IU’s Pi Lambda Phi fraternity hosting Elimination of Prejudice Week

Guest post by April Toler, who regularly writes for the Student Experience and Health & Vitality blogs: The words written on “The Wall of Prejudice” — a portable wall where Indiana University students can write words or phrases that are offensive to them — are harsh and sometimes shocking. “Bossy.” “Fat.” “Retarded.” “Slut.” “Stupid.” While seeing such […]

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 […]

Living B1G and what it means to be a Hoosier

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.

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.

IU students step up to create a Culture of Care

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 […]

Under the Big Red Sky

Come gather ‘round people … today is Bob Dylan’s 71st birthday. Which has me thinking about the many hours I’ve spent listening to and trying to decipher Dylan’s remarkable songs and the occasions I’ve seen him perform in Bloomington. It also has me wishing for an extended version of the continuing education class I took […]