September 14, 2002
The future of research at IU
IU President Myles Brand contemplates what
FDR aide Vannever Bush termed ďthe endless frontier.Ē Read the text
of Brandís annual State of the University address.
New VP for research
Michael McRobbie will assume the additional title of vice president for research in July.
Trustees approve plans for new science
building at IUB
Plans are proceeding on the Bloomington
campus for a new science building, the first such facility since
1962. The trustees also want first-year students to live on campus
in Bloomington, beginning next fall.
Holland Memorial Lecture Oct. 7
Developmental endocrinologist Tyrone Hayes
of UC Berkeley has gained an international reputation for his research
on pesticides and their impact on amphibian development.
IUís Li selected to head NIH institute on alcohol abuse
Photo by Paul Martens
U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige made a brief stop at the IU campus in Bloomington Thursday, Sept. 19. A graduate of IU with masterís and doctoral degrees from the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Paige spoke on the Bush administrationís agenda for education before taking questions from the audience. He is a former football coach and superintendent of the Houston school system and was named to the cabinet post by President George W. Bush in 2001.