The headline: “IU Reinstates Israel Study Program”
The story: Indiana University has reinstated
a summer archaeology study program in Israel. The university
suspended the program in 2002 when the U.S. State Department
issued a warning against travel in Israel.
The quote: “At that point (a summer 2004
visit to Israel), it was clear there had been a dramatic drop
in the number of terrorist attacks. It seemed like a reasonable
option to give students...”
—Steve Weitzman, director of IU’s Jewish
The source: Associated Press, Feb. 9, 2005
The headline: “IU Center Plans Project
to Preserve Rare Recordings”
The story: Indiana University’s Archives
of Traditional Music has received a $340,000 National Endowment
for the Humanities grant to preserve rare sound recordings.
The project is a partnership with Harvard University’s Archive
of World Music.
The quote: “This is a partnership and collaboration
that, I am confident, will revolutionize the way some of the
world’s most irreplaceable and endangered sound recordings
—Bruce Cole, chairman of the National Endowment
for the Humanities and a distinguished professor emeritus
of art history at IU
The source: Associated Press, Feb. 4, 2005
The headline: “New Brain Bank will do Research
The story: IU School of Medicine Fort Wayne
has become a site for a regional brain bank, one of three
in the state.
The quote: “You can do only so much in
animals. The chemistry and biology of rat brains is not the
same as humans. Sometimes, what works in an animal doesn’t
work in a human. We’re looking at different hormone effects
—Dr. Robert Sweazey, associate professor
in the department of anatomy and cell biology.
The source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel,
Feb. 7, 2005