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Campus Life

1. IUPUI Food Service - After Dark Dining

2. Elite 50 application deadline extension

3. IUPUI Photo Caption Contest for February

4. Connections - women's engineering and technology networking event

5. Nominations open for annual Women's Leadership Awards

6. Second cohort of Next Gen 2.0 leadership program announced

7. SACNAS promoting civersity in STEM

8. Love Your Data Week

9. History Club to host Trivia Night!

10. Sex and Coffee

11. Indiana University Police Department Cadet Officer Program

12. Free Spanish Course

13. Are you a leap year baby?

Academics and Lectures

14. Alternative spring break 2016 - Nicaragua


15. But First, Condoms

16. Free HIV/STI Testing

Arts and Humanities

17. Seeking student art for showcase opportunity

18. Herron youth art classes open enrollment

19. Garth Greenwell in Reiberg Reading Series


20. Registration is open for the next AEI class

1. IUPUI Food Service - After Dark Dining

Have you stopped by the IUPUI Campus Center Food Court during After Dark Dining? For the month of February, use your JagTag to pay for your purchases during After Dark Dining (Monday through Thursday 6 to 8 p.m.) and be automatically entered to win a selection of prices! Every Friday we will select a winner! Don't miss out!

From: Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 26
Location: Campus Center Food Court

2. Elite 50 application deadline extension

GPSG is extending the Elite 50 application deadline to Monday, Feb. 15 at 5pm. GPSG would like to have representation from all 17 graduate and professional schools. This year a $500 scholarship will be awarded to the winner of the Charles R. Bantz Award for Excellence. Applications can be found on the GPSG website below. Applicants should submit their application and materials to


3. IUPUI Photo Caption Contest for February

Special Collections and Archives brings you this month's Photo Caption Contest. Enter your captions for the goofy photo and you may win our Fabulous Prize.

Congratulations to Clarence Brooks for his winning caption for last month's photo, "A 'scale' model..." For landing the big one he wins our Prize.

Don't delay. Act now! Operators are standing by!

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4. Connections - women's engineering and technology networking event

Join us for an evening to celebrate women in engineering and technology -- a collaborative effort designed to connect future and current females in engineering and technology industries. Listen to brief remarks from Dean David Russomanno and a special guest speaker, and socialize with our female students and alumni. Learn about the summer POWER camp, the mentoring program for female students, professional organizations and much more. Light refreshments will be provided.

RSVP by Feb. 16.


Date: Thursday, Feb. 18
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: University Tower Ballroom

5. Nominations open for annual Women's Leadership Awards

Nominations are now open for the annual IUPUI Women’s Leadership Awards given in celebration of Women’s History Month by the Office for Women and the Office of Student Involvement. The awards are presented at the annual Women's Leadership Reception held in March to recognize the special contributions of women-identified faculty, staff and students to the IUPUI campus and greater community.

The Women’s Leadership Reception will be on Thursday, March 31 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in CE 450A.


Date: Thursday, Mar. 31
Start Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 450A

6. Second cohort of Next Gen 2.0 leadership program announced

This week interim executive vice chancellor Kathy Johnson announced plans for a second cohort for 2016-17 academic year of the Next Generation 2.0 leadership training initiative at IUPUI. This initiative directly addresses campus Strategic Plan goals to "develop our faculty and staff" and to "promote an inclusive campus climate." Participants complete a yearlong curriculum that prepares them to step into and/or create leadership opportunities at IUPUI. Details at the Office for Women website.


7. SACNAS promoting civersity in STEM

Join us for lunch (provided) on Thursday, March 3, in Campus Center CE 308.

Society Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is calling out all interested in pursuing careers in science. Learn about our organization and opportunities available and how you can become involved. We serve both undergraduate and graduate communities.


Date: Thursday, Mar. 3
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: CE 308

8. Love Your Data Week

Love Your Data (LYD) Week is a social media event for students. It's designed to help them deal with data challenges and get local support and resources. Research data are the foundation of the scholarly record and crucial for advancing knowledge of the world around us. If you care about research data, join us! All students participating in the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook will be entered in a daily raffle for a $20 Amazon gift card. Limit one per student.


From: Monday, Feb. 8 to Friday, Feb. 12
Location: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

9. History Club to host Trivia Night!

Come and test your knowledge with other history aficionados! The IUPUI Undergraduate History Club would like to invite you to our Trivia Night on Feb. 18 in Campus Center 409. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP using the google form link below. All majors welcome!


Date: Thursday, Feb. 18
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: CE409

10. Sex and Coffee

On the night of Feb. 9, six comedians will help us explore the topic of sexual health in the most hilarious way possible. Join us in learning about sexual health positivity, awareness and education. The Tower Bistro will be transformed into a coffee house/comedy lounge, and students will have access to a free coffee bar and comedy show. This event is open to all IUPUI students and is free of charge. The show will run 8 to 10 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 9
Start Time: 8 p.m.
Location: University Tower, Bistro

11. Indiana University Police Department Cadet Officer Program

The Indiana University Police Department - Indianapolis Division is accepting applications for the IUPD Cadet Officer Program through Feb. 21. This program is open to all IUPUI students.

Click the link below for more information on the Cadet Officer Program. Those interested should inquire via or come by IUPD-IN Headquarters between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Inquiries can be made with Officer Lyons or Sergeant Remender.

The IUPD admin phone line is 317-274-7971.

Location: Indiana University Police Department -Indianapolis Division Headquarters 1232 W. Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46202

12. Free Spanish Course

The Spanish Resource Center at IUPUI will be offering a noncredit basic Spanish conversation course for IUPUI faculty, staff and students free of charge.

Classes will meet two days a week on Mondays and Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. for five weeks. The class runs Feb. 22 to March 31 and will be held in CA205.

If you want to learn useful words and expressions, or if you would just like to practice and meet new friends, this is the class for you!

RSVP to by Feb 19.

From: Monday, Feb. 22 to Thursday, Mar. 31
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Cavanaugh Hall 205

13. Are you a leap year baby?

If you were born on Feb. 29, we want to talk to you! Please email

14. Alternative spring break 2016 - Nicaragua

Attention graduate students in medicine, dentistry, public health, nursing, health & rehab sciences, and other allied health professions:

In Nicaragua, diarrhea is a leading cause of death in infants and children. ASB2016 works to combat that by building composting latrines in a village where most homes and the school don't have a latrine. ASB2016 combines service, discovery, adventure and learning. Living with host families rounds out this immersion experience. Deadline Feb 19.


From: Saturday, Mar. 12 to Sunday, Mar. 20
Location: Nicaragua

15. But First, Condoms

Are you interested in becoming an exclusive member of the Condom Club here at IUPUI? It’s quick, easy and unforgettable. This membership allows you free access to specialty condoms, lubrication and sexual health tips. Imagine never having to buy condoms again during your college career as a Jaguar! Be on the lookout for our mobile training site on campus held once a week. The next training will be Thursday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium.


16. Free HIV/STI Testing

Did you know that one in two sexually active young people will get an STD by the age of 25? You should know your status, so get yourself tested. Free testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The first of the spring semester will be on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Campus Center Atrium. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Conducted by the Bellflower Clinic and the Damien Center. Tests include HIV, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea. No appointment necessary.


Date: Thursday, Feb. 11
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium

17. Seeking student art for showcase opportunity

The Performing Arts Club is producing 5 student-written short plays in the black box theater in Cavanaugh Hall. In an effort to boost arts and culture on IUPUI's campus, we hope to showcase some visual art outside the theater space. If you are a Herron student or have taken any art classes, we invite you to submit up to 3 projects to display. Submissions accepted until Friday, Feb. 19. Email for details.

From: Friday, Mar. 4 to Saturday, Mar. 5
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: CA 003

18. Herron youth art classes open enrollment

IIUPUI faculty, staff and students may enroll their children and grandchildren for art classes at Herron School of Art and Design, and receive a discount on tuition. Herron’s Saturday School has fueled the imaginations of hundreds of thousands of children by providing dynamic community art classes for youth grades 3-12. Learning experiences are designed to foster creativity through engaging studio projects and related activities. Classes begin March 5. Enrollment deadline is Feb. 26.


From: Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 26
Start Time: 12 a.m.
Location: Herron School of Art and Design - IUPUI

19. Garth Greenwell in Reiberg Reading Series

Garth Greenwell (born 1978) is an American poet, author, literary critic, and educator. His debut novel, What Belongs to You was published in the US by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in January 2016. What Belongs to You has been called the “first great novel of 2016” by Publishers Weekly. Of the book, the New York Times Book Review observes, “Mr. Greenwell writes long sentences, pinned at the joints by semicolons, that push forward like confidently searching vines.


Date: Thursday, Feb. 18
Start Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Basile Auditorium, Eskenazi Hall

20. Registration is open for the next AEI class

Enrollment is open for the next class of American English for Internationals for international faculty, post-docs, fellows, residents, medical students and nurses. Class meets 11 consecutive Wednesdays, starting March 16. Classes will take place from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. in the Candlelight Room, A3050-A, at Methodist Hospital. The goal of AEI is to improve participants' spoken communications with colleagues, patients and staff through modification not elimination of their international accents.


From: Wednesday, Mar. 16 to Wednesday, May. 25
Start Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Methodist Hospital A3050-A

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