2019 Bicentennial News

In the 1880s, half a century before most American universities started offering study abroad experiences, Indiana University students participating in "summer tramps" could catch a steamer from New York to Germany, tour Berlin, Dresden and Weimar, stop in Nuremberg and Munich on the way to Switzerland, travel by rail to Milan and Genoa, take another steamer to Marseilles, hop on a train to Paris and wrap up the summer with a week in England -- all for $300.

With the anniversary of Indiana University's Bicentennial just around the corner, it makes sense to talk with someone who has expertise on the subject of the history of IU. 

A Big Red Bus made a stop in Evansville Sunday, marking the 200th anniversary of Indiana University and highlighting the school's contributions across its home state.

A part of the celebration was the opening of a brand new exhibit at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science

IU East hosted a ceremony Nov. 5 to dedicate an IU Bicentennial historical marker in John and Patricia Ryan's Rose Walkway in front of Whitewater Hall, IU East's first building on campus.

IU President Michael A. McRobbie shakes hands with Dr. Robert Einterz

Dr. Robert Einterz, executive director of the AMPATH consortium and director of the Indiana University Center for Global Health, and Jeffrey Palmer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, were recently presented with the highest honor an IU president can bestow.

The Indiana Society of Chicago is set to honor what it calls some of the most consequential Hoosiers in Indiana history. 

Beth South with IUE showcase items

The 200 Festival Collections Showcase aimed to show how IU students, staff and faculty are using technology to enhance preservation, conservation, and use of collections and to develop new collections for public engagement.