Freezing debt in its tracks

Since 2012, IU’s MoneySmarts team has been carrying the banner on campus for educating students in their money matters and helping them reduce their debt. And while no one would declare victory on overall student debt just yet, the MoneySmarts team can take considerable credit for dramatically helping reduce undergraduate student borrowing across the university.

Year in review: Top stories from 2015

From Grand Challenges to global gateways, mythical first flowers to marathon dancing and bicentennial campaigns to a Big Apple bowl game for our gridiron Hoosiers, 2015 offered another set of amazing accomplishments, discoveries and milestones at Indiana University Bloomington.

A best value

For the second straight year, Indiana University Bloomington has been recognized by Washington Monthly for being one of the nation’s top values in higher education. In its 2014 “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings, which are based on the economic value students receive per dollar, the non-profit publication that covers Beltway politics and government, culture […]

Double ‘value’ talk

As the post-holiday haze begins to clear, we at Btown Banter thought it worth noting a couple of special honors received by IU in the final days of December, capping a busy and bountiful 2012 at the university. (Check out “Year in review: Top stories from IU in 2012.”) On Dec. 27, IU’s Bloomington campus […]