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IU to present honorary degrees to Thai princess and surgeon general of the Navy
As China tour commences, IU Jacobs School ensemble ”Sacabuche! welcomes critical acclaim, blog followers
IU Health & Wellness
Office of Environmental Health and Safety Management first IU green team to earn certification
IU Kelley School M.B.A. students advise INdiana Sustainability Alliance on green economic development
Indiana University LESA students to present capstone projects
IU-led computing coalition, national group recognize 20 young Indiana women for IT interests
IU Jacobs School of Music faculty and alumni contend for Grammys
Indiana CTSI to host third annual retreat
World's leading computing society names IU's Schnabel as 2010 Fellow
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU to present honorary degrees to Thai princess and surgeon general of the Navy
Indiana University will confer honorary degrees to Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand and Adam M. Robinson Jr., surgeon general of the U.S. Navy, during IU Bloomington's 2010 winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 18. Read the complete story.

As China tour commences, IU Jacobs School ensemble ”Sacabuche! welcomes critical acclaim, blog followers
Amidst critical fanfare and with a new blog set to chronicle its movements on and off stage, ”Sacabuche!, an ensemble of 13 performers and scholars based at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute, commenced its highly anticipated 11-day tour of China (Dec. 9-19). Read the complete story.

IU Health & Wellness
Runners who continue running when they are exhausted unknowingly change their running form, which could be related to an increased risk for injury. A study by Tracy Dierks, assistant professor of physical therapy at Indiana University, found that toward the end of a normal running session, runners generally displayed an increase in motion in their hips, knees and ankles. Read the complete story.

Office of Environmental Health and Safety Management first IU green team to earn certification
In recognition of its continued efforts to make Indiana University a more sustainable institution, the Office of Environmental, Health and Safety Management (EHS) has been awarded the first level of certification in the Indiana University Office of Sustainability's Green Office Certification program, an accomplishment that highlights the abilities of IU faculty and staff to effect change within their respective campus units. Read the complete story.

IU Kelley School M.B.A. students advise INdiana Sustainability Alliance on green economic development
Mirroring an approach that Indiana has taken to the life sciences industry, the state's economic development efforts could capitalize on existing clusters of wind energy and automotive-related companies to foster a more sustainable and profitable business environment. Read the complete story.

Indiana University LESA students to present capstone projects
An exhibit of art produced by prisoners. A program to help crime victims come to terms with their feelings of victimization. A mentoring program that pairs recovering addicts with others who are struggling to get their lives on track. Read the complete story.

IU-led computing coalition, national group recognize 20 young Indiana women for IT interests
As part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and a consortium of 10 Indiana universities and 15 Indiana corporate sponsors are recognizing 20 high school women from around Indiana for their accomplishments and aspirations in computing and technology. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music faculty and alumni contend for Grammys
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music continues to be a contender on the nominee list for the annual Grammy Awards, to be presented live on Feb. 13, 2011, on CBS by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Read the complete story.

Indiana CTSI to host third annual retreat
The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) will host its third annual retreat, this one titled "Advancing the Science of Translational Medicine," on Dec. 17 at Purdue University. Read the complete story.

World's leading computing society names IU's Schnabel as 2010 Fellow
The world's leading educational and scientific computing society has recognized Indiana University School of Informatics Dean Bobby Schnabel for his achievements in advancing fundamental knowledge of computing. Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results December 9:
Women's Basketball: Despite a 31-point performance from senior All-America candidate Jori Davis, the Hoosiers (5-4) fell to Miami (5-3) at Assembly Hall, 67-61.

Scheduled for December 10:
Women's Volleyball: USC, 4 p.m., Dayton, Ohio UD Arena

Scheduled for December 11:
Women's Volleyball: Stanford/Ohio State, 4 p.m., Dayton, Ohio UD Arena
Men's Basketball: Kentucky, 5:15 p.m., Lexington, Ky.

Scheduled for December 12:
Women's Basketball: Toledo, 2 p.m., Toledo, Ohio

Scheduled for December 15:
Wrestling: Northwestern, 7p.m., Bloomington

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IU in the news

Santa Says: Lip Balms, Sunscreens Make Ideal Stocking Stuffers
Healthcanal.com, Dec. 7 -- Lawrence A. Mark, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of dermatology at the Indiana University School of Medicine and a researcher with the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, said these make ideal gifts because people often forget to protect their skin and lips during the winter when the sun's rays aren't as direct. Full story.

IU School Of Medicine And Regenstrief Institute Physicians Honored
Medical News Today, Dec. 10 -- The American College of Physicians has announced that it will present one of its highest honors, the Alvan R. Feinstein Memorial Award to William M. Tierney, M.D., president and C.E.O. of the Regenstrief Institute and the associate dean for clinical effectiveness research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Full story.

Revolution, for Credit
Chronicle, Dec. 10 -- This October, 13 students and I went underground. We weren't really making revolution or plotting an assault on anything. Our assignment was to recreate the practices of the political movements that brought down Communism in Eastern Europe. Revolution, it turns out, is hard. Poland's Solidarity trade union, the key instigator in Communism's demise, was born 30 years ago. Padraic Kenney, director of Indiana University's Polish Studies Center, could not let the anniversary pass. Full story.

IU East deserves reward for success
IU Board of Trustees meets today, Friday in Richmond
Pal-item.com, Dec. 10 -- A community joins Indiana University East in welcoming the Indiana University Board of Trustees as they meet in Richmond today and Friday. It's the first time in nearly two years that this board with oversight and operational authority over all Indiana University programs and campuses has met here. We're a little proud of this old community, and especially proud of those things that define it. Full story.

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