IU presence at Indiana Black Expo's 44th annual Summer Celebration a success
Tens of thousands attended this year's gathering, where IU's presence was increased with a wide range of events.
FNECC hopes to start the fall semester at its new location at 712 E. Eighth St., Bloomington.
Join FNECC for an open house on Aug. 22.
GLBT student services office becomes university-wide
IU’s office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Student Support Services has moved from the Division of Student Affairs to the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs.
Indiana University mourns the passing of grad student and former rower Karlijn Keijzer
The Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs would like to express its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Karlijn Keijzer. Links to related stories added Jul. 27, 2014.
Free Counseling Service Available at the Asian Culture Center
The Asian Culture Center will provide a FREE confidential counseling service this summer from May 13 to July 31, 2014.
National Hispanic Heritage Month calendar of events callout
Hispanic/Latino themed activities (e.g., lectures, discussions, exhibits, music, arts, cuisine) are sought for the annual National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration calendar of events. Submission deadline is Aug. 1.
Plan to attend 2014 Fall Kickoff and Welcome Reception
FASE, Atkins LLC, Groups, HHSP, and 21st Century Scholars welcome reception will be Aug. 28. RSVP by Aug. 15.
Get involved! First annual Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest
Bloomington Pride seeks volunteers, vendors, artists, and sponsors for its summerfest on September 5 and 6.
National Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off reception Sep. 15
Plan to attend this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off reception.
Diversity Leadership Conference Nov. 1. Save the date!
This year's theme will be "Transform U: Empower Your Vision, Your Voice, Your Future."
Two Hudson and Holland Scholars awarded City of Bloomington Bravo Award for service to the community
The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department recognized IU Hudson and Holland scholars Stephanie Rosa and Jordan Crowe for their leadership in running the STEM Outreach Club at the "Banneker at the View" community program.
IU Bloomington names 2014-15 Academic Leadership Program fellows
Sharlene Newman, associate professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, was one of this year's IU Bloomington fellows.
IU's Balfour Scholars program helps students apply for college
This year marked the second year the scholars have come to IU for the five-day program to learn about the college application process and college life.
IU students will conduct camp to help Rwandan primary-school students with English. The trip is an annual event of the collaborative service-learning project that connects students in IU's Global Village Living-Learning Center, middle and high school students in New Jersey, and African primary-school pupils in Rwanda who collaborate on storytelling, writing, and publishing new books.
Why an African-American sports pioneer remains obscure
Alice Coachman Davis, the first African-American woman to win Olympic gold, died on Monday, July 14, at age 90. Why don't we know her?
IU football legend discusses IU experience and civil rights
The Civil Rights Act was passed 50 years ago this month, but IU football legend George Taliaferro doesn't think racial equality has been achieved.
African American Chorale Ensemble director honored in Long Street Bridge Cultural Wall Program
Raymond Wise, a professor in the IU Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies as well as the director of the African American Chorale Ensemble, is among those being honored in bridge project.
The status of marriages between same-sex couples in Indiana is still up in the air after a federal appeals court stopped same sex marriages until the state’s appeal can be heard.
IUPUI Urban Education Ph.D. program boasts a majority of Black enrollees
Director Jim Scheurich notes that the majority of students who enroll in this non-traditional doctorate program are Black and have professional backgrounds in education.
IU archaeologist weighs in on road to go through area rich in Native American artifacts
The Indiana Department of Transportation is looking for a route through Clark County, an area well known for its Native American artifacts, for a heavy-haul corridor to move large trucks and trains.
IU alumna Jane Chu has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chair of the National Endowment of the Arts
Chu will become the 11th head of the independent federal agency that funds and promotes artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation.
A Native American take on tornadoes
As scientists continue to search for what forces create a tornado, historians explore the beliefs of Native Americans 100 to 200 years ago.
GLBT Library launches summer reading program
High school and college students can participate in the program for free and earn a prize bag stuffed with goodies.
IU Kelley School of Business launches program for underrepresented students
High school students from underrepresented groups will participate in the IU Kelley School of Business "MEET Kelley" program for a week of instruction, campus activities, and a case competition. The new program has been designed for high-performing high school seniors who are African American, Latino or Hispanic, Native American, or Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
Tillman awardee reflects on journey
From his birth in Nicaragua during a national revolution through serving in the U.S. army to being set to receive his Jurisdictional Determination from IU McKinney School of Law in December 2015—Tillman Military Scholar Carlos Gonzalez plans to pursue a military and law enforcement career in the courtroom to provide legal services for underserved people.
McNair Scholars meet IU graduate Dr. Orlando Taylor
IU graduate Dr. Orlando Taylor presented an inspirational talk to IU Bloomington's McNair Scholars entitled, "McNair Today... The PhD Tomorrow."
Won-Joon Yoon Scholarship winners announced
Melinda Brennan and Laclyn Lahr are the winners of the 2014 Won-Joon Yoon Scholarship which honors IU Bloomington students whose academic, professional, and personal accomplishments and goals exhibit tolerance, understanding, and commitment to service.
GLBT Library Summer Reading Program
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
GLBT Student Support Services (705 E. 7th St., Bloomington)
ACC free confidential counseling service (Mon./Wed. and by appt. through July 31)
12:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
IU Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St., Bloomington
English Tutoring (Tuesdays and Thursdays through July 31)
03:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St., Bloomington
BloomingOUT: Live radio on WFHB every Thursday
06:00 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Live radio on WFHB or on the web anytime
Prism Youth Community Meeting
07:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Rachel’s Café (300 E. 3rd St., Bloomington)
In Their Own Words: Native Americans in World War I
09:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Mathers Museum of World Cultures (416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington)
Kinsey Institute Art Exhibits: "Creative Minds" & "Artistic Types: Text in Visual Art" (now through Sep. 12)
01:30 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Monday, August 04, 2014
The Kinsey Institute, 1165 E. Third St., Morrison Hall 313, IU Bloomington