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Front Page News at Indiana University

November 5, 2010

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'DRUMline Live' brings rhythm and funk to IU Auditorium
Veterans in college perceive lower levels of campus support and interact less with faculty than non-veterans, survey finds
Grotke Award, Orwig Medal recipients announced at IU
IU Kelley School forecast: Economic recovery in 2011 will continue to be 'disappointingly weak'
Indiana University ArtsWeek 2011 showcases education and the arts
"A Potpourri of the Arts in the African American Tradition" is this Saturday
IU Professor Henry Glassie wins second lifetime achievement award
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music ensemble ˇSacabuche! invited to perform in China
Charles Beeker recognized by Armenian scientists for research on Captain Kidd shipwreck
IU Art Museum to open Tibet exhibition with traditional Buddhist prayer ceremony
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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'DRUMline Live' brings rhythm and funk to IU Auditorium
DRUMline Live is rooted in the tradition of show-style marching bands at historically black colleges and universities, a tradition that began at Florida A&M University more than 50 years ago. Historically black colleges and universities are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964; there are more than 100 historically black colleges in the U.S. Read the complete story.

Veterans in college perceive lower levels of campus support and interact less with faculty than non-veterans, survey finds
A national survey released today finds that student veterans attending four-year colleges and universities in the United States generally perceive lower levels of campus support than nonveterans, and they also interact less often with faculty members. Read the complete story.

New center will strengthen IU's leadership in global health care
Building upon its historic and highly successful Indiana-Kenya Partnership, Indiana University will establish a new Center for Global Health that will further the university's longstanding effort to improve the health of underserved populations around the world. IU President Michael A. McRobbie announced the initiative during a recent 20th-anniversary celebration of the Indiana-Kenya Partnership, which will form the "core" of the new global health center. Read the complete story.

IU Kelley School forecast: Economic recovery in 2011 will continue to be 'disappointingly weak'
Indiana University economists presenting their annual forecast today (Nov. 4) expect that the current historically weak recovery will continue into 2011, with continued challenges for the national labor market. Read the complete story.

Indiana University ArtsWeek 2011 showcases education and the arts
Indiana University's 27th annual ArtsWeek, Feb. 17-27, 2011, will focus on the theme "ArtsTeach." ArtsWeek is an annual campus-community celebration of the arts around Bloomington, featuring dozens of exhibitions, performances and events. Each year, the event's theme expresses a facet of the ways the arts affect our lives, such as the 2010 theme of Arts and the Environment. ArtsWeek Coordinator Sherry Knighton-Schwandt says the 2011 theme has special resonance. Read the complete story.

"A Potpourri of the Arts in the African American Tradition" is this Saturday
Indiana University's African American Arts Institute will present its annual "A Potpourri of Arts in the African American Tradition" concert this Saturday (Nov. 6) at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, located at 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., in downtown Bloomington. Read the complete story.

IU Professor Henry Glassie wins second lifetime achievement award
Henry Glassie, College Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, is the recipient of the American Folklore Society's (AFS) Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the second such honor that he has received within the past year. A year ago, Glassie was awarded the Charles Homer Haskins Prize of the American Council of Learned Societies. He was one of two people who received the AFS award this year and the third member of the IU Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology to be so honored. Read the complete story.


Indiana University Jacobs School of Music ensemble ˇSacabuche! invited to perform in China
ˇSacabuche!, an ensemble based at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute, has been invited to present the international premiere of its program The Map and Music of Matteo Ricci at the China National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing on Dec. 12. Read the complete story.

Charles Beeker recognized by Armenian scientists for research on Captain Kidd shipwreck
Charles Beeker, director of the Office of Underwater Science in Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER), has been honored by the National Academy of Sciences for the Republic of Armenia (NASRA) for his archaeological work with the Armenian-owned 1699 Quedagh Merchant, Captain Kidd's shipwreck discovered in the Dominican Republic. Read the complete story.

IU Art Museum to open Tibet exhibition with traditional Buddhist prayer ceremony
A new exhibit at the Indiana University Art Museum will open with a Buddhist prayer ceremony performed by Arjia Rinpoche of the Bloomington Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for November 2:
Women's Basketball: The Indiana women's basketball team topped Alaska-Anchorage, 72-49, in exhibition play in Assembly Hall. Read the game notes.

Results for November 3:
Men's Basketball: Indiana forced 28 turnovers which turned into 41 Hoosier points and the home team went on to defeat Franklin, 89-37, in an exhibition Wednesday night at Assembly Hall. Read the game notes.

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.

Scheduled for November 6:
Football: Iowa,12 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Basketball: Indianapolis, 4 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Iowa, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.(University Gym)
Men's Tennis: Crimson Tide Fall Championships, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Men's Tennis: ITA Indoor Championships, All Day, Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Scheduled for November 7:
Men's Soccer: Ohio State, 1 p.m., Columbus, Ohio
Men's Tennis: ITA Indoor Championships, All Day, Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Field Hockey: Big Ten Tournament, TBA, Evanston, Ill.
Women's Rowing: Notre Dame Scrimmage, All Day, Indianapolis, Ind.
Men's Tennis: Crimson Tide Fall Championships, All Day, Tuscaloosa, Ala

Scheduled for November 8:
Men's Basketball: Ferris State Exhib, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind
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IU in the news

IU Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs Receives Grant From Foundations of East Chicago
Valpolife.com, Nov. 3 -- The Foundations of East Chicago (FEC) recently awarded up to $100,000 in scholarship aid to the Indiana University Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in an effort to collaboratively support capacity-building for Northwest Indiana nonprofit organizations. Full story.

Veterans who go back to school want more support
The Washington Post, insidehighered.com, Nov. 4 -- The Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research produces the survey each year to measure how students and faculty interact and learn. The latest, results of which will be released Thursday, found that colleges should "seek ways to more effectively engage student veterans in effective educational practices and provide them with the supportive environments that promote success." Full story. Full story 2.

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your Career
U.S. News and World Report, Nov. 4 -- Competing for a job in today's economy can seem like a losing battle. Savvy job seekers at the cutting edge use social networking sites -- such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter -- to network, make connections, and stand out in the bustling crowd of job applicants. Sarah Smith-Robbins, the Director of Emerging Technologies at Kelley Executive Partners, the executive education arm of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, where she serves as a member of the marketing faculty, added: "The key to using these social applications to find a job is to remember that all the best jobs are found, not through the classifieds, but through the people you know. What networks like LinkedIn and Twitter allow us to do is make genuine connections with people who have the ability to hire for the jobs we want." Full story.

Life Sciences Company Secures Federal Grant
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Nov. 4 -- An Indianapolis company working on cancer and eye disease treatments based on Indiana University School of Medicine technology has received a federal grant of more than $150,000. ApeX Therapeutics says the funding is part of a program that advances the goal of curing cancer. Full story.
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