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IU's Kelley School of Business to extend its reach worldwide through a new institute
'America's Writing Coach' and Sports Illustrated writer speaking at sports writing workshop at IUPUI
Massive networks of WoW gamers, Etsy crafters to be focus of NSF-funded study of creative collaborations
Labor Day in Indiana by the numbers
IU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies to take part in city's Haiti Awareness Month
Scholar to receive IU's Distinguished Asian Pacific American Alumni Award at citizenship conference
Jupiter rules the night sky in September
IU's Kelley School of Business ranked No. 1 in entrepreneurship research for second year in a row
IU's Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center presents 'BSO Live!' on Sept. 10
Indiana University to cease production of plays in Brown County
IU professors Chaouli and Wahrman named Remak Distinguished Scholars
IU Jacobs School of Music student co-winner of international competition
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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IU's Kelley School of Business to extend its reach worldwide through a new institute
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business today (Sept. 1) announced the formation of a new institute that will house its international initiatives and reach out to other programs on the Bloomington campus with a global focus. The Kelley School's Institute for International Business (IIB) will be home to the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), which recently was awarded a $1.55 million Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read the complete story.

'America's Writing Coach' and Sports Illustrated writer speaking at sports writing workshop at IUPUI
Two of America's most accomplished journalists and authors will talk about strategies for outstanding sports writing at a special workshop next month sponsored by the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center and the Associated Press Sports Editors. Read the complete story.

Massive networks of WoW gamers, Etsy crafters to be focus of NSF-funded study of creative collaborations
Using two of the planet's largest, creative online communities -- World of Warcraft gamers and Etsy artists -- as their laboratory, two Indiana University Bloomington researchers hope to understand how the inner workings of such massive, networked collaborations could benefit scientists, corporations and the very IT designers who facilitated the success of the two online communities. Read the complete story.

Labor Day in Indiana by the numbers
Just in time for Labor Day this Monday (Sept. 6), the Indiana Business Research Center in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has offered some interesting facts and figures about the Indiana labor force. Read the complete story.

IU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies to take part in city's Haiti Awareness Month
City of Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan has deemed September 2010 Haiti Awareness Month in Bloomington. Throughout the month, Indiana University's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies will join with other IU units and community partners to host a series of discussions, performances and events that delve into the challenges faced by Haitians in the wake of January's devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Several of the events will also celebrate the country's arts and culture. Read the complete story.

Scholar to receive IU's Distinguished Asian Pacific American Alumni Award at citizenship conference
Sau-ling Cynthia Wong, of Sunnyvale, Calif., professor emeritus of ethnic studies at the University of California at Berkeley and a scholar on the Chinese Diaspora and Chinese-American literatures, will be the 2010 recipient of the IU Asian Alumni Association's Distinguished Asian Pacific American Alumni Award. Read the complete story.

Jupiter rules the night sky in September
Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, will dominate the sky nearly all night during September, presenting its best appearance in almost 50 years. Glowing low in the east as evening twilight fades, Jupiter will climb high in the south before midnight and set in the west around the time morning twilight begins. Read the complete story.

IU's Kelley School of Business ranked No. 1 in entrepreneurship research for second year in a row
Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has achieved another top ranking for entrepreneurship. In the just-released 2010 World Rankings for Entrepreneurship Productivity, Kelley's Department of Management and Entrepreneurship received the No. 1 ranking among 150 schools worldwide in the study. Read the complete story.

IU's Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center presents 'BSO Live!' on Sept. 10
The Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University Bloomington will present the fourth annual Black Student Orientation next Friday (Sept. 10) at 6 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the center, 275 N. Jordan Ave. This innovative program, which has gained national attention and is now copied at other universities, is designed to provide a welcoming event that showcases the resources of IU and the surrounding Bloomington community. Read the complete story.

Indiana University to cease production of plays in Brown County
In an effort to provide a more comprehensive training experience for students enrolled in Indiana University's Theatre and Drama program, IU has made the decision to move its summer theater program from the Brown County Playhouse to its on-campus facilities in Bloomington. Read the complete story.

IU professors Chaouli and Wahrman named Remak Distinguished Scholars
Indiana University's Institute for Advanced Study has appointed Michel Chaouli and Dror Wahrman to serve as Henry H.H. Remak Distinguished Scholars for 2010-11. Chaouli and Wahrman were chosen to receive the award for their proposal "Master Classes in the Humanities: The Art of Interpretation," the winner of the IAS Remak New Knowledge Seminar competition for 2010-11. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music student co-winner of international competition
Brian Ciach, a doctoral candidate in the Composition Department at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, is a co-winner of the American Liszt Society (ALS) Bicentennial Composition Competition. He will share the $4,000 prize donated by Steinway & Sons with Gilad Cohen, a doctoral student in composition at Princeton University. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Scheduled for September 3:
Women's Volleyball: Illinois State vs North Carolina State, 5 p.m., Bloomington, Ind. (University Gym)
Women's Volleyball: Arkansas State, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)
Men's Soccer: California, 7:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.

Scheduled for September 4:
Women's Volleyball: North Carolina State vs Arkansas State, 10 a.m., Bloomington, Ind. (University Gym)
Women's Volleyball: Illinois State, 12 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)
Women's Soccer: Nebraska, 12 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Illinois State vs Arkansas State, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind. (University Gym)
Women's Volleyball: North Carolina State, 7:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)

Scheduled for September 5:
Men's Soccer: UCLA, 2:00 p.m., Bloomington, Ind

Results for September 1:
Women's Soccer: Indiana freshman defender Lara Ross scored with just over two minutes remaining in the second overtime period to give the Hoosiers a 2-1 victory over Western Michigan (2-2-0) at Armstrong Stadium on Wednesday night. Junior midfielder Devon Beach scored the other goal for the Hoosiers, her third of the season. Read the match notes.

Results for September 2:
Football: Darius Willis ran for two touchdowns and Ben Chappell threw for two more -- all in the first half -- as Indiana routed Towson 51-17 on Thursday. Read the game notes.
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IU in the news

Therapy unit at Riley is first in state to use such approach for children
The Indianapolis Star, Sept. 2 -- Leaders of the new Riley center, which officially opens today, say the interactive robots hold the potential to help children with movement disorders improve motor functions such as walking and using their arms and hands. The center -- a collaboration involving Riley, the Indiana University Department of Physical Therapy and Clarian Health Rehabilitation Services -- is the first facility in Indiana focused on robotic therapy for children. Full story.

At Some Companies, Students Are Teaching
The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 2 -- Some of the top U.S. business schools have been teaming up with companies, including Urban Outfitters Inc. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., on programs in which students play the role of consultant -- at little or no cost to the company. Students may work on identifying acquisition targets, assessing a market segment's viability or creating a business plan, among other topics, program directors said. At Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business and Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, the programs are free; others charge the company anywhere from $50,000 to $80,000. Full story.

IPFW hits record enrollment of 14,000
News-sentinel.com, Sept. 3 -- Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne's Dean of Helmke Library Cheryl Truesdell can tell it will be a good year. "We've got a great bunch of students this year," she said. She's seen the foot traffic in and out of the library increase the last two years, and from the numbers so far in August, she's expecting another significant increase this school year as well. Full story.

IUS receives reaccreditation
Business First, Sept. 3 -- Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Ind., has received reaccreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The accreditation period will last for 10 years, according to a news release issued by the school. Full story.

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