Spinning through the spirit and tradition of Hoosier hoops history

Hoosier basketball fans can now take great pleasure and pride in knowing that it will only take a quick trip to the IU Archives to take a whirl through IU’s time-tested tradition and spirit.

The winter buzz in Btown

The start of the spring semester has brought a flurry of activity here at IU Bloomington. From new discoveries, initiatives and student success stories to Hoosier basketball’s early-season dominance at Assembly Hall, here’s just a small sampling of the buzz being heard and felt all around campus.

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.

Her story

In recognition of the exceptional impact women have had on shaping Indiana University’s success—and in conjunction with the annual Women’s History Month—the IU Newsroom is showcasing 15 women (for 2015) who reflect the trailblazing spirit, innovative thinking and Hoosier pride that have come to define what it means to be a woman at IU.

Power and strength: IU lives B1G tonight

While the Hoosiers get ready for tonight’s on-the-road hoops contest at Nebraska, fans might also take note of another Big Ten Network happening this evening, one that features two truly amazing and powerful IU stories. Tonight, after the game, the network’s LiveB1G program will focus on the remarkable road to recovery of IU Athletics head […]

Giving thanks

It’s Thanksgiving break week and I, for one, am grateful. This semester has felt like it’s gone by at breakneck speed, providing me with little opportunity to give thanks for some recent big happenings in Btown. Last week, I had the privilege of attending the Indiana premier of what will almost certainly become the next […]

Homework assignment: Hoosier Hysteria

First off, an apology. If you’ve noticed a little less banter here, it’s because I’ve been off bantering elsewhere – Africa, to be more specific – and, like many others I know, trying my best to keep up with all the start-of-the-school-year happenings in Btown. My colleagues and I have also been hard at work on […]

Hoosier athletes go global

Continuing one of the most accomplished years in Hoosier sports history — one that included national and Big Ten championships, several athletic and academic all-Americans, and IU baseball’s first-ever berth in the College World Series — 13 Hoosiers are competing this summer in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, where they are representing four different […]

Throwback Thursday: IU baseball goes to Japan

It’s been just over a week since the curtain closed on IU’s historic baseball season, which culminated in the Hoosiers first-ever appearance in the College World Series, but the thrills that took place on the diamond continue to be the talk the Btown campus. Indeed, anticipation for next year started almost immediately after the Hoosiers’ […]

The voyage home

Long since stricken from the Naval Register, her parts scattered across Indiana and the nation, the USS Indiana, recipient of nine battle stars for her service during World War II, is finally coming home. As reported June 25, Indiana University has secured the original prow from the 35,000-ton South Dakota class battleship, which served in the […]