Sharing thanks – and the IU spirit – with our troops

Editor’s Note: This piece also was published in the latest issue of Inside IU, which was distributed March 30. The 60 members of the 38th Infantry Division of the Indiana National Guard arrived at their current deployment destination on New Year’s Eve, trading Midwestern winter chill for the balmy breezes and blinding sun of the Caribbean. […]

A ‘win-win-win’ for IU and Bloomington

It’s beautiful when the planets align and a plan comes together just like you had dared to hope it would – or maybe even a little bit better than you dreamed. And when it happens, it’s worth sharing the moment with as many people as you can. Indiana University, our heath care partner Indiana University […]

When less is more: IU’s efforts to reduce student debt paying big dividends

Sometimes, seemingly small gestures can have hugely positive consequences. Take, for instance, IU’s decision in late 2012 to begin sending students who had taken out student loans a letter twice a year updating them on how much they owed and what their repayment schedule would be. Seems simple, right? Simply powerful beyond anyone’s expectations, it […]

Extending IU’s legacy of positive change

Universities are among our oldest continuously surviving institutions, both in the United States and around the world. In some cases,  U.S. universities pre-date  the states in which they are located. In many others – including Indiana University, which will celebrate its bicentennial in 2020 just four years after the state of  Indiana marks the same milestone […]