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News for faculty and staff   |  April 21, 2020

Food aid

"My chefs and cooks were saying they need to do something for students who don't have food." Now, through the Emergency Meals Project, IU Dining and the IU Food Institute are providing free meals to those facing food insecurity.

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Linguistics students who helped translate materials

Pandemic translation

Assistant professor of linguistics Kelly Berkson and her team of students have helped translate vital information about COVID-19 for the more than 25,000 Burmese refugees who call Indiana home.
Shelves filled with comic books and action figures in Deckard's comic book room

Comic-book-reading hero

From his collection of 15,000 comic books, lecturer Trend Deckard started reading "The Wizard of Oz" on Facebook Live to entertain children and adults stuck at home. He plans to keep going from there.
The Indiana University seal is seen carved into a limestone building behind tree blossoms

Sonneborn Award

English professor Catherine Bowman, one of four IU Bloomington faculty named Provost Professor, is this year's Sonneborn Award winner.
IU Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel speaks at a podium.

State of the Campus

Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel will share her 2020 State of the Campus address virtually today, April 21, at broadcast.iu.edu.
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Around IU

Read updates on the upcoming IU Theatre season, cybersecurity tips, the university's COVID-19 research efforts, how the Jacobs School of Music is helping piano majors practice and more.
The words 'in this climate' over clouds

Earth Day Live

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, IU's "In This Climate" podcast is going live. Tune in for reflections on past Earth Days at IU and tips for living a more climate-friendly life.

Events and Lectures

Meet the Artist: Rowland Ricketts

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Celebrating 200 years
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