For nearly 60 years, Indiana University and Universität Hamburg (UHH) have collaborated on research, exchanged students and faculty, and strengthened both universities’ contributions to their regions. The top tier research universities’ partnership continues this year through Universität Hamburg’s Next Generation Partnership (NGP) Thematic Networks, a multilateral research funding program administered by the Department of International… Read more »
Vice President for International Affairs
Initiatives headed by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs
Since 2016, Indiana University has been one of a handful of universities actively involved in a unique program that brings the U.S. Department of State and the academic world together. Through the Diplomacy Lab program, IU students have had the extraordinary opportunity to contribute their knowledge, skills, and perspectives to real-world diplomatic challenges. It’s not… Read more »
The Global Gateway Network welcomes its second Director in its history today. Cathie Carrigan joins the IU Global team after nearly two decades of experience in international education across IU campuses. Her most recent work as Managing Director of International Programs with the Lily Family School of Philanthropy saw her lead the international dissemination of… Read more »
Indiana University aspires to engage all our students in international learning and intercultural experiences to prepare them for successful careers in a global workforce. The Global Classroom program is a virtual exchange that promotes internationalization at home and enables instructors to add an international component to their existing courses by collaborating with a faculty partner… Read more »
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 »
Driven by a steadfast commitment to global engagement, IU’s Global Gateways focused on uniting around shared experiences and focused on sustaining connections and partnerships amidst unprecedented uncertainties posed by the global pandemic. The gateways strategically evolved and became experts in virtual events and collaborations, forging connections across digital landscapes. With unwavering determination, the gateways demonstrated… Read more »
IU Bloomington Junior Gie Wilson shares her experience as a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals mentor for Indianapolis elementary school students.
President Whitten made her first trip to East Asia with a small delegation from Indiana University, traveling to Japan and South Korea.
For the past four years, students from around the world have come together to share their research in a global forum. The subject matter, collaborators, and methods change each semester, but one thing unites them all: the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Each year, Indiana University and a group of its primary partner institutions select… Read more »