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Front Page News at Indiana University

September 7, 2011

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Big Red Eats Green foods festival will connect students to area network of growers, chefs
National organization honors IU School of Education professor with career award
'OAH Magazine of History' offers teaching resources for 9/11
Whirlpool Corp. and Indiana University to participate in Habitat for Humanity campus build
Pioneering agreements will reduce cost of eTexts for IU students
2011-12 Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference series opens with focus on product marketing
IU enrollment reaches all-time record high
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Big Red Eats Green foods festival will connect students to area network of growers, chefs
Local foods, the people who produce them and the groups that support local food systems -- including some of Bloomington's most popular chefs -- will gather next Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 14) at Indiana University's Dunn Meadow for Big Red Eats Green, a festival with the focus on consumers and why people should care about where their food comes from. Read the complete story.

National organization honors IU School of Education professor with career award
The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) has awarded Marilynne Boyle-Baise, professor of curriculum and instruction, with its 2011 Jean Dresden Grambs Career Research in Social Studies Award. The award recognizes researchers who have made extensive contributions to knowledge concerning significant areas of social studies education. Read the complete story.

'OAH Magazine of History' offers teaching resources for 9/11
History teachers seeking ideas and knowledge for teaching about the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks may want to turn to the current issue of Organization of American Historians Magazine of History. The themed issue, "September 11: Ten Years After," features articles and educational resources that put the attacks in historical perspective. Read the complete story.

Whirlpool Corp. and Indiana University to participate in Habitat for Humanity campus build
For the second straight year, Indiana University alumni and fans returning to campus for a football game also will find a construction site of hope for a local Bloomington family. Starting on Sept. 29, a joint effort of students and faculty from IU and its Kelley School of Business, Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County and Whirlpool Corp. will build a house next to the home of the IU Alumni Association. Read the complete story.

Pioneering agreements will reduce cost of eTexts for IU students
Indiana University announced today (Sept. 6) that it has signed agreements to dramatically reduce the costs of digital textbooks for students on all of its campuses. The agreements -- with publishers John Wiley & Sons Inc.; Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group; W.W. Norton; and Flat World Knowledge -- will provide students substantial cost-savings, the ability to access digital or printed hard copies, and uninterrupted access to all of their eTexts while they are a student at IU. Read the complete story.

2011-12 Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference series opens with focus on product marketing
Even as healthcare policy reform debates continue, seismic shifts in how life sciences companies interact with consumers have begun occurring. Patients are more involved in their own care path than ever before, relying on direct-to-consumer advertising, the Internet and social media for answers long before they ever see a physician. The successful Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference Series will begin its sixth year in Indianapolis on Sept. 23 with an extensive program on the "consumerization" of medical product marketing. Read the complete story.

IU enrollment reaches all-time record high
Indiana University enrollment has reached a historic high mark, topping 110,000 for the first time at the university's eight campuses across the state, according to official student census data reported this week. New enrollment records also were set for IU students at five campuses: IU Bloomington, IU East, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, IU Northwest and IU Southeast. Read the complete story.
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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for September 2:
Women's Soccer: The Indiana Hoosiers scored three goals in a span of 5:07 in the first half and never looked back on their way to a 4-1 win over the Broncos at Alumni Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Read the match notes.
Men's Soccer: The Indiana Hoosiers (1-0-1) opened their home campaign with a 3-1 win against the Saint Louis Billikens (0-2-0) thanks to goals from senior Alec Purdie and freshman Eriq Zavaleta. Read the match notes.

Results for September 3:
Women's Volleyball: Indiana Volleyball (3-2) remains unbeaten at home after knocking off Youngstown State in straight sets. IU won 25-17, 27-25, 25-17. Read the game notes.
Field Hockey: Indiana head field hockey coach Amy Robertson recorded her 100th career victory as the Hoosiers (3-0) beat Ball State, 4-0. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: Indiana Volleyball (3-2) remains unbeaten at home after knocking off Youngstown State in straight sets. IU won 25-17, 27-25, 25-17. Read the game notes.
Football: Hoosiers Fall Short of Ball State, 27-20. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: Indiana Volleyball (4-2) defeated Buffalo 25-14, 25-18, 25-12. Read the game notes.

Results for September 4:
Field Hockey: The Indiana field hockey claimed its fourth straight win with two goals from Brenna Moeljadi and Morgan Fleetwood, apiece, for a 4-1 win over Missouri State. Read the game notes.
Women's Soccer: Indiana senior Carly Samp put the Hoosiers on the board first with a goal in the 12thminute but No. 10 Notre Dame (3-2) rallied to score three goals in an eight minute span and went on to hand the Hoosiers (3-2-1) a 4-1 loss. Read the match notes.
Men's Soccer: The Indiana Hoosiers (2-0-1) were unstoppable in a 6-0 win against the Dayton Flyers. Read the match notes.

Scheduled for September 9:
Men's Soccer: Bucknell, 5 p.m., South Bend, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Eastern Illinois vs Niagara, 5 p.m., Bloomington
Women's Volleyball: Gonzaga, 7 p.m., Bloomington
Field Hockey: Stanford, 7 p.m., Palo Alto, Calif.
Women's Soccer: Xavier, 7:30 p.m., Bloomington

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IU in the news

McRobbie visits India to strengthen relations
Indiana Daily Student, Sept. 5 -- IU President Michael McRobbie has been lauded for opening doors for IU on the international stage. For the first time in at least four decades, a sitting IU president traveled to India to increase study abroad opportunities for IU students, promote IU as an ideal location for foreign exchange and forge business partnerships.
Full story.

IU's Violette Verdy will receive the 2011 Jerome Robbins Award
The Indianapolis Star, Sept. 4 -- Violette Verdy, distinguished professor of ballet at Indiana University, is among 26 current and former ballerinas who will be honored by New York City Ballet on Sept. 30. All will be presented with the 2011 Jerome Robbins Award as dancers who worked with the NYCB choreographer. Robbins died in 1998. Dancer Chita Rivera, a frequent collaborator with Robbins, will present the awards. Full story.

Indiana University receives $500K grant to help underserved older adults stay at home
Healthcarefinancenews.com, Sept. 6 -- The National Science Foundation granted $500,000 to Indiana University to fund research to better understand how technologies can assist underserved older adults as they age in place. The grant was awarded to School of Informatics and Computing Associate Professor Kay Connelly and Principal Research Scientist Kelly Caine, co-directors of the Pervasive Health Information Technology (PHIT) lab and core members of the Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information at Indiana University. Full story.
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