On January 26, 2016, Indiana University Bloomington celebrated the groundbreaking of the Paul H. O'Neill Graduate Center at SPEA.
The official ceremony was held at the IU Auditorium, and included President Michael A. McRobbie, Provost Lauren Robel, and Dean John D. Graham as notable speakers. Music was provided by the IU Jacobs School of Music Jazz ensemble featuring Monika G.M. Herzig, senior lecturer at SPEA, on the keyboard.
Others speakers at the ceremony included SPEA graduate students Daniel Esposito and Yasmine El-Gohary. Graham represented a large contingent of faculty, staff, and students who walked from SPEA to the ceremony at IU Auditorium in an informal procession the school dubbed "Forward Together."Read the news release Watch the ceremony Follow us moving "Forward Together" Read the IDS story