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Front Page News at Indiana University

September 24, 2007

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McRobbie named honorary Alliance member
Filmmaker Julie Dash to visit IU Bloomington Oct. 3-4
IU Law Professor Commissioned for International Copyright Study
Creators of IUB's next science building to break ground
Composer W. Claude Baker to present Sonneborn Award lecture
Sutton Named Associate Vice President of International Affairs for IU and Associate Vice Chancellor of International Affairs at IUPUI
IUPUI makes history, builds unique partnership in China
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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McRobbie named honorary Alliance member -- Indiana University President Michael McRobbie has been named an honorary member of the university's Alliance of Distinguished and Titled Professors. McRobbie is only the third IU president to receive the award, which recognizes members of the university community who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to academic excellence at IU. Read the full story.

Filmmaker Julie Dash to visit IU Bloomington Oct. 3-4 -- Acclaimed African American filmmaker Julie Dash will visit Indiana University Bloomington on Oct. 3-4. She will give a public lecture and also speak at a screening of her award-winning biography of Civil Rights heroine Rosa Parks. Read the full story.

IU Law Professor Commissioned for International Copyright Study -- A United Nations agency has recruited an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) professor to do a study that could affect libraries and copyright laws around the world. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has commissioned Kenneth Crews, the Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law at IU School of Law-Indianapolis, located on the IUPUI campus, to conduct a worldwide study of copyright statutes related to libraries and library services. Read the full story.

Creators of IUB's next science building to break ground -- An official ceremony will mark the start of construction of a second multidisciplinary science building on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. IU President Michael McRobbie will host the ceremony, which is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, just north of the Psychology Building, 1101 E. 10th Street, in Bloomington. Read the full story.

Composer W. Claude Baker to present Sonneborn Award lecture -- W. Claude Baker Jr., Chancellor's Professor of Music Composition at Indiana University, will deliver the Sonneborn Award Lecture,"The Composer as Resident: The Role of the Composer in the Community," Thursday (Sept. 27), at 4 p.m. in Auer Hall. Read the full story.

Sutton Named Associate Vice President of International Affairs for IU and Associate Vice Chancellor of International Affairs at IUPUI -- IU Vice President of International Affairs Patrick O'Meara has announced that Susan Buck Sutton has been named associate vice president of International Affairs for Indiana University and associate vice chancellor of International Affairs for IUPUI. Read the full story.

IUPUI makes history, builds unique partnership in China -- In March 2007, IUPUI signed a statement of intent to forge a comprehensive partnership with Sun Yat Sen University, ranked among the top 10 universities in China. In advancing the partnership, on September 1-11, Sun Yat Sen University welcomed a delegation of 14 faculty and staff from IUPUI. Read the full story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Saturday, Sept. 22:

Women's Field Hockey: The Indiana field hockey team earned a split of its pair of games in Columbus, Ohio over the weekend with an 8-0 victory over Missouri State. Haley Funk scored three goals for the Hoosiers while Kelsey Kiper and Margie Stoll each added their first career goals. Read the game notes.

Football: The Indiana football team suffered its first defeat of the 2007 season on Saturday, falling to Illinois 27-14. The Fighting Illini improved to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in Big Ten play, while the Hoosiers dropped to 3-1 and 0-1 in conference competition. Read the game notes.

Women's Rowing: The Indiana women's rowing team traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio to compete on Lake Harsha in the East Fork Chase on Saturday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures, combined with minimal wind, made for great racing as the Hoosier women participated in their first race of the 2007-08 year. Read the race notes.

Results from Sunday, Sept. 23:

Women's Tennis: The Indiana University women's tennis team capped off a successful opening weekend in the Deacon Classic at Wake Forest University. Indiana captured five flight titles, including three singles flights and both doubles flights. Read the weekend recap.

Men's golf: The Indiana men's golf team started the second day of the Wolf Run Intercollegiate at Wolf Run Golf Club (par 71, 7,195 yards) in Zionsville, Ind. in second place, four shots behind the University of Michigan and three shots ahead of Penn State. When the dust settled on Sunday, it was Penn State that came out on top followed by Michigan and Indiana. Read the weekend recap.

Women's Golf: The 20th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers women's golf team bounced back from a slow second round to post a 298 in the third and final round of the Lady Northern Invitational, finishing third at the 14-team tournament in State College Pa. Read the weekend recap.

Women's Volleyball: The women's volleyball team was defeated by Minnesota 3-0 in Minneapolis.

Women's Soccer: The Indiana women's soccer team rode four second-half goals to a 4-0 victory over Evansville on Sunday, stretching its win streak to five games with the win. Read the game notes.

Schedule for Monday-Tuesday, Sept. 24-25: No varsity teams in action.

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IU in the news

IU wants master plans for Bloomington, Indy
Indianapolis Star, Sept. 23 -- Indiana University's new president announced Friday that he will develop new master plans by December 2008 for the development of IU campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis. "In coming years, we face many decisions with respect to construction of new facilities, and renovation and repurposing of existing structures," Michael McRobbie said in a statement. "It is critical that we have a well-thought-out master plan to guide us." Read the full story.

McRobbie: Emergency alert system will be in place by end of calendar year
Indiana Daily Student, Sept. 24 -- IU President Michael McRobbie announced Friday that all eight IU campuses will have an emergency alert system in place by the end of the year. "We will be able to send emergency alerts by text message, telephone and e-mail," McRobbie said during his address to the IU board of trustees at their September meeting Friday. Read the full story.

Getting Motivated For Fitness
Science Daily, Sept. 22 -- Allison Chopra, a fitness expert at Indiana University, encourages her personal training clients to break their more ambiguous goals of say, feeling better or dropping a few dress sizes, into smaller goals that can be achieved in three to four weeks. She discourages weight-oriented goals because weight loss is a long-term process and everyone loses weight at different rates. Instead, she wants to know how her clients feel. Read the full story.

Summit to address online threats to security
The Tartan, Sept. 24 -- Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab will be hosting the second annual Anti-Phishing Working Group e-crime Researchers' Summit on Oct. 4-5, a meeting that will address the security threats in online multiplayer games and phishing on the World Wide Web. Several panelists from the Harvard Center for Research on Computation and Society, Indiana University, and People for the American Way will address the issue of phishing. These panelists will focus on the potential for phishing to negatively impact the 2008 elections. They will also touch on ways to prevent phishing that have been used in the past. Read the full story.

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