As we near the end of 2021, let's look back at some of the most read stories of the year both on the IUPUI campus as well as across Indiana University.
The rankings are based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which target the 17 biggest issues affecting the world.
This pathway recognizes effort and achievements in areas that enhance equity and inclusion, something uncommon in traditional promotion and tenure guidelines.
IU Bloomington is 26th among public national universities, while IUPUI ties for 21st for service learning, and the Kelley School of Business is eighth overall.
Innovation Hall is home to classrooms, collaborative labs, a makerspace and the university's first Class 100 clean room for nanotechnology.
In April, the IU Board of Trustees named Pamela Whitten as the university's 19th president. Whitten is a visionary scholar and accomplished educator and researcher who has held a variety of leadership roles.
As IU approached the one-year anniversary of having to adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the university announced it was planning for an in-person fall 2021 semester and a return to mostly normal operations.
As part of its ongoing and successful response to and management of the COVID-19 pandemic, IU announced in May that it would require the vaccine for all students, faculty and staff beginning with the fall 2021 semester.
In August, the IU community mourned the passing of trustee Melanie S. Walker, who was appointed to the IU Board of Trustees by then-Gov. Mike Pence in 2016.