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April 11, 2011

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Student Alumni Association team to compete in IU's Little 500
Targeted phishing scams could rise after Epsilon data breach
Herbert Lin to address cyberattacks as U.S. policy
Ruth Lilly bequest to expand opportunities for students and research in philanthropy and art
Using drama to teach across the curriculum focus of "Theater in our Schools" conference
IU Auditorium to present musical parody 'Monty Python's Spamalot'
11,000-plus students successfully petition to establish IU Sustainability Fund
'Storytellers': New Kinsey Institute exhibit features works from library collections
IU's founding, student scholarship celebrated with IU Bloomington Honors Convocation
IU Jacobs School of Music hosting benefit concert for Japan April 18 at the MAC
Learn with lynda.com, UITS during free April tech, software workshops
IU conference to examine European, U.S. responses to economic crisis
Italian cinema symposium April 13-16 at IU Bloomington features acclaimed director Mimmo Calopresti
Founder of nonprofit To Write Love On Her Arms to deliver music-infused lecture at IMU
IU conference addresses global antisemitism: 'once again, a troubling fact of contemporary life'
IU Jacobs School of Music presents 'Music in the Media' panel discussion April 9
22q11.2 deletion syndrome conference to bring together researchers, educators, families
Internationally recognized DNA expert's public address to note how technology can pervert justice
Former Mellon Foundation and Princeton president and Vera Bradley founder to speak to IU graduates
Leading biochemist explains 'Miraculous Molecules' in 2011 Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture
David Lohrmann honored by American Association for Health Education
Indiana University launches IU Protect website
IU Professor Elizabeth Shea's choreography to debut at the Kennedy Center
'Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow' is theme of Youth Empowerment Workshop
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Student Alumni Association team to compete in IU's Little 500
For the first time, the Indiana University Student Alumni Association has a team competing in the Little 500, the IU Student Foundations' annual bike race benefiting student scholarships. Read the complete story.

Targeted phishing scams could rise after Epsilon data breach
A wave of alert emails has been distributed over the last few days as Epsilon, one of the nation's largest marketing services, deals with what could end up being one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history. Customers of major banks, grocers, and hotel chains have been receiving notifications alerting them that their names and email addresses may have been compromised. Read the complete story.

Herbert Lin to address cyberattacks as U.S. policy
Herbert Lin, chief scientist of the National Research Council's Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, will deliver a special presentation on Thursday (April 7) as part of the IU Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research Security Seminar Series. Read the complete story.

Ruth Lilly bequest to expand opportunities for students and research in philanthropy and art
Indiana University is receiving two generous gifts from the estate of philanthropist Ruth Lilly -- an estimated $10.7 million -- including approximately $8 million for the Center on Philanthropy and approximately $2.7 million for the Herron School of Art and Design. Read the complete story.

Using drama to teach across the curriculum focus of "Theater in our Schools" conference
A conference at Indiana University Bloomington this weekend provides a range of sessions to learn about using drama to teach students young and old. "We wanted to show how theater and drama can be used within education -- kindergarten through the grave -- and as a tool for the full growth of any human being," said Gus Weltsek, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Literacy, Culture and Language Education and one of the IU faculty coordinating the event. Read the complete story.

IU Auditorium to present musical parody 'Monty Python's Spamalot'
-- Broadway's three-time Tony Award-winning musical parody Monty Python's Spamalot will make its Bloomington debut at IU Auditorium on April 27-28 at 8 p.m. Read the complete story.

11,000-plus students successfully petition to establish IU Sustainability Fund
Indiana University Bloomington students voiced their opinion in favor of creating a Sustainability Fund for the promotion of 'green' initiatives and projects on campus. Read the complete story.

'Storytellers': New Kinsey Institute exhibit features works from library collections
The remarkable library collections of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction are generally the fare of researchers -- until now. A new exhibit displays four centuries of story-inspired art and media to give the public a taste of the rare and diverse holdings. Read the complete story.

IU's founding, student scholarship celebrated with IU Bloomington Honors Convocation
Read the complete story. Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Provost Karen Hanson will preside over the 2011 Bloomington Honors Convocation Sunday (April 10) at 2 p.m. in the IU Auditorium. They will salute IU Bloomington Founders Scholars, high-achieving students who have earned cumulative GPAs of 3.8 or higher, and other outstanding undergraduates who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, leadership and service. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music hosting benefit concert for Japan April 18 at the MAC
Faculty, friends and students of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music are coming together to present "Benefit Concert for Japan," a fundraiser for those affected by the tragic 9.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the northeastern part of Japan March 11. Read the complete story.

Learn with lynda.com, UITS during free April tech, software workshops
University Information Technology Services (UITS) is partnering with lynda.com, a leading provider of video-based learning on a variety of information technology topics, to lead training workshops on broadening software and IT skills this Wednesday (April 13). Read the complete story.

IU conference to examine European, U.S. responses to economic crisis
The financial crisis which hit economies around the world in 2008 is shaping to be a defining feature of our times. And while common factors contributed to the economic downturn, countries have responded differently. How have the "politics" of economic crisis and the Great Recession played out differently in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere? What explains these differences? And what does this mean for the future of global economic and political relations? Read the complete story.

Italian cinema symposium April 13-16 at IU Bloomington features acclaimed director Mimmo Calopresti
Mimmo Calopresti, one of Italy's most respected film directors, will be among the participants in a four-day symposium on his native country's contemporary cinema April 13-16 at Indiana University Bloomington. Read the complete story.

Founder of nonprofit To Write Love On Her Arms to deliver music-infused lecture at IMU
Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the non-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms, will deliver a free, public lecture at 5 p.m., April 21 in the Indiana Memorial Union's Alumni Hall. Read the complete story.

IU conference addresses global antisemitism: 'once again, a troubling fact of contemporary life'
An Indiana University conference wrapped up this week after three long days of intensive, scholarly examination of one of the most troubling phenomena of contemporary public life: the resurgence of antisemitism. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music presents 'Music in the Media' panel discussion April 9
Concurrent with the premiere of IU Opera Theater's Vincent, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music will present a panel discussion this Saturday, April 9, at 9 a.m. in Room 301 of its Musical Arts Center. The event about the media and the arts, with representatives from local, regional and national organizations, is free and open to the public. Read the complete story.

22q11.2 deletion syndrome conference to bring together researchers, educators, families
A conference on April 30-May 1 in Indianapolis will bring together experts in genetics, education and motor control to give families the latest information about educational and treatment options for people with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a little understood condition characterized by physical and developmental abnormalities ranging from cleft palate and immune deficiencies to motor coordination and emotional disabilities. Read the complete story.

Internationally recognized DNA expert's public address to note how technology can pervert justice
An internationally recognized forensic geneticist who has worked on the successful exonerations of seven people will present a free, public lecture at Indiana University on how DNA is used to free the wrongly convicted and how informatics is being misused to pervert justice. Read the complete story.

Former Mellon Foundation and Princeton president and Vera Bradley founder to speak to IU graduates
Patricia R. Miller, co-founder of Vera Bradley Designs and former Indiana Secretary of Commerce, will address both sessions of undergraduate students on Saturday, May 7. Read the complete story.

Leading biochemist explains 'Miraculous Molecules' in 2011 Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture
Diabetes affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States -- 8.3 percent of the population. In 2010 alone, nearly two million new cases of diabetes were diagnosed in people aged 20 and older. Clearly, the development of new drugs that help to manage diabetes is a vital pursuit. Read the complete story.

David Lohrmann honored by American Association for Health Education
David Lohrmann, professor and interim chair of the Department of Applied Health Science in Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, is the 2011 recipient of the Scholar Award bestowed by the American Association for Health Education. Read the complete story.

Indiana University launches IU Protect website
Indiana University has created a new website that will provide yet another method for students, faculty, staff, parents and other interested parties to receive timely information about safety and security issues on its campuses. The website will present and also send out information about related topics all in one location. Read the complete story.

IU Professor Elizabeth Shea's choreography to debut at the Kennedy Center
Connie Dinapoli, who has visited Indiana University Bloomington numerous times conducting dance workshops and setting works on contemporary and ballet dancers, will perform Shea's 1995 solo piece on April 18 as part of "Karen Reedy Dance: Dance is the Answer." The 6 p.m. performance will be streamed live at http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/schedule.html. Read the complete story.

'Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow' is theme of Youth Empowerment Workshop
The Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University Bloomington is sponsoring the fourth annual Youth Empowerment Workshop this Saturday (April 16). Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for April 5:
Baseball: A plethora of blunders, which included three defensive errors, five hit batsmen and four walks, sealed the Hoosiers fate on Tuesday in Oxford, Ohio; where Indiana (18-10) dropped a 6-1 decision to the Miami (OH) RedHawks (14-14). Read the game notes.
Women's Golf: After day one was a wash with less than ideal weather conditions, the Indiana University women's golf team finally got to hit the course at Otter Creek Golf Club, finishing fourth at the IU Invitational. Read the turnament notes.

Results April 6:
Softball: The Indiana University softball team (20-15) suffered a tough 1-0 loss to the Louisville Cardinals (27-10) on Wednesday at Ulmer Stadium. Read the game notes.

Results for April 8:
Men's Tennis: The Hoosiers have knocked off a top-20 opponent, defeating No. 20 Minnesota 4-3. Read the match notes.
Baseball: Clutch situational hitting elevated the Ohio State Buckeyes (11-11, 3-1 Big Ten) past the Hoosiers, 6-1. Read the game notes.
Women's Water Polo: Indiana Hoosiers (17-10, 2-1 CWPA West) women's water polo team picked up a pair of convincing CWPA Western Division victories in Erie, Pa. Read the game notes.

Results for April 9:
Women's Tennis: The Indiana (11-8, 1-5) women's tennis team used the home courts to its advantage on Saturday afternoon, as the Hoosiers were on the good side of a 4-3 decision over Wisconsin (11-8, 2-3). Read the match notes.
Women's Water Polo: The No. 12 Indiana Hoosiers (18-10, 3-1 CWPA West) women's water polo team registered its third consecutive divisional victory on Saturday, defeating tournament host Bucknell, 16-7, at the Bison Invitational. Read the game notes.
Baseball: Behind the strength of eight strong, if not spectacular, innings by starting pitcher Chad Martin, the Hoosier baseball team (19-11, 3-2 Big Ten) forced a rubber game on Sunday by defeating Ohio State, 5-3. Read the game notes.
Softball: Senior left-handed pitcher Morgan Melloh tossed a one-hitter and the Hoosiers (21-15, 3-2 Big Ten) got three RBI singles in the top of the eighth inning en route to a 3-0 win. Read the game notes.
Women's Water Polo: The No. 12 Indiana Hoosiers (18-11, 3-2 CWPA West) women's water polo team fell to No. 14 Hartwick, 8-5. Read the game notes.
Men's and Women's Track: The "Hoosierland" men won 104-96 and the women took out the "Commonwealth" women 103-96. Read the meet notes.
Women's Rowing: The Indiana rowing team recorded a successful outing at Double Duals, hosted by Ohio State on the Scioto River at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus. IU's first Novice 8 and second Varsity 8 crews swept its races, while the Hoosiers' top Varsity 8 crew beat Iowa and missed Louisville by one second. Read the day's notes.
Men's Golf: The Indiana Hoosiers men's golf team (No. 34 Golfweek-Sagarin/No. 35 Golfstat) captured its third consecutive adidas Hoosier Invitational team title on Sunday, winning the event by a convincing 15-stroke margin over runner-up Cleveland State. Read the tournament notes.

Results for April 10:
Women's Water Polo: The No. 12 Indiana Hoosiers (19-11, 3-2 CWPA West) women's water polo team seized the lead 31 seconds into the action against Maryland. Read the game notes.
Women's Tennis: ndiana (12-8, 2-5) made it a perfect weekend with a 6-1 victory over Minnesota (5-13, 1-5). Read the match notes.
Men's Tennis: Indiana men's tennis moved to 7-0 in the Big Ten this season with a 4-3 win at Wisconsin on Sunday. Read the match notes.
Softball: Indiana sophomore Amanda Wagner delivered a pinch-hit RBI single up the middle in the top of the seventh inning to provide the only offense in the Hoosiers' 1-0 win at Penn State on Sunday at Beard Field. Read the game notes.
Baseball: The Indiana University baseball team (20-11, 4-2 Big Ten) erased a six-run deficit on Sunday, culminating with a four-run bottom of the ninth, to top Ohio State (11-14, 3-3) in walk-off fashion, 10-9. Read the game notes.

Scheduled for April 13:
Softball: Ohio State, 2 p.m., Bloomington
Baseball: Indiana State, 3:05 p.m., Bloomington
Softball: Ohio State, 4 p.m., Bloomington

Scheduled for April 14:
Softball: Indiana State, 3 p.m., Bloomington

Scheduled for April 15:
Men's Tennis: Northwestern, 2 p.m., Bloomington
Baseball: Iowa, 7 p.m., Iowa City, Iowa

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IU in the news

3 young female surgeons
The Indianapolis Star, April 10 -- If you're having breast cancer surgery at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, odds are your surgeon will be a woman -- under 40.The bulk of breast cancer surgeries at IU Health's Downtown hospitals are now performed by three young female breast surgeons. Full story.

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