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IU's ArtsWeek 2010 to present 'Standing Up for the Mountains,' 'Miami Made'
IU Theatre and Drama presents Ralph L. Collins Memorial Lecture, 'An Evening with Martin Sheen'
IU Union Board, GLBT to sponsor traveling art exhibit titled "nazi Persecution of Homosexual's
Biologist Yves Brun elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
IU Board of Trustees to meet
Jon Vickers named first director of IU Cinema
Winter Olympics: Experts discuss altitude and performance
New IUPUI master's degree merges expertise in public safety, criminal justice and management
Center on the Global Legal Profession launches new Web site
Elinor Ostrom to present Nobel lecture Tuesday at IU Auditorium
IU Bloomington launches initiative for a more inclusive campus
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU's ArtsWeek 2010 to present 'Standing Up for the Mountains,' 'Miami Made'
Two major ArtsWeek 2010 events take place this Friday and Saturday (Feb. 19-20). On Friday, Indiana University's Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center will host "Standing Up for the Mountains," an evening filled with music, readings and discussion devoted to the economic, environmental and cultural impact of the mountaintop removal of coal. On Saturday, The Project School will host "Miami Made: The Creative Lives of Four Miami Women," a celebration of the diverse cultural traditions of the Miami Indians of Indiana. Read the complete story.

IU Theatre and Drama presents Ralph L. Collins Memorial Lecture, 'An Evening with Martin Sheen'
The Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama announces the 2010 Ralph L. Collins Memorial Lecture. Award-winning actor, social activist and humanitarian Martin Sheen will appear April 19 at IU Auditorium. Read the complete story.

IU Union Board, GLBT to sponsor traveling art exhibit titled 'Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals'
"Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-1945," a traveling art exhibit from The National Holocaust Museum, will be on display throughout the Indiana Memorial Union at Indiana University, Friday (Feb. 19) through April 25. The exhibition has circulated to cities across the country. More than two years in development, it is the first major exhibition on the subject for English-speaking audiences and draws upon materials from more than 40 archives and other repositories in eight countries. The exhibit will comprise reproductions of more than 250 historic photographs and documents. Read the complete story.

Biologist Yves Brun elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
Yves Brun, an Indiana University Bloomington microbiologist who has brought multidisciplinary rigor to the study of bacteria, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. It is a major honor in Brun's field. Read the complete story.

IU Board of Trustees to meet
The Indiana University Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday and Friday (Feb. 18-19) in Room 130 of the Kelley Student Center at IU Kokomo. A schedule and agenda for the meeting are available at http://www.indiana.edu/~trustees/agenda.shtml. Read the complete story.

Jon Vickers named first director of IU Cinema
Indiana University Provost and Executive Vice President Karen Hanson announced today (Feb. 15) that Jon Vickers has been named the first director of the IU Cinema, pending approval by the IU Board of Trustees. Vickers currently serves as managing director the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame. Read the complete story.

Winter Olympics: Experts discuss altitude and performance
For winter sports athletes, including Olympians competing in Vancouver this week, the altitude of the sports venue can have a significant impact on performance, requiring athletes in skill sports, such as figure skating, ski jumping and snowboarding, to retool highly technical moves to accommodate more or less air resistance. Read the complete story.

New IUPUI master's degree merges expertise in public safety, criminal justice and management
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved the state's first Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety (MSCJPS) degree program, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Read the complete story.

Center on the Global Legal Profession launches new Web site
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law's Center on the Global Legal Profession has launched a new Web site, providing up-to-the-minute news and commentary on developments in the legal profession. Read the complete story.

Elinor Ostrom to present Nobel lecture Tuesday at IU Auditorium
Indiana University Professor Elinor Ostrom, co-recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in economic sciences, will present an updated version of her Nobel Prize lecture for an IU and Indiana audience on Tuesday (Feb. 16) at the Indiana University Auditorium. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington launches initiative for a more inclusive campus
A campus-wide series launches this week with the purpose of engaging all Indiana University Bloomington faculty, students, staff, administrators, alumni and emeriti in building a culturally diverse and culturally literate campus. Called ARC 2010! -- Attention, Reflection, Connection, Taking Steps Toward an Inclusive Campus -- the initiative will employ panel discussions, lectures, workshops and conversations to address diversity as a subject and process of intellectual inquiry that is informed by practice and that informs future practice. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Friday, February 12:
Wrestling: The No. 13 Indiana University wrestling team concluded the home portion of the 2009-2010 season by defeating the visiting Wolverines of Michigan by a score of 22-13.
Men's and Women's Track: IU got wins out of Verena Vogel in the 800m (2:15.55), Ruth Christopher in the 600m (1:34.02) and Ryan Hindes in the 600m (collegiate winner in 1:21.17).

Results from Saturday, February 13:
Women's Water Polo: The No. 19 Indiana Hoosiers (4-4, 0-0 CWPA West) picked up their third consecutive victory on Saturday, defeating Marist, 9-3, to begin the Bison Invitational in Lewisburg, Pa.
Women's Tennis: A Hoosier comeback was cut short Saturday afternoon as the No. 45 IU women's tennis team (7-2) fell short against visiting DePaul (6-1). The final tally read 4-2 in favor of the Blue Demons, ranked No. 33 nationally.
Men's Basketball: Jason Bohannon had seven 3-pointers and a career-high 30 points to help No. 11 Wisconsin rebound from a surprising home loss by routing Indiana 83-55 on Saturday.
Women's Water Polo: The No. 19 Indiana Hoosiers (5-4, 0-0 CWPA West) continued their steady play at the Bison Invitational as they defeated Villanova, 11-2, on Saturday afternoon.
Men's and Women's Track: Senior Jeff Coover took the Tyson title for the second straight year in the pole vault matching his career best. Chelsea Blanchard posted NCAA times on the track and junior Faith Sherrill posted her second NCAA mark of the meet.
Men's Swimming: Junior Bader Al-Muhana finished third in the 100-yard butterfly in a season-best time of 49.37. Sophomore Jon Hueni was ninth with a time of 50.50, also a season best. Al-Muhana qualified third in the morning prelims with a time of 49.48, while Hueni was 10th (50.78).

Results from Sunday, February 14:
Women's Water Polo: The Hoosiers sprinted past Siena,16-5, and defeated Bucknell, 13-7, to pick up their fifth and sixth straight victories. .
Softball: Junior Sara Olson hit a pair of home runs and went the distance in the circle, but the Wright State Raiders (1-0) rallied for a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after the Hoosiers (0-1) had tied it in the top half of the inning.
Softball: Senior Kelli Ritchison drove in a career-high four runs and Samantha Berenter and Samantha Heyman both scored a pair of runs for the Hoosiers (0-2). But a late rally in the seventh inning came up short and the Hoosiers fell to Jacksonville State by the score of 7-6.
Wrestling: Put a point on the board for the Hoosiers in the Crimson and Gold Cup Standings after the wrestling team's 22-17 victory over Purdue.
Women's Basketball: After being down by 13 in the first half, the Indiana women's basketball team made a valiant comeback behind senior Jamie Braun's 20 points, but it wasn't enough as the Hoosiers (13-12, 6-8) suffered a tough loss at Wisconsin, 66-58.
Men's Swimming: Hueni took fourth in the 200 fly with a time of 1:51.01, topping his previous career mark of 1:52.04. Hueni finished seventh in the prelims with a time of 1:52.49. Al-Muhana took ninth in the same event with a time of 1:52.09, more than five seconds faster than his previous career mark of 1:57.85.

Scheduled for February 16:
Men's Baskeball: Michigan State, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind

Scheduled for February 17:
Women's Swimming: Bit Ten Championships, All Day, West Lafayette, Ind.

Scheduled for February 18:
Women's Basketball: Northwestern, 8 p.m., Evanston, Ill
Women's Swimming: Big Ten Championships, All Day, West Lafayette, Ind.

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IU in the news

New IUPUI master degree program first for public safety
Wsbt.com, WNDU.com, Feb. 16 -- The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved the state's first Master of Science in criminal justice and public safety degree program. The program will begin next fall at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Full story. Full story 2.

IU Cinema director named
Indiana Daily Student, Feb. 16 -- IU Provost and Executive Vice President Karen Hanson announced Monday that Jon Vickers has been named the first director of the IU Cinema, pending approval by the IU board of trustees. Vickers currently serves as managing director for the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame. Full story.

Scientists Discover TB Disease Mechanism and Molecule to Block It
Sciencedaily.com, Feb. 16 -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a mechanism used by the tuberculosis bacterium to evade the body's immune system and have identified a compound that blocks the bacterium's ability to survive in the host, which could lead to new drugs to treat tuberculosis. Full story.

Winter Olympics: Altitude Affects Skill Sports, Not Just Endurance Events
Sciencedaily.com, Feb. 16 -- "Many athletes perform thousands upon thousands of moves so they get a certain motor pattern ingrained," said Robert Chapman, an expert in altitude training at Indiana University. "A different altitude will change the feedback they get from balance and proprieception. In an endurance sport such as cross country skiing or biathlon, for competition at altitude it takes about 10-14 days to adjust. Full story. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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