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Campus Life

1. Halloween Social

2. Vote by mail with TurboVote

3. Free Day at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

4. Hanna Haunted Acres

5. Looking to move? Jump start your planning for a place to live!

6. ILS and ALSA Spring Roll party with Professor Nguyen

7. CODE BLACK documentary screening

8. Kids for Cash screening and panel discussion

9. Veteran resource fair

Academics and Lectures

10. Transplant SIG events

11. Project Learning Tree presented by Department of Natural Resources

12. Ethics SIG talk

13. PFFP annual Pathways conference

14. IU McKinney event: Copyrights

15. IU McKinney Lambda Law Society event: Legally Complicated

16. Ebola: “Over There”…now “Over Here”

17. IU McKinney event: Gender equality

18. Passages and Promises

19. Ins and outs of applying for NIH funding


20. Flu shots have arrived!

21. Become a health and wellness peer educator

22. Free wellness coaching


23. International Fashion Show callout meeting

24. African Midwest Conference


25. Extra Life video game marathon for charity

26. Blood drive

27. Donation drive for the Julian Center

28. Volunteers needed: American Diabetes Association


29. Research and clinical trials

1. Halloween Social

Come out to the Halloween Social for a night of fun! There will be food, games, dancing, a photo booth, and a DJ. Feel free to come in costume and dance the night away!

Thursday, Oct. 30, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m at Ball Hall,
1226 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202.


2. Vote by mail with TurboVote

Make sure you are able to vote on election day even if you are registered at home.

Vote this Nov. 4, by signing up for an absentee ballot to vote through the mail. Don't drive home and miss class, vote absentee!

By signing up through TurboVote, IUPUI will pay your mailing costs, so you don't even have to find a stamp. TurboVote makes voting as easy as renting a movie through Netflix. Sign up by clicking the link below!


3. Free Day at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The world’s largest children’s museum appeals to more than just kids. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis features five full floors of excitement, entertainment and education appreciated by adults who like to explore and enjoy their “inner child.”

Admission is free for college students each Sunday in Oct. 2014, and Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.

Enjoy a free day at the museum!
(must show valid college ID).


4. Hanna Haunted Acres

Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. at Hanna Haunted Acres, 7323 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46239.

Tickets are being sold for $5 each (limit of 2 per person). Only 60 tickets are being sold, so get them before they're gone. A ticket will get you into all 5 attractions once!

Tickets will go on sale after fall break.


5. Looking to move? Jump start your planning for a place to live!

Looking to move next spring or fall? Jump start your planning for a place to live! The IUPUI Off-Campus Housing Preview day is Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 10 am to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Local apartment complexes will be in attendance for students to visit and learn more information on their living options. Don't miss this opportunity to check them out early! Contact or 317-274-4431 for more information.


6. ILS and ALSA Spring Roll party with Professor Nguyen

Come out and enjoy some delicious international food with the International Law Society, Asian Law Students Association, and Professor Nguyen! On Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m., Professor Nguyen will be hosting a Spring Roll Party at the Cosmopolitan.

If you wish to attend, please RSVP by Wednesday,Oct. 15, so we can have an accurate head count!

RSVP by e-mailing to

7. CODE BLACK documentary screening

"... Amidst real life-and-death situations, [Director] Ryan McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic, young doctors-in-training as they wrestle openly with both their ideals and with the realities of saving lives...a tense, doctor’s-eye view, right into the heart of the healthcare debate..."

Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m in the Campus Center Theater.

Sponsored by the Public Health Student Interest Group. RSVP via the link below.


8. Kids for Cash screening and panel discussion

SPEA will present a free screening of the 2013 documentary Kids for Cash followed by a panel discussion.

Under the reign of a small-town judge in Pennsylvania, over 3,000 children were ripped from their families and imprisoned for years for crimes as petty as creating a fake MySpace page.

SPEA faculty will also discuss the implications of the film's scandal in a following panel discussion.

The event is at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 in Hine Hall Auditorium.


9. Veteran resource fair

Veteran students at IUPU, please join us in the Campus Center atrium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m on Thursday, Oct. 16. You can meet with IUPUI Career Services personnel assigned to the different schools. There will be food provided at the event, which you may partake of once you have three stamps on your passport (get a stamp by visiting a table).

Please RSVP at the link below.


10. Transplant SIG events

On Oct. 29, at 12 p.m. in the medical science building there will be a bone marrow talk and students will be able to sign up for the bone marrow donation registry. Food will be provided and all IUPUI students and friends are invited.

Dr. Taber from Indiana Organ Procurement Organization will come to speak about the past and future of organ allocation on Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in MS B26. Food will be provided and everyone is welcome.

11. Project Learning Tree presented by Department of Natural Resources

Project Learning Tree is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program emphasizing forests, water, community planning recycling and energy. Receive a curriculum and activity guide (Pre K – 12) free of charge and a certificate of completion with your participation.

RSVP Required:
School of Education Curriculum Resource Center
Phone: (317) 274-6867

12. Ethics SIG talk

Ethics SIG will be hosting a talk by Dr. Helft discussing clinical ethics cases in MS B26 on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m.

13. PFFP annual Pathways conference

Preparing Future Faculty & Professionals (PFFP) annual conference offers workshops and networking opportunities related to research, teaching, service and transferable skills for becoming a PRO in the academy and beyond.

Free and open to all graduate and professional students, post docs, faculty, industry, alumni and community members.

To register visit the Annual Pathways Conference page on the PFFP website. Registration is required to participate in meal portions of the conference.


14. IU McKinney event: Copyrights

Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation event: How Copyright Keeps Works Disappeared.

Speaker: Paul Heald, Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Research Professor, University of Illinois College of Law will speak at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall.


15. IU McKinney Lambda Law Society event: Legally Complicated

Legally Complicated: A Review of Legal Issues Unresolved by Marriage Equality will take place Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 4:15 p.m. in Wynne Courtroom (Room 100), Inlow Hall.

Panelists include:
Lauren Easterling, IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning
Jacqueline Renee Patterson, Indiana Transgender Wellness Alliance
Jennifer Drobac, IU McKinney School of Law
Kerry Hyatt Blomquist, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence


16. Ebola: “Over There”…now “Over Here”

The Hall Center for Law and Health, the IU Center for Bioethics, the IU School of Nursing and the IU Fairbanks School of Public Health present Ebola: “Over There”…Now “Over Here” -- An Urgent Conversation About Ethics, Law, Public Health, and Practice.

From 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 375, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN.


17. IU McKinney event: Gender equality

The Missing Link in Achieving the Gender Equality We Want and Need

Regina Amadi-Njoku, Founder and CEO of Other Half Women Empowerment Initiative will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Wynne Courtroom and Atrium, Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN.


18. Passages and Promises

On Monday, Nov. 17, the IU Simon Cancer Center’s Mary Margaret Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education will host a symposium entitled “Passages and Promises: Innovations in Palliative Care Research Education and Practice” at the IUPUI Campus Center from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

It is open to researchers, clinicians, educators, and practice organizations in the community.

Register at the link below.


19. Ins and outs of applying for NIH funding

The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will present "Ins and Outs of Applying for NIH Funding" from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 7, in the IUPUI University Library Lilly Auditorium.

Register at the link below.


20. Flu shots have arrived!

All IUPUI faculty, staff and students may receive a FREE flu vaccine at any IUPUI clinic. IUPUI ID is required to receive a free vaccine. Students should bring their insurance card. Appointments for flu shots are not necessary. See link for schedule of flu clinics across campus.


21. Become a health and wellness peer educator

The Office of Health and Wellness Promotion in the Division of Student Affairs is searching for dedicated students to become health and wellness peer educators. Peer educators are students that serve as leaders regarding making responsible and healthy lifestyle choices. They assist with outreach on topics such as alcohol, mental health, sexual assault, nutrition, and more.

For more information, contact Emily Werner at Applications are now being accepted until Oct. 31st


22. Free wellness coaching

Do you want to improve your overall wellbeing? Looking for extra one-on-one support? It is not too late to sign up for free wellness coaching. Sample topics include stress reduction, physical and emotional wellbeing, fitness and nutrition, time management, personal relationships, and more. This is offered through the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion in collaboration with the IU School of Nursing. Sessions are now underway.

Sign up today! For more information, call 317-274-WELL.


23. International Fashion Show callout meeting

Are you interested in being part of this year's fashion show? Come and learn more about the seventh annual International Fashion Show and how you can be part of it this year!

We will meet on Friday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in the ES building room 2132 (Global Crossroads).


24. African Midwest Conference

The African Student Association will be hosting the fourth annual African Midwest Conference Oct. 24 through 26. This year’s theme is “Hindri -- The Future Leaders Continuing the Legacy” and will focus on strengthening the unity of young educated Africans in the diaspora in order to make a positive impact on Africa.

The conference is open to the community. Registration is required and free for IUPUI students. Non-IUPUI student attendance includes a $35 registration fee.


25. Extra Life video game marathon for charity

Extra Life at IUPUI is happening Saturday, Oct. 25, on the Tower 2nd Floor Landing, 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. This is a 24-hour video game marathon for charity hosted by IUPUI Housing and Residence Life. All proceeds go to Riley Children’s Hospital.

There is a minimum $1 donation to participate. You can donate cash at the door or electronically at the link below. Participants get free food and free play. There will be tournaments and prizes!


26. Blood drive

The IUPUI Honors College Student Council hosts a blood drive each semester for students, faculty, and staff on campus. The Indiana Blood Center announced this month that they are in high demand for all blood types.

This semester, the blood drive is on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Campus Center Room 409. The link below allows you select your specific time to donate.

Our goal is for 35 units. Please consider donating!


27. Donation drive for the Julian Center

The Feminist Law Society and Law Students for Reproductive Justice are organizing a donation drive for the Julian Center! The Julian Center is a local shelter that supports survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other life crises. Urgent needs for the shelter include blankets, towels, cold medicine, baby wipes, deodorant and body wash. The link lists all items needed. The drive will last all of Oct. and you can find the collection box in the breezeway in Inlow Hall.


28. Volunteers needed: American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is hosting a Gala at the Indiana Roof Ballroom on Saturday, Nov 1. We are looking for volunteers to help us with auction items from 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. If you are interested please contact Paige Becker at

29. 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.


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