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IU physicist's idea puts women in control at CERN
Cook Group VP joins IURTC board of directors
IU's Kelley School of Business moves up one place in 'Business Week' rankings to 19th
IU Jacobs School of Music professor emerita Camilla Williams honored with Sagamore of the Wabash at Black History Month Gala
Grammy Award-nominated Singing Hoosiers welcome distinguished alumni for 60th anniversary show at IU
2009 Herbert Presidential Scholars freshmen honored
Kelley School of Business to honor five IU alumni on March 10 in Indianapolis
'Match' Madness: Picking upsets a losing strategy
New IU study finds no consensus in definitions of 'had sex'
IU Bloomington geneticist is a 2010 Sloan Foundation fellow
IU Jacobs School of Music presents family-friendly spring ballet 'An American Evening'
Indiana University Bloomington community raises more than $765,000 for United Way
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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IU physicist's idea puts women in control at CERN
Thanks to a successful proposal made by Indiana University senior research scientist Pauline Gagnon, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on Monday (March 8) will mark International Women's Day by staffing all control rooms of the world's largest physics laboratory with women. Read the complete story.

Cook Group VP joins IURTC board of directors
The Indiana University Research & Technology Corp. (IURTC) announced today (March 5) that veteran executive Dan Peterson will join its board of directors. Read the complete story.

IU's Kelley School of Business moves up one place in 'Business Week' rankings to 19th
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business moved up one spot to 19th in Bloomberg Business Week magazine's new evaluations of undergraduate business programs, and remains second among Big Ten schools and seventh among such programs at public universities. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music professor emerita Camilla Williams honored with Sagamore of the Wabash at Black History Month Gala
Renowned opera singer Camilla Williams, a professor of voice at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music from 1977 to 1997, was honored with the Sagamore of the Wabash award at a Feb. 27 Black History Month Gala organized by the City of Bloomington Read the complete story.

Grammy Award-nominated Singing Hoosiers welcome distinguished alumni for 60th anniversary show at IU
Indiana University's Singing Hoosiers, a choral ensemble within the Jacobs School of Music, will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a gala performance March 27 at the IU Auditorium. Read the complete story.

2009 Herbert Presidential Scholars freshmen honored
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie honored the 2009 freshman class of the Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars at a reception and dinner at Indiana University Memorial Union's Alumni Hall on Jan. 29, 2010. Read the complete story.

Kelley School of Business to honor five IU alumni on March 10 in Indianapolis
Five alumni of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, including a business leader from South Korea, will be honored for professional achievement during an awards ceremony at the 64th annual IU Business Conference next Wednesday (March 10) in Indianapolis. Read the complete story.

'Match' Madness: Picking upsets a losing strategy
Soon Americans nationwide will begin poring over NCAA men's basketball tournament brackets in their annual attempt at glory -- and maybe even a little cash -- in winning the ubiquitous, albeit illegal, office pool. Read the complete story.

New IU study finds no consensus in definitions of 'had sex'
When people say they "had sex," what transpired is anyone's guess. A new study from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University found that no uniform consensus existed when a representative sample of 18- to 96-year-olds was asked what the term meant to them. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington geneticist is a 2010 Sloan Foundation fellow
Indiana University Bloomington geneticist Matthew Hahn has been elected a 2010 fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation The fellowship is designated for young faculty scientists who demonstrate the potential to do great things in their fields. It comes with a $50,000 award, disbursed over two years. This year's 118 American and Canadian fellows represent fields as diverse as mathematics, molecular biology, neuroscience and economics. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents family-friendly spring ballet 'An American Evening'
The spring production will feature ballets that have been inspired by America and its dancers through works of the legendary George Balanchine ("Serenade" and "Rubies") and choreographic pioneer Agnes de Mille ("Rodeo"). "Serenade" was Balanchine's first choreography in the United States and was premiered in 1935. Read the complete story.

Indiana University Bloomington community raises more than $765,000 for United Way
Indiana University Bloomington employees have raised more than $765,000 for the 2009-2010 United Way Campaign, topping their $710,000 goal by 7 percent. The funds will go toward programs supported by United Way of Monroe County. Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Tuesday, March 2:
Women's Golf: Battling mother nature, along with the golf course, the Indiana women's golf team finished 11th at the UCF Challenge at Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla. Read the complete results.

Results from Wednesday, March 3:
Men's Basketball: Ind. Purdue's E'Twaun Moore (21), Chris Kramer (18) and JaJuan Johnson (14) combined for 53 points to lead #6 Purdue to a 74-55 win over Indiana. Read the game notes.

Results from Thursday, March 4:
Women's Basketball: The Hoosiers Fall to Illinois, 59-53, in First Round of the Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. Read the game notes.

Scheduled for Friday, March 5:
Women's Softball: Pacific, 11:15 a.m., Fullerton, Calif.
Baseball: Illiinois State, 1 p.m., Nashville, Tenn.
Women's Softball: North Carolina, 1:30 p.m., Fullerton, Calif.
Women's Tennis: Notre Dame, 3 p.m., Notre Dame, Ind.
Men's Track: Alex Wilson Invitational, All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.
Women's Track: Alex Wilson Invitational, All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.

Scheduled for Saturday, March 6:
Women's Softball: UC Davis, 9 a.m., Fullerton, Calif.
Men's Tennis: Illinois State, 10 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Water Polo: Brown, 11:10 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Softball: Cal State Fullerton, 11:15 a.m., Fullerton, Calif.
Men's Basketball: Northwestern, 12 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Baseball: Kent State, 1 p.m., Nashville, Tenn.
Men's Tennis: Morehead State, 4 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Track: US Indoor Combined Events Championships, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Track: Alex Wilson Invitational All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.
Wrestling: Big Ten Championships, March 6-7, All Day, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Women's Track: Alex Wilson Invitational, All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.
Women's Track: US Indoor Combined Events Championships, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.

Scheduled for Sunday, March 7:
Women's Softball: Stanford, 9 a.m., Fullerton, Calif.
Women's Tennis: Northwestern, 11 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Baseball: Vanderbilt, 5 p.m., Nashville, Tenn.
Women's Track: US Indoor combined Events Championships, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Track: US Indoor Combined Events Championships, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.

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IU in the news

Indiana University: Tops at "Customer" Engagement
Networkworld, March 5 -- For the next month or so, my youngest child is in that wonderful and challenging period of life where he gets to make his first independent life decision: where should I go to college? Fortunately, most of the early news he's received has been positive - he has some great choices already but the most engaging by far has been Indiana University. They definitely "win" for the most clever use of technology to attract an engage a potential "customer." Full story.

Dawn Johnsen again approved for legal post by Senate Judiciary Committee
Courier-journal.com, Cnsnews.com, March 4, 5 -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to approve Dawn Johnsen to head the Justice Department Office of Legal Council. The 12-7 vote carried along party lines. It was the second time the committee approved the Indiana University law professor's appointment. Full story. Full story 2.

American Heart Association Awards $800,000 to Researchers at Indiana Institutions
The Indianapolis Star, March 3 -- The American Heart Association has awarded more than $800,000 to researchers at Indiana institutions in its first round of heart disease research grants of 2010. Four cardiovascular researchers from Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame have received funding from the American Heart Association. Indiana University will receive $308,000 to study the Mediterranean diet, biomarkers and cardiovascular death. Full story.

IU geneticist receives $50,000 award
Indiana Daily Student, March 4 -- Matthew Hahn, an IU geneticist, was elected as a 2010 fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He will receive a $50,000 award over the course of two years. Hahn has been an assistant professor of biology and informatics at IU-Bloomington since 2005. Full story.

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