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Scientist at Work: Richard Sutter

IU Home Pages

Monday, April 13, 2009Allison Cooke
IU Home Pages

The latest edition of IU Home Pages, the Indiana University faculty and staff newspaper, is now online.

Seal Indiana

Friday, April 3, 2009Allison Cooke
Seal Indiana

Seal Indiana is a statewide mobile dental program that provides preventive oral health services for children who do not have adequate access to dental care. The program is supported in part by financial contributions of the Indiana State Department of Health and Delta Dental Foundation.

IU Recreational Sports

Monday, April 13, 2009Allison Cooke
Recreational Sports

Need some motivation to keep active and healthy? Listen to the IU Recreational Sports weekly podcast.

Events

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker

"Darwin's Birthday Suit: The Evolution of Human Skin and Skin Color"
April 24, 2009
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Ernie Pyle 220, IU Bloomington

Penn State University anthropologist Nina Jablonski studies skin color in human and hominid species. Her studies suggest skin color cannot be used to classify people into groups or races because similar colors have evolved many times. She also aruges skin color is one of the best examples of evolution by natural selection acting on the human body.

Scientist at Work: Richard Sutter

Monday, April 20, 2009Steve Chaplin

Give Richard Sutter that tooth you kept as a kid, a little time to work and the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne bioarchaeologist will be telling you things about your great-great-great grandparents you may never have imagined. By examining genetically influenced tooth traits and pathologies such as cavities and tooth wear, Sutter can tell which family matriarchs or patriarchs lived well, with plentiful foods and healthy offspring, or which of their kin suffered through times of stress and disease.

Indiana University biologist leads $8 million project to study economically important plants

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker
Loren Rieseberg

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A project led by an Indiana University Bloomington plant biology team has been awarded an $8 million, four-year National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics and genomics of economically important and evolutionarily interesting plant species. "Comparative Genomics of Phenotypic Variation in the Compositae" will investigate the largest family of flowering plants, which includes sunflowers, safflowers, lettuce -- and even daisies and dandelions.

IU, Crane recognize partnership to complete $9 million LINAC project

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker

Indiana University and Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center recognized the success of an ongoing partnership to enhance national security and advance research opportunities in life sciences, physics and other fields during an April 13 ceremony at IU's Cyclotron Facility. IU has received $7.83 million in collaboration with Crane since 2007 to design improvements and upgrade equipment on a linear accelerator (LINAC) that will be used at the Cyclotron to test the effects of radiation on Department of Defense space and missile systems.

IU GlueX experiment advances with Department of Energy groundbreaking

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker

For more than a decade Indiana University physicists have only been able to theorize about the nature of exotic hybrid mesons, unique particles that may be the key to unlocking how quarks bind together to form matter's building blocks. But the journey to move beyond theory in the search for these elusive particles moved a step closer on April 14 with the turn of a shovel in Newport News, Va.

European Wind Energy Academy honors IU Bloomington atmospheric scientist

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker
Rebecca Barthelmie

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Indiana University Bloomington atmospheric scientist Rebecca Barthelmie has been honored for her wind energy research by the European Academy of Wind Energy. Barthelmie, a professor of atmospheric science and sustainability, accepted the EAWE's Academy Scientific Award for 2009 at the European Wind Energy Association annual conference and exhibition in Marseille, France, on March 16. EWEC is the premier event in wind energy.

IU astronomerís discovery poses challenge to galaxy formation theories

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker

A team led by an Indiana University astronomer has found a sample of massive galaxies with properties that suggest they may have formed relatively recently. This would run counter to the widely-held belief that massive, luminous galaxies (like our own Milky Way Galaxy) began their formation and evolution shortly after the Big Bang, some 13 billion years ago. Further research into the nature of these objects could open new windows into the study of the origin and early evolution of galaxies.

Students at IU compete for the second time in the IU Energy Challenge

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker

Students at Indiana University Bloomington are now participating in the campus's second "IU Energy Challenge," a dormitory energy and water conservation competition. Combining student residential life, graduate research and campus operations, the competition integrates numerous aspects of campus life to promote greater environmental sustainability on campus. This year the contest is branching out of the residence halls and into several houses in the Greek community.

Previous issue

Monday, April 20, 2009David Bricker
Michael Edwards

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The March 24, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured IU Bloomington chemist Michael Edwards, who works to make sure his scientist trainees have access to successful professional careers. The issue also included stories about technology translation, particle physics, diabetes prevention, crop pests, and using algae as a (figuratively) green technology.

First Nations Center
First Nations Center

First Nations Center

Monday, April 20, 2009Allison CookeFirst Nations CenterNative Americans
Kelley in Korea 2009
Kelley in Korea 2009

Kelley in Korea 2009

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IU Mini Marathon 2009
IU Mini Marathon 2009

IU Mini Marathon 2009

Tuesday, April 7, 2009Allison CookeIU Mini Marathon 2009Circle of Liferacerun
Brand's Honorary Degree
Brand's Honorary Degree

Brand's Honorary Degree

Monday, March 30, 2009Allison CookeMyles Brandhonorary degree

More Than 60 Indiana Communities Earn Tree City Designation

Monday, April 20, 2009Nicole Roales

Plane-side TSA searches aren't worth the trouble

Tuesday, April 14, 2009Nicole Roales

Crean sets visit with IU alumni, fans

Thursday, April 9, 2009Nicole Roales

Chinese officials tap IU, U.S. expertise for national youth physical activity plan

Monday, April 20, 2009Tracy James

Senior Chinese and U.S. government health, education and physical activity authorities and Indiana University faculty are meeting in Bloomington next month to craft an ambitious and far-reaching plan -- a blueprint for implementing Sunny Sports China, a directive by Chinese President Hu Jintao to provide daily physical activity for China's 270 million school children.

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Senior Salute: The largest graduation party on campus for IU's Class of 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009George Vlahakis
Senior Salute

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Indiana University's Class of 2009 is invited to the annual Senior Salute from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, in the tent behind the DeVault Alumni Center at 1000 E. 17th St., across from Assembly Hall. In the event of rain, the festivities will move indoors.

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IU Bloomington faculty member named Carnegie Scholar

Tuesday, April 14, 2009Steve Hinnefeld

Indiana University Bloomington political scientist Abdulkader Sinno has been named a 2009 Carnegie Scholar, the Carnegie Corp. of New York announced this week. He is one of 21 well-established, promising young thinkers, analysts and writers selected to receive the prestigious award, which provides $100,000 over two years to support original research.

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Second class of faculty fellows at work in innovative IU institute

Friday, April 17, 2009Indiana University Media Relations
Margaret Dolinsky

Indiana University's Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities, a part of the Research Commons in the East Tower of the Wells Library, has announced its second class of faculty fellows. "We are pleased to welcome another talented group of faculty whose areas of expertise span the arts and humanities," said Ruth Stone, associate vice provost for arts research and director of IDAH.

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IU Jacobs students to play in YouTube concert at Carnegie Hall

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Piurek,Jennifer
Daniel Stein

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music flutist Daniel Stein and violist Dash Nesbitt will take the stage at Carnegie Hall Wednesday (April 15) evening as part of the "YouTube Symphony Orchestra." This ensemble is composed of 80 musicians from 30 countries, all of whom auditioned for their spots through the popular video-sharing Web site.

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Featured Links

Monday, April 20, 2009Nicole Roales


The IU Bloomington Web site has debuted a new look. In addition to favorite components of the current site -- such as the A-Z Big List, news and events sections, and both topical and audience navigation -- the new site includes more photography, video as a regular feature, and a new and improved campus photo tour.