Bloomington Symphony Orchestra collaborates with IU’s Latin American Music Center

Post by IU Newsroom intern Laura Ellsworth: The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert, presented in collaboration with Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center, at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The concert, titled “Scene Change: Untold Musical Stories from Latin America,” will feature selections from the Latin American Music Center library. The […]

‘Sing With Pride’ honors and celebrates LGBTQ people

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Sheila Raghavendran: Jacobs School of Music graduate student Synthia Steiman and second-year master’s student Chris Seefeldt organized Sing With Pride, a recital of graduate voice students celebrating the experiences of LGBTQ people and honoring the victims of the June 2016 shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Steiman, Seefeldt […]

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 busy week (and summer!) in Btown

Beginning last Sunday, when new students began arriving on campus, we here at IU Bloomington have been busy officially welcoming IU press release on 2015 incoming class and helping them quickly get acquainted with their new surroundings and all the pride and joy that goes into being a Hoosier. Our welcoming work also begins well before students officially become part of the IU family

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.

Picking up good vibrations

You could imagine the good vibrations I was feeling Sunday afternoon as I headed over to IU’s Jacobs School of Music, where students in senior lecturer Andy Hollinden’s “The Music of the Beach Boys” class braved the brisk Bloomington cold for a special event: a Q&A with members of one of America’s most beloved bands.

Growing global partnerships

Provost Robel’s spring trip to Taiwan opens the door for bidirectional partnership agreements between IU and Taiwanese institutions.

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 […]

Time-lapse great organ

If you’ve got some time (3:06) this afternoon, enjoy classical music and are fascinated, like I am, by time-lapse photography, you might want to check out this fun video showcasing the installation of IU Bloomington’s third great organ, the newly named Webb-Ehrlich Great Organ of Alumni Hall. The three-manual, 44-stop, 2,838-pipe instrument — known to acclaimed […]

Summer’s gone … almost

“Summer’s gone. 
It’s finally sinking in.” That’s a lyric from a new Beach Boys tune, and one that keeps playing in my head at the end of the true last week of summer at IU Bloomington, which, on Wednesday, will begin officially welcoming new students to campus. Though the end of summer is, indeed, finally […]