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Tuesday, November 11, 4:00-5:00pm
Presidents Hall (in Franklin Hall), IU Bloomington
Vice President David Zaret will speak about the IU presidential delegation’s September trip to Turkey and October trip to Saudi Arabia. There will be an opportunity for questions and informal conversation with members of the delegation. This event is cosponsored by the School of Global and International Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.
On October 30, Ayaan Ali Khan, master of the sarod, will perform at the opening of the IU India Gateway in Gurgaon, near New Delhi. Part of a famous family of musicians, Khan has participated in workshops on Indian traditional music at IU Bloomington. A delegation of senior officials from IU will attend the opening event on October 30.
Associate Professor S.P. Srinivas of the Indiana University School of Optometry, along with other Optometry Faculty (Sarita Soni, Joseph Bonanno, Carolyn Begley, and Pete Kollbaum) have received a 3-year award from the United States-India Educational Foundation. Through a series of projects aimed at enhancing professional education and subsequent clinical research, the collaborative team aims to help prevent blindness due to corneal diseases, such as Fuchs Dystrophy and Keratoconus.
IU Jacobs School of Music students went to Paris last summer to participate in a study abroad program in electronic music composition and to attend the ManiFeste electronic music festival. The program was sponsored jointly by the Council on International Educational Exchange and Indiana University. Compositions by these students were accepted for a juried festival in Greece, and the program has inspired a new IU undergraduate minor in electronic music.
This historical retrospective shows how a public university took study abroad from its beginnings to making the institution a leader in international education today.
Philanthropists, scholars and business people from around the world are gathering Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, in Indianapolis for a summit on the role of philanthropy in one of the world's most rapidly growing economies, China.
In response to the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Indiana University will present an educational forum Monday, Oct. 13, to raise awareness on campus and in the community and to highlight IU's connections in the region, especially in Liberia.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie concluded the first official visit by a standing IU president to Turkey since 1955, wrapping up a week of productive meetings with educational, business and government leaders, as well as with members of IUs two Turkish alumni chapters.