Officials say the degree will be a combination of biostatistics, computer science and informatics.
The goal of the initiative is to address layers of administrative red tape that build up over the years at a large organization like a university.
The candidates began the forum with opening remarks, then individually answered questions submitted by IU students and arts advocates.
Former Indiana running back Kiante Enis has pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony child molestation.
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie spoke on finances, history, and the university's upcoming bicentennial.
The university says if someone sees a drone on campus he or she should call police.
The plant's flower is said to smell like a decomposing body.
The goal of the project is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the primary pollutant behind man-made climate change.
Enochs agreed to plead guilty to the lesser charge of battery with moderate bodily injury, a misdemeanor.
Researchers hope to understand the prevention, onset, treatment, progression and health outcomes of human diseases through a precision approach.