Sept. 29

Engage IUB: September 29 Edition

Here for All Hoosiers

A new working group is seeking input on how best to honor members of our community who have passed away.

Read the Provost's Column

Guiding light

Distinguished Professor Ann Elsner will accept a prestigious award from the American Academy of Optometry at a ceremony in California in late October. As a fourth-generation alumna, Ann’s family history at IU runs as deep as her love for the campus (particularly IU Auditorium and the IMU).

Learn more about Ann

Comms Director

As a teen, Audrie took part in the Media School’s High School Journalism Institute. Now she’s director of communications and marketing at the school and a champion of student work, which is displayed on the Media School’s Student Work Gallery page. 

Get to know Audrie

An engaging scholar

Sergio Ospina Romero, assistant professor of musicology at the Jacobs School, is a musician, anthropologist, and a historian studying early sound production methods. He has joined the 2022 IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Fellowship cohort to work closely with scholars from different backgrounds to promote interdisciplinary research.

Learn about Sergio's research

Bee bacteria = beneficial

The USDA says one of every three bites of food in the U.S. depends upon honeybees and other pollinators—but, since 2006, about 30 percent of beehives have collapsed. IU undergrad Jillian Lewis is studying our campus hives to learn how bee bacteria can positively impact hives.