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Hollywood Producer To Teach At IU’s New Media School


Indiana University alumnus and Hollywood producer Michael Uslan is joining the new Indiana University Media School as a Professor of Practice in film. Uslan has three decades of experience in motion picture, television, and internet work. His work includes executive producer of 1989’s “Batman” movie, later sequels including the academy award-winning “The Dark Knight,” and “National Treasure.” He is also …

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IU To Dedicate New Media School And Ernie Pyle Sculpture

Franklin Hall, the new home of the IU Media School. By Joey Lax-Salinas (Flickr)

On Friday, October 17 Indiana University will inaugurate its newest school on the Bloomington campus, the Media School, with the dedication of a new sculpture of IU alumnus and Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Ernie Pyle. The sculptor is Harold Langland, professor emeritus, who taught at IU South Bend from 1971-2001. According to IU officials, Langland will present the sculpture to IU …

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Local News, Quick Reads – August 12, 2014

Indiana University has a new women’s basketball coach.  Teri Moren was announced as the Hoosiers’ new coach Saturday night. She replaces Curt Miller, who resigned on July 25.   Moren played for the Purdue Boilermakers  from 1987-1991 and has spent the past four seasons as the coach  at Indiana State University. The Hoosier Hills Food Bank distributed more pounds of food …

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Local News, Quick Reads – August 5, 2014

Bloomington May Amend Chain Business Rules  By Joe Crawford Some companies may soon be exempt from Bloomington’s new regulations on chain businesses downtown. Last night the city Plan Commission passed an amendment that would exclude upper story corporate offices from the ordinance. The City Council must also approve that amendment for it to take effect. The new regulations officially took effect …

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IU, After Local Pressure, Alters Plan To Demolish 6 Historic Houses

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Indiana University will be deciding this week on the fate of six historic Bloomington houses. Last year, IU announced plans to build a new law school facility on land currently occupied by Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, commonly known as FeeGee. IU agreed to build a new facility for the fraternity on the 800 block of E 8th St which is …

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IU’s Global Change Center receives prestigious language award


Indiana University’s Center for the Study of Global Change has received the 2014 Paul Simon Award for the Promotion of Language and International Studies. The award, created in 1982, is named for the late Illinois Senator Paul Simon who supported international education and foreign language learning. It was given specifically to the project called “Bridges: Children, Languages, World,” which offers …

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IU Students Form ‘March Madness’ Volunteer Group to Spread Information on Obamacare

The Indiana University and Ivy Tech students of the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County are starting a new campus organization. The group is launching a March healthcare campaign called “Madness” that will help students learn more about health insurance and the Affordable Care Act. David Meyer, president of the ACA Volunteers of Monroe County, says this campaign will …

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Parking Stays Un-Privatized at Indiana University

Indiana University Treasurer Mary Frances McCourt has estimated that parking operations on campus could generate a $43 million profit over the next twenty years. She presented her findings to the IU Board of Trustees on Friday. McCourt recommended in October that the university should control its own revenue stream, and the board accepted. McCourt said parking prices will be determined …

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Dean of IU’s SPEA Testified In Support of EPA ‘Secret Science’ Bill

John D. Graham, dean of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and former senior official in President George W. Bush’s Office of Management and Budget, testified on Tuesday in support of a bill that prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, from using what backers of the legislation call ‘secret science.’ The bill, introduced by U.S. …

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The Strike Mic – February 11, 2014

This week on The Strike Mic, an anonymous source offers speculation on the recent news that Indiana University will no longer offer a summer tuition discount for its Bloomington campus.

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