“Indiana University was, for me, an experience never to be forgotten.” “I hope there will one day be another opportunity for me to go back to Bloomington.” “I will always be a Hoosier.” The final day of this historic IU presidential trip to Africa offered delegation members a chance to meet and talk with five […] Read more »
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On the Ground
A member of IU's communications team for more than a decade, Piurek currently serves as director of news and media at IU Bloomington. As a graduate of the IU School of Journalism, Piurek helps coordinate media coverage for the university and keeps Hoosiers informed about the teaching, research, and creative activities of IU faculty, students, and staff. Piurek is a Connecticut native who has been living in Bloomington for 15 years, with past experience in newspaper reporting, public relations, marketing, advertising, and copywriting. The 2013 Presidential trip will be his first visit to Africa.