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Campus Life

1. Make voting easy with TurboVote!

2. Get your first look at the Fairgrounds Coliseum basketball floor

3. IUPUI Regatta 2014 presented by Herff Jones THIS Saturday!

4. Underrepresented professional and graduate student organization

5. Life after IUPUI: Knock, Knock - online networking event

6. IUPUI City Barbeque - Great ‘Cue for a Great Cause!

7. Career Connection career fair

8. Free admission for college students to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

9. Garage parking available

10. FSA presents Pause Café

11. OTEAM information/call out meetings

12. Jagtag's Say Cheese for Charity

Academics and Lectures

13. IUPUI imaging research symposium

14. Fall data management workshops

15. CEG symposium

16. Getting started with Canvas

17. Assessing writing assignments for non-native English speaking students

18. Teaching@IUPUI: Preventing and managing disruptive behavior webinar

19. 8-week SOC-R100 offering

20. Financial fitness workshop: building a secure retirement

21. Register today for a Night with the Warriors


22. Student Wellness Coalition call out meeting

23. Free wellness coaching

24. Ebola notice

25. IUPUI World Heart Day walk

Arts and Humanities

26. International programming grant for student groups

27. Paid choral scholars positions available at SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral


28. Jags VB hosts IU tonight


29. Research and clinical trials

1. Make voting easy with TurboVote!

Are you planning to vote in the Nov. 4 election? IUPUI has partnered with TurboVote to make voting as easy as possible. You can:
- Register to vote online,
- Get an absentee ballot and vote by mail,
- Receive email/text reminders about the election.


2. Get your first look at the Fairgrounds Coliseum basketball floor

The IUPUI Athletics Department will be hosting a 'Select-a-Seat' night at the newly renovated Fairgrounds Coliseum on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will give fans their first opportunity to see the Jaguars' new home facility, including the newly branded home floor.

In addition, the IUPUI basketball team will conduct an open workout for a first-hand look at this year's team and will remain on-hand for photographs and autographs following their workout.


3. IUPUI Regatta 2014 presented by Herff Jones THIS Saturday!

This Saturday, Sept. 20, is the day we've all been waiting for; the 6th annual Regatta is here! Come out and enjoy food, games and entertainment the whole family will love! Please continue to support the remainder of our Regatta Week events and don’t forget to register for the Regatta 5K! Visit the link below for more details. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates and more info! We’ll see you Saturday!


4. Underrepresented professional and graduate student organization

The IUPUI Underrepresented Professional and Graduate Student Organization (UPnGO) is pleased to present our first event of the school year, the Fall Welcome Reception. This event will feature a keynote address by Khalilah Shabazz, Ph.D, Director of the IUPUI Multicultural Success Center, and the opportunity for networking with faculty, staff and other students.


5. Life after IUPUI: Knock, Knock - online networking event

The door to your future doesn't open by itself. In this session, you'll learn to harness the power of professional networking in the online world and best leverage yourself for your future career from Millennial Coach and Expert Emili Sperling.

Come professionally dressed and a Herron Art student will take your picture for your LinkedIn profile!

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 1
Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 148


6. IUPUI City Barbeque - Great ‘Cue for a Great Cause!

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, eat at City Barbecue to raise money for IUPUI United Way. This offer is good all day on Dine-in and carry-out orders. City Barbeque is located at 21 W. 11th St.


7. Career Connection career fair

The Career Connection career fair is Thursday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in CE 450. This event, sponsored by the Engineering and Technology Student Council and the Informatics Student Government, is a great opportunity to connect with over 80 employers seeking students for engineering, informatics, and technology-based internships, co-ops, and full-time jobs! Research the companies through the link provided, dress professionally, and bring plenty of resumes.


8. Free admission for college students to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Calling all Indiana college students….are you looking for a relaxing study break? How about a unique place to visit for a date? And it is FREE!

There is a special offer for college students on each Sunday in September 2014 and each Sunday in October 2014 and Sunday, November 2, 2014. Any full-time or part-time student enrolled in an Indiana private or public college or university is invited to enjoy a free day. Must show valid student ID and limit one adult per ID.


9. Garage parking available

Looking to guarantee yourself a parking space as the weather gets colder? Consider a garage permit. Click below for details.


10. FSA presents Pause Café

Are you in a French class? Are you interested in French culture? Join the Francophone Student Association (FSA) for Pause Café every Monday starting Sept. 22 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Campus Center Caribou Coffee. Feel free to come at any time and speak with fellow Francophiles. We offer free tutoring if you are having trouble with your French class or just come to enjoy the company!

A bientôt!


11. OTEAM information/call out meetings

OTEAM is looking for undergraduate students who are interested in serving the IUPUI campus.

Come learn more about OTEAM requirements and expectations at one of the following informational meetings:

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30pm in UC 104
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 1:00pm in UC 104
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in CE 405
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in UC 104

12. Jagtag's Say Cheese for Charity

The Jagtag Office and Paws Pantry have teamed together for the 2nd annual 'Say Cheese for Charity' food drive! Bring in a non-perishable food donation to the Jagtag Office Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 and get a FREE picture retake for your Jagtag! Remember to bring your current Jagtag! You will be exchanging your current Jagtag for one with a new and improved photo! All donations will be given to the IUPUI Paws Pantry!


13. IUPUI imaging research symposium

This year’s event will include a presentation by Dr. Kamlesh Lulla, Chief Scientist for Earth Observations from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, who will describe recent activities in remote imaging. A poster session will allow attendees to interact with several investigators in areas such as Alzheimer's Disease, 3D imaging of the human airway, live cell imaging, and molecular probe development for tumor imaging among other topics.


14. Fall data management workshops

The University Library Center for Digital Scholarship is offering research data workshops this fall. The series includes effective and practical data management strategies for new and experienced researchers. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome. Topics for the fall include:
- Practical data management planning -- creating a usable plan to handle data
- Preventing data loss -- optimizing storage and organization
- Ensuring data quality -- mapping outcomes for quality assurance and control


15. CEG symposium

Held to honor and celebrate the successes of the 2013 Curriculum Enhancement Grant (CEG) awardees, the 2014 CEG Symposium will feature a keynote address on Calibrated Peer Review: Not Just Writing in the Discipline by Arlene Russell, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Dept of Education, UCLA. Calibrated Peer Review is a web-based instructional program that allows instructors to use writing-to-learn pedagogy in classes of any size. Reception to follow. All are welcome.


16. Getting started with Canvas

In this introductory session participants will have the opportunity to take a first-hand look at the Canvas learning management system. During this hands-on workshop participants will explore and learn about the following:

Canvas navigation
Creating a profile
Creating an assignment
Creating an announcement
Sending a message
Setting notifications

Open to faculty and graduate students in a teaching role.


17. Assessing writing assignments for non-native English speaking students

Do you have international students and other non-native speakers of English in your class? Do you wonder how, without significantly increasing your workload, you can assess writing assignments in a manner that acknowledges the difficulty non-native speakers may have? This workshop will define the typical difficulties non-native speakers of English may have with writing and will illustrate, with examples assessment tools, effective pedagogical solutions for assessing writing assignments.


18. Teaching@IUPUI: Preventing and managing disruptive behavior webinar

How and when do you address challenging student behaviors? Disruptive student behaviors are those which impede learning and teaching, and have the potential to escalate or spread if left unchecked. In this online mini-workshop, you will learn how to prevent and manage the most common disruptions. This webinar is part of the Center for Teaching and Learning’s online mini-workshop series focused on foundational teaching skills, Teaching@IUPUI. All faculty and grad students welcome.


19. 8-week SOC-R100 offering

The Department of Sociology is offering an 8-week course beginning Oct. 22 through Dec. 21, 2014. "Like people and want to figure out what makes them tick? Hate people and want to figure out why they’re so infuriating? This course is for you! This course covers a wide range of subjects from crime to social factors in health & illness to gender inequality to work & economics."

20. Financial fitness workshop: building a secure retirement

The Office for Women is sponsoring three workshops with Joyce Foster, CFP®, MBA who will show you how to build a confident retirement through maximizing your Social Security Benefits, arranging a guaranteed lifetime income or preparing for long term or chronic care costs.

The workshop is offered on three days: Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. in CE 307, Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. in CE 268 and Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. in CE 309.


21. Register today for a Night with the Warriors

Join the Kelley School of Business at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis for a Night with the Warriors on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The evening's activities include a reception from 5:30 – 6:30, followed by the panel presentation – Great Walls to Global Markets. The evening will kick off with welcoming remarks from Dr. Jeffrey Patchen, President and CEO of the Museum. The event is free and includes the opportunity to tour the Terra Cotta Warrior exhibit.


22. Student Wellness Coalition call out meeting

The IUPUI Student Wellness Coalition (SWELL) is having a call out meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Campus Center Student Organization CUBE space. Leadership positions are available. If you are interested in improving the wellness culture on your IUPUI Campus, please attend. For questions, contact SWELL via email or Facebook.


23. Free wellness coaching

Are you looking for one-on-one support? Do you want to improve your overall well-being? The Office of Health and Wellness Promotion in collaboration with the IU School of Nursing will be offering free wellness coaching to IUPUI students. Sample topics include stress reduction, physical and emotional well-being, time management, personal relationships, and more. Space is limited so sign up today! Sessions will begin in October. For more information, call 317-274-WELL.


24. Ebola notice

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released recommendations for US colleges and universities regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which apply to individuals who have returned from Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria within the last 21 days.

If you recently returned from one of the specified countries, or would like further information about the Ebola outbreak, please refer to the IUPUI Campus Health website for further information.


25. IUPUI World Heart Day walk

This World Heart Day, held annually on Sept. 29, join the IUPUI community in a 1.1 mile walk as a demonstration of commitment to reducing preventable deaths due to cardiovascular disease.

Meet at IUPUI’s Wood Plaza Fountain (815 W. New York St.) at 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 29, and show that you are personally done with Indiana being ranked 41 out of 50 states for overall health.


26. International programming grant for student groups

The IUPUI Office of International Affairs is offering a funding opportunity for student groups. This grant provides up to $500 to support your participation in activities and events that:Promote, enhance, 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 on February 19th, 2015

Deadline: Friday, Oct. 10, 2014


27. Paid choral scholars positions available at SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral

Laudis Cantores, the choir of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, seeks choral scholars for its 2014-2015 season. Candidates of all voice parts should be experienced choral singers with strong music reading ability and a desire to perform historical and modern music. Laudis Cantores rehearses weekly on Monday nights from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and sings at Masses on alternate Sundays at the 10:30 liturgy. This is a paid position. Interested candidates should contact Andy Motyka at


28. Jags VB hosts IU tonight

Come cheer on the two time defending Summit League champion Jaguars volleyball team as they host IU tonight in The Jungle beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE for everyone. Be on hand for a record breaking crowd as the Jags host the Hoosiers for the first time in a decade. First 100 students will receive a free tshirt.


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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