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Campus Life

1. IUPUI Top 100 Table Sponsors Available

2. César Chávez Celebration Dinner

3. Spring Break Pre-Party

4. DEAP takes IUPUI to Barnes & Thornburg

5. SAPB March Movies

6. Be a part of Student Wellness Coalition at IUPUI!

7. The Cesar Chavez Celebration Dinner Awards Nomination

8. IMCU home buying seminar

9. Partial closure in lot 95

10. What is a Living Wage?

11. Discover Communication Studies! Comm Week 2015 event.

Academics and Lectures

12. Staff development grants

13. Financing Your Legal Education

14. WFYI, IU Simon Cancer Center, and partners present 3 public conversations about cancer

Health

15. Health and wellness courses starting March 9

16. Free HIV/STD Testing

17. 14th Annual Indiana Conference on Cultural Competency for Behavioral Healthcare

Volunteer/Service

18. Volunteer for NCAA Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships

19. Volunteer for the Men's NCAA Final Four


1. IUPUI Top 100 Table Sponsors Available

Table sponsorships are available for this year's Top 100 dinner on April 10. The keynote speaker is J. Douglas Boles, president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Table sponsors will receive 8 seats at the dinner, recognition in the printed program and table signs. The price is $750. If you are interested in sponsoring a table, please register by March 27. The list of the 2015 Top 100 students is available on our website. Questions? 317-278-1720 or top100@iupui.edu.

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

Date: Friday, Apr. 10
Location: Indianapolis Marriott


2. César Chávez Celebration Dinner

The Latino Student Association will host the Eighth Annual César Chávez dinner.

César Chávez's commitment to justice and human dignity has led to equal rights for migrant workers and still inspires the Latino community today.

The keynote speaker this year is a facilitator as well as a financial aid specialist, Lilyan Prado Carrillo. Lilyan's life mission is to inspire, prepare, motivate and develop educated, healthy and happy young men and women across the country.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/social-justice-ed/events-programs.shtml

Date: Sunday, Mar. 29
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Downtown Indiana Convention Center Wabash Rooms (1-3)


3. Spring Break Pre-Party

Are you ready for Spring Break? Join us in the Campus Center on Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a Spring Break Pre-Party! We will have an info table with fun games and prizes! Spring Break Survival Kits will also be available. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Hosted by Health and Wellness Peer Educators.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/events/health-wellness.shtml


4. DEAP takes IUPUI to Barnes & Thornburg

Join us at Barnes and Thornburg LLP., a nationally recognized top 20 law firm. Come meet with Indianapolis' top lawyers. Hear the success stories and continue building your own. Find out why you should consider law school! It's not just for liberal arts majors! From doctors to engineers, the law world can offer you so much more. This event is hosted by UC's Diversity Enrichment and Achievement Program (DEAP). To sign up email deap@iupui.edu or contact Cindy Alfaro at 274-2025.

Link: http://www.btlaw.com/indianapolis-united-states-of-america/

Date: Friday, Apr. 10
Start Time: 10:15 a.m.
Location: 11 South Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535


5. SAPB March Movies

We have a great line-up of movies selected just for you for March.

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"
Thursday, March 5
3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater

"Pokemon-The First Movie"
Friday, March 6
8 p.m. in the IT Building Auditorium

"Horrible Bosses 2"
Saturday, March 7
7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater

"Captain America 2"
Friday, March 27
7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater

"Unbroken"
Saturday, March 28
7 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater


6. Be a part of Student Wellness Coalition at IUPUI!

Greetings IUPUI students of all majors. JOIN the Student Wellness Coalition (SWELL) at our next meeting Wednesday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m. in CE 370 (CUBES). We are expanding and looking for leadership positions. Freshman, Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors, Grad Students - All you need to be is a student with an interest in health, fitness, and wellness of the mind body and spirit. Don't just be active in the gym, be active in the community and on campus with this great opportunity.

Link: http://www.facebook.com/IupuiSwell

Date: Wednesday, Mar. 11
Start Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Cubes CE 370


7. The Cesar Chavez Celebration Dinner Awards Nomination

At the César Chávez Dinner, the committee recognizes one community leader, one IUPUI faculty/staff member and one IUPUI student for their hard work and contributions to the Latino community.
To nominate an individual a letter of recommendation is required.
The letter should state the recipient’s accomplishments to the Latino community and how their work has embraced the legacy of César Chávez. All nominations need to be submitted electronically to Karina Garduno at kgarduno@iupui.edu.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/involved/social-justice-ed/events-programs.shtml

Date: Sunday, Mar. 29
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Downtown Indiana Convention Center Wabash Rooms (1-3)


8. IMCU home buying seminar

Join Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU), as it hosts a home buying seminar on Thursday, March 5, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at IUPUI’s Campus Center, Room 264.
The Home Buying Seminar will be hosted by Samantha Carpenter, IMCU Campus Branch Manager. Mortgage loan originators, realtor, and home insurance agents will provide insider tips on buying a new home and will answer questions. Light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP, contact Stacy Bradfield, 317-814-2423, mortgage@imcu.com.

Link: http://www.imcu.com

Date: Thursday, Mar. 5
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Room 264


9. Partial closure in lot 95

The western portion on lot 95 is closed for construction.

Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/constructionupdates/constructionupdates.aspx


10. What is a Living Wage?

Join Pass the Mic and a "Fight for 15" worker-organizer for a forum discussion regarding what constitutes a living wage, exploring issues from the service sector to adjunct faculty at IUPUI. Monday, March 9, noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Pizza will be provided.

Date: Monday, Mar. 9
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


11. Discover Communication Studies! Comm Week 2015 event.

The Department of Communication Studies will be hosting its Annual Comm Week Event this year during the entire week of March 23 to 28. It is primarily aimed at Communication Studies majors and graduate students, and Communication Studies alumni, though it will pique the interest of potential new majors and graduate students. Events include showcases and an open house. See the calendar below.

Link: http://events.iupui.edu/calendar/?cal_id=199


12. Staff development grants

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 April 1.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/i4b


13. Financing Your Legal Education

Thinking about going to law school? Attend this free workshop from the Access Group. Financing Your Legal Education: Understanding the Costs and How to Pay For It will focus on the costs of law school from beginning to end, factors to consider when borrowing and how to build a strong financial future.

A brief information session for prospective law students will precede this event from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Room 300.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Link: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/meet-us/events/financing-your-legal-education.html

Date: Saturday, Mar. 7
Start Time: 2:15 p.m.
Location: IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law


14. WFYI, IU Simon Cancer Center, and partners present 3 public conversations about cancer

Cancer -- its evolution as a disease, the latest in treatment directions, and the personal stories of those living with the disease will be the focus of a Ken Burns documentary and a special edition of “Sound Medicine Radio Hour” airing next month, as well as three related public conversations being held in Indianapolis.

Link: http://www.cancer.iu.edu/news-publications/Conversations.shtml


15. Health and wellness courses starting March 9

The Department of Kinesiology has many eight week, one to three credit courses beginning March 9, 2015. Try Aqua Zumba, fitness boot camp, golf, soccer, nutrition or weight training. Great for students pursuing health disciplines or anyone looking to add wellness to their schedule.
Full course offerings in link below.

Link: https://files.ctctcdn.com/20b7f71f101/90fa53cb-e476-466c-9ce2-83c883dab764.pdf


16. Free HIV/STD Testing

Did you know that one in two sexually active young people will get an STD by the age of 25? Know your status -- get yourself tested! Free testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The February testing will be March 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. It is conducted by the Bellflower Clinic and the Damien Center. Tests include HIV, syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea. No appointment necessary. For more info, call 317-274-9355.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/events/health-wellness.shtml

Date: Thursday, Mar. 5
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


17. 14th Annual Indiana Conference on Cultural Competency for Behavioral Healthcare

Held on June 1, 2015, the annual conference theme is "Eliminating Disparities in Mental Health," with a special focus on "social determinants of mental health." Submissions should be based on the current trends and best practices in mental health, addiction, and behavioral healthcare. The final proposal submission deadline is Wednesday, March 18 at midnight EST. For more detailed information, please visit the Cultural Competency Program website.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~soeol/ccprogram/

Date: Monday, Jun. 1
Location: IUPUI Campus Center


18. Volunteer for NCAA Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships

Competition will take place at the IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI March 11 to 14. Volunteer opportunities begin as early as Tuesday, March 10 and span through Saturday, March 14.

All volunteers are required to register for a minimum of three volunteer shifts and must be age 18 or older. Volunteers will receive an event uniform shirt, free parking, and light refreshments.

If you have any questions, contact Sheila Bradley at sbradley@indianasportcorp.org or 317-237-5023.

Link: https://2015ncaasdchamps.my-trs.com


19. Volunteer for the Men's NCAA Final Four

Volunteers are needed for the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four which takes place April 4 and 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium. We have volunteer opportunities available from March 30 to April 7. Volunteers must work three shifts, not including attending a volunteer training session.

Volunteers will receive an official 2015 NCAA Final Four volunteer shirt, jacket, and hat as well as an invitation to a special post-event volunteer appreciation party.

Contact sbradley@indianasportscorp.org for more.

Link: https://2015ncaamensff.my-trs.com/


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