Weekly Roundup for May 21, 2021
New COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all Indiana University students, faculty and staff. This new requirement will allow the university to lift most restrictions on masking and physical distancing this fall.
Dr. Bakoyannis Receives Trustees' Teaching Award
Congratulations to Dr. Giorgos Bakoyannis on receiving the Trustees' Teaching Award, which honors individuals who have made a positive impact on learning through the direct teaching of students, especially undergraduates.
Dr. Maupomè Honored with 2021 Bantz-Petronio Faculty Award
Congratulations to Dr. Gerardo Maupomè on receiving the 2021 Bantz-Petronio Translating Research Into Practice Faculty Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty research that is interdisciplinary and/or cross-disciplinary, and intentionally directed toward positively impacting people’s lives within or beyond Indiana.
Webinars Open for Aspiring Fulbright Scholars
On Thursday, May 27 at 2pm, aspiring Fulbright Scholars applicants with fewer than five years of experience in their field/discipline are invited to a webinar for Fulbright US Scholar Awards for Postdoctoral and Early Career Applicants. A full list of webinars can be found here and the application deadline is September 15.
Combating Chemobrain: It’s Not Just In Your Head
To better connect IU’s 250 cancer experts with the community, the IU Cancer Center launched the “Simon Says Expert Series,” a monthly virtual event where you’ll have the opportunity to hear from cancer center experts about various topics and ask your questions. The next session, “Combating Chemobrain: It’s Not Just in Your Head,” is at noon on Thursday, May 27.
Vaccinate Indy Seeks Multilingual Volunteers
Vaccinate Indy is hosting a second vaccine registration day. During the last event, they helped register 800+ individuals in Spanish for their COVID-19 vaccine and created a registration voicemail to help our Latinx neighbors. The next event, Saturday, June 5, from 9am-5am, will focus on the greater multilingual community and bilingual volunteers are needed.
New resource: Emergency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. Applications are currently being accepted.
- Dr. Brian Dixon to Co-Host Grant Writing Tips from Well-Funded Researchers May 25 at 8:30am
- IUPUI Approves New Path to Promotion and Tenure for Enhancing Equity, Inclusion and Diversity
- Administration Details Allocation of $7.4 Billion for the Public Health Workforce
- IUPUI Center for TRIP Scholar of the Month Conversation Series Continues May 28
- Report Your COVID-19 Vaccine
Maurita Greene, MPH Student
A Brief Dietary Screening and Counseling Tool for Health Educators
American Journal of Health Education
Yiqing Song, Professor
Probiotic and oxytocin combination therapy in patients with autism spectrum disorder: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled pilot trial
Student & Alumni News
Congratulations 2021 Graduates
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Whether you were able to join us in person or watch the ceremony via live stream, thank you for sharing this milestone with us.
Registration Open for Summer
Need to schedule a class or two over the summer? Making final arrangements for classes this fall? Whatever the case, you can find all you need to register for classes on the Student Central website.
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
Never miss an important date or happeningMay 21: MPH in Global and Environmental Health Info Session
May 21: MS in Global Health Info Session
May 25: MS in Biostatistics Info Session
May 25: MPH in Epidemiology Info Session