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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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Steve Bruce has been named the head women’s basketball coach for Indiana University South Bend. Bruce replaces Mary Wisniewski, who coached the Lady Titans for 13 years. He began in his new role on July 3. Bruce becomes the third head coach in the program’s history and the first full-time women’s coach. He joins Micah Shrewsberry, who was named the men’s basketball coach in July 2005. Bruce comes to IU…

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Employees Honored for 535 Total Years of Service. Forty-one Indiana University South Bend employees were recently honored for their years of service during the annual employee appreciation day. Theresa Langel and Patricia Owens were both recognized for 35 years of service to the campus. The list of employees and services years are: 30 years - Al Peiffer 25 years - Cyndi Lang and Bill Nichols 20 years – Karen Christopher,…

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Rose Named Director of Dining Services. Steven W. Rose recently was named director of dining services for Indiana University South Bend. Rose, who is a native of South Bend, comes from the University of Notre Dame, where he was senior production manager at the North Dining Hall. He will begin his new assignment on July 5. Before Notre Dame, he worked as a manufacturing and receiving supervisor at Kevco Distribution,…

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