research on the factors affecting inequality in American education.
- 2004 Kelley Business Conference
March 3, 2004
- On Wednesday, March 3, 2004 the Indiana University Kelley School of Business presented its 58th annual Business Conference in Indianapolis. The theme for this year's conference was Leading Change: Reinventing the Organization. Speakers included the leader of a company few believed could survive a highly visible corporate crisis, a Hoosier proponent of entrepreneurship and the nation's second-highest-ranking military officer.
- Five Policy Options for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: An International Perspective
March 11, 2004
- On March 11, 2004 Georgetown University professor LeRoy Walters delivered the lecture "Five Policy Options for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: An International Perspective" at Indiana University Bloomington. Professor Walters is a professor of Christian ethics and philosophy at Georgetown University.
- "All the World’s a Stage: Supporting the Transformation from Exclusion to Inclusion "
February 9, 2004
- B.D. Wong, actor and author, presented the lecture "All the World’s a Stage: Supporting the Transformation from Exclusion to Inclusion " on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University fort Wayne. B.D. Wong is perhaps best known from his role as Father Ray Mukada, the compassionate and tireless Catholic priest in the controversial HBO series Oz. Wong can also be seen as a recurring character on NBC’s Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, where he plays forensic psychiatrist Dr. Huang. In addition, he co-starred with comedian Margaret Cho on her series All-American Girl as a member of television’s first Asian American family when the situation comedy appeared for one season on ABC. Wong's lecture was part of the Omnibus lecture series at IPFW.
- Afghanistan: Where Do We Stand?
January 22, 2004
- Mr. Robert P. Finn, who was the United States ambassador to Afghanistan from March 2002 until August 2003, presented the lecture "Afghanistan: Where Do We Stand?" at Indiana University Bloomington. In his lecture Ambassador Finn discusses changes in Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. Finn is the Ertegun Visiting Professor in the Near East Studies Department of Princeton University where he was on the faculty prior to serving as the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. Finn's lecture was part of the Chancellor's Forum series at IUB.
- The Role of the Public Intellectual in American Society
October 18, 2003
- Distinguished historian Garry Wills delivered a lecture on "The Role of the Public Intellectual in American Society" on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The lecture was the inaugural event in the new lecture series on public intellectuals in American life. Dr. Wills' lecture was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Religion in American Culture in the IU School of Liberal Arts and was made possible with support from Lilly Endowment.
- Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability for the 21st Century: the Role of Education
Friday, September 19, 2003
- David Orr, professor and chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College, presented his lecture Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability for the 21st Century: the Role of Education. The lecture was sponsored by the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program at Indiana University Bloomington and the Council for Environmental Stewardship. Professor Orr is, perhaps, best known for his pioneering work on environmental literacy in higher education and his recent work in ecological design.
- 007 in Academia
May 29 thru June 1, 2003
- "The Cultural Politics of Ian Fleming 007," was held at Indiana University Bloomington May 29-June 1, 2003. The symposium was sponsored by the IUB College of Arts and Sciences, The College's Arts and Humanities Institute and the Department of English at IU.
The kickoff event for the symposium was a lecture delivered by James Chapman, a lecturer in film and television history at the Open University in the United Kingdom and author of the book License to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films.
- Poynter Center Ethics Seminars
May 5 thru 8, 2003
- In recognition of the retirement of its longtime director, Professor David Smith, the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions at Indiana University presented four ethics seminars. At the beginning of each seminar three speakers made thought-provoking presentations as starting points for discussion.
Here are the audiostreams of seminars on: Journalists' Ethics in a Time of War, the Role of Religion in Contemporary American Politics, Direct Marketing of Genetic Tests and Issues in Research Ethics.
Chancellor's Forum Lecture: Middle East
April 28, 2003
- Professor Joel Beinin, a Middle East scholar and professor of Middle Eastern History at Stanford University, delivered this year's Chancellor's Forum lecture at Indiana University Bloomington. You can hear professor Beinin's lecture "Scholars, Neo-Conservative Pundits and U.S. Middle East Policy.".
- Sex and the Feminist Revolution
March 26, 2003
- Activist, journalist, author and editor, Gloria Steinem talked about Sex and the Feminist Revolution at Indiana University Bloomington on February 6, 2003. Ms. Steinem was the keynote speaker for the Kinsey Institute's series, Women's Sexualities: Portrayals and Perspectives. Along with the Kinsey Institute, Ms. Steinem's talk was sponsored by the IUB Chancellor's office, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Indiana Memorial Union Board and WTIU television.
According to Gloria Steinem, "There's nothing more appropriate than talking about the Kinsey Report (Sexual Behavior in the Human Female) and the feminist revolution together because each owes very much to the other. ... The presence of reliable and respected study and information really made a huge difference."
- Lee Hamilton Reflections on American Foreign Policy
March 26, 2003
- As part of the Chancellor's Forum Lecture Series at Indiana University Bloomington, former U.S. congressman Lee Hamilton delivered a lecture on March 26, 2003. His topic was Reflections on American Foreign Policy.
Mr. Hamilton is director of the Center On Congress at IU Bloomington. He is also director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
The U.S. currently occupies a position of unprecedented preeminence in international affairs. Lee Hamilton discussed the burdens and opportunities that come with being the only superpower.
- 2003 IU Business Conference: NASDAQ chairman speaks
March 5, 2003
- Harwick "Wick" Simmons, chairman and CEO of The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc., was one of the featured speakers at the 57th annual conference of IU's Kelley School of Business. The theme for the conference was "Who Do You Trust? The Crisis in Corporate Governance," and Simmons discussed the effects of the continuing corporate governance crisis on the markets, investor confidence and the investment banking/financial services community.
- Conference: Indiana University Essential to State's Economy
December 10, 2002
- Indiana University President Myles Brand, Indiana Lt. Gov. Joseph Kernan and David Goodrich, the president of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, joined with IU faculty and others to discuss their organizations' roles in state economic development during a day-long conference. Close to 100 business, community and government leaders gathered at the University Place Conference Center at IUPUI to hear a series of presentations providing the latest information about the university's role in the state's economy, in life sciences and in information technology.
- Lecture by Emmy award-winner Robert Benedetti
October 15, 2002
- On Oct. 15, 2002, the Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama presented the second of two public lectures by acclaimed acting teacher and film producer Robert Benedetti. Benedetti, who has won three Emmy Awards in the last five years as producer of the Best Television Movie, discussed Hollywood Ethics: Behind the Oxymoron. Benedetti produced the critically acclaimed 1999 Showtime film, Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within. He won his first Emmy for producing the 1997 HBO film, Miss Evers' Boys, which was nominated for twelve Emmys. In 1999, he produced A Lesson Before Dying (also for HBO), which won the Emmy for Best Picture. Benedetti is the author of The Actor at Work, now in its eighth edition. The lecture was held in the Ruth H. Halls Theatre.
- Death Penalty Panel
October 15, 2002
- Several schools, programs and departments at Indiana University Bloomington worked with community organizations to create an interdisciplinary series of events on death penalty issues for the week of Oct. 11-18, 2002. The series, "Two Views: An Engagement of the Community on the Death Penalty," examined opposing views on the controversial issue, including the use of artwork, film, music and forums to explore the feelings and emotions behind it.
Sister Helen Prejean, author of the book Dead Man Walking, participated in a forum with Indiana Deputy Attorney General, Tom Perkins, on Oct. 15, 2002. IU Bloomington Chancellor Sharon Stephens Brehm moderated the discussion at the IU Auditorium. The forum was organized by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions and the Indiana Memorial Union Board.
- 2002 Business Outlook Panel
November 8, 2001
- For nearly 30 years, Hoosiers around the state have turned to economists at Indiana University each November
for their insights on the future of the state, national and international economies. In often uncertain times, the IU experts have provided useful guidance to citizens, policy makers and business people. IU's Business Outlook Panel again began its tour of the state this fall with presentations i n Indianapolis and Bloomington on Nov. 8.
- 50th Anniversary of IU Press - Lecture by Michael Dirda
April 17, 2001
- Michael Dirda visited Bloomington recently to speak to a gathering celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Indiana University Press. Dirda, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and a well-known writer and editor, is Senior Editor of the Washington Post Book World.
- Lecture by environmental journalist, activist and author Mark Hertsgaard
April 13, 2001
- Just in time for Earth Day, this audio stream features a lecture by renowned environmental journalist, activist and author Mark Hertsgaard. Hertsgaard, who recently visited IU, speaks about a six-year, 19-nation journey he undertook to assess the state of the world's environment and to gain an understanding of the complex cultural and social forces that complicate our ability to find solutions to environmental challenges. He proposes a plan, called the Global Green Deal, aimed at meeting these challenges.
- Cokie and Steve Roberts Present "Media, Politics and the Congress"
February 26, 2001
- Cokie and Steve Roberts, two respected Washington, D.C.-based journalists, comment on many of the core socio-political issues facing our society today, including the George W. Bush Presidency and media coverage trends. Sponsored by the Center on Congress at Indiana University.
- Tracy M. Sonneborn Lecture - "All Explosions Great and Small"
December 5, 2000
- Victor Viola is the recipient of the 2000 Tracy M. Sonneborn Award, initiated in 1985 by the Dean of the Faculties Office to honor an IU professor who has achieved special distinction as a teacher and as a scholar or artist. Viola has long been established as one of the world’s leading nuclear chemists. His studies of nuclear reaction dynamics have continually broken new ground, and one of his special interests is the connection between nuclear phenomena and astrophysics. In his lecture he compares the explosion of a supernova with the explosion of atomic nuclei into fragments in a particle accelerator.
Century Teachers Panel
November 15, 2000
- In an effort to meet the unique challenges facing 21st-century teachers, the Indiana University School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI convened the first of many panel discussions with working teachers.
- Christoph Wolff Lecture on Bach
November, 9 2000
- Christoph Wolff, a preeminent scholar of J.S. Bach, lectured at the IU School of Music in honor of J.S. Bach's 150th birthday. Wolff is the William Powell Mason Professor of Music and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. The author of several books on Bach, Wolff was recently selected as the first American to head the Bach Archive in the composer's home city of Leipzig, Germany.
- 2001 Business Outlook Panel presentation
November 9, 2000
- Faculty in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business presented heir annual forecast on the national, state and central Indiana economies Nov. 9 in Indianapolis Center."
- French Ambassador
October 26, 2000
- On Thursday, Oct. 26, His Excellency Francois Bujon de l'Estang visited Indiana University Bloomington. The French ambassador to the United States delivered a lecture on the state of the European Union and the Priorities of the French Presidency. Ambassador de l'Estang awarded France's highest academic honor, the Commandeur dans l'Ordre day Palmes Academiques, to Albert Valdman, the Rudy Professor of French and Italian and Linguistics at IU.
- James P. Holland Memorial Lecture Series - Homer Neal
- The James P. Holland Memorial Lecture Series allows Indiana University to recognize the contributions of an exemplary scholar who possessed a passion for teaching and learning. Professor Holland succeeded as a teacher because he focused on students, not just the content of his discipline. Armed with an unswerving commitment to excellence and equity, Professor Holland was a mentor for students from all walks of life long before "mentoring" was part of the popular vocabulary of academia. Please join us!
- Director of the IU Center on Congress Lee Hamilton
March 27, 2000
- Fresh from his meeting with Taiwan's newly-elected president, Lee Hamilton, former congressman and currently the director of the IU Center on Congress, spoke at the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs on "Changes I've Seen in Congress."
- "Preventing Youth Violence" panel with the Dalai Lama
August 17, 1999
- "Positive Approaches to Violence Prevention: Peacebuilding in Schools and Communities" was the theme for the August 17 panel. Speakers included His Holiness the Dalai Lama, William Sessions, Sarah Evans Barker, and Richard Kimberly.