The Horizon

Living six feet apart: the importance and effects of social distancing

Illustration by Shelby Pennington.

Sydney Randall, News Editor

April 13, 2020

As the novel coronavirus spreads through Kentuckiana, two words keep appearing everywhere: social distancing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, social distancing is “remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet ...

Biology professor shapes young minds

IUS Horizon

October 2, 2011

Bacteria is everywhere — on handrails, backpacks, vending machines and in water. This is what Pamela Connerly, assistant professor of biology, taught children at a camp this past summer. Summer Enrichment at Community Montessori School, a day camp for children in New Albany, devoted one week to ecology and Connerly taught children about bacteria and bacteriophag...