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Campus Life

1. United Way Awareness Night

2. 'What Makes us Human?'

3. IUPUI to study the transfer student experience

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

5. Harvey Milk Dinner with Lea DeLaria

6. Meet & Greet! OB/GYN Student Interest Group

7. 2014 Academic Bowl - Oct. 25

8. Treat Trail Fundraiser for HANDS in Autism

9. E&T Graduate Open House, Oct 2, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

10. IUPUI 2014 Innovation Forum & Showcase: Funding Innovation

11. LGBT History Month

12. Movie in the Courtyard: 'Divergent'

13. 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

14. 'Edge of Tomorrow'

15. On Solid Ground: From IUPUI to CEO

16. IUPUI Fall Camp 2014

17. Free Motorist Assistance

18. Audition notice

19. Fleece Blankets for Riley Children's Hospital

20. Open Mic Night

21. Textbooks: How will you buy yours next semester?

22. Jagtag Selling: Indy 11, Circle City Classic and Indy ScreamPark Tickets

23. IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for October

24. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

25. IUPUI Pre Law Society Call Out Meeting

26. Public Safety Career Day

27. Life Health Sciences Career Fair

28. JagVote

Academics and Lectures

29. IUPUI Nanotechnology Research Forum and Poster Symposium

30. HANDS in Autism® Model in Practice: 3 Day Intensive Training

31. McKinney School of Law is now accepting applications for the Fall 2015 JD program

32. Research at the Frontiers: A Geographic Journey-Professor Rudy Banerjee

33. Information for health law attorneys and executives


34. Domestic Violence Awareness in Campus Center Oct 1 and 2

35. IUPUI Student Health

36. PHSIG to host CODE BLACK screening

37. AlcoholEdu/Haven Deadline Approaching

Arts and Humanities

38. 'Prairie' at Herron School of Art and Design

39. Lost in Translation: Student Work from Herron’s Summer Study Abroad Program in Spain

40. Reagan Furqueron

41. Art 21 Season 7 Screenings

42. National Poetry Series Winner Marcus Wicker to Read October 9


43. International Programming Grant for Student Groups


44. Tree workshop


45. Research and clinical trials

1. United Way Awareness Night

Join the United Way Awareness Night at the men's soccer game vs. Valparaiso on Oct. 7. Tailgating begins at 5:30 p.m. and the game starts at 7 p.m. This event will be held at Carroll Stadium and is FREE.


2. 'What Makes us Human?'

As part of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute's Entanglements Lecture Series, E.O. Wilson and Katherine Hayles will discuss "What Makes us Human?" This event will be held Oct. 8, from 7 to 8:45 p.m., in the Indianapolis Central Library, Clowes Auditorium.

See link below for more details and for free tickets.


3. IUPUI to study the transfer student experience

UPUI has embarked on its first self-study to better understand the way it facilitates the transfer student experience.

Based on its commitment to transfer students and nationally recognized success in enhancing students’ first-year experience, IUPUI was one of two institutions nationwide selected to participate in the Foundations of Excellence Transfer Focus project sponsored by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education.


4. 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 Sept. 2014, each Sunday in Oct. 2014, and Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.

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


5. Harvey Milk Dinner with Lea DeLaria

The Fifth Annual IUPUI Harvey Milk Dinner celebrates LGBTQ inclusion on the IUPUI Campus by inviting the entire Indianapolis community to join in our celebration. Orange Is the New Black actress and comedian Lea DeLaria (Big Boo) will be the keynote speaker. This year’s event will be held on National Coming Out Day, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the Indianapolis Marriott, 350 W. Maryland St. Student tickets are $25 and faculty/staff/community tickets are $55. Ticket includes dinner.


6. Meet & Greet! OB/GYN Student Interest Group

The OB/GYN SIG is hosting a Meet and Greet on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Edna Balz Lacy Family Park, 700 Greer St., in downtown Indy. Warm food and drinks will be provided!

Look forward to:
1. Meeting current medical students planning on a career in OB/GYN
2. Learning more about the OB/GYN specialty
3. Finding out how you can volunteer and fundraise for events in the 2014-2015 school year.
4. Enjoying beautiful fall weather!

Don't forget to RSVP!


7. 2014 Academic Bowl - Oct. 25

5th Annual IUPUI Academic Bowl Tournament
Saturday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Campus Center Lower Level
Sponsored by the IUPUI Honors College Student Council

Teams of four undergraduate students will compete by answering questions in quiz bowl-style play. Registration is available online and closes on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Each member of the winning team will receive a $150 Visa gift card from the IUPUI Honors College. Each second place team member will receive $75.


8. Treat Trail Fundraiser for HANDS in Autism

Sample Zionsville: a picturesque town with charming and authentic shoppes and nooks. Spend a great Saturday afternoon on Oct. 4 shopping, sampling foods, maybe even win a door prize. Do not do it alone, bring your friends! Buy tickets for only $25!


9. E&T Graduate Open House, Oct 2, 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Ever wondered what graduate school is and whether it is for you and if you should even pursue graduate study? Here is an opportunity for you to find out more about graduate school and the Engineering and Technology degree and certificate programs offered at IUPUI. We are hosting an open house for all interested students on Thursday October 2nd from 4:30 to 7 p.m., in the ET building, 1st floor lobby. Come on by and bring a friend! Free!

10. IUPUI 2014 Innovation Forum & Showcase: Funding Innovation

Thursday, Nov. 20

Our Panel:
Nick Carter, Husk Foods; Kevin Hitchen, Founder of Localstake; Jacob Schpok, Executive Director for the Lt. Governor's Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Polina Osherov, Founder of Pattern, and the Editor-in-Chief of Pattern Magazine

• Learn about new Indiana Investment Crowdfunding Law
• How to succeed using Kickstarter and Indigogo
• How to prepare to raise fun

Want to show your idea or innovation in the showcase? Fill out our form!


11. LGBT History Month

Celebrate the culture, contributions, history, and value of the LGBTQQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bixsexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) communities in October. LGBT History Month is a time to embrace the diversity that exists around us everyday. All campus programs are free and open to IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and the community.


12. Movie in the Courtyard: 'Divergent'

Enjoy a night under the stars as "Divergent" plays for Movie in the Courtyard. This event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in Taylor Courtyard. Free popcorn will be provided and it is sponsored by SAPB!

13. 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Join us for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" playing in the Campus Center Theater on Friday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Free popcorn! Sponsored by SAPB.

14. 'Edge of Tomorrow'

Come out to see the sci-fi thiller "Edge of Tomorrow", sponsored by SAPB in the Campus Center Theater. The movie will screen at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Free popcorn!

15. On Solid Ground: From IUPUI to CEO

Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the University Library Lilly Auditorium, presented by IUPUI alumna Deb Peters, Managing Principal/President and CEO of Quality Environmental Professionals, Inc. Deb has been in the environmental engineering field for almost 30 years and will speak about her journey from an IUPUI undergrad to CEO. There is no charge to attend this lecture and light refreshments will be provided.


16. IUPUI Fall Camp 2014

Have a student on Fall Break Oct. 13 through 24? Have them join us for Fall Camp! Weekly and daily rates available!

Register at link below.


17. Free Motorist Assistance

Did you know Parking and Transportation Services offers free motorist assistance? Click for details!


18. Audition notice

Would you like to be a part of an IUPUI campus theatre production and receive credit hours? "All in the Timing" auditions will be held Oct. 13 and 14 in Cavanaugh 003 (basement) from noon to 3 p.m. Auditions will be readings from the script and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Plan to stay for at least 30 minutes.

"All in the Timing" is a comedy requiring males and females of all races and ages. Email questions to:

19. Fleece Blankets for Riley Children's Hospital

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 3 to 5 p.m., in Campus Center Room 268, come out and help Alpha Phi Omega make fleece blankets for Riley kids! Pizza will be provided on a first come first serve basis!

Here's your chance to make fleece blankets for Riley Children's Hospital as a service event. And yes, it could count as community service! Make sure to bring your friends!

20. Open Mic Night

The Social Justice Education office is holding its "Speak OUT Cafe" open mic night on Friday at 8 p.m. in the Business School building, room 2000. This event will feature special guest poet and activist Michael Reyes. If you are interested in music, poetry, and good vibes come out and enjoy the atmosphere. Artists are welcome to sign-up. Pre-register by contacting or


21. Textbooks: How will you buy yours next semester?

How will you pay for your textbooks next semester? If you aren't sure and like the idea of billing your textbooks to your Bursar account then check out the Jagtag EZ Deposit! This option allows you to bill a $250 or $500 Jagtag deposit to your Bursar account. You can then use your Jagtag to purchase your textbooks! It's convenient and easy but to use it for next semester you must ACT either when you register for Spring classes (Optional Fees) or from the Jagtag website Nov. 3 to Dec. 18.


22. Jagtag Selling: Indy 11, Circle City Classic and Indy ScreamPark Tickets

The Jagtag Office is your one-stop shop for entertainment! Now available are discount tickets to Circle City Classic for only $10, Indy Scream Park - Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday tickets for $20 and Indy Eleven tickets for both the Oct. 11 and 18 games at Carroll Stadium! Also available are discount AMC movie theater tickets for $8.50, Regal Cinema tickets for $7.50 and Indianapolis Zoo tickets for $18. Stop in and see us. All forms of payment are accepted including Jagtag!


23. IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for October

Enter your captions to our IUPUI photos of yesteryear and become eligible to win a Fabulous Prize! Congratulations to Joseph Dynlacht for his winning caption to the September photo: "Golly gee, I wish people would stop reading over my shoul.....Good Lord! It's Brad Pitt with a goatee!" He wins our Fabulous Prize!


24. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Are you planning to work in a nonprofit or public service role after you graduate? Learn how your student loans may be forgiven!

IUPUI Student Financial Services staff will share the details of this little-known federal program that forgives loans for qualified people working in nonprofit, government, policing, education and other careers.

The info session is on Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center Theater.

Coordinated by SPEA Student Council.


25. IUPUI Pre Law Society Call Out Meeting

The IUPUI Pre Law Society is holding its first call-out meeting on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 3-4 PM. The meeting will take place in the Lounge on the 5th Floor of Cavanaugh Hall. Food and drink will be provided. All IUPUI students of any major are welcome. Contact Eric Alveal at for any questions.

26. Public Safety Career Day

Do you want to work in public safety? Public Safety Career Day, hosted by the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), is free and open to the public.

More than 150 experts representing about 40 city, county, state and federal agencies will be on hand to talk with students about the wide range of career options in public safety, including law enforcement, firefighting, emergency management, homeland security and more.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, noon to 3p.m., Taylor Hall Courtyard


27. Life Health Sciences Career Fair

Brought to you by the School of Science Office of Pre-Professional and Career Preparation, the Life Health Sciences Career Fair is a perfect opportunity for employers to meet and recruit candidates from a diverse array of life-health science backgrounds for internships, research opportunities, and full- and part-time positions.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Campus Center, room 450


28. JagVote

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs Student Council presents JagVote, a campus-wide event that encourages students to do their civic duty by registering to vote.

The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the IUPUI Campus Center Lower Level. People can come and go from 5:30 to 10 p.m. to register to vote, eat free food, play games and enjoy a viewing of the documentary "Freedom Summer," which will be presented by Marion County Clerk Beth White at 6 p.m.


29. IUPUI Nanotechnology Research Forum and Poster Symposium

Academic and industrial investigators, including students, interested in nanotechnology and its applications are invited to attend the IUPUI Nanotechnology Research Forum and Poster Symposium from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at the IUPUI University Library, Lilly Auditorium.

The event will include a keynote address by Ian Steff, Indiana’s Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing.


30. HANDS in Autism® Model in Practice: 3 Day Intensive Training

Join the HANDS in Autism® Team for an intensive training that focuses on providing hands-on experience and coaching in a
simulated classroom/work environment. Individuals on the spectrum participate, facilitating a rich learning environment for


31. McKinney School of Law is now accepting applications for the Fall 2015 JD program

The McKinney School of Law is now accepting applications for the Fall 2015 JD program. The deadline for the early decision option is Nov. 15. Not sure if you are ready to apply? Schedule a personal visit with our admissions team via email at or call us at 317-274-2459.


32. Research at the Frontiers: A Geographic Journey-Professor Rudy Banerjee

The School of Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series presents Professor Rudy Banerjee-Geography on "Research at the Frontiers: A Geographic Journey."

Journey through Berkeley and Silicon Valley to explore geographic information science in the halls of academe and in startup culture, which blends cutting edge research with real world pragmatics.

Oct. 7, CE 268, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

RSVP: with Rudy Banerjee talk in the subject line.


33. Information for health law attorneys and executives

As part of the Annual Continuing Legal Education Program, you are invited to attend "Crucial Information for Health Law Attorneys & Executives: Law, Business, and Ethics in Today’s Healthcare Marketplace" on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St. 6 hours Indiana CLE Credit (including 1.0 hour of Ethics)


34. Domestic Violence Awareness in Campus Center Oct 1 and 2

Visit the Health and Wellness Promotion table in the Campus Center around lunch time (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) to grab purple gear or to paint your nails purple to show your support of healthy relationships! Meet peer educators who help with bystander intervention. Information about healthy relationships, as well as campus and community resources will be available. #DVAM2014


35. IUPUI Student Health

Feeling sick? Injured? Need an annual exam or birth control? IUPUI Student Health is here to help from two locations on campus (Campus Center Student Health and Campus Health at Coleman Hall). Provider visits are only $29. We are in-network for many Anthem and all IU Student Aetna plans. Walk-in nursing visits (Pregnancy tests, strep tests, immunizations, TB testing, wellness screens at the campus center clinic) are free! Call 274-2274 or 274-8214 for an appointment.


36. PHSIG to host CODE BLACK screening

IUSM Public Health SIG presents CODE BLACK, a documentary that gives us access to America's busiest ED. It explores a team of young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with their ideals and the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: IUPUI Campus Center Theater (CE 031)
Cost: FREE but you must sign up at link below.


37. AlcoholEdu/Haven Deadline Approaching

Incoming and first-year students took Part 1 of AlcoholEdu and Haven in August, and now it's time to finish Part 2 of these programs no later than Thursday, Oct. 16.

AlcoholEdu and Haven are not considered complete until both parts are finished.

Look for your Part 2 reminder email, or login to AlcoholEdu and Haven through OneStart. Visit for more information and login instructions, or contact


38. 'Prairie' at Herron School of Art and Design

"Prairie" by artist Shawn Decker is positioned at the intersection of music composition, visual art and performance. Decker's work uses physical and electronic media to investigate, simulate and praise the natural and unnatural worlds.

Prairie runs in the Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries through Oct. 30th and as always, the exhibition is free of charge.


39. Lost in Translation: Student Work from Herron’s Summer Study Abroad Program in Spain

Professors Anila Agha and Stefan Petranek not only conducted a summer scholarly excursion to Spain, but the two will also curate a showcase of student sculptures, drawings and photographs compelled by travel experiences in Madrid and Barcelona. Some of the works were exhibited at the Makers of Barcelona gallery in June 2014, but this exhibit will include work created since the students’ return.

This exhibition will run through Oct. 21 in the Marsh Gallery.


40. Reagan Furqueron

Reagan Furqueron is an assistant professor and director of Foundation Studies at Herron. This exhibition will feature new works that explore the ideas of transition and mapping through a sculptural approach to making -- a departure from Furqueron’s functional approach.

This exhibition will run in the Basile Gallery through October 21st.


41. Art 21 Season 7 Screenings

Herron School of Art and Design is proud to partner with PBS and Art 21 to provide screenings of some the upcoming episodes of the new season of Art in the 21st Century. These will happen on Oct. 1 and 8 in the Basile Auditorium in Eskenazi Hall at 6 p.m.


42. National Poetry Series Winner Marcus Wicker to Read October 9

Poet Marcus Wicker will read as part of the Rufus and Louise Reiberg Reading Series, Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Library Lilly Auditorium. Wicker is the author of the 2012 collection "Maybe the Saddest Thing," selected by D.A. Powell for the National Poetry Series in 2011. His work has appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Third Coast and Ninth Letter. Along with Wicker, winners of the 2014 IUPUI Poetry Contest will read their winning poems. This event is free.


43. International Programming Grant for Student Groups

The IUPUI Office of International Affairs is offering a funding opportunity for student groups. Organizations can earn up to $500 to support their activities and events that:
- Promote, enhance knowledge, and/or develop understanding of an international issue or culture;
- Facilitate bringing two or more cultures together;
- Enhance participation in the 11th Annual International Festival, Feb. 19, 2015

Applications are due Friday, Oct. 10.


44. Tree workshop

IUPUI is partnering with the Indiana Urban Forest Council (IUFC) to host a tree workshop and giveaway on Thursday Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is open (and targeted to) Tree Campus & Tree City USA members.

The workshop will consist of a one hour classroom instruction, one hour field demo, and one hour campus tour.


45. 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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