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IU to Push Innovation During Statehouse Visit

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"Innovation Accelerated by Tradition" is the theme of this year's Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit by Indiana University this afternoon. Students and faculty will showcase how IU is working with its partners to advance the state through education, research, economic development and creating healthier communities. IU President Michael McRobbie and student government representatives from several campuses are scheduled to speak.

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Press Release

February 1, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Indiana University from around the state will meet in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Feb. 2, for the 19th annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit.

The program will begin at 1 p.m. in the North Atrium and will feature comments by IU President Michael A. McRobbie and student government representatives from several IU campuses. Legislators have also been invited to speak.

The event also will include a showcase in the North Atrium of displays representing the theme of this year's Statehouse Visit, "Innovation Accelerated by Tradition." Exhibits will focus on how IU and its collaborative partners work together to advance the state of Indiana through education, research, economic development and creating healthier communities.

Following the program, HHE volunteers will meet with legislators. Later in the day, there will be a reception at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W. Washington St. in downtown Indianapolis, during which McRobbie will present the annual Welsh-Bowen Distinguished Public Official Award and Sue H. Talbot Distinguished HHE Volunteer Award.

What: Annual Hoosiers for Higher Education Statehouse Visit
When: Tuesday, Feb. 2
Where: North Atrium, Indiana Statehouse
Who: Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie, student government representatives and invited legislators will speak at 1 p.m.
For more information: Call 812-855-0921 or email hhe@indiana.edu.

Source: Indiana University

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