IU History

Real democracy means that society at its best comes to the children of all the people and sets lessons for them, makes paths for them to all the occupations which history has proved good. This is the ideal of Indiana University.

President William Lowe Bryan, 1902

Moments in IU History

The Science of Swimming: Doc Counsilman

Doc Counsilman transformed the IU men’s swimming program and changed the face of swimming forever. Trace the development of the program.

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Will Counts: Photojournalist, Professor, Life-Changer

If you went through middle and high school in America from roughly the 1970s until now, chances are that you’ve seen a photo by Will Counts in your history textbook.

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