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IU's Nobel connection

Bill Blomquist, dean of the Indiana University's School of Liberal Arts, is blogging

from Stockholm,

where he is attending the Nobel Prize ceremonies. Elinor Ostrom, an IU

political scientist, is a recipient of this year's Nobel Prize in

Economic Sciences, of course.

Blomquist's blog is worth a look. It gives an interesting

behind-the-scenes perspective on the event.

Karen Francisco, editorial page editor for The Journal Gazette, has been an Indiana journalist since 1981. She writes frequently about education for The Journal Gazette opinion pages and here, where she looks at the business, politics and science of learning as it relates to northeast Indiana, the state and the nation. She can be reached at 260-461-8206 or by e-mail at