The pride of Little 500 and keeping pace with the spring semester sprint

Little 500 leads the list of recent activities and events that have fueled IU Bloomington’s sprint through the last leg of spring semester. And what a sprint it’s been.

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.

Celebrating ‘champions for change’ on MLK Day

Post courtesy of April Toler, who regularly blogs at Health & Vitality and Student Experience.  Hundreds of Indiana University administrators, faculty, staff and students, alongside members of the Bloomington community, gathered Monday to honor Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the university’s annual MLK Leadership Breakfast. Sitting in Alumni Hall, it was hard not to […]

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

For the glory of cold IU!

Never daunted, tried and true, and all for the #gloryofcoldIU, IU Bloomington students, faculty and staff are choosing to find the beauty, inspiration and glory in their beloved, but icy cold, campus.

Telling the inspiring story of a safe haven

This week, IU Bloomington’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services Office will celebrate 20 years of serving Xander Harty and other students for whom the office, at one time an unthinkable concept, has become a safe haven, a second home and a beacon in the fight for acceptance and understanding.

IU student veterans and the ‘experience of war’

This afternoon, on Veterans Day and as part of IU Bloomington’s year-long commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, three IU student veterans will gather in, fittingly, the Great Room of the Hutton Honors College to share their thoughts on what soldiers-turned-authors Remarque and Ungaretti so artfully expressed — the weight of war and, more specifically, how war affects and changes the perspectives of those who play a role in it.

Making a caring culture the “norm”

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.

Growing global partnerships

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