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School of Global and International Studies

Indian music maestro to be first School of Global and International Studies Artist in Residence

Amjad Ali Khan

World-renowned Indian classical music maestro Amjad Ali Khan will visit Indiana University Bloomington as a guest of the Madhusudan and Kiran C. Dhar India Studies Program and as the first School of Global and International Studies Artist in Residence. Full Story >>

Panel of Indiana University experts to discuss Edward Snowden, NSA monitoring

Top Secret

Experts on foreign affairs, cybersecurity, military intelligence, diplomatic history and related topics will gather this week at Indiana University Bloomington to discuss the classified documents released by Edward Snowden and their implications for national security. "Can You Hear Me Now? A Panel Discussion on Edward Snowden and the NSA Surveillance Program" will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in room 123 of the IU Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave. Full Story >>

20th Lotus World Music and Art Festival to begin with concert at IU Bloomington on Sept. 26

Nomadic Massive

For 20 years, Indiana University Bloomington has been an active supporter of the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. This year, IU will help kick off the five-day event with a concert Sept. 26. IU and the new School of Global and International Studies are teaming up with Lotus to present a free world music party featuring Chicago-based Funkadesi, Montreal's Nomadic Massive and Bloomington's own Pan-Basso. Full Story >>

IU President McRobbie to lead university delegation to Africa

Michael McRobbie

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie will leave Saturday for a two-week trip to Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, the first trip to Africa by a sitting IU president in more than two decades. McRobbie will also be the first IU president to tour the groundbreaking AMPATH program in Kenya, a partnership between IU and Moi University in Kenya and one of the world's largest and most comprehensive programs to combat HIV/AIDS. Full Story >>

IU faculty member Richard Lugar 'deeply honored' to be receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom

Richard Lugar

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, a distinguished scholar and professor of practice at the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies, is one of 16 Americans who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for 2013. Full Story >>

IU renews agreement with Peking University in Beijing

Peking University Visit

While in Beijing, IU President Michael A. McRobbie signed a renewed agreement of friendship and cooperation between IU and Peking University, the first established modern national university of China, and a new agreement that will generate graduate student and staff exchanges between IU and PKU. He also hosted a special presidential reception for incoming IU students from China, their families and alumni. Full Story >>