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Front Page News at Indiana University

October 7, 2011

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IU Cinema to celebrate Home Movie Day - an international celebration of home movies, indie film
IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes 2011-12 Jacobs Scholars and Fellows
Supreme Court likely to uphold restoration of copyright to works in public domain: IU legal expert
IU's College of Arts and Sciences to honor four alumni and a faculty member
NCSA, Indiana University co-sponsoring security innovation institute
Court of Appeals to hear oral argument today at IU Maurer School of Law
IU Kelley School of Business professor honored with Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award
IU Bloomington chosen to establish nation's first Turkish Flagship program
Environmental Health and Safety Management Green Team first at IU to receive Tree Certification
IU awarded AmeriCorps positions for student service and engagement
Indiana University project releases more of Sir Isaac Newton's alchemy manuscripts
IU Auditorium to present SFJAZZ Collective Oct. 22
German filmmaker Monika Treut to spend two months teaching, curating films at IU Bloomington
IU study: Spending on national security has $8.3 billion impact on Indiana
Women's Philanthropy Council invites grant applications
School of HPER expansion dedicated, new auditorium named for Dean emeritus Tony A. Mobley
IU addresses information breach at School of Optometry
Upcoming Singing Hoosiers concert to feature music of Cole Porter and friends
Two IU School of Library & Information Science faculty to be recognized by international peer group
IU Latin American Music Center marks 50 years with "Cultural Counterpoints" conference
IU's 'greenest' building, tech headquarters to be dedicated Wednesday
Indiana University congratulates Liberian president on Nobel Peace Prize

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IU Cinema to celebrate Home Movie Day -- an international celebration of home movies, indie film
For the fourth year in a row, Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate Home Movie Day on Oct. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is the first year that the event will take place in its new home: Indiana University Cinema. Read the complete story.

IU Jacobs School of Music welcomes 2011-12 Jacobs Scholars and Fellows
Nine new Jacobs Scholars and five new Jacobs Fellows began their studies this fall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Selected from a large pool of incoming students, they are the recipients of the most prestigious and substantial scholarship awards in the school. Read the complete story.

Supreme Court likely to uphold restoration of copyright to works in public domain: IU legal expert
Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Golan v. Holder, a case that tests Congress' power to confer copyright on works that are in the public domain in order to protect authors and composers worldwide under international treaties. According to an expert in international copyright at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, the court is likely to uphold the constitutionality of the law restoring copyright protection. Read the complete story.

IU's College of Arts and Sciences to honor four alumni and a faculty member
Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences will honor four alumni and the 2011 Distinguished Faculty Award recipient at its annual recognition banquet on Friday, Oct. 21. Three alumni will receive the College's 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award and a fourth will receive its Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Read the complete story.

NCSA, Indiana University co-sponsoring security innovation institute
The University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) are teaming up later this month to help large National Science Foundation projects address their cybersecurity needs. Read the complete story.

Court of Appeals to hear oral argument today at IU Maurer School of Law
The Court of Appeals of Indiana will hear oral argument in Key v. Hamilton today (Oct. 5) at noon at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington. The oral argument will be held in the law school's Moot Court Room. A panel of judges consisting of Judge John G. Baker, Judge Paul D. Mathias, and Judge Nancy H. Vaidik will hear the case on appeal from Madison Circuit Court. Read the complete story.

IU Kelley School of Business professor honored with Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award
Donald F. Kuratko, a professor at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, recently was honored with the 2011 Karl Vesper Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award for his leadership and research achievements that have advanced the discipline. Read the complete story.

IU Bloomington chosen to establish nation's first Turkish Flagship program
The Language Flagship, an initiative of the National Security Education Program within the U.S. Department of Defense, has chosen Indiana University Bloomington as the only location for its program in Turkish and other Turkic languages. Read the complete story.

Environmental Health and Safety Management Green Team first at IU to receive Tree Certification
The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Green Team is the first on the Indiana University Bloomington campus to earn Tree Certification, the fourth and highest level of certification through the IU Office of Sustainability's Green Team Certification Program. Read the complete story.

IU awarded AmeriCorps positions for student service and engagement
Indiana Campus Compact has awarded Indiana University Bloomington 15 AmeriCorps student positions in the Service-Engagement Corps (S-E Corps) for the 2011-2012 academic year. Read the complete story.

Indiana University project releases more of Sir Isaac Newton's alchemy manuscripts
The Chymistry of Isaac Newton project at Indiana University Bloomington has released digital editions of 30 previously unedited manuscripts written around 300 years ago by the great British scientist Sir Isaac Newton, the founder of modern physics. Read the complete story.

IU Auditorium to present SFJAZZ Collective Oct. 22
The San Francisco Jazz Collective, an ensemble composed of eight musicians from five countries, will perform at IU Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. Read the complete story.

German filmmaker Monika Treut to spend two months teaching, curating films at IU Bloomington
Acclaimed German filmmaker Monika Treut is in residency at Indiana University Bloomington through the end of October, where she's teaching an interdisciplinary graduate seminar with Assistant Professor Brigitta Wagner. Read the complete story.

IU study: Spending on national security has $8.3 billion impact on Indiana
Defense spending's impact on the Indiana economy has more than doubled in the past decade. More than 1,100 Hoosier companies were successful in attracting $4.4 billion in contracts from the U.S. departments of Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS) in 2010, supporting an estimated 38,600 Indiana jobs. Read the complete story.

Women's Philanthropy Council invites grant applications
The Indiana University Women's Philanthropy Council (WPC) invites individuals and organizations at all campuses of the university to submit applications for its inaugural grant cycle. Read the complete story.

School of HPER expansion dedicated, new auditorium named for Dean emeritus Tony A. Mobley
Decades in the works, the 24,000-square-foot expansion of the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Indiana University Bloomington was celebrated and dedicated on Thursday with a nod to the school's past and anticipation for its future as a school of public health. Read the complete story.

IU addresses information breach at School of Optometry
The Indiana University School of Optometry has notified 757 patients that a computer server on which certain health information was stored was visible on the Internet for almost a month, between August and September 2011. Read the complete story.

Upcoming Singing Hoosiers concert to feature music of Cole Porter and friends
The Singing Hoosiers, one of America's most popular show choirs and often considered Indiana University's ambassadors of song, will pay tribute to one of Indiana's most iconic jazz composers, Cole Porter (1891-1964), in a free concert. Read the complete story.

Two IU School of Library & Information Science faculty to be recognized by international peer group
Indiana University School of Library and Information Science faculty members will receive two of nine general awards to be presented during the 2011 annual meeting of the American Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). Read the complete story.

IU Latin American Music Center marks 50 years with "Cultural Counterpoints" conference
Celebrating 50 years of research, service and performance, the Indiana University Latin American Music Center (LAMC) will host an international conference devoted to the examination of musical interactions between the United States and Latin America. Read the complete story.

IU's 'greenest' building, tech headquarters to be dedicated Wednesday
On Wednesday (Oct. 12), Indiana University will formally dedicate its new state-of-the-art Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB), the latest addition to the growing IU Technology Park East at 10th Street and the Indiana State Road 45/46 Bypass.
President Michael A. McRobbie will preside over the ceremony, which will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the atrium of the new building at 2709 E. 10th St. Read the complete story.

Indiana University congratulates Liberian president on Nobel Peace Prize
Indiana University officials welcomed the news today (Oct. 7) that Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will share the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The university awarded Sirleaf an honorary degree in 2008 in recognition of her efforts for rebuilding Liberia following a long period of civil war as well as longstanding ties between IU and Liberia. Read the complete story.
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IU in the news

Nobel Peace for Women's Rights Activists
Time, USAtoday.com, The Washington Post, NPR.org, heraldonline.com, Oct. 7 -- Africa's first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen's autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in recognition of the importance of women's rights in the spread of global peace. The 10 million kronor ($1.5 million) award was split three ways between Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, women's rights actvist Leyma Gbowee from the same African country and democracy activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen -- the first Arab woman to win the prize. Full story. Full story 2. Full story 3. Full story 4. Full story 5.

Forum recounts lessons from India visit
Indiana Daily Student, Oct. 5 -- Some were interested in studying there in the near future. Others related to the rich culture. Still others wanted to know more about the various IU collaborations made. Whatever the reason, a diverse group gathered Tuesday in the Grand Foyer of the IU Auditorium to listen as President Michael McRobbie spoke about his recent trip to India. David Zaret, vice president of international affairs and part of the delegation to India, introduced McRobbie to the crowd clustered before him. Full story.

Kelley School Professor Honored For Entrepreneurship
InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report, Oct. 5 -- An Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor is the first recipient of the 2011 Karl Vesper Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award. Donald Kuratko is also the executive director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The award was created in 2010 as part of the Entrepreneurship Experiential Classroom that is held annually in the fall. Full story.

New job search site looks at personalities, not just skills
Michiganradio.org, Oct. 5 -- Tim Slaper is with the Indiana Business Research Center, which is part of Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. The school developed a Web site to help displaced workers look at new options. It includes a personality profile to find out if they like working with other people or prefer solitary jobs, and how they handle conflict. "This would help a displaced worker kind of plot the options, and figure out what path makes the most sense for them, knowing that a lot of those auto manufacturing jobs, they're not going to come back," Slaper says. Full story.

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