If you choose to get your flu vaccine somewhere other than an IU flu clinic or campus health center, you will need to fill out the Flu Vaccine Reporting Form to let IU know you have received a vaccination. If you’re requesting an exemption, use the exemption request form.
More ‘Ask Aaron’ webinars planned for November
Dr. Aaron Carroll, one of the leaders of IU’s COVID-19 Medical Response Team, will hold two more “Ask Aaron” webinars this month, on Nov. 11 and Nov. 18. They provide an opportunity for students, staff and faculty to pose their questions about the pandemic to Carroll.
The live Q&A sessions address topics such as how to safely connect with others, self-care and keeping IU healthy during the flu season. Recordings are posted on broadcast.iu.edu.
Opportunity to advance leadership skills
The Institute for Supervisory Excellence is a leadership program designed to further supervisors’ excellence in navigating everyday responsibilities and in leading others. Applications for the yearlong cohort are accepted until Nov. 13, and a FAQ page provides additional information. There is no cost to selected individuals or their department.
This program starts Jan. 13 and will meet once a month. The classes are typically three hours long and run through the year. Attendance at all sessions is required.
Through the program, participants will build upon existing skills and gain new tools and approaches. The Institute for Supervisory Excellence is designed for IUPUI staff or faculty in a supervisory role who are interested in advancing their leadership skills.
Free virtual events from Office of Online Education
The IU Office of Online Education is hosting two upcoming virtual events.
The public is invited to give input on the search for Indiana University’s next president in two sessions, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Participants are requested to register to attend a session.
The advisory committee will present its report to the search committee by Nov. 13. The Board of Trustees’ intent is to have a new leader in place when President Michael A. McRobbie retires in June. Updates about the search will be posted on the presidential search page on the Board of Trustees website.
Nominations open for campus awards
The Office of Academic Affairs has opened nominations for five prestigious campus awards:
Additional details, including guidelines, lists of previous recipients and links for online nominations are available on the Academic Affairs website.
Second annual fun run and walk planned for Nov. 14
The Department of Family Medicine in the IU School of Medicine is hosting its second annual Medical Miles Fun Run and Walk in November. The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Indianapolis Canal Walk. It will start and end on the north end of the canal at the IU School of Medicine Health Information and Translational Sciences building, 410 W. 10th St.
Registration is open, and sponsorship options are available.
Congratulations to John Hayes for his winning caption to last month’s photo: “This is gonna be hysterical! Okay, Slim, you put the makeup on his face. I’ll put his hand in a bowl of warm water! Twiggy, you put the shaving cream in his hand and tickle his nose with a feather!! Classic!”