IU History

20 IU Firsts

20 IU Firsts

Since 1820, Indiana University faculty, staff, students, and alumni have been making their mark on the world. Here we celebrate some of IU’s greatest…

A collage of photos featuring the 7 women highlighted in this post

7 Women Who Built IU

Throughout Indiana University’s 200 years, women have been groundbreaking researchers, influential administrators, renowned artists, and cornerstones of the campus community. But their names may…

A Trio of Alma Maters

Blashfield’s Alma Mater In January 1924, IU President William Lowe Bryan, BA 1884, MA 1886, LLD’37, wrote a letter to muralist Edwin Howland Blashfield…

A red, vintage “I Man” sweater lays on a table in the foreground while two female students talk in the background.

Cut from the Same Cloth

If the return of acid-wash jeans tells us anything, it’s that there’s no such thing as a truly worn-out style. Unfortunately, the same can’t…