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News for faculty and staff   |  Dec. 10, 2019

Decked out in gingerbread

Grad student Mary Figueroa estimates she'll spend over 50 hours creating an edible gingerbread house replica of IU's Wylie House museum.

See her detailed progress
Evergreen trees

Tree farms on the decline

Indiana Christmas tree shoppers are finding fewer options thanks to local tree farmers aging out of operations, environmental changes and the difficulty of growing popular short-needled varieties.
Daniel Pierce hauls a wooden post down the Beanblossom Bottoms boardwalk

Volunteer paid leave day

IU Libraries staff members spent eight hours of paid time off repairing a boardwalk at the Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve.

Straight or on the rocks

A capella group Straight No Chaser is working with Brown County's Hard Truth Distilling on a branded vodka, developed as part of an academic project at IU’s Kelley School of Business.
an exterior view of the indiana memorial union

IMU's origin story

This Bicentennial Minute starts in 1909, when IU student John Whittenberger founded the Indiana Union. He had no idea it would become one of the world's largest student union buildings.
An IU football player on the field

Around IU

Get details about IU playing in the Gator Bowl, Viola Davis' bicentennial lecture, successful beer and wine sales at Memorial Stadium and more.

Events and Lectures

IU Outdoor Adventures annual gear swap

Eigenmann Hall 020  |  Dec. 14, 2019
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Celebrating 200 years
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