‘IU had faith in me when they accepted me, and now they gave me the space to have faith in myself’

  Post courtesy of newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Leah Johnson never set foot on Indiana University’s campus until she moved into her dorm during her freshman year. Though she’s from Indianapolis, Johnson said she never felt the need to visit the campus because she knew IU was the place for her regardless of whether she’d […]

Hoosier Student Leader Retreat leaves students feeling invigorated and inspired

Guest blog by Morgan Klingelhoefer, Indiana University junior and participant in the Hoosier Student Leader Retreat: Coming to college can be intimidating. My first semester, I struggled to find my place on campus. Indiana University offers so many opportunities and experiences that I had difficulty with where to even begin. Thankfully, that same year, I attended […]

IU students come together to show support for victims of recent ISIS attacks

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic:  On Nov. 13, Indiana University senior Erik Troske was at the opening night of IU Opera’s “Die Fledermaus” with a friend when he heard the news of the ISIS attacks in Paris. “The news started coming in from Paris and we were utterly shocked,” Troske said as he […]

Veterans Day is personal for IU student born into an Army family

Post by IU Newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: For me, Veterans Day is personal. I was born into an Army family; my dad graduated from the Army ROTC program here at Indiana University in the late 1980s and has been in the armed forces ever since. I have spent a maximum of only three years in one location. […]

IU student gives back to FASE program, which helped her navigate college life

Guest blog by Hanah Casey, Indiana University  junior and peer mentor for the Faculty and Staff for Student Excellence program: When I came to IU, I was completely overwhelmed. I had to learn where my classes were, what organizations to join and how to make new friends. There was so much new information all at […]