Tag: covid-19 vaccine

IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, visits IU South Bend

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief A whirlwind trip to regional campuses has led IU President-Elect, Pamela Whitten, to visit IU South Bend on April 26. During her travels, Whitten has been given a Hoosier welcome throughout the IU campuses. “I absolutely have been overwhelmed by the campus itself. It’s beautiful. The range of academic programs that

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A shot at normalcy: IU South Bend partners with HealthLinc to provide COVID-19 vaccine

By: Cassidy Martenson  Staff Writer  On Thursday, IU South Bend partnered with HealthLinc to vaccinate students, staff and the broader community at the Student Activities Center. People were able to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine and will be invited to return for the second dose on May 20.  Upon arrival, patients could

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COVID-19 College Crisis: How the School of Education has been impacted by the pandemic

By: Emily Trent  Staff-Writer COVID-19 has changed the way many learn but has also changed the way educators are teaching. The School of Education has had many changes occur since the start of the pandemic but not all have been negative. With virtual learning, comes flexibility and faculty and staff within the School of Education

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Register for your COVID-19 vaccine

By: Connie Klimek Staff-Writer  On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Governor Eric Holcomb announced that eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines will open to all Hoosiers ages 16 and older beginning on March 31. Vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available. The Pfizer vaccine is not available for administration to children under 16. The Moderna

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IU makes final decision on 2021 commencement

By: Hope Fowler Staff-Writer Indiana University came to a decision regarding commencement at the end of this spring semester for 2021 graduates on Feb. 22.  IU South Bend will be holding both an in-person and virtual commencement on May 12. Due to safety concerns, all graduates will be able to attend an outdoor ceremony. All

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Fall 2021 semester returning to a new normal

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief  kmluce@iu.edu The fall semester of 2021 won’t look like the fall semester of 2020. IU President, Michael A. McRobbie, announced that all IU campuses will go back to in-person learning in the fall 2021 semester on Feb. 24. However, much still has to be done until students, faculty and staff can

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School of Nursing taught retired medical workers COVID-19 vaccines

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu It all started after a retired nurse wanted to do her part with the vaccination clinics occurring locally. The School of Nursing offered a COVID-19 vaccine training course for retired medical workers on Jan. 13. About a dozen retired workers attended, with many more still interested in taking part in

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