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Front Page News at Indiana University

February 15, 2011

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IU Auditorium presents world-renowned Irish folk band The Chieftains
Celebrate EveryBODY Week raises body image awareness
Journalists invited to IU conference, 'Re-scripting Islam: Muslims and the Media'
Tobacco sales to Indiana minors in annual inspection hit all-time low
Shakespeare collides with vision of 1980s steampunk in IU Theatre production of 'The Winter's Tale'
CLEAR Health Information offers recommendations, assistance in response to PCAST report
Display at IU's Woodburn Hall to inform students, public about Benton Murals
IU Bloomington chemist Flood honored by Royal Society of Chemistry
Drum Corps from Gary school highlights School of Education partnership, ArtsWeek
Funding for Borderlands Lecture Series and Desencuentros multidisciplinary projects announced
IU's economic development initiatives help boost state's ranking in technology, science index
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU Auditorium presents world-renowned Irish folk band The Chieftains
The Chieftains popularized Irish music by seamlessly melding traditional Celtic and modern music for a sound like no other. Now, the band is bringing its unique sound back to IU Auditorium March 1 at 8 p.m. Read the complete story.

Celebrate EveryBODY Week raises body image awareness
Health and fitness experts at Indiana University Bloomington will help the campus community focus on the positive during Celebrate EveryBODY Week, Feb. 21-25. Read the complete story.

Journalists invited to IU conference, 'Re-scripting Islam: Muslims and the Media'
A conference organized by Indiana University's Voices and Visions Project will dissect this framing as well as highlight what some Muslims are doing to counteract these seemingly hegemonic narratives about their faith and themselves. Read the complete story.

Tobacco sales to Indiana minors in annual inspection hit all-time low
Tobacco product sales to teens assisting with the annual Tobacco Retailer Inspection Program (TRIP) in Indiana hit a new all-time low last year, with sales occurring during 3.8 percent of more than 8,400 inspections. Read the complete story.

Shakespeare collides with vision of 1980s steampunk in IU Theatre production of 'The Winter's Tale'
Indiana University Theatre continues the second half of its 2010-11 season Friday, Feb. 25, with an inspired interpretation of William Shakespeare's sweeping saga The Winter's Tale. Read the complete story.

CLEAR Health Information offers recommendations, assistance in response to PCAST report
The release of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on health information technology is just the latest in a series of calls for sweeping changes to the nation's most extensive federal health privacy law, according to two directors of Indiana University's Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information. Read the complete story.

Display at IU's Woodburn Hall to inform students, public about Benton Murals
A new educational display at Indiana University Bloomington will introduce students and campus visitors to Thomas Hart Benton's Indiana Murals and explain their importance to the state of Indiana and to the university. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington chemist Flood honored by Royal Society of Chemistry
Indiana University Bloomington chemist Amar Flood is the first recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Cram Lehn Pederson Prize, the society recently announced. Read the complete story.

Drum Corps from Gary school highlights School of Education partnership, ArtsWeek
A group of fourth- through sixth-grade students from the Gary Community School Corporation's Bernard C. Watson K-6 Boys Academy Drum Corps will perform at noon on Monday (Feb. 21) at the IU School of Education, along with students from the IU Jacobs School of Music Department of Percussion. Read the complete story.

Funding for Borderlands Lecture Series and Desencuentros multidisciplinary projects announced
Two major multidisciplinary projects -- Borderlands Lecture Series and Desencuentros: Sovereignty, Revolution and Neo-Anarchism in Latin America -- have been funded with seed money from the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs' Multidisciplinary Ventures and Seminars Fund. Read the complete story.

IU's economic development initiatives help boost state's ranking in technology, science index
Indiana University has been recognized as a force behind the state of Indiana's climb up the Milken Institute's State Technology and Science Index, specifically in a component of the index involving risk capital and entrepreneurial infrastructure, where the state moved to 19th place, up from 37th. Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for February 11:
Men's and Women's Track: Hoosiers Cruise to IU, Facility Record in the Distance Medley Relay. Read the meet notes.
Men's Tennis: The Hoosiers took care of business in a doubleheader with Illinois State and Central Florida on Friday, winning both matches by a 7-0 score. Read the match notes.
Wrestling: The Indiana University wrestling team (11-5) sent their six seniors out with a win Friday by defeating the Michigan State Spartans (9-6) on "Senior Night" inside University Gym to conclude the 2011 home schedule. Read the match notes.
Softball: Senior Sara Olson clubbed a three-run home run in the first inning and junior Cassie Gogreve smacked a two-run shot in the fourth to cap off a 10-2 Indiana win in five innings over Nevada (0-2). Read the game notes.
Men's Golf: The No. 7 seed Hoosiers fell to No. 4 seed Northwestern, 4-2, in the finals after defeating No. 3 seed Ohio State on a tiebreaker earlier in the day in semifinal action. Read the tournament notes.
Men's and Women's Track: Indiana track and field notched its seventh NCAA automatic qualifying mark of the season and recorded the season's fifth Gladstein Fieldhouse record with a blazing time of 9:30.78 in the men's distance medley relay. Read the match notes.

Results for February 12:
Men's and Women's Track: Indiana track and field closed out the home slate of the indoor season with a pair of new NCAA automatic qualifying performances, moving the season total to nine for Indiana. Read the meet notes.
Women's Tennis: Leslie Hureau and Charlotte Martin picked up singles win for IU on Saturday. Read the match notes.
Softball: The Indiana softball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a convincing 7-3 win over a strong Cal Poly (1-3) team at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. Read the game notes.
Men's Basketball: Despite mounting a huge comeback in the second half, the Indiana men's basketball team fell short at Michigan, 73-69. Read the game notes.
Softball: The Hoosiers got an RBI double from Sara Olson and Morgan Melloh struckout eight but Texas Tech (5-0) scored a pair of early runs and then broke it open with a late home run to hand Indiana (2-2) a 4-1 loss. Read the game notes.
Men's Swimming: NCAA provisional times from Andrew Taylor, Bryant Honsa and Alex Kotliarsky in the 500 freestyle highlighted the Indiana men's swimming team's first day of competition. Read the meet notes.

Results for February 13:
Softball: Indiana was not able to get its offense on track against No. 12 California on Sunday and the Golden Bears scored three runs over the first two innings and made stand up as they handed the Hoosiers a 3-0 defeat. Read the game notes.
Women's Basketball: The Hoosiers did not relinquish the lead until Penn State jumped ahead with 40 seconds to play in the game, then went on to win, 80-77, at Assembly Hall. Read the game notes.
Men's Tennis: Indiana split a Sunday doubleheader, falling to No. 24 Oklahoma 4-3 and then defeating Toledo 7-0. Read the match notes.
Men's Swimming: A tally of three NCAA B cuts in the men's 1,650-yard freestyle highlighted the final day of competition for the Indiana men's swim team. Read the meet notes.
Women's Golf: Freshman Lindsay Gahm shot a team-low 75 and is tied for 16th after round one of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic. Read the tournament notes.

Results for February 14:
Women's Golf: the Indiana women's golf team moved up two spots in the standings after round two of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic at Rio Mar Country Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Read the tournament notes.

Scheduled for February 15:
Women's Golf: Lady Puerto Rico Classic, All Day, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Scheduled for February 16:
Women's Basketball: Michigan, 7 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Women's Swimming: Big Ten Championships, All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for February 17:
Wrestling: Illinois, 7 p.m., Champaign, Ill.
Women's Swimming: Big Ten Championships, All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for February 18:
Baseball: Virginia Tech, 12 p.m., Myrtle Beach, S.C.Charles Watson Stadium
Softball: UAB, 4 p.m., Clearwater, Fla.
Wrestling: Purdue, 7 p.m., West Lafayette, Ind.
Softball: DePaul, 8 p.m., Clearwater, Fla.
Men's Tennis: National Indoor Final Rounds, TBA, Seattle, Wash.
Women's Swimming: Big Ten Championships, All Day, Bloomington

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IU in the news

IU-Notify plans to expand emergency notifications
Indiana Daily Student, Feb. 15 -- The notification system chosen -- now called Blackboard Connect -- was a front runner because it had the most variety of notification methods: cell phone, home phone, office phone, text message, IU e-mail, pager and secondary sources. Having so many different forms of notification comes at a price. At $220,000 a year, $2 per student on all IU campuses, the communication methods have been used 18 times on the Bloomington campus for emergency notifications since Aug. 2010, including danger on campus and warnings about inclement weather. Full story.

IU Kokomo Launching Sports Program
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Feb. 15 -- Indiana University Kokomo says it is hoping to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics by fall 2012. The university is rolling out an athletics program by starting with club sports this fall. Chancellor Michael Harris believes the initiative will add pride to the campus and bring more community involvement. Full story.

Inspectors find Indiana tobacco sales to minors decline
The Indianapolis Star, IBJ.com, insideindianabusiness.com, Feb. 15, 14 -- A statewide inspection program found the sale of tobacco products to minors hit an all-time low last year. The program is partnership between the Indiana Excise Police and the Indiana Prevention Resource Center at Indiana University in Bloomington. Full story. Full story 2. Full story 3.

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