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October 9, 2013
  1. 50 things to do before you graduate
  2. 2nd Annual International Club Culture Show
  3. Join the University Library Campus Book Club
  4. IUPUI continues to 'live united'
  5. Better Blocks Indy is coming to Garfield Park
  6. IUPUI InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Weekly Meeting
  7. Do you need childcare?
  8. Jagtag Office now selling Indy Scream Park tickets
  9. Salsa Night and Taco Tuesday discounts at Acapulco Joe's
  1. Curriculum Enhancement Grant Symposium
  2. Thinking about going to law school?
  3. Get to know your Communications Degree
  4. Imaging Research Symposium
  5. Global Health Week Seminars and Forums
  6. Deadline extended for Learning Environments Grant
  7. Lecture: James F. Brooks, "Women, Men, and Evangelism in the American Southwest"
  8. UPnGO's Choosing the Right Mentor for You
  9. 8th Annual Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum
  1. Free flu shots
  2. Campus Recreation offering Bollywood
  3. Become a Health and Wellness Peer Educator
  4. Campus Center Student Health
  1. Unplugged Coffeehouse
  2. 6:06 Coffeehouse Series: Katie Wirsing
  3. IUPUI Liberal Arts presents the Sabbatical Speaker Series
  4. Herron represented in Indiana State Museum: "Fearless Furniture"
  1. International Club Latin Dance Night
  1. Research and clinical trials
1. 50 things to do before you graduate
Have you done everything you need to do before you graduate from IUPUI? Follow #50thingsIUPUI on social media now and watch for a new thing to add to your to-do list each week. Post a pic corresponding to that week's activity, use the hashtag and you could win a gift card to the Barnes & Noble @IUPUI Bookstore -- 50 winners in all! Follow @IUPUI on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for details.

The week of Oct. 7 is "Visit the Cube in the Office of Student Involvement."

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/50things/
2. 2nd Annual International Club Culture Show
Please join us on Friday, Oct. 25 for our 2nd Annual International Culture Show from 4:30 p.m. onwards in the IUPUI Campus Center Theater.

To register, visit the link below.

Link: http://goo.gl/zvfQPG
3. Join the University Library Campus Book Club
The next University Library Book Club will meet on Nov. 8th, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in University Library Room 2115E. We will discuss The Bowl is Already Broken by Mary Kay Zuravleff. Send your RSVP to Meagan Lacy at lacym@iupui.edu. See the book club website for more details!

Link: http://iupui.campusguides.com/bookclub
4. IUPUI continues to 'live united'
If it’s October, it must be time for IUPUI’s annual campus United Way campaign. Did you know that IUPUI has contributed more than $3.5 million in the past 10 United Way campaigns? This year’s goal for faculty, staff and students is $366,500, and those planning to donate have until the Oct. 31 deadline to make their pledge.

Donations can be made on the United Way website by visiting the link below. The site also has more details about IUPUI’s involvement with United Way of Central Indiana, the various relationships that link the campus to the United Way drive, and a look back at previous campaigns on the campus.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/stories/2013-10-08-united-way-iupui.shtml
5. Better Blocks Indy is coming to Garfield Park
Join Big Car and Garfield Park neighbors to celebrate a revitalization effort along Shelby Street. Better Block is an opportunity to see what is possible on the street, live for a day.

It will be an exciting day that includes local food, beer, artists, live music, and plenty of activities for families. We invite you to take a tour of Shelby Street filled with vendors and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.

For more info, please email aryn@bigcar.org.

Link: http://www.betterblock.org
6. IUPUI InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Weekly Meeting
Don't hesitate to come to our weekly large group meeting on Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Campus Center, Room 307. God makes everyone in an unique way in which He wants us to be. Therefore, we should be happy with who we are. InterVarsity is a non-denominational group of students who are seeking to know God more intimately. All of our events are open to anyone. If you have a different belief and want to know what we believe and why, we would be happy to discuss it with you.

Link: http://www.intervarsityiupui.org
7. Do you need childcare?
Did you know IUPUI has a childcare facility on campus? The Center for Young Children is currently enrolling children ages 2-5. For more information check out their website or call 317-274-3508. CCDF is accepted.

Link: http://www.childcare.iupui.edu
8. Jagtag Office now selling Indy Scream Park tickets
The Jagtag Office is now selling discount tickets to the popular Halloween attraction, Indy Scream Park! For $20 you can get a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday ticket. That's a $5 savings off regular ticket prices! And don't forget, Halloween is on a Thursday this year so get your discount ticket now while supplies last. Remember, Jagtag accepts all forms of payment: cash, all credit cards, and of course Jagtag.

Link: http://www.jagtag.iupui.edu/Gift-Cards-Tickets.asp?content=Tickets
9. Salsa Night and Taco Tuesday discounts at Acapulco Joe's
MS-SOL and GHSIG proudly present Salsa for Something Good, a fundraiser for ENLACE. A salsa dance lesson will be held at the IntoSalsa studio, 363 N. Illinois St. from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Cost is $8 each or $15/couple--attendance is limited so contact us in advance!

Don't feel like dancing? Worked up a huge appetite? Acapulco Joe's, 365 N. Illinois St. is offering a 10% discount to students who present their JagTag IDs that evening, and half of proceeds will be donated to ENLACE.

Link: https://ghsig.usg.iupui.edu/
10. Curriculum Enhancement Grant Symposium
Held to honor and celebrate the successes of the 2012 Curriculum Enhancement Grant (CEG) awardees, the 2012 CEG Symposium will feature a keynote address entitled "Lessons from Three Decades of Subversion" by Brian Coppola, poster presentations by the 2012 CEG recipients, and a reception. For more details and a symposium schedule, please click the link.

Link: http://ctl.iupui.edu/Workshops-Events/Events/EventRegistration?scheduleid=fa3a5949-a88f-4b0f-ace7-1ce5770659b7
11. Thinking about going to law school?
The Admissions Office of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law will host information sessions on selected Tuesdays this fall. Topics covered include whether a JD is right for you (Oct. 15), joint degree programs (Oct. 29), how to balance school and life as a non-traditional student (Nov. 5), and how to finance a legal education (Nov. 12).

Attendees will have the option to sit in on an evening class afterwards.

An RSVP is appreciated.

Link: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/meet-us/events/index.html
12. Get to know your Communications Degree
Listen to a panel of professors from the Communication Studies Department to learn about how students can map out their academic careers. This includes what classes to take, how to find the right internship, or picking a minor that fits your needs. Learn how to tailor your degree for success!

Nov. 12 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Campus Center, Room 406.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/717534031594656/
13. Imaging Research Symposium
Academic and industrial researchers and investigators are invited to learn more about the imaging technologies available at IUPUI during a daylong event that includes 20-minute talks, poster displays, special guest lectures and opportunities to tour IUPUI imaging laboratories.

The IUPUI Imaging Research Symposium takes place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Lilly Auditorium of University Library, 755 W. Michigan St.

To register, visit the website below or email Mark Holland at imgres@iupui.edu.

Link: http://www.imaging.iupui.edu/events.php
14. Global Health Week Seminars and Forums
During Oct. 14-18, all are welcome to join Global Health Week, a series of seminars about current international health issues and opportunities for students. Daily talks with leaders from IU-Kenya, Medical Missions, ENLACE, and TIMMY will be available, as well as a talk with the Global Health Residency track participants from IUSM! There will also be a 7 p.m. forum on Oct. 16 to discuss how sex trafficking policies may impact AIDS relief fund distribution. A full schedule may be found on our website listed below.

Link: https://ghsig.usg.iupui.edu/Events/tabid/1865/language/en-US/Default.aspx
15. Deadline extended for Learning Environments Grant
Through the awarding of small grants, the Learning Environments Grant (LEG) supports the creation of innovative, engaging, formal and informal learning environments that meet the needs of faculty and students. This year's request for proposals is available at the link.

Please note the deadline for consultation services from the University Architect's Office is Friday, Oct. 18.

Link: http://ctl.iupui.edu/Programs/LEG
16. Lecture: James F. Brooks, "Women, Men, and Evangelism in the American Southwest"
Dr. James F. Brooks, Research Fellow, School for Advanced Research
"Women, Men, and Evangelism in the American Southwest"

Oct. 17, IUPUI Campus Center Room 409, 7 to 8 p.m.
Support provided by the IUPUI Department of History.
Tickets available for free.

James F. Brooks is an American historian whose work on slavery, captivity and kinship in the Southwest Borderlands has been honored with several major national awards, including he Bancroft Prize, the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize and the Frederick Douglass Prize. He is former President of the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~iahi/?p=1711
17. UPnGO's Choosing the Right Mentor for You
UPnGO invites you attend this workshop that will provide graduate students the information they need to choose the correct mentor/advisor and maintain a thriving relationship with their mentor in order to reach success in their prospective programs at IUPUI.

What: Choosing the Right Mentor for YOU
When: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. to noon
Where: University Library, Lilly Auditorium

Refreshments and appetizers provided.

Partially funded through student activity fees.

Link: http://www.indiana.edu/~upngo/events/
18. 8th Annual Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum
The 2013 Hazelett Forum will feature Dr. Ora Pescovitz, the first female Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Health Systems CEO at the University of Michigan, and the former president and CEO of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. This year’s Forum will be held Friday, Oct. 25 at the Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St. Reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., presentation from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public; please RSVP at the Tobias Center website.

Link: http://www.tobiascenter.iu.edu/conferences/hazelette.html
19. Free flu shots
All IUPUI students, staff and faculty (part-time or full-time) are eligible to receive a free flu shot. Valid IU ID must be presented in order to use this benefit. The Campus Center flu clinic will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center, Room 450C. The schedule for all flu clinics can be viewed on-line at the link below.
Get your flu shot!

Link: http://health.iupui.edu/flu.html
20. Campus Recreation offering Bollywood
Campus Recreation is excited to add "Bollywood" to the fall group fitness class line up! Bollywood dancing is derived from classical forms of Indian dance. The Bollywood Workout is a high energy, cardio dance and conditioning class that will help you reach your fitness goals and achieve a happy and healthy lifestyle! The class meets Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Fridays from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in PE 156. Please call the Campus Recreation Office for more information at 317-274-2824.
21. Become a Health and Wellness Peer Educator
The Health and Wellness Promotion Committee through the Division of Student Affairs is searching for dedicated students to become Peer Educators. They assist with outreach by focusing on topics such as alcohol awareness, sexual assault, nutrition and fitness, and more. Benefits include getting involved on campus and helping others. Peer Educators also receive training, leadership development, become nationally certified, and have a chance to earn academic credit. Applications are due by Oct. 31.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health-wellness/hw-promotion/peer-educators/index.shtml
22. Campus Center Student Health
Feeling sick? Injured? Want to discuss birth control or STD testing? Make an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner at the Campus Center today! Walk-in nursing visits are also available now. Nursing visits include free flu shots, free pregnancy tests, free strep tests, free wellness screens, travel medicine clinic, immunizations, and TB testing. Provider appointments are only $29 (labs or procedures may be an additional charge). Call 317-274-2274 today!

Link: http://health.iupui.edu/students/
23. Unplugged Coffeehouse
At University Tower on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., take the night off and do a full system restore. There will be two hours of live acoustic music and a Caribou Coffee Bar with fun toppings and snacks. Live performances by Andrew Ramos and Trevor St. Aubin. Go off the grid and reconnect with real people in a groovy coffeehouse atmosphere. This is sponsored by IUPUI CAPS and Health and Wellness Promotion. Open to all IUPUI students.

Link: http://events.iupui.edu/event/?event_id=9414
24. 6:06 Coffeehouse Series: Katie Wirsing
Join Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) on Nov. 5 at 6:06 p.m. to see Katie Wirsing! She is a slam poet who uses powerful words to tell her story. See link below for more details.

Link: https://onestart.iu.edu/ccl-prd/events/view?date=11052013&type=&pubCalId=GRP13420
25. IUPUI Liberal Arts presents the Sabbatical Speaker Series
In a lecture series during this month and November, professors in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI will discuss their sabbatical projects, including persona in memoir writing, the mafia and Estonian folk music. All Sabbatical Speaker Series lectures will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Center. Room locations listed below. The series is free and open to the public.

Friday, Oct. 25: Ramla Bandele, professor of political science, discusses "Rescuing Henrietta: The Story of an African American Woman Activist” in Room 268.

Tuesday, Nov. 5: Robert Rebein, professor of English, will present “Remembering Self, Remembered Self: Persona in Memoir Writing” in Room 307.

Friday, Nov. 8: Anne C. Williams, professor of English, will discuss her project, “Mother’s Day and the Mafia,” in Room 409.

Tuesday, Nov. 12: Xin Zhang, professor of history, will present “Reexamining the Opium War in China” in Room 309.

Tuesday, Nov. 19: Ain Haas, professor of sociology, presents “Folk Music Traditions in Estonia” in Room 307.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~iahi/?p=1741
26. Herron represented in Indiana State Museum: "Fearless Furniture"
Nearly 85 percent of Indiana’s dentists were trained on the IUPUI campus. Nearly half of the state’s lawyers have their legal roots on the IUPUI campus. Now, an upcoming museum exhibit reveals many of the state’s “best of the best” furniture artists who also have IUPUI academic roots.

The “Fearless Furniture” exhibit opens Oct. 5 and runs through May 2014 at the Indiana State Museum. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Regular admission tickets, which include admission to the “Fearless Furniture” exhibit, are $5.50 each for children 12 and under; and $10 each for adults.

Link: http://www.herron.iupui.edu/external-exhibitions/fearless-furniture
27. International Club Latin Dance Night
After such a wonderful and fun event last year, we are doing it again! International Club is bringing the 3rd Latin Dance Night on Friday, Oct. 11th in the Campus Center Room 450.

IntoSalsa Dance Company will be spinning the best salsa, bachata, merengue, cha cha, and reggaeton. Don't worry about knowing the steps, they will be there to help you out! They will also be performing some amazing Latin dance routines.

If you have any questions, email iclub@iupui.edu or message us on Facebook.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/540981442646781/
28. 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.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial
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