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This is a special time for members of our Muslim community who are celebrating an important month-long observance. In 2020, Ramadan begins the evening of April 23 and runs through the evening of May 23. Learn what Ramadan is, how it is celebrated and how COVID-19 may impact these celebrations.
COVID-19 has disrupted all of our lives. Some of us are working from home. Others can’t work. Life seems to be put on hold as we social distance.
Changes like these can result in discomfort, grief and frustration. As our daily routines shift, how do we remain emotionally well while we’re separated from friends, family and co-workers?
Adrian Gardner, MD, MPH, becomes the new director of the IU Center for Global Health, executive director of the AMPATH Consortium of North American academic health centers and associate dean for global health at Indiana University School of Medicine on February 1. AMPATH began 30 years ago as a partnership between Indiana University and Moi […]
Written by Hanisha Bettina My name is Hanisha Battina and I am a sophomore at IUPUI this academic year. I am currently on the pre-medical track as a double major in biology and neuroscience along with a chemistry minor. Additionally, I am a Plater International Scholar in the IUPUI Honors College. In the future, I […]
Written by Ushashi Dadwal The Space Coast attracts many travelers to watch a rocket weighing more than 100,000 pounds and sitting on a massive amount of liquid propellant to blast out of Earth’s atmosphere. Most of these people watch a launch the old-fashioned way, by registering for a special viewing ticket with the Kennedy Space […]
Mary Guerriero Austrom, PhD, whose passionate advocacy for diversity at IU School of Medicine helped create a more inclusive and welcoming environment, passed away on October 23 surrounded by her loved ones. She will be remembered for her empathy, tenacity and dedication. As the school’s associate dean for diversity affairs, Austrom left an indelible mark […]
Written by Sue Samson A new research paper authored by the Kacena lab about data collected during the Rodent Research spaceflight in 2017 has just been published in npj Microgravity and is entitled Skeletal adaptation in young male mice after 4 weeks aboard the International Space Station. Congratulations to everyone involved! To help spread the […]
Written by Rachel Blosser Honestly, it’s hard to believe that the launch is over. When I started working in Dr. Kacena’s lab back in January 2018, I was interested and excited to hear my lab mates talk about the spaceflight project. It was really exciting to view the whole process, from watching them run preliminary […]