IU'S 200 YEAR HISTORY - Transcript
>> 200 Years. Indiana University Bicentennial.
>> Red curtains part to reveal a movie reel. Circulated by Indiana University Audio Visual Center.
[ Music ]
>> A fast moving display of photos with years flashing onto the screen. From 1820 to 2020.
>> 200 Years. Throughout the video, each year is accompanied by black and white photos from the past as well as color photos and video footage from the present.
>> 1820. A new State Seminary of learning is established in the town of Bloomington.
>> 1825. Classes begin with an enrollment of 10 men and 1 faculty member.
>> 1838. The State Seminary, briefly named Indiana College, becomes Indiana University.
>> 1854. Alumni begin organizing to support the university.
>> 1867. IU becomes one of the first state universities to admit women.
>> 1867. The first intercollegiate baseball game is played.
>> 1867. The first student-run newspaper is printed.
>> 1879. IU's first study abroad trip takes students to Europe.
>> 1891. IU offers its first classes in Indianapolis.
>> 1895. Marcellus Neal becomes the first African American graduate from IU.
>> 1903. The School of Medicine is established.
>> 1909. Student organizations start shaping life beyond the classroom.
>> 1932. Ivan Fuqua becomes the first IU athlete to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
>> 1956. Three IU researchers develop the formula that becomes Crest toothpaste.
>> 1969. IU offers degree-granting programs at regional campuses across the state.
>> 1974. IU oncologist Lawrence H. Einhorn discovers the cure for testicular cancer.
>> 1985. A digital network linking all IU campuses is established.
>> 2009. Elinor Ostrom becomes the first woman to receive the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences.
>> A countdown of the years again. Then, footage of the Indiana University campus.
>> A burst of red. All for you. then, now, and always. 200 years.