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Ogle Center and theatre department transition to new model for COVID-19

Professor Ashley Wallace teaches her Acting One course in the Robinson Theater, which has been reformatted for COVID-19. Each student has their own six foot circle to move and act in, with the stage allowing for a group of up to twelve students to share the space while still practicing physical distancing. Here the students are performing a cold read of their upcoming final scenes.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the Ogle Center and IUS theatre department underwent serious changes
November 11, 2020

Though COVID-19 seems to have drained the life from most of the buildings on campus, the Ogle Center still has a quiet thrum of energy beneath the surface as the theatre department continues as normally...

IUS administration reflects on President McRobbie’s tenure

Chancellor Ray Wallace (left) and Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle share an elbow bump during their discussion of IU retiring President Michael McRobbie's legacy.
Chancellor Wallace and Vice Chancellor Wavle remember the progress made by IUS under President McRobbie’s leadership and discuss their hopes for the next president of IU
October 23, 2020

The IUS University Center during COVID-19 is so quiet that the air conditioning stands out sharply over the hushed sounds of footfalls on the plush carpet and the soft shuffling of paper as the university...

NAIA passes legislation allowing student-athletes to be compensated for name, image, and likeness

The NAIA passed legislation on October 7, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness.
How will this groundbreaking decision affect Grenadier athletes?
October 9, 2020

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) passed groundbreaking legislation, allowing student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL), making...

IU Southeast COVID-19 Testing Results Thus Far

A horizontal bar graph shows the amount of positive tests for IU Southeast's COVID-19 Mitigation testing, which started on August 24, and Symptomatic testing, which started on August 1.
Seven COVID-19 positive cases have been reported out of 674 total tests so far this semester on the IU Southeast campus according to testing data released by the university.
October 7, 2020

Mitigation Testing  IUS is conducting COVID-19 drive-thru mitigation testing throughout the fall semester in an attempt to identify and isolate COVID-positive members of the university community. Emails...

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns

Indiana University suspends face-to-face classroom teaching over COVID-19 concerns
All classes have been moved online until Apr. 6, pending further review.
March 10, 2020

IU President Michael McRobbie announced today in a statement all IU campuses will suspend face-to-face classroom teaching after spring break until Apr. 6. “However,” McRobbie wrote, “that could change...

Louisville photographer makes photos by hand

Rudy Salgado stands in his darkroom, a repurposed closet dimly lit with an orange safelight. In this small space, Salgado prepares and develops his tintype photos.
Rudy Salgado uses 1850s tintype technique to connect with the history of photography
January 12, 2020

For Rudy Salgado, Instagram filters are just not enough. A Louisville, Ky.-based artist passionate about creating art with his hands, Salgado decided to make his photographs look ‘old-fashioned’ by...

New laser projectors save IUS students and faculty time and money

Danny Clements holds an assisted hearing device, which is one of the updated classroom technologies that has been implemented in the past few years thanks to the classroom budget.
Sony projectors will increase productivity, classroom budgeting and efficiency
January 11, 2020

While IUS students were relaxing over winter break, the IT department installed new laser projectors in multiple classrooms around campus.  The Sony VPL-PHZ10 laser projectors will help IU Southeast...

ACES celebrates record number of students declaring majors

Photo provided by Shane Thomas.
Advising center helped 157 Grenadiers declare their major in 2019
January 10, 2020

The IU Southeast Advising Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) helped 157 students declare their major in 2019, breaking the previous record of 141 set in 2018. Founded in 2012, ACES exists to...

IUS students remember Katie Morris, raise funds to support family

Katie Morris met with Madison Reed Friday, Dec 20, 2019, where this photo was taken. Photo provided by Madison Reed.
December 27, 2019

IU Southeast art therapy major Katie Morris died Monday, Dec. 23, at age 20. She will be missed by her friends at IUS, where she was a proud member of sorority Alpha Phi. Morris underwent a heart transplant...

We’re still waiting

We’re still waiting
December 2, 2019

The Horizon still has not received the hazing investigation records we requested Nov. 4. The university has a legal duty to produce these public records, so we again call on the IUS administration to be...

Married IUS students both pursuing business majors

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith have much in common, including the degrees they are pursuing. Both are business majors at IU Southeast.
Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith are 18, newly married and finishing their first semester at IU Southeast
December 1, 2019

Gaven and Rocio Lozada-Smith met by chance while Rocio was out shopping with her family. After that serendipitous encounter, she quickly got in contact with Gaven through a mutual friend. The Lozada-Smiths...

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association

IUS professor forms Muslim Student Association
MSA creates a community of inclusion and acceptance
December 1, 2019

The IUS Muslim Student Association, founded by Assistant Professor of Elementary Science and Technology Education Sumreen Asim, held its inaugural meeting Friday, Nov. 1. Asim said she collaborated with...

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