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     July 25, 2003

Dean of the Faculties William M. Plater (left), and IUPUI Chancellor Charles R. Bantz (center), present Indianapolis Urban League President Joseph Slash with a plaque at a ceremony naming IUPUI's community service scholarship program after Sam H. Jones.

Photo by John Gentry

IUPUI Creates New Community Service Scholarship and Names Community Service Scholarship Program to Honor Legacy of Sam Jones
IUPUI officials announced the campus is creating a new community service scholarship and naming its community service scholarship program after a man who stood as an icon for community service in Indianapolis: Sam H. Jones.
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While on assignment in London, England, as part of the International Human Rights Internship Program of the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, student Justin Glon met July 16 with three other individuals with connections to the law school. Shown are Glon (left to right); retired Lord Justice of Appeal Sir Christopher Staughton; IUPUI Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Cheryl G. Sullivan; and Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan Jr. Staughton, a well-known English barrister, was jurist-in-residence at the IU School of Law -Indianapolis in 1999. The photograph was taken in Staughton's chambers.

The foursome of Larry Propst, IUPUI deputy chief of police (left to right); Ingrid Toschlog, interim bursar; Jeff Plawecki, director of facility operations; and John Mulvey, IUPUI chief of police, was the winning team for the 2003 Robert E. Martin Charity Golf Invitational. Sixteen teams competed in the Florida scramble tournament that netted $3,071 for United Way. The 18-hole event was held last month at Raccoon Lake Golf Course.

Miriam Langsam

IUPUI Administrator, Student Advocate Miriam Langsam to Retire, Forty Years of Service Marked by Initiative, Humor and

When IUPUI administrator Miriam Langsam retires next month, she’ll leave behind a legacy of 40 years as a student advocate who successfully navigated the thin line between meeting the needs of students and advancing the university’s academic mission.
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IUPUI Introduces Name Change to Promote Campus Life
To better promote campus life at IUPUI, the office which is the gateway to student organizations, events and other services is changing its name.

Beginning August 1, 2003, the Office of Student Life and Diversity Programs (SLDP) will operate under its new name, Campus & Community Life (CCL).
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Tiffany Kyser

IUPUI's Kyser Named Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the Mid-Con
The Mid-Continent Conference has announced that IUPUI women’s basketball player Tiffany Kyser (Indianapolis, Ind./Culver Girls Academy/School of Education) has been chosen Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Kyser becomes the first student-athlete in IUPUI history to win the conference’s most prestigious individual honor.
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Early Intervention Key to Rehabilitating Youth with Emotional Problems
A study of a project designed to coordinate services for children with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families is leading to improvements in functioning for young participants, according to recent research findings by two IUPUI professors.
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Nonprofits are Major Economic Force in Indiana
Nearly one in 13 paid employees in Indiana—about 8 percent of the total workforce—works in a nonprofit organization, according to a new report on the role nonprofits play in the state’s economy.
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Get Two-For-One Indianapolis Indians Ticket Coupons
Donate school supplies to the Back Pack Attack and receive two-for-one coupons to the Indianapolis Indians game on August 5. The coupons entitle you to buy two game tickets for the price of one. Simply bring school supplies for needy children to campus and contact your school Back Pack Attack coordinator or Marty Posch at 278-8573.

Needed school supplies include: backpacks, erasers, rulers, crayons, art boxes, scissors, glue sticks, pencil sharpeners, ink pens, pencils and colored pencils, notebook paper and pocket folders. Tax-deductible cash donations will also be accepted and will be used to purchase backpacks and other school supplies.

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