School of Global & International Studies

Learning The Art of Small Talk

COVID-19 Masks at Indiana University Bloomington

No one particularly likes making small talk.  It can be perceived as dull or intrusive or disingenuous. The important thing to remember about small talk is that the only way to get to the deeper, more interesting conversation, is to …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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Coming Soon: Season 4 of All Careers Considered


Welcome back! Stay tuned for a new episode of All Careers Considered which will be airing Friday, January 22. 


By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Senior Jacob deCastro uses Journalism Skills on Capitol Hill


Senior Jacob deCastro is from Indianapolis and is majoring in journalism with a concentration in public relations. Not only that, but he is also pursuing certificates in Liberal Arts and Management (LAMP) as well as Political and Civil Engagement. DeCastro …

By Geoffrey Heck
Geoffrey Heck Peer Coach Geoffrey Heck
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Now Hiring: Work with Families and Children in Indiana


Ireland Home Based Services is a business that provides multiple services with the aim to improve the lives of families in Indiana. Some of these services include:

Partnering with the Indiana Department of Child Services for case management
Working with …

By Hillary Nienhouse
Hillary Nienhouse Assistant Director, Employer Relations Hillary Nienhouse
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Practicing Gratitude and Appreciating Your Network


As the semester ends, my thoughts always turn to reflection.  How do I make sense of the semester that is past and prepare for the semester to come? My career in higher education has always revolved around semesters, but perhaps …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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