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Browse this column for a sampling of upcoming events emanating from the
campuses of Indiana University.
Did you know that the Well House at IUB is shaped like a Beta Theta Pi
fraternity pin; that the ivy covering the Kirkwood Observatory grew from
a sprig brought back from Westminster Abbey; that the Bloomington campus
maintains the "Fort Knox of fruit flys," that IU School of Medicine
physiologist Wiltz Wagner has literally taken "pigs in space" aboard a
NASA KC-135 (aka the Vomit Comet) to study theories of pulmonary blood
flow; that Swingshift College, designed to meet the needs of shift
workers, is located at IU Northwest? Check out this column each week
and learn something about IU you didn't know before.
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A new on-line scrapbook of snapshots highlighting events or people on
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