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Indiana University South Bend Professor of Political Science Elizabeth Bennion has become the first person to twice receive the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement. The award goes to a tenured or contingent faculty member with more than five years of teaching experience who has demonstrated leadership in advancing the civic learning and engagement of undergraduates. Dr. Bennion was selected from…

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and friends of Indiana University and IU South Bend filled two sections of seats at Four Winds Field Monday night to kick-off IU’s Bicentennial year celebration and cheer on Chancellor Susan Elrod on her first official day as leader of the campus. Chancellor Elrod threw out the first pitch…

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In recognition of the upcoming kickoff of Indiana University's Bicentennial Year Celebration, special banners have been installed around the perimeter of campus. Two different banner designs showcase the Bicentennial Year which will highlight the history of IU.  The Indiana Seminary was founded by the Indiana General Assembly on January 20, 1820. The school became Indiana College in…

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On Sunday, June 2, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m. the Indiana University South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) will offer a children-centered experience that asks youth to imagine the Best Future Ever. The event is part of South Bend Venue, Parks and Arts Best Week Ever celebration. Best Future Ever invites children and their families to engage in activities that look toward the future. On a wall outside…

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Indiana University South Bend Professor of Psychology Kevin Ladd is one of four Indiana University faculty members who received an $800,000 grant to study opioid use disorder (OUD). The grant is part of IU’s Grand Challenges Initiative that is focusing on some of largest and most pressing problems in Indiana, including combating the addictions crisis. Dr. Ladd joins researchers from IUPUI…

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