THE HEADLINE: “IU Evaluates Possible Uses for Land Near Old Observatory”
THE STORY: Indiana University officials are studying the possibility of selling 52 acres of woods that surround the grounds of the Goethe Link Observatory, which sits on a hilltop just north of Martinsville.
THE QUOTE: “It’s a place of pilgrimage every April.” – Joanne Stuttgen, the Morgan County Historic Preservation Society.
THE SOURCE: Associated Press, March 27, 2005
THE HEADLINE: “‘Mental Picture’ of Bioterrorism Presented to IUS Seminar”
THE STORY: IU Southeast professor Claude Baker, one of the first university professors to establish a course on bioterrorism, hosted a seminar featuring bioterrorism expert Ruth Carrico.
THE QUOTE: “Seeing is believing, you can talk about these diseases all you want, but if you can actually see what the early stages look like then you can more adequately address the problem.” – Claude Baker, IU Southeast professor
THE SOURCE: Jeffersonville Evening News, March 11, 2005
THE HEADLINE: “More than a Dozen Area Women will be Part of Panel Discussions”
THE STORY: Dee Hartman, who started college at age 39 and is now finishing a Ph.D. at Ball State University, was the keynote speaker for an IU East conference sponsored by the Commission on the Status of Women.
THE QUOTE: “We thought that it would be a nice mini-conference to showcase women in our community. We chose for the panels all women from our community, many of whom have gone to school at Indiana University East and have been affiliated with IU East,” – Mary Mahank, co-chairwoman of the Commission on the Status of Women
THE SOURCE: Richmond Palladium-Item, March 25, 2005