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October 12, 2002

IU’s interim president to be named next week
IU trustees will name an interim university president Friday, Nov. 1, at a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on the IPFW campus.
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Happy anniversary
(and long life), ‘R&CA’

IU’s Research & Creative Activity is one of the oldest continuously published institutional research magazines in America. New typography on paper and online will mark its 25th anniversary issue this month.
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Fourth-round Ameritech Fellows named
Studying the Andromeda Galaxy, creating a virtual optometry clinic and a digital library for Ars Femina, the chamber music ensemble at IU Southeast whose pioneering work on women composers before1800 has attracted an international following, are among projects tapped for funding by the Ameritech Fellows Program.
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A spambusters’ survival kit, Part I
What is spam, how do spammers collect E-mail addresses and what steps can you take to stem the tide of junk mail in your inbox? Our friends at UITS have some advice.
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IU’s Clemmer named one of ‘Brilliant 10’ by ‘Popular Science’
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Kelly School's newest facility to be dedicated
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A home for informatics
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Photo by Paul Martens
History is replete with the sagas of armies that fought over water, of monarchs and priests who worshipped it and healthworkers who have blessed it, of civilizations that dwindled after losing or mismanaging it, of people who died because of it.” — Abel Wolman, Water (Life Science Library, 1966)

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Water wars
When a finite water supply must serve more and more purposes, shortages and conflicts tend to be more frequent and more intense If war is about power and resources, consider this United Nations projection: By 2015, at least 40 percent of the world’s population will live in countries where it is difficult or impossible to get enough water for sustenance. Read what our IU experts have to say, and listen to Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talk about America’s quest to ensure equal access to the country’s public trust assets, also known as “the commons.”

Water: Life’s most precious possession

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The hydrologic cycle

Water law and the changing tide

How do humans impact the water supply?

Interconnection of states’ waterways a regulatory, economic tangle

Water wars


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