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Campus Life

1. Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for August

2. IUPUI Athletics Unveils Redesigned

3. Jagtag Office Selling 'Dig-In, A Taste of Indiana' Tickets

4. Jagtag Office Selling Indy Eleven, State Fair & Other Discounted Tickets

5. Order Your IUPUI Parking Permit!

6. Jagtag Campus & Community Connections Fair - Aug. 27

7. Weeks of Welcome Aug. 23rd - Sept. 7th 2014

8. IUPUI Regatta presented by Herff Jones - Team Registration

9. 50 things to do before you graduate

10. NIFS Regatta Bootcamp

11. Request for new IUPUI residence hall approved by the IU Trustees

12. IUPUI Campus Health to offer free flu shots starting Sept. 2

13. IUPUI social media launches first campus-wide scavenger hunt

Academics and Lectures

14. Fall 2014 Course: Introduction to Case Management

15. Looking or a General Education course for Fall?

16. Foods and Nutrition offers beneficial 300 level electives

17. Have you thought about Grad School?

18. 2014 MSOT Information Session

19. Educational Training for Teaching Associates (ETTA) Fall Conference


20. Research and clinical trials

1. Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for August

Friends, Jaguars, countrywomen! Lend us your ears! We require your wise counsel in finding captions for this photo of famed painter and Herron instructor William Forsyth with his students. Supply your brilliance and you may win our Fabulous Prize.

Congratulations to James Patrick Marshall for his winning caption for the July photo: “Combining the DNA of a common housecat and Mr. Spock turned out to be easier than we expected.” For his cleverness he wins our Fabulous Prize!


2. IUPUI Athletics Unveils Redesigned

INDIANAPOLIS - After more than six months of work, the IUPUI Athletics Department is proud to unveil the brand new, just in time for the start of the 2014-15 campaign.

The new site also provides enhanced social media integration, allowing fans to stay on the pulse of the program through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

We hope you like what you see and continue to make your one-stop-shop for all things IUPUI Athletics.

Thanks for stopping by and Go Jags!


3. Jagtag Office Selling 'Dig-In, A Taste of Indiana' Tickets

Looking for something to do this Sunday? Check out 'Dig-In, A Taste of Indiana' at White River State Park from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dig IN will feature tastings of Indiana food & other local refreshments plus live entertainment, discussion panels & demonstrations. Enjoy all of this plus fabulous food samples created by over 30 chefs from venues including, Napolese, Recess, R Bistro, Peterson's, Mesh, Rook, Oceanaire & more! Get your tickets today at the Jagtag Office for $36.


4. Jagtag Office Selling Indy Eleven, State Fair & Other Discounted Tickets

The Jagtag Office is your one-stop shop for entertainment! The Jagtag Office is now selling tickets to Indy Eleven games - $11 BYB tickets & $30 Midfield tickets! For $7.50 you can also purchase State Fair tickets! Looking for more excitement? How about heading to Kings Island for $35? Want to stay local? Try an Indians game for $12.50, the Indy Zoo or Children's Museum for $18 or perhaps take in a movie at Regal Cinema for only $7.50! All these tickets & more are available at the Jagtag Office!


5. Order Your IUPUI Parking Permit!

The start of school is just a few weeks away and you will need to have your parking permit to enter the student garages. If you haven't already ordered your permit, please do so at Manage My Account on the IUPUI Parking Services website.

A temporary 10-day permit will print after completion of your online order but they cannot be swiped in garages. Since your permit may take up to 10 days to be delivered to your home address you should order your permit today to ensure it is received!


6. Jagtag Campus & Community Connections Fair - Aug. 27

From the moment you receive your JagTag, instant connections are created between you, the campus & our community. Join the Jagtag Office on Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m in UC Courtyard for a festive afternoon of free food, music & giveaways as you learn about all the connections JagTag has to offer you! Explore 50+ restaurants, businesses, organizations and departments to learn about all the benefits and savings they can offer you!


7. Weeks of Welcome Aug. 23rd - Sept. 7th 2014

Weeks of Welcome (WOW) takes place the first two weeks of classes. It is jam packed with a variety of events including resource fairs, the annual ice cream social, JagFest, RecFest, fun, food and games. It is a great way to meet new people and learn about the various campus resources and leadership opportunities available to you. Don't miss out. There's something for everyone! Please refer to the website for the most up-to-date schedule for WOW 2014.


8. IUPUI Regatta presented by Herff Jones - Team Registration

Team registration begins next Monday, Aug. 18 for The 6th Annual Regatta! You can register online at the link below. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @IUPUIRegatta for updates and other fun stuff leading up to the big event taking place on Sept. 20!


9. 50 things to do before you graduate

Have you done everything you need to do before you graduate from IUPUI? Follow #50thingsIUPUI on social media now and watch for a new thing to add to your to-do list each week. Post a pic corresponding to that week's activity, use the hashtag and you could win a gift card to the Barnes & Noble @IUPUI Bookstore -- 50 winners in all! Follow @IUPUI on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for details.

The week of Aug. 11 is "Ride your bike on the Monon and Cultural Trail."


10. NIFS Regatta Bootcamp

Join us at NIFS for the inaugural Regatta Bootcamp series to prepare your team for the race on Sept. 20! These one hour sessions will be geared towards improving your muscular strength and endurance to improve your physical conditioning for the race.

This program is FREE to all NIFS members! Drop in to any of the sessions! Aug. 25 through Sept. 18, 2014. See the link below to learn more.


11. Request for new IUPUI residence hall approved by the IU Trustees

The Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved a request to proceed with the design and construction of a new 700-bed residence hall at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

A site in close proximity to University Tower -- IUPUI’s newest residence hall, with a state-of-the-art dining hall, at 900 W. Michigan St. -- is being explored as a possible location for the new residence hall.


12. IUPUI Campus Health to offer free flu shots starting Sept. 2

IUPUI Campus Health will again offer free flu shots to the IUPUI community during the 2014-2015 flu season.

All IUPUI faculty, staff and students, including members of the IU School of Medicine, can obtain a flu shot at Campus Health (Coleman Hall), IUPUI Campus Center Student Health (students only) or outreach flu vaccination clinics across campus starting Sept. 2.

A valid JagTag ID is required to receive a free flu shot. See the link below for a list of 2014 Flu Vaccination Clinics.


13. IUPUI social media launches first campus-wide scavenger hunt

To kick off the start of the fall semester, students will get the chance to win big prizes by uncovering the most popular haunts on campus in the school’s first online scavenger hunt, as part of IUPUI’s annual Weeks of Welcome extravaganza.


14. Fall 2014 Course: Introduction to Case Management

RISE Elective Offering! Are you someone who wants to help people? If yes, this course is for you! S201 Introduction to Case Management (Section 28659) teaches the knowledge and skills that will help you walk from the classroom into the social service setting through service-learning experience with clients and other course activities. Class offered Fall Semester 9 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. Wednesdays. More info: Carolyn Harkin-Brinton (

15. Looking or a General Education course for Fall?

Herron School of Art and Design still has open courses in HER H100 Art Appreciation. Art Appreciation is an introduction for non-majors to the visual arts, through the study of processes, styles, history and culture, which incorporate visits to local museums and galleries. This course counts towards general education within the arts and humanities requirements. For more information you may contact Stephanie Doty (

16. Foods and Nutrition offers beneficial 300 level electives

Looking for an elective course? Foods and Nutrition courses cover the basic nutrients the human body needs for optimal health. Courses are Essentials of Nutrition (FN30300) & Healthy Menu Planning (FN31300). Students with nutrition knowledge can take Fundamentals of Nutrition (FN31500) & Diet Planning throughout the lifecycle (FN33000). Courses offered online, with some 8 week options. For more information, contact Kara Egan ( or register online.

17. Have you thought about Grad School?

If you are considering graduate school, come to IUPUI's Graduate Expo on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This education fair showcases a number of graduate and professional programs at IUPUI and 40+ other universities. For more information and to register, go to the link below or email


18. 2014 MSOT Information Session

Interested in becoming an occupational therapist or would you just like to learn more about the IU MSOT program? Please join us at the 2014 IU MSOT Information Session on Sept. 5, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. RSVP at the link below.


19. Educational Training for Teaching Associates (ETTA) Fall Conference

The ETTA Fall Conference is designed for all IUPUI graduate students who serve in a teaching-related role. Sessions will cover topics ranging from managing time and grading to using technology in the classroom and teaching online. Thursday, Aug. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Eskenazi Hall's Basil Auditorium. It will set the stage for attendees to improve their effectiveness in the classroom and will place them on a path to becoming exceptional instructors. Free.


20. Research and clinical trials

Interested in participating in a clinical trial at IUPUI? Browse a wide selection of trials through the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute clinical research studies site below.


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