News for faculty and staff
Nov. 18, 2020

Mitigation testing exemptions

With IU classes going online-only from Nov. 20 to Feb. 7, fewer students and employees will be on campus. That has led the university to offer additional exemptions for COVID-19 mitigation testing.

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Fall and spring calendar

IU's academic calendar has changed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Review the schedule for the online-only period that begins Nov. 20, as well as the adjustments made heading into the spring semester.
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Textbook ordering update

Find out about the Adoptions Insight Portal. Starting next month, faculty can use it to order course textbooks and consider cost-effective options.
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New funding

The new Collections Teaching, Research and Exhibition Center will have fully equipped galleries and spaces to serve IU's 242 collections, thanks to a grant from the Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation.
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Read about retirements and service anniversaries of staff across all campuses in July, August and September.
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Hoosier partnership

In a video premiered during the IUPUI State of the Campus address, Dr. Nir Menachemi, of the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, explains the impact of a COVID-19 prevalence study conducted in partnership with the Indiana Department of Health.
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Maintain vigilance

News that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon doesn't mean we need to let our guard down, IU's Aaron Carroll writes in The New York Times. "It means we need to tighten up even further until the vaccine becomes available."
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Holiday shopping safety

With the pandemic surging, experts urge gift-givers to avoid in-person holiday shopping. That doesn't mean missing out on deals, though. Here's what you should know.
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Around IU

Find out about the next "Ask Aaron" webinars, an appearance from Madeleine Albright, IU Kokomo's around-the-world field trip and more.
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COVID-19 dashboard

The university's latest testing results are updated every Wednesday. IU's team of medical experts is analyzing the data to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

Events and Lectures

Sounds of the Season Choir Concert

IU Kokomo, virtual  |  Nov. 20, 2020
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