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Outstanding Women in Science lecture to feature Caltech's award-winning Haile
John and Linda Beeson donation creates scholarship opportunity for Ivy Tech graduates
'The Bat' shines signal over IU Auditorium when 'Dennis James Hosts Halloween' Oct. 27
Socially responsible nonprofit Net Impact says IU Kelley School's chapter is golden
Leading Index for Indiana in September raises questions about job growth
New ISO conductor Krzysztof Urbanski appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty
Leadership changes announced at the IU Alumni Association
A $749,000 federal grant will help the IU School of Education to increase new teachers' abilities to use the latest technology
2010 Law Day to take place Oct. 29 at IU Bloomington
IU Jacobs School of Music hosts Met auditions this month
Melissa Korzec to lead development efforts of Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Outstanding Women in Science lecture to feature Caltech's award-winning Haile
Sossina Haile knows the heat of the sun can be used to convert water and carbon dioxide into energy that can be stored in a fuel cell. She's such a believer in the technology that she once brought her point home by drinking, on camera, the tailpipe emissions from a fuel-cell car. Read the complete story.

John and Linda Beeson donation creates scholarship opportunity for Ivy Tech graduates
Alumni of Ivy Tech Community College soon will have a new funding source to help them earn a Bachelor of General Studies from the Indiana University School of Continuing Studies. The John P. and Linda A. Beeson Ivy Tech Community College/Indiana University School of Continuing Studies Scholarship was created specifically to assist Ivy Tech students in taking the next step with their education. Read the complete story.

'The Bat' shines signal over IU Auditorium when 'Dennis James Hosts Halloween' Oct. 27
Indiana University alumnus Dennis James returns to Bloomington to perform his annual Halloween organ performance, this year accompanying Roland West's 1926 film The Bat Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Audience members who arrive by 7:05 p.m. will be eligible to compete in the B97-sponsored costume contest, with awards for Scariest, Most Creative and Best Overall costumes. Read the complete story.

Socially responsible nonprofit Net Impact says IU Kelley School's chapter is golden
Net Impact, an international nonprofit organization of students and professionals that uses business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world, has selected the Indiana University Kelley School of Business' undergraduate Net Impact chapter as a Gold chapter. Read the complete story.

Leading Index for Indiana in September raises questions about job growth
When will the economic engine start? The Leading Index for Indiana (LII) has been essentially flat over the summer. September's index is marginally better, up to 96.3 from the summer's average of 96.2. Read the complete story.

New ISO conductor Krzysztof Urbanski appointed to IU Jacobs School of Music faculty
Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music announced today that 28-year-old Krzysztof Urbanski will be appointed an adjunct professor of music in the area of orchestral conducting. It was also announced this week (Oct. 19) that the Polish conductor will become music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He is the youngest music director among major orchestras in the United States. Read the complete story.

Leadership changes announced at the IU Alumni Association
Indiana University Alumni Association Executive Director J Thomas Forbes and IU Foundation President and CEO Gene Tempel have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on data and information technology issues. The agreement, announced today (Oct. 20), brings both organizations' data and information technology staff together under a single chief information officer, Don Grinstead. Read the complete story.


A $749,000 federal grant will help the IU School of Education to increase new teachers' abilities to use the latest technology
The U.S. Department of Education has selected the Indiana University School of Education to receive $749,853 to create a teacher education curriculum supporting problem-based learning (PBL). Read the complete story.

2010 Law Day to take place Oct. 29 at IU Bloomington
A record 120 law schools will send representatives to the 2010 Indiana University Bloomington Law Day, the world's largest law school fair and an opportunity for students to meet with recruiters and learn first-hand about admission procedures and requirements. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music hosts Met auditions this month
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will host the Indiana District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Musical Arts Center. This annual event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read the complete story.

Melissa Korzec to lead development efforts of Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music has announced the appointment of Jacobs alumna Melissa Korzec, as senior development officer. In close collaboration with the IU Foundation, Korzec will lead the school's development office, cultivating and coordinating philanthropic gifts and directing the Jacobs School's participation in capital campaigns for the Bloomington campus. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for Thursday, October 20:
Men's Soccer: Through 110 minutes of play the Indiana men's soccer team could not find a way to manufacture a second goal against the Kentucky Wildcats as the game ended in a 1-1 double overtime tie. Read the match notes.

Scheduled for Friday, October 22:
Women's Swimming: Northwestern, 3 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Swimming: Northwestern, 3 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Michigan, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind. (University Gym)
Women's Tennis: University of Kansas Oct 22-24, All Day, Lawrence, Kan.
Men's Tennis: ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship, All Day, Lexington, Ky.

Scheduled for Saturday, October 23:
Women's Swimming: Kentucky, 10 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Swimming: Kentucky, 10 a.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Football: Illinois, 12 p.m., Champaign, Ill.
Field Hockey: Michigan State, 1 p.m., East Lansing, Mich.
Women's Volleyball: Michigan State, 8 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)
Men's Tennis: ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship, All Day, Lexington, Ky.

Scheduled for Sunday, October 24:
Field Hockey: Ball State, 1 p.m., Muncie, Ind.
Men's Soccer: Michigan State, 1 p.m., East Lansing, Mich.
Women's Soccer: Iowa, 2 p.m., Iowa City, Iowa
Men's Tennis: ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship, All Day, Lexington, Ky.

Scheduled for Monday, October 25:
Men's Tennis: ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship, All Day, Lexington, Ky.

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IU in the news

IU, Purdue Battle in Business Competition
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Oct. 20 -- Students from the Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will square off this weekend in the annual Kelley-Krannert Business Case Competition. Four teams from each school will tackle an actual business issue faced by an Indiana company and develop a proper response. The competition runs Friday and Saturday in Indianapolis. Full story.

New IU exhibit chronicles history of the universe
TMCnet.com, Oct. 22 -- There is, to borrow from the cliché, something to fascinate everyone in the new exhibit on the Indiana University campus, titled, "From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything." About three years in the making, the display will be open to the public for the first time at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave. Full story.

SynCardia's Total Artificial Heart Featured Among 100 Most Important Events in Human History
Businesswire.com, Oct. 21 -- On Oct. 23, a new exhibit featuring the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart "From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything," will open at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures at Indiana University. The exhibit revolves around the 100 most important events in the "evolution of everything," including human, biological and planetary history. "We wanted to include the Total Artificial Heart in our exhibit because it is the worlds first and only approved Total Artificial Heart," said Kathy Schick, one of two IU anthropology professors who produced the long-term exhibit. Full story.

IU Kelley Chapter Receives High Marks For Sustainability
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Oct. 22 -- A group of students from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business has received a top designation from an international nonprofit. Net Impact, which uses business in an effort to create a more sustainable world, has named its Kelley School members as a Gold chapter. It's one of only three out of more than 260 chapters to receive the designation. Full story.

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