IU student veterans help each other transition from military to academic life

When Ted Britton came to IU Bloomington in summer 2016, he had six years of military service under his belt. But the Lafayette native and father of two had never attended a university. After rising to sergeant in the Marine Corps, working in Hawaii, Japan and Korea, Britton found himself starting over. Not quite sure […]

IU newsroom project highlights 10 students making an impact on campus

Four months ago, the Indiana University newsroom set out on a journey: to create a longform, multimedia project that would highlight IU Bloomington students and the journeys they embark upon when becoming a Hoosier. We knew it wasn’t going to be easy — not only are these types of projects time consuming, but with more […]

Fulbright international exchange program bridges academic, professional pursuits

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Growing up in a small town in Indiana, Arielle Moss came to IU ready to branch out. She majored in biology and Near Eastern languages and cultures and then studied abroad in Morocco as a junior and immediately fell in love. “Morocco is renowned for its hospitality, and […]

Collaborative partnerships benefit undergraduate, graduate student researchers

Post by IU Communications colleague Andrea Zeek: Student researchers at Indiana University learn a lot from faculty mentors, but collaborations with fellow students are often just as rich a learning experience. In research labs across campus, one such collaboration is between undergraduate students and their graduate student mentors. In addition to creating a more personalized […]

5 ways to better manage finals stress

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: It’s the end of the semester. Dead week is actually alive and well with final papers and presentations, and you have eight to 16 weeks’ worth of information waiting to be crammed into your brain for at least four different subjects next week. Needless to say, you might […]

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 […]

Student-led Liberation Music Collective helps spread socially conscious messages through jazz

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic: When most people think of protest music, they think of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance” or Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.” But there’s a new generation of musicians eager to make its protests heard. Meet the Liberation Music Collective, a socially conscious big band made up of 16 […]