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Campus Life

1. 2018 Off-Campus Housing Fair

2. Jagathon dancer bag pick-up

3. #GlowUp with SAPB

4. Body Paws-itivity: Eating Health and Body Image screening day

5. PedSIG/PsychSIG lunch talk

6. Graduate student grant workshop

7. Colts cheerleader workshops

8. Psych Club/Psi Chi meeting

9. Donate your old glasses and give someone the gift of sight

10. 2018 JagStart student idea pitch competition

11. Summer internship opportunity: Indiana Sustainability Development Program

12. Gail Bennett presents: 'Ah Ha! Second-level Writing Helps Students Overcome Writing Barriers'

13. Featured student employee

14. Sports Innovation Institute speaker series

15. ASU seventh annual Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner

Academics and Lectures

16. 32nd annual STD Lecture Series: 'Syphilis ... It's Back' by Dr. William Miller

17. Endnote Basics Library class

18. Introduction to Medical Library Resources

19. Determining Your Impact library class

20. Introduction to Geospatial Visualization class

21. Network Visualization class

22. 'We Were Made of and for the Stars,' featuring Keivan Guadalupe Stassun

23. Liberal Arts Talks presents Terry Kirts: 'The Chowder Diaries: Immersion Memoir Writing and the Communal Foods of Southeastern Illinois'

24. International Student Speaker Series

25. Get active this semester

26. Happiness and Health

Arts and Humanities

27. The Moving Company @ IUPUI's 18th annual Student Choreography Show

International

28. 'Nrityotsav -- The Indian Classical Professional Dance Showcase'

Athletics

29. ROAR to Detroit with the Student VIP Basketball Bus

30. Men's basketball to host 'Readers Become Leaders' on Friday

31. Women's basketball to host two key games

32. Men's basketball to honor seniors on Sunday

33. Women's soccer to receive championship rings Sunday

Volunteer/Service

34. NIFS field trip volunteers

Research

35. Submit your abstract for IUPUI Student Research Day

36. New diversity undergraduate-research program

37. Summer undergraduate-research applications open


1. 2018 Off-Campus Housing Fair

Looking to move? The Off-Campus Housing Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Campus Center 450. Visit with local housing providers to find your new home for next year. Explore CrimsonCard vendors, learn about discounts, and get free food and giveaways.

Link: http://offcampushousing.iupui.edu

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 28
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 450


2. Jagathon dancer bag pick-up

Registered for Jagathon? Come pick up all your free participation items, incentive items and T-shirts for the event!

- Monday, Feb. 26: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., CE 305
- Tuesday, Feb. 27: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., CE 310
- Wednesday, Feb. 28: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., CE TV Lounge
- Thursday, March 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., CE 308
- Friday, March 2: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., CE TV Lounge

From: Monday, Feb. 26 to Friday, Mar. 2


3. #GlowUp with SAPB

Late Nights and Weekends are back this Friday with #GlowUp, presented by SAPB. Bring your friends and check out the glow-in-the-dark roller skating, games, and crafts. This event is free with your CrimsonCard.

Date: Friday, Feb. 23
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Campus Center


4. Body Paws-itivity: Eating Health and Body Image screening day

Have you ever wondered about your relationship with food? Are most of your thoughts about your body negative and critical? At this Eating Health and Body Image screening event, you'll find free assessments, fun activities and valuable resources designed to answer your questions.

If you can't attend the screening in person, check out the link below to our anonymous online screening.

Link: http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/iupuicaps

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


5. PedSIG/PsychSIG lunch talk

PedSIG and PsychSIG at IUSM invite you to a lunch talk at noon Friday, Feb. 23, in MS B26. The program director and residents from IUSM's Triple Board Residency program will speak about the program and mental health.

This event/program has been paid for in part or full by a Student Organization Grant and is open to the entire IUPUI community on a first-come, first-served basis. ?

Date: Friday, Feb. 23
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: MS B26


6. Graduate student grant workshop

If you are a graduate or professional student at IUPUI, you won't want to miss this GradGrants workshop where you will learn what types of grants graduate students typically seek out and how to search the databases available. You'll also get some grant-writing tips. You must be an IUPUI graduate/professional student to attend. Pizza will be provided. Registration is required, and space is limited. This event is first-come, first-served.

Link: https://survey.graduate.iu.edu/machform/view.php?id=16048

Date: Thursday, Mar. 8
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: University Library, Room 1126


7. Colts cheerleader workshops

Want to know what is takes to earn your boots? Join the Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders for their Audition Master Workshop on Feb. 24 and their Audition Prep classes every Tuesday evening in March and on April 3 at the Tower Ballroom. Learn from the best how to become an Indianapolis Colts cheerleader and prepare for auditions! Sign up online. Questions? Email Erin Smith at Erin.Smith@Colts.NFL.Net. Hope to see you there!

Link: http://www.colts.com/auditions

From: Saturday, Feb. 24 to Tuesday, Apr. 3
Location: Tower Ballroom


8. Psych Club/Psi Chi meeting

The next Psychology Club/Psi Chi meeting will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the SELB Atrium! There will be a guest speaker sharing information about rehabilitation counseling. Free pizza and refreshments will be provided.

Date: Thursday, Feb. 22
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Location: SELB Atrium


9. Donate your old glasses and give someone the gift of sight

Have an old pair of glasses lying around? Don't let them collect dust! Join Sam H. Jones scholars and Saving Sight to donate your glasses and help change someone's life.

Donation Box Locations:
- Honors College office
- University Library: First floor
- Kelley: BS2010
- Alumni Office
- Center for Service and Learning
- Engineering: Front Office
- School of Science: Chemistry office

Donate prescription, non-prescription, regular glasses and sunglasses to join the movement!

Link: http://go.iu.edu/1SIb

From: Wednesday, Feb. 21 to Saturday, Mar. 31


10. 2018 JagStart student idea pitch competition

JagStart is an annual elevator pitch competition that pits contestants against the clock to pitch their original ideas to a panel of judges. In this final round, 15 finalists will pitch their ideas for products or new ventures, both commercial and non-profit. We invite the campus community to attend the final competition event. Come support our students and join the audience to hear about great ideas and provide feedback. Seating is limited, so please RSVP.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/1SDA

Date: Friday, Mar. 2
Start Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: University Library, Lilly Auditorium


11. Summer internship opportunity: Indiana Sustainability Development Program

Indiana Sustainability Development Program (ISDP) is seeking applicants for 39 positions throughout Indiana for summer 2018 internships. These sustainability-focused jobs are open to all majors and degrees, pay a living wage and place undergraduate and graduate students in challenging and rewarding work environments. To apply for any of these positions, email a resume and cover letter indicating your interest in the ISDP position(s) to which you are applying to isdp@indiana.edu.

Link: https://sustainability.iupui.edu/partnerships/development-program.asp

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 28


12. Gail Bennett presents: 'Ah Ha! Second-level Writing Helps Students Overcome Writing Barriers'

Second-level writing and visual imagery connect to reinforce essential concepts in writing. Students are transformed when they see how rhetorical concepts will enrich work in their disciplines and transfer to their professional lives.

Link: http://apps.iu.edu/ccl-prd/events/view/16179577?pubCalId=GRP19561&type=month

Date: Thursday, Mar. 1
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 405


13. Featured student employee

Introducing our second February feature: Suketu Patel! Suketu is a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, and he currently works as the media and marketing ambassador in the Office of Student Employment. As a student employee at IUPUI, Suketu enjoys making videos for his office and for the #FeaturedJags program as part of the media team.

Link: https://employment.iupui.edu/events-news/news/2018-02-16-featured-student.html


14. Sports Innovation Institute speaker series

Discover how innovators are changing the sports industry and our communities. The Sports Innovation Institute will host Jeremy Hochstedler for its first-ever speaker series from noon to 1 p.m. March 6 at NIFS Auditorium.

A rocket engineer turned data scientist, Hochstedler does a bit of everything for Telemetry Sports as one of its founders. Telemetry Sports is changing the way sports organizations consume data and make decisions. Come get an insider's scoop from this sports innovator.

Link: http://events.sii.iupui.edu

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 6
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: NIFS Auditorium, 250 University Blvd.


15. ASU seventh annual Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner

The Asian Student Union is hosting a dinner at Crane Bay on April 22. This year's theme is "Shattering the Silence, Reaching for a Voice." We are trying to encourage Asians and Asian Americans to voice their concerns to society rather than letting society dampen our voice. We will have entertainment during the dinner as well as an excellent keynote speaker, Wesley Chan from WongFu Productions. Please join us in promoting our goal!

Link: https://diversity.iupui.edu/dinners/index.html

Date: Sunday, Apr. 22
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Crane Bay, 551 W. Merrill St.


16. 32nd annual STD Lecture Series: 'Syphilis ... It's Back' by Dr. William Miller

William Miller, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H, a nationally recognized infectious diseases epidemiologist and division director at the College of Public Health at Ohio State University, will speak at noon March 2 in Emerson Hall, Room 304.

Date: Friday, Mar. 2
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Emerson Hall Auditorium, Room 304


17. Endnote Basics Library class

Ruth Lilly Medical Library offers Endnote Basics class. Registration is recommended but not required.

This one-hour class is offered at noon March 7 and 3:30 p.m. March 27.

Link: https://mednet.medicine.iu.edu/medical-library/classes/

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 27
Start Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: IB 226, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


18. Introduction to Medical Library Resources

Ruth Lilly Medical Library is happy to offer orientation to our most useful resources. Registration is not required, but it is recommended.

Link: https://mednet.medicine.iu.edu/medical-library/classes/

Date: Wednesday, Mar. 14
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: IB 226, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


19. Determining Your Impact library class

Ruth Lilly Medical Library invites you to learn more about resources that measure scholarly research impact. Registration is not required, but it is recommended.

Link: https://mednet.medicine.iu.edu/medical-library/classes/

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 13
Start Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: IB 226, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


20. Introduction to Geospatial Visualization class

Ruth Lilly Medical Library recommends registration for this class, but it is not required.

Link: https://mednet.medicine.iu.edu/medical-library/classes/

Date: Thursday, Mar. 22
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: IB 226, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


21. Network Visualization class

Ruth Lilly Medical Library recommends registration for this class, although it is not required.

Link: https://mednet.medicine.iu.edu/medical-library/classes/

Date: Thursday, Mar. 29
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: IB 226, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


22. 'We Were Made of and for the Stars,' featuring Keivan Guadalupe Stassun

This year's Trailblazers and Innovators in Underrepresented Minorities in Graduate Education Seminar Speaker Series features Keivan Guadalupe Stassun, a Mexican-American astronomer who serves as the Stevenson endowed professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and senior associate dean for graduate education at Vanderbilt University. This event is hosted by the IUPUI Graduate Office. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/1Spn

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 6
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 450C


23. Liberal Arts Talks presents Terry Kirts: 'The Chowder Diaries: Immersion Memoir Writing and the Communal Foods of Southeastern Illinois'

Rather than simply writing from memory, many memoirists now immerse themselves in the places, people and characters of their early lives to answer old questions and encounter new material. See how one writer sought his roots and discovered a time-honored local delicacy he had never tasted.

Link: http://apps.iu.edu/ccl-prd/events/view/16179589?pubCalId=GRP19561&type=month

Date: Friday, Mar. 2
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 405


24. International Student Speaker Series

Moderator: Karen E. Bravo
Associate dean for Graduate Studies and International Affairs

Speaker: Alex Okafor
Topic: Process of Criminal Trial in Nigeria

Speaker: Sheikh Mohsin
Topic: Administration of Criminal Justice in Pakistan

Speaker: Eduardo Pottumati
Topic: Brazilian Health Law and Judicial Review

Date: Thursday, Mar. 1
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: McKinney School of Law, Faculty Lounge, Room 351


25. Get active this semester

HPER-E 100 courses get you moving and physically active. And, for one credit hour as long as you aren't maxed out at 18 credit hours this semester, enrolling won't cost you more under banded tuition.

During the second eight weeks of the semester, you can enjoy elective course offerings, including beach volleyball, golf, ultimate Frisbee, weight training, Zumba and many more. Get moving and enroll in an HPER-E 100 course!

Link: http://one.iu.edu


26. Happiness and Health

You can learn to be happier just as you can learn to be good at tennis or learn to speak a foreign language. This new second eight-week course, HPER-H 317, in positive psychology focuses on the key aspects of thriving and living a flourishing life.

Happiness and Health is a hybrid course and will meet two times per week in person, and approximately half of the course content will be delivered online. The course starts March 6, so register soon!

Link: http://one.iu.edu


27. The Moving Company @ IUPUI's 18th annual Student Choreography Show

Come out and see a show totally run by students! The Moving Company @ IUPUI is putting on its 18th annual Student Choreography Show with special appearance from Xiphos Corps. This show is at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Admission is free for everyone. Come out and support the performing arts at IUPUI. It will be a show you do not want to miss!

Date: Saturday, Feb. 24
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Theater


28. 'Nrityotsav -- The Indian Classical Professional Dance Showcase'

DesiJags presents "Nrityotsav -- The Indian Classical Professional Dance Showcase" by Apurva Bendre and Deeksha Cauvery.

We are very excited to invite you to this energetic fusion of Bharatnatyam and Kathak. With more than 17 years of individual experience, these dancers will perform India's most revered dance forms with devotion. Come and enjoy an enthralling Indian classical experience.

Entry and dinner are free.

This event is proudly sponsored by student activity fees and GPSG.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1757063050984297/

Date: Friday, Mar. 2
Start Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Theater


29. ROAR to Detroit with the Student VIP Basketball Bus

Join the ROAR to Detroit on the Student VIP Basketball Bus to experience postseason hoops at the 2018 Horizon League Motor City Madness. Make sure to be there as the Jags men's and women's basketball teams battle for a spot in the NCAA brackets.

The IUPUI Department of Athletics is sponsoring a Student VIP Basketball Bus from the Campus Center to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for each of the Jags' games. The bus will return to Indianapolis at the conclusion of the IUPUI games each day.

Link: http://iupuijags.com/sb_output.aspx?form=51

Date: Friday, Mar. 2


30. Men's basketball to host 'Readers Become Leaders' on Friday

The IUPUI basketball team will play host to approximately 5,000 third-graders on Friday, Feb. 23, when the Jaguars take on Wright State at 11 a.m. at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

As part of the program, third-graders from Lawrence, Pike and Warren townships and IPS will be in attendance at Friday's game. They'll get pertinent information about the importance of reading and will receive giveaways throughout the day.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

Date: Friday, Feb. 23
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum


31. Women's basketball to host two key games

The IUPUI women's basketball team will host a pair of pivotal home games this week as the Jaguars take on Wright State at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, and Northern Kentucky at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at The Jungle.

Head coach Austin Parkinson's team is chasing a Horizon League title and has already claimed the program's fifth 20-win campaign in six seasons.

On Friday, Superhero Capes will be distributed to fans in attendance and seniors will be honored on Sunday.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

From: Friday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, Feb. 25
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Jungle


32. Men's basketball to honor seniors on Sunday

The IUPUI men's basketball program will honor the senior trio of Aaron Brennan, Maurice Kirby and Ron Patterson prior to the 1 p.m. game on Sunday, Feb. 25, against Northern Kentucky at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

Sunday's game is an All-Sports Reunion for former IUPUI student-athletes as well.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

Date: Sunday, Feb. 25
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum


33. Women's soccer to receive championship rings Sunday

The IUPUI women's soccer team will receive their 2017 Horizon League Championship rings at the men's basketball game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

Chris Johnson and his squad will have their championship trophies on hand at the Coliseum that day, and the team members will be honored with their individual rings as part of an on-court ceremony.

Johnson's squad made its second NCAA Tournament appearance this season after defeating Milwaukee in the championship.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

Date: Sunday, Feb. 25
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum


34. NIFS field trip volunteers

NIFS is looking for youth fitness mentor volunteers between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday, 3-4 times per month, working with children for about 90 minutes for field trips. Volunteers receive a complimentary membership.

Link: http://www.nifs.org/services/field-trips
Location: NIFS


35. Submit your abstract for IUPUI Student Research Day

Any student conducting independent, faculty-mentored research is cordially invited to submit an abstract and/or to register for IUPUI Student Research Day, which will take place Friday, April 6, in both University Tower and Hine Hall. Submit your abstract by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, March 15. This symposium showcases the breadth and depth of student research and creative activity across campus. Please see the website below for further information.

Link: https://crl.iupui.edu/iupuisrd/index.html

Date: Thursday, Mar. 15


36. New diversity undergraduate-research program

An exciting new program, the Diversity Scholars Intensive Research Experience (DSIRE), starts in 2018. Sponsored by the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning, DSIRE offers a $7,000 stipend, plus funds to present the research at a national conference, to students from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, veterans, students with disabilities or underrepresented in the discipline, LGBTQ+ and first-generation/low-income students, and other underserved student populations. Apply through May 1!

Link: https://crl.iupui.edu/articlesfolder/researchprogramarticlesfolder/dsirearticle.html

Date: Tuesday, May. 1


37. Summer undergraduate-research applications open

Relish investigating intriguing issues? Looking for a summer research experience? Apply now through the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning! The deadline for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute (MURI) and Diversity Scholars Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (DS-UROP) is Friday, March 30. You may apply for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) through Friday, March 16.

Link: https://crl.iupui.edu/index.html


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