In collaboration with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine of the Marion County Public Health Department, the Fairbanks School received $10.5 million to expand contact tracing in the city.
The IU Bicentennial Oral History Project is one of the ongoing bicentennial legacy projects. The collection will be transferred from the Office of the Bicentennial to the IU Archives this summer, continuing under Leaman’s direction with the help of student interns across all IU campuses.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has appointed a review committee of six distinguished senior IU faculty members to evaluate the namings on the IU Bloomington campus related to David Starr Jordan, who served as IU’s seventh president from 1885 to 1891 and professor of zoology from 1875 to 1885.
Seeds for the Indiana University Bicentennial Oral History Project were planted in 2008, when volunteers in the Office of the President and the University Archives began recording oral histories of IU Bloomington alumni.
This week Eric Langowski got a letter from Indiana University President Michael McRobbie expressing regret for a World War II-era policy banning admission of Japanese American students. It’s an acknowledgment Langowski had been seeking for more than two years.