January 16, 2015 at 11:17 AM
We all know what phishing is, right? It’s when scammers use the Internet to send spam and increasingly sophisticated messages to lure folks like us into providing passphrases, and personal or financial information. While many people feel confident they can identify these scams, university IT officials say the phishing efforts aimed at IU employees and students continue to grow.
January 13, 2015 at 10:13 AM
The number of influenza cases across the country and Indiana continue to be high so Indiana University health officials are asking students and staff to take preventive measures, which include getting a flu shot even though the vaccine is less effective this year.
January 12, 2015 at 12:28 PM
Winter weather can wreak havoc with daily commutes to and from campus. Indiana University students and employees may want to review the tips below in case they find themselves in the unenviable – and scary – position of being stranded in their vehicles amid plunging temperatures and hazardous conditions.
January 12, 2015 at 12:24 PM
Originally published on Dec. 23, this post discusses the involvement of police officers from IU Bloomington, IUPUI, IU Northwest and IU Southeast in the Shop with a Cop program.
December 16, 2014 at 4:57 PM
If you’re still shopping, my colleagues at Indiana University Public Safety and Institutional Assurance have offered some great suggestions -- in various price ranges -- for gifts that make thoughtful picks any time of the year.
December 16, 2014 at 4:39 PM
The holiday season is a time of family, festivities and, of course, food, often in the form of pitch-ins (a.k.a. potlucks, buffets). But leaving food out for hours leaves the door open for uninvited guests: bacteria that could cause food-borne illnesses.
December 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Debbi Fletcher, director of emergency management and continuity for IU Bloomington, and Jerry Minger, IU superintendent of public safety, took reader questions about IU Notify and campus safety.
December 1, 2014 at 11:24 AM
With the holiday season moving into high gear, IU’s Programs Involving Children policy can get lost in the shuffle. PIC, however, is an important part of IU’s commitment to providing a safe environment for children involved with university-sponsored programs and activities and must be followed on all IU campuses.
November 26, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Classes were not in session when a full-scale active shooter exercise was conducted at IU Bloomington on Nov. 25. But students and IU employees don’t need a formal exercise to think about possible actions they can take during a shooter scenario.
November 19, 2014 at 10:23 AM
This time of year is synonymous with colds, viruses and other nasty “bugs” that can make you sick. In addition to getting a flu vaccine, it’s a good time to review basic health and hygiene practices that can help protect against numerous illnesses.