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Seeing IU’s influence up close in Saudi Arabia

The following guest post was written by Rahaf Safi, who served as IU’s presidential intern in 2013-14 and accompanied IU First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie during activities in Saudi Arabia. Additional biographical information on Safi is included below. Like other official IU trips, we started with a briefing on the scheduled events, but this one […] Read more »

IU’s historic day in India

Fans of the popular sport of cricket here in India would call it a “six.” Hoosiers would call it a “homerun.” To anyone keeping score — including those here in Delhi, India, and folks back home in Indiana — Indiana University’s dedication Thursday evening of its new IU India Office, the first of the university’s […] Read more »

The Hoosier Kingdom

Most people would not likely describe desert-dominated Saudi Arabia as fertile—unless, that is, he or she is a proud Hoosier discussing how the Kingdom is awash in successful and highly driven Indiana University alumni living, working and making major contributions to the growth and development of this dynamic and strategically important country. A few fast […] Read more »