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A federal judge’s decision to uphold Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement could have a chilling effect on other lawsuits attempting to strike down similar mandates. 

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A federal judge in South Bend upheld Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement for the upcoming school year.  

Eight students sued the university seeking to temporarily stop the mandate. However, a judge said Monday the United States Supreme Court upheld states authority to compel reasonable vaccinations twice before.

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Indiana University is developing free virtual K-12 courses for teachers and students to use across the state as part of a grant-funded effort by education experts to build up the quality and understanding of virtual education.

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As this summer heats up, Indiana University is partnering with two cities to find out what parts of those communities get the hottest and who is most vulnerable to extreme heat.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb said he does not support public schools requiring a COVID-19 vaccination.

Pressure is building on Indiana University to repeal its requirement that students, faculty and staff receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

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Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita thinks an Indiana University policy that asks for proof of COVID-19 vaccination violates a new state law.

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Nineteen Indiana House lawmakers – led by Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) – want the governor to stop Indiana University from mandating students, faculty and staff receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Both private and public universities in Indiana have announced they will be requiring students, faculty, and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus in the fall.

 

  

Indiana University's Next President Is Pamela Whitten

Apr 16, 2021
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Pamela Whitten will be the next president of the IU system.  

The Board of Trustees approved her hire at a special meeting this morning.

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A new study from Indiana University found that jail populations fell by about 32 percent across the state during the height of the pandemic - slightly above the national average. 

  

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A study at Indiana University aims to shed light on so-called COVID-19 immunity, after a person has been infected or after being vaccinated. Studies like this one could also help shape what the COVID-19 vaccine response looks like. 

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Purdue University and Indiana University cancelled this Saturday’s Old Oaken Bucket football game in Bloomington, citing an increase in COVID-19 numbers at both schools.

In a statement, Purdue Athletic Director Mike Bobinski and IU Athletic Director Scott Dolson said they were prioritizing the safety of student-athletes, coaches, and staff.

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Firefighting foams with the toxic chemicals PFAS have contaminated water at military bases around the country. But less is known about how they find their way into rural water supplies — like private wells. Two Indiana universities have received grants to study that question.

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Indiana's two largest public universities are throwing their support behind a lawsuit challenging a new federal student visa policy from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

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