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Front Page News at Indiana University

July 9, 2010

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IU's Kelley School of Business secures Title VI $1.5 million grant to support international programs
Gilley named first director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at IU Bloomington
IU, Vai create venture to advance, implement eye recognition technologies
Council on Education for Public Health renews accreditation for Indiana University program
IU wetlands expert: It's too early to assess effects of Gulf oil spill
"ArtsTeach" theme set for IU's ArtsWeek 2011
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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IU's Kelley School of Business secures Title VI $1.5 million grant to support international programs
The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has been awarded a $1.55 million Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The national goal of the CIBER program is to advance the study and teaching of international business and to support research on U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace. Read the complete story.

Gilley named first director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at IU Bloomington
Brian Gilley, associate professor of anthropology and director of the ALANA U.S. Ethnic Studies program at the University of Vermont, has been selected as the first director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center at Indiana University Bloomington. Read the complete story.

IU, Vai create venture to advance, implement eye recognition technologies
Indiana University Research & Technology Corp. (IURTC) and Vai technology Inc. have created Passive Identification Technologies (PIT) LLC, a joint venture formed to commercialize and create a home for a portfolio of iris recognition technologies. The technology will enhance the ease of security systems, allowing iris recognition to be implemented into existing video technology. Read the complete story.

Council on Education for Public Health renews accreditation for Indiana University program
The Indiana University Bloomington School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) announced today that its Master of Public Health (MPH) program has received a seven-year Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation renewal. This is the longest period of time for which accreditation can be awarded. Read the complete story.

IU wetlands expert: It's too early to assess effects of Gulf oil spill
An Indiana University professor says the doom-and-gloom predictions for the Gulf oil spill's effects on coastal wetlands are premature. "In fact, we cannot know the true effects until after the oil has stopped flowing," said Christopher Craft, the Duey-Murphy Professor of Rural Land Policy in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Read the complete story.

"ArtsTeach" theme set for IU's ArtsWeek 2011
Celebrating its 27th year in 2011, ArtsWeek showcases the richness of artistic expression in Bloomington, Ind., and on the IU Bloomington campus. ArtsWeek will take place from Feb. 17 to Feb. 27, 2011, and will feature dozens of exhibitions, performances and family-friendly events. Read the complete story.

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IU in the news

Kelley's $1.5M Grant to Create Competent Global Citizens
Stacyblackman.com, July 8 -- Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has just received a $1.55 million Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its Center for International Business Education and Research. The CIBER program at Kelley aims to advance the study and teaching of international business and to support research on U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace. Full story.

Big Ten Conference Announces Officers for 2010-11 Academic year
Bigten.org, July 8 -- Indiana University President Michael McRobbie will serve as chair of the COP/C. Purdue University President France A. Córdova will serve as First Vice Chair and University of Iowa President Sally Mason will serve as Second Vice Chair. These three individuals also serve as the Executive/Compensation Committee for the Big Ten Conference. Full story.

Former News Sentinel intern tops Emmy list
Knoxville News-Sentinel, July 8 -- Ryan Murphy's "Glee" TV series landed 19 Primetime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series. That's the most of any series this year. Ryan Murphy started his professional career interning at the News Sentinel after his freshman year at Indiana University. Full story.

Mark Bemmett: A child's view of prejudice keeps 'To Kill a Mockingbird' relevant a half-century later
Tribstar.com, July 3 -- The lasting popularity of Lee's novel has many reasons, including "the beauty of its clear prose," said Andrew H. Miller, professor of English at Indiana University, as well as "its direct address of enduring moral issues; and its humorous, ironic use of a child's perspective to frame and cut through adult moral issues." Full story.

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