December 13

Engage IUB December 13 Edition

Advancing IUB 2030 

A reflective look at what plan progress to date means for members of the campus community.

Read the provost's column


IUB Climate Action Plan Implementation Committee to launch  

IU Bloomington has invited identified campus community members to join an operations-focused committee for the Bloomington campus, which will have analogs at the Indianapolis and regional campuses. Under the leadership of the Office of Sustainability, the CAPIC will meet monthly and be charged with developing recommendations to implement the strategies approved in the IU Climate Action Plan. A connected academically focused group will be formed in the new year.

More on climate action planning


No classes to be taught on campus during eclipse  

In the interest of safety and wellbeing, IUB will not hold classes on campus April 8, 2024, the date of Bloomington's first full solar eclipse since 1869. With an expected influx of 300,000 or more eclipse seekers to the city, IU Public Safety has been preparing since early 2022 to provide a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Please note this as you plan your spring term. More details will be shared in the new year.

Learn more about the eclipse


New dean named for School of Optometry 

Suresh Viswanathaninterim associate dean for optometric education at the SUNY College of Optometryreturns in June to IU, where his academic career commenced 24 years ago.

Learn about Suresh


Introducing a new series

Student intern Ellen Sanderson introduces a new series aiming to complicate and expand what we understand arts and humanities to be. 

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Interim leader named for Center for Rural Engagement 

Denny Spinner brings his local government and rural affairs expertise, having served as executive director of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and mayor of Huntingburg, Indiana.

Learn about Denny


Centering graduate education

A distinctly holistic approach, ensuring graduate students are empowered to develop as scholars, professionals, and individuals, animates the work of staff and faculty across campus

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