The Horizon

IUS Student Government continues to meet in-person, but has low student participation

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The SGA has still been working to pass recommendations and recently voted on a recommendation to mark the names of each campus building on the buildings’ exterior doors.
October 28, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government Association has continued to meet in-person during the fall semester, a time when the student engagement required to run such an organization has been uncharacteristically...

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...

IUS Library changes in-person library services to combat COVID-19

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October 14, 2020

The IU Southeast Library made changes to its policies, workstations and mailing book services this semester in response to COVID-19 safety guidelines.   When a student or faculty member enters the...

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...

Doctor leading the Army’s COVID-19 vaccine team speaks to IU medical community

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad shows a slideshow about his institution's COVID-19 vaccine. He discusses that the structure and the platform of the virus matters the most when creating the vaccine.
The IU Office of Vice President for Research and IU Federal Research Relations hosted Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad, who discussed WRAIR’s work with COVID-19.
September 30, 2020

Dr. Kayvon Modjarrad spoke to IU system faculty in biomedical research on Wednesday, discussing the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research's (WRAIR) work with emerging infectious diseases and its efforts...

Why Voting Matters to Me event grants students civics soapbox

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A school-sponsored forum on voter engagement brings diversity of thought to the forefront while unifying attendees in a willingness to participate in democracy
September 29, 2020

The IU Southeast Student Government, the School of Social Sciences, and the Political Science Club hosted a public forum Monday in which students were given a platform to speak their minds about registering...

Grenadiers break out brooms in home opener

Senior Alexis Bassett prepares to serve during the IUS Volleyball team's season opener against Oakland City University.
IUS Volleyball welcomes Oakland City into RSC with sweep in season opener
September 17, 2020

Having become a full member of the River States Conference on July 1, Oakland City entered the Activities Building on Thursday looking to get their first victory in the conference since 1975, back when...

IUS experts discuss mental health effects of a semester without breaks

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September 9, 2020

To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Indiana University excluded fall and spring breaks from this year’s academic calendar. But this exclusion, experts warn, might have adverse effects on students’...

IUS volleyball team in quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure

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Two week break taken “out of an abundance of caution”
August 29, 2020

The IU Southeast volleyball team is self-quarantining after a possible COVID-19 exposure, according to IUS Director of Athletics Joe Glover. “I can confirm that the volleyball team at IU Southeast...

IUS Library reduces hours, shifts to digital access after suspending all face-to-face services indefinitely

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Though the Library doors are open to students as a last resort, coming to campus is strongly discouraged
April 3, 2020

While buildings on campus locked their doors after the university-wide announcement that classes would continue online following spring break, the IUS Library was still staffed with a skeleton crew to...

IUS cancels all spring sports, extends student eligibility in response to COVID-19

IUS Baseball Junior Clay Woeste heads back to the Grenadier dugout after being picked off to end the fifth inning of game one of a doubleheader against Campbellsville University on March 4.
Global pandemic results in IU Southeast Athletics canceling the rest of the Spring 2020 season, ending a pair of historic seasons
April 1, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, IU President Michael McRobbie announced that all Indiana University campuses would postpone face-to-face classes for two weeks after the Spring Break week of March 15 through 21 amidst...

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...

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