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Pennsylvania school laptop case illustrates need for updated privacy laws
IU Optometry's Burns receives Tillyer Award for pioneering work in eye imaging
IU Art Museum to host three evenings of Middle Eastern poetry readings during National Poetry Month
Jorge José named to IU's top research post
U Auditorium announces rescheduled date for The Cleveland Orchestra performance
Italian cinema symposium April 7-11 at IU Bloomington to feature acclaimed director Giuseppe Piccioni
IU Bloomington faculty, staff members win statewide continuing education awards
IU Office of Sustainability now accepting applications for the summer internship program
2010 Herman C. Hudson Symposium at IU April 9-10 to feature keynote address by a former ambassador
Jacobs School to live-stream concert of 'West Side Story' to Indianapolis school
IU math, music freshman in top 20 of 4,036 undergrads taking Putnam exam
Bloomington on the run
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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Pennsylvania school laptop case illustrates need for updated privacy laws
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Distinguished Professor Fred H. Cate testified yesterday (March 29) that a Pennsylvania school district's alleged monitoring of students via school-issued laptop webcams is only the most recent in a series of incidents demonstrating the clear need to overhaul and modernize American federal privacy laws. Read the complete story.

IU Optometry's Burns receives Tillyer Award for pioneering work in eye imaging
Stephen A. Burns, an Indiana University School of Optometry professor considered an international leader in the field of retinal function and biomedical imaging, has received the Optical Society of America's Edgar D. Tillyer Award for "outstanding contributions to the science of color vision and color imaging systems, and for pioneering work on brain imaging that has illuminated the organization and function of human visual processing." Read the complete story.


IU Art Museum to host three evenings of Middle Eastern poetry readings during National Poetry Month
In honor of National Poetry Month, the IU Art Museum will host "INTERSECTIONS: Middle Eastern Poetries and the Arts," a series of three consecutive Thursday evenings of Middle Eastern poetry featuring different themes. The readings are scheduled for April 1, 8 and 15 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium. Read the complete story.

Jorge José named to IU's top research post
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie today (March 29) announced the selection of Jorge José as the university's new vice president for research, subject to approval of the IU Board of Trustees. José has been serving as vice president for research at the University at Buffalo, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-member State University of New York (SUNY) system. Read the complete story.

IU Auditorium announces rescheduled date for The Cleveland Orchestra performance
The rescheduled date for The Cleveland Orchestra's performance at IU Auditorium has been announced. The Cleveland Orchestra will perform Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at 8 p.m. as the culmination of its residency at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Read the complete story.

:Italian cinema symposium April 7-11 at IU Bloomington to feature acclaimed director Giuseppe Piccioni
Giuseppe Piccioni, one of Italy's most respected film directors, will be among the participants in a five-day symposium on his native country's contemporary cinema at Indiana University Bloomington April 7-11. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington faculty, staff members win statewide continuing education awards
The Indiana Council for Continuing Education (ICCE) announced that Anya Peterson Royce, Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University, has been selected as Faculty Member of the Year. Jeanne Madison, director of the Lifelong Learning Program at IU Bloomington Continuing Studies, has been selected as Professional Staff Member of the Year by the ICCE. Read the complete story.

IU Office of Sustainability now accepting applications for the summer internship program
The Indiana University Office of Sustainability has begun accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program in Sustainability. Since its inception in 2007, the Sustainability Internship Program has been an integral part of the 'greening' of the IU Bloomington campus. This summer will mark the hiring of the sixth class of sustainability interns with 93 students having participated in the program in the last four years. Read the complete story.

2010 Herman C. Hudson Symposium at IU April 9-10 to feature keynote address by a former ambassador
The seventh annual Herman C. Hudson Symposium at Indiana University April 9-10 will feature a keynote address by former ambassador and Indiana native Cynthia Shepard Perry. The theme this year is "Bodies, Borders and Resistance." Read the complete story.


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 math, music freshman in top 20 of 4,036 undergrads taking Putnam exam
Indiana University freshman Miles Edwards, a cello performance and math student from Marietta, Ga., is in some heady company. He recently scored in the top 20 students nationally in the prestigious William Lowell Putnam Mathematical competition. Read the complete story.

Bloomington on the run
The spring racing season is in full bloom as runners and walkers line up for a variety of races organized or partially supported by the Indiana University community. Whether for a charitable cause, fun with friends, scenic routes, stress relief or exercise, running or walking can be a great way to stay in shape, raise money and create community involvement and fellowship. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for Friday, March 26:
Men's Tennis: Indiana got singles wins from Josh MacTaggart and Santiago Gruter in a loss to a very tough Wisconsin team. Read the match notes. http://iuhoosiers.cstv.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/032710aaa.html
Baseball: Jerrud Sabourin continued his red-hot hitting, going 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead the Indiana baseball team to a 7-3 victory over Saint Francis on Friday at Sembower Field. Read the game notes.
Men's Swimming: Competing in the 100 breaststroke, senior Aaron Opell finished 23rd in the morning prelims with a time of 53.85. Opell will compete in the 200 breaststroke on Sunday, the event he won at the Big Ten Championships in the same pool last month. Read the meet results.
Men's and Women's Track: Sophomore Andy Bayer placed third in the 5,000m, redshirt sophomore Andrew Poore ran the third-best 10k in school history, junior Sarah Pease ran the fourth-fastest 10k in school history and sophomore Chelsea Blanchard clocked the fourth-best 5,000 meters in IU lore. Read the tournament notes.
Men's and Woment's Track: Indiana sophomore Derek Drouin took second in the decathlon on day two of the Alabama Relays. Junior Faith Sherrill took third in the hammer throw and seniors Kristen Crawford and Kristen Ness were fifth and seventh respectively in the hammer. Junior Laura Morris and freshman Courtney Woodard closed out the heptathlon in fifth and sixth respectively. Read the tournament notes.
Women's Golf: The Indiana women's golf team is currently sitting in seventh place after two rounds of the Mountain View Invitational at the Mountain View Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz. Read the complete results.

Results for Saturday, March 27:
Women's Water Polo: The No. 16 Indiana Hoosiers (14-7, 1-0 CWPA West) women's water polo team cruised past Gannon, 13-1, in their first CWPA Western Division contest of the 2010 season at the Fluid Five at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center. Read the game notes.
Women's Tennis: The Indiana University women's tennis team (11-5) earned a Big Ten victory on Saturday, topping the Wisconsin Badgers (5-11) in a tight one, 4-3. Indiana came out on top in four of six singles matches to secure the `W.' Read the match notes.
Baseball: The Indiana baseball team used a three-run bottom of the seventh to come away with a 5-4 victory over Taylor (18-4) on Saturday at Sembower Field. Read the game notes.
Women's Water Polo: Jakie Köhli scored five goals and Katie Carson collected 12 saves to lead the No. 16 Indiana Hoosiers women's water polo team (15-7, 2-0 CWPA West) to their second consecutive CWPA Western Division victory on Saturday, defeating Mercyhurst 11-2. Read the game notes.
Women's Golf: Spurred on by a field-low 290 on the final day of play, the Indiana women's golf team finished fifth at the Mountain View Invitational at Mountain View Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz. Read the complete results.
Men's and Women's Track: In the men's 1,500m, junior Danny Stockberger took fourth with a time of 3:52.87. In the women's 1,500m, freshman Samantha Ginther took third with a time of 4:33.19, finishing just .03 seconds out of second. Read the complete results.
Men's Swimming: Wrapping up the final day of competition at the 2010 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio, Indiana University senior Aaron Opell finished 13th in the 200 breaststroke to earn honorable mention All-America honors. Read the meet results.

Results for Sunday, March 28:
Women's Water Polo: The No. 16 Indiana Hoosiers (17-7, 2-0 CWPA West) women's water polo team collected a pair of wins over Wagner, 8-3, and Cal State East Bay, 17-10, on Sunday at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center to conclude the Fluid Five. The host Hoosiers won each of their four games over the course of the two day event. Read the game notes.
Men's Tennis: The Hoosiers took their first Big Ten win of the season, defeating No. 45 Northwestern 6-1 on Sunday. Indiana lost only one singles match on the day and went undefeated in three doubles matches. Read the match notes.
Men's and Women's Track: Indiana posted five wins and several impressive performances on day four at the Alabama Relays. The Hoosiers finished out the meet with seven event wins. Leading the day for IU were senior Jeff Coover, sophomore Olumide Olamigoke and the women's distance medley, sprint medley and 4x800m relays. Read the complete results.
Women's Rowing: On a mild, but rainy day at Eagle Creek in Indianapolis, the Indiana rowing team was led by it's first Varsity 8 crew in a series of 2,000-meter pieces against Buffalo, Eastern Michigan, Notre Dame and Purdue at the Indiana Invitational. Read the complete results.

No scheduled events until April 2, 2010

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IU in the news

IU awards distinguished teaching honor to Kokomo professor
Kokomoperspective.com, March 29 -- Lynda Narwold is passionate about the nursing profession. In fact, she considers it her responsibility to promote what comes so easily to her - caring for others. It is this attitude that has garnered Narwold the Indiana University W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service. Narwold, an IU Kokomo clinical professor in the School of Nursing, will be recognized for her efforts by IU President Michael A. McRobbie at an awards ceremony on April 16 on the Bloomington campus. Full story.

Researchers And Scientists Honored For Improving Treatment And Quality Of Life For People Living With Cancer
Medicalnewstoday.com, March 30 -- Patrick J. Loehrer Sr., MD, is the recipient of the 2010 Special Recognition Award for his outstanding contributions to clinical oncology and cancer research and for his dedicated service to the oncology community. He currently serves as Associate Dean for Cancer Research and H.H. Gregg Professor of Oncology at the Indiana University School of Medicine and director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. Dr. Loehrer is an internationally recognized researcher and specialist in thymoma, genitourinary cancers, and gastrointestinal cancers. Full story.

Kelley entrepreneurship program recognized for faculty, experience
Indiana Daily Student, March 30 -- The entrepreneurship program offered by the Kelley School of Business is ranked among the top five programs nationally for educating entrepreneurs, according to Fortune Magazine. Full story.

First the Super Bowl, Then SABEW in Indiana's Capital in 2012
Marketwatch.com, March 29 -- Indianapolis will be host to two major events in 2012. One will be the annual conference and convention of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. The other will be a little football game called the Super Bowl! In addition to the Star, the Indianapolis Business Journal, the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the journalism programs at Indiana University and Ball State University pledged support for the conference, to be held on the campus of the 30,000-student Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. Full story.

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