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Supreme Court decision on violent video games shows unusual alignment, says IU legal expert
Cast, Reilly reappointed to IU Board of Trustees
Jason Casares named new associate dean of students and director of student ethics
Insights into infidelity: Study examines influence of sexual personality characteristics
Sustainability research grants focus on distributed energy, tree canopy conservation
Indiana University announces 2011-12 Kelley Scholars
Product developed by IU chemistry lab recognized in 'Oscars of Innovation'
IU Press joins Books at JSTOR initiative
Indiana youth, video contest warn of prescription drug abuse dangers
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Supreme Court decision on violent video games shows unusual alignment, says IU legal expert
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down a California law restricting the sale or rental of violent video games to minors presents an unusual alignment of conservative and liberal justices, according to an Indiana University Maurer School of Law expert on the First Amendment. Read the complete story.

Cast, Reilly reappointed to IU Board of Trustees
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced on June 23 that Dr. William Cast and Tom Reilly Jr. have been reappointed to third terms on the Indiana University Board of Trustees. Read the complete story.

Jason Casares named new associate dean of students and director of student ethics
Indiana University Dean of Students Harold "Pete" Goldsmith has announced the appointment of Jason Casares as the new associate dean of students and director of student ethics. Read the complete story.

Insights into infidelity: Study examines influence of sexual personality characteristics
In a new study, men and women were more likely to report infidelity, or cheating -- often a marriage or relationship deal-breaker -- when they also experienced an increased sensitivity for sexual performance problems and a decreased likelihood to lose their sexual arousal in the face of risk or danger. Read the complete story.

Sustainability research grants focus on distributed energy, tree canopy conservation
The Indiana University Office of Sustainability today announced the recipients of the Sustainability Research Development Grants for the 2011-12 academic year. Two teams of Indiana University faculty and graduate students will explore the conditions for successful implementation of low-carbon distributed energy programs in developing countries and the use of policy tools to promote protection, conservation and development of the urban tree canopy. Read the complete story.

Indiana University announces 2011-12 Kelley Scholars
Ten Kelley Scholars have been selected by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. The Kelley Scholars, all incoming freshmen this fall who intend to major in business at IU Bloomington, will receive full tuition and fees, a stipend for living expenses and funding for academic activities such as overseas study. Read the complete story.

Product developed by IU chemistry lab recognized in 'Oscars of Innovation'
Technology developed by Indiana University Bloomington chemist Gary Hieftje and collaborators at IU and other institutions has been named a winner in the 49th annual R&D 100 Awards, which salute the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. Read the complete story.

IU Press joins Books at JSTOR initiative
Indiana University Press and 12 other publishers, including leading not-for-profit research institutes, international organizations, university presses and independent publishers, are the latest to join Books at JSTOR, an initiative that will add more than 20,000 e-books to one of the most widely used and well-known online academic resources in the world. Read the complete story.

Indiana youth, video contest warn of prescription drug abuse dangers
Youth from across Indiana combined creativity with public health as they created video public service announcements regarding the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for June 24:
Men's and Women's Track: Hoosiers were competing for national titles in the US and in Canada on Friday. In Canada, Ben Hubers took a runner-up finish in the 5,000 meters, and in Oregon, Molly Beckwith inched closer to earning a spot on the World Championships team in the 800. Read the meet results.

Nothing further is scheduled through June 30.

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IU in the news

Trustees approve designs of new apartments, residence hall
Indiana Daily Student, June 27 -- The designs for a new student residence hall and a new apartment complex were approved by the IU Board of Trustees at a regular business meeting last week at the IU-South Bend campus. "Residence halls provide undergraduates with opportunities to make connections, learn responsibility and become part of a dynamic academic community," said Executive Vice President and IU Provost Karen Hanson in a press release. Full story.

IU Trustees approve faculty raise, name change for HPER
Indiana Daily Student, June 27 -- The IU Board of Trustees met June 23 and June 24 at the IU-South Bend campus and approved next year's budget as well as a major change for the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. IU trustees unanimously approved a $3 billion budget for the 2011-2012 academic year. The budget includes an additional $15.3 million for student financial aid and provides funding for pay increases. Full story.

IU continues to restore campus canopy, receives donations for 500 trees
Indiana Daily Student, June 27 -- IU lost hundreds of trees when a powerful line of storms swept through Bloomington in May. But a recent flood of donations has given the University cause to be optimistic, Vice President for Capital Projects & Facilities Tom Morrison said. "This really was a time of crisis for our trees," Morrison said. "But things are starting to look up now." Full story.

IU Kokomo introduces new degree programs
Kokomopersepctive.com, June 27 -- Indiana University Kokomo has been transitioning itself into a force to be reckoned with in the regional campus scene, and with the addition of 10 new degrees, other regional campuses had better watch out. Full story.

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