A day after arriving at Doi Tung in Chiang Rai, IU delegation members more fully immersed themselves in the dramatic, four-decades-long transformation in public health and well-being that has taken place here in the forest hills of Thailand. On Sunday, fresh off an inspiring and energizing trip to the Doi Tung Development Project, they traveled […] Read more »
Welcome to the IU Goes to Thailand blog. We hope you will visit the blog often for stories and insights into IU’s trip to Thailand and the university’s longstanding history of educational and cultural engagement and institution building in Southeast Asia.
On the Ground
A member of IU's communications team for more than a dozen years, Piurek currently serves as director of strategic communications 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.