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Front Page News at Indiana University

November 9, 2010

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Jake Wright selected a spring IDS editor
IU World's Fare 2010 -- a celebration of world cultures on Nov. 18
School of Education professor celebrates latest achievement in India civic education exchange
Award-winning nature and science writer to speak at IU's Collins Living-Learning Center
IU Blood Donor Challenge beats goal
Veterans Day in Indiana by the numbers
IU's Guterl honored by American Studies Association
Winners announced in IU Fall Energy Challenge
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Jake Wright selected a spring IDS editor
The Indiana University Student Media Board has appointed junior Jake Wright of Robinson, Ill., as the Indiana Daily Student editor-in-chief for the spring 2011 semester. Wright will succeed senior Sarah Brubeck, the fall 2010 editor. Read the complete story.

IU World's Fare 2010 -- a celebration of world cultures on Nov. 18
Twenty-one international student groups at Indiana University Bloomington will showcase their countries with an array of cultural displays, international food, and traditional performances at the fourth annual IU World's Fare on Thursday, Nov. 18. Read the complete story.

School of Education professor celebrates latest achievement in India civic education exchange
Project Citizen is a school program in which students examine public policy issues in their communities. It is part of the larger Civitas International Education Exchange Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the Center for Civic Education. Read the complete story.

Award-winning nature and science writer to speak at IU's Collins Living-Learning Center
Indiana University Alumnus Christopher Cokinos, an author-environmentalist and former resident of Collins Living-Learning Center, will return to the residence hall to read his work and host an essay-writing workshop with IU students Thursday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. Read the complete story.

IU Blood Donor Challenge beats goal
Indiana University raised 3,766 units of donated blood during the 14th annual IU Blood Donor Challenge, beating the goal of 3,000 units. Read the complete story.

Veterans Day in Indiana by the numbers
Just in time for Veterans Day on Thursday (Nov. 11), the Indiana Business Research Center in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business has offered some data about the holiday's observance in the Hoosier state. Read the complete story.

IU's Guterl honored by American Studies Association
Matthew Guterl, professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies and director of the American Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington, has been named the recipient of the American Studies Association's 2010 Mary Turpie Prize. Read the complete story.

Winners announced in IU Fall Energy Challenge
Willkie Quad, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Alpha Omicron Pi were the winners in the first-ever Fall Energy Challenge at Indiana University Bloomington, which ended Wednesday, Nov. 3. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for November 5:
Men's Swimming: Indiana and Michigan finished in a 150-150 tie. Texas picked up a pair of wins with a 181-119 victory over the Hoosiers and a 160-140 win over the Wolverines. Read the meet notes.
Men's and Women's Cross Country: Arianne Raby took the win in the women's 5K at the Hoosier Invitational. She was followed in by Breanne Ehrman in second, Chelsea Bolton in fourth and Ashley Baker in fifth. Danny Stockberger paced IU in the men's 8K, taking third. He was followed in by Yoshi Shimizu in fifth and Ben Bizuneh in seventh. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: The Indiana University volleyball team (18-7, 6-7 Big Ten) picked up its third victory over a top-20 opponent this season, downing #19 Minnesota (17-8, 7-6) in four sets (25-22, 26-24, 21-25, 25-22) Read the match notes.
Women's Soccer: The 2010 season came to a close Friday night for the Indiana women's soccer team (6-12-1, 2-8 Big Ten) with a 3-0 loss to the Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-5-3, 4-4-2 Big Ten) at Armstrong Stadium. Read the match notes.
Women's Tennis: IU Women's Tennis has wrapped up the fall portion of the 2010-11 season, concluding the WMU Super Challenge with a 4-2 final round of singles on Sunday. Read the match notes.

Results for November 6:
Football: No. 15 Iowa Edges Indiana, 18-13. Read the game notes.
Women's Basketball: Five Hoosiers reached double-digit points as the Indiana women's basketball team ended exhibition play with a 76-41 win over the University of Indianapolis. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: IU Volleyball (19-7, 7-7 Big Ten) made it a weekend sweep Saturday night, defeating Iowa (6-16, 1-12) one night after taking down No. 19 Minnesota Friday evening. Read the match notes.

Results for November 7:
Men's Soccer: A late comeback effort was not enough as Indiana dropped its regular-season finale by a 1-0 score at Ohio State. Read the match notes.
Men's Tennis: Four Hoosiers represented the IU men's tennis team at the Crimson Tide Fall Invitational this weekend, and all four advanced to the semifinals of their respective singles brackets. Read the match notes.

Results for November 8:
Men's Basketball: Indiana held Division II Ferris State to one field goal in a 14-minute span in the second half, rallied from a 13-point deficit with 7:30 to go, and used an 18-0 run in regulation and overtime to pull out a 78-65 win over the Bulldogs. Read the game notes.

Scheduled for November 10:
Women's Volleyball: Purdue, 7 p.m., West Lafayette, Ind.
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IU in the news

New model for elderly home care effective
UPI, Nov. 8 -- A model of home-based care for low-income older adults has been found effective, efficient and less expensive than traditional care, U.S. researchers say. The home-based care model, developed by the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute, both in Indianapolis, involves two teams. A support team, consisting of a nurse practitioner and a social worker, meets with each patient at his or her home and conducts an initial comprehensive geriatric assessment from the medicine cabinet to the kitchen cabinet. Full story.

Delta Dental Foundation Grant to Aid 700 Children through IU Dental School's Seal Indiana
Pitchengine.com, Nov. 8 -- A $50,000 grant that is the latest in a series of donations the Delta Dental Foundation has made to Indiana University School of Dentistry's Seal Indiana program will enable 700 Hoosier schoolchildren and preschoolers to receive examinations and preventive treatment aimed at preserving the oral health of youngsters who are the most at risk for dental disease in Indiana. Full story.

1st Source finances new $20,000 award for local research discoveries
South Bend Tribune, Nov. 8 -- 1st Source Bank will sponsor an annual award of up to $20,000 for researchers at the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend who have successfully commercialized new technologies. The annual award is designed to provide an incentive to move promising research discoveries into the marketplace. Full story.

IU Kokomo Chancellor Hopes to Lead 'Transformation'
Inside INdiana Business, Nov. 9 -- The new chancellor of Indiana University Kokomo believes that region is "facing a once in a lifetime opportunity." Michael Harris says the campus can play a key role in transforming an economy based on innovation and knowledge. Harris became IU Kokomo's sixth chancellor earlier this year. Full story.
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