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July 26, 2011

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XSEDE project brings advanced cyberinfrastructure, digital services and expertise to nation's scientists and engineers
IU journalism students return from Kenya with stories, better understanding of HIV/AIDS epidemic
New associate deans appointed at IU's College of Arts and Sciences
IU expert available to discuss debt ceiling deadline and proposed solutions
IU, with Kuali Coeus system, is first to implement system-to-system fuctionality with Grants.gov
IU Dentistry professor helps set fluoride standards that impact drinking water, research
CLEAR Health Information receives Regenstrief Foundation grant
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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XSEDE project brings advanced cyberinfrastructure, digital services and expertise to nation's scientists and engineers
A partnership of 16 institutions, including Indiana University, today (July 25) announced the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). XSEDE will be the most advanced, powerful and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. Read the complete story.

IU journalism students return from Kenya with stories, better understanding of HIV/AIDS epidemic
A dozen students from Indiana University's School of Journalism recently returned from Kenya, where they and their professor reported on the African continent's continuing HIV/AIDS epidemic and learned about the Kenyan culture by partnering with Moi University students. Read the complete story.

New associate deans appointed at IU's College of Arts and Sciences
Political Science Professor Jean C. Robinson has been named the executive associate dean of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, the first appointment made by Larry D. Singell Jr., the new dean of the college. Read the complete story.

IU expert available to discuss debt ceiling deadline and proposed solutions
Congress has until next Monday (Aug. 2) to raise the legal limit the U.S. is allowed to borrow. Many experts have warned that if the debt ceiling isn't raised by then, the U.S. and other nations worldwide would risk catastrophic economic consequences. An expert from Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences can offer perspectives and is available to speak with reporters. Read the complete story.

IU, with Kuali Coeus system, is first to implement system-to-system fuctionality with Grants.gov
Kuali Coeus, Indiana University's new, comprehensive grant administration system designed to better assist faculty researchers at every stage of the grant-making process, became fully operational over the weekend (July 23-24). Read the complete story.

IU Dentistry professor helps set fluoride standards that impact drinking water, research
An IU School of Dentistry professor played a leading role in developing the "gold standard" for analyzing fluoride and also chaired a panel of experts that helped set new government recommendations for the amount of fluoride to be put in drinking water in the United States to prevent tooth decay. Read the complete story.

CLEAR Health Information receives Regenstrief Foundation grant
The Regenstrief Foundation Inc. has awarded Indiana University's Center for Law, Ethics, and Applied Research in Health Information a $425,000 grant that will help the center fulfill its mission of addressing critical ethical and legal challenges surrounding health information. Read the complete story. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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IU in the news

IU Appoints Associate Dean
Inside INdiana Business, July 25 -- Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences has named Political Science Professor Jean Robinson executive associate dean. She has been serving as associate dean since 2008. Full story.

A Little Rusty?
New York Times, July 22 -- The reality may be more nuanced, but most graduate schools are officially unmoved by the older applicant's circumstances. "What we're trying to do is assess whether the student is going to be successful in the classroom with his fellow graduate students," says James C. Wimbush, dean of the Indiana University Graduate School and chairman-elect of the G.R.E. board of directors. "We need the score to be comparable to the other students'. We've found that the skills that are tested predicted critical success." Full story.

Little 500 Breaking Away
News-sentinel.com, July 26 -- This is the 13th in a series of 18 stories examining the best events an Indiana sports fan would want to see over a lifetime. Full story.

How To Protect Yourself From Hacking
NPR, July 25 -- Michele Norris talks to Christopher Soghoian, a graduate fellow at the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research at Indiana University, about how individuals can protect themselves against hacking. Listen.
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