October 2019


New Name, Same Great Content

This month we unveil our monthly guide with a new name, Diversity Insights. Thank you to all who took part in sharing ideas. A special thank you to Miyoko Dill, Junior, Kelley School of Business, for the new masthead design.

Diversity Recognition

The 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity awardees have been announced! We are honored to share that IU Bloomington for the third year has been named a Diversity Champion, Insight Into Diversity's highest distinction.

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Academic Support

Exploring Intersections of Your Identity while exploring the World

Studying abroad can transform the tapestry of one’s life, putting you among a network of global citizens who are challenging cultural and racial stereotypes, driving intercultural exchanges, collaborating transnationally to inspire innovation, and reshaping what it means to be an American or a national of any other country. Join us Friday, October 4, 2-3 p.m. at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall to better understand what it means to venture across borders to learn, inspire, and contribute in ways only you can.

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Marine Corps Leadership Seminar Workshop

The United States Marine Corps is known worldwide for developing leadership, courage, tenacity, and teamwork—skills that can help you stand out from the competition anywhere you go. We welcome IU administrators, faculty, and students to this FREE Workshop on Friday, October 25, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall.

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Getting started with Writing Tutorial Services

Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) offers students one-on-one help with any phase of the writing process—from brainstorming to revising the final draft. When you visit WTS, you'll find a tutor who is a sympathetic and helpful reader of your prose.

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Cultural Engagement

National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Don’t miss out! Indiana University is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, with a series of events, films and discussions that highlight the histories and cultural accomplishments of Latino and Hispanic Americans.

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Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center’s 50th Anniversary

The 2019-2020 academic year symbolizes the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) at Indiana University Bloomington. Our 50th anniversary theme: "Power, Progress, and Promise", represents the commitment of the Center to serve as a home for Black students and a resource for Black people in the broader community.

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LGBTQ+ Culture Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us on November 16 and 17, 2019, Indiana University’s LGBTQ+ Culture Center will be celebrating in grand fashion with food and festivities, a dance party, a presentation by nationally-renowned LGBTQ+ activist Shane Windmeyer, and a retirement party for the outgoing director of the LGBTQ+ Culture Center, Doug Bauder. Student registration fee is waived.

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Potpourri of the Arts with special guest MC Bootsy Collins is Nov 9!

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | IU Auditorium
Get exclusive discounted tickets with promo code BOOTSY. Offer expires November, 1.

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Caring for IU Students

Wednesday, October 23 | 3–4:30 p.m. | IMU Maple Room
This session will discuss the work of the Care Team, Student Advocates Office, and the Bias Response Network, all of which are sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. Learn how each unit uses a multidisciplinary team of professionals who are committed to processes that identify, intervene, and respond in order to provide students with the best chance of success.

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All are welcome!