|IU Bloomington currently has 50 of its alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers, a figure that places the campus in a tie for 10th among universities nationwide. Wisconsin and Michigan placed first and second overall.
Ars Femina has turned “sweet 16.” The ensemble-in-residence at IU Southeast specializes in original instrument performances of music by 17th- and 18th-century women composers.
The first book ever published by the IU Press (in 1951) was Travels in America, 1816-1817, by Edouard de Montuléé, and translated by Edward Seeber, an IU professor of French. Montuléé compared the wakes of ships to “threads of communication between the different peoples of the globe.”