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October 11 , 2002

Transition plan in the works for Brand's departure
With the announcement yesterday that IU President Myles Brand will assume the presidency of the NCAA Jan. 1, the IU trustees are making plans for a transition.

Creating Indiana’s next-generation mathematicians
IU has been awarded a $6.2 million NSF grant to help Indiana's elementary and high school teachers develop more effective ways to teach math.

New facilities, new opportunities
The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility and preservation lab, a new wing for researchers and students at the Psychology Building and an upcoming “star party” to celebrate the refurbished century-old Kirkwood Observatory on the Bloomington campus are all the stuff of stories in today’s IU Home Pages.

Welcoming IU Southeast’s sixth leader
The formal installation of Chancellor Sandra R. Patterson-Randles is Tuesday in New Albany.

The great generational divide
IU political scientist Ted Carmines and colleagues find that youths are more conservative than their elders on many issues, including those involving religion and abortion.

Retention, opportunity and modeling
IU's retention rates are climbing university-wide, grants from the Lumina Foundation to the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses are creating new service-learning opportunities and a new survey projects a Midwestern bumper crop of college grad hires for the Class of 2003. What defines a high-performance institution of higher learning and how can it be modeled? The National Survey on Student Engagement is one of several organizations exploring those questions.

Cate to chair IUB strategic planning committee


Photo by Paul Martens
Becky Cape (above) of the IU Lilly Library in Bloomington is curator of an exhibition of Lilly holdings that address execution and capital punishment in Victorian England. The exhibit opens today in the Lincoln Room and will run through Nov. 2 as part of a community/campus series of events meant to inspire discussion on the death penalty as public policy. Death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean will appear Tuesday at the IU Auditorium.

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Explore IUPUI
IUPUI Chancellor Gerald L. Bepko considers the “rise of the creative class” and the responsibilities and opportunities of the university to be an “intellectual magnet.” Read his “Viewpoint” column and check out more about the IUPUI campus in today’s special feature.

Charging the magnet

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Shaping the future of the Herron School of Art

Pegg named to Nigerian council of chiefs

Students produce Indiana State Museum exhibits

‘War Zone Voices’ an SPJ finalist

Urban riverbank project receives CEES 2002 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

‘Exurbanization’ of central Indiana brings emphasis on land-use issues

'Frankenstein: Penetrating the secrest of nature'

IUPUI praised for ‘first-year excellence’

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Publication Date: October 28, 2002
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