Friday, May 21, 2010

IU student volunteers win more free trees from Arbor Day Foundation

May 21, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Indiana University Bloomington campus will be even more green thanks to a group of 75 student volunteers who won $2,500 in free trees for the campus from the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota.

IU won the Tree Campus USA's Dig In and Make a Difference contest by having the most students participate in a spring tree-planting event sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. During the Tree Campus USA tree-planting event in Bloomington, held on National Arbor Day (April 30), 75 IU students volunteered their time to plant 53 trees on campus.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Law students donate 125 hours to tax filing assistance

May 20, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Students from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law helped local low-income residents file 54 tax returns this spring, resulting in thousands of dollars of refunds.
The students, participating in the law school's inaugural Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, volunteered a total of 125 hours during the tax season.

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