IU Celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month
IU recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans with a variety of events across campus.
IU's anti-racist agenda completed its initial four phases, focusing on identifying and removing systemic barriers that prevent communities of color from doing their best work. However, the anti-racist agenda continues to influence schools across the IU system and inspires individuals to take steps to make their work environments a more equitable environment for all.
The On Illuminating podcast, hosted by Assistant Vice President Lemuel Watson, has officially launched. This bi-weekly podcast features Watson interviewing a variety of individuals from across the IU system, discussing their work in diversity and inclusion. Interviewees range from vice chancellors to philanthropists to mental health professionals.
Connect & Thrive
Since late last year, the 21st Century Scholars Program has worked with School of Public Health Professors Angela Chow and Hsien-Chang Lin to develop a mobile application to help students stay connected, thrive socially, and allow easier access to mentors through the FASE Mentoring Program.
A Lasting Legacy: Kelley’s Full-Time MBA Program Welcomes Its 55th Class of Consortium Fellows
The Indiana University Kelley School of Business welcomed 18 MBA students to its 55th class of Consortium for Graduate Study in Management fellows. Better known as The Consortium, the national organization co-founded by the Kelley School in 1966 enhances diversity in business education through merit-based support and mentoring for African American, Hispanic, and Native American students.
Celebrating the Work of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Indiana University
On June 8, former President Michael McRobbie hosted a diversity reception to discuss the importance of diversity work and the variety of initiatives and programs implemented during his tenure as IU president. McRobbie recognized Vice President Wimbush by awarding him with the President's Medal for Excellence during the reception. Following his receipt of the president's medal, Wimbush surprised McRobbie with the newly renamed Gerry Gunnings Stroman Distinguished Inclusive Excellence Award paying tribute to the work done during his time at IU.
21st Century Scholars Program Receives NACADA Award
The 21st Century Scholars Program has received the Outstanding Advising Award Certificate of Merit by NACADA, an organization that honors individuals and institutions significantly impacting academic advising. NACADA is a representative and advocate of academic advising in higher education.
Ky Freeman First Openly Gay Black Male Elected IU Student Government President
In May 2021, senior Ky Freeman became the first openly LGBTQ+ student body president. He discusses his previous work as president of the Black Student Union and how his position of radical love will influence his approach to the new role.
IU works with Native American tribes on new measures to strengthen partnership
Indiana University recently announced new measures developed in collaboration with federally recognized tribal nations to strengthen relations with tribes and ensure compliance with the university's legal and ethical obligations.
Caramel Russell Portrait
The Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center unveils a new portrait of their first director, Caramel Russell.