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Black Film Center & Archive awarded NEH grant to archive, digitize Vieyra collection
A processing archivist and a graduate student will be hired for three years to process, digitize and make available the collection of Paulin S. Vieyra, a filmmaker, producer and scholar whose caree... Read more about Black Film Center & Archive awarded NEH grant to archive, digitize Vieyra collection
IU alumnus, award-winning Black documentarian gifts collection to Black Film Center & Archive
Scholars, filmmakers and members of the IU community will have access to audiovisual materials from IU alumnus Jerald Harkness as he makes IU’s Black Film Center & Archive the home for his fi... Read more about IU alumnus, award-winning Black documentarian gifts collection to Black Film Center & Archive
IU Traditional Powwow set for April 1
Now in its 11th year, the IU Traditional Powwow brings together students, families and communities to celebrate and honor Native American culture and traditions.
Wheelchair Basketball Club shoots for inclusivity on campus
The club gives Individuals of all abilities the opportunity to participate in wheelchair basketball in an inclusive environment while creating awareness surrounding accessibility.
$2 million grant to support underrepresented students pursuing biomedical careers
An IUPUI program that helps students from underrepresented minorities and disadvantaged groups pursue careers in the biomedical and behavioral sciences has received a $2 million grant from the Nati... Read more about $2 million grant to support underrepresented students pursuing biomedical careers
Media School team makes camera equipment more accessible for paralyzed students
Senior lecturer Cheryl Owsley Jackson and IU senior Josh Fugate collaborated with Allen Major, the multimedia lab director at The Media School, to adapt equipment and enhance camera accessibility f... Read more about Media School team makes camera equipment more accessible for paralyzed students
Son of Holocaust survivors to conduct world premiere of ‘Anne Frank’ opera
This spring, IU presents the world premiere of “Anne Frank,” an original opera commissioned by the Jacobs School of Music. The opera was conceived, written and composed by a team of renowned Je... Read more about Son of Holocaust survivors to conduct world premiere of ‘Anne Frank’ opera
Ask the expert: Antisemitism and how to combat hate
Alvin Rosenfeld, director of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, discusses the rise in antisemitism in the U.S. and how the IU community can help combat hate.
Philanthropy leaders join inaugural summit at Vatican
Leaders from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy participated in the Faith & Philanthropy Summit and helped plan portions of the event that featured philanthropists from five faith backgrou... Read more about Philanthropy leaders join inaugural summit at Vatican
IU film expert discovers earliest surviving footage from Black film company
Cara Caddoo’s discovery of “lost” footage from 1916 silent film “The Trooper of Troop K” was verified by the Library of Congress.
Empowerment and support: IU making strides with women in STEM fields
IU’s enrollment and degree attainment for women in science, technology, engineering and math programs has increased through various efforts.
Diversity, academic success key themes in IU’s fall 2022 class
More than 30 percent of the Indiana University student body – almost 25,000 students – are domestic students of color.