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Front Page News at Indiana University

February 22, 2007

Front Page News at IU delivers top headlines of the day from the campuses of Indiana University. It comes to you courtesy of IU University Communications in the Office of University Relations.

10th annual African American Dance Workshop to be at IU Bloomington March 2-3
Five alumni to be honored at annual IU Business Conference
First Mondays: Coping with Cancer
Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Summer Research
Hoosiers down Gophers

10th annual African American Dance Workshop to be at IU Bloomington March 2-3 -- Indiana University's African American Arts Institute, African American Dance Company and Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies will sponsor the 10th Annual Dance Workshop, March 2-3, at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave. The annual workshop exposes students and community members to experiences in a broad range of dance styles and movement expression from the perspective of the African American and African Diaspora. Read the complete story.

Five alumni to be honored at annual IU Business Conference -- Five alumni of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University will be honored for professional achievement during an awards ceremony at the 61st annual IU Business Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Feb. 28 in Indianapolis. The honors presentation will be part of a day-long program that will focus on the theme, "The 21st Century Imperatives for Business: Energy and the Environment." Information and online registration are available. Read the complete story.

First Mondays: Coping with Cancer -- The Indiana University Cancer Center CompleteLife Program has launched First Mondays, a monthly event for patients and families coping with cancer. First Mondays is designed to create a community of healing support, education and enjoyment for participants. Each event begins with a buffet dinner and fellowship hour for cancer patients, family members and cancer center group leaders. Read the complete story.

Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Summer Research -- The Indiana University School of Medicine awarded three medical students scholarships based on summer research projects. Read the complete story.

Hoosiers down Gophers -- Indiana got 17 points from D.J. White and 16 from Roderick Wilmont and never trailed against Minnesota, topping the Golden Gophers 71-59 on Wednesday, Feb. 21, to remain perfect on Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall this season. Read the complete story.


Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results for Wednesday, February 21:

Men's basketball -- The Hoosiers defeated Minnesota, 71-59. Read the complete story.

Schedule for Thursday, February 22:

Women's basketball -- The Indiana women's basketball team will wrap up the home season when it hosts Northwestern in Assembly Hall at 7:05 p.m. EST.

Men's tennis -- The Hoosiers (8-1) travel to Kentucky on Thursday, Feb. 22, for a mid-week match with the Wildcats. Action begins at 5 p.m. EST.

Schedule for Friday, February 23:

Women's golf -- The women compete in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan. The time has yet to be announced.

Baseball -- IU plays Troy in Dothan, Ala., at 6 p.m. CT.


IU in the news

New fund will give IU president $10M: Program will cost this campus $5M each year
Indiana Daily Student, Feb. 22 -- The IU board of trustees hopes giving the next IU president $10 million each year will help fund new initiatives and prevent some of the problems that have hindered Adam Herbert. School and campus administrators, however, are bracing for budget cuts across the university since the new President's Fund will divert money they otherwise would have had. Read the complete story.

Arts Week '07: Stretching the Boundaries
Indiana Daily Student, Feb. 22 -- Live organisms will be manipulated by the click of a mouse, printers will produce hand-drawn 3-D images and violinists will be accompanied by a computer-generated orchestra. The theme for the 23rd annual ArtsWeek, a collaboration of the IU Office of the Provost and various community and campus arts organizations, is "Technology and the Arts." Read the complete story.

IDS turns 140: Today, the Indiana Daily Student celebrates 140 years, making it one of the oldest American college newspapers
Indiana Daily Student, Feb. 22 -- Some years ago, Indiana Daily Student editors started scrawling a message on the drawer of Ernie Pyle's desk on their last night in the newsroom. The desk used by the World War II reporter during his time at the IDS has been a fixture in the newsroom for almost a century of the paper's 140-year history. Read the complete story.

How to Stick to Your Workouts Without Sticking It to Your Brothers in Iron
Kansas City InfoZine, Feb 22 -- Sticking with a workout regimen takes strategy. Diving into the gym without annoying the gym veterans takes some consideration and know-how. Bryan Stednitz, assistant director of Fitness and Wellness for Indiana University's Division of Campus Recreational Sports, and Chris Arvin, program director for Fitness and Wellness at the division, offer both -- tips for how to stay in the weight room and look good doing it. Read the complete story.

Report: IU among top 20 in private support last year; Official says 2006 donations lagged 2005 total because university received no 'mega-gifts'
Indianapolis Star, Feb 22 -- Indiana University ranked 17th in the nation last year in support received from the private sector, according to a survey released Wednesday on charitable contributions to colleges and universities. But the $247.5 million IU got last year is down from the $301 million it received in 2005, when it ranked ninth in the nation, according to the Council for Aid to Education's survey of more than 1,000 colleges nationwide. "We didn't get our mega-gift this past year, which we normally do," said Curt Simic, president of the Indiana University Foundation. "The cycle of what we ask for is not annual. It comes episodically based on where we are in our programming." Read the complete story.


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