Vladimir Touraev, who received one of the 42 "megagrants"
The funding will allow his lab to operate through 2016 and his funding could be renewed for an additional two years. Touraev will continue to serve as the Boucher Professor of Mathematics at IU and will spend his summers in
Report shows growth in nonprofit sector
In the face of two recessions, the state's nonprofit sector grew every year from 1995 to 2011, driven mainly by health care and education industries, according to a report out of
On the other hand, three smaller industries -- arts, entertainment and recreation, social assistance and membership-based organizations -- all saw reductions in payroll during the "Great Recession" of 2008-09. But nonprofit employment and payroll in
Kirsten Gronbjerg, a professor from
While it revealed certain nonprofit sectors gained during the recession, the study also showed there were "divergent trends" within subcategories because of evolving government funding interests.
For example, from 2007 to 2011, nonprofit colleges and universities grew in both employment and payroll, but nonprofit junior colleges decreased by about 40 percent in both categories.
Students taking out fewer loans
IU students took out fewer loans to pay for school this year, according to
IU created an
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