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Effective December 6, 2013, parking will no longer be available in the Eskenazi Garage for IUPUI permit holders.
Each year around the holiday season the Office of Community Relations gives staff, students and faculty the opportunity to help our neighbors on the west side of Indianapolis. The Season of Giving is an “Adopt a Family” partnership among IUPUI and the families of the Hawthorne Center and Christamore House. To find out how your department can be a part of this year's Seasons of Giving, contact Sara Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed forms are due by Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Students, faculty and staff - are you on campus and need to feed your hunger? Spring semester voluntary meal plans are available for purchase. Dine at the new Tower Dining anytime between 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday. Brunch on weekends from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Everyone is raving about the great food, the variety, and it's all you can eat! Use your meal plan swipes at Tower Dining and Flex Dollars at all Food Services locations. Save money, save time - feed your hunger!
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.
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 Dec. 2 is: Study at University Library!
The Holidays are upon us and Jagtag can help! The Jagtag Office sells over 25 different gift cards that could be used as stocking stuffers and gifts. Available gift cards include Target, Meijer, Walmart, Game Stop, Kohls, Best Buy and more! The Jagtag Office also sells discount AMC movie theatre tickets for only $7! And don't forget the Jagtag Office delivers too. Find details on the Jagtag website today to take advantage.
The Jagtag Office is now selling discount tickets to the annual Christmas at the Zoo event! Adult tickets are $8.50 and kids 2-12 are $7.00. Start an annual tradition or continue an existing one! The Jagtag Office accepts all forms of payment including credit cards, cash, check and of course Jagtag.
The Center for Research and Learning welcomes proposals for the spring 2014 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), and for the summer 2014 Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute (MURI). These are unique opportunities provided to IUPUI faculty and researchers for mentoring students while conducting pilot projects or testing new techniques and designs. Both programs offer students competitive stipends and give them the opportunity to work with a faculty mentor.
Please join us on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Campus Center, Room 309 for our holiday celebration! We will be having an "Ugly Sweater" party with Christmas-related activities, such as making ornaments, decorating cookies, playing holiday music, etc. We will also have a small gift exchange game. Let us know if you have any questions by visiting the link below.
Please join us with 21st Century Scholar Office on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6 p.m. onwards in the Campus Center Game Room. The 21st Century Scholar Program will be collecting canned goods that night as well. If you have any questions, please contact Heather Kinney at email@example.com.
Submit your captions for this month's vintage goofy photo from Special Collections and Archives for a chance to win our Fabulous Prize! Congratulations to Allison Mills for her winning caption for the November photo: "That awkward moment when everyone else in the room finds something interesting to look at and you don't." She wins our Fabulous Prize! Enter now!
Revolutionize how you serve! On Jan. 20 IUPUI will host its 13th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Registration is limited to 500 and will close Dec. 20 so be sure to visit the link below to register today!
The Pre-Vet Club at IUPUI will be accepting donations for the Humane Society of Indianapolis from Dec. 2 to Dec. 16. There will be a bin in the first floor lobby of the SL/LD building, as well as Jane Alexander's office in SL 322.
Become educated. Reduce stigma. World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. Please be sure to remember this day and check out two great events. There will be a Pass the Mic on Dec. 4 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Campus Center, discussing "What if you could take a pill to prevent HIV?" On Dec. 5, there will be HIV/STD testing with the IUPUI Health and Wellness Center in the Campus Center (CE 148) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eligible students are juniors and seniors seeking their first undergraduate degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who have completed a minimum 5 semesters (on any university campus) and 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; 25 or more of those hours must have been completed at the Indianapolis campus as of the Fall 2013 semester. Visit website for complete eligibility requirements and award criteria. The nomination deadline is Jan. 29, 2014. You can nominate yourself!
Know anyone who is spectacular...awesome...or just plain amazing? Here is your chance to recognize a student who is just that. Lead IUPUI wants to give you a chance to acknowledge these exceptional leaders through the Amazing Jaguar Recognition Program. There are many students at IUPUI that consistently exceed expectations and deserve a pat on the back for being outstanding leaders.
Please visit the link below.
Future Med Students! The American Medical Student Association is back on campus! It is a fantastic program that is geared toward making sure premed students are ready for medical school. It is our mission to link future medical students with local physicians for shadowing and research opportunities. There are also tons of great perks like national conferences, discounted Kaplan Prep courses and first hand knowledge of what is to come! Make sure to like us on Facebook for upcoming events.
Applications for Undergraduate Research Scholarships in the IUPUI NSF-URM program ($15,000 per year) are being taken until Jan. 17, 2014. Suitable applicants have sophomore or junior status by May 2014, have GPAs in sciences greater than 2.8, are US citizens or permanent residents, have an interest in undergraduate research, and have long term goals for post bachelors research-based degrees (M.S. or Ph.D.). For more information and an application, please send an email request to URM@iupui.edu.
OTEAM is looking for undergraduate students interested in serving the IUPUI campus as leaders for Student Orientation and First Year Seminars.
OTEAM members receive a scholarship, acquire professional leadership experience, connect to faculty, staff, and students across campus, and support new students as they transition to IUPUI. Want to know more? Attend an informational call-out meeting! One on Dec. 5 from 2 - 3 p.m. in UC 104, and one on Jan. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in UC 104.
Calling all poets, musicians, writers, and spoken-word artists to the stage. Please come and join us for the final student reading of the year. You are invited to attend whether you wish to showcase your work or just be a part of the excitement. Please contact Terry Kirts at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to sign up for a time slot. The student reading will be held at Indy Reads Books on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Indy Reads Books is located at 911 Mass. Ave, Indianapolis.