Sameeksha Desai has been named the new director of the Manufacturing Policy Initiative (MPI), a multifaceted effort focusing on U.S. manufacturing policy within the Indiana University Public Policy Institute and the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Nearly 4.8 million low-income American households were unable to pay an energy bill last year, a problem that intensified during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic and disproportionately hurt Black and Hispanic households.
The Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs has announced the appointment of the first three recipients of its newly established Paul H. O’Neill Professorships.
The EPA has significant ties to the university and, in particular, the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
The report, “Indiana Local Government Officials' Contracts with Nonprofits,” uses data from the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (IACIR) on issues affecting local governments and residents in Indiana.
John D. Graham has been named chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board.
“College Openings, Mobility, and the Incidence of COVID-19 Cases,” was co-authored by IU O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs Professor Kosali Simon.
Survey of low-income households conducted by professors Sanya Carley and David Konisky confirms: Energy insecurity exacerbated by pandemic has hit vulnerable populations the hardest.
O’Neill School Dean Siân Mooney has been selected for the 2020 Class of Academy Fellows by the National Academy of Public Administration.
The study, “Feces Are Effective Biological Samples for Measuring Pesticides and Flame Retardants in Primates,” was co-authored by O’Neill’s Marta Venier, Shaorui Wang, and Tessa Steiniche, along with Michael Wasserman in the COAS Department of Anthropology, among other collaborators from the U.S., Uganda, and Costa Rica.
Amina Salamova is co-principal investigator for this joint research project conducted by the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs—part of a nationwide effort to implement the PFAS Action Plan, which outlines concrete steps the EPA is taking to address PFAS and protect public health.
The report, “Nonprofit Paid Employment in Health Care for Indiana,” uses data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) prepared by the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) and analyzed by the Indiana Nonprofits Project.
“Increased Indoor Exposure to Commonly Used Disinfectants During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” co-authored by O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs Associate Research Scientist Amina Salamova, Visiting Research Associate Guomao Zheng, and IUPUI Professor Gabriel Filippelli, appears in a forthcoming edition of Environmental Science and Technology Letters.
The study, “Examining the Accountability-Performance Link: The Case of Citizen Oversight of Police,” was conducted by O’Neill School professors Usman Ali and Sean Nicholson-Crotty and is forthcoming in the journal Public Performance and Management Review.
The O’Neill School has been selected to join the NextGen Service Active Planning Cohort, a small group of schools of public service that are committed to implementing new undergraduate public service programs.
A new study co-authored by IU and O'Neill researchers including Kosali Simon and Coady Wing indicates that use of non-COVID-19 care declined during this time period as people either deferred or skipped care, which may have important implications for their current and future health.
The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs ranks second in its academic subjects in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The report, Indiana Nonprofits and COVID-19: Impact on Services, Finances and Staffing, by Kirsten Grønbjerg, Elizabeth McAvoy, and Kathryn Habecker, examines the effects of the crisis on the state’s nonprofit sector.
All per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) should be treated as one class and avoided for nonessential uses, according to a peer-reviewed article co-authored by O’Neill's Marta Venier.
A new survey from Indiana University’s Sustainable Food Systems Science team has found that Indiana meat farmers could be more efficient and expansive if they had better access to meat processing plants.
The study, "Survey of Household Energy Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19," was conducted by O'Neill School professors Sanya Carley and David Konisky.
Today I urge you to be the change makers, to create the change that matters, to run for office, to volunteer, to create new public policies, and exercise your voting rights. In whatever ways we can help, we must.
Study by co-corresponding author Kosali Simon, Herman B Wells Endowed Professor, and IU research team including Felipe Lozano-Rojas, Thuy Nguyen, and Coady Wing of the O'Neill School.
Kosali Simon, the Herman B Wells professor in the O'Neill School, and various co-authors recently released three papers examining the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs, labor markets and unemployment.
The O’Neill School will present its Distinguished Alumni Award to Amy Kennedy-Reynolds, MPA’85, and Chris Lowery, BSPA’84, later this month.
O’Neill School Distinguished Professor Lisa Blomgren Amsler and several O’Neill faculty, students, and alumnae are serving as a vital resource on a $600,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for its Community Voices for Health initiative.
“COVID-19 Assistance Needs to Target Energy Insecurity,” was co-authored by O’Neill School Professor Sanya Carley and doctoral student Michelle Graff and was published today (May 1).
The O’Neill School announced today (April 30) that Kimberly Novick, associate professor and director of the school’s Ph.D. program in environmental science, is the recipient of the 2020 Fischer Faculty Fellowship.
Indiana University researchers, including the O’Neill School’s Kosali Simon, have released results from the first comprehensive study of how COVID-19 mitigation policies affect measures of individual movement and contact in the United States.
Schools, families should replace carpets as industry moves away from PFAS. The authors, led by O’Neill School’s Marta Venier, measured PFAS concentrations in carpet and dust samples collected from 18 California childcare centers in 2018.
A trio of O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs students will be responsible for putting home-grown food on the tables of a local neighborhood after writing a successful grant application as part of one of their undergraduate classes with Professor Laura Littlepage.
IU Sustainability environmental practices coordinator Hannah Gregory worked to create a 2019 IU tree map to give IU Landscape Services a better idea on how to properly maintain their trees and the IU community a guide to the forestry that surrounds them.
Adam Ward and two Indiana University colleagues—the School of Education’s Adam Maltese and the Jacobs School of Music’s Mark Smith—have pooled resources to lend a bit of help to those in need.
Former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and IU alumnus, Paul H. O’Neill, who demonstrated extraordinary leadership across the public, private and nonprofit sectors, died today (April 18) in Pittsburgh at the age of 84.
Based on a 2017 survey, a large majority of Indiana local government officials (LGOs) reported having positive working relationships with most types of institutions. These and other findings are the subject of a new report on Indiana Local Government Officials’ Opinions on Working Relationships with Nonprofits released today by the Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
Both sides of the political spectrum recognize a need to reduce American dependence on carbon-based energy sources, but how the nation does so remains a divisive issue, a new study led by O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs professor Shahzeen Attari and co-authored with O'Neill research associate Joe Kantenbacher and Ph.D. student Deidra Miniard.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington is ranked No. 1 for its master’s program in public affairs in the U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington is ranked No. 1 for its master's program in public affairs in the just-released U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings.
The Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the government of Paraguay have signed a partnership agreement that will result in greater collaboration between the two organizations and provide substantial academic opportunities for students and scholars.
The study, co-authored by O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs researchers Amina Salamova and Guomao Zheng suggests high levels of dangerous contaminants — known as PFAS — are finding their way into child care centers through the very products intended to keep children healthy.
Indiana University has named Lisa Blomgren Amsler a distinguished professor, the highest academic title the university can bestow on a faculty member. President Michael A. McRobbie announced the Bicentennial Year honorees on Feb. 20.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named an Indiana University project led by associate professor Joseph Shaw as one of the highest-scoring proposals in its 100&Change competition for a $100 million grant to help solve one of the world's most critical social challenges.
Indiana’s social assistance industry has more than doubled in size since 1995 to reach almost 60,000 paid employees in 2018. However, less than half of those now work for nonprofit organizations
Indiana University’s Manufacturing Policy Initiative has announced its inaugural class of fellows: Gilbert Kaplan and Michael Mandel.