February 15, 2002
Central Indiana poised to become a center for life sciences
As Indiana moves from its traditional manufacturing-based economy to an economy based more on technology and knowledge, the newly formed Central Indiana Life Sciences Initiative activities are expected to attract investments, federal money and additional jobs to the central Indiana area.
IU joins Alliance for Indianaís Future
The alliance is a unique coalition of more than 20 member groups and will emphasize affordable, accessible public higher education.
IUSM testing ultrasound technology as prostate cancer therapy
Nearly 189,000 males in the United States
are diagnosed annually with some form of prostate cancer. The IUSM
clinical trials will investigate the use of ultrasound therapy,
a minimally invasive procedure, which is painless, bloodless and
combines the latest in 3-D technology.
IU Founders Day March 3
A global classroom
A road show goes to Egypt
East Asian Studies Center receives undergraduate
literary icon John Updike and IPFW linguist Lidan Lin discuss
heroism and the anti-hero in today's "Conversation online."
Photo by Paul Martens
They call it GO, or WeiQi in Chinese, or Baduk in Korean. But no matter what you call it, this board game, played weekly at the Asian Culture Center on the IU Bloomington campus, is perhaps the oldest game still played in its original form. The rules are very simple, but the strategy is as complicated as chess, and computers still canít beat humans at this mental exercise.
IUB post-doctoral visiting scholar in political science T.K. Ahn (left) recently faced IUB psychology graduate student Alex Shull in a game of GO. Ahn, who is from Korea, has been playing GO for 20 years while Shull, from Bloomington, has been playing for just a few months.
Read about the recent $2 million East
Asian Studies Center undergraduate funding initiative.