President Whitten made her first trip to East Asia with a small delegation from Indiana University, traveling to Japan and South Korea.
Overseas study abroad experiences and exchanges
IU Global’s International Advancement Initiative nationally recognized
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.
Global Classrooms initiative brings the multinational music industry to Indiana
Music is a universal language. Despite differences in styles, cultures, rhythms, etiquette and ideals, the powerful connections music fosters bring people together the world over…and what better example of that transcendence than the melting pot of jazz in the classical music mecca of Vienna! Once home to Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn, Vienna’s musical scene has… Read more »
50 Years of Jewish community at home and abroad
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 »
Ferguson International Center opening for business on the IU Bloomington campus
Located on the corner of Eagleson Avenue and Seventh Street, this will be IU’s home for international activities from current study abroad and international students to over 40 globally engaged alumni chapters around the world.
Partnerships and the Parthenon: the long history between Greece and IU
It’s evening in Athens when the music starts. It’s a welcome call to IU study abroad students; after days of travel, meetings, and too many handshakes to count, the 24 business students finally have a chance to pull back from conference room discussions and take to the bustling crowds of the city. Though they’re far… Read more »
Overseas Study celebrates 50 years and honors Kathleen Sideli
This year marks the 50-year anniversary of IU’s Office of Overseas Study. The university celebrated this milestone at a reception that also honored Associate Vice President Kathleen Sideli for her distinguished career and 40 years of dedicated service to the university as well as her contributions and leadership more broadly in the field of international… Read more »
IU names new associate vice president for Overseas Study
Indiana University has named Jennifer Engel, Ph.D. as its new associate vice president for the Office of Overseas Study, effective July 1. She will provide leadership and a university-wide vision to enhance international awareness and understanding, enrich curricula on every campus, and expand educational opportunities abroad for students from diverse backgrounds. Engel is taking the… Read more »
Indiana University and Associate Vice President Kathleen Sideli receive CIEE Bridge Builder Awards
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) was founded in 1947, in the wake of World War II, to advance peace through people-to-people exchange. To celebrate 75 years of building bridges of respect and mutual understanding across cultures, CIEE presented 75 CIEE Bridge Builder Awards to those individuals and institutions – from host families to… Read more »