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Campus Life

1. World Heart Day walk

2. Free Day at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

3. United Way: Lunch & Learn

4. LGBTQ Fall Social - Students, faculty & staff

5. The Incredibles

6. The Goonies

7. Make Voting Easy with TurboVote!

8. JagVote

9. Association of Women Surgeons call out meeting

10. Unplugged coffeehouse

11. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) at IUPUI call out meeting

12. Tibet: Culture & Autonomy

13. SIGGRAPH call out meeting

14. EM parking in Lot 71

15. Jagtag: FREE picture retakes for food!

16. Jagtag office selling - 'Inside the Front Office' tickets

17. Faculty, staff to be part of campus-wide survey on IUPUI’s transfer process

18. Miles Printing reception

Academics and Lectures

19. IUPUI Imaging Research Symposium

20. Is medical history pertinent to the medicine of today?

21. SHRS Interdisciplinary Research Conference

22. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

23. 2014-2015 Collaborative Research Grants program (IUCRG)

24. The Annual Information Literacy Workshop


25. Mental Health Awareness Day

26. NIFS 1st Year Fit

27. Weight Watchers open house

28. Flu shot update

Arts and Humanities

29. National anthem singers call out


30. Help fight hunger at Indy Eleven game

31. 'Select-A-Seat' night


32. Research and clinical trials

1. World Heart Day walk

This World Heart Day, Sept. 29, join the IUPUI community in a one-mile walk as a demonstration of commitment to reducing preventable deaths due to cardiovascular disease.

IUPUI faculty, staff and students are encouraged to lace up their sneakers and join the walk at 11:45 a.m. at the Wood Plaza Fountain.

Join the IUPUI community in helping Indiana be done with being ranked 41 out of 50 states for overall health. Show that you are personally #DoneWith41.


2. Free Day at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The world’s largest children’s museum appeals to more than just kids. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five full floors of excitement, entertainment and education appreciated by adults who like to explore and enjoy their “inner child.”

Admission is free for college students each Sunday in Sept. 2014, each Sunday in Oct. 2014, and Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.

Enjoy a free day at the museum!
(must show valid college ID).


3. United Way: Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
University Library 1126

New to the United Way campaign? Interested in learning more? If so, you came to the right place!

Join United Way of IUPUI for he Lunch & Learn series. This week we will be discussing Basic Needs.

*Donate your unused cell phones to be donated to a deserving United Way agency.


4. LGBTQ Fall Social - Students, faculty & staff

Come join the LGBTQ Undergraduate Student
Association - Advocates for Sexual Equality as well as the LGBT Faculty Staff Council for the LGBTQ Fall social. The social will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Campus Center, Room CE309. If you have questions, or would like additional information, please contact

5. The Incredibles

Start the weekend off right with the 2004 Disney-Pixar classic, The Incredibles.

The film screening will take place on Friday, Sept. 26, in the Campus Center Theater at 7 p.m. Free refreshments and popcorn.

Sponsored by SAPB

6. The Goonies

"Hey, You Guys!" Don't miss out of the 1985 throwback classic, The Goonies. Bring out the whole family for a relaxing evening with free popcorn and refreshments.

The film screening will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Campus Center Theater at 7 p.m. Free refreshments and popcorn.

Sponsored by SAPB

7. Make Voting Easy with TurboVote!

Are you planning to vote in the Nov. 4 election? IUPUI has partnered with TurboVote to make voting as easy as possible. With TurboVote, you can:
- Register to vote online,
- Get an absentee ballot and vote by mail,
- Receive email/text reminders about the election.

Elected officials decide how much funding goes to higher education in Indiana. Vote to keep tuition from going up!

The IN voter registration deadline is Oct. 6. Make sure you register through TurboVote now!


8. JagVote

JagVote will feature a screening of acclaimed documentary Freedom Summer at 6 p.m. with introductory remarks by Marion County Clerk Beth White. Student organizations from around IUPUI will also feature games and information for this election season. All students are encouraged to sign up with TurboVote to make sure you are ready to vote in the November election. JagVote brought to you by SPEA Student Council. Coming Oct. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.


9. Association of Women Surgeons call out meeting

Are you a female interested in surgery? If so, come join us on Monday, Sept. 22, to find out more about the Association of Women Surgeons SIG! We are a new SIG this year and would like to get you involved! This will be an informal call out meeting located in the Daly Center room 185. We will give a short presentation about our group, and talk about upcoming events that we will have throughout the year. Food will also be provided.

See you there!

10. Unplugged coffeehouse

Take the night off and do a full system restore at the “Unplugged” coffeehouse, on Friday, Oct. 3, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. The night will feature two hours of music and free Caribou Coffee with fun toppings and snacks. The event will take place in the University Tower 2nd Floor Bistro and is open to all IUPUI students. Go off the grid and reconnect with real people in a groovy coffeehouse atmosphere. This event is sponsored by the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion.


11. Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) at IUPUI call out meeting

Be part of a winning team!

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1:30 p.m., SL165

SAE at IUPUI will participate in a several competition Spring 2015.

Looking for volunteers for all positions.

SAE collegiate chapter is open to all majors.

12. Tibet: Culture & Autonomy

Pass The Mic Event: On Oct. 6, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium, eight Tibetan Monks will be coming to speak about Buddhist culture and human rights issues in Tibet. They are on a tour of the U.S, and there will be plenty of opportunity for questions, in the typical Pass The Mic style. Come join us for an interesting discussion and free pizza!


13. SIGGRAPH call out meeting

Interested in Animation, film, game design, art, or computer science?

SIGGRAPH is having their callout meeting next Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Campus Center room 406.

There will be PIZZA and we will have a raffle to give away a one year subscription to 3D WORLD Magazine!


14. EM parking in Lot 71

Lot 71, on the east end of campus between the Blackford St. & North St. Garages is now employee only parking.

If you have an EM parking permit, please park in this lot to free up ST spaces for students.


15. Jagtag: FREE picture retakes for food!

The Jagtag Office and Paws Pantry have teamed together for the 2nd annual 'Say Cheese for Charity' food drive! Bring in a non-perishable food donation to the Jagtag Office Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, and get a FREE picture retake for your Jagtag! Remember to bring your current Jagtag! You will be exchanging your current Jagtag for one with a new and improved photo! All donations will be given to the IUPUI Paws Pantry!


16. Jagtag office selling - 'Inside the Front Office' tickets

Looking for a way to break into the sports industry? Then don't miss this chance to network with several of Indiana's most accomplished sports professionals as part of Indy Eleven's 'Inside the Front Office' program on Saturday, Sept. 27! The Jagtag Office is currently selling the $25 combo ticket that includes a BYB ticket to Saturdays game, food voucher, parking validation & entrance into the 'Inside the Front Office' featuring Donnie Walsh, Doug Boles, Mike Moore, Peter Wilt & more!


17. Faculty, staff to be part of campus-wide survey on IUPUI’s transfer process

IUPUI will participate in a long-range project sponsored by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education that focuses on transfer students.

The process will start with the faculty-staff survey on Sept. 29, followed in Nov. by a transfer student survey. A final report to the campus community is expected in June 2015.


18. Miles Printing reception

Fascinated by what comes next with IUPUI's printing vendor Miles Printing? Enjoy a free lunch from Big Ron's food truck, take a selfie with Colts Blue, and mingle with innovative marketers at Miles Printing's Swag Truck!

Where: Miles Printing. 4923 W. 78th St. Indianapolis, IN 46268

When: Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


19. IUPUI Imaging Research Symposium

The objective of this symposium is to bring together investigators from diverse scientific disciplines with image technology experts to explore potential collaborative research opportunities. This year’s event will include a presentation by Dr. Kamlesh Lulla, chief scientist for earth observations from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, who will describe recent activities in remote imaging.

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
IUPUI University Library, Lilly Auditorium
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


20. Is medical history pertinent to the medicine of today?

Come listen to distinguished physician & medical school professor Dr. Richard Gunderman argue why medicine's past is crucial to understanding its future. For all those who are interested in medicine, history, or both, you will not want to miss Dr. Gunderman's engaging lecture! FREE LUNCH will also be served. This lunch is open to the public as well as all IUPUI students.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 12 p.m.
Where: Emerson Hall Auditorium (EH304)

21. SHRS Interdisciplinary Research Conference

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and IU Alumni Association are sponsoring the 4th annual Interdisciplinary and Education Research Conference.

Join us on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for workshops, exhibitors and poster presentations.

Location: IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450

Registration is required.


22. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

The Kelley School of Business is now accepting applications for spring 2015 admission. If you are completing the requirements for Option 1 or 2 in the fall 2014 semester, you should apply now. The deadline to apply is Oct. 1, 2014. Not sure if you are ready to apply? Schedule an appointment with a Kelley Academic Advisor in BS 2010 by calling 317-274-2147.


23. 2014-2015 Collaborative Research Grants program (IUCRG)

The goals of this competition are to facilitate and support the early stages of outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries by teams of experts from different departments, schools, campuses or disciplines, who have not previously worked together in the project’s subject matter. Each team may request up to $75,000 to support research which will significantly advance a research field and impact Indiana, the US and the world. Proposals are due Dec. 3, 2014.


24. The Annual Information Literacy Workshop

Oct. 3, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in UC104.

This workshop will explore how faculty and librarians can work together to devise ways of increasing students’ ability to locate, evaluate and use information using library resources. This year, we are happy to invite William Badke, an Associate Librarian, at Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada.


25. Mental Health Awareness Day

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium for Mental Health Awareness Day! We will have free depression screenings, music, and activities as well as information and resources surrounding mental health. This event is sponsored by IUPUI CAPS and the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion. Call 317-274-WELL for more information.


26. NIFS 1st Year Fit

The 1st Year Fit program was designed to help keep first year students on a healthy track as they start a new chapter in their college careers. For each activity a student participates in they can earn points they redeem for prizes. The program will run Monday, Aug. 25 through Sunday, Dec. 7 with winners announced Dec. 14.

A free t-shirt and water bottle is given to student members that enroll in the program. This is a completely free program for IUPUI students who are NIFS members.


27. Weight Watchers open house

Looking for a new beginning? Please join us for a Weight Watchers open house on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. in ES 4130. Hear success stories, taste healthy dishes, and get inspired. Send RSVP or questions to Valerie Decker at

28. Flu shot update

After facing additional delays, IUPUI Campus Health now expects to receive its first order of flu shots by Oct. 31.

Because of these unforeseen circumstances, Campus Health will postpone its Oct. outreach clinics to Nov., except for the flu vaccine clinic at the IUPUI Health and Benefits Fair on Oct. 31, which will occur as scheduled. Campus Health staff will notify those who have scheduled outreach clinics soon to choose new dates.


29. National anthem singers call out

Interested in singing the national anthem at an upcoming IUPUI Athletics event? Please contact John Rasmussen at for information and scheduling opportunities.


30. Help fight hunger at Indy Eleven game

The IUPUI community and fans of the Indy Eleven soccer team will blend professional soccer, a celebration of College Night and join the campus’s battle against hunger at a food drive Sept. 27 during an Indy Eleven home game against the Carolina RailHawks at Michael A. Carroll Stadium.

Those attending the game are asked to bring non-perishable, non-expired food donations to the game to support the effort to feed those who need support. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.


31. 'Select-A-Seat' night

Make plans to come visit the Fairgrounds Coliseum next Tuesday, Sept. 30, beginning at 5 p.m. The Department of Athletics will be hosting an Open House to show off the new home of Jaguars Basketball. This will be the first opportunity to see the new IUPUI themed floor design and updated locker room. Fans can also personally select their seat location. No charge for the open house - parking will be available throughout the Fairgrounds Campus.


32. 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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