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Front Page News at Indiana University

June 9, 2011

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Student, faculty, staff, and visitor safety while visiting the Indiana University Bloomington campus
AHR examines 'Earthrise era,' symbols of Argentine cultural identity
IU researchers discuss barefoot running, stroke and yoga, virtual worlds and more at ACSM
IU's announces initial 15 Framing the Global fellows
Judge awards CACR $300,000 in Google Buzz settlement
Inaugural Indiana Festival Theatre launches summer season with Meredith Willson's 'The Music Man'
IU Jacobs Professor Jorja Fleezanis receives honorary doctorate from New England Conservatory
Spanish version of NSSE 'Pocket Guide to Choosing a College' now available
IU Maurer School of Law, Cook Medical Technologies announce externship program
Indiana University teams with Citrix to deliver "Personal Cloud" to students, faculty and staff
Additional Jon Stewart show added to IU Auditorium 2011-2012 season
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Student, faculty, staff, and visitor safety while visiting the Indiana University Bloomington campus
While we are all very concerned about the fate of missing IU student Lauren Spierer, it is important to know that there is no elevated risk to the general public or to the IU Bloomington campus community as a result of her disappearance and the ongoing investigation. Read the complete story.

AHR examines 'Earthrise era,' symbols of Argentine cultural identity
Hear the word "Earth," and the images likely to flash through the mind are descendants of two views afforded by the Apollo missions. One, a photograph called "Earthrise," shows Earth half-cloaked in shadow above a lifeless moonscape. A second, "Blue Marble," reveals our planet suspended alone in the void; it is reputed to be the most widely disseminated photograph in history. Read the complete story.

IU researchers discuss barefoot running, stroke and yoga, virtual worlds and more at ACSM
Studies involving dozens of Indiana University researchers were displayed and discussed during the American College of Sports Medicine's 58th annual meeting May 31-June 4 in Denver. Read the complete story.

IU's announces initial 15 Framing the Global fellows
The first 15 projects have been selected for a new interdisciplinary research studies initiative at Indiana University that focuses on global issues and their linkages across borders and to local communities. Read the complete story.

Judge awards CACR $300,000 in Google Buzz settlement
A U.S. district judge this week awarded Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research $300,000 as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement over Google Buzz, the company's social media service. Read the complete story.

Inaugural Indiana Festival Theatre launches summer season with Meredith Willson's 'The Music Man'
IU's Department of Theatre and Drama launches its inaugural season of the Indiana Festival Theatre Friday, June 24, with Meredith Willson's The Music Man. One of the most beloved musicals of all time, The Music Man won six Tony Awards in 1958, beating productions such as West Side Story for Best Musical. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs Professor Jorja Fleezanis receives honorary doctorate from New England Conservatory
Jorja Fleezanis, professor of violin and Henry A. Upper Chair in Orchestral Studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, received an honorary doctorate from New England Conservatory May 22 during its commencement ceremonies. Read the complete story.

Spanish version of NSSE 'Pocket Guide to Choosing a College' now available
In the last decade, only a third of Latino high school graduates aged 18 to 24 enrolled in colleges and universities, compared to 44 percent of non-Latino whites. Although demographic data suggest that Latino students will be entering postsecondary education at higher rates, more needs to be done to ensure that all students and their families have the information they need to navigate the college search process and succeed in college. Read the complete story.

IU Maurer School of Law, Cook Medical Technologies announce externship program
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law's Center for Intellectual Property Research and Cook Medical Technologies LLC have formed an externship program for intellectual property students, according to Mark D. Janis, Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law and director of the center. Read the complete story.

Indiana University teams with Citrix to deliver "Personal Cloud" to students, faculty and staff
Citrix Systems and Indiana University announced today that IU has chosen Citrix as a preferred partner in helping the university deliver and support virtual technologies for its approximately 100,000 students, faculty and staff. The partnership effectively creates a "Personal Cloud" where users can access applications and data as an on-demand service -- anytime, anywhere, and on any PC, Mac, tablet or smart phone. Read the complete story.

Additional Jon Stewart show added to IU Auditorium 2011-2012 season
Because of the popularity of Jon Stewart's upcoming appearance on Sept. 30, 2011, IU Auditorium has added an additional show that same night. The performance times are now 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for June 8:
Men's Track: The Hoosiers got a school record and everyone advance through semifinal heats to finals. Tyler Sult, Kind Butler, Chris Vaughn and Devin Pipkin ran a historic race to advance in the 4x100m relay, and Andrew Poore, De'Sean Turner and Andy Weatherford will all run in the finals of the 3,000m steeplechase. Read the meet notes.

Results for June 9:
Men's and Women's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Des Moines, Iowa

Scheduled for June 10:
Women's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Des Moines, Iowa
Men's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Des Moines, Iowa

Scheduled for June 11:
Men's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Des Moines, Iowa
Women's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Des Moines, Iowa

Nothing further is scheduled until June 22

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IU in the news

IU Kokomo to Keep Continuing Studies
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, June 3 -- Indiana University Kokomo has decided to continue offering General Studies degrees and its ACCELerated Evening College. IU is dissolving its statewide School of Continuing Studies, but regional campuses are able to make their own decisions on degrees and programs. Full story.

Is Barefoot Running Best?
iVillage Health, June 1 - Avid runners don't think too much about the cost of running shoes -- if you want to avoid injury, the thinking goes, it's best to invest in a good pair of sneakers. But a recent trend of running barefoot is casting doubt on the idea that you need expensive footwear -- or any -- to keep your feet (and the rest of your lower body) free from running injuries. Stuart Warden, associate physical therapy professor and director of research at IUPUI said for some, running without shoes could increase the risk of injury while it may diminish the risk in others. Full story.

Stronger Hips Improved Running Mechanics, Lessened Knee Pain, Research Finds
Science Daily, Mother Nature Network, June 2 -- Hip strengthening exercises performed by female runners not only significantly reduced patellofemoral pain -- a common knee pain experienced by runners -- but they also improved the runners' gaits, according to Indiana University motion analysis expert Tracy Dierks. "The results indicate that the strengthening intervention was successful in reducing pain, which corresponded to improved mechanics," said Dierks, associate professor of physical therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Full story. Full story 2.

'Treasures of the Earth' fit for adults and kids
The Indianapolis Star, June 8 -- Visitors to The Children's Museum can walk beneath a life-size model of a scuba diver working to raise a replica cannon from the wreck of Capt. William Kidd's ship, which sank in 1699 and was discovered by an Indiana University archaeologist in 2007. / Frank Espich / The Star. Full story.

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