Photo by Chris Meyer
Groundbreaking for the $55.7
million research building to house researchers in chemistry,
biology, psychology and physics on the IU Bloomington campus
took place June 3. To be known as Simon Hall, the multidisciplinary
science facility will be "a unifying hub for fundamental
research in sciences," said Kumble Subbaswamy (above),
dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Construction is
expected to be completed in 2007.
to do in the summer
Except for concerts, workshops,
camps, art exhibitions and more on every campus across the
state. Don’t miss the motorcycle-inspired art at the
Kokomo Art Gallery
(through July 16); an arts exploration
day for adults at IPFW (July 14); the Summer Music Festival
in Bloomington that begins tonight with
the Penderecki Quartet; the annual Jazz
concert series at the IUB Art Museum; and the
USA International Harp Competition
that begins July 1.
Bloomington is the newest IU community
to open a business incubator; its focus will be the life sciences
and information technology.
Peter Friedericks of Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania, is one of the recent graduates of IU High School,
a diploma program that students complete at their computer
terminals. He will soon be a member of the IU Class of 2008,
when he begins classes on the Bloomington campus this fall.
IUPUI’s Campus Facility
Services is taking the lead in environmental advocacy by reducing
emissions in its grounds maintenance operations. Check out
this story and then go to the state Web site that maintains
air quality information throughout the Hoosier state.
On any given news day, IU’s
programs and research projects are likely to make it to the
top of the editorial queue. Read some examples of "media
hits" and how these news stories evolve.
Cicadas make a big hit
Music with a message
'Big payoff' for IU Kokomo
Kelley’s KIP makes impression
Honors College instructor 'visualizes
IU Kokomo’s Virgil
, who served as first director of the campus from
1945-1956 has died, but his legacy continues on the north
central Indiana campus. Kirk
, director of the Hoosiers for Higher Education,
will soon be deployed to Afghanistan with the National Guard,
and J T. Forbes
, a former
IU trustee and AVP, is returning to Bloomington to head the
university's state relations effort in the newly created Office
of Government Relations. At IUPUI, Robert
is the new dean of liberal arts.