Welcome from Provost Lauren Robel

IU Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel welcomes visitors to campus.

Hometown Hoagy

A brief history of how Howard Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael grew as a musician and a composer during his time at IU.

Campus Pride

IU is one of the nation’s top 25 GLBT-friendliest college.

Growing as a campus

Hilltop Garden and Nature Center promotes local food production by encouraging students and volunteers to grow their own crops.

Seeing is believing

IU Cinema, founded in 2011, has worked with the film industry, University departments and schools to create an “art house” moviegoing experience.

traditions and spirit

The biggest little race


When the Hundred go marching in

Since 1856, IU's Marching Hundred have been an integral part of school spirit and athletics.

Behind the Wat Shot

The Wat Shot was voted ESPN’s Play of the Year at the ESPYs in July 2012, further immortalizing the moment Hoosier fans felt like their program was back following the Kelvin Sampson debacle of 2008 and three straight seasons of futility.


Bookstore mural honors IU legends

The outside wall of T.I.S. College Bookstore is now a 30-foot-high and 100-foot-wide canvas.

A cultural education

IU’s African American Arts Institute strives to offer students an opportunity to earn school credit while participating in performance groups.

Stars align

IU's men's soccer team closes the season with its 8th national championship, Division I Coach of the Year honors and major league draft picks.


How students get cultured

Get to know our cultural and international centers and what they’re doing to unite students of all origins and faiths.


Legacy of Herman B Wells

Wells served as the 11th president of IU from 1938 to 1962 and as University chancellor from 1962 until he passed away in 2000.

Celebrating the Ostroms

Late professor of political science and Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom and her husband Vincent, a distinguished IU scholar, left many contributions behind in their passing.

Flowers for Hoagy

Passersby leave flowers at Hoagy's statue to celebrate his history on our campus.


Here are some of IU's mascot attempts and failures.

Taboo topics

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction at IU asks questions and encourages discussion of sexual health and exploration.

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