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 Journal of Undergraduate Research publishes second issue

It has been a year since the first issue of the Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research (IUJUR) was published, and now students have rolled out Volume 2, which features 10 articles from three IU campuses. “We had a great pool of submissions to choose from this year,” said Taylor Ballinger, the journal’s co-editor-in-chief, alongside […]

Undergrads tackle research with faculty mentors through 2020 Sustainability Scholars program

When IU freshman Kate Adams came to campus, she already had some research experience under her belt. But the international studies major was pleasantly surprised when she became a Sustainability Scholar, allowing her not only to conduct research during her freshman year of college but to do so in a setting that is not your […]

Collaborative partnerships benefit undergraduate, graduate student researchers

Post by IU Communications colleague Andrea Zeek: Student researchers at Indiana University learn a lot from faculty mentors, but collaborations with fellow students are often just as rich a learning experience. In research labs across campus, one such collaboration is between undergraduate students and their graduate student mentors. In addition to creating a more personalized […]