Through reunion and other activities, IU builds on strong ties across Southeast Asia

According to Google, the distance between Bloomington, Ind., and Jakarta, Indonesia is about 10,000 miles. But should Hoosiers find themselves in the world’s fourth most populous country, Indiana University is well represented through its alumni and an official alumni chapter. A series of major activities there recently, including a historic reunion in Bali, furthered IU’s […]

Size of IU’s School of Global and International Studies’ faculty growing, will offer important perspectives in key areas

If you gaze to the east from across the arboretum and older areas of Indiana University Bloomington, progress on the new International and Global Studies Building is evident. It already is raising the profile of the campus. Construction of the $53 million, four-story, 165,000-square-foot structure will be completed this summer and it will be ready […]

After more than 40 years, IU remains a leader in sending students abroad

This is the 15th year that International Education Week has been celebrated at universities, schools and libraries across the country. The annual celebration highlights the benefits of American students going abroad, the value of international students and other exchanges. Over the last 15 years, the overall number of Americans studying abroad for college credit has […]

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 […]

Asian Culture Center marks its 15th anniversary

Fifteen years ago, after a decade of efforts to better promote Asian culture at Indiana University Bloomington, a new home on the campus was established where Asian Pacific American students, faculty and staff could gather, along with students from around the world. In October 1998, the IU Asian Culture Center — the first of its […]

New global engagement and partnerships, starting today in Seoul, South Korea

Today, Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie kicked off a 15-day visit to East Asia with meetings Monday with South Korean higher education leaders and a reception for new students in Seoul, South Korea. McRobbie signed a renewal agreement between IU and Ewha Womans University, one of Korea’s top research universities as recognized by Leiden […]