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Front Page News at Indiana University

March 1, 2011

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Hungarian music concert to memorialize longtime IU Professor Denis Sinor (1916-2011)
'Who Am I-U? An Inclusive Conference on Identities' begins Thursday at IU Bloomington
Women in Science conference at IU Bloomington sets attendance record
FTC chairman to speak at IU Maurer School of Law
Financial aid application deadline is March 10
IU Kelley School M.B.A.s enhance their global business acumen through two travel courses
IU Distinguished Professor of Piano Menahem Pressler wins lifetime achievement award
IU Bloomington Scoreboard
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Hungarian music concert to memorialize longtime IU Professor Denis Sinor (1916-2011)
A free concert of Hungarian works will take place Thursday, March 3, to memorialize Indiana University Professor Emeritus of Central Eurasian Studies Denis Sinor. Read the complete story.

'Who Am I-U? An Inclusive Conference on Identities' begins Thursday at IU Bloomington
After a successful campus-wide diversity series last year, a campus coalition at Indiana University Bloomington has organized a two-day conference Thursday and Friday (March 3-4), "Who Am I-U? An Inclusive Conference on Identities." Read the complete story.

Women in Science conference at IU Bloomington sets attendance record
Indiana University scientists in training will present the fruits of their undergraduate and graduate research projects this Friday (March 4), at the 13th Women in Science Program Conference, an annual event that supports women who are considering careers in science, social science or mathematics. The posters will be on display in the Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Read the complete story.

FTC chairman to speak at IU Maurer School of Law
The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission will deliver a lecture at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law on Thursday, March 3, at 12:15 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. The lecture is titled "Public Sector Lawyering: A Conversation with FTC Chair Jon Leibowitz," and is one of a series sponsored by the law school's Center for Intellectual Property Research. Read the complete story.

Financial aid application deadline is March 10
Officials in the Indiana University Office of Admissions are reminding students interested in applying for financial aid for the 2011-2012 academic year of the upcoming filing deadline. Read the complete story.

IU Kelley School M.B.A.s enhance their global business acumen through two travel courses
Last year, while some of her peers were taking a needed break from studies, Indiana University Kelley School of Business M.B.A. student Jessica Ashley was visiting companies in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. Read the complete story.

IU Distinguished Professor of Piano Menahem Pressler wins lifetime achievement award
Menahem Pressler, distinguished professor of piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, has been named the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the 2011 International Classical Music Awards. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for February 25:
Softball: Just as they have all season, the Indiana softball team (5-7) put forth an outstanding effort against a ranked opponent, but this time the 14th ranked California Golden Bears (6-1) scored twice in the eighth and once in the ninth to hand the Hoosiers a 4-3 loss in nine innings. Read the game notes.
Men's Tennis: Indiana men's tennis lost at No. 25 Vanderbilt on Friday. The Hoosiers fell by a 7-0 score, dropping to 9-4 on the season. Read the match notes.
Baseball: The Indiana University baseball team (2-2) handed Texas A&M Corpus Christi (5-1) its first loss of the season Friday night, topping the Islanders by a final score of 14-3. Read the game notes.
Men's Swimming: The Hoosiers remain in second place with 434 points but Michigan has put some distance between itself and the Hoosiers, leading the field with 491 points. Read the meet notes.

Results for February 26:
Women's Tennis: Indiana women's tennis topped Kentucky in Lexington on Saturday, 4-3. Read the match notes.
Women's Water Polo: The Indiana Hoosiers (3-8) split their first two games at the Rodeo Tournament, falling to No. 19 Pacific, 9-7. Read the match notes.
Baseball: The Indiana University baseball team (3-2) won its third consecutive ball game. Read the game notes.
Softball: The Hoosiers used a 10-hit attack against Cal State Fullerton to improve to 7-7 on the year following a 5-2 victory over the Titans at the Cathedral City Classic. Read the game notes.
Softball: ndiana's Cassie Gogreve lined a RBI single in the top of the fifth inning and senior Morgan Melloh (6-7) made it stand in a 1-0 victory over Loyola Marymount. Read the game notes.
Women's Track: The Indiana women's track and field team posted 46 points to end day one of the Big Ten Championships in the team lead, an astonishing number when you consider they scored all 46 in just five events. Read the meet notes.
Men's Swimming: The Hoosiers finished with 604 points, 74 points behind champion Michigan and 11 points ahead of third-place finisher Ohio State. Read the meet notes.
Men's Track: The Indiana men's track and field team had a great first day at the Big Ten Indoor Championships. Read the meet notes.

Results for February 27:
Women's Water Polo: The Indiana Hoosiers women's water polo team put together a complete effort in dismantling Santa Clara, 9-3, to conclude play at the Rodeo on Sunday. Read the match notes.
Baseball: A three-run eighth inning for Oregon State (4-3) doomed the Hoosier baseball team (3-3) Sunday afternoon, falling short, 7-5. Read the game notes.
Women's Basketball: Indiana shot a season-best 52.4 percent from the field, but Iowa countered with its own hot shooting as the Hawkeyes picked up the win in Bloomington. Read the game notes.
Men's Basketball: Verdell Jones III tallied 14 points, four rebounds and three assists in an 82-61 loss at No. 2/3 Ohio State. Read the game notes.
Women's Track: The Indiana women's track and field team finished fifth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships. Read the meet notes.
Men's Track:The Indiana men's track and field team won three individual titles on the final day of the Big Ten Indoor Championships, leading IU to its best finish since 2005. Read the meet notes.

Scheduled for March 2:
Baseball: Xavier, 3 p.m., Cincinnati, Ohio

Scheduled for March 3:
Women's Basketball: Purdue, 2 p.m., Indianapolis
Men's Basketball: Wisconsin, 9 p.m. Bloomington

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IU in the news

New Technologies Presented in Evansville
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Feb. 28 -- A technology for robotic machines and a social media program are some of the innovations presented at the Southwest Indiana Technology Showcase in Evansville. The program is held annually by Purdue University and Indiana University to launch technologies that were developed through university research and have commercialization potential. Full story.

Experts say marriage good for health
Courierpress.com, Feb. 27 -- There are many studies that indicate married men live longer and better than their single counterparts. James Burg, an associate professor at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne has written an article citing some of the research. In his article, he states that, "Marriage increases life expectancy, lowers a cancer patient's risk of dying from the disease, lowers a surgical patient's risk of dying in the hospital, strengthens the immune system, decreases rates of schizophrenia, alcoholism and suicide, improves sex life, both frequency and quality." Full story.

Goodwill's CEO among 5 alums Kelley School will honor
The Indianapolis Star, March 1 -- IU Business Conference on Friday will give awards to McClelland, four others Indianapolis Star, March 1 -- Five alumni of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business will be honored for their professional achievements during the 65th annual IU Business Conference on Friday. James M. McClelland, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, will be named the 2011 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the year. Full story.

Hospital adding helipad near emergency department
Thestarpress.com, March 1 -- Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital will soon have a helipad to use in emergency situations. The helipad and a connected elevator are under construction over the west parking garage and should be completed by mid-March. Full story.

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