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Campus Life

1. Commencement photo review

2. Cutting-edge research at IU

3. JagNews summer schedule

4. Join the Student United Way Board

5. Make your encores years count

6. Multiyear permits

7. Grant from Duke Energy Foundation

8. IUPUI's longest-serving employees

9. Jagtag Now Selling Indy 500, Grand Prix, Carb Day & Blake Shelton Tickets

10. Jagtag: One Stop Shop for Summer Fun!


11. Call for multidisciplinary faculty proposals

12. Request for ungraduate student research abstracts

1. Commencement photo review

Family and friends joined degree recipients at IUPUI's first Lucas Oil Stadium commencement last Sunday. See pictures from the event.


2. Cutting-edge research at IU

May marks the observance of National Inventors Month, and some of IUís most prolific innovators are featured on one of its newest websites, Insights Into Innovation. Within each of its 12 panels is a short story that highlights not only an example of cutting-edge research, but the inspiration for such creativity as well. These scientists' research attempts to improve ailments such as hepatitis B and cervical cancer, alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder and more.


3. JagNews summer schedule

Beginning today, May 11, JagNews will move to a monthly publishing schedule for the summer. Below are the summer publication dates:

-May 11
-June 8
-July 13
-Aug. 10

Beginning Aug. 10, JagNews will resume weekly publication. Have a great summer!

4. Join the Student United Way Board

SUW at IUPUI is excited to announce open board positions for the 2016 to 2017 school year.

If you are interested in being a civic-minded student leader in the IUPUI community, consider joining the IUPUI Student United Way Executive Board. Our mission is to address the health, income and educational needs of both the IUPUI campus community and Indianapolis through giving, advocating and voluntering.

Applications are due by Sunday, May 15. Use the provided link to submit an application.


5. Make your encores years count

The Central Indiana Peace Corps Association (CIPCA) celebrates Older Americans Month by hearing from those who answered the call to serve in the Peace Corps ater in life. Hear about Peace Corps service from returned volunteers who served in their 50s, 60s and 70s. The first hour is an optional meet-and-greet and the second hour is dedicated to the panel discussion.

The panel discussion will be at the IUPUI University Library Lilly Auditorium from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19.


Date: Thursday, May. 19
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: IUPUI University Library Auditorium

6. Multiyear permits

Parking Services has announced that, beginning in June for the new fiscal year, faculty and staff will have the option of purchasing a multiyear permit. This permit is the same as the permits you are used to, with one exception: It is good for several years, until 2020.

For questions, visit the site below.


7. Grant from Duke Energy Foundation

The Duke Energy Foundation presented the Center for Earth and Environmental Science with a $400,000 charitable grant to enable the center to double the number of students it reaches in grades 4 through 9 with its Discovering the Science of the Environment program. This grant will allow STEM education to advance and prioritize science education in Indiana.

Follow the link below to learn more about the way this grant will be used at IUPUI.


8. IUPUI's longest-serving employees

Two staff members who have been with the campus for more than 45 years are IUPUI's longest-serving employees: Helen Davis of the Division of Undergraduate Education and Turner James of Campus Facility Services. Davis started with Purdue University's Indianapolis campus on 38th Street in 1967 and has been investing in students ever since. James began working at IUPUI in 1969 after graduating from George Washington High School and has become an invaluable resource for Campus Facility Services


9. Jagtag Now Selling Indy 500, Grand Prix, Carb Day & Blake Shelton Tickets

The Jagtag Office is excited to announce the we are currently selling tickets for the major events taking place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month! Tickets include:

Grand Prix General Admission Tickets: $27
Carb Day Tickets: $30
Blake Shelton Concert Tickets: $37
Indy 500 General Admission Tickets: $40

All forms of payment are accepted at the Jagtag Office including cash, check, credit/debit card and Jagtag!


10. Jagtag: One Stop Shop for Summer Fun!

The Jagtag Office is your one-stop shop for Summer fun! Now available for purchase in the Jagtag Office:

Broadripple Art Fair: $12.50
Cedar Point General Admission: $50
Kings Island General Admission: $38
Kings Island with a Drink Wristband: $45
Indianapolis Indians Box Seat Tickets: $14
Naptown Roller Derby: $10
Indianapolis Zoo: $18/$14
Indianapolis Children's Museum:$20.75/$17.25
Regal Movie Tickets: $8.50
Georgetown Cinema Tickets: $6.50

All forms of payment are accepted!


11. Call for multidisciplinary faculty proposals

The Center for Research and Learning invites proposals from all IUPUI/IUPUC disciplines for the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute (MURI), which provides researchers representing two or more areas unique opportunities to mentor undergraduates while conducting pilot projects or testing new techniques and designs. MURI offers students a competitive stipend and the chance to engage in a substantive faculty-mentored research experience focused on a significant research question.


12. Request for ungraduate student research abstracts

Any undergraduate student conducting independent, faculty-mentored research this summer is cordially invited to submit an abstract no later than Friday, July 15. Check the Center for Research and Learning (CRL) website, where the link for abstract submission will be posted by the end of June. Abstract guidelines will be similar to those for IUPUI Research Day. College students will present their research findings at the annual CRL Summer Poster Session on Thursday, July 28.


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