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IU presidential trip to China expected to expand partnerships, exchanges
IU Bloomington ranked among top universities for international education
Sound Medicine Discusses Diets, Freshening Fruit and Cystic Fibrosis
National study by School of Education to examine best ways to prepare teachers to use technology
Task force report charts course for a sustainable campus
Heart attacks in non-smokers decreased with smoking ban
Indiana University professor: Bush proposal unlikely to reduce airline delays
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

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IU presidential trip to China expected to expand partnerships, exchanges -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will lead a 10-member university delegation to China from Nov. 24 to Dec. 1. McRobbie's first trip abroad since becoming IU president on July 1 is expected to result in expanded relationships with leading universities in China as well as increased opportunities for student and faculty exchanges. Read the full story.

IU Bloomington ranked among top universities for international education -- Indiana University Bloomington ranks in the top 20 universities nationally both for numbers of international students studying in Bloomington and for IU students studying abroad, according to the latest Open Doors report released last week by the Institute of International Education. Read the full story.

Sound Medicine Discusses Diets, Freshening Fruit and Cystic Fibrosis -- Nov.10 and 11, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, discussed dieting and health issues. Read the full story.

National study by School of Education to examine best ways to prepare teachers to use technology -- The Center for Evaluation and Education Policy in the Indiana University School of Education will partner with a Washington, D.C.-area company for a first-of-its kind, $3.1 million project examining how current and emerging technologies are being used in classrooms and how to prepare new teachers to best use these tools. Read the full story.

Task force report charts course for a sustainable campus -- A Campus Sustainability Report for Indiana University Bloomington charts a course for IUB to become a leader in the study and practice of environmental sustainability. The draft report, produced under the direction of an IU task force on sustainability, has been posted on the campus sustainability Web site, http://www.indiana.edu/~sustain. Read the full story.

Heart attacks in non-smokers decreased with smoking ban -- People with no risk factors for heart disease can still experience heart attacks. An Indiana University study found that after a countywide smoking ban was implemented, hospital admissions for such heart attacks dropped 70 percent for non-smokers -- but not for smokers. Read the full story.

Indiana University professor: Bush proposal unlikely to reduce airline delays -- President Bush's decision to let commercial airlines make more use of military air space is unlikely to produce fewer delays in the Thanksgiving travel season, says Clinton V. Oster Jr., a professor at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and an expert on airline travel and safety. Read the full story.

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Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Friday, Nov. 16:
Women's Soccer: The Indiana women's soccer team defeated Toledo 3-2 in overtime in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Read the match notes.

Results from Saturday, Nov. 17:
Football: The Hoosiers won back the Old Oaken Bucket in 27-24 thriller, giving them their first bowl bid in 14 years, fulfilling the promise late coach Terry Hoeppner made to fans when he was hired three years ago. Read the game notes.
Women's Basketball: The Indiana women's basketball team opened the road slate with a 76-71 win over Ball State in Muncie, Ind. Read the game notes.
Women's Volleyball: The Indiana University volleyball team wrapped up their home schedule Saturday night with a match versus Michigan. The Wolverines arose victorious in the 3-0 sweep. Read the match notes.
Men's and Women's Swimming: The Indiana men's and women's swimming and diving teams wrapped up the three-day Hoosierland Open on Saturday with several standout performances. Read the full results.

Results from Sunday, Nov. 18:
Men's Basketball: The No. 8 Indiana Hoosiers earned a 100-49 victory over Longwood Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall in the first round of the Chicago Invitational Challenge. Read the game notes.
Women's Soccer: The Indiana women's soccer team has advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history by advancing past Purdue in penalty kicks after a 0-0 tie. Read the match notes.

Schedule for Monday, Nov. 19:
Men's and Women's Cross Country: NCAA Championships, Terre Haute, Ind.

Schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 20:
Men's Basketball: UNC-Wilmington, 7 p.m., Bloomington, Ind.

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IU in the news

Believing in 13; Bucket returns to IU after 27-24 win
Indiana Daily Student, Nov. 19 -- Somewhere, Terry Hoeppner is smiling. Whether he saw the game will forever be unknown, but what happened at Memorial Stadium on Saturday night vindicated a program that has not gone to a bowl game since 1993. A 27-24 victory over Purdue (7-5, 3-5) to win the Old Oaken Bucket and most likely take IU to a bowl game did more than just satisfy the Hoosier football team. Read the full story.

IU to study technology in schools; $3.1M federal contract will fund unprecedented analysis
Indianapolis Star, Nov. 19 -- Indiana University's education school has been tapped by the federal government to conduct the definitive study of how teachers should use technology in their classrooms. Teachers who wondered whether iPods and laptops are worth it, school districts that debated over how to connect their computers and parents who pondered their children's Internet use should all get answers. Read the full story.

IU's success doesn't surprise Jane Hoeppner
Courier Press, Nov. 19 -- Jane Hoeppner looked around Memorial Stadium on Saturday and saw her late husband's imprint everywhere. From the full student section to the rambunctious sellout crowd, from winning back the Bucket to being on the verge of a bowl trip, this was what Terry Hoeppner always envisioned Indiana football could be. Even if everyone else discounted the notion. Read the full story.

IU tops Purdue for 3rd year in 11th blood donor challenge
Indiana Daily Student, Nov. 19 -- The Old Oaken Bucket was not the only traveling trophy awarded to IU on Nov. 17. The "Blood Bucket" was presented to the Hoosier community during halftime at Memorial Stadium to commemorate IU's third consecutive victory over Purdue in the IU-Purdue Blood Donor Challenge. Read the full story.

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