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IU tops Purdue in 11th Annual Blood Donor Challenge
Pizza? Or Stromboli? IU, Purdue alumni associations wager on Oaken Bucket Game
Attend 'The Walk' to send IU football seniors out in style
IU Ballet Theater presents annual performance of "The Nutcracker"
Indy Law School to Offer First U.S. Graduate Law Program in Middle East
Sound Medicine Honored by Indiana Broadcasters Association
Team led by IU wins Supercomputing Bandwidth Competition
New online resource for teaching Indiana history available
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU tops Purdue in 11th Annual Blood Donor Challenge -- For the third straight year, Indiana University donated more blood than rival Purdue in the 11th annual IU-Purdue Blood Donor Challenge. A total of 4,302 IU donors participated in the challenge, edging the Purdue total of 3,994. Read the full story.

Pizza? Or Stromboli? IU, Purdue alumni associations wager on Oaken Bucket Game -- After the Old Oaken Bucket Luncheon Thursday (Nov. 15), even more is riding on the outcome of Saturday's (Nov. 17) IU-Purdue rivalry football game than the Old Oaken Bucket and a year's worth of bragging rights. Now, a pizza and a Stromboli sandwich are on the line. Read the full story.

Attend 'The Walk' to send IU football seniors out in style -- Send IU football seniors out in style on Senior Day, Saturday (Nov. 17), by attending The Walk, scheduled for 1:15 p.m., before IU takes on the Purdue Boilermakers for a classic Old Oaken Bucket game in Memorial Stadium. The Walk, introduced by the late IU coach Terry Hoeppner, gives IU fans a chance to cheer the team as it arrives on the athletic department grounds to walk en masse toward Memorial Stadium lockerrooms to suit up for the 3:30 p.m. kickoff. Read the full story.

IU Ballet Theater presents annual performance of "The Nutcracker" -- The Indiana University Ballet Theater continues its tradition of holiday excellence this year by introducing the classic The Nutcracker with a new twist. The 49th annual production, opening Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Musical Arts Center, will feature new choreography by Michael Vernon, chair of the Jacobs School of Music Ballet Department. Read the full story.

Indy Law School to Offer First U.S. Graduate Law Program in Middle East -- This weekend, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, discussed health issues significant to veterans, cancer patients and Indianapolis hospitals. This week, broadcaster Joseph Shapiro will share a National Public Radio story of a Veterans Administration psychiatrist who is helping injured combatants overcome psychological injuries with tales about the mythological Greek warriors Achilles and Odysseus. Read the full story.

Sound Medicine Honored by Indiana Broadcasters Association -- Sound Medicine has been awarded a Spectrum Award by the Indiana Broadcasters Association. The program was recognized as the "Best Special Interest and Cultural Program" in the non-commercial radio division. Read the full story.

Team led by IU wins Supercomputing Bandwidth Competition -- A team led by Indiana University, with partners from the Technische Universitaet Dresden, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, was awarded first place in an international competition for leading-edge, high-bandwidth computing applications. Read the full story.

New online resource for teaching Indiana history available -- The Indiana Magazine of History has recorded and archived hundreds of voices from the past in the form of diaries, letters, memoirs, photos and other historical documents. Now, journal editors have added an "IMH for Teachers" tab to the magazine's Web site to give Indiana teachers and their students access to those materials along with a series of original lesson plans, geared for both primary- and secondary-school classrooms. Read the full story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Wednesday, Nov. 14:
Women's Volleyball: The Indiana University volleyball team dominated game one against Purdue in West Lafayette Wednesday night before eventually falling 3-1. Read the match notes.

Schedule for Friday, Nov. 16:
Women's Soccer: Toledo, 11 a.m., West Lafayette, Ind.
Men's and Women's Swimming: Hoosierland Open, Bloomington, Ind.

Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17:
Football: Purdue, 3:30 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Basketball: Ball State, 7 p.m., Muncie, Ind.
Women's Volleyball: Michigan, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Men's and Women's Swimming: Hoosierland Open, Bloomington, Ind.

Schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18:
Men's Basketball: Longwood, 12 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.
Women's Soccer: Second Round, 1 p.m., West Lafayette, Ind.

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IU in the news

The Cardiac Kids return; 40th reunion of 1968 Rose Bowl team to be held during IU-Purdue game
Indiana Daily Student, Nov. 16 -- Eighty-two members of the Rose Bowl team, including players, coaches and staff, will come back to Bloomington for the reunion this weekend, a number IU Varsity Club Assistant Director Mark Deal is ecstatic about. "A tremendous number 40 years later," Deal said. Following the game, a duplicate of the Rose Bowl trophy will be given to IU President Michael McRobbie and IU Athletics Director Rick Greenspan. Read the full story.

IPFW to help more with going to college
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Nov. 15 -- More area high school students will receive guidance on how to enroll and be successful in college thanks to $2 million in grants allotted to an Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne program. Chancellor Michael Wartell announced Wednesday that the IPFW Upward Bound program received two four-year grants for $250,000 each from the U.S. Department of Education. Read the full story.

Hospital feels IUDM's impact after marathon; Riley patients, families show appreciation for event's efforts
Indiana Daily Student, Nov. 15 -- Almost a week after dancers kicked their last steps on the gym floor at IU Dance Marathon, Riley Hospital for Children is still feeling good vibrations. When IUDM announced the organization raised more than $1 million over the past year to donate to the hospital, employees, patients and their families were ecstatic. Read the full story.

Red Laser Puts Tooth Decay in a New Light
New York Times, Nov. 15 -- The next time your dentist tells you to open wide, consider this: dentists fail to accurately diagnose cavities 20 to 30 percent of the time. Now thousands of dentists are getting help from a device called Diagnodent, which shines new light on easy-to-miss cavities. The hand-held instrument uses a red laser to penetrate the outer layer of teeth. By measuring the way light reflects back, Diagnodent detects signs of decay, but is reassuringly gentle. "I tell dental students that Diagnodent shouldn't be used as a license to drill," said Dr. Masatoshi Ando, an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. "It's useful as a second opinion." But dentists still need to do a careful visual inspection and poke around with their explorers, he warned. Read the full story.

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