Category Archives: IU

Roads Not Traveled

One of the perquisites of the dozing, decrepit professorial alte kocker maturing academic consists of invitations to visit other institutions, perhaps to participate in a colloquium or give a lecture. Maybe the subject of your lecture is within your research … Continue reading

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The newest Jacobs SOM hire

Phil Ford As some of you know, the school where I work — Indiana University's famed Jacobs School of Music — has made some pretty big hires in the last few years: Andre Watts, Leonard Slatkin, Joshua Bell, and of … Continue reading

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In the money!

Phil Ford I just came back from the big news conference at which it was announced that the Lilly Endowment has just given the Jacobs School of Music (where I work) 44 million dollars. This will allow IU to replace … Continue reading

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