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Ivy Tech Helps Local Workers Achieve Degrees—Debt Free!

When Roy McRoberts, 60, graduated from high school, he went into the military instead of going to college. After serving his country, he was busy providing for his family. Although he says he always wanted to attend college, he didn’t think it was a possibility until now.

What Did You Do Last Summer? IU Athletes Taught Kids in Vietnam

With so much time devoted to training and playing their sport, student-athletes are seldom able to participate in typical college programs—things like service or the chance to study abroad. In an effort to change that, the national Coach for College program provides student-athletes the opportunity to visit underserved areas of rural Vietnam and give academic, athletic, and life-skills support to the region’s middle-school children.

Gather Moves to New Space in Storefront on the Square

When Athena, a long-time Bloomington establishment located on the downtown Square, closed in the spring, Talia Halliday was disappointed. But as the owner of Gather, a shop featuring the handmade work of more than 250 local and regional artists, Halliday also saw an opportunity.

Switchyard’s Plan for New Brewery: Beer, Food & Free Co-Work Space

When Kurtis Cummings and Jeff Hall thought about opening a brewery, they wanted their venture to mirror their passions and values, and they wanted to add something to the community. From those musings, and many test batches of beer, Switchyard Brewing Company was born.

Using Group Music Therapy to Improve Mental Health

In Gloria Stearns-Bruner’s softly lit, cozy music therapy room, young clients come in, pick out a lap dulcimer or rain stick or any of the other hand-held string and percussion instruments. They stand, sinking their feet into the plush rug, or sit down to relax—and make music. 

Daniel Larsen: Smart Kid

At the end of May, when many of his peers were kicking back and putting seventh grade behind them, Daniel Larsen was traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Indiana Impresses, but Ohio State Pulls Away Late for Win

Indiana University head football coach Tom Allen entered his first full season at the helm Thursday night, August 31, against second-ranked Ohio State University. Under the glare of the national spotlight, the Hoosiers didn’t blink.

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Ivy Tech Helps Local Workers Achieve Degrees—Debt Free!

When Roy McRoberts, 60, graduated from high school, he went into the military instead of going to college. After serving his country, he was busy providing for his family. Although he says he always wanted to attend college, he didn’t think it was a possibility until now.

What Did You Do Last Summer? IU Athletes Taught Kids in Vietnam

With so much time devoted to training and playing their sport, student-athletes are seldom able to participate in typical college programs—things like service or the chance to study abroad. In an effort to change that, the national Coach for College program provides student-athletes the opportunity to visit underserved areas of rural Vietnam and give academic, athletic, and life-skills support to the region’s middle-school children.

COVER STORY: A New Era Begins

Only three times before—in 1905, 1916, and 1923—has Indiana 
University started an academic year with new head coaches in 
both football and men’s basketball. 
Expectations are high.

Support Group Hopes to Make Indiana a ‘Lyme Literate State’

Susan Coleman’s mysterious health symptoms—headaches, fatigue, joint pain, fever, stiff neck, insomnia—began more than two decades ago. They would come and go, but she knew something was wrong. The difficulty was getting the right diagnosis. 

Photographer Pays Tribute to Veterans by Volunteering with Indy Honor Flight

The message Mark Kidd received in 2014 was clear: “You can’t not do this.” The message was from the head of Indy Honor Flight, and Kidd was being encouraged—“Basically told,” he says— to accompany aging veterans to Washington, D.C., and photograph their visits to the war memorials there.

Daniel Larsen: Smart Kid

At the end of May, when many of his peers were kicking back and putting seventh grade behind them, Daniel Larsen was traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Indiana Impresses, but Ohio State Pulls Away Late for Win

Indiana University head football coach Tom Allen entered his first full season at the helm Thursday night, August 31, against second-ranked Ohio State University. Under the glare of the national spotlight, the Hoosiers didn’t blink.

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