What do fireplaces, filmmakers, and fallout shelters have in common? Find out in this video highlighting just three of the countless stories from Indiana University Bloomington’s nearly 200-year history.
Groove With the IU Soul Revue
Sing along to Whitney Houston and Bruno Mars—as performed by one of IU’s premier ensembles.
Sing along to Whitney Houston and Bruno Mars—as performed by one of IU’s premier ensembles. Wowing audiences with lively performances of R&B, soul, funk, and pop hits since 1971, the IU Soul Revue is now directed by acclaimed musician, producer, and IU alum James A. Strong Jr.
Join the IU Bloomington scavenger hunt!
No need to be local to join the fun; this virtual game is for everyone.
IU’s regional campuses were looking for a rematch after the IU Day 2017 mascot dance-off, so reigning champ Jawz invited them to IUPUI for a race around campus (all for a good cause). Which mascot will cross the finish line first and claim victory—and scholarship dollars—for their campus? We asked you to be the judge! Winner will be announced soon.
IU South Bend is home to nearly 5,400 students ... and 30,000 bees. The IUSBees (as they refer to themselves on Twitter) are part of the campus’s sustainability showcase—10 city lots that will each feature an example of sustainable living in the city.
Art students at IU East are gaining hands-on experience with traditional ceramics and metalsmithing techniques, thanks to the opening of the campus’s new Arts Annex and the flexibility of its open-air space.
Not even a flood could put a damper on theatre at IU Northwest.
In 2017, Glenn Close donated her career-spanning costume collection to IU, to educate and inspire students and faculty for generations to come. See if you can match the following quotes from Close’s acting roles with their corresponding costume.
At the age of 21, college junior Gwen Brack was diagnosed with Stage IV rectal cancer. Multiple recurrences, surgeries, and bouts of chemotherapy and radiation compromised her quality of life over the years. But then donor-supported research from IU Health Precision Genomics revealed hope for Gwen, in the form of a common, over-the-counter medication.
A Performance by IU’s African American Dance Company
Artistry and athleticism shine in this moving display of original choreography.
When people’s lives are on the line, there’s no room for mistakes. IUPUC’s innovative Simulation Center uses advanced technology and simulations with live actors to help nursing students hone their skills—ensuring that tomorrow’s nurses are able to provide the best care possible to their patients.
Making MAC Magic
Venture behind the curtain to see where the magic of IU Opera and Ballet Theatre begins.
The backstage of Bloomington’s Musical Arts Center is where the magic of IU Opera and Ballet Theatre begins. Get an insider’s look at where everything that the audience sees onstage is created—from massive, movable set pieces down to the most delicate details of each character’s costume.
Each semester, IU Southeast professor Bernadette Jessie literally creates a scene—so that criminal justice students can hone their forensic skills.
To prepare future psychologists, legal experts, investigators, and law enforcement officials, IU Southeast professor Bernadette Jessie brings foundational theories to life with hands-on activities—including a full-scale crime-scene recreation at the end of each semester.
Swimmers of All Stripes
You already know that true IU fans “show their stripes” for their beloved Hoosiers. But do you know why?
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