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There are 36 messages in the January 16, 2013 issue of JagNews. To view full postings of all JagNews, visit http:/www.iupui.edu/~iuihome/jagnews/

CAMPUS LIFE

        (1)  IUPUI Nonprofit Expo
        (2)  Spring Study Abroad Fair
        (3)  Pass-the-Mic: Gun Control
        (4)  The "Taste of..." Series is Back!
        (5)  Food Court 5th Birthday Party - 50 FREE Chick-fil-A Sandwiches!
        (6)  IUPUI University College Inaugural First-Year Seminar Idea Exchange
        (7)  Chicken Noodle Soup & Pretzel Special at the Barnes & Noble Cafe
        (8)  Kellumpalooza Softball Tournament
        (9)  Call for Advisor of the Year Nominations
        (10)  Join the University Library Campus Book Club!

ACADEMICS AND LECTURES

        (11)  Call for poster proposals: The 24th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium
        (12)  Bantz-Petronio Translating Research into Practice Faculty Award
        (13)  Thinking about going to law school?
        (14)  Pathways to STEM Teaching
        (15)  Bei Bei Shuai Panel

HEALTH

        (16)  2013 NIFS Mini-Marathon Training Program Starting Soon
        (17)  IUPUI Health Services closings
        (18)  Sick? Need a physical? Come to Campus Center Student Health!
        (19)  Flu season is here!
        (20)  Showers for IUPUI Bicyclists and Those Who Exercise
        (21)  National Wear Red Day
        (22)  Timmy Global Health Call-Out Meeting

INTERNATIONAL

        (23)  IUPUI International Club Cultural Hours Spring 2013

ATHLETICS

        (24)  Free Student Tickets for Hoops at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
        (25)  IUPUI Lacrosse Call Out Meeting

VOLUNTEER/SERVICE

        (26)  IUPUI Alternative Spring Break - Apply Now!
        (27)  Homecoming Service Event Sign Ups

RESEARCH

        (28)  Herpes (HSV II) Research Study for Males/Females age 18-50
        (29)  IU School of Medicine Alcohol Study
        (30)  Infants needed
        (31)  HPV Vaccination Study for Healthy People age 16-26
        (32)  Type 2 Diabetes Research Study
        (33)  African American Healthy Volunteers Needed for Brain Imaging Studies!
        (34)  Riley Hospital for Children Needs Your Help!
        (35)  Undergraduate Students Needed for Survey!
        (36)  Memory, Language, and Intellectual Abilities Study

CAMPUS LIFE


1. IUPUI Nonprofit Expo

The third annual IUPUI Nonprofit Expo brings together nonprofit, government and community partners that offer internship, volunteer and job opportunities to IUPUI students and alumni. Learn about the various organizations in our community and the opportunities they offer. Last year, more than 45 organizations participated in this IUPUI Career Services Council event.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Campus Center room 450 from 1-4 p.m.

Link: http://spea.iupui.edu/about/npexpo/index.php

2. Spring Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 - 10:30am-1:30pm - Campus Center Atrium

The Study Abroad Fair is a chance to learn about programs that send students all over the world! Everyone is welcome to come and explore the variety of study abroad opportunities that IUPUI, IU Bloomington, and other organizations have to offer. Representatives of many programs will be at the Fair to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to learn more about studying abroad, you cannot miss this event!

Link: http://abroad.iupui.edu

3. Pass-the-Mic: Gun Control

To what extent does an individual have the right to purchase and own firearms? How do gun control policies affect mass shootings in our neighborhoods and schools, if at all? In what ways does mental health relate to violent acts committed with guns? Join Democracy Plaza as we discuss gun control at our first Pass-the-Mic event of the semester on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 from noon to 1:00pm in the Campus Center. Check our website for more details as the date of the event approaches.

Link: http://dplaza.usg.iupui.edu

4. The "Taste of..." Series is Back!

IUPUI Food Service is proud to bring back an old favorite: The Taste of... Series! On specific Fridays throughout the semester, our chefs design a special menu and serve it in the food court for an amazing price! The next event date is Jan. 25 - be sure to come, support local chefs and try a delicious, one-of-a kind meal. For questions, please email smdunn@iupui.edu.

5. Food Court 5th Birthday Party - 50 FREE Chick-fil-A Sandwiches!

Join us in the Campus Center food court on Jan. 23 10:15am-12:00pm for a party celebrating the Food Court's 5th Birthday! The first 50 Chick-fil-A customers get a free chicken sandwich! Line up early! Stay for games and prizes to celebrate!

Link: http://www.iupuifood.com

6. IUPUI University College Inaugural First-Year Seminar Idea Exchange

Join IUPUI faculty members who teach or are interested in teaching a first-year seminar for a day of exciting professional development: dynamic presentations, engaging discussions, and poster sessions that will energize and inspire.
Registration is FREE. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Those who register are invited to submit a poster session proposal!

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 - 8:30-2:00 - UC104

Link: http://uc.iupui.edu/exchange

7. Chicken Noodle Soup & Pretzel Special at the Barnes & Noble Cafe

From 1/22-1/25 between 12pm to 2pm Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI Cafe will be having a special for chicken noodle soup and a Kim & Scotts gourmet pretzel for only $4.95!!! Mark your calendars and stop in today!!

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

8. Kellumpalooza Softball Tournament

The Organization of Kinesiology will be presenting its annual softball tournament in honor of the former dean this spring semester. If you are interested please submit an email to brmmckin@iupui.edu to be put on the list, form teams as soon as possible, spots will fill up quickly. Keep an eye out for more information to come shortly.

9. Call for Advisor of the Year Nominations

The Jaguar Academic Advising Association (JACADA) invites students, faculty, staff, and alumni to nominate faculty or staff academic advisors and administrators for one of three 2012/2013 Advisor of the Year awards, Advising Administrator, Faculty Advisor or Staff Advisor for both IUPUI and IUPUC campuses. Click on the link below to go in and nominate an individual for one of the three awards. (Self-nominations will not be accepted.) Nominations will be accepted until Friday Feb. 1st at 5pm.

Link: http://surveycentral.uc.iupui.edu/AdvisoroftheYear.aspx

10. Join the University Library Campus Book Club!

This spring, the University Library will inaugurate its first ever book club by discussing selections from Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies. Copies will be provided (on loan) to attendees and will be available for pickup on Jan. 28th. IUPUI students, staff, and faculty are all invited, but space is limited! Email Meagan Lacy at lacym@iupui.edu by Feb. 1st to RSVP. The book club meets Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013, from noon-1pm, in the University Library (1116).

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

ACADEMICS AND LECTURES


11. Call for poster proposals: The 24th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium

It Takes a City: Toward a Diverse and Humane Community

Students, faculty, staff and members of the Indianapolis community are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations at the 24th Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium, Feb. 27, 2013.

Proposals are due Feb. 1, 2013 to rogersv@iupui.edu. Information about the Symposium and proposal forms are available at link.

Link: http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/taylor

12. Bantz-Petronio Translating Research into Practice Faculty Award

This month, Chancellor Bantz announced the establishment of the inaugural Bantz-Petronio Translating Research into Practice Faculty Award. This award is open to nominations.

In addition to generating knowledge through scientific inquiry or humanistic scholarship, nominees should have actively endeavored to transform knowledge into practices or solutions, demonstrating innovative ways to improve the lives of individuals and the communities in which they live.

See link for more information and how to nominate.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/from-the-desk/2013-01-08-from-the-desk-iupui.shtml

13. Thinking about going to law school?

The IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law is hosting information sessions each Tuesday evening during the month of February.

These informal information sessions are geared for anyone contemplating law school as an option in their future. Topics will vary each week from general admissions/application overviews to life as a McKinney alum. Attendees will also have the option to observe a class after the session.

Sessions will be held at Inlow Hall from 4:30-5:30pm. An RSVP is appreciated.

Link: http://indylaw.indiana.edu/admissions/info-rsvp.htm

14. Pathways to STEM Teaching

Interested in becoming a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Teacher? IUPUI is looking for individuals with backgrounds in STEM to become a teacher. Two prestigious programs are available that allow you to earn teacher certification with all expenses paid. Want to learn more? Three information sessions will be held:
Tues Jan 15, 4pm in SL165
Wed Jan 16, 12pm in ET103
Tues Jan 22, 1:30pm in SL306
Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

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

15. Bei Bei Shuai Panel

The Robert H. McKinney School of Law Feminist Law Society will be hosting a panel discussion of the Bei Bei Shuai case. Event details available at link.

Link: http://indylaw.indiana.edu/news/events.cfm?eid=564

HEALTH


16. 2013 NIFS Mini-Marathon Training Program Starting Soon

Time is running out to sign up for the 2013 NIFS Mini-Marathon Training Program! This program will help you prepare to run or walk the 500 Festival Mini Marathon on May 4 or Geist Half Marathon on May 18. Program orientation, packet pickup and a training clinic will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Group training walks and runs start Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 pm at NIFS, located here on campus, and Cherry Tree Elementary in Carmel. The program ends on May 6 with a celebration pasta dinner.

Link: http://www.nifs.org/club/scripts/library/view_document.asp?GRP=14754&NS=PUB_FIT&APP=80&DN=MINIMARA

17. IUPUI Health Services closings

IUPUI Health Services will close for several hours on Friday, Jan. 18th from 11:00 am until 1:30 pm. We will also close all day Monday, Jan. 21st, Martin Luther King Day. During the times we are closed, employees and/or students with an injury that requires immediate attention should report to the University Hospital ER. Those employees and/or students who experience a needlestick, other contagious disease exposure, minor injury or are not sure if their injury requires going to the ER, should contact an IUPUI Health Services staff member by paging the OUCH pager (312-6824). The staff member will advise the employee and/or student of the appropriate management of the situation.

Link: http://health.iupui.edu

18. Sick? Need a physical? Come to Campus Center Student Health!

Feeling sick? Aches and pains? Need a physical?
Come see the Nurse Practitioner at the Campus Center! We have expanded our hours for the spring semester.
The cost is only $29 for a provider visit (labs or additional testing, if indicated, may be an additional charge).
Free Wellness screenings too!
The clinic is located in the Campus Center, Suite 213. We are next door to the Jagtag office.
Open Monday through Thursday 10am to 4pm. Open Friday 10am-2pm. Call 317-274-2274 for appt.

Link: http://health.iupui.edu

19. Flu season is here!

Worried you have the flu? Come see us at Student Health (Coleman Hall or the Campus Center clinic). Provider visits are only $29. If indicated at the visit, we offer free influenza testing and even free anti-viral medications if you are flu positive. Anti-viral medicines do not cure the flu, but can decrease the length of illness when taken within 48 hours of symptoms onset. Remember, it is not too late for a flu shot! Free to students at Coleman Hall. For appt, call 317-274-8214.

Link: http://health.iupui.edu

20. Showers for IUPUI Bicyclists and Those Who Exercise

Showers for bicyclists/others are located in the Lockefield Building, 980 Indiana Ave. (southwest corner of the intersection of 10th St., Indiana Ave. and University Blvd.), 7:30-5:00 Monday-Friday. Men's showers are in the 4th floor men's restroom to the left as you get off the elevator; women's are in 3rd floor women's restroom to the left as you get off the elevator. There is a bike rack across from the Lockefield entrance at the edge of the parking lot. Bring your own towel, soap, etc.

Link: http://www.hra.iupui.edu/worklife

21. National Wear Red Day

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women, claiming one woman per minute, amounting to 500,000 women every year. The truth is that 1 in 29 women die from breast cancer and 1 in 2.4 die from heart disease; yet most women still view cancer as their biggest health threat. Feb. 1st, 2013 is NATIONAL WEAR READ DAY. Please wear something red to show your support and to spread the word about heart disease in women! Let's turn IUPUI RED and show our support!

Link: http://goredforwomen.org/wearredday/

22. Timmy Global Health Call-Out Meeting

Timmy Global Health at IUPUI will hold their spring call out meeting on Jan. 17th at 12pm in CE 309. Come hear about the great work being done to provide medical care to those underserved in the Dominican Republic and how you can be involved both locally and abroad through fundraising, advocacy, and service. Food will be provided. If you want to learn more about our chapter, visit site.

Link: http://www.iupuitimmy.org

INTERNATIONAL


23. IUPUI International Club Cultural Hours Spring 2013

This semester we have two open dates for Culture Hours that have not been filled. If you are interested in presenting your country please let us know! You can send an email to iclub@iupui.edu and we will follow up with you.

Dates open are:
Feb. 1st and Feb. 15th.

ATHLETICS


24. Free Student Tickets for Hoops at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Stop by the IMCU branch in the Campus Center (2nd floor) from 11am to 1pm on Thursday the 17th to pick up your free student tickets for the men's basketball game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Jags host N. Dakota State at 7pm on Saturday, Jan. 19. Student tickets are always free to men's and women's basketball games. This is your chance to pick up your ticket ahead of time to be ready for the game that night.

Link: http://iupuijags.com

25. IUPUI Lacrosse Call Out Meeting

To those who are interested in playing lacrosse for IUPUI this spring, we have a team meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 16th @ 8 PM at the IUPUI Library (ROOM 4115F). Please come prepared with your student schedule for Coach Patrick Moorhead.

No prior lacrosse experience required. We will teach you everything.

For more information, please contact team officer Steve Goforth at stevegoforth@gmail.com or visit the team Facebook page.

Link: http://www.facebook.com/IUPUI.Lacrosse

VOLUNTEER/SERVICE


26. IUPUI Alternative Spring Break - Apply Now!

Trips for spring are filling fast! Don't miss your opportunity to gain new skills, friendships, and service experience! Whether a first time participant or a seasoned Breaker, all students are welcome to apply! This year, we have seven amazing trips that you can take part in and help to change the world. $100 covers all transportation, housing and food! Spots are first come, first served! Check out the attached link to explore each trip and to submit your application today!

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

27. Homecoming Service Event Sign Ups

Join the IUPUI Homecoming Committee for a morning of service on Saturday Feb. 9th. Participants will complete projects for IUPUI's Random Acts of Kindness Week (Feb. 18-22, 2013). Projects will assist the Office of Community Service & Civic Engagement in preparing for a week of thanks and giving back to the IUPUI community.

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

RESEARCH


28. Herpes (HSV II) Research Study for Males/Females age 18-50

Seeking adults 18 to 50 with genital herpes for at least 1 year are needed for a study to test a new vaccine not approved by the Food and Drug Association. There will be 3 doses of vaccine given over 6 weeks with follow-up lasting 1 years. 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 is provided.

29. IU School of Medicine Alcohol Study

We want to know how your brain reacts to alcohol. Participants in this study (which requires an overnight stay at IU Hospital, 550 University Blvd., Indianapolis) will have MRI and PET scans of their brain while tasting their favorite drinks. Compensation is $500 for completing these procedures. You must be male 21-35 to participate. To see if you qualify, call 317-278-6771 for a telephone interview. David Kareken, Ph.D., study principal investigator.

Link: http://www.medicine.iupui.edu/IARC/neuro/

30. Infants needed

The Radiologic and Imaging Sciences program is in need of infants under the age of four (4) months to serve as patient models for sonography students. All exams are completely safe and non-invasive. The studies will be held at our private lab located in the Clinical Building (Gatch Hall) on IUPUI Campus. Families who participate in the labs are compensated for their time and parking is paid. If you, or someone you know may be interested please contact Valerie Echeverria at vech@iupui.edu.

31. HPV Vaccination Study for Healthy People age 16-26

Healthy 16-26 year old men and 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 three doses of vaccine given over six months with follow-up lasting approximately one 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.

32. 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.

33. 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 one MRI. You will be compensated for your time!

If you are interested, please call 630-8840 & refer to the Stanley Healthys.

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

34. Riley Hospital for Children Needs Your Help!

Riley Hospital for Children needs healthy full-term infants between 2 and 36 months of age to evaluate how the lung grows.

The evaluation takes approximately 2-3 hours.

You will be compensated for your time participating in the evaluation.

If interested in obtaining more information, please call (317) 944-3604.

35. Undergraduate Students Needed for Survey!

Attention undergraduate students! Please consider participating in a short anonymous survey at the link below. The topic of the survey is how students and faculty communicate responsibility in the college classroom. Thank you for your participation!

Questions? Please contact
Michelle Wickham, miniwick@iupui.edu or
Dr. Jonathan Rossing, jrossing@iupui.edu

IRB STUDY #1210009947

Link: https://oncourse.iu.edu/samigo-app/servlet/Login?id=jrossing1354803313728

36. Memory, Language, and Intellectual Abilities Study

If you or your child is between ages 3 and 25 years of age, you might qualify for a new research study.

Researchers at IU School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery are conducting a research study at Riley Hospital to investigate differences in language and neurocognitive skills between people with normal hearing and people with cochlear implants. Study participants will receive free evaluations consisting of language and ability tests and behavior questionnaires. Participants will be reimbursed $20 per hour for your time in testing and $20 per hour for your time in travel.

For more information contact:
DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory at 317-278-3469 or 317-278-8390

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