INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University and Purdue University are breaking up, the schools announced Friday. In what amounts to an amicable divorce, the state’s flagship universities say they will split Indiana University, Purdue University — Indianapolis into two separate universities that will share the same Downtown campus. Leaders of both schools say dissolving their 52-year Indianapolis […]
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana University social policy think-tank says a new state law that sets limits on The Bail Project will disproportionately impact minority groups and low-income people. “The cash bail system disproportionately impacts the lives of Black and Latinx individuals with lasting consequences,” IU’s Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy said in a new […]
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University basketball player Xavier Johnson and one other person were arrested in connection with a reckless driving incident early Sunday, police say. Johnson was seen speeding and fled an attempted traffic stop with a teammate and another person in the vehicle with him, according to Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain. Around 3:22 […]
BLOOMINGTON — It’s back to school time and some college students are preparing for the first day back on campus. On the beautiful lime-stone campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, students are gearing up to return to in-person learning. David Johnson the university’s Vice Provost of Enrollment Management said, “We are super excited to be […]
BLOOMINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci will be honored by the The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington in December with the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award. Fauci earned the award for his work in HIV/AIDS prevention and as a leading expert during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IU. “Recipients of the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership […]
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement remains in place after a federal judge upheld the school’s mandate early Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty issued a 101-page ruling denying a request for an injunction against the policy after eight IU students argued the vaccine mandate violates the Fourteenth Amendment, which includes the […]
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University is offering incentives to encourage students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated and upload their verification cards. The prizes include a credit for the value of full-time in-state tuition for one student. For faculty and staff members, the grand prize winner will get season tickets for two to the Indianapolis Colts […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Nineteen Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. Eric Holcomb to block Indiana University from requiring students, staff and faculty to get a COVID-19 vaccine before classes resume this fall. “We urge you to use your authority to prohibit state universities from mandating vaccines that do not have full FDA approval,” the House members said […]
INDIANAPOLIS — The recent mandate will impact all IU campuses, and those who do not wish to comply will need to look for a new place of higher education, or a new job. Many students have left campus for the summer, but some graduate students at IUPUI weighed in on the announcement. “It’s wonderful and […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has hired former star player and longtime NBA coach Mike Woodson as its new head coach. IU confirmed the reports in a tweet. Woodson has spent 22 of the last 23 seasons coaching in the NBA, including stints as the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks.
A fraternity house at Indiana University Bloomington will be closed through summer 2021 for violations of measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19.