Prather became acting president in January 2020, shortly after the board of trustees terminated the employment of the college’s previous president, Thomas Minar. In March, the board announced that Prather will continue to lead the institution until at least July 2024.
The Heirloom at NK Hurst, a new event center south of downtown, hosted its first event Sept. 4.
Dr. Kristina Box was thrust into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic as the state’s health commissioner.
The dashboards have been used throughout the pandemic to provide important data not only to health and government leaders but also to everyday Hoosiers.
At the request of Gov. Eric Holcomb, a team of researchers and practitioners at the school designed and executed several waves of sample COVID testing of Indiana’s population.
From March to December last year, IEMS crews responded to nearly 20,000 calls about potential COVID-19 cases and were ultimately in contact and caring for more than 2,300 positive patients in Marion County.
The team was charged with training nurses to be deployed anywhere they were needed during the pandemic, including areas where COVID surges and nursing shortages were expected.
Lilly’s BLAZE-1 study examined antibody therapy engineered from one of the first individuals in the United States to recover from COVID and was specifically designed to attack the virus that causes it, SARS-CoV-2.
Dave Skeels, a 59-year-old retired engineering consultant from Indianapolis, spent six weeks this year volunteering in a vaccine clinic in Evansville, more than 200 miles from home.
Indiana Office of Technology chief information officer Major organization achievements during tenure The Indiana Office of Technology, founded in 2005, serves as state government’s central technology services provider for about 100 state entities. Gov. Eric Holcomb named Tracy Barnes the office’s chief information officer in March 2020, just as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were taking effect. […]