Talent Search Alumna/IU freshman publishes children’s book on the environment

After her internship with the city of South Bend, Colleen O'Rourke, former Talent Search alumna and current IU-Bloomington freshman simply wanted to make improvements within her community. However, in less than a year, Colleen, a freshman in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs has published a book entitled, A Home for a Raindrop to educate young students about the environment. Working alongside her team at the Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem initiative, she has made an impact on the environment and her hometown of South Bend. Colleen's book is currently being implemented into the science curriculum at a local elementary school. 
For more information on this story, visit Inside IU Bloomington. 
Congratulations, Colleen! 


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