November 14, 2008
“When you aim, aim high,” former IU President Herman Wells often said. In this video update, President McRobbie reviews how IU has been aiming high and hitting the mark in a number of areas, including research dollars, construction, investment in the arts and humanities, student enrollment, international student enrollment and study abroad, and private support.
September 18, 2008
After a whirlwind tour across Indiana, the bronze sculpture depicting Bloomington’s famous jazz composer and songwriter Hoagy Carmichael came home to rest in a permanent location on Indiana University’s campus. The Hoagy Carmichael Landmark Sculpture was dedicated with a public ceremony Sept. 18, 2008, in the grand foyer of the IU Auditorium.
August 29, 2008
Indiana University President Michael McRobbie assisted his barber Frank Meadows on Aug. 29, 2008. Meadows donated his hair to Locks of Love, an organization that provides wigs and toupees at no cost to children suffering from medical hair loss. To learn more about Locks of Love, visit their website at http://www.locksoflove.org.
August 7, 2008
Fairgoers got a chance to see artifacts salvaged from Caribbean shipwrecks, take part in hands-on science games and experiments, pick up free gifts and prizes and learn more about how “IU is Red Hot” on Aug. 7, 2008, during IU Day at the Indiana State Fair. More than 50 booths dispensing family-oriented fun and information about Indiana University campuses, programs and services lined Expo Hall Street.
May 3, 2008
View the multimedia presentation produced by Chris Meyer that includes video and still photos representing all of Indiana University’s spring 2008 commencement ceremonies. Listen to students describe their IU experience in their own words and hear words of wisdom from IU President Michael A. McRobbie and the wit of IU alumnus Will Shortz.