BLOOMINGTON — Sunday was a history making day for the Hoosiers. The IU and Purdue women’s basketball tams had a rematch. It was the first time Assembly Hall ever sold out for a women’s game. Mackenzie Holmes led the way with 20 points followed by Grace Berger with 14 – a senior day to remember. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University (IU) is marking a major milestone in its push to ensure its student body encompasses many different backgrounds and cultures. IU says it set a record for the number of domestic students of color enrolled this year across all campuses, almost 25,000 students. WRTV spoke with three IU Bloomington students — […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of college students across the state are heading back to campus as the fall semester nears. “We’re really trying to get back to normal here at Butler, safely,” Maxie Gardner, Butler University’s Director of Health Services, said. It will feel more like 2019 on Saturday when thousands of students return to Butler’s […]

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 […]