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Campus Life

1. Jagapalooza

2. Campus Center summer hours begin May 9

3. Summer Parking Permits

4. Register for Jagathon

5. Considering graduate school?

6. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

7. Jagathon new and returning committee meeting

8. WNBA's Tamika Catchings to speak at IUPUI commencement

9. Data Topics: 'Encryption Basics'

10. Data Topics: 'Learn Open Refine'

11. Data Topics: 'Data Sharing -- What You Need to Know'

12. 'The Intouchables' screening and election callout

13. Jagapalooza: #IMAJAGUAR Pet Therapy

14. Jagapalooza Movie in the Courtyard: 'The LEGO Batman Movie'

15. Drug Take Back and Safe Disposal

16. Take Back the Night and Glow Walk

Academics and Lectures

17. Looking for a summer online course?

Health

18. Free skin cancer screenings May 1

19. Free HIV/STI testing

Athletics

20. IUPUI to host Summit League tennis tournaments

21. Softball to host Omaha in three-game set


1. Jagapalooza

Enjoy an evening of carnival rides, games, food trucks and fun at Jagpalooza, IUPUI's annual year-end carnival, from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, April 28. Find us in our new location -- Lot 71 between the North Street and Blackford Street garages.

Jagapalooza is open to all IUPUI students, faculty and staff. Guests are welcome as long as someone in the party has a Jagtag.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Indiana National Guard and the Division of Student Affairs.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/pride-traditions/traditions/jagapalooza/index.shtml

Date: Friday, Apr. 28
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Lot 71 - Between North St. and Blackford St. garages


2. Campus Center summer hours begin May 9

Beginning May 9, the Campus Center will operate on reduced hours for the summer.

Monday - Saturday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Link: http://campuscenter.iupui.edu


3. Summer Parking Permits

Parking permits for summer will be available for purchase beginning May 1. For more information on permit options and rates, please click below.

Link: https://parking.iupui.edu/pages/park/student/get.asp


4. Register for Jagathon

Jagathon is IUPUI's 15-hour Dance Marathon that raises money for Riley Hospital for Children. The event will be held on March 3, from noon to 3 a.m. This past year, Jagathon raised more than $351,000 for the kids at Riley. Help us make miracles and register today!

Link: http://donate.rileykids.org/jagathon

From: Saturday, Mar. 3 to Sunday, Mar. 4
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Campus Center


5. Considering graduate school?

Attend a one-hour Getting into Graduate School information session that focuses on making the decision to go to grad school and understanding the components of the application. Graduate admissions at IUPUI are decentralized, so each program has its own requirements and makes its own admission decisions. Therefore, the session will not address any specific program but rather provide a general overview. The session is free. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Link: http://graduate.iupui.edu/survey/grad-school-info-session.shtml

Date: Wednesday, May. 24
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: University Library 1126


6. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

Please join us for the May 1 IUPUI Day of Remembrance. This is a time for the entire IUPUI family to come together and remember students, faculty, staff and alumni who have passed away. It is a modest yet very important statement to all that everyone in the IUPUI family matters. During the ceremony, from 11 a.m. to noon, those who wish to do so will be invited to share a memory of those being honored.

Date: Monday, May. 1
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 305


7. Jagathon new and returning committee meeting

Interested in joining the 2018 Jagathon Committee? Join us in Herron Auditorium 101 on April 27 at 7 p.m. for information about joining the committee and getting more involved in the largest student organization on campus!

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Herron Auditorium 101


8. WNBA's Tamika Catchings to speak at IUPUI commencement

Tamika Catchings, a superstar on the basketball court and an inspiration in the community, will be the featured speaker at IUPUI's commencement May 14. Catchings, who earned a master's degree in sports studies at the University of Tennessee, played her entire 15-year professional career for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association, cementing a legacy as one of the greatest women ever to play the game.

IUPUI's commencement is open to all. Tickets are not required.

Link: https://news.iu.edu/stories/2017/04/iupui/inside/04-catchings-commencement-speaker.html

Date: Sunday, May. 14
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium


9. Data Topics: 'Encryption Basics'

Encryption is one of the most useful strategies for keeping your personal and research data confidential. Big data aggregators and hackers are constantly gathering data from the trail our online activities -- shopping, banking, gaming and social media -- leave. Encryption is one strategy to help you keep your data confidential. Join us for an overview of how to use encryption to secure your devices and your data. Bring your devices!

Instructor: Anurag Shankar

Link: http://library.medicine.iu.edu/services/classes/data-topics-class-registration/

Date: Thursday, May. 11
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Ruth Lilly Medical Library (IB) 226


10. Data Topics: 'Learn Open Refine'

This workshop will focus on use of Open Refine -- a free, open-source tool -- for working with and cleaning "messy" research data. The class will provide an overview of Open Refine, its features, and a hands-on demonstration of its functionality using publicly available datasets. In addition, best practices around managing research data in spreadsheets will be covered. Desktop computers will be available to registered attendees or you can bring your personal laptop.

Link: http://ulib.iupui.edu/digitalscholarship/workshops/openrefine

Date: Monday, May. 15
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: University Library 0106


11. Data Topics: 'Data Sharing -- What You Need to Know'

This workshop will help you make informed decisions about data sharing. We will provide an overview of data sharing requirements and policies from funding agencies, publishers and others. Then we will describe common options for sharing your data, from completely open to controlled-use agreements, and talk about support at IUPUI. We will also talk about the benefits of data sharing and citation for promotion and tenure, seeking funding, and awards.

Link: http://library.medicine.iu.edu/services/classes/data-topics-class-registration/

Date: Thursday, May. 18
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Ruth Lilly Medical Library (IB) 226


12. 'The Intouchables' screening and election callout

The Film Society at IUPUI will screen the 2011 French comedy "The Intouchables." The event will take place in Hine Hall 231 at 6 p.m. on April 27. This will be the last screening of the semester.

The Film Society is also looking for candidates for a fall election. If you love film and would like to gain experience working within a student organization, contact JP at jphyde@umail.iu.edu for details.

We hope to see you there!

Link: https://theden.iupui.edu/organization/filmsocietyiupui

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Hine Hall 231


13. Jagapalooza: #IMAJAGUAR Pet Therapy

Relax a little before exams with one of the most popular -- and fluffiest -- events on campus! #IMAJAGUAR pet therapy is back on Thursday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center TV Lounge.

The annual tradition continues as a part of Jagapalooza Week courtesy of IU Communications and Love on a Leash.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/pride-traditions/traditions/jagapalooza/index.shtml

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center TV Lounge


14. Jagapalooza Movie in the Courtyard: 'The LEGO Batman Movie'

Sit back, relax and enjoy "The LEGO Batman Movie" at Taylor Courtyard as part of Jagapalooza Week. The movie is free with your Jagtag.

This event is sponsored by Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB).

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/pride-traditions/traditions/jagapalooza/index.shtml

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Taylor Courtyard


15. Drug Take Back and Safe Disposal

As part of the DEA National Drug Take Back Initiative, the last collection date of the semester will take place Thursday, April 27. Protect our waterways and reduce drug abuse by taking advantage of this on-campus collection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Campus Center.

No need to sort -- we take pills, pill bottles, powders, patches and contraband. No questions asked! Put everything in a disposable bag to be discreet. No needles, please.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/197164640786649

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center first floor


16. Take Back the Night and Glow Walk

Take Back the Night is a capstone event for IUPUI’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. It shows solidarity with survivors and provides an opportunity for those impacted to share their stories and to begin healing.

This event is open to all IUPUI community members, survivors, and those who support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. It will begin at the Campus Center and include a one-mile walk around campus.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health-wellness/hw-promotion/index.shtml

Date: Thursday, Apr. 27
Start Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


17. Looking for a summer online course?

Herron School of Art and Design still has open enrollments for both summer 1 and 2 for H100 Art Appreciation and H221 Art Past and Present. H100 is an online introductory course to the visual arts. Students will learn about the different medias, styles and history of the visual arts. H221 Art Past and Present is an online survey of the history of the visual arts.


18. Free skin cancer screenings May 1

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has designated each May as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. May 1 is Melanoma Monday! Indiana University Department of Dermatology, in cooperation with the AAD, will be sponsoring a free skin cancer screening on May 1 from 7 to 9 a.m.

Appointments are needed. Screenings locations are University Hospital, Eskenazi Dermatology Clinic and Coleman Hall. To schedule a free skin cancer screening, please call 317-916-3525.

Link: https://dermatology.medicine.iu.edu/

Date: Monday, May. 1
Start Time: 7 a.m.
Location: University Hospital, Eskenazi Dermatology Clinic and Coleman Hall


19. Free HIV/STI testing

Did you know that one in two sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status; get yourself tested!

Free testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. Testing is free, safe and confidential and is conducted by the Bellflower Clinic and the Damien Center. Tests include HIV, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea. No appointment is necessary.

For more information, please call 317-274-WELL.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health-wellness/hw-promotion/index.shtml

Date: Thursday, May. 4
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


20. IUPUI to host Summit League tennis tournaments

IUPUI will play host to the 2017 Summit League tennis tournaments this week, welcoming teams to West Indy Racquet Club and Park Tudor High School.

The semifinals matches will be played on Friday, April 28; the championships are at West Indy on Saturday, April 29.

The IUPUI women's team will take on top-seeded Denver on Friday at 11 a.m., followed by the men's match against Denver at 3 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

From: Friday, Apr. 28 to Saturday, Apr. 29
Start Time: 11 a.m.


21. Softball to host Omaha in three-game set

The IUPUI softball team will host a critical three-game Summit League series at the IUPUI Softball Complex this weekend, beginning on Saturday, April 29.

Games will be played at 2 and 4 p.m. on Saturday, and the series will finish on Sunday, April 30, at 11 a.m.

The schedule is subject to change and the most up-to-date information can be found at IUPUIJags.com.

Games are free and open to the public.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

From: Saturday, Apr. 29 to Sunday, Apr. 30
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Location: IUPUI Softball Complex


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