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IURTC, 21st Century Fund continue forums, this one featuring Entropy Economics chief Swanson
Gas line ruptured
Applegate article selected as one of the best environmental law articles in 2009
Late-stage ovarian cancer therapy shows promise in phase I trial
IU Alumni Association's Linsmith Scholarship recipients named
Juneteenth Freedom Celebration set for June 19
IU-OSU center gets $9 million more for cancer epigenetics
IU Bloomington Scoreboard

IURTC, 21st Century Fund continue forums, this one featuring Entropy Economics chief Swanson
About 60 business leaders today were on hand at Indiana University's Emerging Technologies Center to hear Entropy Economics president Bret Swanson's opinions on the current economic environment and its effect on entrepreneurial and investment activities. Read the complete story.

Gas line ruptured
Today (June 9) at 10:45 a.m. the Indiana University Police Dispatch received a call regarding a ruptured gas line on the north side of the Indiana Memorial Union on Seventh Street. Vectren Gas Co. was contacted prior to IUPD being notified. Seven IUPD officers arrived on the scene with the majority of the units diverting traffic from Seventh and Eighth streets north of the IMU. IU Campus Bus was notified to avoid the area. Read the complete story.

Applegate article selected as one of the best environmental law articles in 2009
An article by Indiana University Maurer School of Law Professor John Applegate has been selected as one of the top five environmental law articles of 2009. Read the complete story.

Late-stage ovarian cancer therapy shows promise in phase I trial
The combination of decitabine and carboplatin appears to improve the outcome of women who have late-stage ovarian cancer. In an upcoming issue of the journal Cancer (online today), Indiana University researchers report four of 10 patients who participated in a phase I clinical trial had no disease progression after six months of treatment. One patient experienced complete resolution of tumor tissue for a period of time. Read the complete story.

IU Alumni Association's Linsmith Scholarship recipients named
Four Indiana University students will receive the Charles and Jo Ann Linsmith Scholarship from the IU Alumni Association during Cream & Crimson Alumni Weekend, June 18-20. Kristina Lafree of Mishawaka, Ind., Emilie Richart of Columbus, Ind., Amanda Stahl of Bayside, Wis., and Bertrand Teo of Bloomington, Ind., will each receive a $2,000 scholarship. Read the complete story.

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration set for June 19
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of enslavement in the United States. From its origin in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Read the complete story.

IU-OSU center gets $9 million more for cancer epigenetics
Indiana University and the Ohio State University will receive $9 million from the National Cancer Institute to continue studying cancer genes and the sometimes-unnatural agents that mask the genes' expression, a phenomenon called epigenetics. Read the complete story.


Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Events for Friday, June 11:
Men's and Women's Track: NCAA Outdoor Championships, All Day, Eugene, Ore.

Events for Saturday, June 12:
Men's and Women's Track: NCAA Championships, All Day, Eugene, Ore.

Results for Wednesday, June 9:
Men's and Women's Track: Molly Beckwith and De'Sean Turner each advanced through semifinal action on the first day of competition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Beckwith won her heat of the 800m with the second-fastest qualifying time and Turner took second in his heat for advancement in the 3,000m steeplechase. Read the meet results.

Results for Thursday, June 10:
Men's and Women's Track: Jeff Coover earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish in the pole vault on day two at the NCAA Championships. Sarah Pease took third in her heat of the 3,000m steeplechase to advance to a Saturday final. The IU men finished the day with 3.5 points for 20th place through two days of competition. Read the meet results.


IU in the news

Job outlook brightens for new grads -- just barely
Associated Press, June 9 -- Indiana University's Kelley School of Business devised a plan to improve the chances for graduates in its residential master's in business administration program. It included a dean's letter to 26,000 alumni, an electronic booklet featuring students' resumes and a job bank run by students with jobs for those still searching. That last effort was dubbed "The Lonely Hearts Job Search Club." "A simple plan, delivered to the right people with a clear objective, can go a long way in helping students during a challenging economy get to where they want to be," said Erik Medina, the school's director of graduate career services. Last month, 74 percent of students had job offers at graduation, compared with 66 percent last year, he said. Full story.

IU Simon Center Oncologist to Lead Cancer Organization
Insideindianabusiness.com, June 10 -- An Indiana University School of Medicine professor and IU Simon Cancer Center oncologist has been named president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. George Sledge Jr. is a nationally recognized pioneer in the development of novel therapies for breast cancer and will serve the organization's leadership position for one year. Full story.

TaylorMade's Ghost helps golfers line up their putts
USAToday.com, June 10 -- To make a putt, golfers first must aim the putter in the right direction. Simple, right? Perhaps not as easy as it sounds, says Steven Hitzeman, the director of the Sports Vision Program at the Indiana University school of optometry. "Visual alignment from the side is far more difficult than alignment from behind an object," said Hitzeman, an amateur golfer. "You have to use every tool you can get to align a putt." Full story.

Exercise helps control fibromyalgia pain
The Indianapolis Star, June 10 -- "A lot of patients, they're expecting that medication alone would be enough," said Dr. Dennis Ang, an assistant professor of medicine and a rheumatologist at the Indiana University School of Medicine. "It's really a combination of the right amount of exercise, the right amount of drug and some component of cognitive therapy." Full story.


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