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O'Neill to speak at IU on truth and leadership
Indiana University and O.P. Jindal Global University of India announce institutional collaboration
Grotke Award, Orwig Medal recipients announced at IU
Federal Reserve researcher to assess economic effect of euro on Midwest at Indy event
IU announces that a voluntary remediation project on Range Road is nearly complete
IU's Auxiliary Library Facility to celebrate expansion Nov. 3
Two students win Indiana District MET National Council Auditions
Indiana University research magazine examines behavior
Revenge served with champagne in IU Opera Theater's 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') by Johann Strauss
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association partnering with IU Sports Journalism Center
IU ethics education expert to advise national center
IU Student Media sweeps national publications awards
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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O'Neill to speak at IU on truth and leadership
Former Secretary of the Treasury Paul H. O'Neill will return to Indiana University Bloomington next week to speak at the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs. The lecture, titled "Truth, Transparency and Leadership," will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 3) in room 169 of the SPEA Building, 1315 E. 10th St. It is free and open to the public. Read the complete story.

Indiana University and O.P. Jindal Global University of India announce institutional collaboration
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced today (Nov. 1) the formation of a collaboration with O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), a private university in Haryana, India, just outside New Delhi. The collaboration will establish, maintain and enhance interaction between JGU and three of IU's professional schools: the Maurer School of Law, the Kelley School of Business, and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, along with the IU Center on Philanthropy. Read the complete story.

Grotke Award, Orwig Medal recipients announced at IU
The Indiana University Alumni Association and its I Association have presented its 2010 Leanne L. Grotke Awards to Sharon Czemerys of Buffalo, N.Y., and Barb Siwy of Indianapolis. The recipient of its Bill Orwig Medal was Mary Ann Rohleder of Bloomington, Ind. Read the complete story.

Federal Reserve researcher to assess economic effect of euro on Midwest at Indy event
A former Indiana University professor who is now senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will give a presentation about the effect of economic activity in the European Union on Indiana trade and business activities. Read the complete story.

IU announces that a voluntary remediation project on Range Road is nearly complete
Indiana University announced today that it is nearing completion of a multi-year voluntary remediation project at a former coal ash storage area located north of Range Road and near the IU Golf Course in Bloomington. The final step in the process is the installation of a stormwater treatment system, recently approved in a permit issued by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) that will govern the discharge of water from the site. The construction of the treatment system should be completed by the end of the year. Read the complete story.


IU's Auxiliary Library Facility to celebrate expansion Nov. 3
Media are invited to attend a reception from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, for the grand opening of the extension to Indiana University's Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility at 851 N. Range Road in Bloomington. Read the complete story.

Two students win Indiana District MET National Council Auditions
An Indiana University Jacobs School of Music student and Ball State School of Music student were named winners in the Indiana District competition of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions that this year took place Oct. 30 at IU's Musical Arts Center. Read the complete story.

Indiana University research magazine examines behavior
Good, bad, risky, healthy, strange, independent, political, online -- the Fall 2010 issue of Indiana University's Research & Creative Activity magazine looks into the myriad ways that humans, and animals, act. Take behaving healthy, for instance. According to the American Diabetes Association, some 24 million people in the United States have diabetes, and nearly 60 million more are prediabetic, many without even knowing. It's an epidemic in the making, but "real-world" prevention programs can turn things around. Read the complete story.

Revenge served with champagne in IU Opera Theater's 'Die Fledermaus' ('The Bat') by Johann Strauss
Die Fledermaus, which translates to The Bat in English, opens in late 19th-century Austria, where no characters are who they appear to be. The operetta was written by legendary composer Johann Strauss Jr. and was first performed in Vienna in 1874. Read the complete story.

National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association partnering with IU Sports Journalism Center
The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, a 600-member organization that includes America's top broadcasters and writers, announced today (Nov. 2) that it is forming an official partnership with the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center. Read the complete story.

IU ethics education expert to advise national center
Kenneth D. Pimple, director of Teaching Research Ethics programs at the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions at Indiana University Bloomington, has been named to the Ethics Committee of the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics, a new ethics center funded through a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Read the complete story.

IU Student Media sweeps national publications awards
The Indiana Daily Student newspaper and its site, idsnews.com, earned top honors, and Indiana University student journalists swept individual awards at the Fall National College Media Convention. Brandon Foltz' award-winning photo, "Tennis doubles" This past weekend, the newspaper and its site won Pacemaker Awards -- the top prizes in collegiate journalism -- from Associated Collegiate Press at the convention in Louisville, Ky. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for October 29:
Women's Volleyball: The three-time defending national champion Penn State Nittany Lions (18-4, 8-3) ran their Big Ten home winning streak to 85 matches Friday night, downing the Hoosiers (17-6, 5-6) in three sets (25-17, 25-18, 25-22). Read the match notes.
Men's Tennis: Vredevelt Invitational, All Day, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Women's Swimming: The Indiana women's swimming and diving team picked up four individual wins to highlight day one of a double dual meet with Texas and Michigan at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center. Read the meet notes.
Men's Tennis: Indiana men's tennis opened the Big Ten Indoor tournament with strong performances in doubles play, finishing the day with a record of 11-3, including a 6-0 mark in the B flight. Josh MacTaggart and Stephen Vogl led the way. Read the match notes.

Results for October 30:
Women's Swimming: In a back-and-forth meet between Big Ten rivals Indiana and Michigan the Hoosiers came up just short in the final session of competition. Read the meet notes.
Football: Junior quarterback Dan Persa threw two touchdown passes Saturday before leaving midway through the fourth quarter with an apparent concussion, and backup Evan Watkins set up a long field goal that helped the Wildcats hold on for a 20-17 victory at Indiana. Read the game notes.
Field Hockey: Despite a late comeback in the second half, the Indiana field hockey team suffered a 5-2 loss to No. 12 Michigan. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: In a battle of two teams receiving substantial votes in the latest top-25 coaches poll, the Indiana volleyball squad (17-7, 5-7) fell short in four-set defeat to the Ohio State Buckeyes (18-7, 6-6). Read the match notes.
Men's Tennis: Sophomores Isade Juneau and Josh MacTaggart each won two matches to advance to the round of 16 at the Big Ten Singles Championships. Read the match notes.

Results for October 31:
Women's Cross Country: The women improved from seventh a year ago to fifth with Sarah Pease leading the way in fifth place. Read the meet notes.
Men's Cross Country: The Indiana men's cross country team posted its best Big Ten finish since 2004 at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships on Saturday. The team took second, led by a second-place finish from sophomore Andy Bayer. Read the meet notes.
Women's Soccer: Senior forward Jocelyn Moses' goal in the 68th minute proved to be enough as a superior effort by the Indiana (6-11-1, 2-7 Big Ten) defense gave the Hoosiers a 1-0 win over No. 18 Ohio State (13-4-1, 7-2 Big Ten) at Armstrong Stadium. Read the match notes.
Men's Soccer: Indiana Takes 3-2 win over Northwestern. Read the match notes.

Results for November 1:
Women's Golf: Spurred by a pair of 1-under par rounds from freshman Lindsay Gahm the Indiana women's golf team is currently in sixth place after 36 holes of the Challenge at Onion Creek being held at the par-70 Onion Creek Golf Club in Austin, Texas. Read the torunament notes.

Scheduled for November 2:

Women's Basketball: Alaska-Anchorage, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Golf: Challenge at Onion Creek, All Day, Austin, Texas

Scheduled for November 3:
Men's Basketball: Franklin Exhib, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.

Scheudled for November 4:
Men's Tennis: ITA Indoor Championships, All Day, Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Field Hockey: Big Ten Tournament, TBA, Evanston, Ill.

Scheduled for November 5:
Men's Swimming: Texas/Michigan, 3 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Cross Country: Hoosier Invitational, 3:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's Cross Country: Hoosier Invitational, 3:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Minnesota, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)
Women's Soccer: Minnesota, 7p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Tennis: Western Michigan Super Challenge Nov. 5-7, All Day, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Field Hockey: Big Ten Tournament, TBA, Evanston, Ill.
Men's Tennis: ITA Indoor Championships, All Day, Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Men's Tennis: Crimson Tide Fall Championships, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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IU in the news

IU scientists share $1.1M for water-farm studies
Chicagotribune.com, Oct. 31 -- Indiana University researchers are sharing in $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation for research that aims to help farmers make sustainable use of water stocks in Indiana and in Zambia. Full story.

Hello, it's me: Prof. Rundgren in the house at IU
Chicagotribune.com, Oct. 31 -- Rock star and music producer Todd Rundgren is settling in to his new role as a college professor during a two-week course at Indiana University. Rundgren traveled from his home in Hawaii to Bloomington for his stint as the ninth instructor in the Wells Scholars Program. Full story.

Red & Black awarded Pacemaker, given to top national collegiate newspapers
Redandblack.com, Nov. 1 -- The Pacemaker Awards are given out by the Associated Collegiate Press, and the award is one of the highest honors a collegiate newspaper can receive. Only three other daily newspapers in the country were awarded Pacemakers this year, which were the Indiana Daily Student of Indiana University, the Daily Northwestern at Northwestern University and The Daily of the University of Washington. Full story.

Higher ed boosted for Indiana students with intellectual disabilities
Examiner.com, Oct. 29 -- The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Indiana University's Indiana Institute on Disability and Community a $2.4 million grant for model demonstration programs promoting the successful transition of students with intellectual disabilities into higher education. Full story.
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