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Thursday Rundown: IU celebrated worldwide, IU students help autistic young adults, Little 500 teams set for green flag, Giving Piano Initiative to give public a chance to play

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'We love IU': University celebrated worldwide  

The Indiana Memorial Union is decorated with banners and balloons for IU Day on April 18. The third annual IU Day gave students the opportunity to explore campus and win prizes.  Mallory Smith

IU students, staff and alumni around the world shared their Hoosier pride for the third annual IU Day. Read more here. 

IU students help autistic young adults gain independence  

Student Adviser Raphael Comford speaks with student Andrew McKearin in his office. College Internship Program provides students with extra academic support, basic life skills coaching and an IU student mentor to help students become independent.  Ty Vinson

The College Internship Program in Bloomington connects IU student-mentors with high-functioning autistic students to help equip them for the future. Read more here. 

Little 500 teams set for green flag to drop this weekend

Participants race around the track to complete 50 laps during a practice session for Little 500 on Thursday evening at Bill Armstrong Stadium. Andrew Williams

The largest collegiate bike race in the United States is near. The positions are set, the riders are focused and the races are just one day away. Read more here.

Giving Piano Initiative to give public a chance to play at Bloomington Transit Center 

A grand piano with a broken frame sits in Merrill Hall, waiting to be moved to the Bloomington Transit Center. The piano will be moved for a program called The Giving Piano Initiative, which allows people to play the piano for a week and attend small piano concerts in the transit center.  Ty Vinson

You can play a dying piano at the Bloomington Transit Center next week.  Read more here.

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