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Campus Life

1. Summer parking lot closure update

2. Paw's Pantry seeking volunteers

3. Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

4. Graduate School Information Session

5. Staff Council Blood Drive 7/21/16 10 am - 3 pm

6. Traditions Board committee positions available

7. IUPUI Center for Young Children now enrolling STEM classroom

8. Spirit of Medicine: 'A Doctor's Visit' by Anton Chekhov

9. Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for July

10. Join Weight Watchers at work

11. Translating research experiences into employable skills

12. CRL Summer Poster Session registration and abstract submission

13. Applications open for staff awards and scholarships

14. How to apply to graduate/professional school

15. Save the date for Associate Faculty Orientation

Academics and Lectures

16. Looking for a fall general education course?

International

17. Welcome volunteers for international students needed

18. Registration is open for the next AEI class

Research

19. Abstract deadline for CRL summer poster session

20. MURI faculty proposals fall deadline extended to Monday, July 18


1. Summer parking lot closure update

We appreciate your patience as we complete necessary upgrades and construction projects on our garages and lots across campus.

For an update on the progress of existing projects, please click below.


Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/pages/announcements/construction.asp


2. Paw's Pantry seeking volunteers

Paw's Pantry is looking for volunteers to help staff the pantry on Wednesdays during the summer. Shifts are only two hours long, or sign up for a whole day. Volunteer responsibilities include greeting clients, stocking the pantry and being awesome. Check out our website to learn more about how you can get involved.

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better - it's not."
-Dr. Seuss

Link: http://www.pawspantry.iupui.edu
Location: Paw's Pantry, CE 220


3. Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

Indiana University is deeply committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports equal access, participation, and representation. As part of its mission to provide access to educational and career opportunities for all, IU has proudly supported the Indiana Black Expo (IBE) Summer Celebration since the 1980s and been a lead sponsor since 2011.

Link: https://indianablackexpo.iu.edu/

From: Friday, Jul. 15 to Sunday, Jul. 17
Location: Indiana Convention Center


4. Graduate School Information Session

The IUPUI Graduate Office is hosting a one-hour “Getting into Graduate School” information session for anyone interested in knowing more about making the decision to go to graduate school and what is involved with the graduate school application. The session will not address any specific program but rather provide a general overview. Registration is required and space is limited.

Link: http://graduate.iupui.edu/survey/grad-school-info-session.shtml

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 31
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 1126


5. Staff Council Blood Drive 7/21/16 10 am - 3 pm

Please donate blood for the IUPUI Staff Council Blood Drive. This event will take place at the IUPUI Campus Center on July 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Dotti Laas at 317-407-2124 or dlaas@indianablood.org.

For donor eligibility, contact eligibility@indianablood.org.


Date: Thursday, Jul. 21
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center


6. Traditions Board committee positions available

The IUPUI Traditions Board is looking for energetic and engaging individuals to serve on its committees. Committee members will work with the directors to plan Jagapalooza and Homecoming for the 2016-17 school year. All students are welcome to apply! Learn more and apply via the link below.


Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/pride-traditions/traditions/stb/index.shtml


7. IUPUI Center for Young Children now enrolling STEM classroom

Now enrolling for fall 2016. The IUPUI Center for Young Children is offering a valuable and unique STEM classroom learning experience for children ages 3 to 6 years old. The curriculum is designed to engage your child’s inquisitive nature with the exploration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Your child will observe, examine, question and analyze their world, creating a foundation for continued curiosity, growth and development.

Link: http://www.childcare.iupui.edu/programs.asp?content=stem
Location: IUPUI Center for Young Children


8. Spirit of Medicine: 'A Doctor's Visit' by Anton Chekhov

Where is the border between health and disease? How has this border changed following the emergence of modern medicine? Join us for a discussion of these themes on July 19 through the lens of the great physician-writer Anton Chekhov's story "A Doctor's Visit." The story is about a wealthy young woman who suffers from long, nebulous ills. But is she really sick or are her symptoms related to some social aspect of her life? Dinner will be served. Link to story below.


Link: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/193.htm

Date: Tuesday, Jul. 19
Start Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Medical Sciences Building 122C/D


9. Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for July

Enter your captions to this month's Archives photo from yesteryear and you might win a Fabulous Prize!

Congratulations to Sandy Bert for winning last month's Photo Caption Contest with the caption: "Wanna buy a watch?"

Step right up and enter your captions. It's no holds barred here!

Link: http://ulib.iupui.edu/captioncontest/


10. Join Weight Watchers at work

Enjoy the convenience of attending Weight Watchers meetings at work. Come to the Open House and learn how Weight Watchers meetings can help you make positive changes to lose weight and keep it off. See for yourself why people who attend Weight Watchers meetings lose three times more weight than those who go it alone.



Date: Thursday, Jul. 14
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Coleman Hall 018 (in the basement)


11. Translating research experiences into employable skills

All undergraduate students are invited to attend a helpful presentation. This presentation will show how to translate your experience in conducting independent, faculty-mentored research into skills that will enhance your résumé in order to help you gain admission into graduate school or to seek employment. Come and learn how to market your hard-earned competencies!

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/

Date: Tuesday, Jul. 26
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: University Library Lilly Auditorium


12. CRL Summer Poster Session registration and abstract submission

The IUPUI campus community is invited to attend the Center for Research and Learning Summer Poster Session on Thursday, July 28, 1 to 4 p.m. in University Tower Ballroom. All undergraduate students conducting a summer research project through CRL must present a poster. Please submit your abstract at the link below no later than Friday, July 15, at 11:59 p.m. Abstract submission includes event registration. For those wishing to attend, register at the link below.

Link: https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_71mAc1g7mBzY9j7

Date: Friday, Jul. 15
Start Time: 11:59 p.m.


13. Applications open for staff awards and scholarships

The following awards and scholarships are now open for application for IUPUI Staff.

* Gerald L. Bepko Spirit Award
* Carol D. Nathan SC Scholarship
* Nan Bohan Community Engagement Award
* Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. Experience Excellence Award

Please consider applying or nominating someone by Aug. 12.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~scouncil/awards/


14. How to apply to graduate/professional school

Interested in enhancing your application dossier for graduate or professional school? You are cordially invited to attend a helpful presentation hosted by the Center for Research and Learning on Tuesday, July 26, 10 to 11 a.m., in the University Library Lilly Auditorium. Please register no later than Friday, July 22, at the link below. For students in CRL’s 2016 summer programs, attendance is optional but requires registration, and if you do register, then attendance is expected.

Link: https://iu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_82H0t670V46yNnf

Date: Tuesday, Jul. 26
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: University Library Lilly Auditorium


15. Save the date for Associate Faculty Orientation

The Associate Faculty Advisory Board is happy to announce another campuswide orientation for new and fairly new associate faculty on Aug. 13. Even veteran part-time faculty will find the information helpful. Included in presentations and handouts will be information on working with the Registrar's Office, AES, UITS, UCOL and more. General information about parking, using your JagTag, reserving conference rooms on campus and more will also be provided. To register, click on the link below.

Link: http://academicaffairs.iupui.edu/AOEvents/EventRegistration?eventid=095c3886-4525-4fa8-93f2-fc2ef8e9332f&scheduleid=e7c68692-b6c2-4170-b867-7ac2890ff8bc

Date: Saturday, Aug. 13


16. Looking for a fall general education course?

Herron School of Art and Design is offering several courses for the upcoming fall 2016 semester that fulfill general education requirements. H100 Art Appreciation is a course taught both on campus and online and is an introduction to the visual arts for non-art majors. H200 Understanding Contemporary Art is an online course that examines art history from 1945 to present for non-art majors. H221 Art Past and Present is an online course that examines the history of art from ancient to the present.


17. Welcome volunteers for international students needed

• Help incoming international graduate students acclimate to American culture and the education system
• Extend your network around the globe with the mentees that have been matched with you based on specified interests, as well as other volunteers and their mentees
• Gain valuable skills for your résumé

Non-international students are encouraged to volunteer.

Interested? Fill out the application in the link provided.

Link: https://www.indiana.edu/~forms/iupui_oia_forms/machform/view.php?id=62800


18. Registration is open for the next AEI class

Enrollment is open for the next class of American English for Internationals (AEI) for professionals. As per popular demand, a two-instructor model is being introduced for more one-on-one time with participants. Class will meet 11 consecutive Wednesdays, starting Aug. 10. Classes will take place from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the Candlelight Room, A3050-A, at Methodist Hospital.

Link: http://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/gender-diversity-inclusion/diversity-affairs/programs-for-international-faculty/aei-accent-modification/

From: Wednesday, Aug. 10 to Wednesday, Oct. 19
Start Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Methodist Hospital A3050


19. Abstract deadline for CRL summer poster session

The Center for Research and Learning (CRL) cordially invites any undergraduate student conducting independent, faculty-mentored research this summer to submit an abstract no later than Friday, July 15. The 2016 CRL summer poster session, which is open to the public, will be Thursday, July 28, 1:30 to 4 p.m. in University Tower. Check the CRL website in now for submission and registration instructions. Student presenters need to sign in and set up posters between 1 and 1:20 p.m.

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/resources/index.asp


20. MURI faculty proposals fall deadline extended to Monday, July 18

The IUPUI Center for Research and Learning has extended the deadline for faculty members to submit team-research proposals for the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute (MURI) for the 2016-17 academic year. Please submit your complete proposal at the link below no later than Monday, July 18, at 11:59 p.m.

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/programs/MURI_Project_Awards/index.asp

Date: Monday, Jul. 18
Start Time: 11:59 p.m.


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