This summer, 133 Indiana high school students boarded planes bound for Spain, Austria, and France, committing to several weeks away from home. They left behind their smartphones, their families, and most importantly, the English language. They also joined a group of Hoosiers stretching back more than half a century: The Indiana University Honors Program for… Read more »
IU Education Abroad connects students with the world through study, research, work and experiences outside of the United States.
IU Global coordinated a visit to Ghana last spring to foster new partnerships and explore avenues for collaboration in Africa – a key priority of IU’s global engagement strategy. The delegation, led by Interim Vice President for International Affairs and Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs Hilary Kahn, built on decades-long engagement between IU and… Read more »
Miguel E. Ayllon Ph.D., a leader in designing and managing international engagement programs at large, multi-campus research-intensive public institutions, joined Indiana University as the new associate vice president for international affairs on September 1. Ayllon succeeds Shawn Reynolds, who will retire after 26 years at Indiana University working in various capacities in OVPIA, and has… Read more »
My name is Gie Wilson, and I work in the Office of the Vice President for International affairs as IU Global’s Sustainable Development Goals Ambassador. I promote the local and global impacts of sustainable development within Indiana University and across our partners on campus and around the work through a variety of tasks, including this… Read more »
August is always an exciting time for our office as we prepare to welcome students back to campus and open the application cycle for spring semester international experiences. But this year is particularly invigorating as we begin this month with a new name: the Office of Overseas Study is now IU Education Abroad! For over… Read more »
Hundreds of IU students have participated in the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program since its inception. After the 8th year of being named a Top Producer, we sat down with just a few Fulbrighters to learn what the program’s impact is on their lives.
After a distinguished career spanning 40 years and countless contributions to the field of international education, Kathleen Sideli, Ph.D., who served as IU’s Associate Vice President for Overseas Study until her retirement in June 2022, received a Life Membership Award at the NAFSA 2023 Annual Conference.
President Whitten made her first trip to East Asia with a small delegation from Indiana University, traveling to Japan and South Korea.
Indiana University has been awarded the 2023 IIE Heiskell Award for Models of International Education Financial Support in recognition of its International Advancement Initiative. This award from the Institute of International Education (IIE) recognizes the most innovative and successful models for developing and expanding international education in practice today.
In May 2022, IU graduates in caps, gowns, and colored tassels lined up in the late spring heat. Between shifting peers, waves to smiling guests in the stands, and the swift exchange of degrees and handshakes onstage, it was hard to focus on one student in particular. But in that bustling line was Levi Gettleman,… Read more »