IU Bloomington Celebrates National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month
IU Bloomington recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans with a variety of events across campus.
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Groups Scholars Program STEM Initiative Receives STEM Award
The Groups Scholars Program STEM Initiative's mission is to promote and enhance first-generation, underrepresented students' academic and professional experiences in the STEM disciplines through research, structured mentoring, and educational support. The program has been named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine's 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.
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All-inclusive Black Lives Matter Mural Debuts
Tiera Howleit, an IU student who founded Black Collegians, worked with fellow student Joa'Quinn Griffin and artists Katie Scott, Olivia Roath, and Ronny Booker to bring an all-inclusive Black Lives Matter mural to IU Bloomington's campus.
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Connect and Thrive
Since late last year, the 21st Century Scholars Program has been working 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.
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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.