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Front Page News at Indiana University

February 1, 2011

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Communication pathways within proteins may yield new drug targets to stop superbugs
IU mobile apps now available through Android
New study: Provocatively dressed female anchors distract male viewers, sidetrack their credibility
IUB admissions hosts event for Bloomington faculty, staff
IU Jacobs School of Music presents fifth annual Jean Sinor Memorial Lecture
Michael A. Olivas to deliver Jerome Hall Lecture at IU Maurer School of Law
Fran Snygg 2011 arts award recipients announced
What does art teach? ArtsWeek 2011 features student photo exhibit on meanings of art
ArtsWeek 2011 features writing/art 'mashup' for young women
Indiana University Bloomington again in top 25 for Peace Corps volunteers
IU Latin American Music Center announces results of first recording competition
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Communication pathways within proteins may yield new drug targets to stop superbugs
A School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis biophysicist has developed a new method to identify communication pathways connecting distant regions within proteins. Read the complete story.

IU mobile apps now available through Android
A new, free Indiana University mobile application for Android handsets is now available via the Android marketplace to provide IU information -- from how to get to the closest bus route to real-time news and sports -- to students, faculty, staff and the public. Read the complete story.

New study: Provocatively dressed female anchors distract male viewers, sidetrack their credibility
A new study from Indiana University shows that women looking to break through the glass ceiling into senior broadcast news positions or more prominent on-camera roles in television may hinder themselves when they succumb to pressures to dress in a more sexually alluring manner. Read the complete story.

IUB admissions hosts event for Bloomington faculty, staff
A Closer Look @ IU is a new event hosted by the Office of Admissions to provide an exclusive preview of Indiana University Bloomington for university employees and their high school freshmen, sophomores or juniors on Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Georgian Room. Pre-registration is required. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents fifth annual Jean Sinor Memorial Lecture
The Jacobs School of Music's Music Education Department presents the fifth annual Jean Sinor Memorial Lecture Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. in Ford-Crawford Hall. Scott C. Shuler, president of MENC: The National Association for Music Education, will speak on the topic "Can Assessment Help Music Education Survive and Thrive in a Data-Driven World?" Read the complete story.

Michael A. Olivas to deliver Jerome Hall Lecture at IU Maurer School of Law
Michael A. Olivas will deliver the annual Jerome Hall Lecture at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law on Monday, Feb. 7, at noon in the law school's Moot Court Room. An expert in higher education and the law, Olivas will address this topic in his lecture, which is titled "Governing Badly: Theory and Practice of Bad Ideas in College Decision-making." Read the complete story.

Fran Snygg 2011 arts award recipients announced
Indiana University's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs has announced the winners of the Fran Snygg Grant for Artistic Collaboration and the Fran Snygg Endowment Fund. This year's recipients are Elizabeth Shea, Gwendolyn Hamm, and Selene Carter from the Department of Kinesiology at the Indiana University School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER), and George Pinney from the Department of Theater & Drama in the College of Arts & Sciences Read the complete story.

What does art teach? ArtsWeek 2011 features student photo exhibit on meanings of art
"What Does Art Teach?" "Art teaches me to be myself." "Art teaches me to work hard." "Art connects me to my soul." These are just a few of the answers that Bloomington High School South photography students are presenting in "What Does Art Teach You?", a multi-site exhibition created for ArtsWeek 2011. Read the complete story.

ArtsWeek 2011 features writing/art 'mashup' for young women
"Ekphrasis" is a fancy word for speaking and writing about visual works of art, but media "mashup" may work just as well, and on Feb. 19 elementary- and high school-age girls and young women will have the unusual opportunity to immerse themselves in "ekphrasis" during the ArtsWeek 2011 workshop "A Day of Writing and Art. Read the complete story.

Indiana University Bloomington again in top 25 for Peace Corps volunteers
Indiana University Bloomington ranks 23rd among large colleges and universities for producing the most current Peace Corps volunteers, according to annual rankings released today. Fifty-one undergraduate alumni of IU Bloomington are currently serving abroad as Peace Corps volunteers, up from 42 alumni a year ago, when the university ranked 25th. Read the complete story.

IU Latin American Music Center announces results of first recording competition
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music's Latin American Music Center (LAMC) announces that violinist Colin Sorgi and collaborative pianist Jooeun Pak have won the first Latin American Music Recording Competition, held Jan. 29 and 30, with the final round in Auer Hall. Sorgi is a master's student, studying violin with Professor Jaime Laredo and Pak is a doctoral student, studying piano with Professor Edmund Battersby. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for January 28:
Men's Tennis: The Hoosiers advanced to the finals of the ITA Kickoff with a 4-3 victory over No. 43 BYU. Read the match notes.
Women's Swimming: The Indiana women's swimming and diving team ended its dual meet season on a high note with wins over Louisville and Virginia Tech in a double dual meet at Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville, Ky. Read the meet notes.
Men's Swimming: 13th-ranked Indiana men's swimming and diving team to a pair of dual meet wins over No. 18 Louisville and Virginia Tech Friday night at the Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville, Ky. Read the meet notes.
Men's and Women's Track: Andy Bayer and Chelsea Blanchard followed up Big Ten Athlete of the Week performances in the 3,000 meters a week ago with elite performances in the mile at the Indiana Relays. Read the meet notes.

Results for January 29:
Men's Tennis: The Hoosiers fell to No. 2 USC in the final of the ITA Kickoff. The defending NCAA champion Trojans took the win with a 7-0 score. Read the match notes.
Men's Track: Ben Hubers took the 5,000m in 13:44.93, the second fastest time in IU history and the second fastest in the world this season. Andrew Poore was right behind him in 13:45.33 for second. Read the meet notes.
Women's Track: In the women's 5K, Sarah Pease and Erica Ridderman matched Hubers and Poore with the second- and third-best times in the world and the top two nationally. Pease finished in 16:38.10 for the win, and Ridderman was done in 16:40.84. Read the meet notes.

Results for January 30:
Women's Basketball: the Boilermakers earned a win over the Hoosiers in West Lafayette on Sunday, 71-57. Read the game notes.
Wrestling: Michigan: A short-handed IU Wrestling squad, missing Paul Young from the line-up, fell short in a 23-9 final score to visiting #12 Michigan (9-2, 4-0). Read the match notes.
Men's Basketball: Indiana Drops OT Heartbreaker at Michigan State, 84-83. Read the game notes.

Scheduled for February 2:
Men's Basketball: Minnesota, 6:30 p.m., Bloomington
Men's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa
Women's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa

Scheduled for February 3:
Women's Basketball: Minnesota, 7 p.m., Bloomington
Men's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa
Women's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa

Scheduled for February 4:
Women's Tennis: Duke, 4 p.m., Bloomington
Women's Water Polo: UC Davis, 4 p.m., Davis, Calif.
Men's Tennis: Harvard, 5 p.m., Cambridge, Mass.
Wrestling: Iowa, 7 p.m., Iowa City, Iowa
Women's Track: Meyo Invitational, All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.
Men's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa
Women's Swimming: USA Diving Winter Nationals, All Day, Iowa City, Iowa
Men's Track: Meyo Invitational, All Day, Notre Dame, Ind.
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IU in the news

Absent Students Want to Attend Traditional Classes via Webcam
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 30 -- It was just 30 minutes before class when Thomas Nelson Laird, an assistant professor of higher education at Indiana University at Bloomington, got the e-mail from a student: "I can't make it to class. Can you beam me in by Webcam?" Full story.

Antibiotic paves way for novel anti-cancer agents
Sify.com, Jan. 29 -- Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have reported that an antibiotic known for its immunosuppressive functions could also point the way to the development of new anti-cancer agents. Full story.

Work Begins on Neuroscience Center Project
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Feb. 1 -- Construction is underway on the new $100 million Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center on the IU Health Methodist Hospital campus in Indianapolis. F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co. of Indianapolis is building the complex, which includes an imaging center, ambulatory care center and research building. Two of the facilities are expected to open in early 2012. Full story.

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