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The 14th annual Hoosiers Outrun Cancer

The 14th annual Hoosier Outrun Cancer will take place this Saturday. The proceeds will go to the Olcott Center for Cancer Education, and towards services that support the families of those with cancer. Kim Rudolph, special event manager with the Bloomington Hospital Foundation, gives some background on how the event got started. Rudolph introduces it is an event that was …

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Residential Learning Community for women in STEM programs at IU

Indiana University now ranks eleventh in the United States for female enrollment in science, technology, and math programs, according to The College Database. IU also places a strong second among Big Ten universities for women enrolled in the so-called hard sciences, or STEM programs. The Bloomington campus has ninety STEM programs, with one thousand two hundred and eighty-eight women enrolled, …

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Daily Local News – September 26, 2013

Indiana University now ranks eleventh in the United States for female enrollment in science, technology, and math programs, according to The College Database; The 14th annual Hoosier Outrun Cancer will take place this Saturday; An Indiana University team of physicists has won a three year, five-point-four million dollar National Science Foundation award to continue its study of the inner workings …

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IU Ranks 11th Nationwide For Female Enrollment in STEM Programs

Indiana University now ranks eleventh in the United States for female enrollment in science, technology, and math programs, according to The College Database. IU also places second among Big Ten universities for women enrolled in the so-called hard sciences, or STEM programs. The Bloomington campus has 90 STEM programs, with 1,288  women enrolled, or 51 percent of the total enrollment …

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IU Physicists Win $5.4 Million Grant To Study Subatomic Particles

An Indiana University team of physicists has won a three year, $5.4 million National Science Foundation award to continue its study of the inner workings of the atom’s nucleus. The members of the team, several dozen strong, are affiliated with IU’s Center for Exploration of Energy and Matter. IU physicists have already helped researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory study how …

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14th Annual “Hoosiers Outrun Cancer” 5k Takes Place Saturday

The 14th annual Hoosier Outrun Cancer will take place September 29. The proceeds will go to the Olcott Center for Cancer Education, and towards free services that support the families of those with cancer. It started in 2000 says Kim Rudolph, special event manager with the Bloomington Hospital Foundation. “We have a pre-race ceremony where we honor cancer survivors and …

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Childs Elementary School in Bloomington received the honor of a Nation Blue Ribbon School

The U.S. Department of Education has designated Childs Elementary School in Bloomington a National Blue Ribbon School. The K through six school also received the Blue Ribbon in 2007, an honor awarded every five years. The designation is given to public and private schools of all grades, where students perform at high levels or where significant improvements have been made. …

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App to Pay New Parking Meters

The Bloomington Board of Public Works approved a contract September 24th for a mobile app that drivers can use to pay the new parking meters. The app is offered by the company Park Mobile. Amanda Feuquay, with the Public Works Department, said the app can be used to start, stop or extend a parking session using a phone, a computer …

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Daily Local News – September 25, 2013

The Bloomington Board of Public Works approved a contract September 24th for a mobile app that drivers can use to pay the new parking meters; The U.S. Department of Education has designated Childs Elementary School in Bloomington a National Blue Ribbon School; The prospect of a new charter school in Bloomington was discussed last Tuesday, at a meeting of the …

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Mother’s Hubbard’s Cupboard Expands Services To Community In Larger Facility

A local food charity has been able to significantly expand its services and programs for people since its movement into a new facility. In June of this year, Mother’s Hubbard’s Cupboard opened its doors at 1100 West Allen Street. The new facility plus an increase in food available for distribution and increased staff have allowed more hours of service to …

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