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Kelley students win language competition

Three students in the Kelley School of Business won first place in the Spanish-language division of the Business Language Case Competition at Brigham-Young University. Junior Paul Gilson and seniors Nathan Lohrmann and Brianna Terrell brought home a trophy and $2,000 prize from the competition in Provo, Utah.


Study reveals gender bias in scientific fields

A new study led by Sugimoto and the IU School of Informatics and Computing found that barriers to women in the ranks of science is not an issue of the past. Women were underrepresented 30 to 70 percent globally in authorship of academic publications.


Grant supports career searches

 University officials announced yesterday that IU has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to support student career placement in Indiana.
 


Trustees approve joint degree program, capital projects

The IU Board of Trustees approved the creation of an online Bachelor of Applied Science degree program as well as two IU Bloomington capital projects totaling $10.5 million on the campus of IU-East Richmond Thursday night.



Feinstein appointed SGIS founding dean

Former United States ambassador Lee Feinstein has been appointed founding dean of IU’s School of Global and International Studies, according to an IU news release.


Professor wins global distinction for computing tech

Filippo Menczer, professor of informatics and computer science and director of the Center for Complex Networks and Systems at IU, was recognized as a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery last month.


IU-Northwest discrimination case heard

IU-Northwest Gary assistant professor Anne Balay presented her case to the IUN Federal Board of Review Wednesday at the IUN campus library, claiming discrimination in the IUN tenure process based on her gender and sexual orientation.


International map makers create maps of scientific data

Map makers around the world have created maps to analyze everything from character interactions in “Lord of the Rings” to the history of science fiction for an IU School of Informatics project called “Places and Spaces: Mapping Science.”



Software developers receive $4 million for cancer research

IU’s National Center for Genome Analysis Support received a $4 million RNA research grant for software development. The software, called Trinity, processes the measurements of different types of gene levels.


IU optometry school granted annual $14,000 endowment

The IU School of Optometry will be the recipient of an annual $14,000 endowment from the recently dissolved Saving Sight Indiana, a vision welfare organization formerly known as Prevent Blindness Indiana.


High school travel program expands

Two new sites have been added to the IU Honors Program in Foreign Languages, giving high school students a chance to study abroad through IU.



Stetkevych to leave IU NELC department

Come spring semester, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures will lose its only professor of classical Arabic literature, Professor Suzanne Stetkevych.


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