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January 14, 2008


Violinist Joshua Bell returns to Bloomington to perform with pianist Jeremy Denk
Report: Nursing will be the 'hot job' in Indiana for years to come
Wellness resolutions, sodium and stem cell research topics on this week's Sound Medicine
Four finalists selected in search for dean of IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Jacobs School faculty and students triumph in Carnegie Hall concerts
IUPUI offers Sports Tourism Development Certificate
Claude Baker named composer-in-residence at American Academy in Rome
IU Bloomington Scoreboard


Violinist Joshua Bell returns to Bloomington to perform with pianist Jeremy Denk -- Three-time Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk, two of classical music's brightest stars, with common student and faculty ties to the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, will perform a recital together at IU's Musical Arts Center on Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. Read the complete story.

Report: Nursing will be the 'hot job' in Indiana for years to come -- Today, nurses are in great demand in Indiana. According to a new report from the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, registered nursing is the hottest job throughout the state. Read the complete story.

Wellness resolutions, sodium and stem cell research topics on this week's Sound Medicine -- This weekend, January 12 and 13, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, discussed sexual health issues, the political turmoil in Kenya and New Year's wellness goals. Read the complete story.

Four finalists selected in search for dean of IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs -- Four finalists have been selected for the position of dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and will meet with meet with faculty, staff, students and campus officials in Bloomington and Indianapolis between Jan. 22 and Feb. 12. Read the complete story.

Jacobs School faculty and students triumph in Carnegie Hall concerts -- Eight students from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, the largest contingent from any school in the country, were among the 62 young musicians, aged 15 to 22, chosen to participate in the nationally-acclaimed New York String Orchestra Seminar (NYSOS), towards the end of last December. Read the complete story.

IUPUI offers Sports Tourism Development Certificate -- The Department of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management (TCEM) at IUPUI is offering a new certificate designed to produce qualified employees needed by Indianapolis and the surrounding region to compete in the highly competitive field of sports tourism. The Sports Tourism Development Certificate marks the third certificate developed by the department to meet economic development needs of the Indianapolis area, said Sotiris Hji-Avgoustis, professor and chair of the department. Read the complete story.

Claude Baker named composer-in-residence at American Academy in Rome -- Claude Baker, Class of 1956 Chancellor's Professor of Composition in the Jacobs School of Music, has been named the 2008-09 Paul Fromm Composer-in-Residence at the American Academy in Rome. Read the complete story.


Indiana University Bloomington Scoreboard

Results from Saturday, Jan. 12:
Women's Swimming: The Hoosiers took first at the Irish Invitational with 1108.5 points, followed by No. 13 Michigan (1055), Notre Dame (898.5) and Illinois (442). Read the meet notes.
Wrestling: For the second time in as many matches at the National Duals the Hoosiers held a lead for most of the match before seeing it slip away right at the end. Cornell was able to snag a 22-19 decision over the Hoosiers. Read the match notes.
Men's Swimming: The No. 7 Hoosiers dominated in the diving well, but it was not enough as the Indiana men's swimming and diving team fell 165-133 at No. 4 Michigan Saturday afternoon. Read the meet notes.
Track and Field: The Indiana track and field teams opened the 2008 indoor season as they hosted the Indiana Open on January 12, 2008 at Gladstein Fieldhouse. Read the men's results. Read the women's results.

Results from Sunday, Jan. 13:
Men's Basketball: Indiana went on a 15-4 run midway through the second half and Armon Bassett sank a pair of free throws with two seconds left as the 10th-ranked Hoosiers escaped with a 62-58 win over Illinois Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall. Read the game notes.
Women's Tennis: The 2008 Indiana Doubles Invitational came to a close early Sunday afternoon, and the Hoosiers remained on top of the overall team standings after winning 16 of their 20 matches on the weekend. Read the match notes.

Schedule for Monday, Jan. 14:
Women's Basketball: Purdue, 7 p.m., West Lafayette, Ind.


IU in the news

IU Art Museum kicks off first of January Coffeehouse Nights
Indiana Daily Student, Jan. 14 -- Thursday night was a night of firsts for the IU Art Museum. It was its first time hosting a Coffeehouse Nights series in January, its first time partnering with Bloomingfoods to provide snacks and its first time offering live music from the Mbira Queens of Sheasby Matiure in the art gallery. Read the full story.

FOCUS: Fellowship's formula could grow teachers; Indiana piloting program aimed at boosting math, science educators
Indianapolis Business Journal, Jan. 12 -- Four Indiana universities have been chosen to participate in a prestigious new national fellowship program aimed at increasing the number of math and science teachers while serving as the pilot program for overhauling education nationwide. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, of Princeton, N.J., selected Indiana as the first state for its program. It chose IUPUI, Ball State University, University of Indianapolis and Purdue University to launch the one-year fellowships and churn out the first wave of new teachers. Read the full story.

Kelley School to partner with Korean university; Agreement set to open doors for international study
Indiana Daily Student, Jan. 11 -- The Kelley School of Business and Sungkyunkwan University of Seoul, South Korea signed an agreement to allow students from the global business undergraduate program at SKKU to attend both universities and receive two degrees. The agreement will give IU and the Kelley School a more global reach, which is something the business school strives for, said Munirpallam Venkataramanan, chairperson of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program. Read the full story.

Professionals Pool Resources to Help Patients
Inside Indiana Business, Jan. 14 -- Wishard Health Services and Baker & Daniels LLP, with the Indiana Health Advocacy Coalition, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, have announced the launch of the Wishard Medical-Legal Partnership for Patient Health, a new program aimed at improving health care in Indianapolis by pooling resources provided by doctors, lawyers, social workers and academics. For nearly 150 years, Wishard Health Services has provided high quality, cost-effective health care to the citizens of Marion County. Accredited by the Joint Commission, Wishard has nationally recognized programs, including Midtown Community Mental Health Center, IU National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, a Level I trauma center, senior care program, comprehensive stroke program and regional burn center. Read the full story.


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