Flu shot clinics available on IU Bloomington campus

Fall is here, a time when people begin thinking about cooler weather, fall leaves, pumpkin spiced everything and the annual flu shot. Flu shot clinics on the IU Bloomington campus begin Sept. 28 and are available to students, faculty and staff. “The most important thing to know about the flu shot is to get one,” […] Read more »

Farewell to a fan: Grafton Trout was a true connoisseur of art, cinema and the humanities

Post courtesy of Karen Land, IU Communications arts specialist: Even if you didn’t know Grafton Trout, you might know his face. He was one of Indiana University’s greatest fans. Instead of Assembly Hall or Memorial Stadium, you might have found him at a lecture hall, the Lilly Library, IU Cinema or what is now the Eskenazi Museum […] Read more »

IU graduate student Danni McPherron has made reducing food waste her mission

Guest post by Jill Bond, graduate assistant in the School of Public and Enviromental Affairs Danni McPherron has spent plenty of time the last few years thinking about other people’s trash. “I’m pretty sure that my friends and family think of my passion for trash as inspiring, amusing and at times, a bit annoying,” she […] Read more »

IU-based efforts during Liberia’s Ebola outbreak recognized

Friends of Liberia, an organization with deep connections to Indiana University, will be recognized Friday at the Peace Corps Connect Conference in Washington, D.C., for work that included activities carried out by the Liberian Collections Project at IU Bloomington. Liberian President and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will be the featured speaker […] Read more »

IU’s Center for Documentary Research and Practice hosts seminar on legacy of colonialism

Post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Documentary media and historical transformations will be the focus of the first Sawyer Seminar hosted by Indiana University’s Center for Documentary Research and Practice. Intended as part of a five-part series, the two-day event will be led by Joshua Malitsky, director of the center and an […] Read more »

Chicago Cubs owner shares process for building a winner in speech at Kelley

A lecture hall at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business became more like the bleachers at Wrigley Field, minus the ivy, during a presentation to students and faculty by Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. Ricketts was the keynote speaker at Friday’s ninth annual IU Entrepreneurial Connection Day, presented by the school’s Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship […] Read more »

Visiting U.S. Embassy in Croatia becomes empowering experience

Guest post by Rob Schneider, School of Social Work coordinator of external affairs: Carmen Luca Sugawara knew that she and her students would have a strong program for their stay in Zagreb, the first leg of their 18-day study-abroad course in Croatia. But what she did not know was the impact that adding the U.S. […] Read more »

Distractions and haste can make pedestrian crossings perilous

Safe Campus 101: When you’re crossing streets and driving through campus, it’s not the time to zone out on devices or to music.

IU graduate students share passion for science and conversation with ‘ScIU’

A committed team of graduate students from across the sciences at IU are banding together to provide a glimpse inside the world of Bloomington’s research labs through a new effort that seeks inform, entertain and spark conversations about science. “ScIU: Conversations in Science,” which officially launches Aug. 22, is a new blog that seeks to […] Read more »

Sharing thanks – and the IU spirit – with our troops

Editor’s Note: This piece also was published in the latest issue of Inside IU, which was distributed March 30. The 60 members of the 38th Infantry Division of the Indiana National Guard arrived at their current deployment destination on New Year’s Eve, trading Midwestern winter chill for the balmy breezes and blinding sun of the Caribbean. […] Read more »