IU World’s Fare to celebrate international students’ cultures and traditions

Guest post by April Toler, who regularly writes for the Student Experience and Health & Vitality blogs: Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate a night of cultural displays, international food and traditional performances at the 10th annual IU World’s Fare from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11. Hosted by the IU Office of International Services and IU Union Board, the free […]

Home is where your tribe is

Post courtesy of Janae Cummings, strategic communications specialist with the IU Office of the Provost:  Think back to the moment you found your tribe. Your people. The ones who supported you, pushed you, laughed and cried with you, and made you feel like you belonged. We find our tribes in different places and different ways. […]

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.

Year in Review: Top stories from 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, the IU Newsroom invites you to look back with us at some of the top stories at Indiana University Bloomington: national and international guests; new beginnings and historic milestones; great achievements from faculty, students and athletes; and a focus on the future as IU approaches its bicentennial. “Great universities, […]

Growing global partnerships

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

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 […]

Things I love

I admit, I’m a bit of a romantic, especially when it comes to IU and Btown, where I’ve lived for the last 15 years. I received a master’s degree here. Met my lovely wife my first day of school. Have two kids who are growing up great here. My 11-year-old got to rush the Assembly […]

#IUsaidYes!

Call it the Big Red version of Charlie Brown opening his mailbox one day and—YES!!!—finding an actual Valentine’s Day card from the “Little Red-Haired Girl.” Putting a 21st-century, social media spin on the time-honored tradition of the college acceptance letter, staff at Indiana University have injected even more fun, energy and excitement into an already momentous […]

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 […]

Words on waffles

If you haven’t yet read Jessica Contrera’s story about “The end of the Waffle House,” which recently ran in the Indiana Daily Student, do yourself a favor, sit down, grab a cup of coffee and—why not?—a delicious syrupy waffle. Then prepare to indulge in an article that’s drawn some well-deserved national media attention for its […]