Peter Stevenson

Dec 8, 2009 12:11 am

Gros Louis talks about IU’s past

University Chancellor Ken Gros Louis took an audience of professors, students and alumni on a journey through IU history Monday at the DeVault Alumni Center.

About 1,000 friends, family and coworkers attended a tribute to Myles Brand on Wednesday at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Brand, an avid rider, was the president of IU from 1994 to 2002 and the National Collegiate Athletic Association from 2002 until he died Sept. 16 of pancreatic cancer.

IU professor Elinor Ostrom became the first woman to win Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. Ostrom was honored for her work in analyses of economic governance, or the way people exercise authority in economic systems.

It could have been mistaken for Little 500 weekend. Riders in helmets and the obligatory spandex whizzed around the track Sunday at Bill Armstrong Stadium, skidding across the cinder surface at every turn.

A new bill passed Sept. 17 by the U.S. House of Representatives will make it easier for students to lessen rising college costs, University officials said.

Sep 27, 2009 11:19 pm

Law School officially ‘Maurer’

IU’s law school officially became the Michael Maurer School of Law on Friday in a ceremony attended by hundreds of alumni, University officials and students.

Sep 23, 2009 11:00 pm

Recycling for free, paying for trash

With a price tag of $2 per bag, trash collection in Bloomington can be an expensive proposition for students. But Sanitation Director Shelby Walker knows a way people can halve the amount of trash they throw out.

Sep 21, 2009 11:39 pm

Seasonal flu shots now available

The IU Health Center is having its annual flu shot clinics this week and next, in a move health officials say will help hold off influenza on crowded college campuses.

The remodeled computer lab with more stations, new technology and vastly expanded seating will open at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Indiana’s troubled unemployment system could be hurting until as late as 2015, lawmakers said last week, as the state continues to borrow more from the federal government to cover its own dwindling funds.

Sep 14, 2009 10:33 pm

Library book sale raises $4,000

The Friends of the Library Bookstore ended their biannual book sale Monday by giving away free books.

Experts presented ideas for relieving traffic congestion in the 10th Street corridor Thursday, after a study yielded several ideas for new traffic patterns for the busiest street on campus.

An IU graduate student started a petition in the US for the British government to issue and apology to code cracker Alan Turning. Turning broke the German enigma code, but was jailed for being homosexual.

IU President Michael McRobbie announced Tuesday new grants intended to offset tuition increases for in-state students and appease a state senator who has delayed funding for IU building projects in protest of rising tuition.

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