Crean on ESPN
Former IU men’s basketball coach Tom Crean will be coming to a television near you after signing a contract with ESPN to provide analysis of college basketball games for the upcoming season. Read more here.
Chinese Consul on campus
The definition of a friendship between two nations is based on mutual respect, mutual accommodation and common endeavors, said Hong Lei, Consul General of China in Chicago.
The School of Global and International Studies organized a talk by Hong Monday evening in the lobby of the Indiana University Auditorium. The crowd exceeded the expected size and chairs had to be brought in from the back and still people had to stand in the back. Read more here.
Famous alum returns
Drummer and IU alum Kenny Aronoff, who has played on over 60 Grammy-nominated recordings, will visit IU from Oct. 20 and 21, according to a press release from the Jacobs School of Music.
Aronoff's time at IU will begin with a session titled, "An Evening with Kenny Aronoff" starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Music Arts Center Room 066. IU students can register to attend this event where Aronoff will present on his Business Rock Star method of Preparation, Performance and Persistence, said the same press release.
The following morning, Oct. 21, Aronoff will have a meet and greet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Music Arts Center's Room 066. Read more here.
Water service to some southside City of Bloomington Utility customers will be shut off for repairs from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to a release from the city.
The city has been in the process of replacing a 12-inch water main along Church Lane on the south side of Bloomington. The water shut-off will allow workers to connect the main to existing pipes. Read more here.
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