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At Indiana University, we innovate with daring curiosity and bold imagination, making transformational discoveries that reshape the world around us.

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Expertise Highlight

Innovating at the speed of life

Indiana University’s research community reimagines the future and then creates it, pioneering innovations that transform bold ideas into life-changing results.

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Obesity epidemic research honored as Breakthrough of the Year

Distinguished Professor Richard DiMarchi's transformative research into the use of GLP-1 drugs to fight obesity is a shining example of IU innovation and has earned him the 2024 Mani L. Bhaumik Breakthrough of the Year award.

Get to know DiMarchi
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Student Success

The nation's No. 1 online MBA celebrates 25 years

The Kelley Direct MBA was the first program of its kind from a top business school and it quickly became the best. Now, it's celebrating 25 years of excellence and continuing to lead the way in online business education.

Discover Kelley Direct
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Student Success

Student-led startups pave a future of innovation

Four undergrads have taken their research out of the lab and into the community by launching startup companies, showcasing how the culture of innovation at Indiana University impacts students at every level.

Watch their stories
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Kelley professor on cutting edge of AI research

Professor Sagar Samtani's research pairs data analytics and artificial intelligence to improve cybersecurity, better diagnose mental health issues, and create high-impact solutions for the business world.

Explore Samtani's work
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Student Success

Undergrads establish $4.2 million private equity fund

Established by Kelley School of Business students, Sample Gates Management Inc., is the largest undergraduate student-managed real estate private equity fund launch, measured by dollars raised, in the country. It's a unique opportunity made possible by the entrepreneurial climate found at Indiana University.

Learn about the fund
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Student success

Unique course applies military leadership principles to business

Military Leadership—From Battle Field to Peace Time is a one-of-a-kind class that teaches how to apply wartime tactics to the business world. The class uses interactive games to go beyond theory and put what students are learning into practice.

See how the course works
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Historic oral health breakthrough honored

The impact of Indiana University's development of the first fluoride toothpaste formula continues to be felt more than 70 years later. In fact, the Department of Chemistry has earned a National Historic Chemical Designation from the American Chemical Society for this work.

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Student Success

Pentagon recognizes students for their consulting work

As part of their graduate program at the Kelley School of Business, four students completed consulting projects for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division. Their work in the school’s Field Consulting Project earned them recognition from the Pentagon.

Discover their consulting work
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Student success

Physician MBA program trains healthcare's leaders

More than a decade ago, Kelley launched the first Physician MBA program from a top-ranked business school. Today, the school counts more than 400 physician leaders working to transform healthcare among its alumni.

Explore the Physician MBA program
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Student Success

IU Innovates rapidly expands student entrepreneurship

More than 125 student startup founders and 30 student startup teams have found the support they need to pursue their dreams at IU Innovates. Founded less than a year ago, IU Innovates is driving impact by expanding entrepreneurship at Indiana University.

Meet the entrepreneurs

We are a university where imagination, ideas, and entrepreneurship thrive.

Pamela Whitten President of Indiana University

Areas of Expertise

Leading the Way to Excellence

Indiana University is fearlessly tackling some of society's biggest challenges. Making breakthrough discoveries in technology, medicine, and science. And transforming our world in ways both big and small.

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Artificial intelligence

AI has the potential to change everything—and we're showing the world how to make the most of it. Through projects touching business, healthcare, education, the arts, and more, we're paving the way to a more intelligent future.

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The arts

It's been said that art makes the world go round. It certainly makes life better. We're using art to improve healthcare, broaden perspectives, enable communication, and create the masterpieces of tomorrow.

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