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Academics and Lectures
Student parking permits for the 2015-16 school year are on sale now. Order early to ensure you get yours before classes start!
Show us why you love Indy! Share your pics of downtown and campus this summer using #IUPUIndy.
The next University Library Book Club will meet on Friday, Aug. 7, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in University Library Room 2115E. We will discuss "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick. Send your RSVP to Anna Proctor at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the book club website for more details! IUPUI faculty, staff and students welcome.
Date: Friday, Aug. 7
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: University Library 2115E
Don't delay! Enter your captions to a vintage IUPUI photo and earn a chance to win our Fabulous Prize.
Congratulations to Eric Drongowski for his brilliantly succinct caption to our June photo, "Ursus versus nurses." He wins our Fabulous Prize.
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Help show pride in your campus and celebrate a staple in our community!!! This is also a time to get to know the other members of the IU family!! Indiana University is having a presence at the Indiana Black Expo, Annual Summer Celebration July 17, 18 and 19.
We need faculty, staff, and students from the IUPUI campus to help make this year's event a success. Each volunteer will receive their volunteer t-shirt and free entry to the expo. For more contact Richard Bray at email@example.com.
IU's family camp, Camp Brosius, located in Elkhart Lake, Wis., is looking for camp counselors, lifeguards and maintenance personnel. The position starts ASAP and lasts until Aug. 9. 40 hours a week at $9/hr. Room & board included. Apply online at http://bit.ly/1IlIVrA.
The Norman Brown Diversity and Leadership Scholarship Program is currently looking for faculty/staff to volunteer as mentors for the 2015-2016 academic school year. The program links students with faculty and staff who share their expertise and offer important advice. The mentor program is a crucial component to the success and retention of our students. Mentors assist students facing the demands of earning their college degree, returning to school as an adult or exploring career options.
Bring your weekly grocery list or just pick up a fresh snack! The IUPUI Fresh Produce Market takes place tomorrow, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the first floor Campus Center Food Court. The market features local produce and even veggies from the IUPUI Campus Garden! If you're looking for lunch, Chef will be serving up his seasonal dish of the day until 1 p.m.
Need a book, training, or certification exam, but your department cannot afford it? Funds are available to support your professional development at IUPUI. Grants of up to $400 are available to fully, or partially, cover costs for training, books, exam fees, and more. Application deadline is Aug. 1.
The newly formed Associate Faculty Advisory Board is happy to announce the expansion of the Teaching Forum to include a one-hour orientation for associate faculty. This orientation is intended to help new or fairly new associate faculty know where to go for help with their role as an employee and a faculty member of IUPUI. Included in presentations and handouts will be information on working with the registrar's office, AES, UITS, Faculty Affairs, parking services, and more.
Date: Saturday, Aug. 22
Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Taylor Hall 2110
IUPUI is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Taylor Courtyard. Bring picture ID. Make sure you have eaten and have been drinking water.
If you have questions, contact Dotti Laas at 317-407-2124.
Date: Wednesday, Jul. 22
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Taylor Courtyard
Faculty, staff and students at IUPUI feel free to be themselves, feel safe on campus and believe IUPUI is committed to diversity, according to a campuswide survey conducted last fall by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
“We wanted to examine the campus climate as it is experienced by those who study and work here, to better understand IUPUI’s institutional inclusiveness, the appreciation of diversity and the work-life issues that affect those on our campus,” said Karen Dace
Herron School of Art and Design is offering a course in the history of women in art. H340, Women in Art, examines the role of women in society throughout history and their contributions to the arts.
The Music and Arts Department still has openings in the online course Z301, Rock Music in the 70s and 80s. This online course meets the general education requirement for arts and humanities. For more information please call the department at 317-278-3684.
Latinos are much in the news theses days. Just who are the Latinos, and why are they here? How long are they staying? Who invited them, anyway, and why should we care?
LATS-L305/SOC-R495 will provide answers to those questions, many of which are quite contentious. To learn more, enroll in the fall 2015 course Contemporary Issues in Latino Studies, meeting Wednesdays from 6 to 8:40 p.m. Questions? Contact Robert Aponte (firstname.lastname@example.org) Enroll @ LATS-L 350(#26886) OR @ SOC-R 495(#27147).
The ETTA Fall Conference is designed for all IUPUI graduate students who serve -- or who will serve -- in any type of teaching-related role. Sessions will cover topics ranging from managing time and grading to using technology in the classroom and teaching online. The keystone of the ETTA program, the fall conference is an all-day event combining interactive workshops, group work, and experiential learning. The conference is free and lunch will be provided.
Date: Friday, Aug. 21
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 450
This hands-on workshop will give participants the guidance they need to successful migrate their Oncourse course content into Canvas. To learn more about what Oncourse to Canvas migration entails, search the IU Knowledge Base.
Date: Friday, Jul. 24
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: UL 1130
As competition for external funding becomes more challenging, getting one’s scholarly work successfully published is more important than ever. Dr. Gopen’s approach is based on a single idea: learning to write for the reader allows the writer to control what readers learn.
This year, Dr. George Gopen will present this workshop on Tuesday, July 28. If you are planning to attend the advanced workshop on Wednesday, July 29 you MUST attend this workshop or have attended one in the years prior.
Date: Tuesday, Jul. 28
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Walther Hall 203/205
Indiana University has subscribed to Quality Matters (QM) as a tool and process for the design, development, and ongoing review of online courses, especially those that are part of the IU Online initiative. The Applying the QM Workshop is QM's official workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors.
Date: Friday, Aug. 7
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 306
A syllabus is often the first impression that students form of a course, and it serves both faculty and student as a guide to and contract for the semester. A well designed and personalized syllabus can help faculty set the proper tone while simultaneously helping them avoid having to repeatedly answer basic student questions about expectations, policies, and deadlines. This webinar is part of the CTL’s online mini-workshop series focused on foundational teaching skills, Teaching@IUPUI.
Date: Thursday, Aug. 6
Start Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Online - Adobe Connect
The first day of class sets the tone for the rest of the semester. It’s an opportunity to set learners’ expectations, establish a feeling of community, and give students a taste of course content. This online mini-workshop will focus on ideas and activities that instructors can use to get a course off to a great start, with time for questions and discussion.
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 12
Start Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Online - Adobe Connect
To promote the professional development of associate faculty (part-time/adjunct), the Center for Teaching and Learning holds an annual Associate Faculty Teaching Forum the beginning of fall semester. If you are a part-time faculty member, whether new or returning, you are invited to attend the Associate Faculty Teaching Forum, designed to support your teaching role at IUPUI.
Date: Monday, Aug. 17
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Location: University Library
Herron School of Art and Design is offering H100, Art Appreciation, with both online and on-campus options. H100 is an introductory course to the field of art. H221, Art Past and Present, is taught only online and is a survey of the history of art through the ages. H200, Understanding Contemporary Art, is also taught online and is an introduction to contemporary art from 1945 through today. All courses fill the arts and humanities requirement for general education.
Employees and students, sign up for the Patient Portal to make appointments online. Employees, schedule your biometric screening appointments online after signing up for the portal.
Students, schedule fit tests and primary care appointments online.
You can view lab and immunization information and print and share info electronically. Not all reasons for visiting the clinic need an appointment. Read more via the link.
Email the clinic at email@example.com and ask to be web-enabled.
Enrollment is open for the next class of American English for Internationals (AEI) for international faculty, post-docs, fellows, residents, medical students and nurses. Class meets 10 consecutive Wednesdays, starting August 26. 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 accents.
Seeking volunteers for West Indy Back-to-School Community Day, Sat., Aug. 1, in Rhodius Park on the Indy Near Westside. Volunteers are needed 10 a.m.-12:30 PM or 12:30-3 PM to help with:
2) Programming (assist with program delivery)
3) Food (prep and distribution of free hot dogs and beverage)
4) General logistics (set up, serve where needed, ensure trash emptied, close out)
Expect 1,000 children and families to kick off new school year with booths, games and fun!
Date: Saturday, Aug. 1
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: School 49, Rhodius Park, 1720 W. Wilkins
The Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. Experience Excellence Award recognizes faculty and staff members for service "above and beyond the call of duty." Nominations are open for staff at this time.
All full-time appointed staff who have worked for the university a minimum of 12 months are eligible to be nominated for this award, even if they have been a previous nominee.
Details can be found at link below. Nominations open through Aug. 7.