The Office of the Vice President for International Affairs provides leadership and advocacy for international programs and activities on all eight campuses and coordinates the resources necessary to sustain their growth.
On a busy schedule designed by IU's Office of International Development, 25 Mandela Washington Fellows have met with a variety of university and community leaders in Bloomington as part of the U.S. Department of State's Young African Leaders Initiative. The IU Viewpoints blog, IU Inc., reports on their activities.
Indiana University and Freie Universität Berlin announce a new grant opportunity for collaborative research. $33,000 will be available for each of the next two years to support joint projects involving senior and junior researchers from both institutions.
Patrick O'Meara, IU's first vice president for international afffairs, now senior advisor to the president, presented the history of international programs at IU. See his presentation online.
An unusual three-week institute focused on arts and culture in the cities of Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, New Orleans and Port-au-Prince will be hosted this summer by the Institute for Advanced Study on the IU Bloomington campus.
IU President McRobbie and a delegation of IU representatives wrapped up a trip to Europe that included the renewal of longstanding relationships with Italian and Polish universities and planning for future partnerships.
A cooperative agreement between Indiana University and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, will result in an unprecedented initiative to digitize in 3-D the museum's entire collection of 1,250 pieces of irreplaceable Greek and Roman sculpture.