Indiana Law Annotated Vol. 28 No. 1 (January 10, 2005)

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CACR Lecture on Biologically-Based Approaches to Computer Security

The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR), which is directed by Professor Fred Cate, will be hosting the first of its spring lecture series at the Law School at noon in room 335. Stephanie Forrest, professor of computer science and biology at the University of New Mexico, will present "Biologically Based Approaches to Computer Security." Forrest, a computer immunology expert, will discuss how biological design principles can potentially change the way we engineer, maintain, and evolve large, dynamic software infrastructures. The presentation will highlight recent results in automated diversity and the use of epidemiological approaches to understand and control widespread network-based attacks. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend and to bring a lunch. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m.


University Forum on Tsunami Disaster and Humanitarian Response

To examine the earthquake and resulting tsunami that ravaged the coastlines of the Indian Ocean, IU will host an interdisciplinary academic forum at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union, 900 E. 7th Street. "Indian Ocean Tsunami and Humanitarian Response: A Campus-Community Forum" will include experts on scientific, social, political, and humanitarian aspects of the disaster. Peter Kovach, director of the Office of Press and Public Diplomacy from the State Department's Bureau of Southeast Asia and Pacific Affairs, will be the special guest. Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan, JD'85, and Maria Carrasquillo of the Bloomington Red Cross chapter will join Kovach and IU faculty in a panel discussion. The goal of the forum is to stimulate discussions on the campus and in the community and to motivate contributions for relief efforts. The forum will be followed by a discussion on disaster response and community action. A reception will follow in the IMU Solarium. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Professor Michael Hamburger, Geological Sciences Department, at 855-2934 or at Additional details on the forum and related campus and community events will be posted on


Friday, February 4: Take It to the Limit

How high will you go? More details coming soon ...


SLA Bookstore Opens Wednesday

The SLA Bookstore will open from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Get your semester books cheap! If you have books you would like to sell, bring them to the bookstore and we will sell them for you. Hours for the upcoming weeks will be posted on the door of the bookstore. Have a great semester!

PAD Launches New Web Site

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity launched a new Web site over winter break. The site, which can be found at, will keep members and potential members informed about local events, members, and the national fraternity itself. The site also features a "Pictures" section (where you might find yourself) and a "Calendar of Events" tab, which will keep visitors apprised of what PAD is doing. Be sure to add this Web site to your "Favorites" list!

Scheduling Events

All e-mail about reserving classrooms must be sent to BL-LAW-EVENTS. Mail must be sent to the correct address, bl-law-events (for Outlook users) or (for non-Outlook users). Please include the date and time of event, the length of time room will be needed, the classroom requested, and the number of people attending the event. Requests should be sent at least one week before the event and should include the name of the person requesting, the organization planning the event, and an e-mail address. Confirmations will be sent by reply e-mail. Thank you!

Audio-Video Services

Requests for AV services may be sent to Beth at Please include the name of your group and the e-mail address of the contact person, a description of what you want to do, and the date, location, starting time, and duration of the event. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance and will be confirmed by e-mail.


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