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Dale Chihuly’s DNA Tower, which is being installed in the atrium of the Van Nuys Medical Science Building on the Indianapolis campus, will be a focal point for the dedication of the Research II facility Sept. 30.

 

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Get ready to light 100 candles

The IU School of Medicine kicks off a year’s celebration to commemorate a century of teaching, research and service. A "virtual party," linking the Indianapolis campus with the eight medical education centers statewide, is planned Tuesday.

Research II to be dedicated

Dedication of the Research II facility Sept. 30 will mark the start of a new era of investment in and expansion of research at the IU School of Medicine.

Dorms as neighborhoods
It takes more than a dorm to build a village, which is exactly what IUB is planning next year: the Language Houses will merge with Foster International to form a global village. Other communal opportunities make dorms much more than a place to grab a hot shower.

The Old Oaken I-Light
IU and Purdue have won a major professional award for development of Indiana’s Optical Fiber Network. I-Light2 is in the works.

The more things change
Social Darwinism, political progressivism and civic service are explored in three major new books by IU faculty. Each book is an inquiry into historical data that may help explain current social and political discourse in the authors' respective subject areas.


Today’s feature

Adam Herbert talks about his decision to become IU’s 17th president and what is ahead for the university. Herbert, as the first IU president to be named in the 21st century, joins an illustrious group of scholars whose legacy he will carry forward.

Q and A with Adam Herbert
• A presidential legacy
• The presidents of IU, a chronology