Members of the IU delegation embarked early this morning on a weekend trip to Chiang Rai, the northernmost province of Thailand. Their specific destination: Doi Tung, a mountain in the Thai highlands area known as the “Golden Triangle,” where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Burma converge. At an elevation of nearly 2,000 feet, Doi […] Read more »
Welcome to the IU Goes to Thailand blog. We hope you will visit the blog often for stories and insights into IU’s trip to Thailand and the university’s longstanding history of educational and cultural engagement and institution building in Southeast Asia.
On the Ground
A member of IU's communications team for more than a dozen years, Piurek currently serves as director of strategic communications at IU Bloomington. As a graduate of the IU School of Journalism, Piurek helps coordinate media coverage for the university and keeps Hoosiers informed about the teaching, research, and creative activities of IU faculty, students, and staff. Piurek is a Connecticut native who has been living in Bloomington for 15 years, with past experience in newspaper reporting, public relations, marketing, advertising, and copywriting.