A rare cancer needs a rare champion.
And ponders profanity.
After the Hoosiers’ men’s basketball team takes on Nebraska tonight, the Indiana LiveBIG episode sheds light on life-saving proton therapy being done at Indiana University, and introduces you to a man who is defying the odds in Bloomington. Tom Morris is the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Indiana University, who worked specifically with the men’s soccer team and the women’s basketball team, before his accident. An accomplished bicyclist and triathlete, Morris was biking at the Wapehani Mountain Bike Park in the spring of 2012 when he flipped over his handlebars near the end of his workout. Despite wearing a
The fan experience at Indiana University’s Assembly Hall is about to change for the better, thanks to the second largest donation from a woman in the university’s history. The 42-year-old building will see much needed renovations over the next few years thanks to a $40 million investment. Cindy Simon Skjodt, the IU alum responsible for the gift, also happens to be a founding member of the Women’s Philanthropy Council at IU, which recently named a new director in Michele Boillotat, CFRE. “I was drawn to the program because it’s one of the best in the country that focuses specifically on
When the 2014 Grammy nominations were announced this week, predictable pop stars like Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk and Macklemore were among those who made headlines for their selections. Who else made the acclaimed list? None other than Indiana University Jacobs School of Music professor Wayne Wallace and IU sound media historian and producer Patrick Feaster. Wallace, a jazz trombonist, received his sixth Grammy nomination for his latest album with the Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet, titled “Latin Jazz/Jazz Latin.” The album is in the running for best Latin jazz album. Wallace joined the Jacobs School of Music as
We started Veterans Day weekend with a BTN LiveB1G story about the ground-breaking work being done at Michigan State to help veterans and their families deal with psychological and emotional issues that arise when soldiers come home from war. Today, Veterans Day, marks the start of Joining Forces Wellness Week and another Big Ten school is making an effort to support our country’s veterans. Through the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Indiana University School of Medicine and more than 100 other medical schools have signed a pledge to train our nation’s physicians to meet the health care needs of