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IU professor leaves after sexual harassment allegation

Oct. 30, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana University professor accused of sexual harassment has left the school, IU announced Friday. Murray McGibbon, who had been an associate professor in the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance, no longer is with the university, the announcement said. Josh...

Indiana University removes Jordan name over eugenics support

Oct. 3, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The name of a former Indiana University president is being stripped from locations around the Bloomington campus over his support for eugenics. The university’s Board of Trustees voted 8-1 Friday to remove David Starr Jordan’s name from a classroom building, a parking...

IU chief to ask trustees to strike name of eugenics backer

Sep. 24, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The president of Indiana University announced Thursday he will recommend the school's trustees remove from the Bloomington campus the name of one of his predecessors who was a proponent of eugenics. President Michael A. McRobbie said he will ask the trustees next week to removed...

Arizona high court to weigh incentive for university project

Sep. 19, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that upheld a Phoenix suburb's payment of $2.6 million to a private Indiana university to open a branch site in the city. The justices said Wednesday they'll consider the Arizona Court of Appeals' finding that Huntington...

Indiana virus caution urged as IU seeks fraternity closures

Sep. 3, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are warning residents to take coronavirus precautions seriously over the Labor Day weekend, even as new statewide COVID-19 risk ratings show most counties have minimal or moderate virus spread. Indiana University officials have asked all 40 fraternity and...

IU School of Medicine to test experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Sep. 3, 2020 1:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana University School of Medicine announced Thursday that it's seeking up to 1,500 volunteers to take part in a late-stage clinical trial of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine. The medical school is one of 81 sites in the U.S. — and the only one in Indiana — chosen...