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IU Kokomo nursing student Alexis Martin was the first to arrive on the scene of a head-on collision on her way to clinicals -- and her nursing skills kicked in instinctively. She was able to assess the victims' injuries and keep them calm until emergency responders arrived. "I probably never would have done that if I didn't have the nursing training I've had at IU Kokomo," said Martin, a junior.
Nirupama Rao, India's ambassador to the United States, will visit IU Bloomington on Thursday, Feb. 2, and present a free, public lecture on India-U.S. relations.
Desk-side garbage cans across the IU Bloomington campus are gradually being replaced with new recycling bins (and attached side-car trash cans that are a fraction of the size of their predecessors). "Part of the idea is that if you take the recycling out of the trash, there's not very much trash left; trash can be smaller," said Bill Brown, director of sustainability for IU.
The newest addition to the IU Police Department is an expert in explosives detection and human tracking who will be instrumental in securing major events, protecting dignitaries and searching crime scenes. He also enjoys sleeping, playing in the snow and chewing on tennis shoes. Hoosiers fans might see Tery, a 75-pound German shepherd, in action on Sunday, Jan. 29, when he and his trainer, K-9 Officer Christopher Collins, participate in a security sweep at the 6 p.m. game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Assembly Hall. "K-9 Tery and I essentially chose each other," Collins said. More »
Want to help select IU's signature plaid? Vote now for one of four student-designed patterns at college.indiana.edu/iuplaid.
The Glick Eye Institute's Optometric Services and Eyewear shop is hosting a trunk show from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, featuring designer eyeglass frames and sunglasses. On-site optometrists will be available to schedule eye exams.