On January 14 and 15, the Hamilton Lugar School brought together a diversity of scholars and researchers to examine how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives and wellbeing of caretakers, particularly in academia.
Month: January 2021
We write with great sadness to inform the university community that Zaineb Istrabadi, an esteemed member of our Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures and sister to Professor Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi, passed away over the weekend after a brave battle with cancer.
Elisheva (Elly) Cohen, a postdoctoral fellow and visiting lecturer in the Department of International Studies, has been studying the effect of the “dual pandemics” of Covid-19 and systemic racism on elementary school teachers since March.
With a new administration taking office, it is tempting to put the disturbing events of Jan. 6 behind us. But we should not dismiss – or fail to learn from – what happened when the president of the United States incited his followers to storm the Capitol and try to overturn a lawfully decided election.
The Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies will host a groundbreaking symposium on the COVID care crisis and the pandemic’s impact on women in academia.
Attending a school as big as IU can be scary for some students, but I saw it as an opportunity to grow, learn, and meet new people. I was determined to take advantage of the many student organizations that IU has to offer.
The violent riot on the grounds of the US Capitol that interrupted the Congress’s certification of the Electoral College results and left five people dead was perhaps the strongest sign yet of an America in domestic crisis, with significant implications for foreign policy and international relations.
President-elect Joe Biden will take office vowing to bridge partisan differences and unite Americans. It will not be easy. Biden will have to work with a Congress that is deeply divided, reflecting divisions among the American people that have grown stronger and more intense.