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Campus Life

1. Campus Center semester break hours

2. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion applications and nominations open

3. Financial aid and parking permits

4. On A Side Note in International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals

5. Summer 2018 job opportunity

6. Culturally Responsive Teaching Learning Community

7. Winter break hours of operation

Academics and Lectures

8. Graduate Lecture Series: 'Comparative study between Islamic law and public international law: separation or accommodation?'

9. Enroll in Nutrition for Health (HPER-N 220) for spring 2018

Arts and Humanities

10. IUSM Medical School Musical


11. Sam H. Jones Scholarship applications open


12. IU Simon Cancer Center seeks students for 2018 Summer Research Program

13. Nominate your faculty mentor for an award

1. Campus Center semester break hours

Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Campus Center will operate on reduced hours for the semester break. Those hours are as follows:

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

Regular hours resume Saturday, Jan. 6.

The Campus Center will observe the following hours during the university holidays:

- Friday, Dec. 22: Close at 5 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 25: Closed
- Friday, Dec. 29: Close at 5 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 30 through Monday, Jan.


2. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion applications and nominations open

The William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion was established in 2006 to honor graduates who have excelled in their commitment to the community through activities such as service learning, volunteerism, community/social issue advocacy, community work-study and political engagement.

Applications and nominations are open! Please honor a student's commitment to their community with a nomination or by encouraging them to apply.


Date: Thursday, Feb. 15

3. Financial aid and parking permits

If you are interested in having financial aid pay for your parking permit, head to the Bursarís website, click on the Title IV link and fill out the form.

A Title IV form allows financial aid to pay for non-academic expenses like parking permits and CrimsonCard deposits. You must fill out your Title IV form and purchase your permit before 11:59 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, in order to receive the benefit.

Please contact the Bursar's Office for more details.

4. On A Side Note in International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals

On A Side Note auditioned and was accepted into the first round of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (you may know it from Pitch Perfect). We will be competing at Ball State University on Jan. 27. Anyone who is interested in an awesome night of music and a cappella can buy tickets at the link below. Bring your friends, and come support us! Student tickets are $20; tickets for all other guests are $25. We look forward to seeing you there.


Date: Saturday, Jan. 27
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Ball State University, John J. Pruis Hall, 2000 W. University Ave., Muncie, Indiana 47306

5. Summer 2018 job opportunity

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


From: Sunday, May. 27 to Sunday, Aug. 5
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

6. Culturally Responsive Teaching Learning Community

Join fellow graduate students and postdocs for the Culturally Responsive Teaching Learning Community. The purpose of this learning community is to reflect critically and engage issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom. Applications are now available for spring 2018.


7. Winter break hours of operation

IUPUI Dining will have modified hours of operation at all of our locations across campus. Please check our website for your favorite location's hours over winter break. In addition to those modified hours, Chancellor's Restaurant will be closed Dec. 19 and 22 as well as Jan. 2 and 5 due to a scheduled electrical shutdown for that location.


From: Saturday, Dec. 16 to Friday, Jan. 5

8. Graduate Lecture Series: 'Comparative study between Islamic law and public international law: separation or accommodation?'

Professor S. Mostafa Mirmohammadi, associate professor of public international law and director of the Center for Comparative Law Studies at Mofid University, will speak at the Graduate Lecture Series. You can view his curriculum vitae at the link below.

The event will be moderated by professor Frank Emmert and co-hosted by the Master of Laws Association, International Law Society, Islamic Law Association, Arab Law Students Association, UNHRRO and Amnesty Law Chapter.

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 23
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: IU McKinney School of Law, Wynne Courtroom, Room 100

9. Enroll in Nutrition for Health (HPER-N 220) for spring 2018

Interested in health and life sciences? Need a physical science general education credit? Then this course is a fit for you! You can apply nutrition principles and healthful eating habits discovered in this course, which introduces you to nutrients, their uses and food sources.

Class times offered this spring:
- Monday and Wednesday - 9-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:45 a.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday - 3-4:15 a.m. or 4:30-5:15 p.m.
- Wednesday - 6-8:40 p.m.
- Thursday - 6-8:40 p.m.
- Online


10. IUSM Medical School Musical

The Second Year Show is an annual tradition put on by the students of the IU School of Medicine. This year, our "Medical School Musical" is a musical comedy that focuses on Ashleigh and her difficulties adapting to the stressful environment of medical school. Mental health in the medical field is a topic that is close to all of us, and this performance puts a unique perspective on the stress students feel and different ways of coping with hardship.

Tickets are $10 presale and $15 the day of.


Date: Friday, Jan. 12
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Madame Walker Theatre

11. Sam H. Jones Scholarship applications open

Join the Sam H. Jones Service Scholar family!

Have experience working in the community? Need assistance paying for school while doing what you love? By serving as a Sam H. Jones scholar, you can make a positive impact on campus and in the community, gain invaluable leadership skills and help pay for college.

Most applications are due by Feb. 1.


Date: Thursday, Feb. 1

12. IU Simon Cancer Center seeks students for 2018 Summer Research Program

Students interested in gaining hands-on experience in cancer research are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Summer Research Program at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. The program's primary goal is to increase the number of underrepresented populations engaged in basic, clinical, and prevention and control cancer research by providing positive and meaningful first-hand exposure to those fields.


13. Nominate your faculty mentor for an award

Are you an undergraduate student conducting 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 is 11:59 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. This coveted distinction is presented annually by the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning and will be conferred at an invitation-only luncheon in February. Please see the link below for submission guidelines.


Date: Friday, Dec. 15

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