A special place

Today, along with some much-needed rain, came some new confirmation of Bloomington’s status as one of the nation’s premier college towns. Bloomington has just been named one of the “Top 10 College Towns for 2012” by Livability.com, a national website that highlights more than 500 of the best places to live and visit in the […]

Getting greener (and cooler)

Here’s some very “cool” news about IU Bloomington’s effort to go green. IU Bloomington is among the top 50 “coolest schools” in America, according to the Sierra Club’s sixth annual rankings of the nation’s green universities. No other Indiana college or university made the list and, among Big Ten schools, only Penn State ranks higher. […]

We’ve only just begun. Really.

We’re only a little more than 24 hours into a new academic year, but the Btown campus has been thoroughly buzzing for nearly a week. The fun and excitement began with last Wednesday’s Move-In Day and Freshman Induction ceremonies, and continued on through the next several days at CultureFest (until the rains came), the cream-and-crimson-filled […]

Move-In Day!

Nothing quite signals the energy and excitement of a new academic year at IU Bloomington than Move-In Day, when new students — with the help of their families, friends and loved ones — unpack and enter their new residences for the first time. True to this annual campus tradition, the official start to Welcome Week, […]

Summer’s gone … almost

“Summer’s gone. 
It’s finally sinking in.” That’s a lyric from a new Beach Boys tune, and one that keeps playing in my head at the end of the true last week of summer at IU Bloomington, which, on Wednesday, will begin officially welcoming new students to campus. Though the end of summer is, indeed, finally […]