Summer is the perfect time to scout around for recreational outlets. Above, Karen Herbert, wife of IU President Adam Herbert, has found her healthy lifestyle niche at the Student Recreational Sports Center
in Bloomington, assisted by her trainer, Camilla Saulsbury. The two are featured in a new picture calendar produced by the marketing department of the IUB Division of Recreational Sports, recent winner of five Creative Excellence Awards from the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. And here's another way to get started toward a healthier lifestyle: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has launched an INShape Indiana Web program
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Yad Vashem honored Varian Fry as the first American "Righteous among the Nations" for rescuing hundreds of refugees, primarily Jewish, from the Nazis in war-torn France. His life is portrayed in an exhibit, which runs through Aug. 19 at the IU East campus in Richmond.
And Monday nights free to practice? Singers of all ages and musical backgrounds are being recruited for the new IPFW Choral Union on the Fort Wayne campus, under the direction of choral studies director Todd Prickett.
IU's Mission Differentiation Project team has delivered its final report to IU President Adam Herbert, and the eight IU campuses are using the document to revise their mission statements. The ultimate goal, says Herbert, will be "to assure that all of our campuses have clearly focused and achievable missions that enable them to reach their full potential."
The Glen Park neighborhood surrounding the Gary campus of IU Northwest has been designated a "Weed and Seed" site by the U.S. Department of Justice. The area will be eligible to apply for development and crime prevention grants to "weed out" crime and "seed" the area through social and economic revitalization.
Medical sociologist Bernice Pescosolido is leading a research project comparing how citizens in 15 countries regard mental illness and those who suffer from it.
Dr. Rudolph Navari is the new director of the IU School of Medicine at South Bend, which moved into shared quarters at the new Ernestine Raclin and O.C. Carmichael Jr. Hall this month along with the University of Notre Dame's W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research.
Lilly Library's pop-up book exhibition will have you feeling like a kid again.
The need for global food aid is on the rise just as food assistance just as food assistance has charted a dramatic decline. Still, hunger is "a battle that can be won," says Judith Lewis of the U.N.'s World Food Programme. Listen to her conversation with political scientist Brian Winchester, director of the IU Center for the Study for Global Change, and learn how you can lend a helping hand.