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Jacobs School to live-stream concert of 'West Side Story' to Indianapolis school
IU among 60 universities to host live telecast of Latino summit March 29
IU celebration of diverse Asian cultures and peoples begins April 6 with lecture by CNN anchor Lui
2010 IU Energy Challenge gets under way
Joshua Bell to perform April benefit concert in IU's Musical Arts Center
IU researchers target vascular disease linked to cancer-causing gene mutation
Fortune' features IU's Kelley School of Business as one of the nation's best for entrepreneurship
State history journal re-examines the Civil War military trial of an Indiana civilian
Holocaust survivor Eva Kor to speak at Indiana Memorial Union March 31
Colts wide receiver to host Haiti fund-raiser at IU Bloomington March 28
Harlem Children's Zone manager returns to present Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center alumni lecture
Punch Brothers to perform at IU Auditorium April 7
William Lowe named new IU Northwest chancellor
Michael Harris selected as new chancellor of IU Kokomo
Could smell play a role in the origin of new bird species?
NSF grant to IU researcher funds study of 'fundamental length'
Study examines impact of education, income on support for suicide bombings
IU expert: Partisan strategy worked for health care, but would be dangerous in future
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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Jacobs School to live-stream concert of 'West Side Story' to Indianapolis school
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Department of Recording Arts and IU Opera Theater will live-stream a children's concert from the Musical Arts Center (MAC) stage to the Indianapolis Public School District Eleanor Skillen School #34 on the morning of April 7. Read the complete story.

IU among 60 universities to host live telecast of Latino summit March 29
Indiana University Bloomington will join 60 universities throughout the United States on Monday (March 29) to present a live, town hall Webcast of the annual Latino Education and Advocacy Day Summit at California State University-San Bernardino. Read the complete story .


IU celebration of diverse Asian cultures and peoples begins April 6 with lecture by CNN anchor Lui
A lecture by HLN news anchor and correspondent Richard Lui will highlight Indiana University's early observance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which honors the rich history and presence of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Read the complete story.

2010 IU Energy Challenge gets under way
The 2010 IU Energy Challenge begins today, with more than 14,000 students, faculty and staff participating in the four-week competition to reduce energy and water consumption. Read the complete story.

Joshua Bell to perform April benefit concert in IU's Musical Arts Center
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (March 24) that Grammy Award-winning violinist and faculty member Joshua Bell will join acclaimed British pianist Sam Haywood in a recital on Tuesday, April 13, at 8 p.m., in IU's Musical Arts Center on the Bloomington campus. Read the complete story.

:IU researchers target vascular disease linked to cancer-causing gene mutation
Researchers have discovered how a genetic disease known mainly for its life-threatening tumors also can cause sudden death from cardiovascular disease in children, and are mounting a clinical trial to develop treatments for the problem. Read the complete story.

Fortune' features IU's Kelley School of Business as one of the nation's best for entrepreneurship
Fortune magazine reports that the entrepreneurship program offered by Indiana University's Kelley School of Business is among the top five programs nationally for educating entrepreneurs. Fortune ranked the top five entrepreneurship programs with IU's Kelley School listed as No. 2 overall and the No. 1 public university in its March 22 issue. Read the complete story.

State history journal re-examines the Civil War military trial of an Indiana civilian
The March 2010 issue of the Indiana Magazine of History leads with an article by IUPUI archivist Stephen E. Towne on the 1863 military trial of Indiana State Sen. Alexander Douglas. Read the complete story.

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor to speak at Indiana Memorial Union March 31
Holocaust survivor Eva Kor will speak at Indiana University Bloomington, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. at the Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall. Read the complete story.

Colts wide receiver to host Haiti fund-raiser at IU Bloomington March 28
Pierre Garcon, wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts, will host a benefit for Haiti at Indiana University Bloomington's Alumni Hall in the Indiana Memorial Union, 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday (March 28). Read the complete story.

Harlem Children's Zone manager returns to present Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center alumni lecture
Shana Brodnax, a 1999 Indiana University graduate, former Wells Scholar and now a senior manager of the nationally recognized Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ), will present the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center's annual alumni lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. Read the complete story.

Punch Brothers to perform at IU Auditorium April 7
The bluegrass/classical/folk/country/rock band Punch Brothers will make its Indiana University Auditorium debut April 7 at 7:30 p.m. The Punch Brothers -- whose name is taken from the Mark Twain short story, Punch, Brothers, Punch! -- is composed of some of the most in-demand performers in the world of bluegrass, folk and traditional music. Read the complete story.

William Lowe named new IU Northwest chancellor
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie today (March 23) announced the selection of William Lowe as the new chancellor of the IU Northwest campus, subject to the approval of the IU Board of Trustees. Lowe has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minn. Read the complete story.

Michael Harris selected as new chancellor of IU Kokomo
Michael Harris, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Kettering University in Flint, Mich., has been selected as the new chancellor of Indiana University Kokomo, it was announced today (March 23) by IU President Michael A. McRobbie. His appointment is subject to approval by the IU Board of Trustees. Read the complete story.

Could smell play a role in the origin of new bird species?
Two recently diverged populations of a southern California songbird produce unique odors, suggesting smell could contribute to the reproductive isolation that accompanies the origin of new bird species. The Indiana University Bloomington study of organic compounds present in the preen oils of Dark-eyed Juncos is described in this month's Behavioral Ecology. Read the complete story.

NSF grant to IU researcher funds study of 'fundamental length'
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $221,660 grant to Indiana University faculty member Amit Hagar for the first comprehensive study of fundamental length, a concept that has intrigued theoretical physicists off and on for nearly a century. Read the complete story.

Study examines impact of education, income on support for suicide bombings
Conventional wisdom holds that supporters of suicide bombers are people with low educational attainment and income, so investments in education and economic development should reduce support for such attacks. But a study by two Indiana University faculty members raises questions about that approach. Read the complete story.

IU expert: Partisan strategy worked for health care, but would be dangerous in future
John Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, is available to discuss President Obama's victory on historic health care reform. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for Tuesday, March 23:
Baseball: The Indiana baseball team got out to an early 6-1 lead and never looked back in an 11-5 victory over UMBC on Friday. Read the game notes.

Results for Wednesday, March 24:
Baseball: The Indiana baseball team set season highs in runs (17), hits (22) and home runs (six) in a 17-8 victory over Xavier on Wednesday in IU's home opener. Read the game notes.
Softball: The Indiana softball team ran into a hot-hitting No. 23 Louisville Cardinals (20-10) team on Wednesday at the IU Softball field and suffered a 11-0 defeat to the Cardinals in six innings. Read the game notes.


Results for Thursday, March 25:
Softball: The Indiana Hoosiers committed five errors on Sunday against Central Michigan, leading to six unearned runs for the Chippewas (10-7) in an 8-2 loss in the finale of the IU Classic. Read the game notes.
Women's Track: Sophomore Derek Drouin sits in second in the decathlon and in the heptathlon, junior Laura Morris and freshman Courtney Woodard are fifth and sixth respectively. Read the complete results.
Men's Swimming: Junior Bryan Chovanec won his first-ever individual medal with a silver in the 50-yard freestyle to highlight day two of the Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. Read the meet results.
Men's Track: The outdoor season opened for IU track and field on Thursday, March 25 with the Alabama Relays. The day consisted of heptathlon and decathlon competition. At the end of the day, sophomore Derek Drouin sits in second in the decathlon and in the heptathlon, junior Laura Morris and freshman Courtney Woodard are fifth and sixth respectively. Read the complete results.

Scheduled for Friday, March 26:
Men's Tennis: Wisconsin, 1 p.m., Madison, Wis.
Baseball: St. Francis Ind, 3:05 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Swimming: NCAA Championships, All Day, Columbus, Ohio
Women's Track: Stanford Invitational, All Day, Palo Alto, Calif.
Men's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Women's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Women's Golf: Mountain View Invitational, All Day, Tucson, Ariz.
Men's Track: Stanford Invitational, All Day, Palo alto, Calif.

Scheduled for Saturday, March 27:
Women's Water Polo: Gannon, 10:15 a.m., Bloomington
Women's Tennis: Wisconsin, 11 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Baseball: Taylor, 1 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Water Polo: Mercyhurst, 8 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Golf: Mountain View Invitational, All Day, Tucson, Ariz.
Women's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Men's Swimming: NCAA Championships, All Day, Columbus, Ohio
Men's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Women's Track: Stanford Invitational, All Day, Paol alto, Calif.
Men's Track: Stanford Invitational, All Day, Palo Alto, Calif.

Scheduled for Sunday, March 28:
Women's Water Polo: Wagner, 10:15 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Tennis: Northwestern, 1 p.m., Evanston, Ill
Women's Water Polo: CSU East Bay, 1:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Women's Track: Alabama Relays, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Women's Rowing: Indiana Invitational vs. Notre Dame, Purdue, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, All Day, Indianapolis, Ind.

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IU in the news

Kelley School recognized for entrepreneur education
Times of Northwest Indiana, March 25 -- Indiana University's Kelley School of Business is among the top five programs for educating entrepreneurs nationwide, according to Fortune magazine. The publication cites the strength of IU's entrepreneurship faculty and the school's undergraduate requirement of presenting ideas to investors. The Kelley School is the top-ranked public university and second overall. Full story.

IIM-R to tie up with US-based business school
Business-standard.com, March 25 -- The upcoming Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Rohtak in Haryana, which will begin its first session this year, plans to tie up with US-based Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. "The Kelley School is partnering with IIM Rohtak (IIM-R) and its dean has already visited the site. This would be a strategic partnership for student and faculty exchange, joint curriculum designing and research. Full story.

Law students create new journal of race, gender, social policy
Indiana Daily Student, March 25 -- A group of 15 law students at the Maurer School of Law have proposed a new law journal concerning race, gender and social policy. If approved, the journal would join three other Maurer School of Law journals. Each of the school's journals is used as a learning tool for second- and third-year law students. Through the use of the journals, students are able to participate in the organization, publication and editing of legal research. Full story.

These little health tidbits will improve your workouts
Houmatoday.com, March 24 -- Holding your breath is smart only when plunging under water. Do it during intense activity, like strength training or a sudden spurt of running, and you're likely to give yourself a head splitter. A piece of the puzzle: Straining your core can temporarily and rapidly push your blood pressure up and cause headaches, explains Douglas McKeag, M.D., director of the IU Center for Sports Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Full story.

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