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Campus Life

1. United Way Bash

2. Vote by mail with TurboVote

3. IU provides information concerning Ebola

4. JagNation: Don't just survive, THRIVE!

5. United Way: Lunch & Learn

6. Halloween party!

7. Wear your Jag shirt: October deals

8. Unplugged Coffeehouse

9. Indiana Means Business! career fair

10. Speaking Up: panel on healthy relationships and domestic violence

Academics and Lectures

11. Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker series: foreign language acquistion

12. IUSM leadership day

13. Navigating a diverse workplace

14. Service learning: "The Basics"

Arts and Humanities

15. Free concert by Pamela Z

16. Interfaith Film Series - Besa: The Promise

17. Speak Out Cafe: Black Men and Women on Sex


18. Support IUPUI Athletics during breast cancer awareness weekend

19. Men's basketball Red-White scrimmage


20. IUPUI staff council blood drive


21. Research and clinical trials

1. United Way Bash

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Campus Center Atrium and Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Come party with the campus at our United Way Bash! There will be food, games, and prizes for the best costumes, campus leaders in "jail" and fabulous items to bid on at our Silent Auction. The costume contest will begin at noon.

All proceeds from Jail 'n Bail and the Silent Auction will go to United Way of Central Indiana, and count towards our 2014 IUPUI United Way Campaign goal!


2. Vote by mail with TurboVote

Ever wish voting was as easy as renting a movie on Netflix? Now it is with TurboVote at IUPUI.

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!

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

By signing up through TurboVote, IUPUI will pay your mailing costs, so you don't even have to find a stamp to mail your ballot. Sign up by clicking the link below.


3. IU provides information concerning Ebola

The risk of being exposed to Ebola locally or even in the U.S. is low. Still, IU is aggressively monitoring the situation.

In spirit of our culture of preparedness, IU Environmental Health and Safety has compiled “Interim Guidance Concerning Ebola for Indiana University,” with information for the general campus public, travelers to affected countries, custodial staff and more. The information will be updated as necessary.

To learn more, visit the link below.


4. JagNation: Don't just survive, THRIVE!

Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. – CE 450 A&B.

Tired of just getting by? Feeling like you’ve got it together, but you’re not really going anywhere? This session teaches you to thrive with five practices to activate your strengths and make choices to pump up your positivity. Learn to avoid the pitfalls that smother your potential. Featuring musical guest Northern Nights, this session will leave you feeling energized and motivated.


5. United Way: Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
University Library 1126

New to the United Way campaign? Interested in learning more? If so, you came to the right place!

Join United Way of IUPUI for he Lunch & Learn series. This week we will be discussing Income.


6. Halloween party!

The Informatics & Computing Student Council (ICSC) will be hosting their third annual Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 24, in the ICTC building.

The event will feature pumpkin painting, game playing, cupcake decorating, face painting, and a costume contest! Come dressed up and ready for fun! The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. If you have any questions please let us know!


7. Wear your Jag shirt: October deals

Anyone wearing a Jag Shirt on the following dates will receive $5 off a general admission ticket and $10 off a VIP ticket to Indy Scream Park.

With this discount, a general admission ticket will cost $20 and a VIP ticket will cost $30. Offer valid on Oct. 22, 23, 29 and 30.


8. Unplugged Coffeehouse

Take the night off and relax at the Unplugged Coffeehouse on Friday, Oct. 24, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m in the University Tower 2nd Floor Bistro and is open to all IUPUI students.

The night will feature two hours of music and a free coffee bar with toppings and snacks. Unplug and hang out in a cozy coffeehouse atmosphere.

This event is presented by the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion and Students in Recovery of Indianapolis


9. Indiana Means Business! career fair

This event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Indiana Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 500 Ballroom. Open to all business students/alumni seeking internships or full-time opportunities. 88 employers have registered.

This event is hosted by the Kelley School of Business-Indianapolis Career Services Office along with 13 other Indiana universities.


10. Speaking Up: panel on healthy relationships and domestic violence

Tuesday, Oct. 28th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Campus Center 268.

Come hear from experts and participate in the conversation about healthy relationships and domestic violence.

Sponsored by the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion and TLC “You Can’t Be What You can’t See”.

Refreshments provided!


11. Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker series: foreign language acquistion

Julie Belz, English

How do people learn second (and third and fourth) languages, and what is learned in the process? Examine the impact of Internet-mediated, class-to-class learning partnerships on the acquisition of linguistic, pragmatic, and intercultural competence, i.e. the ability to see the self through the eyes of the other.

Nov. 4, 2014, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in CE 307


12. IUSM leadership day

Students are invited to attend Leadership Day which will take place on Oct. 25, 2014 and will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Fairbanks Hall, Room 1110/1112.

The theme this year will be "Making Leadership Individualized" and will include a morning session with speakers and an afternoon service project at Riverside and Garfield Park, both located in Indianapolis, IN.

For more information or to register for the event, please visit our website.


13. Navigating a diverse workplace

Join the Medical Spanish-Society of Latinos and the Gay Straight Medical Alliance for a conversation about the intersections of race, sexual orientation and medicine.

Dr. Alvaro Tori will discuss barriers and provide advice on how medical students and health professionals can be sensitive, knowledgeable and comfortable with caring for patients from different cultural backgrounds and sexual orientations.

Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
MedSci Building, Room 326.

14. Service learning: "The Basics"

The service or community-based project is an essential building block of service learning course/program design. However, instructors often struggle with deciding how much time students should spend in community, if they should have face to face contact, and community partner expectations among others.

In this session, we'll discuss some of the design challenges faced by instructors and identify potential solutions.

Thursday, Oct. 30, from 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Hine Hall, Room 243.


15. Free concert by Pamela Z

The IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology and The Indianapolis Opera co-present a concert by San Francisco-based musician/technologist Pamela Z on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 pm at the Basile Opera Center, 4011 N. Pennsylvania. This is a free concert.

As an internationally renowned pioneer in live performance of vocal music with advanced electronics and multi-media, Pamela Z combines her extraordinary musical skill with creative explorations into contemporary technologies.


16. Interfaith Film Series - Besa: The Promise

Join the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the SGI Buddhist group in sponsoring Besa: The Promise.

This film is the never-before-told story of the Mus­lims of Nazi-occupied Albania – a small European country which opened its borders to shelter Jewish refugees, even as it endured a brutal Nazi occupation. It is witnessed through the prism of two men joined together in a remarkable and unexpected quest.

Nov. 20, 2014
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
IUPUI Campus Center Theater


17. Speak Out Cafe: Black Men and Women on Sex

Friday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. in Lecture Hall 105.

Black Men and Women on Sex takes a hard look at the relationships, triumphs, failing, and the sexuality of African Americans in our modern times.

We have gathered a plethora of strong Black men and women from different walks of life to recite the grueling and uplifting experiences of Black women in today's age through the spoken word.


18. Support IUPUI Athletics during breast cancer awareness weekend

This weekend three Jags teams will do their part to raise awareness for breast cancer research.

Join the volleyball team Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. as they host in-state rival IPFW; the squad will be recognizing the work of Ribbon Chicks and former player Jen Mertz Will.

Then, at Carroll Stadium with the men's soccer team playing Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. and the women's soccer team Sunday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m. wearing pink for the cause.

All games are free for the public.


19. Men's basketball Red-White scrimmage

The IUPUI men's basketball team will host the fourth-annual Red-White Scrimmage on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Coliseum. The fan friendly intrasquad game is free of charge and there will be giveaways throughout the evening.

FREE student shuttles will run throughout the evening, beginning at 6:15 p.m. The on-campus pickup and drop off location will be along Michigan Street, south of The Tower in the current bus cut out lane.


20. IUPUI staff council blood drive

Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Medical Science Atrium and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bloodmobile at Taylor Courtyard.

Sign up below!

The donation process takes less than an hour. Donors should have a light snack before donating. Most people are eligible to donate. There are very few causes for deferral and very few medications that are not acceptable.


21. 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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