Indiana University is made up of eight campuses statewide. Most offer several graduate degrees and all together support around 17,000 graduate students. Our flagship campus is in picturesque Bloomington, Indiana. Our medical school and many other graduate degrees are housed at our city campus, Indiana University - Purdue University in Indianapolis.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

IU Graduate Student Recieves The City's Commission on the Status of Black Males 2011 Outstanding Black Male Leader of Tomorrow Award

Former Emissary for Graduate Student Diversity and Indiana University graduate student in microbiology Adrian Land received the city’s Commission on the Status of Black Males 2011 Outstanding Black Males Leader of Tomorrow Award. Land said he simply wants to be a person who does his part to build bridges and open doors for other people, as so many have done for him.

As a member of the commission, Land has served as a co-facilitator of workshops for the IU Men and Women of Color Conference.
He is a member of the Midwest Crossroads Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, an emissary for graduate student diversity through the IU Graduate School, an ambassador for the Office of Diversity Education, and was a participant in the 2009 Compact for Faculty Diversity.

Land also serves as a house parent for Stepping Stones and is a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

NSF Emerging Researchers Conference, Washington D.C.

The Indiana University Graduate School and Midwest Crossroads Alliance were represented at the Emerging Researchers Conference by Lesa Huber, Applied Health Science, HPER, Constance Brown, Atmospheric Science/Geography, Garfield Warren, Physics, and Assistant Dean Yolanda TreviƱo, University Graduate School  in Washington, D.C. February 24th-27th. The Emerging Researchers Conference was hosted by the National Science Foundation. This was a great opportunity to recruite students in the STEM disicplines and network with other professionals.