‘It’s really important to me to use my voice for the millions of sufferers of all chronic diseases’

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe: At 6 years old, Sneha Dave was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The chronic inflammatory bowel disease that causes ulcers on the large intestine is also an autoimmune disease, which means that in addition to her body shutting down from the disease, her immune system was attacking itself. […]

‘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 […]

IU freshman launches her own start-up business

Post by IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe. This story also appears in Inside IU Bloomington: In high school, Mikaela Gilbert wanted to be a pharmacist. But it was her passion for business that eventually led her to Indiana University. In a high school digital design class, she was asked to turn a wooden egg into […]

Freshman Samuel Fogel races to campus, but with a late start

Post by IU Communications colleague Milana Katic:  In the weeks approaching Welcome Week at Indiana University Bloomington, most incoming freshmen concern themselves with packing, saying goodbye to high school friends and Facebook stalking their new roommates (obviously). However, in the case of freshman Samuel Fogel, the weeks approaching his first year at IU were spent […]