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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.

Except for concerts, workshops, camps, art exhibitions and more on every campus across the state. Don’t miss the motorcycle-inspired art at the IU 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 in July 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 on CNN
Honors College instructor 'visualizes war'
IU Kokomo’s Virgil Hunt, who served as first director of the campus from 1945-1956 has died, but his legacy continues on the north central Indiana campus. Kirk White, 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 White is the new dean of liberal arts.

Today’s feature
Photo by Chris Meyer
Jesus Dapena, professor of biomechanics at IU Bloomington, sets up a control object used for 3-D filming. Dapena utilizes the object at track and field events as a means to precisely establish the 3-D coordinates of a photographed athlete.
The world will soon turn its collective eye toward Athens, Greece, to watch the world’s finest young athletes compete in the Summer Olympics. Did you know that at least one IU student-athlete has medaled at each Summer Olympics since 1932? Take our IU-Olympics trivia quiz and read about some of the human performance research transpiring at IUB’s School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.