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Ryan Shields, a freshman civil engineering major.

Something Lost, Something Gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID part 3

Josh Meredith and Shelby Clark March 31, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, over 551,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Carmyn Torres, sophomore radiologic and imaging major.

Something lost, something gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID Part 2

Josh Meredith and Shelby Clark March 18, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, over 538,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Madison McIntire, freshman nursing major 

Something Lost, Something Gained: Students reflect on a year of COVID

March 11, 2021

March marks one year since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. As of this week, nearly 530,000 Americans lost their lives to COVID-19.  Despite the devastation the pandemic caused, many found something...

Graphic: A COVID prom king and queen

Students are registering for an in-person prom 

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Students are able to register for an in-person prom with a 150 person capacity. The Activities Programming Board will be holding a prom for students that missed their high-school proms because of the...

Bethel Manor, located off Kratzville Road, is one of the nursing facilities benefiting from the university's ECHO initiative.

The university helps nursing homes address their pandemic needs through Project ECHO

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Editor’s Note: The Shield previously reported incorrectly who directs the Indiana Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network ECHO, it is actually Kathleen Unroe. The Shield also corrected the spelling of a...

Dashboard reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 670 cumulative

Dashboard reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 670 cumulative

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor February 5, 2021

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. 16 new students and faculty tested positive, the university’s COVID-19 dashboard shows This week’s...

Dashboard reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, 634 cumulative.

Dashboard reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, 634 cumulative.

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 11, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The COVID-19 dashboard reported 19 new positive cases. The university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported...

University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total

University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 4, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 14 new COVID-19 cases this week and has accumulated 613...

A student walks into the Health Professions Building

Spring semester to continue as planned

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor December 3, 2020

The university is continuing with its plans to begin classes and continue campus housing in the spring. Despite pandemic numbers getting worse in Vanderburgh County, the university will continue the...

a car pulls into a drive through testing clinic

Rapid COVID-19 testing available on campus

Shelby Clark, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Students and faculty have access to rapid COVID-19 testing at the University Health Center starting Dec. 1. Students remaining on campus until the end of the fall semester, first responders and employees,...

Dashboard reports 31 positive COVID-19 cases, 554 cumulative

Dashboard reports 31 positive COVID-19 cases, 554 cumulative

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor November 28, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The university COVID-19 dashboard reported 31 new positive COVID-19 cases and 554 cumulative cases. The...

University accumulates over 500 positive COVID-19 cases, 37 this week

University accumulates over 500 positive COVID-19 cases, 37 this week

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor November 23, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. Last week the university accumulated over 500 positive COVID-19 cases. The university’s COVID-19...

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