It would be difficult to describe the start to this academic year as anything but trying. But many of us who call IU home continue to be heartened by the good work being done all across campus, much of it by our student body, to make ours a safer, more respectful and more caring environment.
Beginning this month and throughout the winter and spring, viewers of Big Ten Network programming will be given a special glimpse into the work being done by IU Bloomington students to establish a more caring culture on campus.
IU Bloomington student Rachel Green writes about her experience working with the Culture of Care initiative and creating a campus culture where it’s the “norm” for students to intervene when they see someone in need.
It’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school time in Bloomington – that time of year when those of us who stick around during the quiet summer months start to gear up for the impending onslaught of students arriving on campus, busier streets and sidewalks, louder, more crowded restaurants and, yes, fewer parking spaces. I admit, this […]
Guest post courtesy of Leslie Fasone, assistant dean for women’s and gender affairs in the Dean of Students Office at IU Bloomington. Culture of Care. What is a culture of care and how do we create a community at IU where students, staff and faculty demonstrate care and concern for one another? Creating a Culture […]