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Campus Life

1. New shuttle service links IUPUI, Bloomington

2. University Library extends hours during finals week

3. JagNews holiday schedule

4. Campus Center semester break hours

5. Communications internship at IU School of Medicine

6. Design for new IUPUI residence hall approved by IU trustees

7. Communications internship at IU School of Medicine

8. Death Cafe Events - Spring 2015 Semester

9. IUPUI Student Employee of the Month

10. The Moving Company's Winter Dance Showcase

11. NIFS Mini-Marathon & 5k Training Program

12. Movie: "The Judge"

13. Movie: "Robocop"

14. Sam Jones Service Scholarship applications due Feb. 1

15. Spring parking permits on sale Monday!

16. Entertainment and Speakers Presents: Magician Daniel Martin

17. Weekends and After Dark: Dash through the Decades

18. Free Fries for Finals! Campus Center Food Court Promotion

19. Alternative Spring Breaks (March 2015) - now open!

20. New York Street two-way conversion project public meeting

21. Classroom security changes in store

22. IU Simon Cancer Center seeks students for 2015 Summer Research Program

23. Spring callout: Student Organization Fair

24. Spring parking permits on sale now!

25. Tunnel of Oppression

26. Jagtag: Movie tickets, gift cards, Indianapolis Zoo tickets and more

27. Jagtag EZ Deposit: Bill a deposit to your Bursar account

28. Call for nominations: 2015 Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. Experience Excellence Recognition Award

29. Save the date! IUPUI Research Day 2015

30. New shuttle service links IUPUI, Bloomington

Academics and Lectures

31. Call for nominations: Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity

32. Save the date! IUPUI Research Day 2015

33. Top 100 Informational Sessions

34. Call for Proposals: Present at the Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase & Symposium

35. CTSI MD/MS Fellowship Applications Currently Being Accepted

36. Beverage tasting classes -- spring 2015

37. Ins and Outs of Applying for NSF Funding

Arts and Humanities

38. Jinahie

39. Is your New Year's resolution to learn to play a new instrument?

International

40. 2015 Chinese Culture Camp at IUPUI

Athletics

41. Free t-shirts at men's basketball game Saturday

42. Women's Soccer to host Spring ID Camp

43. Enjoy home basketball games over break

Research

44. Research and clinical trials

45. Research and clinical trials


1. New shuttle service links IUPUI, Bloomington

Want to work online, play computer games, watch a little TV, and maybe even catch a nap while traveling between the IUPUI and Bloomington campuses?

Those options are now available through the new intercampus shuttle, a shuttle bus system that links locations on the IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses for travel four times each day.

Service began Dec. 1, with an official launch set for Jan. 12.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/stories/2014-12-02-intercampus-shuttle.shtml


2. University Library extends hours during finals week

University Library will extend open hours to IUPUI students until 2 a.m. from Sunday, Dec. 15 through Thursday, Dec. 18. For those needing study fuel in the evenings, the Library will serve refreshments -- coffee, tea, and hot chocolate -- while supplies last!

Refreshments will be served on the second floor, across from the Service and Information Desk. Students must have JagTag to stay in the library between midnight and 2 a.m.

Link: https://www.ulib.iupui.edu/ExtendedHours


3. JagNews holiday schedule

JagNews will not publish on Dec. 24 or Dec. 31. The next issue of JagNews will be Jan. 7, 2015. Happy holidays and we'll see you next year!


4. Campus Center semester break hours

The Campus Center will have reduced hours during the semester break, from Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, through Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, as follows:

Monday through Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Other special hours during the break are as follows:

Wednesday, Dec. 24 - Close at 5 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 25 - CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec/ 31 - Close at 5 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1 - CLOSED

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/campus-center/index.shtml


5. Communications internship at IU School of Medicine

Student applications sought for a $10/hr., 15-hr./week communications internship starting in early January.

This position will manage and create digital signage and calendar content for the IU School of Medicine, plus some internal news reporting. Writing and editing skills required. Photography and Photoshop skills a plus. Journalism, English, communications & biomedical sciences majors encouraged. Flexible hours.

Resume, cover letter and 1-2 page writing sample to scopemed@iupui.edu.

Link: http://communications.medicine.iu.edu/


6. Design for new IUPUI residence hall approved by IU trustees

The IU Board of Trustees has approved the design of a new residence hall at IUPUI.

The 172,000-square-foot building will be on North Street in close proximity to University Tower -- IUPUI’s newest residence hall with a state-of-the-art dining hall -- and will offer 700 beds for students and spaces to support student life activities, fitness programs, a computer lab, game rooms and laundry.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/stories/2014-12-09-new-residence-hall.shtml


7. Communications internship at IU School of Medicine

Student applications sought for a $10/hr., 15-hr./week communications internship starting in early January.

This position will manage and create digital signage and calendar content for the IU School of Medicine, plus some internal news reporting. Writing and editing skills required. Photography and Photoshop skills a plus. Journalism, English, communications & biomedical sciences majors encouraged. Flexible hours.

Resume, cover letter and 1-2 page writing sample to scopemed@iupui.edu.

Link: http://communications.medicine.iu.edu/


8. Death Cafe Events - Spring 2015 Semester

Our society does not make it easy for people to talk about death, and that is what a Death Café does. It allows time to talk and think about death in a safe, comfortable setting.

Each gathering inspires thought and action to make death a more common topic of conversation.

The two-hour session is free and pre-registration is REQUIRED for the 25 available seats. Time/location provided at registration.

Available dates and pre-registration at link.

Link: http://goo.gl/forms/8lhCGmXlUq


9. IUPUI Student Employee of the Month

Do you have a student employee who consistently excels in their position? Consider nominating them for IUPUI's Student Employee of the Month award. Winning students and departments will be featured on the Office of Student Employment's website. For more information, contact Robert Smith at rs26@iupui.edu.

Link: http://employment.uc.iupui.edu/Employers/StudentEmployeeAppreciationandEngagement/StudentEmployeeoftheMonth.aspx


10. The Moving Company's Winter Dance Showcase

On Saturday, Dec. 20, The Moving Company @ IUPUI will perform its winter showcase at the IUPUI Campus Center Theater. Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and admission is free. Come support the arts while enjoying a fantastic show with amazingly talented dancers!

Link: http://movingco.usg.iupui.edu


11. NIFS Mini-Marathon & 5k Training Program

Jan. 21 to May 6
Wednesdays at 6 p.m., downtown NIFS Location!

Have you been thinking about running your first 5k or mini-marathon? Competed before but need a strategy for staying on track with your training? Want to improve your overall time?

Cross the finish line with us this spring!

Our 14-week comprehensive program has been developed by exercise physiologists, fitness specialists and registered dietitians.

Register at NIFS or online today!

Link: http://www.nifs.org/fitness-center/training-coaching/mini-marathon-training-program


12. Movie: "The Judge"

Enjoy a free movie to de-stress from a day of studying for finals.

The Judge
Friday, Dec. 12
7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater

Big city lawyer Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his father (Robert Duvall), the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

Sponsored by SAPB.


13. Movie: "Robocop"

Take a break from your cram session and enjoy a free movie sponsored by SAPB.

Robocop
Saturday, Dec. 13
7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater

In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.


14. Sam Jones Service Scholarship applications due Feb. 1

Service + You = Sam Jones Scholars! Have experience working with the community? Need assistance paying for school while doing what you love? Join the Sam Jones family. Most applications are due Feb. 1. More information and applications at link.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/samjones


15. Spring parking permits on sale Monday!

Spring parking permits go on sale Monday, Dec. 15. If you purchased a fall permit, it's time to renew! For more details, click on the link below.

Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/Announcements/announcement9.aspx


16. Entertainment and Speakers Presents: Magician Daniel Martin

Come out Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at 7 p.m. to see Magician Daniel Martin in the Campus Center Theater!

Daniel Martin has quickly become one of the most in-demand entertainers in the nation. His high-energy blend of "Insane Magic & Sarcastic Improv" consistently leads to standing ovations and record-breaking crowds at theaters, universities and corporate events worldwide.


Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/326709527515283/


17. Weekends and After Dark: Dash through the Decades

Dress up in your favorite decades attire from the 20s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 90s, and today! We'll have a contest for the best dressed, dancing, free food and refreshments.

Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Campus Center.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/IUPUISAPB


18. Free Fries for Finals! Campus Center Food Court Promotion

Studying for finals got you down? Come to the Campus Center Food Court for your pick-me-up! During final exams (Dec. 15 to 19) Chick-fil-A is sponsoring "Free Fries for Finals"! Purchase any entrée and receive a medium order of Waffles Fries for free! Limitations apply, visit link for details.

Link: http://www.dineoncampus.com/iupui/


19. Alternative Spring Breaks (March 2015) - now open!

Alternative Breaks at IUPUI are student-led, social issue-focused, and service-based trips. For $100 you have lodging, transportation, and most food covered to a mysterious destination for spring break! This year's trips cover water conservation, disability, interfaith and community development (fraternity and sorority life students only). Applications are due by Thursday, Dec. 18.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/partnerships/student-service/events/alternative.shtml


20. New York Street two-way conversion project public meeting

IUPUI is hosting a public meeting to discuss the planned conversion of New York and Michigan to two-way streets. The meeting will begin with a quick Powerpoint overview and then break for an open house format to share plans up-close.

Monday, Dec. 15
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Campus Center Room 450A

Public parking is available in the Vermont Street garage at 1004 W. Vermont St.


21. Classroom security changes in store

Safety improvements for general inventory classrooms are planned for IUPUI through Jan. 14 as part of a classroom security project.

General inventory classrooms are those whose schedules are controlled by the Office of the Registrar and not operated by individual schools. A total of 167 rooms will be changed over during the project.

No classes will be relocated or cancelled during the project.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/headlines/2014-12-09-classroom-security.shtml


22. IU Simon Cancer Center seeks students for 2015 Summer Research Program

Students interested in gaining hands-on experiences in cancer research are encouraged to apply for the 2015 Summer Research Program at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. The annual Summer Research Program places students with a mentor physician or researcher for nine weeks, June 1 to July 24. Applications are due Feb. 27, 2015.

Link: http://news.medicine.iu.edu/releases/2014/12/cancer-center-summer-research.shtml


23. Spring callout: Student Organization Fair

Come learn about opportunities to get involved on campus! Taking place on Jan. 14, 2015, in the Campus Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by and visit student organizations, programs and pick up a free cell phone power bank (limited quantities)!

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/student-orgs/progserv/springcallout/index.shtml


24. Spring parking permits on sale now!

Spring parking permits are on sale now. If you purchased a fall permit, it's time to renew!

For more details and a chance to win a gift card to start the new semester, click on the link below.

Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/Announcements/announcement9.aspx


25. Tunnel of Oppression

Join the IUPUI Department of Social Justice in the 2nd Annual Tunnel of Oppression. This year's topics will be: body image, veteran PTSD, domestic violence, bullying, religion, disabilities.
Events will be on Jan. 27, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Jan. 28, from 1 to 6 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center, 4th Floor.

Link: http://youtu.be/zcNXymwo1qo


26. Jagtag: Movie tickets, gift cards, Indianapolis Zoo tickets and more

The holidays are here and Jagtag can help you out with your gift list! With 30-plus gift cards available -- including Walmart, Amazon, Target, GameStop, Kohls, Best Buy, Speedway and discount tickets to the Children's Museum, Zoo and movie theaters Regal and AMC-- there is something for everyone! So do your shopping at the Jagtag Office, where all forms of payment are accepted, including cash, check, all credit/debit cards and, of course, Jagtag!

Link: http://jagtag.iupui.edu/Gift-Cards-Tickets.asp?content=Gift-Cards


27. Jagtag EZ Deposit: Bill a deposit to your Bursar account

If you like the idea of billing your textbooks to your Bursar account, then check out the Jagtag EZ deposit option! This option is a once-a-semester way to make a $250 or $500 deposit to your Jagtag before the start of a semester. The amount is chosen when registering for classes (optional fees) or from the Jagtag website until Dec. 18, and is billed to your Bursar account where it may be paid with financial aid or any other method of payment accepted by the Bursar. Is this option right for you?

Link: http://www.jagtag.iupui.edu/Promotions.asp?content=Misc


28. Call for nominations: 2015 Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. Experience Excellence Recognition Award

Call for Nominations
2015 Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D.
Experience Excellence Recognition Award

Recognize your colleagues who go “above and beyond the call of duty.” All of us are here to do a specific job at IUPUI. The focus of this award is to recognize those individuals whose service activities go above and beyond the responsibilities of their basic job. You are invited to nominate any full-time IUPUI faculty member who has worked for the university a minimum of 12 months.


Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~fcouncil/awards/irwin.html


29. Save the date! IUPUI Research Day 2015

The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research invites you to the 2015 IUPUI Research Day. This open house celebrates the cutting-edge and multifaceted research and scholarly activities of IUPUI. Research Day provides an opportunity for the IUPUI faculty, staff and students; their academic, industrial and governmental partners; and the broader community, to come together and learn more about the research enterprise at IUPUI, to explore new collaborations and to lay the foundation for new p


30. New shuttle service links IUPUI, Bloomington

Want to work online, play computer games, watch a little TV, and maybe even catch a nap while traveling between the IUPUI and Bloomington campuses?

Those options are now available through the new intercampus shuttle, a shuttle bus system that links locations on the IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses for travel four times each day.

Service began Dec. 1, with an official launch set for Jan. 12.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/stories/2014-12-02-intercampus-shuttle.shtml


31. Call for nominations: Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity

Faculty, staff and students engaging in behaviors that embrace diversity across campus may be nominated for the 15th annual Dr. Joseph T. Taylor Award.

The Excellence in Diversity award honors the legacy of Taylor, the first dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz will confer the award to recipients during the 26th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium on Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Link: http://news.iupui.edu/releases/2014/11/taylor-awards-call.shtml


32. Save the date! IUPUI Research Day 2015

"From Innovation to Impact... Fulfilling the Promise" is the theme of the 2015 IUPUI Research Day.

The event will take place April 17, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center.

Link: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/ResearchDay2015/


33. Top 100 Informational Sessions

Thinking about applying for Top 100? Come to one of our informational sessions!

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in CE 305

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in CE 307

Also be sure to look out for your school's session!

Link: http://alumni.iupui.edu/top100.html


34. Call for Proposals: Present at the Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase & Symposium

Showcase your work & contribute your expertise at the IUPUI Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium to be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

This year's theme is "Strengthening Partnerships to Enhance Quality of Life in Indianapolis." Presentation formats include B.O.B. (Bursts of Brilliance) Talks, Pecha Kucha and 5-min Exposé.

Whether you are a seasoned presenter or submitting for the first time, you are encouraged to submit a proposal to present by January 30, 2015.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/about/conferences/bringle/index.shtml


35. CTSI MD/MS Fellowship Applications Currently Being Accepted

Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) invites applications from currently enrolled IUSM medical students, who have completed at least one year at IUSM and are interested in taking a year out of medical school to pursue an M.S. in Translational Science. Up to two applicants will receive a stipend of $24,500 and one year of health insurance coverage. Applications due March 9 at 4 p.m. For more information, please contact Carrie Hansel at cahansel@iu.edu or 317- 278-5842.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/grantinfo/grant/182


36. Beverage tasting classes -- spring 2015

Space is still available in the Department of Tourism, Conventions and Event Management's beverage classes for spring 2015.
- TCEM-H 218 WINES OF THE WORLD
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
- TCEM-H 385 SPIRITS OF THE WORLD
Monday evenings
- TCEM-H 408 FOOD AND WINE PAIRING
Thursday 1:30-4:15 p.m.
Register today! Must be 21 years of age to enroll.

Link: https://iu.box.com/TCEM-beverage-courses-spring15


37. Ins and Outs of Applying for NSF Funding

How to prepare and submit grant proposals to the NSF is the focus of presentations by representatives of OVCR, ORA and NSF awardees. The workshop will provide an overview of the Foundation, its mission, priorities/NSF programs that cut across disciplines. Topics include a description of the various funding mechanisms and their appropriateness for each career stage, attributes of high quality proposals, and resources available within the University to support proposal development.

Link: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NSFFunding021315/


38. Jinahie

On Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 6:06 pm., Jinahie will share her poetry in the Campus Center Atrium!

Jinahie (“my wings” in Arabic) is an extraordinarily gifted, 20-year-old Egyptian-American spoken word poet. Since 2008, Jinahie has competed in HBO’s Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam documentary series produced by Russell Simmons.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/399338490231414/


39. Is your New Year's resolution to learn to play a new instrument?

Are you interested in playing a string instrument? This spring, the IUPUI Music Academy will host an Adult String Ensemble Class! This 10-week course will give adults the opportunity to learn the joy of playing violin, viola, cello or upright bass in a fun, safe environment. All skill levels are welcome. Classes are open to the public. The cost is $80. The course runs Fridays from noon to 1 p.m., Jan. 30 to April 10, 2015. Contact Yvonne Gray at ygray@iupui.edu for more and to enroll.


40. 2015 Chinese Culture Camp at IUPUI

For language learning, the younger the better. To better prepare children to learn the Chinese language, the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis offers a Chinese Culture summer day camp for K-8 students. The camp is held at IUPUI, and lasts for one to five weeks. Students will have a full curriculum of Chinese martial arts, language, calligraphy, crafts, sports and more. Classes are taught by local Chinese teachers and teaching assistants from IUPUI.

Classes run June 22 to July 24, 2015.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~china/courses/summer-camp/


41. Free t-shirts at men's basketball game Saturday

Cheer on the Jags men's basketball team at the Coliseum this Saturday at 1 p.m. in a new #imajaguar tshirt. Free shirts will be given out to the first 200 IUPUI students in attendance using the student entrance. Free bus rides are available to and from the Coliseum outside the Tower - check out JagSportsBus.com for the schedule. Chance to win more great prizes at the game.

Link: http://iupuijags.com


42. Women's Soccer to host Spring ID Camp

The IUPUI women's soccer team will host a Spring ID Camp on Saturday, March 14, at the on-campus Michael A. Carroll Stadium. The camp is limited to just 50 participants and open to girls ages 14-18, regardless of skill level.

Link: http://iupuijags.com/news/2014/12/8/WSOC_1208142548.aspx


43. Enjoy home basketball games over break

Students, need a study break over the next few days? Come out and cheer on Jags basketball - don't forget your tickets are free. Here is the schedule:
Thursday, Dec. 18: Women's basketball in The Jungle at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20: Men's basketball in The Coliseum at 1 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21: Women's basketball in The Jungle at 2 p.m.

Link: http://iupuijags.com


44. 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.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial


45. 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.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial


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