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IU Update is a televised news magazine that features stories about people, events, and research at all eight Indiana University campuses. Each Update is first broadcast during IU football or basketball halftimes. On, you can catch up or revisit any show using a free player, such as RealPlayer 8 basic.

2000–01 IU Update Archive

Indiana @ Purdue
March 3, 2001
Here's a chance to live a real life IU fantasy! Also, meet the 100,000th member of the IU Alumni Association, take a look at some of IU's smartest athletes, and USA Today honors an IU student for his international humanitarian activities. Program host is Perry Metz.

Minnesota @ Indiana
February 28, 2001
A professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs is helping public schools all over the country do a better job of pest control. Also, The IU - Northwest campus at Gary kicks off Black History Month with a special luncheon, IU's Department of Afro-American Studies celebrates the 30th anniversary of its founding this year, and IU students stay up all night playing intramural sports in order to raise money for Indiana Special Olympics. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Illinois @ Indiana
February 17, 2001
Is it possible that an biologist from the IU - Southeast campus has learned how to talk to insects? Also, two nominees for next week's Grammy Awards have IU connections, take a look at some of the coolest dorm rooms on the Bloomington campus, it's tough being the only physicist on the IU - Southeast campus but teaching and research have their own rewards, and here's an IU professor who's been appointed to an important government humanities council. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Northwestern @ Indiana
February 14, 2001
IUPUI has developed a program called "Corporate University" which allows people out in the workforce to take college courses without leaving their places of business. Also, two members of the new Bush administration are graduates of Indiana University, IU has posted a Web site which lists all of the university's distance learning educational opportunities, and IU President Myles Brand recently spoke to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Indiana @ Ohio State
January 31, 2001
IU has forged public/private partnerships with companies like Indiana's VECTREN corporation. Also, while two IUPUI students help a youngster from Attica, IN solve some mobility problems, other IUPUI students are involved in projects that include an inner city archaeological dig and the reforrestation of some land along the White River. Program host is Perry Metz.

Penn State @ Indiana
January 17, 2001
Indiana University has received a $105 million grant from the Lilly Endowment, the largest grant ever for the university. Also, the IUPUI campus unveils its new athletic fight song, the IPFW campus plays host to hundreds of schoolchildren competing in the Lego League, and Fort Wayne area children have "lunch with the professor" each month. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.
Valparaiso @ Indiana
(Hoosier Classic II)
December 29, 2000 The IU School of Medicine researches a new treatment for early stage lung cancer and trains doctors and nurses with life-like simulators. Also, scenes from December's IUB commencement ceremony. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Northeastern @ Indiana
(Hoosier Classic I)
December 28, 2000
IUPUI's AIM Program keeps youthful offenders from returning to prison. Also, IU Herron School of Art students use graffiti as a way of encouraging kids to avoid drugs, gangs, and violence; a new painless procedure at the IU School of Dentistry detects potential cavities earlier than ever before; and another IU student receives the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

UNC–Charlotte @ Indiana
December 16, 2000
What do old books, new technology, and the Information Superhighway have in common? Also, two IUPUI grads recognized as the nation's finest science teachers; an IU biologist named Professor of the Year; three Indiana universities partner to promote statewide supercomputing facilities; and a pair of special trees on the IUB and IUK campuses. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Ball State @ Indiana
(Indiana Classic II)

December 9, 2000
An IU professor shapes the future of new technologies for the business world. Also, Indiana students learn Haitian Creole, and
an IU program supports the study of Haiti's Creole language. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Western Michigan @ Indiana
(Indiana Classic I)

December 8, 2000
Look at the state's fastest growing companies, which have earned IU's Growth 100 Award. Also, the Kelley School of Business Johnson Center Web site houses information for Indiana businesses; IU's on-line Fact Book; and an upgraded IBM supercomputer propells IU to the forefront of academic computing capabilities. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Southern Illinois @ Indiana
December 2, 2000
See what's in store for Indiana's economy in 2001, courtesy of the annual Business Outlook Panel. Also, IU coordinates the state's first archaeological rescue effort; the IU Kelley School of Business joins with the University of Evansville for a special program; and the City of Bloomington ranked as one of the best U.S. cities in which to live. Program host is Perry Metz.

Indiana @ South Alabama
(Preseason NIT)

November 17, 2000
Learn about the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center across the street from IPFW. Also, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell visits IU; an IU class conducts an underwater archaeological study of a shipwreck off the California coast; and IU students dance to raise $300,000 for Riley Childrens' Hospital. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Marathon Oil @ Indiana
November 10, 2000
Here's a sneak preview of IU's new School of Informatics. Also, a life-sized likeness of IU's late Chancellor Herman B Wells now resides in the middle of the IUB campus; France's Ambassador honors an IU professor; and a group of IU students travel to Africa to battle the AIDS virus. Program host is Sandy Matthys Roob.

Athletes in Action @ Indiana
November 5, 2000
Meet the IU women's volleyball squad, outstanding on the court and in the classroom. Also, South African playwright, director, and actor Athol Fugard spends a week at IUB; three U.S. Olympians show off their medals during an IU football game; and an IU class investigates claims of improved Olympic performance by a popular swimsuit maker. Program host is Perry Metz.

Preseason Scrimmage
October 29, 2000
Take a look at things to come by quickly reviewing last year's IU Update shows. Program hosts are Sandy Matthys Roob and Perry Metz.

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