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Advocates for Community Engagement liaisons named

ACE liaison

Twenty-five Indiana undergraduate students are serving as Advocates for Community Engagement liaisons for the 2008-09 academic year between local nonprofit agencies in Bloomington and IU service-learning courses. Full Story >>

Meredith West to present Sonneborn Award lecture

Meredith West

Meredith West, recipient of this year's Tracy M. Sonneborn Award, will lecture on "Observing Birds Observing Birds" on Friday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in Indiana University's Alumni Hall, with a reception immediately following in the Federal Room, both in the Indiana Memorial Union. The lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story >>

Classicist O'Donnell considers the meaning of history

James O'Donnell

Classicist James O'Donnell, provost at Georgetown University, will lecture on "Two Hundred Years Is a Long Time (for a historian), or, What Should Historians Write About?" on Tuesday, Oct. 28, and "Ten Years Is a Long Time (on the Internet), or, What Will Cyberspace Make of the Humanities?" on Thursday, Oct. 30, as part of the William T. Patten Lecture Series. Both lectures will take place in Ballantine Hall room 109 at 7:30 p.m., at Indiana University Bloomington. Full Story >>

IU Bloomington Law Day Fair scheduled for Oct. 6

Law Scales

Students considering a career in law can learn first-hand what law schools are truly interested in at the IU Law School Fair, Monday, Oct. 6. The fair, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) Alumni Hall, will feature more than 104 law school representatives -- more than half of the nation's total law schools -- on hand to meet one-on-one with students and answer questions about tropics ranging from grades to personal statement to financial aid needs. The fair is free and open to the general public. Full Story >>

Faculty named Academic Leadership Program fellows

Amy Reynolds

IU Bloomington selects faculty members with distinguished leadership ability to participate in the Academic Leadership Program (ALP), sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) -- a consortium of the 11 universities of the Big Ten conference plus the University of Chicago. Full Story >>

IU's Horizons of Knowledge lecture series benefits many

Robert Blobaum

The 2008-09 Horizons of Knowledge Lecture series kicks off Wednesday, September 24 with "A Warsaw Story: Polish-Jewish Relations in the First World War" by Robert Blobaum from West Virginia University. The lecture will be at 5:00 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) Faculty Room of the University Club. Sponsors of the talk are the Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program, Polish Studies Center, Department of History and Russian and East European Institute. Full Story >>