IU senior finds big break of college career behind the curtain

When Josiah Brown first came to Indiana University Bloomington, he was excited. Brown chose IU because it felt similar to the small town he came from, but ripe with opportunity and culture. But being on a campus of more than 40,000 students was a hard adjustment for Brown in the beginning. It took a little […]

New IU students ‘jump into science’ with Integrated Freshman Learning Experience

Although she doesn’t officially start her freshman year at Indiana University Bloomington until August, Gloria Xue is already immersed in the life of a scientist. As one of only 10 students accepted for the summer portion of this year’s Integrated Freshman Learning Experience program, Xue has chosen to spend “summer vacation” working six to eight […]

IU student living out her dream as intern for Smithsonian Institution library

Post by Katie Martin, an IU master’s student in library science with a specialization in archives and records management. Martin is spending her summer as an intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Library in Washington, D.C. This summer, my typical day might include a private tour of a world-class museum, time spent flipping […]

Flagship Chinese Institute condenses one year of Chinese language into eight weeks

Andrew Fluegel first became interested in Chinese language and culture after working at a church camp for Chinese foreign exchange students the summer before his freshman year in college. Fluegel immediately bonded with the campers and fell in love with the Chinese culture. “I originally was only going to take one semester of Spanish in […]

IU student expanding her worldview as intern for the IU Europe Gateway

Blog courtesy of Allison LeClere, a master’s student in higher education and student affairs who is serving a summer internship at the IU Europe Gateway in Berlin. For Americans who have studied abroad or lived abroad for an extended period of time, I think we can all relate to the surprise we see when a […]