Bicentennial intern projects showcase IU history

Post courtesy of IU Newsroom Intern Sheila Raghavendran: One hundred ninety-six. That’s how many years since IU was founded in 1820, and today’s campus is greatly transformed from that first version. In anticipation of the 200-year anniversary of the university’s founding, interns for the Office of the Bicentennial have been researching IU’s history for projects […]

Preserving a community through storytelling

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Over Thanksgiving break, while many people were eating turkey and watching IU secure an Old Oaken Bucket victory, I headed south determined to collect stories while also adding to my own. I was one of 14 Media School students who traveled to Costa Rica as part […]

Junior Hannah Thomas is carrying on her family’s legacy at IU

Ask Hannah Thomas why she loves IU, and the public relations and advertising major at The Media School will tell you her love for the university is a family legacy that spans decades. Her father attended IU as a Groups Scholar, and her older sister was a student athlete here. But it is her grandma […]

Girls develop games, confidence at IU’s first-ever GirlPowered camp

Post by IU Communications colleague Mary Keck: Laura Wise, GirlPowered camp counselor and IU student, looked over 13-year-old Haley Shelburne’s shoulder at a computer screen. Haley was clicking her mouse, and her face was lit by a screen featuring the character she created for a visual novel. “It’s a thief and a magician working together,” […]

After an active four years, IU senior sees ‘a scrapbook’ of college life everywhere on campus

Longtime IU Communications intern Alex Kimbrell says goodbye in a final blog for the IU Newsroom: It was only five short years ago that I sat shotgun next to my grandfather, driving from my hometown of Columbus, Ind., to check out a college called Indiana University. As we arrived in Bloomington, we began cruising through the […]

‘IU had faith in me when they accepted me, and now they gave me the space to have faith in myself’

  Post courtesy of newsroom intern Tori Lawhorn: Leah Johnson never set foot on Indiana University’s campus until she moved into her dorm during her freshman year. Though she’s from Indianapolis, Johnson said she never felt the need to visit the campus because she knew IU was the place for her regardless of whether she’d […]