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Maurer School of Law

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced the naming of the IU School of Law--Bloomington in honor of Indianapolis business and community leader Michael S. "Mickey" Maurer, J.D. '67 on Dec. 4, 2008. The school will be renamed the Michael Maurer School of Law in recognition of Maurer's longtime support for the school and his $35 million gift for law student scholarships. The scholarships will be known as the Michael and Janie Maurer Scholarships.

Prior to the public announcement, philanthropist Michael "Mickey" Maurer (left) and Indiana University President Michael McRobbie prepare to sign documents securing a $35 million gift for the IU School of Law--Bloomington.

Michael "Mickey" Maurer (left) and his wife Janie Maurer (center), are applauded by IU School of Law Dean Lauren Robel as well as faculty, staff and students attending the announcement.

The moot court room in IU Bloomington's newly named Maurer School of Law was packed with media and the university community for the naming announcement.

IU School of Law Dean Lauren Robel thanks Michael Maurer for his $35 million gift to the school.

Michael "Mickey" Maurer is framed in the display of a video camera during the announcement.

IU Foundation President Gene Tempel is overcome with laughter at Mickey Maurer's whitty comments during the law school naming press conference.