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IU Honors MythBuster

Last updated on Saturday, November 17, 2012

(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana University's College of Arts and Sciences has awarded one of its 2012 Distinguished Alumni awards to Jamie Hyneman, one of the hosts of the Discovery Channel's show MythBusters.

"The college is delighted to honor Jamie Hyneman for his ingenious and well-recognized contributions to science education, and for sharing his love of scientific discovery with children of all ages through MythBusters," College of Arts and Sciences Dean Larry Singell said.

The award was presented Tuesday in San Francisco, where Hyneman lives and produces the show.

Hyneman was raised in Columbus and graduated from IU in 1981.

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