A brief meeting with Nelson Mandela still resonates with IU scholar from South Africa

This week, while many people around the world turned their thoughts to Nelson Mandela, the famed civil rights leader and former president of South Africa, I called someone at IU with a unique perspective: Patrick O’Meara. A native of South Africa who came to IU in the 1960s, O’Meara earned his doctorate at IU and […]

From G8 summit to Indiana, British ambassador to U.S. comes to IUPUI to discuss trade deal

Leaders of eight of the world’s wealthiest countries — more commonly known as G8 nations — began their meetings today in Northern Ireland with a trade announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama. The first round of negotiations for a trans-Atlantic trade agreement between the United States and the European Union will take place next month in […]

Global Business and Social Enterprise program benefits people and provides Kelley MBAs with the experience of a lifetime

Four years ago, the Kelley School launched the Global Business and Social Enterprise (GLOBASE) initiative, a social entrepreneurship consulting program for MBA students that combines international experience with leadership development. Initially, students and faculty worked on projects for small companies and a not-for-profit enterprise in Peru. In 2011, the Kelley School expanded the program to […]

Journalism students reporting on HIV/AIDS in Africa

A dozen students from Indiana University’s School of Journalism are again in Kenya, reporting with guidance from their professor about the African continent’s continuing HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since 2000, Jim Kelly, an associate professor of journalism, has organized reporting workshops in South Asia and Africa for working journalists covering social issues such as HIV/AIDS. For the […]