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News for faculty and staff   |  Jan. 19, 2021

Bloomington plans vaccine site

Once plans are finalized, IU Bloomington will become a local option for those scheduling appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Open Air Venues

More than 12,000 people attended 300-plus outdoor campus events as part of the fall Open Air Venues initiative. The free sites will be available again this spring.
Members of the Scales family who work for IU

Scales of tradition

The traditions of IU seem to coincide with those of the Scales family. Current employees Theodore Scales Jr. and sons Teddy and Tyler are among five family members -- so far -- who have worked for IU.
woman holds a puppet

Expanded collection

A gift from alumni Kate and John Ranshaw will help the School of Education purchase puppets, felt figures and other materials to enhance the teaching of storytelling techniques.

Avoid 'doomscrolling'

Do you keep flipping through the bottomless pit of bad news on social media and the internet? Here are helpful tips to avoid "doomscrolling" from SupportLinc, IU's Employee Assistance Program provider.
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Around IU

Check out updates on IU President McRobbie's COVID-19 vaccination, Janet McCabe being selected for the EPA, a new website with tutoring resources and more in this week's roundup.

COVID-19 dashboard

The university's latest testing results are updated every Wednesday. Combining this data with analysis from its team of medical experts, IU is monitoring and minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

Events and Lectures

Conversation Series: Transfer of Power

Examining the Trump-Biden Transition and Civil Unrest at the U.S. Capitol; virtual  |  Jan. 21, 2021
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