Reflections on a remarkable and inspiring week

We came. We saw. WeChat-ted. It’s hard to believe we’ve arrived at the end of this week-long, whirlwind sojourn to South Korea and China, including stops in three of the world’s largest, most technologically advanced and most economically dynamic cities. (Just when I’d finally signed up for WeChat, the popular Chinese mobile messaging app that […] Read more »

Celebrating Elinor Ostrom and IU’s continuing engagement with China

Several years ago, and about a half dozen years before Elinor Ostrom became the first — and still only — woman to win the Nobel Prize for Economics, I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview the distinguished IU professor in her modest, unassuming office on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Before leaving […] Read more »

IU’s great global ambassadors in Korea

A mere 24 hours after arriving in Seoul, members of the Indiana University delegation were treated to one of those special, energy-filled events that — along with providing a much-needed jolt to the jet-lagged — spotlight the extraordinary strength of the university’s connections around the world. More than 300 IU international alumni made for a […] Read more »