November 8 Engage IUB

Engage IUB: November 8 Edition

AMP-ing up our efforts

To help students better prepare for today’s ever-changing knowledge economy, IU is launching an exciting new incentive program for accelerated master’s degrees, AMP IU.

Read the provost's column

Supporting military families

U.S. Air Force veteran Kimberly Bloodgood directs the Center for Veteran and Military Students. Join her at 7:30 a.m. Friday at the Sample Gates for IU's annual Veterans Day Ceremony or watch the livestream @IndianaUniversity on Facebook.

Meet Kimberly

Creating college pathways

As the new director of Community and School Partnerships and the Herbert Presidential Scholars Program, Shakoor Karim traverses the U.S. to create college pathways for historically marginalized populations. She'll host several groups of precollege students Nov. 12 at IU Auditorium for AAAI's Potpourri of the Arts.

Learn more about Shakoor

Connecting the dots

Paul Fogleman directs the Office of National Scholarships and Awards, connecting undergraduate students to competitive awards. Read more about his work and find information on current award deadlines.

Meet Paul

Giving back

Catherine Blankensop’s second year of studies in the O'Neill School's No.1-MPA program coincides with her second year as campus coordinator for the annual IU-United Way campaign. “Gifts of any size can help make a huge difference.”

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Growing relationships

In addition to her work at ERI, the multitalented Abby Henkel cultivates land, is president of the WFIU Community Advisory Board, and sings with two chamber choirs. On Nov. 12, the Bloomington Chamber Singers will perform one of Henkel’s original compositions using text from a poem by Ross Gay.

Meet Abby