Beginning this weekend, a delegation from Indiana University, led by IU President Michael A. McRobbie and including yours truly, will embark on a two-week trip to sub-Saharan Africa, including stops in South Africa, Kenya and Ghana. I’m honored and excited to be part of the trip — the first by a sitting IU president to Africa in […] 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.