Watch the IU Grand Challenges Summit

BLOOMINGTON – IU’s Grand Challenge initiatives are committed to making life better for Hoosiers everywhere. On Tuesday, April 13, IU debuted the 2021 Grand Challenges Summit, hosted by Gerry Dick of “Inside Indiana Business.”

In the summit video, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and IU President Michael A. McRobbie sit down with IU alumna Sage Steele, reporter and anchor at ESPN, to talk about these crucial partnerships between IU researchers and stakeholders in state government, business, and the nonprofit community across the state.

The summit also features community leaders and collaborators from each of IU’s Grand Challenges:

The Grand Challenges Summit program and publication, which shows how IU is leveraging the combined resources of the university and its partners to address critical issues of importance in Indiana, are available at, along with additional highlights and work accomplished by IU’s Grand Challenge initiatives.