The Headline:"New Science Building Taking Shape"
The Story: Bloomington students and faculty have adjusted to bypassing the construction site for Simon Hall, a new $58 million science building. The current schedule calls for the building to be finished by the end of 2006, with move-in and lab set-up in the spring of 2007.
The Quote: "Biochemistry, proteomics, genomics, things that bring chemistry, biology and to some extent physics together." —Kumble Subbaswamy, dean of IU's College of Arts and Sciences, describing the goal in constructing the new science building
The Source: The Herald-Times (Bloomington), April 25, 2005
The Headline: "Conference to Kick Off Update of IPFW Strategic Plan"
The Story: IPFW officials have started working on the campus' future plans during an April conference that was designed to get people thinking about where the university is heading. Titled "The Next Big Thing," the event focused on updating the university's strategic plan through 2011.
The Quote: "We want to collect ideas from many, many perspectives. Good ideas come from places you never thought of." —Susan Hannah, vice chancellor for academic affairs
The Source: The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne), Feb. 19, 2005
The Headline: "New IUS Facility Opens Window to Universe"
The Story: IU Southeast offered a public tour and preview for its newly constructed Deep Sky Observatory. The observatory will officially open in the fall after some finishing touches are completed. IUS plans to hold free, regular viewings for the public at the observatory, following the official opening.
The Quote: "It brings the deep, celestial sites to local people." —Gerald Ruth, geography professor at IUS and faculty adviser for the campus' Astronomical Society
The Source: The Tribune (New Albany), April 19, 2005