Telling the Indiana University story around the world and in at least eight languages

After a quiet and relatively cool summer, Bloomington again is buzzing with the return of students at Indiana University, as evidenced by increased traffic across campus, on Kirkwood Avenue and at local malls. This fall, IU Bloomington is welcoming its largest and most diverse freshman class. Among them are a significant number of first-year international […]

IU Honors Program in Foreign Languages successfully launches inaugural program in China

Guest post courtesy of Alicia Swihart of the IU Honors Program in Foreign Languages: Bright and early on Saturday, June 7, nine Indiana high school students departed for Hangzhou, China, with Stephanie Goetz, managing director of the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages. Coming from several of the top schools in Indiana, including Carmel […]

Fourth edition of top textbook on Africa showcases IU’s knowledge of the continent

To say that the IU Press book, “Africa,” now in its fourth edition, has left a meaningful legacy would be an understatement. Since the publication of the first edition in 1977, “Africa” has served students at Indiana University and far beyond as one of the most popular introductory textbook for African studies courses in North […]

IU’s Framing the Global project and book provide new contexts for studying globalization

For decades, scholars have studied world cultures and historical traditions that have defined nations. But with globalization, national boundaries no longer frame the story. Those words, originally written as part of an Indiana University announcement in 2010, today ring true more than ever before. Framing the Global, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by a $775,000 grant […]