Indiana University Bloomington

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Indiana University Bloomington
motto Lux et Veritas
founding 1820
Sponsorship public
place Bloomington
president Michael McRobbie
Students 43,710 (2017)
Employee 2,149 (2014)
Annual budget $ 2.229 billion (2017)
Networks Association of American Universities
The Showalter fountain

The Indiana University Bloomington (IUB), founded in 1820, is a state university in Bloomington in Indiana . In 2007, 38,990 students were enrolled.

The university is the most important location of the Indiana University System , which in addition to the main campus in Bloomington also has locations in Richmond , Kokomo , Gary , South Bend and New Albany . In Indianapolis and Fort Wayne there are joint locations with Purdue University .

The college is one of the best state universities in the USA and is home to the renowned faculties of the Kelley School of Business, Jacobs School of Music and the Maurer School of Law. It is a so-called Public Ivy and a member of the Association of American Universities , an association of leading research-intensive North American universities that has existed since 1900.

Student building


The university also has an abundance of sports teams, all bearing the Indiana Hoosiers name. The sports teams play in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are incorporated into the Big Ten Conference . Sports on offer include: basketball, volleyball, football, baseball, soccer, athletics, golf, tennis, swimming and diving , rowing and many more. The IU basketball teams in particular are traditionally quite successful. Numerous swimming & diving titles have also been achieved in the history of the university.



Nobel Prize Winner

  • Salvador Luria - molecular biologist, Nobel laureate Physiology / Medicine 1969
  • Hermann Joseph Muller - geneticist, zoologist, Nobel laureate Physiology / Medicine 1946
  • Elinor Ostrom - political scientist, Nobel Prize winner economics 2009

Other current and former professors / research assistants


Nobel Prize Winner

  • James D. Watson - discoverer of the structure of DNA, Nobel Prize in Medicine / Physiology 1962

Arts and humanities

Politics / government


Science and technology



Web links

Commons : Indiana University  - collection of pictures, videos, and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Indiana University Bloomington Welcomes Freshmen . Indiana University Bloomington. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  2. US and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY2016 to FY2017 . National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute. 2017.
  3. ^ Indiana University Athletics - Sports
  4. Stith Thompson short biography on the pages of Indiana University Bloomington  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as broken. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.@1@ 2Template: Dead Link /  

Coordinates: 39 ° 10 ′ 36.5 ″  N , 86 ° 31 ′ 10.9 ″  W.