The winter buzz in Btown

The start of the spring semester has brought a flurry of activity here at IU Bloomington. From new discoveries, initiatives and student success stories to Hoosier basketball’s early-season dominance at Assembly Hall, here’s just a small sampling of the buzz being heard and felt all around campus.

Year in review: Top stories from 2015

From Grand Challenges to global gateways, mythical first flowers to marathon dancing and bicentennial campaigns to a Big Apple bowl game for our gridiron Hoosiers, 2015 offered another set of amazing accomplishments, discoveries and milestones at Indiana University Bloomington.

A big Btown welcome!

It’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school time in Bloomington – that time of year when those of us who stick around during the quiet summer months start to gear up for the impending onslaught of students arriving on campus, busier streets and sidewalks, louder, more crowded restaurants and, yes, fewer parking spaces. I admit, this […]

#IUsaidYes!

Call it the Big Red version of Charlie Brown opening his mailbox one day and—YES!!!—finding an actual Valentine’s Day card from the “Little Red-Haired Girl.” Putting a 21st-century, social media spin on the time-honored tradition of the college acceptance letter, staff at Indiana University have injected even more fun, energy and excitement into an already momentous […]

Homework assignment: Hoosier Hysteria

First off, an apology. If you’ve noticed a little less banter here, it’s because I’ve been off bantering elsewhere – Africa, to be more specific – and, like many others I know, trying my best to keep up with all the start-of-the-school-year happenings in Btown. My colleagues and I have also been hard at work on […]

Hoosier athletes go global

Continuing one of the most accomplished years in Hoosier sports history — one that included national and Big Ten championships, several athletic and academic all-Americans, and IU baseball’s first-ever berth in the College World Series — 13 Hoosiers are competing this summer in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, where they are representing four different […]

Throwback Thursday: IU baseball goes to Japan

It’s been just over a week since the curtain closed on IU’s historic baseball season, which culminated in the Hoosiers first-ever appearance in the College World Series, but the thrills that took place on the diamond continue to be the talk the Btown campus. Indeed, anticipation for next year started almost immediately after the Hoosiers’ […]

Good Luck, Hoosiers!

On “Show Your Stripes Day” was there really any question what we’d be bantering about down in Btown? So, without further adieu, here you go. Hoosier Nation is out today in full force wishing the IU men’s basketball team “good luck” in today’s NCAA Sweet Sixteen matchup against Syracuse. And rumor has it that more […]

Obama picks IU!

Who says the president doesn’t sometimes see red? President Obama filled out his NCAA tournament bracket today and, to the delight of Hoosier Nation, picked IU as his national champion. “I think it’s Indiana’s year,” the president told ESPN this morning. Joining IU in Obama’s final four were Florida, Louisville and Ohio State. Obama predicted […]

The spot

Hoosier Nation reacts on Twitter to IU’s new TV commercial.