Our Impact

Indiana University’s global impact

Through a sustained commitment to the international dimension of research, teaching, and service, IU seeks to make meaningful contributions to individuals and to society.

These stories about our impact illustrate some of the ways in which IU faculty, students, alumni, and friends work to effect positive change. Make sure to return to this page from time to time to read about more of our international activities.

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Books and Beyond (and beyond)

Find out how IU faculty and students have built programs and connections throughout Rwanda.

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Assessing the health risk of chemicals 

Learn how assessing the toxicity of chemicals in rice could inform new government regulations in China.

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Studying IT in India

Read about IU Kelley School of Business students’ trip to New Delhi, where they learned the ins and outs of global information technology sourcing.

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Maximizing the impact of philanthropy

Read about the international release in Germany of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index.

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Partners in performance

Discover a collaboration between IU Jacobs Schools of Music’s New Music Ensemble and musicians from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

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IU's longest standing partner

Explore seven decades of global engagement and relationship building.

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Find out what else IU does around the world—and at home

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