Filmmaker to speak and present her film about the nature of female empowerment in India

In her award-winning documentary filmmaker Nisha Pahuja set out to show a dichotomy still evident across India. Her film, “The World Before Her,” depicts two young women who live miles apart but also worlds away. We see contestants in the Miss India pageant in Mumbai, with the ultimate prize being celebrity and a Bollywood film […]

IU Maurer graduate has pivotal role in the history of Chinese-Taiwanese relations

On Feb. 11, an Indiana University alumnus walked across a stage in Nanjing, China, and made history. Photographers captured the moment when Wang Yu-Chi, head of Taiwan’s (R.O.C.) Mainland Affairs Council, met Zhang Zhijun, an official representative of the People’s Republic of China. Wang, known to friends at IU Bloomington and the Maurer School of […]

Ernie Pyle’s legacy to be remembered as part of IU’s new Media School

Nearly 30 years ago, I was happy to graduate with a degree in journalism from Indiana University. Like so many of my classmates, I looked up to fellow Hoosier Ernie Pyle, someone who was a master storyteller, and sought to emulate his work. Ernie Pyle Hall became something of a second home for me as […]