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WTIU-TV hosts a special screening of 'Freedom Riders' documentary
IU Bloomington SIFE team wins regional competition, prepares for nationals
IU Maurer School of Law symposium to address globalization and migration
'WasteD' week to link college life with sustainability
Winners of 2011 Indiana International Guitar Competition announced
Indiana University study: Emissions trading doesn't cause pollution 'hot spots'
Jacobs School of Music to celebrate groundbreaking for new building April 8
IU, Purdue to hold free Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase in New Albany
Opera about van Gogh, 'Vincent,' to make world premiere at IU Opera Theater April 8
Multicultural Understanding Awards given at IU Bloomington
Fossil is best look yet at an ancestor of buttercups
Habeas corpus must be preserved for crises, not wasted on routine cases, says IU legal expert in new book
CACR graduate fellow files amicus brief in Twitter/WikiLeaks case
University-wide distinguished teaching awards to be presented at Indiana University
Children's doctors team up across state lines to fight disease
IU Theatre celebrates spring with Cole Porter musical 'Anything Goes'
Former Corporation for National and Community Service officials to discuss national service
Australian ambassador to discuss future of Australian-U.S. relations
IU's Brian D'Onofrio receives Society for Research in Child Development award
Indiana Geological Survey is key partner in U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center
IU School of HPER welcomes Indiana's first lady for 'Heart to Heart' talk
Multimedia stage show 'Scientists Are the New Rockstars' coming to IU's Collins LLC
IU Maurer School of Law inducts five as Academy of Law Alumni Fellows
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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WTIU-TV hosts a special screening of 'Freedom Riders' documentary
The year 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic journey taken by the Freedom Riders, more than 400 black and white Americans who risked their lives traveling together on buses through the Deep South. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington SIFE team wins regional competition, prepares for nationals
Competing against 48 other universities and colleges, Indiana University Bloomington's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) group won a regional competition in Chicago, March 28. The group will advance to the SIFE National Exposition, May 10-12, in Minneapolis. Read the complete story.

IU Maurer School of Law symposium to address globalization and migration
International scholars representing various academic disciplines will convene at Indiana University Bloomington, April 7-8, to consider the relationships between globalization and migration. Read the complete story.

'WasteD' week to link college life with sustainability
The Student Sustainability Council at Indiana University Bloomington has organized the fourth annual SustainIU initiative to spread awareness about sustainability and how individuals can make a positive impact on their environment. Read the complete story.

Winners of 2011 Indiana International Guitar Competition announced
Chinese guitarist You Wang is the winner of the Open Division of the 2011 Indiana International Guitar Competition, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced today (March 30, 2011). Read the complete story.

Indiana University study: Emissions trading doesn't cause pollution 'hot spots'
Programs that allow facilities to buy and sell emission allowances have been popular and effective since they were introduced in the U.S. two decades ago. But critics worry the approach can create heavily polluted "hot spots" in low-income and minority communities. Read the complete story.

Jacobs School of Music to celebrate groundbreaking for new building April 8
Indiana University will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday, April 8, to signify the start of construction on the 85,000-square-foot Jacobs School of Music Faculty Studio Building. Presiding over the event will be the Trustees of Indiana University, IU President Michael A. McRobbie, IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Karen Hanson and Jacobs School Dean Gwyn Richards. Read the complete story.

IU, Purdue to hold free Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase in New Albany
During the 2011 Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase, Purdue University and Indiana University will present technologies that were developed through university research and have high commercialization potential through both existing and new start-up businesses. Read the complete story.

Opera about van Gogh, 'Vincent,' to make world premiere at IU Opera Theater April 8
While exploring Amsterdam's Vincent van Gogh Museum on its opening day, in 1973, a young composer was inspired to dream that he would one day write an opera about the Dutch-born painter who forever changed the world of art. Now, nearly 40 years later, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Bernard Rand's lifelong ambition is about to be fulfilled. Read the complete story.

Multicultural Understanding Awards given at IU Bloomington
The Indiana University Commission on Multicultural Understanding (COMU) will honor five individuals and one program on April 7 (Thursday) at the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center, 730 E. Third St. in Bloomington. This event is open to the public, with a reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. followed by the award presentations at 5 p.m. Read the complete story.

Fossil is best look yet at an ancestor of buttercups
Scientists from the United States and China have discovered the first intact fossil of a mature eudicot, a type of flowering plant whose membership includes buttercups, apple trees, maple trees, dandelions and proteas. The 125 million-year-old find, described in this week's Nature, reveals a remarkably developed species, leading the scientists to argue for an earlier origin of the eudicots -- and perhaps flowering plants in general. Read the complete story.

Habeas corpus must be preserved for crises, not wasted on routine cases, says IU legal expert in new book
In a groundbreaking new book, Habeas for the 21st Century: Uses, Abuses, and the Future of the Great Writ (University of Chicago Press), Indiana University Maurer School of Law Professor Joseph L. Hoffmann and co-author Nancy J. King of Vanderbilt University Law School argue that habeas corpus in the United States is being seriously misused and needs to be reformed. Read the complete story.

CACR graduate fellow files amicus brief in Twitter/WikiLeaks case
An Indiana University cybersecurity researcher has joined in the legal proceedings on whether the Department of Justice should have access to Twitter account records of several individuals associated with WikiLeaks. Read the complete story.

University-wide distinguished teaching awards to be presented at Indiana University
"A university cannot render distinguished service to its constituency without a distinguished faculty; therefore, the selection of faculty personnel is of first importance," legendary IU President Herman B Wells told trustees in 1942 when he spoke of his vision for the university and his aim to attract the best and brightest faculty members to Indiana. Read the complete story.

Children's doctors team up across state lines to fight disease
Children's doctors in Indiana soon will partner with colleagues in Ohio and Kentucky through a new program focused on working across state lines to advance research on childhood disease. Read the complete story.

IU Theatre celebrates spring with Cole Porter musical 'Anything Goes'
IU Theatre concludes its 2010-2011 season of award-winning plays at the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, April 15, with Cole Porter's farcical ocean-liner antics in Anything Goes. Read the complete story.

Former Corporation for National and Community Service officials to discuss national service
AmeriCorps Alums Bloomington and the IU School of Public Environmental Affairs' Service Corps will host a panel discussion Tuesday (April 5) titled "AmeriCorps in Your Community: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Read the complete story.

Australian ambassador to discuss future of Australian-U.S. relations
Australian Ambassador to the U.S., the Honorable Kim Beazley, will deliver a special lecture at Indiana University Bloomington on Thursday (April 7) on the future of Australian-U.S. relations. The lecture will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Room of the Lilly Library, 1200 E. Seventh St., and will be followed by a reception hosted by IU President Michael McRobbie. Read the complete story.

IU's Brian D'Onofrio receives Society for Research in Child Development award
Brian D'Onofrio, assistant professor in Indiana University's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, received the 2011 Award for Early Career Research Contributions to Child Development Thursday at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Montreal. Read the complete story.

Indiana Geological Survey is key partner in U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center
The Indiana Geological Survey, a research institute of Indiana University, has been chosen as one of the U.S. partners in the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC), an international research collaboration. Read the complete story.

IU School of HPER welcomes Indiana's first lady for 'Heart to Heart' talk
Indiana first lady Cheri Daniels will discuss her Heart to Heart cardiovascular health initiative at Indiana University Bloomington on April 12 as part of the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation's Marian Godeke Miller Lectureship Series. Read the complete story.

Multimedia stage show 'Scientists Are the New Rockstars' coming to IU's Collins LLC
Indiana University's Collins Living-Learning Center will present "Scientists Are the New Rockstars," a traveling multimedia show exploring the fuzzy and "quarky" lines between hard science, social science and metaphysics with hands-on examples of environmentally sustainable art and technologies. Read the complete story.

IU Maurer School of Law inducts five as Academy of Law Alumni Fellows
Six Indiana University Maurer School of Law alumni will be inducted today (April 1) into the school's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows. Induction into the academy is the highest honor the law school can bestow on its graduates. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for March 29:
Baseball: The Indiana University baseball team notched its 15th win of the season on Tuesday, running its 2011 record to 15-8 after taking down Northern Kentucky, 7-3. Read the game notes.

Results for March 30:
Baseball: The Hoosiers (16-8) defeated Shawnee State (20-18) by the final score of 12-8. Read the game notes.

Scheduled for April 1:
Baseball: Michigan, 3 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Women's Rowing: Dale England Cup Boston University, Michigan State, Gonzaga, All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for April 2:
Women's Tennis: Iowa, 12 p.m., Iowa City, Iowa
Men's Tennis: Illinois, 12 p.m., Bloomington
Baseball: Michigan, 1 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Softball: 3 Michigan, 2 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Women's Rowing: Dale England Cup Boston University, Michigan State, Gonzaga, All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for April 3:
Women's Tennis: Illinois, 12 p.m., Champaign, Ill.
Men's Tennis: Iowa, 12 p.m., Bloomington
Baseball: Michigan, 1 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.
Softball: 3 Michigan, 2 p.m., Ann Arbor, Mich.

Scheduled for April 4:
Women's Golf: Indiana Invitational: All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for April 5:
Baseball: Miami Oh, 6 p.m., Oxford, Ohio
Women's Golf: Indiana Invitational, All Day, Bloomington

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IU in the news

IU Helps Expose Online Security Problems
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, March 30 -- Researchers at Indiana University's School of Informatics in Bloomington have prompted changes by online retailers. The group partnered with Microsoft Research to expose flaws in third-party payment services PayPal, Amazon Payments and Google Checkout, finding ways to receive products for free or at steeply discounted prices. The group says further study is need to determine what effect the flaws have in marketplaces and auctions. Full story.

'WasteD' Week to Link College Life with Sustainability
Waste-management-world.com, March 30 -- The Student Sustainability Council at Indiana University Bloomington has organized the fourth annual SustainIU initiative to spread awareness about sustainability and how individuals can make a positive impact on their environment. "WasteD" falls on this year's Earth Week, which will allow the council to spread awareness of sustainability to a broader campus and Bloomington community audience. Full story.

Technology Showcase Expands to Southeast Indiana
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, March 30 -- Purdue University and Indiana University are extending their technology showcase to the southeast part of the state. At least eight patented technologies will be featured at the 2011 Southeast Indiana Technology Showcase Friday in New Albany. The business conference is modeled after similar events held in Evansville and Fort Wayne. Full story.

Kids Healthcast: Pediatric Podcasts for Time Deprived Parents
Healthnewsdigest.com, March 28 -- This month marks the first anniversary of Kids Healthcast, innovative monthly podcasts from Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children pediatricians providing easy-to-understand, evidence-based health information. Targeted to busy parents, the lay language programs are available without charge anytime in the iTunes store or at http://kidshealthcast.org/. Full story.

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