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IU professor receives prestigious Humboldt Research Award
Simic honored with lifetime achievement award
Epidemic this year? Check the lake's shape
U.S. Department of Energy award goes to first-year master's student for matter-antimatter research
IU research and training institute to conduct survey on ADA implementation in Indiana
IU School of Journalism finishes first in prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards
Mother's Day in Indiana by the numbers
IU Trustees approve lean budget for 2010-11
Commencement ceremonies at IU Bloomington
IU School of Fine Arts presents annual exhibition of Bloomington Photography Club
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU professor receives prestigious Humboldt Research Award
Colin Allen, a professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University Bloomington, has received a Humboldt Research Award, allowing him to spend much of the next year on research activities in Germany. The award is presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, which promotes collaboration between scientists from Germany and other countries. Read the complete story.

Simic honored with lifetime achievement award
Curtis R. Simic, president emeritus of the Indiana University Foundation, has been honored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) with its Lifetime Achievement Award. CASE has more than 80,000 members worldwide and nearly 3,400 institutional members. Read the complete story.

Epidemic this year? Check the lake's shape
Of all the things that might control the onset of disease epidemics in Michigan lakes, the shape of the lakes' bottoms might seem unlikely. But that is precisely the case, and a new BioScience report by scientists from Indiana University Bloomington and four other institutions explains why. Read the complete story.

U.S. Department of Energy award goes to first-year master's student for matter-antimatter research
A first-year graduate student studying experimental nuclear physics has received a three-year, $151,500 award from the U.S. Department of Energy to further his education and research involving ultra-cold neutrons. Read the complete story.

IU research and training institute to conduct survey on ADA implementation in Indiana
How do people with disabilities in Indiana rate their community's implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University is conducting a survey to answer this question. Read the complete story.

IU School of Journalism finishes first in prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards
It's been a big year for Indiana University's School of Journalism, which is closing out the spring semester with a first-ever first place finish in the Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate Writing Competition. Read the complete story.

Mother's Day in Indiana by the numbers
Just in time for Mother's Day this Sunday (May 9), the Indiana Business Research Center in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has offered some interesting statistics. Read the complete story.

IU Trustees approve lean budget for 2010-11
The Indiana University Board of Trustees today approved a 2010-11 budget that calls for increasing spending for day-to-day operations by just $11.6 million, or 0.7 percent. Neil Theobald, vice president and chief financial officer, told trustees this is the lowest percentage increase IU has experienced in several decades in its operational budget, which covers such things as employee salaries and benefits and energy and utility costs. Read the complete story.

Commencement ceremonies at IU Bloomington
Commencement ceremonies for Indiana University Bloomington students receiving bachelor's degrees will be conducted at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow (May 8) at Assembly Hall. Read the complete story.

IU School of Fine Arts presents annual exhibition of Bloomington Photography Club
The Bloomington Photography Club Annual Exhibition will be on display at Indiana University's School of Fine Arts Gallery from May 11 to May 21 with an opening reception Friday, May 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at SoFA Gallery (1201 E. Seventh St.). Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for Thursday, May 6:
Women's Golf: The Indiana women's golf team returned to postseason competition and are currently in 16th place after 18 holes of the NCAA Women's Golf Central Regional being contested at Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus, Ind. Read the complete results. http://iuhoosiers.cstv.com/sports/w-golf/recaps/050610aaa.html

Scheduled for Friday, May 7:
Baseball: Northwestern, 4 p.m., Evanston, Ill.
Women's Track: Billy Hayes Invitational, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Track: Billy Hayes Invitational, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Golf: NCAA Regional, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.

Scheduled for Saturday, May 8:
Baseball: Northwestern, 2 p.m., Evanston, Ill.
Softball: Purdue, 4 p.m., West lafayette, Ind.
Women's Golf: NCAA Regional, All Day, Bloomington, Ind.

Scheduled for Sunday, May 9:
Softball: Purdue, 1 p.m., West Lafayette, Ind.
Baseball: Northwestern, 2 p.m., Evanston, Ill
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IU in the news

Clarian hospital system to adopt IU name
IBJ.com, The Indianapolis Star, cnbc.com, jconline.com, insideindianabusiness.com, May 5 -- Clarian Health will change its name to Indiana University Health early next year, the Indianapolis-based hospital system announced Wednesday morning.Clarian, which will leave intact the names of its oldest hospitals, is betting the IU name carries more punch around Indiana than its own corporate brand. It also hopes to use the IU name to create a national brand, after the model of the Cleveland Clinic or the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Full story. Full story 2. Full story 3. Full story 4. Full story 5.

Marketing experts: Clarian will get boost from IU name
Indianapolis Business Journal, May 5 -- Wednesday's announcement by Clarian Health that it will change its name to Indiana University Health is receiving high marks from some hospital and branding professionals. The Indianapolis-based hospital system, which has 16 hospitals as far afield as LaPorte, Hartford City and Paoli, can now associate with all its facilities the name of the school that trains the majority of doctors and nurses throughout the state. Full story.

New drug shows promise for diabetic retinopathy
The Indianapolis Star, May 6 -- The Ask the Doctor column features a different local physician each week, sharing his or her opinion about an area of medical practice. This week Dr. Raj Maturi an ophthalmologist with Midwest Eye Institute and clinical associate professor of ophthalmology at IU School of Medicine is featured. Full story.

Indiana U. School of Medicine graduating 265 new physicians Saturday
Fox69.com, May 7 -- Indiana's only medical school will graduate 265 new physicians this weekend. The Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis will graduate the new doctors Saturday at the Indiana Convention Center. Full story.

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