2018 Fall/Winter

2018 Bender Scholar-in-Residence

The campus and community got the opportunity to hear Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate Rita Dove during her visit as the 2018 Bender Scholar-in-Residence. Dove spent two days at IU South Bend with public appearances at the Civil Rights Heritage Center and the Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J.Joshi Performance Hall. Students, faculty, staff, and community residents got to mingle with one of the most important literary voices of our time as she took time to meet people, answer questions, and discuss her life’s work.

Pulitzer Prize Winner
Poet Laureate Rita Dove

The Theory of Everything

The next great discovery in the world of physics just might happen in the basement of Northside Hall. Ilan Levine has been a professor of physics at IU South Bend since 2004. He is leading a group of students on a project to learn more about dark matter which makes up 85 percent of the mass of the universe but cannot be seen...

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A Webmaster and a Trailblazer

Minority women are rare in the field of information technology and web development. According to a recent study by the national Center for Women and Information Technology, in 2017, 26 percent of the computing workforce were women, less than 10 percent were women of color, and 3 percent were African American women. Blakely is a trailblazer.

Meet Dorlita

For All: The Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign

The Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign launched in January of 2012 and is scheduled to conclude at the end of June, 2020. As you read this article, Indiana University South Bend will have been in campaign for 6 years and it is a perfect time to report our progress to date.

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Turning Tragedy Into Action

As a student, music was my passion which led me to become a touring professional, composer, teacher, and business person. However, what led me to my desire to create music was born out of tragedy. In 1972, my older brother was the victim of a gun homicide.

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The Man Who Transformed Titan Athletics

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Steve Bruce

Women’s Soccer Team to Play Next Fall

Bob Barnes
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A Legacy of Sustainability

The Sustainability Studies program at IU South Bend attracts students, faculty members, and others who want to help save the world. One of those people was Professor of Sustainability Studies Edwin Joseph, who passed away from cancer this summer at the age of 60. Joseph came to IU South Bend in 2014 with his wife Jann who is now serving as interim chancellor. In his short time on campus he made an impact on the Sustainability Studies program, his students, and colleagues.

In memoriam

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