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News and events in brief

This week's lineup features a podcast on the Campus Call Centers, a news release on IU's role in boosting state rankings, and an IDS piece on IU-Notify.

* IT Help: What services do the campus call centers offer?

The Campus Call Centers are available 24/7/365 to assist you, and operators provide much more than phone numbers. IT Help Quickcast 67 -- a short how-to podcast -- covers the Call Centers' range of services. Download it now at:

* IU boosts state's ranking in technology, science index

IU has been recognized as a force behind the state of Indiana's climb up the Milken Institute's State Technology and Science Index. According to the report, IU has grown more aggressive in supporting new firm birth, launching a venture capital fund to invest in technology start-ups and dedicating a new Innovation Center in late 2009:

* IDS: IU-Notify plans to expand

The Indiana Daily Student reports on the history of, and future improvements planned for, IU-Notify, IU's system-wide emergency notification system. Mark Bruhn, IU associate vice president for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance, provides details for the story: