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There are 35 messages in the January 9, 2013 issue of JagNews. To view full postings of all JagNews, visit http:/www.iupui.edu/~iuihome/jagnews/

CAMPUS LIFE

        (1)  Get involved on campus!
        (2)  Top 100 Nominations
        (3)  Be involved in Homecoming 2013! Applications due soon!!
        (4)  Diced Pineapples Party
        (5)  "HEART of the BREWS" fundraising event
        (6)  Events with Alpha Phi Omega, Service Fraternity
        (7)  Buy Early Get Used From Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI
        (8)  Weekend U: Competing for Your Attention
        (9)  Scholarships available for 2013-14 school year
        (10)  Now Hiring Summer 2013 Camp Counselors and Lifeguards
        (11)  Alternative Spring Break Applications Still Open
        (12)  IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for January
        (13)  Gold and Gray Lines to Revert Back to Original Routes Beginning Jan 4th
        (14)  IU School of Medicine Diversity Week, Jan 22-25

ACADEMICS AND LECTURES

        (15)  "Poverty in America," a panel discussion presented by SPEA

HEALTH

        (16)  Service Learning Program Offers Free Health Assessments and Fitness Classes

ARTS

        (17)  Color and Form: Selected Works by Morton C. Bradley Jr.
        (18)  Looking for an Elective Course?

INTERNATIONAL

        (19)  I Club Culture Show and Fashion Show LAST Call Out Meeting
        (20)  International Club Presents France Cultural Hour
        (21)  Internationalizing the University: An IUPUI Town Hall January 14

VOLUNTEER/SERVICE

        (22)  Alternative Spring Break Advisor Call-Out

RESEARCH

        (23)  Were you depressed as a teen?
        (24)  Control Subjects Needed for Study involving Cancer-Survivors
        (25)  Social Skills Training Research Study for Children
        (26)  Looking for Healthy African-American Children
        (27)  Research Study for Adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome
        (28)  Vaccination Research Study for Health People
        (29)  Research Study for Children with ADHD and TDD
        (30)  Research Study for Children with ADHD, ODD, or Conduct Disorder
        (31)  Healthy Woman with BMI between 30-40?
        (32)  Volunteers Needed for Weight Loss Study
        (33)  Type 2 Diabetes Research Study
        (34)  African American Healthy Volunteers Needed for Brain Imaging Studies!
        (35)  Looking for Experienced Drivers to Participate in Driving Simulator Study

CAMPUS LIFE


1. Get involved on campus!

The Student Activities Programming Board is here to provide students with entertaining, educational, and social campus-wide programming throughout the year. SAPB is always looking for students who are interesting in gaining event planning and leadership skills. If this sounds like something you may be interested in, join us at our Spring Call Out meeting on Wednesday January 23rd at 6 PM in Campus Center room 305, free pizza included.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~sapb

2. Top 100 Nominations

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 12 semester. Visit website for complete eligibility requirements and award criteria. The nomination deadline is January 30, 2013.

Link: http://alumni.iupui.edu/top100.html

3. Be involved in Homecoming 2013! Applications due soon!!

Are you creative? Do you have a talent that you want to showcase? Want to be IUPUI royalty? Do you want to show your Jaguar spirit in your office space?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should sign up for one of the many Homecoming 2013 contest!

Contest include: Banner Decorating,JagJam(a student talent show)and Deck our Your Space!

Applications for contest are available online.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~hmcoming/

4. Diced Pineapples Party

During the weekend of one of Indianapolis's largest undergrad conferences, AFLV. Come welcome and have fun with the several new faces that will be in town.

Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2013!!! 10am - 2am
IUPUI Campus Center
420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Students $7 BEFORE 11pm !!!
Greeks $5 BEFORE 12am !!!

Indianapolis's livest DJ -- DJ Superkuts on the 1's & 2's

Come dressed to Impress!!!

Link: http://www.SigmaPhi1906.1stA.com

5. "HEART of the BREWS" fundraising event

An Ale tasting event to support research at the Riley Heart Research Center at the Wells Center for Pediatric Research. Come together with friends and learn about pairing foods with certain brews in an educational, responsible and relaxing atmosphere. Event also includes a silent auction. Must be 21 to attend. For more information and to purchase tickets visit our website at www.heartresearch.iupui.edu. For questions contact Donna Fischer at 278-1130 or dfischer@iupui.edu.

Link: http://www.heartresearch.iupui.edu

6. Events with Alpha Phi Omega, Service Fraternity

Kick off Rush with a night of fun and games.
Contact apo.to.recruitment@gmail.com. Wed., Jan. 16 2pm-4pm in CE 308.

Lasertag. Meeting at the 1st floor information desk in the campus center. $10 unlimited play at X-Site. 6155 E 86th St. Indianapolis, IN. RSVP apo.to.recruitment@gmail.com. Thu., Jan. 24 6pm-10pm.

Interested in volunteer work? Come get more information about Alpha Phi Omega, Service Fraternity; an organization focused on community service. contact Iisha Wesley at apo.to.recruitment@gmail.com.
Fri., Jan. 18 11:30am-12:30pm in CE 264.
Tue., Jan. 22 2pm-3pm in CE 308.
Fri., Jan. 25 4pm-5pm in CE264.

7. Buy Early Get Used From Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI

Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI offers many options for your textbooks. Rent and save 50%! Buy used and save 30%! Buy Etextbooks and save up to 70%! You can start your year off fresh and buy new textbooks! The options are endless. Beat the line and order your textbooks online with just a click of a mouse. It's just that easy!!

Link: http://www.iupui.bncollege.com

8. Weekend U: Competing for Your Attention

Are you a competitor? It's likely you compete in ways even you don't recognize. Our everyday lives are consumed by business, political, family, and leisure activities˜all of which are driven by competition. Join us on February 16th for a conference about competition presented by the Alumni Association. Inspired by Indiana Humanities program, Spirit of Competition, our distinguished selection of experts will explore the many ways in which someone or something is vying for your attention.

Link: http://myiupui.com/s/1377/IUPUI/index.aspx?sid=1377&pgid=1753&gid=2&cid=4026&ecid=4026&post_id=0

9. Scholarships available for 2013-14 school year

The Central Indiana Chapter of the Indiana University Alumni Association will award a total of four $1,000.00 scholarships to full-time undergraduate and/or graduate students who are residents of Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, or Hendricks counties and who will be attending any campus of Indiana University in the 2013-14 school year. The application deadline is Friday, February 1, 2013, and can be accessed from the link below. For further information, contact Matt Boulton, Mattb@2keller.com.

Link: http://alumni.indiana.edu/chapters/central-indiana/docs/Cen_IN_ScholarshipApp2013.pdf

10. Now Hiring Summer 2013 Camp Counselors and Lifeguards

IU's Camp Brosius, located in Elkhart Lake, WI, is hiring for summer 2013 positions. Food and lodging is included for these ten-week positions. Remaining personnel needed: five lifeguards, two housekeepers and one maintenance crew member. Also open are five male counselor positions (female counselor positions filled). Lifeguard certification costs can be reimbursed at the end of summer. Join us for a summer of outdoor fun, education and families!

Link: http://petm.iupui.edu/family_camp_brosius/our_friendly_staff_and_employment_opportunities.php

11. Alternative Spring Break Applications Still Open

This year, we have seven amazing trips that you can take part in and help to change the world. Alternative Breaks are alcohol and drug free service trips that travel across the country to learn about social issues and how to better that social issue in our community. The cost of the trip is $100 and includes all transportation and food while at the location. Applications are still open and will close once filled. For more information and to apply, see link.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/ocs/asb.asp

12. IUPUI Special Collections and Archives Photo Caption Contest for January

The staff of the IUPUI Photo Caption Contest encourages everyone to brush regularly, especially after all those sugary treats. Therefore, we offer this instructional photo on proper brushing technique.

Congratulations to Bill Orme for his winning caption for last month's tuneful photo:

"My love for you doth grow, like the flowers from thy head.
But dear, forsake the mulch, ere the King may think thee dead."

Happy brushing!

Link: http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/captioncontest/

13. Gold and Gray Lines to Revert Back to Original Routes Beginning Jan 4th

Beginning Friday morning January 4th the existing Gold and Gray Lines reverted back to their original schedules.
On Friday morning the Gold Line will begin at Eskenazi Garage at 5:30am and will run until 10:00pm. The Gold Line stops at Drive B/10th Street and Rotary Circle and makes stops every 10-15 minutes.
Beginning Friday at 6:00am the Gray Line will begin at the Campus Center and will operate from 6:00am-10:00pm Monday-Friday. The Gray Line, which operates every 10-minutes between the hours of 7:30am-6:00pm and 20-minutes all other times, makes stops at the Campus Center, Michigan/Barnhill Streets, Ball Residence, and three stops in Campus Apartments.
Additionally the Gray and Pink Lines combine into one route beginning at 7:00pm-10:00pm. The route starts at the Campus Center at 7:00pm.

If you have any questions please email us at shuttles@iupui.edu.

Link: http://www.parking.iupui.edu

14. IU School of Medicine Diversity Week, Jan 22-25

IU School of Medicine's 11th Annual Diversity Week begins January 22. National experts will present four talks on The Affordable Care Act and the impact of this federal legislation on many underserved populations. All programs begin at noon in Wishard Hospital's Meyers Auditorium and lunch will be provided for those who register. CME available. More details about speakers and registration at link. More details? Contact Jayme Little at jtlittle@iupui.edu.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/6tT

ACADEMICS AND LECTURES


15. "Poverty in America," a panel discussion presented by SPEA

SPEA will present "Poverty in America: From Safety Net to Self-Reliance," a panel discussion, January 15, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m., at the Lumina Foundation (30 S. Meridian St.). SPEA Dean John Graham, national talk show host Tavis Smiley and two local community activists will share the effects of poverty and possible solutions. Marion County Superior Court Judge Cynthia Ayers will moderate. Event is free and open to the public. RSVP because space is limited: coemarti@iupui.edu or 317-278-9670.

Link: http://events.iupui.edu/event/?event_id=7900

HEALTH


16. Service Learning Program Offers Free Health Assessments and Fitness Classes

The Legacy Center Fitness Zone, operated by Department of Kinesiology service learning students, would like to invite you to try a FREE 15 day membership during the month of January to jump start your 2013 Fitness! Come receive free health assessments, help setting up an individualized workout program, and free group fitness classes. Join us and provide our students with an opportunity to improve their RISE service learning experience!

Link: http://petm.iupui.edu/affiliates/PARCS/

ARTS


17. Color and Form: Selected Works by Morton C. Bradley Jr.

With their brilliant colors and their display of the Harvard University graduate's understanding of science, Morton C. Bradley's sculptures are full of life. When viewed, the mathematically inspired creations evoke words such as "crystal," "kaleidoscope," "prism" and "snowflake."
"Color and Form: Selected Works by Morton C. Bradley Jr." opens Monday, Jan. 7, and runs through Friday, Jan. 25, at the IUPUI Cultural Arts Gallery in Suite 240 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

Link: http://campuscenter.iupui.edu/cag

18. Looking for an Elective Course?

There are still open enrollments for elective courses in H100 Art Appreciation and H221 Art Past and Present offered by Herron School of Art and Design. H100 is an enjoyable introduction to the arts and includes visits to local galleries and museums. H221 is a new online course in the survey of Art History. Both courses also offer 12 week and 16 week formats. Sign up now!!

INTERNATIONAL


19. I Club Culture Show and Fashion Show LAST Call Out Meeting

Please meet us on January 18, 2013 at 6pm in the Campus Center Room 409 if you would like to hear more about participating in the International Fashion Show and Culture Show hosted by the International Club during the International Festival Week in the Campus Center.

This will be the last Call-Out as we are getting ready for these great events!
We couldn't be more international!

**If you can't attend or have questions don't hesitate to email us at iclub@iupui.edu or through our FB Page.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/176674009123471/?ref=2

20. International Club Presents France Cultural Hour

Please join us on Friday, January 18 to learn more about the wonderful country of France!

You'll have the chance to listen to a great presentation, enjoy some delicious food, and make some new friends. It will be in the Campus Center Room 409. See you all there!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/553135224714038/?suggestsessionid=14903904931357430817

21. Internationalizing the University: An IUPUI Town Hall January 14

In coordination with the strategic planning process IUPUI launched fall 2012, our campus is participating in a two-year planning process with the American Council on Education's (ACE) Internationalization Laboratory, 2012-2014.

Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend a town hall Monday, January 14 to share ideas, reflections, and suggestions on internationalizing the IUPUI Campus.

Monday, January 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm in Campus Center 409

Link: http://international.iupui.edu/internationalization-lab/

VOLUNTEER/SERVICE


22. Alternative Spring Break Advisor Call-Out

Alternative Spring Breaks at IUPUI is seeking faculty, staff, and graduate assistants that are interested in advising a trip this March. From March 9-17, Community Service at IUPUI will be sending out 7 trips throughout the country that are alcohol and drug free and focus on a specific social issue. Advisors help to create student growth and development while participating as a volunteer and learner. For more info or to receive the application, contact Jarod Wilson at wilsjama@iupui.edu.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/ocs/asb.asp

23. Were you depressed as a teen?

Investigators at IU School of Nursing are conducting a research study interviewing 18 to 21 year old African American students who experienced symptoms of depression during their teen years (ages 13 - 17). Volunteers will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card after completing the interview. If you are interested, go to the link below for more information about the study and to submit your contact information.
Questions: habdurra@iupui.edu

Link: http://j.mp/tr1Tam

RESEARCH


24. Control Subjects Needed for Study involving Cancer-Survivors

Dr.Pradhan, a Pediatric Oncologist at Riley hospital for Children needs your help. His research team is studying the late-effects of cancer-treatments on cancer-survivors. They need healthy controls aged 18-23 years of age for this research study. This study involves a one-time visit to Riley Hospital for Children‚s Outpatient Pediatric Hematology-Oncology clinic on the IUPUI campus. It consists of a donation of a small amount of blood (3 tablespoons) for research, have an ultra-sound of the blood-vessel in your arm. If you are 18 years or older, you may also have to take a medicine once during this ultrasound testing. Finally you will be filling out a health-questionnaire. The time commitment for this study will be approximately 2 hours. You will receive $100.00 compensation for your time. If interested please contact our research nurse at 317-944-2832 to discuss your eligibility in the study.

25. Social Skills Training Research Study for Children

A research study for 5-7yrs old children, who have Autism Spectrum Disorders, involving an investigational study medication & social skills training at Riley Hospital for Children. This is a 14-week study conducted by Noha Minshawi, PhD, IU School of Med. Benefits include assessments, social skills training & study medication provided at no charge. Requirements, additional benefits & risks will be disclosed prior to study enrollment. If interested, call 317-948-9766 or email kidpsych@iupui.edu.

26. Looking for Healthy African-American Children

Ages 6-18 years of age. They should be free of asthma, reactive airways disease or any other lung disease. No blood disorders-including sickle cell or thalassemia. The study will include one visit and last approximately 1 hour. The study is to determine reference values for breathing tests in Healthy African-American Children. Upon completion of the study there will be a payment of $50. For more information, please contact the PFT Lab @ James Whitcomb Riley Hospital at 317- 944-3604.

27. Research Study for Adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome

Doctors at IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry are conducting a research study of an investigational medication for children, age 13-17, with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome (JPFS). Study involves up to 16 visits & 41 wks. Study procedures, mental health evaluations, & medication or placebo are at no charge. Visits will occur at Riley Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic 705 Riley Hospital Dr, RM 4300, Indpls, IN. Contact David Dunn's staff: 317-944-1128 or kidpsych@iupui.edu.

28. Vaccination Research Study for Health People

Healthy 16-26 year old men & women are needed to test a new vaccine not approved by the FDA to prevent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections (the virus that sometimes causes genital warts and genital cancers). There will be 3 doses of vaccine given over 6 months with follow-up lasting approximately 1 year. Research is done at Indiana University Infectious Diseases Research at IUPUI. Call 278-2945 or e-mail iuidr@iupui.edu. Risks are disclosed before enrollment. Payment Provided.

29. Research Study for Children with ADHD and TDD

Investigators at IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry are conducting a research study for children aged 10-14 with suspected ADHD and mood swings. The study examines the effect of an FDA approved medication on a child's ability to regulate their emotions. This study involves 6 visits to our clinic and 2 MRI brain scans. Call 317-948-3472 for more details.

30. Research Study for Children with ADHD, ODD, or Conduct Disorder

Investigators at IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry are conducting a research study for children aged 10-14 with suspected ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or Conduct Disorder and healthy control children with no psychiatric disorders or addiction history in their family. The study examines a child's risk for drug addiction based on whether or not they have a father with a history of substance abuse. This study involves 1 visit to our clinic and up to 2 MRI brain scans. Call 317-948-3472 for more details.

31. Healthy Woman with BMI between 30-40?

IU research group seeking subjects for healthy controls to better understand Polcystic Ovary syndrome. If you are age 18-40, do not have excessive facial/body hair or acne, are not pregnant or on birth control and have a BMI between 30-40 please contact Tammy Garrett RN @ 317-944-7037 or at tjgarret@iupui.edu. $180 will be paid upon completion of all study visits if you qualify.

32. Volunteers Needed for Weight Loss Study

Do you have a family history of diabetes? Are you overweight? Are you 45 years old or older?
Are you Non-Hispanic African-American, Hispanic/Latino American, Asian American/ Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaska Native? Did you have diabetes while pregnant or have a baby weighing 9 pounds or more at birth? If you are 18 years old or older and answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be eligible to participate in a research study. Contact dtrc@iupui.edu for more information.

33. Type 2 Diabetes Research Study

IUSM Department of Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetology is looking for individuals who were diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes PRIOR to age 18 to participate in a study requiring only one visit. The goal of the study is to learn more about the relationships between certain genes and type 2 diabetes. Qualified participants will be asked to provide a blood sample and answer questions about their medical history. Please call 317-944-7019 or e-mail pdidrick@iupui.edu for more details.

34. African American Healthy Volunteers Needed for Brain Imaging Studies!

IU Psychotic Disorders Program seeks healthy volunteers to participate in a research study using brain scans (MRI). If you are: age 18-23, male, African-American, not on prescription medications, & have no psychiatric illness you may qualify. The study consists of questionnaires, an interview,and 1 MRI. You will be compensated for your time! Contact: tckulig@iupui.edu.

Link: http://psychiatry.medicine.iu.edu/

35. Looking for Experienced Drivers to Participate in Driving Simulator Study

We are conducting a study investigating how drivers interact with advanced vehicle safety technology. The purpose of the study is to improve vehicle safety. We are looking for participants who have a valid driver's license and can be available for up to 2 hours total test time. Compensation will be $30. If interested, please contact the Transportation Active Safety Institute on campus by emailing hflaads@iupui.edu or tdsl@iupui.edu.

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