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June 26, 2013
CAMPUS LIFE
  1. Lunchtime yoga at the Campus Center
  2. Display your IUPUI pride with an IUPUI Jaguars license plate
  3. Boot Camp for potential grad students
  4. Say it is so!
  5. Indy BackPack Attack kicks off!
  6. Parking in the Riverwalk Garage
  7. Vehicle theft/break-in prevention
  8. IUPUI Summer Alternative Break - Urban Plunge
ACADEMICS AND LECTURES
  1. Thinking about law school?
  2. IUPUI part of national pilot for computer science principles course
  3. New online art history course
INTERNATIONAL
  1. IUPUI International Club fundraiser at Noodles & Company
RESEARCH
  1. Research study for children with ADHD, ODD, or conduct disorder
  2. Autism research study
  3. Diabetes research
  4. Type 2 diabetes research study
  5. Have you experienced a brain injury with lasting effects?
  6. African American healthy volunteers needed for brain imaging studies!
  7. Diabetes research study volunteers needed
  8. Riley Hospital for Children needs your help!
CAMPUS LIFE
1. Lunchtime yoga at the Campus Center
HRA Work/Life, Campus Recreation and the Student Wellness Coalition continue to offer the popular lunchtime yoga classes (level I on Mondays and Thursdays; level II on Wednesdays) for the second summer session.

Registrants pay the semester recreation fee and may then attend the 12:05 to 12:45 p.m. classes which are usually held in the Campus Center.

FMI and the registration form, visit site and click on "Schedule and Calendar."

Link: http://life.iupui.edu/campusrec/
2. Display your IUPUI pride with an IUPUI Jaguars license plate
IUPUI Jaguars plates are available through your local license branches. Just ask for the IUPUI Jaguar specialty plate form. This process is easier than ever. A $25 fee (tax deductible) payable at the time you purchase your plate is still in effect. This $25 supports the campus scholarship program. The license branch also charges a $15 fee to process specialty plates. If you have any questions, please call or e-mail
Yvonne Owens at 274-5063 or yowens@iupui.edu.

Link: http://www.alumni.iupui.edu/licenseplate.html
3. Boot Camp for potential grad students
Come to Graduate School Boot Camp on Friday, July 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Campus Center to get help with applying to grad school. Graduate admissions experts will work with you on your personal statement as well as provide tips on CV and exam preparation, funding considerations, letters of recommendation and more! Registration is required. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. A draft of your personal statement must be submitted prior to the event.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~gradoff/events/bootcamp.html
4. Say it is so!
Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI has exciting news: the JagTag is now accepted as a form of payment on our website! What does this mean for you, our customer? That credit cards and gift cards are not the only way to check out! Don't forget about EZ Deposit! Make a deposit, bill it to your bursar account, and buy your textbooks online. EZ deposit, EZ checkout!! If that's not enough exciting news for you, Barnes & Noble @ IUPUI is also hiring for the fall semester rush! Visit the store or Facebook page for more details.

Link: http://iupui.bncollege.com
5. Indy BackPack Attack kicks off!
IUPUI is proud to be a part of Indy BackPack Attack, a strategic community collaboration with Central Indiana organizations and businesses and has made it their mission to collect school supplies to provide children the tools they need to succeed in school.

The drive will run from June 24 to July 19.

For more information, contact Sara Griffin at samgrif@iupui.edu.

Link: http://community.iupui.edu/community/backpackattack/
6. Parking in the Riverwalk Garage
Good news for A, B and E permit holders! An additional 300 spaces are now available on the upper two levels of the Riverwalk Garage. Additionally, parking in this garage does not require upgrading to a garage permit.

You do not have to do anything special to park in this garage. Just swipe and enter (effective with your new permit beginning July 1) -- it's that easy!

Link: http://www.parking.iupui.edu
7. Vehicle theft/break-in prevention
The campus has experienced several vehicle break-ins recently, as a continuing effort the IU police wants to remind you of the following tips to help you keep your vehicle and property as safe as possible.

1. Remove all valuable items from your vehicle (e.g., cell phone and charger, GPS units with adapter cord and mount, removable audio systems, computers, packages and any other item of value). Lock them in the trunk before you park.
2. Always roll up your windows and lock your car and take your keys with you.
3. Do not leave spare keys in the vehicle.
4. Do not leave identification documents or credit cards in your vehicle.
5. Remember to activate your car alarm if you have one.
6. When on campus know where you parked your vehicle.
7. If you see something or someone that looks suspicious contact the IU police.

Report any suspicious activity to IU Police, 317-274-7911.
8. IUPUI Summer Alternative Break - Urban Plunge
Have you ever wanted to understand why some people are homeless? Are you interested in helping the homeless population during your summer break? If so, then this Summer Alternative Break trip is just for you! The goal for this trip is to learn how and why some people are homeless, while participating in activities that simulate similar experiences of a person experiencing homelessness. As a volunteer, you could work in a soup kitchen, food pantry, or an urban garden! Don't miss this amazing trip!

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/18dNFdRg30pCBwFPjh7WTKG6AXdiOXlsyjb6_tOOvc6k/viewform
ACADEMICS AND LECTURES
9. Thinking about law school?
The Admissions Office of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law will host informal information sessions this summer on Tuesday, June 25 and Tuesday, July 9. Come learn about the admissions process and what the School of Law offers. Attendees will have the option to sit in on an evening class afterwards. An RSVP is appreciated. To RSVP, please e-mail Amanda Gallaga at agallaga@iupui.edu.

Link: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/admissions/meet-us/open-house-information.html
10. IUPUI part of national pilot for computer science principles course
The Department of Computer and Information Science at IUPUI will pilot an innovative new computer science course this fall designed to introduce high school and college students to the career advantages of computer science training.

The College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles program selected only 40 high schools and 11 universities to launch the new course, which will be titled as "CSCI-N199: Computer Science Principles" at IUPUI.

Link: http://science.iupui.edu/news/iupui-chosen-offer-new-computer-science-principles-course
11. New online art history course
Looking for a new online course to take this fall? Herron School of Art and Design is offering a new online course for non-majors. H200: Understanding Contemporary Art is an introduction to understanding contemporary art and the methods and issues within the discipline of contemporary art history. The course offers an overview of the artworks, social contexts in which they were produced beginning with 1945 to the present.
INTERNATIONAL
12. IUPUI International Club fundraiser at Noodles & Company
Noodles & Company on Indiana Avenue is holding a fundraiser for the IUPUI International Club on Monday, July 15.

You can go to N&C anytime from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Just mention that you are there for the IUPUI International Club when you purchase the food. We will also have some flyers which you can hand over if possible.

If you have any questions, send an email to iclub@iupui.edu or message us on Facebook.
RESEARCH
13. 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 to 14 with suspected ADHD, ODD, 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 one visit to our clinic and up to two MRI brain scans. Call 317-948-3472 for more details.

Link: http://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial/trial/842
14. Autism research study
The Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center at IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry is conducting a 24-week parent training research study. Children must be between the ages of 3 and 7 with Autism, Asperger's Disorder, or PDD-NOS. Participation requirements, benefits, and risks will be disclosed prior to study enrollment.
For additional information about study requirements and study procedures, please contact us at (317) 948-9766 or kidpsych@iupui.edu.
15. Diabetes research
Have you had diabetes for less than 5 years?
Is metformin is the only diabetes medication you are taking?

If so, you may be able to participate in a clinical research study that is trying to find the best combination drug treatment for Type 2 diabetes. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with 37 medical clinics, including Indiana University, is conducting the GRADE Study Call Tonya Hamilton at 274-7679.

Link: https://grade.bsc.gwu.edu
16. 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@iu.edu for more details.
17. Have you experienced a brain injury with lasting effects?
The Center for Neuroimaging at IU School of Medicine is recruiting subjects for a study evaluating 3 treatments in individuals with memory and attention problems related to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants must be between 18 and 65 years of age, and have experienced a TBI or concussion resulting in lasting problems with attention and memory. Participants should be able to travel to the IUPUI campus for five clinic visits over seven weeks.
For more info contact Jessica Bailey at 317-963-7516.
18. 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 to 23, male, African-American, not on prescription medications, and 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 and refer to the Stanley Healthys.

Link: http://psychiatry.medicine.iu.edu/
19. Diabetes research study volunteers needed
Do you have a relative with Type 1 diabetes? If so, we would like to invite you to participate in a research study. TrialNet's Pathway to Prevention study will help us learn more about how Type 1 diabetes develops and identify those at risk for the development of Type 1 diabetes. The research study involves answering a few questions and requires a simple blood test from you. For additional information, please call the TrialNet Team at Riley Hospital 317-278-8879 or 866-230-8486.

Link: http://www.pathway2prevention.org?16
20. 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 to 3 hours.

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

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