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Photo by Chris Meyer
Metabolomics and cytomics will be the focus of the Lilly Endowment life sciences grant award to the IUB campus. IUB research technician Kevin Bogart (above) uses a liquid handling robot in the genomics lab. Read about the upcoming Life Sciences Week , and clip a discount coupon for admission to an exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

 
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IU Kokomo brought noted historian Carlos Cortés to campus last semester to explore issues related to media and cultural stereotyping. What he had to say may surprise you.
 
A $53 million grant from Lilly Endowment to broaden life sciences research on the Bloomington campus was announced in December. Next week, a university-wide Life Sciences Week begins, which includes a special exhibition at the Indiana State Museum (get 50 percent off admission for your family by downloading a special coupon).
 
On the eighth floor of the Poplars building on the Bloomington campus, the room where Elvis Presley stayed in 1974 is still a curiosity to fans that remember the rock 'n' roll star in his heyday. Presley, who would have turned 70 on Jan. 8, performed at Assembly Hall twice in the three years preceding his death in 1977. Also, meet Elvis impersonator Mark Long, president and CEO of the IU Research and Technology Corporation.
 
How did a Wellesley grad with a degree in French end up in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War and (eventually) become director of one of the country’s largest public university presses? Meet Janet Rabinowitch and find out.
 


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