IU student found after being reported missing Saturday
Jordan Vielee went to go pick up a cat in Marion, Indiana, Friday night. Her friends and family did not hear from her after 10 p.m. Friday night and all day Saturday. After her family and boyfriend filed missing person reports, she was found Sunday night. Read more here.
Indiana University Dance Marathon: 'That was litty'
The IU community raised $4,203,326.23 this weekend during the 26th annual Indiana University Dance Marathon. From 8 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Sunday, marathoners stayed on their feet, line dancing and sporting Disney costumes, to bring in money “for the kids.” Read more here.
Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance cuts doctorate programs
On Nov. 9, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Larry Singell issued a letter to students in the theater department announcing the discontinuation of the current Ph.D. program. “Increasingly, diminishing numbers of Ph.D. graduates are competing with growing numbers of MFA graduates for a small number of professional and academic positions,” Singell said in the letter. “Thus, we have decided to focus our energies on maintaining an outstanding MFA program and supporting our B.A. and BFA programs.” Read more here.
Continuing the legacy: The story of IU men's soccer's 2004 National Championship
After the IU men’s soccer team won the 2003 National Championship, Coach Jerry Yeagley stepped down from the program he helped create. Then, the Hoosiers won another national title in 2004 without “The Godfather.” Read more here.