Mini University provides a learning vacation for students of all ages

For those who want to experience that first-week rush, the IU Alumni Association and IU Lifelong Learning are sponsoring the 43rd Mini University, giving people of all ages and backgrounds a chance to take five days of classes taught by IU faculty, right here on the beautiful Bloomington campus.

One-on-one with Robby Benson

This is a pretty amazing time in Btown — the IU baseball team made it back-to-back Big Ten regular season titles, underwater science researchers at the IU School of Public Health-BloomingtonĀ are investigating the recent potential discovery of Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, the Kelley School of Business made it to the big Nasdaq screen in New […]

Where the arts heat up in summer

Think summer slows down in Btown? Think again. I can’t get enough of this cool, colorful video that neatly captures the cultural vibrancy that is IU Bloomington’s annual Summer Festival of the Arts. The festival, now in its fourth year, started last week and continues through Aug. 24.

Teddy talks (and the modern-day commencement address at IU Bloomington)

Herman B and Booker T. Mellencamp and Sylvia McNair. Birch and Evan Bayh. Q, Quincy Jones. Pauley, Smiley and Enberg, oh my. The statesmen, Richard Lugar and Lee Hamilton. The Nobel winner, Eleanor Ostrom. The Batman crusader, Michael Uslan, and the Puzzlemaster, Will Shortz. Oh, and did we mention Teddy Roosevelt? All of these names, […]

IU students step up to create a Culture of Care

Guest post courtesy of Leslie Fasone, assistant dean for women’s and gender affairs in the Dean of Students Office at IU Bloomington. Culture of Care. What is a culture of care and how do we create a community at IU where students, staff and faculty demonstrate care and concern for one another? Creating a Culture […]