Center on Congress

July 2, 2015

In Washington on Monday, Aug. 3rd, the Center on Congress at Indiana University is co-hosting a free Capitol Hill Issues Briefing to help journalists cover Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. Sept. 22-27, including the first-ever papal address to Congress, on Sept. 24.

The Pope’s itinerary is packed with events: the address to a joint session of Congress, a meeting with President Obama, a speech at...

July 1, 2015

At a ceremony last month in Orlando, CCIU Director Lee Hamilton, a former high school and college basketball star, was inducted into the 2015 Class of the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame. 

The induction ceremony was June 15 in Orlando, during the annual convention of the College Sports Information Directors of America, who selected the inductees.

Hamilton was a two-year...

June 10, 2015

The Center for the Study of History and Memory at IU has completed a life history interview project with Lee Hamilton, who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and for the past 16 years has directed the IU Center on Congress.

The six-part interview was conducted in the summer and fall of 2014 by Gloria Lopez, a graduate student in the Department of History. All the sessions were...

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