Recent IU graduate finds defining moment of her college career in Uganda

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre: I applied for the summer journalism course “Reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa” through The Media School at IU as a cheat to put off graduating from IU. I refused to leave my Bloomington home for the “real world” before I had to. Although I knew I had a lot […]

‘I wake up each day looking forward to going to work and making someone smile’

When Gabby Casola first left her hometown of Chandler, Ariz., to visit IU Bloomington, she knew immediately it was the place she wanted to spend her college career. “I had been to other campuses, but when I came here I felt like it was the place for me,” she said. “I remember driving down the […]

Girls develop games, confidence at IU’s first-ever GirlPowered camp

Post by IU Communications colleague Mary Keck: Laura Wise, GirlPowered camp counselor and IU student, looked over 13-year-old Haley Shelburne’s shoulder at a computer screen. Haley was clicking her mouse, and her face was lit by a screen featuring the character she created for a visual novel. “It’s a thief and a magician working together,” […]

Summer camp provides a unique experience to area children and IU students

Just five minutes into a day at Camp Connections, and there is no doubt Adam Shahadey is having a good time. Full of energy and quick with a smile, Adam spent a recent camp day running around the Templeton Elementary School gymnasium, creating art projects and learning vocabulary words. “It’s a great program,” said his […]

Student finds a passion for fair trade during overseas trip to Guatemala

When junior Abbey Kittaka first heard about an overseas study trip to Guatemala to study fair trade practices and sustainability, the apparel merchandising major was intrigued. Although she didn’t know much about fair trade, she knew she wanted to learn more. Fast forward a few months later and Kittaka is not only more knowledgeable about […]

IU Journal of Undergraduate Research publishes second issue

It has been a year since the first issue of the Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research (IUJUR) was published, and now students have rolled out Volume 2, which features 10 articles from three IU campuses. “We had a great pool of submissions to choose from this year,” said Taylor Ballinger, the journal’s co-editor-in-chief, alongside […]