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Faculty, Staff, Students, and Retirees: Members of the IU Board of Trustees are conducting a series of open forums designed to solicit advice and recommendations from internal and external constituents of IU as part of the search for the 18th president of Indiana University. The forums will take place on all campuses in coming weeks and are open to all interested parties, including faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors, civic leaders…

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A Professor from Haifa, Israel, Visits IU South Bend Daphna Sharfman, chair of the Political Science Studies of the Western Galilee College, Israel, will be at Indiana University South Bend from Sept. 3 through 11. The visit is also co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley. A reception for Sharfman will from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 5, at the Jordan International Center, IU South Bend. Sharfman…

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Indiana University South Bend will be the site for a job fair, job training and small business summit on Wednesday, Aug. 9, in the Student Activities Center. More than 50 employers are expected to be in attendance with job opportunities. The event, which is the first of five job fairs scheduled across the state, is sponsored by U.S. Senator Evan Bayh. Locally, the fair is co-sponsored by IU South Bend,…

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Two Indiana University South Bend physics faculty members recently received grants to continue their research. Professor Ilan Levine received $280,000 over the next three years from the National Science Foundation to continue his study of dark matter. Levine and his students are participating in Program in Canada to Search for Supersymmetric Objects (PICASSO). Based at the University of Montreal, PICASSO is an international collaboration that includes researchers from Montreal, Queen’s…

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IU South Bend Professor Receives Grant to Analyze Nationwide Voter Registration Drives on College Campuses.   What is the best way to get college students to register for voting? Classroom registrations? Table registrations? E-mail? Campuses across the county have conducted various approaches but no one is sure what is most effective. Indiana University South Bend assistant professor Elizabeth Bennion will be examining the data in the upcoming months from more…

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