National Epilepsy Awareness Month is normally celebrated with walks, programs and purple ribbons during the month of November. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many events became virtual or did not happen at all.
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Senior nursing student Jada Boyer contracted COVID-19 after being exposed to a patient with the virus while working at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Boyer works as a patient care assistant and was exposed while triaging a patient.
Both senior executive editor Rich Jackson and sports editor Patrick Beane at the Herald-Times newspaper were laid off from their jobs Friday.
Former students, coworkers and IU faculty celebrated IU professor Marty Siegel's retirement with a surprise parade of decorated cars, congratulations and music Friday, the day after his final online class.
Indiana is adding two new benefits to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps to make it easier for eligible recipients to cover meal costs.
IU Health Hospitals plan to reopen for elective surgeries on May 4. Until then, the hospitals will be implementing steps, such as mask requirements, to ensure the patients with COVID-19 and the surgical patients are not cross contaminated, according to an Indiana Public Media.
Provost Lauren Robel thanked various groups and members of the IU community for their efforts in handling its response to the coronavirus in her State of the Campus speech Tuesday.
Some IU instructors were warned in an email last week that students may be dropping into Zoom calls to participate in online class completely naked, IU spokesperson Chuck Carney said.
Residential Programs and Services is pushing back move-out appointments for students who still have belongings in RPS properties due to the extension of the statewide stay-at-home order until May 1.
An IU School of Education professor worked with a U.S. State Department’s program in fall 2019 so his students could to develop curriculums for collaborative workshops by working with the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo.
IU chemistry professor Dennis Peters died Monday from complications of COVID-19, according to the chemistry graduate program’s Facebook page.
Bloomington students from Batchelor Middle School won prizes for C-SPAN’s national 2020 StudentCam Competition.
Economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will be especially hard on small businesses and the hospitality industry, IU experts said.
Despite classes going online and events being canceled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, IU Landscaping Services staff is continuing to plant flowers and maintain the grounds this spring.
IU Dining said in an email Wednesday that it plans to partly compensate students in response to campus shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 1,000 people tuned in Friday to a Facebook Live Q&A event with Bloomington campus leaders who discussed employment concerns in light of remote operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Fall semester New Student Orientations will be online this summer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of First Year Experience Programs announced in an email to incoming freshmen Tuesday.
All university and on-campus events are canceled until July 31, IU spokesperson Chuck Carney said. The decision was made as a preemptive move because of the large amount of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order Tuesday postponing this year’s election of a new IU Board of Trustees member due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The election will not take place until June 2021.
Local health officials met in a videoconference Friday to answer questions and provide updates on their response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.