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Campus Life

1. Summer employment opportunity

2. Jagathon dancer meeting

3. Top 100 nominations deadline Jan. 18

4. SAPB programs for January

5. Student Organization for Alumni Relations applications open

6. IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for January

7. Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase poster presentation applications open

8. Apply for ePortfolio Showcase

9. Considering graduate school?

10. JagStart elevator pitch competition

11. JagStart entry preparation workshop schedule

12. Students: Nominate your faculty mentor for an award

13. Faculty: Nominate your undergraduate research mentees for awards

14. Holocaust Remembrance Day

15. Spring semester parking information

16. Sophomore Experience: 'Chew On This'

17. Sophomore Social: BBQ in the Winter

18. NIFS BODYPUMP100 launch

19. 'Demonstrating and Evaluating Quality and Impact in Public Scholarship at a Research University' with Timothy Eatman

20. 'Talking Tenure, Promotion, and Pathways to Engaged Scholarship': Breakfast opportunity for junior faculty and advanced graduate students

21. Community GiveBack

22. Cultural Arts Gallery presents 'Tunes at Noon'

Academics and Lectures

23. 'Righting Wrongful Convictions: New DNA Science Solves Old Cases, Freeing the Innocent'

24. Looking for a Gen Ed course for spring?

25. IU School of Social Work BSW information session

26. Apply for Bachelor of Social Work program

Athletics

27. Men's Basketball to host Omaha on Wednesday

28. Women's hoops welcomes Denver on Saturday

Volunteer/Service

29. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion

30. Apply to be a Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholar

Research

31. Call for multidisciplinary faculty proposals for summer 2017


1. Summer employment opportunity

IU's Family Camp Brosius, located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is looking to hire fun, energetic and hardworking students for the 10-week positions of kids' counselor, adult counselor, evening program coordinator, lifeguards, maintenance/facility personnel, office personnel and housekeepers. Room and board are included.

Spend the summer of a lifetime on beautiful Elkhart Lake!

Link: http://brosius.iu.edu/jobs.php

From: Sunday, May. 28 to Sunday, Aug. 6
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Elkhart Lake, WI


2. Jagathon dancer meeting

Calling out all Jagathon dancers and teams! Join us Jan. 25 or 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. in University Hall 1006. Come learn about fundraising and have fun designing your team's banner to be displayed at Jagathon. If you have any questions, please email Director of Dancer Relations Anna Bruick at arbruick@iupui.edu. We hope to see you there!

From: Wednesday, Jan. 25 to Thursday, Jan. 26
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: University Hall, Room 1006


3. Top 100 nominations deadline Jan. 18

It's your last chance to nominate a student for the IUPUI Top 100! The nomination deadline is Jan. 18. Students may also self-nominate. Visit the website for complete eligibility requirements and award criteria.

Questions? Please contact the IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations at top100@iupui.edu or 317-278-1720.

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


4. SAPB programs for January

The Student Activities Programming Board will host the following programming for January:

Film: The Girl On The Train
Thursday, Jan. 19, at 3 and 7 p.m.
CE Theater

Film: Moana
Friday, Jan. 27, at 3 and 7 p.m.
CE Theater

Musical Performance: The Icarus Account
Monday, Jan. 30, at noon
CE Atrium

All programs are free with a Jagtag ID. For questions or accessibility needs, please contact sapbmkg@iupui.edu.


5. Student Organization for Alumni Relations applications open

Are you passionate about IUPUI? Do you want to develop yourself personally and professionally and get involved with both alumni and current students at IUPUI? The Student Organization for Alumni Relations (SOAR) is for you!

SOAR aims to educate current Jaguars to increase future alumni involvement by providing networking opportunities, professional development training and engaging campus events.

Applications are due Feb. 17; visit the SOAR page at The Den to complete yours today!

Link: https://theden.iupui.edu/form/step/1?Guid=660dccc5-1cba-4bba-a60a-0dc1efe487b7

From: Wednesday, Jan. 11 to Friday, Feb. 17


6. IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for January

The Photo Caption Contest is back for 2017! (Applause, applause.) Enter your silly captions to vintage IUPUI photos and you may win our highly coveted Fabulous Prize! Fame and, er, fame are yours to win.

Speaking of fame, Sarah Michelle Bahr won our December Caption Contest with her witty caption: "IUPUI parking tickets make good confetti." (Cue the trumpets and clashing cymbals.) Does she know something we don't?

Hurry! Don't delay! Act now!

Link: http://ulib.iupui.edu/captioncontest/


7. Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase poster presentation applications open

Poster presentations will once again be a part of the Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase being held on Tuesday, April 11. Faculty, staff, students and community partners are encouraged to submit an application. Presenting a poster is a great opportunity to obtain interesting and valuable feedback for projects, research or practices from a knowledgeable crowd. It also allows you to network with other scholars, practice public speaking and make valuable connections.

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

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 17


8. Apply for ePortfolio Showcase

Applications are due Jan. 20 for students to be part of IUPUI's annual ePortfolio Showcase! Be recognized for your creativity and achievement in one of four categories: first-year, experiential learning, graduating senior or graduate/professional. Up to 20 ePortfolios (including ePDPs) will be selected for the Showcase. Take advantage of a great opportunity to share your IUPUI experience and network with faculty, staff and other students. Former participants can also apply.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/1mKK

Date: Friday, Mar. 3
Location: Campus Center


9. 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. The session will not address any specific program but rather provide a general overview. The session is free, but registration is required and space is limited. Light snacks will be served.

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

Date: Thursday, Feb. 9
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: University Library, Room 1126


10. JagStart elevator pitch competition

Students are invited to enter the competition to showcase their ideas for innovative new products, new business ventures or compelling solutions to social challenges.

JagStart rewards those who have the best ideas - and the best pitches - with cash prizes!

1st Place: $2,500
2nd Place: $1,500
3rd Place: $500
The "Audience Choice" Award: $1,000, selected on basis of audience ballot

The entry deadline is Feb. 3 at 5 p.m.


11. JagStart entry preparation workshop schedule

This workshop will concentrate on addressing elements included in the written idea/concept proposal and how to identify the value proposition being offered by a new approach, product, service or opportunity afforded by a new venture. You only need to attend one.

Thursday, Jan. 12
Session 1: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Session 2: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 23
Session 3: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Session 4: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 31
Session 5: 2 p.m.-4 pm
Session 6: 4pm-6pm

Link: https://ovcr.wufoo.com/forms/2017-jagstart-entry-workshops/


12. Students: Nominate your faculty mentor for an award

Are you an undergraduate student conducting independent research? The deadline for you to nominate your faculty mentor to receive the Kathryn J. Wilson Award for Outstanding Leadership and Mentoring of Undergraduate Research has been extended to Friday, Jan. 20, at 11:59 p.m. This coveted distinction is presented annually by the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning (CRL) and will be conferred at an invitation-only luncheon in February. Submission guidelines are at the link below.

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/awards/index.asp


13. Faculty: Nominate your undergraduate research mentees for awards

The deadline to nominate students to receive one of several awards presented annually by the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning (CRL) has been extended to Friday, Jan. 20, at 11:59 p.m. Guidelines are at the link below. These distinctions honoring outstanding work will be conferred at an invitation-only luncheon in February, and awardees may be invited to speak at a subsequent CRL event. The IUPUI Chancellorís Award is given at the Chancellorís Academic Honors Convocation.

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/awards/index.asp


14. Holocaust Remembrance Day

The program includes a keynote by Tibor Klopfer of the Holocaust Education Center of Indiana speaking on "A Family's Experience - Hungarian Jews in the Holocaust;" remarks by Dr. Karen Dace, vice chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; a performance by the IUPUI University Choir; and a memorial candle lighting by IUPUI students and faculty.

Date: Thursday, Jan. 26
Start Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: CE Theater


15. Spring semester parking information

Looking for info on getting your parking permit or how to find available parking on campus? Click below for more details!

Link: https://parking.iupui.edu/pages/sos.asp


16. Sophomore Experience: 'Chew On This'

Join us for the kickoff of our Sophomore Experience: "Chew on This" series! There will be free food and a chance to win Jag swag!

This semester will be busy, so come by for tips and tricks to make this semester the best one yet!

"Chew on This" events will be held Jan. 18 and Jan. 31.

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 18
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: CE310


17. Sophomore Social: BBQ in the Winter

We know that being a sophomore can be hard, and meeting new friends can be even harder. Join Educational Partnerships & Student Success for a BBQ! Meet other IUPUI students, grab some food and have fun!

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: CE409


18. NIFS BODYPUMP100 launch

Join us Jan. 14 at 10:30 a.m. for the world's biggest one-day workout! #BODYPUMP100! Bring a friend for free and see why BODYPUMP is one of the best workouts you'll ever do! Reserving a spot not required but encouraged at the link below.

Link: http://ow.ly/HgLL307G2sG

Date: Saturday, Jan. 14
Start Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: NIFS


19. 'Demonstrating and Evaluating Quality and Impact in Public Scholarship at a Research University' with Timothy Eatman

The dossiers of faculty who use public scholarship can, at times, confound promotion and tenure committees seeking to offer fair and informed appraisals of quality and impact of products submitted for review. Those serving in the pivotal role of external reviewers may not be fully informed as to how to best evaluate public scholarship. Join Timothy Eatman and the IUPUI Faculty Learning Community to examine national trends in evaluating public scholarship and learn from IUPUI case studies.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/financial-support/programs/workshops/tim-eatman.shtml

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24
Start Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: University Library 1116


20. 'Talking Tenure, Promotion, and Pathways to Engaged Scholarship': Breakfast opportunity for junior faculty and advanced graduate students

Looking for your first academic job but unsure how to represent your interests in community engagement during the interview process? Just beginning your academic appointment and feeling that your colleagues may not fully understand your interest in community engagement or its relevance to your work? Join Timothy Eatman of Syracuse University for breakfast and informal conversation to learn about faculty life as a community-engaged scholar and strategies to support success in the academy.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/financial-support/programs/workshops/tim-eatman.shtml

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Hine Hall 219


21. Community GiveBack

College Mentors for Kids is having a percent night at Chipotle on Tuesday, Jan. 17! Bring the flyer and 50% of your purchase goes to College Mentors for Kids at IUPUI.

Grab your family and friends, and join us at Chipotle at 601 West 11th Street in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jan. 17!

Link: http://bit.ly/2ieGP61

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Chipotle at 601 West 11th Street in Indianapolis


22. Cultural Arts Gallery presents 'Tunes at Noon'

The Cultural Arts Gallery team presents "Tunes at Noon," featuring local Indianapolis musicians. Free refreshments and treats will be provided with your Jagtag.

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Atrium


23. 'Righting Wrongful Convictions: New DNA Science Solves Old Cases, Freeing the Innocent'

Distinguished Speaker: Fran Watson

Darryl Pinkins and Roosevelt Glenn were convicted of being two of five men responsible for a sexual assault, robbery and confinement of a Lake County woman in December 1989. Based on new science, Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter moved to vacate the convictions. The presentation will explore the role of DNA in solving old crimes and introduce attendees to the new science of probabilistic DNA genotyping.

Link: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/events/current.cfm?eid=500

Date: Thursday, Jan. 26
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: IU McKinney School of Law


24. Looking for a Gen Ed course for spring?

Herron School of Art and Design still has enrollment openings for HER H100 Art Appreciation that is offered both online and on campus with late starting options. Art Appreciation is an introduction to the arts through the study of history, cultures, media and processes that artists use. The course includes trips to the local museums and galleries with opportunities to meet local and regional artists.


25. IU School of Social Work BSW information session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding obtaining a Bachelor of Social Work degree and the BSW online application process.

Jewel Mosley-Edmonds, BSW student services coordinator, will be available to answer BSW advising questions.

Register for one of the sessions electronically at the link below or by phone at 317-274-4811. All sessions are at noon.

Jan. 17
Feb. 22
March 16
March 29
April 19
May 8

Link: http://socialwork.iupui.edu/BSW/

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: University Hall, AD2041


26. Apply for Bachelor of Social Work program

Enjoy helping people, being an advocate, creating change in your community, or fostering great relationships with children, youth, families and the elderly? Submit your application by May 15!

To apply, you must:
- Complete 12 college credits
- Have at least a 2.5 GPA
- Enroll, plan to enroll in or have completed S141 Intro to Social Work

The social work program is not a direct-admit program. Questions? Contact Jewel Mosley-Edmonds at jymosley@iupui.edu.

Link: http://socialwork.iu.edu/Admission/BSW/


27. Men's Basketball to host Omaha on Wednesday

Welcome back, students! There's no better way to get into the swing of the semester than with a home basketball game.

Your Jaguars will host Omaha at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Like always, parking and tickets are free for IUPUI students with a valid Jagtag.

In addition, the Indy Air Bears will be performing at halftime of the game. Come out and support your Jags at the Coliseum.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 11
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum


28. Women's hoops welcomes Denver on Saturday

Head coach Austin Parkinson and the IUPUI women's basketball team will welcome Denver to The Jungle on Saturday, Jan. 14, for a 3 p.m. tip-off.

Like always, admission is free for IUPUI students with a valid Jagtag.

Be sure to come out and support one of the nation's top mid-major programs, which already has wins over Mizzou and Purdue this season.

Link: http://www.IUPUIJags.com

Date: Saturday, Jan. 14
Start Time: 3 p.m.
Location: The Jungle


29. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion

Graduating students, as you reflect on your years at IUPUI, has your involvement in the community made a strong impact on you? IUPUI wants to recognize you! If you have experienced meaningful involvement in civic engagement activities while at IUPUI (such as volunteering, service learning, political activities, community-based internships and military service), please consider applying. All students who are graduating with their degrees from December 2016 through summer 2017 are eligible.

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


30. Apply to be a Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholar

Did you know the Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholarship Program offers financial aid, service opportunities, and the chance to make new friends, grow and challenge yourself?

Applications for most 2017-18 programs are due on Feb. 1, so apply today!

Go to our website to learn more and request an application.

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

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 1


31. Call for multidisciplinary faculty proposals for summer 2017

The Center for Research and Learning invites proposals from all IUPUI/IUPUC disciplines for the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute (MURI), which provides academics representing two or more areas with opportunities to mentor undergraduates while conducting pilots or testing new techniques or designs. MURI offers students a stipend and the chance to engage in a faculty-mentored research experience focused on a significant research question. The deadline is Monday, Jan. 23.

Link: http://crl.iupui.edu/programs/MURI_Project_Awards/index.asp


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