This year's first-year students at Indiana University Bloomington are raising the bar for academic achievement and diversity. Coming from all 92 Indiana counties and 47 U.S. states, the class has the strongest record for high school academics and includes increases in students from populations that are traditionally underrepresented.
The scholarship, created in honor of the late IU Chancellor Herman B Wells, ranks among the most competitive and prestigious awards offered by any American university.
IU2U, a collaborative effort at Indiana University Bloomington that introduces incoming international students to life at IU, will expand to include visits to India, South Korea and an additional location in China.
The first issue of the Indiana University Journal of Undergraduate Research, an interdisciplinary publication, is now available. Launched by a student-led board in less than two years, the journal is the first at IU to exclusively feature undergraduate research.
A scholarly paper by faculty and staff in the Indiana University Bloomington Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education has been recognized by the Association for Institutional Research with one of 10 Charles F. Elton Best Paper Awards for 2014.
Indiana University senior Mara Gonzalez Souto, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been selected to serve as student speaker for the spring 2015 IU Bloomington undergraduate commencement ceremony.
Indiana University students will have an opportunity to learn about a wide variety of career opportunities in health care at the 13th annual IU Bloomington Health Programs Fair.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is seeking nominations and applications for a student speaker for the May 9 undergraduate commencement ceremony at Indiana University Bloomington.
An IU Bloomington series of sessions on practices to enhance learner-centered educational methods will begin Friday, Sept. 19, with faculty-led roundtable discussions and a guest presentation featuring Vanderbilt University's Nancy Chick.
Indiana University Bloomington students, staff, faculty and administrators traveled to Beijing, China, this week to help new students become acclimated to the campus and community before they arrive in August.
Dennis Groth has been named vice provost for undergraduate education at Indiana University Bloomington. Groth was named interim vice provost for undergraduate education in May 2013. He is an associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education beginning in 2009.
With the new Indiana University Office of Completion and Student Success, IU is intensifying efforts to improve students' four- and six-year graduation rates on all IU campuses.
Rachel Tolen, premedical advisor and assistant director of the Health Professions and Prelaw Center at Indiana University Bloomington, was honored with the 2014 Terri Nation Outstanding Academic Advisor Award at the campus Academic Advising Council's spring conference.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is accepting submissions for the Fine Art Awards, which honor and celebrate undergraduate creative activity at Indiana University Bloomington.
Law Day at Indiana University Bloomington is set to attract at least 117 law schools from across the country seeking to recruit students. The event, taking place Monday, Oct. 21, at the Indiana Memorial Union, will be free and open to the public.
The Student Academic Center at Indiana University Bloomington has launched the first Click to Succeed episodes in a series of online student help sessions. The episodes can be streamed from the SAC blog or downloaded as a podcast.
Dennis Groth has been named interim vice provost for undergraduate education at Indiana University Bloomington. He is an associate professor in the School of Informatics and Computing and has served as associate vice provost for undergraduate education since 2009. Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel announced the appointment today.
Ben Edmonds, Rasul Mowatt and Carwina Weng are the newest IU Bloomington members of the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET), an interdisciplinary organization composed of more than 500 of Indiana University's best teachers.
Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County, a program in partnership between Indiana University Bloomington Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its newest graduates on Wednesday, April 24, at the Indiana Memorial Union Federal Room.
Winners of the 2012-13 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity are Amal Akbik and Andrew Johns in the category of Social and Applied Sciences; Courtney Burroughs in Natural and Mathematical Sciences; Angela Ratigan in Arts and Humanities; Ross Smith in Professional Inquiry; and Larrea Young in Performing and Creative Arts.
Graduating seniors Deanna Allbrittin and Sonia Phadke have been selected to be student speakers for 2013 Indiana University Bloomington undergraduate commencement ceremonies. Commencement will take place Saturday, May 4, at Assembly Hall.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at IU Bloomington will honor Benjamin Cirgin, Rebecca A. Jones and Katie Hayden, three undergraduate Fine Art Award recipients, at a reception Monday, April 15.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is seeking nominations and applications for student speakers for the May 4 undergraduate commencement ceremonies at IU Bloomington. A selection committee with representation from the faculty, staff and student body will review applications, interview candidates and determine finalists in April.
Indiana University students will have an opportunity to explore their possibilities in a wide variety of health care careers next week at the 11th annual IU Bloomington Health Programs Fair. The fair, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union.
In her inaugural State of the Campus address this week, Indiana University Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel spelled out her commitment to engage the IU Bloomington community in developing a sharply focused strategic plan for the campus.
Indiana University Bloomington faculty and students can learn about the campus's move to online student course questionnaires, as well as ask questions and offer feedback, at two town-hall meetings next week. The meetings will take place in the Georgian Room of the Indiana Memorial Union at noon Wednesday, Jan. 16, and at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.
The Bay View Alliance, a network comprising Indiana University Bloomington and six other leading North American research universities, has earned a four-year, $803,942 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support research on leadership practices that encourage the widespread adoption of effective teaching methods in the sciences.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education is issuing a call to undergraduate students to submit their artwork created during the 2012 calendar year at IU Bloomington. A faculty jury will judge the works, and purchase awards will be given to first-, second- and third-place entries in the amounts of $1,000, $500 and $250, respectively.
Indiana University Bloomington's Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, newly co-located with the IU Libraries Department of Teaching and Learning on the second floor of the Herman B Wells Library, will officially open its doors Oct. 30 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
A record 126 law schools will be represented at the annual Indiana University Bloomington Law Day taking place Oct. 24 at the Indiana Memorial Union. The event gives students an opportunity to meet with recruiters and learn about admission requirements.
The Health Professions and Prelaw Center and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Indiana University Bloomington will host the Tour for Diversity in Medicine on Thursday, Sept. 27.
The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded Indiana University Bloomington a $1 million endowment and a $50,000 grant to support the Osher Reentry Scholarship program for adult students who are completing baccalaureate degrees. The endowment provides a more permanent funding source for a program that the Osher Foundation has supported with annual grants since 2009.
Indiana University has been named a ″best buy″ school by the 2013 edition of ″Fiske Guide to Colleges.″ IU was one of only 20 public universities from the U.S., U.K. and Canada to receive the ″best buy″ designation from Fiske and one of three Big Ten institutions named to the list along with the University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin-Madison. This year's guide also features 21 private universities.
Four Indiana University Bloomington faculty members have been selected to take part in the Academic Leadership Program, an intensive experience that develops the leadership and managerial skills of faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and academic promise. The program is sponsored by the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, made up of the 12 Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago.
Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County, a partnership between Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies and the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, honored 20 graduates and 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Cathi Crabtree last week in a ceremony at the Indiana Memorial Union Federal Room.
The academic achievements of 24 IU Bloomington students were celebrated April 15 in the annual Honors Convocation at the IU Auditorium.
Indiana University Bloomington students will be honored for academic achievement Sunday, April 15, in the annual Honors Convocation at the IU Auditorium.
Six students at Indiana University Bloomington have been recognized for projects that include developing a computer vision program for identifying birds; studying associations between food and memory; and documenting an under-studied African language. Recipients of the 2011-12 Provost's Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity are Russell Conard, Karissa McKelvey, Kate Sanders, Juliet Stanton, Joseph Toth and Tarlise Townsend.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over a ceremony today, March 30, to name the Kelley School of Business' undergraduate building in honor of alumnus James R. Hodge.
Indiana University Bloomington is seeking student speakers for the 2012 undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 5. Applications and nominations are being accepted until 5 p.m. March 22 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
At a time when even college graduates are having difficulty finding employment, rewarding job opportunities continue to be found in health care. Students will be able to learn about a wide variety of health-care career options on Tuesday, March 6, at the 10th annual Indiana University Bloomington Health Programs Fair.