This week, we meet Roger Kalia, a doctoral student in orchestral conducting at the Jacobs School of Music.
At semester's end, BFA metalsmith Katie Hayden displays a seriously playful portfolio and dares to contemplate the path ahead.
Katie Hayden leads a tour past anvils, torches, and a centrifuge to reveal just how grueling it is to earn a BFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design at IU.
“It's like I'm in school mode all the time. I'm always feeling like I should be working or doing something,” says freshman bassoon student Meridith Wright.
"You're taking something from your head that is you, you're putting it on paper and you're creating this world. People read that, and they know who you are."
Getting her parents' blessing to pursue a studio art major wasn’t an issue for Katie Hayden. “My mother is a jeweler, so she was encouraging about it."