The judge held a hearing on the case last week and wrote in his ruling dated Sunday that evidence so far shows that IU has pursued a reasonable policy in the “legitimate interest of public health for its students, faculty and staff.”
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The suit contends that IU’s policy violates the Fourteenth Amendment, which includes the rights of personal autonomy and bodily integrity and the right to reject medical treatment.
The award program announced Thursday comes after the university stepped back this week from a plan to require shot documentation ahead of the fall semester amid protests from many state officials.
IU announced Tuesday that students and employees would be able to attest to their vaccination without having to provide documentation of having received the shots, as was required under the previous policy announced May 21.
Republican lawmakers asked the governor to issue an executive order prohibiting any state university from mandating vaccines that don’t have full U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.
Purdue’s “Old Golden Ticket” drawing makes students who submit proof of a COVID-19 vaccination by July 15 eligible for one of 10 prizes paying $9,992. That is the equivalent of a year’s undergraduate tuition.
Nearly all Republican members of the Indiana Senate on Thursday joined the criticism of IU’s policy in a letter to university President Michael McRobbie.
IU said students, faculty and staff will need to be vaccinated “in order to interact with the IU community in any way,” including “being on campus, taking or teaching courses, being employed and/or participating in activities.”
Speakers at the IBJ Life Sciences Power Panel on Friday said their organizations have largely weathered the lockdown—raising records funds, taking on huge expansions, hiring new employees and reporting higher productivity.
Podchaser, which was co-founded by Indiana University alum Cole Raven, recently closed a $4 million funding round with participation from Bloomington-based IU Angel Network and Indianapolis-based High Alpha.
“The more people we see—women, people of color, people of diverse backgrounds in positions of authority—I think the more it advances society for all of us,” said Dr. Don Brown, an IU alumnus and major donor.
In her current post as president at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Pam Whitten appointed a task force to address racial challenges and opportunities on campus and created the Radow Institute for Social Equity to find solutions for dealing with social justice and inequity issues.
Board members said Whitten’s success in fundraising, enrollment growth and improving diversity among students and faculty were key to their decision to choose her after a national search.
The center, which is home to one of the medical school’s largest programs, will move from its current location at Senate Avenue and 15th Street to the IUPUI campus.
New Indiana University Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Woodson on Monday added Dane Fife as associate coach. Fife played on former IU Coach Bob Knight’s final team and helped lead IU to the 2002 national championship game.
Fife spent the last 10 seasons working on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, the final three as associate head coach.
Indiana teams were noticeably absent from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year—only Purdue even made the field of 68 teams. But there are still some Indiana-related reasons to watch the Final Four. Here are five of them.
He’s not just an IU guy; he’s a state of Indiana guy, an Indianapolis native and a Broad Ripple High School graduate who never lost contact with his homeland.
The 1975-76 IU Hoosiers refused to let anything—injuries, pressure, a brutal schedule or distractions— derail them from going undefeated. Forty-five years later, Gonzaga (30-0) needs two more wins to duplicate the accomplishment.