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Current Top Stories from JagNews

1. Project Leadership

2. IUPUI announces parking changes

3. Health and Wellness Fair

4. Spring Day of Remembrance

5. See the Indians to raise money for Riley!

6. Be the next Jinx or Jawz mascot!

7. Honors College Student Showcase

8. Research and clinical trials

9. 50 things to do before you graduate

10. "The Education of Auma Obama:" A Film by Branwen Okpako

11. Hidden Talents: Celebrating Abilities Through Exposition

12. Volunteer at Jagapalooza

13. Jagapalooza 2014

14. IUPUI Student Health

15. Flip the Script!

16. IUPUI Goes to King's Island!

17. Jagtag EZ Deposit available!

18. Culture Hours 2014-2015

19. Tunes at Noon in the Cultural Arts Gallery

20. Weight Watchers at Work: On-Campus Meetings

21. Support Riley Hospital

22. Free Skin Cancer Screening

1. Project Leadership

Project Leadership is a one-day conference designed for undergraduate and graduate student leaders. The conference is developed for students by students in order to create a meaningful learning experience designed around key concepts of leadership development. The 2014 Project Leadership conference will focus on your next steps as student in leadership-wherever you are on your leadership journey! Different tracks will focus on issues for new leaders, seasoned leaders, and student organizations.


2. IUPUI announces parking changes

After seeking and reviewing input for nearly two years, Indiana University has decided to no longer pursue privatizing parking services but instead is pursuing an internal plan to strengthen its parking system. Visit the link below for more information.


3. Health and Wellness Fair

Mark your calendars for the annual Health and Wellness Fair which will be taking place on April 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Tower Ballroom. There will be free screenings, dental exams, vision screenings, chair massages, and much more. Information regarding various health and wellness topics will also be available. Everything is FREE. A smoothie demo with free samples will begin at 11 a.m. Students receive a free goody bag but all IUPUI community is invited!


4. Spring Day of Remembrance

We would like to invite you to the May 5 IUPUI Day of Remembrance. It has now been a tradition that we have been observing twice a year since December 1, 2003. A Day of Remembrance is a time for the entire IUPUI family to come together and remember the students, faculty, staff and alumni who have passed away. It is a modest yet very important statement to all that everyone in the IUPUI family matters. During the ceremony, those who wish to do so will be invited to share a memory of the friend or loved one who is being honored. Please join us in CE 30 from 11 a.m. to noon.

5. See the Indians to raise money for Riley!

Ready for Spring? We are! Come enjoy a nice game of Indians Baseball at Victory Field on Monday April 21! Tickets are $10, and $5 from each ticket in the Jagathon section will go to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health! Bring your friends and family to this exciting night. Buy your ticket ASAP! To purchase, click on the link below and use the password Jagathon.


6. Be the next Jinx or Jawz mascot!

Applications are currently available for the 2014-2015 IUPUI mascots. These positions are paid, student hourly positions and any IUPUI student in good standing is invited to apply. Applications are due April 18; interviews and auditions will happen by the end of the month. Hiring decisions will be made before the end of the semester. For more information, contact Andrea Anderson at (317) 278-3365 or


7. Honors College Student Showcase

Please join us for the Fourth Annual Honors College Student Showcase on Thursday, April 17, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Lower Lobby of the University Library. Please note the change in date. Our Honors Scholars will showcase their recent accomplishments in the areas Undergraduate Research, Art, Design, Visual Communication, Business Solutions, Service Learning and Community Engagement, and International Experiences for the IUPUI community. As always, thank you for your support of the College!


8. Research and clinical trials

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.


9. 50 things to do before you graduate

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.


10. "The Education of Auma Obama:" A Film by Branwen Okpako

"The Education of Auma Obama:" A Film by Branwen Okpako. Come see the screening and have a discussion with the filmmaker on April 23, at 6 p.m. in the Lilly Auditorium of the IUPUI Library. Admission is free and there will be a reception with light refreshments to follow.


11. Hidden Talents: Celebrating Abilities Through Exposition

The HANDS in Autism Center announces an event that will showcase the art and special talents of individuals on the autism spectrum all over the state! The art represents a variety of media forms from a variety of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The event will take place in the new Simon Family Tower at Riley Hospital with an opening ceremony on April 21, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and continues April 22 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.


12. Volunteer at Jagapalooza

As the semester comes to an end, that means Jagapalooza is almost here! Jagapalooza is a spring celebration held on May 2 for students and the entire IUPUI community. Jagapalooza features a variety of games, inflatable activities, and live entertainment being hosted in Carroll Stadium. The theme this year is the beach! We are looking for volunteers to help make Jagapalooza 2014 a success! Visit the link to find more information about Jagapalooza and to access the volunteer registration form.


13. Jagapalooza 2014

Join your fellow students for games, inflatable activities, and live entertainment. There will be lots of food and giveaways so this beach-themed event is sure to be a fun way to celebrate the end of the semester! If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at Jagapalooza 2014 on May 2nd at Carroll Stadium from 4:00-9:00pm


14. IUPUI Student Health

Feeling sick? Injured? Interested in contraception? IUPUI Student Health is available to help at two locations. You can make an appointment at the Campus Center clinic (CE 213) or Coleman Hall clinic (Rm 100). Provider visits are only $29, some insurance is accepted. Walk- in Nursing visits (Pregnancy tests, strep tests, immunizations, TB testing, wellness screens at the campus center) are free! Call (317) 274-2274 or (317) 274-8214 for an appointment. Visit the link below for more info!


15. Flip the Script!

Looking for a celebration towards the end of the school year? We have you covered. IUPUI Undergraduate Student Government (USG) will be co-hosting with SAPB to bring you the best celebration of the school year! This free social event is open to all students and friends, and there will be free food! Fun activities include caricature artists, massages, henna tattoos, and more! End your Monday night with a little fun and come see this SAPB event on Monday, April 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. in University Tower.


16. IUPUI Goes to King's Island!

Go to King's Island in Mason, OH with IUPUI on Saturday, April 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are ONLY $14 which includes breakfast, transportation and your ticket into the park!Tickets will be sold on TUESDAY, APRIL 22 and WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI). For more information please contact SAPB at or stop by our office located on the 3rd floor of the Campus Center in the Office of Student Involvement (OSI).


17. Jagtag EZ Deposit available!

Donít forget to take advantage of the Jagtag EZ Deposit when you register for Summer & Fall classes! The EZ Deposit allows you to deposit $250 or $500 to your Jagtag and bills to your Bursar account. The EZ Deposit option is available when registering for classes and on the Jagtag website beginning April 14 for those registered for Summer classes. For Summer students, the EZ deposit funds will be placed on your Jagtag April 28. Visit the Jagtag website for details!


18. Culture Hours 2014-2015

IUPUI International Club hosts Culture Hours on almost every Friday in Fall and Spring semester. If you or your organization would like to present the Culture Hour during the next academic year, i.e. 2014-2015, please complete the survey at the link below. If you have any questions, email us at iclub@iupui.eduZ/a>.


19. Tunes at Noon in the Cultural Arts Gallery

The Cultural Arts Gallery presents: Tunes at Noon on Thursday, April 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a mid-day break in our gallery featuring live music provided by Liz Janes, free Caribou Coffee and tasty treats. Take in our new exhibition, Shaping Visions, along with comfy seating and a space for you to relax, listen, or study. A coloring contest will be available for a chance to win free AMC movie passes. All submitted coloring pages will be loaded onto the CAG Facebook page.

20. Weight Watchers at Work: On-Campus Meetings

Why wait for your new beginning? Lose weight and start now on campus. Come check out our Weight Watchers At Work meeting. Now is a great time to start reaching your weight-loss goals. We have face-to-face meetings for men and women that offer private weigh-ins, inspiration, motivation, and group support. Four of our members have reached their weight goals. Meetings are Wednesdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in ES 4138D. The cost is $39.95 per month. You can use the HSA or TSB in some cases with doctor approval. Contact Valerie Decker at or (317) 274-5163 for the details. Itís easy to follow, and you can eat real food!


21. Support Riley Hospital

Enjoy running or walking? Want to make a difference for kids at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health? Consider raising funds for Riley Childrenís Foundation by participating in Team Riley athletic events with your colleagues and friends. Visit the link below to sign up for events and start your own fundraising page.

Upcoming Team Riley events:
May 10 Neon Vibe, Fort Wayne
June 21 Neon Vibe, Indianapolis
July 5 Patriot Challenge, Indianapolis
Oct. 12 Run for Riley, Fort Wayne
Nov. 1 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon


22. Free Skin Cancer Screening

The American Academy of Dermatology has designated each May as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The Indiana University Department of Dermatology will be sponsoring a FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING to all interested persons on Monday, May 5 from 7 to 9 a.m. Screenings will be offered at IU Dermatology Clinic, IUPUI Health Services in Coleman Hall, and Eskenazi Dermatology Clinic. Appointments are needed. Call (317)916-3525 to schedule your screening.


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