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Campus Life

1. Jagathon's Riley Week in support of Riley Children's Hospital

2. Wear it Wednesday: Jag Shirt November deals

3. United Way Bash

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

5. Jagapalooza Battle of the Bands

6. Graphic designer needed!

7. Navigating a diverse workplace

8. "Developing Your Professional Brand" workshop

9. "Cha-Ching“: financial literacy event

10. Forgot or lost your parking permit? No problem...

11. 46th annual MLK Dinner tickets on sale!

12. Dancing With The Stars, benefiting Riley Children's Hospital

13. "If I Stay", sponsored by SAPB

14. "Into the Storm", sponsored by SAPB

15. "The Cherokee Word for Water", sponsored by SAPB & Social Justice Education

16. Krispy Kreme fundraiser

Academics and Lectures

17. Passages and Promises

18. Telecollaborative foreign language education lecture

19. PFFP Annual Pathways Conference

20. The Last Lecture: call for nominations

21. Looking for a good elective for Spring?

22. 2014 Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum

23. Women in Science Forum

Arts and Humanities

24. Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life exhibition opening party

25. Keith McHenry presents the Smashing Hunger/Squashing Poverty Tour

26. Concept artist talk by Demetrice Wilson

27. Tunes at Noon


28. Include an international student at your Thanksgiving dinner!

29. Indonesia Culture Hour


30. IUPUI staff council blood drive

31. Honors College Student Council blood drive


32. Research and clinical trials

1. Jagathon's Riley Week in support of Riley Children's Hospital

Nov. 3 through 7, is Riley week, a week of events that support and fund raise for Riley Children's Hospital.

Monday, Nov. 3: Punch Burger Dine to Donate and Dancing With The Stars.

Tuesday, Nov. 4: Letter Writing Party.

Wednesday, Nov. 5: Grilled Cheese with SAE.

Thursday, Nov. 6: Hot Cider and Hot Chocolate with Kelley School of Business Student Government.

Check out our website for details on each event. Proceeds from all events will be donated to Riley Children's Hospital.


2. Wear it Wednesday: Jag Shirt November deals

Stop by Barnes and Noble @ IUPUI on Wednesdays during November. Wear your Jag Shirt and get the following deals:

Nov. 5: 25% off any Men's/Women's Apparel excluding UA
Nov. 12: Free upgrade of any Holiday drink in the Barnes & Noble Cafe
Nov. 19: 10% off any Barnes & Noble Best Seller Book
Nov. 26: 25% off any gift item

Don't have a Jag Shirt yet? Come to the Basketball Home Opener on Nov. 14, and receive a FREE Jag Shirt!


3. United Way Bash

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Campus Center Atrium and Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Come party with the campus at our United Way Bash! There will be food, games, and prizes for the best costumes, campus leaders in "jail" and fabulous items to bid on at our Silent Auction. The costume contest will begin at noon.

All proceeds from Jail 'n Bail and the Silent Auction will go to United Way of Central Indiana, and count towards our 2014 IUPUI United Way Campaign goal!


4. 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 Oct. 2014, and Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.

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


5. Jagapalooza Battle of the Bands

Jagapalooza is the annual end of the year celebration held in Carroll Stadium. This year in conjunction with Jagapalooza there will be a battle of the bands. We are currently in search of committee members to help launch the first Battle of the Bands at IUPUI.

If you are interested please fill out the application connected to the link below. We hope to fill the committee in the next couple weeks. Help make your mark on IUPUI one to be remembered.


6. Graphic designer needed!

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is currently looking for a new graphic designer! If you're creative, looking to gain experience and build your resume, we'd love to work with you!

If you're interested, please contact our Vice President Kayla Jenkins ( for more information!


7. Navigating a diverse workplace

Join the Medical Spanish-Society of Latinos and the Gay Straight Medical Alliance for a conversation about the intersections of race, sexual orientation and medicine.

Dr. Alvaro Tori will discuss barriers he has faced and will provide advice on how medical students and health professionals can be sensitive, knowledgeable, and comfortable with caring for patients from different cultural backgrounds and sexual orientations.

Wednesday Oct. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Med/Sci room 326.


8. "Developing Your Professional Brand" workshop

Join us for this career workshop on how to present yourself as a professional and how to communicate your unique talents with Julie Vincent, Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations.

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center, room 307.

Julie Vincent has more than 30 years of experience in corporate communications, media relations, crisis management, marketing and writing services. Sponsored by Advancing Women Mentoring Program.


9. "Cha-Ching“: financial literacy event

Crunching numbers can be overwhelming, especially when you’re trying to create a budget for yourself. Learn from a Financial Adviser who graduated from IUPUI on how to make the most of your income to come.
Nov. 6, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Campus Center Room 409.

To register visit the link below.


10. Forgot or lost your parking permit? No problem...

If you get to campus and realize you don't have your parking permit, come and see us at Parking Services!


11. 46th annual MLK Dinner tickets on sale!

BSU will be hosting the 46th Annual IUPUI Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Downtown Indianapolis.

The keynote speaker this year will be author, critic, intellectual, and political analyst, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill.

Tickets are $25/students, $65/faculty, staff,& alumni, and $75/community members.

Tickets are on sale now in the Office of Student Involvment CE 370. For more info email or call 274-393.


12. Dancing With The Stars, benefiting Riley Children's Hospital

Much like the popular television show, this fundraising event will take place on our campus featuring your favorite members of student groups, student organizations. This year, we are even including staff members.

Lower Level tickets, which include pizza, are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Upper Level tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets go on sale Oct. 28, in the Campus Center.

The event takes place Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater.


13. "If I Stay", sponsored by SAPB

The Student Activities Programming Board is proud to present a free screening of "If I Stay" on Friday, Nov. 7, starting at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater.

"If I Stay" features Chloe Grace Moretz as Mia, who's life changes in an instant after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined.

This event is presented by the Student Activities Programming Board.

14. "Into the Storm", sponsored by SAPB

Don't miss out the action packed thriller "Into the Storm" showing in the Campus Center Theater on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. for FREE!

Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

This event is presented by Student Activities Programming Board.

15. "The Cherokee Word for Water", sponsored by SAPB & Social Justice Education

“The Cherokee Word for Water” is a full-length feature film about a Cherokee community, its indomitable courage and the leadership of an extraordinary woman, Wilma Mankiller, whose unwavering dedication and leadership led a community to self-sufficiency and self-determination.

Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in CE Theater.

This event is free and sponsored by the Student Activities Programming Board and Social Justice Education in celebration of Native American History Month.

16. Krispy Kreme fundraiser

In efforts to raise money to utilize as scholarships for individuals with autism, caregivers, and others seeking to attend trainings, we will be selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts on Nov. 14 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the third floor of Fesler Hall.

You may purchase doughnuts ahead of time to guarantee you get some or you may purchase them the day of. To purchase ahead of time, you may do so at the link below.


17. Passages and Promises

On Monday, Nov. 17, the IU Simon Cancer Center’s Mary Margaret Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education will host a symposium entitled “Passages and Promises: Innovations in Palliative Care Research Education and Practice” at the IUPUI Campus Center from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

It is open to researchers, clinicians, educators, and practice organizations in the community.

Register at the link below.


18. Telecollaborative foreign language education lecture

How do people learn second (and third and fourth) languages, and what is learned in the process? Examine the impact of Internet-mediated, class-to-class learning partnerships on the acquisition of linguistic, pragmatic, and intercultural competence, i.e. the ability to see the self through the eyes of the other.

Nov. 4, 2014, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Campus Center, Room 307.

RSVP: with Julie Belz talk in the subject line.


19. PFFP Annual Pathways Conference

Preparing Future Faculty and Professionals (PFFP) Annual Conference offers workshops & networking opportunities related to research, teaching, service & transferable skills for becoming a professional.

Free and open to all graduate and professional students, post docs, faculty, industry, alumni and community members. Nov. 7, 2014.

To register visit the Annual Pathways Conference page on the PFFP website. Registration is required for meal portions of the conference.


20. The Last Lecture: call for nominations

The Last Lecture -- "Lessons for Life from a Lifetime of Learning" -- offers the university community an opportunity to hear reflections on life's lessons and meaning from a retired or current IUPUI colleague of exceptional merit.

The 2015 Lecture will take place on Friday, March 27, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Campus Center Theater. The IUPUI community is invited to submit nominations for The Last Lecture speaker by Nov. 23, using the on-line nomination form.


21. Looking for a good elective for Spring?

Do you want to help people? If yes, this course is for you!

Offered on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 11:40 a.m., S201 Introduction to Case Management (Section 12271) 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. RISE elective offering.

More info: Carolyn Harkin-Brinton,

22. 2014 Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum

Reserve your seat now for the 2014 Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum. This year's speaker is Angie Hicks, founder and chief marketing executive for Angie’s List. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of the business world’s leading luminaries share her trusted insights on what it takes to be a successful leader.

The forum will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Indianapolis Central Library Auditorium.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, please RSVP.


23. Women in Science Forum

The forum will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, and the program will include a presentation by IU first lady Laurie Burns McRobbie , research presentations by undergraduate women and a panel discussion.

RSVP by Nov. 14. For accessibility assistance, or if you prefer to RSVP by phone, please contact Lindsay Heinzman at 317-274-0611.


24. Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life exhibition opening party

Saturday, Nov. 1, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

$5 with student ID.

Celebrate the opening of Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life at the IMA! In Mexican-American tradition, honor the lives of those passed by making paper marigolds and papel picado to place on a Day of the Dead altar. Nonperishable items, such as photos of loved ones, may also be contributed to the altar. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, art-making activities & music.


25. Keith McHenry presents the Smashing Hunger/Squashing Poverty Tour

We'll be hosting a workshop, vegan cooking demonstration, presentation and video by artist, author and activist Keith McHenry, co-founder of Food Not Bombs.

McHenry shares food with the hungry to create social change and provides resources for the ~200 global chapters of Food Not Bombs.

Copies of Keith’s new book “Hungry for Peace” will be available. He is excited to meet you and share his experience!

Sponsored by Students for Fair Wages and Geography Club.


26. Concept artist talk by Demetrice Wilson

Want to learn what it takes to land a job as a concept artist? Demetrice Wilson, a concept artist residing in Los Angeles is flying into Indianapolis to have a talk on Nov. 13th at 6 p.m. in IT room 252.

He has done work for companies such as Rhythm and Hues, Prana Studios, and many more! There will also be portfolio reviews the next day that students can sign up for.

For more information and to sign up for a portfolio review, see the link below.



27. Tunes at Noon

Join us for a special performance by the IUPUI Department of Music & Arts Technology Electronic Music Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Ben Smith.

The ensemble will be performing in the Campus Center Atrium on Monday, Nov. 3, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

This event is free and open to the whole IUPUI community.

28. Include an international student at your Thanksgiving dinner!

The Office of International Affairs is looking for families interested in hosting an International Student in their home for Thanksgiving dinner (hosting family should be within a 25-mile radius from Indianapolis). This is an opportunity to share traditions and to learn about each others cultures in a comfortable family setting.

Share your traditions this Nov. 27! If interested, please email by Nov. 20. Happy Thanksgiving!

29. Indonesia Culture Hour

Please join us for our Indonesia Culture Hour on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about Indonesia's culture, meet people and make new friends.

The event is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the University Library, room 0130.


30. IUPUI staff council blood drive

Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Medical Science Atrium and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bloodmobile at Taylor Courtyard.

Sign up below!

The donation process takes less than an hour. Donors should have a light snack before donating. Most people are eligible to donate. There are very few causes for deferral and very few medications that are not acceptable.


31. Honors College Student Council blood drive

Join the IUPUI Honors College Council at our blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Campus Center, room 409. The Indiana Blood Center must see 550 individuals each and every day to meet patient needs at the 60+ hospitals it supplies.

Sign up below!

The donation process takes less than an hour. Donors should have a light snack before donating. Most people are eligible to donate. Not sure if you are eligible to donate? Email to find out.


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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