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Front Page News at Indiana University

September 9, 2011

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Links between sexual signaling, immune-endocrine functions focus of NSF grant to IU anthropologist
Indiana University, Beckman Coulter partnership to advance identification of environmental toxins
IU's REN-ISAC receives $800,000 NSF grant for cybersecurity initiative
Bloomington Multicultural Expo 2011 on Sept. 18 showcases IU and city's vast diversity
IUPUI Library, Indianapolis Recorder partnership puts 106 years of black history online
IU Bloomington Continuing Studies celebrates 40 years of Lifelong Learning programs
IU librarian to share story of Lee Hamilton's 9/11 papers
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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Links between sexual signaling, immune-endocrine functions focus of NSF grant to IU anthropologist
An Indiana University Bloomington anthropologist has been awarded $304,000 from the National Science Foundation to conduct the first-ever study into the interrelationship between functional immunity, endocrine status and sexual signaling in primates. Read the complete story.

Indiana University, Beckman Coulter partnership to advance identification of environmental toxins
Indiana University's Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics (CGB) and the international biomedical testing company Beckman Coulter announce a new collaboration formed to create automated solutions for genomics applications designed to better pinpoint toxins that pose risks to the environment and human health. Read the complete story.

IU's REN-ISAC receives $800,000 NSF grant for cybersecurity initiative
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $800,000 to the IU-operated Research and Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC) to develop new capabilities to collect and share cybersecurity threat data and intelligence. Read the complete story.

Bloomington Multicultural Expo 2011 on Sept. 18 showcases IU and city's vast diversity
The Indiana University and Bloomington communities will come together at Bryan Park next Sunday, Sept. 18, from Noon to 5 p.m. to celebrate their rich diversity at Bloomington Multicultural Expo 2011. Read the complete story.

IUPUI Library, Indianapolis Recorder partnership puts 106 years of black history online
A digitization project of the University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, done in collaboration with the nationally recognized Indianapolis Recorder newspaper, makes available online 106 years of black history. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington Continuing Studies celebrates 40 years of Lifelong Learning programs
Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies is celebrating its 40th anniversary this fall with a new Lifelong Learning catalog and free events for the public, including "flash" classes being held in public locations the week of Sept. 12. Read the complete story.

IU librarian to share story of Lee Hamilton's 9/11 papers
The 9/11 Commission papers of former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton will be the subject of a talk Monday (Sept. 12) at Indiana University. The event, at 5 p.m. in room 033 of the IU Wells Library, is free and open to the public. Read the complete story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

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

Scheduled for September 10:
Women's Cross Country: Indiana Open 9:30 a.m., Bloomington
Cross Country: Indiana Open, 9:30 a.m., Bloomington
Men's Cross Country: Indiana Open, 9:30 a.m., Bloomington
Women's Volleyball: Gonzaga vs Eastern Illinois, 10 a.m., Bloomington
Women's Volleyball: Niagara, 12:00 p.m., Bloomington
Women's Volleyball: Niagara vs Gonzaga, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington
Football: Virginia, 7 p.m., Bloomington
Women's Volleyball: Eastern Illinois, 7:30 p.m., Bloomington
Men's Golf: Northern Intercollegiate Sept 10-11, All Day, Aurora, Ill. (Rich Harvest Farms CC)
Women's Golf: IU Fall Kickoff, All Day, Bloomington

Scheduled for September 11:
Men's Soccer: Denver, 11:30 a.m., South Bend, Ind.
Women's Soccer: Marquette, 1 p.m., Bloomington
Field Hockey: California, 3 p.m., Berkeley, Calif.
Women's Golf: IU Fall Kickoff, All Day, Bloomington

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IU in the news

IU Southeast enrollment, credit hours break all-time record in fall 2011
Floydcounty.wave3.com, Sept. 8 -- Indiana University Southeast has more students taking more classes than ever before, according to total enrollment and credit hour numbers for the fall 2011 semester. Total enrollment for the fall 2011 semester is 7,256 students, which is an increase of 1.1 percent over fall 2010. Full story.

Beckman Coulter, Indiana U Team Up
Labmanager.com, Sept. 8 -- Indiana University's Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics (CGB) and the international biomedical testing company Beckman Coulter, Inc. announce a new collaboration formed to create automated solutions for genomics applications designed to better pinpoint toxins that pose risks to the environment and human health. Full story.

IUPUI digitizes Indianapolis Recorder newspaper
The Republic, The Indianapolis Star, Sept. 9 -- A newspaper that's covered Indianapolis' black community since the 19th century has gone digital, making more than a century of black history available free of charge online. University Library staff members at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis recently completed digitizing more than 5,000 issues of the Indianapolis Recorder dating from 1899 to 2005. Full story. Full story 2.
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