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Campus Life

1. Charles Bantz to step down as IUPUI chancellor in August 2015

2. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

3. New Division of Undergraduate Education focusing on student support

4. Campus Center Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

5. IU Communications seeks intern for spring semester

6. IUPUI Fresh Produce Market Nov. 20

7. Goodwill Challenge

8. Joseph Taylor Excellence In Diversity Award Nominations

9. Interfaith Film Series - Besa: The Promise

10. Free professional headshot and resume review

11. Bill a Jagtag deposit to your bursar account!

12. Coffee Break

13. Jagtag now selling discount Christmas at the Zoo tickets

14. Jagtag Office - stocking stuffer central

15. Partial closure in lot 69

16. No JagNews over Thanksgiving break

17. Canning and volunteer events

18. IUPUI Alumni Holiday Night at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

19. Shuttle linking Indianapolis, Bloomington opening soon

Academics and Lectures

20. IU McKinney School of Law's Third Annual Birch Bayh Lecture has been canceled

21. IUPUI to host Innovation to Enterprise Forum and Showcase

Health

22. Great American Smoke Out

International

23. SPEA study abroad

24. Indianapolis International Festival!

25. FSA Game Night

Athletics

26. SPEA night at IUPUI men's basketball game

Research

27. Research and clinical trials

28. Research and clinical trials


1. Charles Bantz to step down as IUPUI chancellor in August 2015

Charles R. Bantz, who has guided the IUPUI campus through a period of growth and unprecedented student success for more than a decade, announced yesterday that he will step down as chancellor effective Aug. 15, 2015.

Bantz, 65, joined IUPUI as chancellor and IU vice president for long-range planning in 2003 and was named IU executive vice president in 2006. In August 2015, Bantz will begin a one-year leave before returning to IUPUI as a member of the faculty.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/headlines/2015-11-18-charles-bantz-to-step-down.shtml


2. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

Day of Remembrance
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Campus Center, Room 305
11 a.m. to noon

Please join us for the December 1, 2014 IUPUI Day of Remembrance. This is a time for the entire IUPUI family to come together and remember 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 those being honored.


Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/headlines/2014-11-18-headline-day-of-remembrance.shtml


3. New Division of Undergraduate Education focusing on student support

IUPUI undergraduate students have a new toolkit for academic success, thanks to the launch of the new Division of Undergraduate Education.

Kathy Johnson, the associate vice chancellor for undergraduate education and dean of University College, will lead the new initiative consisting of five key areas directly aligned with IUPUI’s strategic plan.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/features/stories/2014-11-18-undergraduate-education.shtml


4. Campus Center Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Campus Center will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Nov. 30 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Link: http://campuscenter.iupui.edu


5. IU Communications seeks intern for spring semester

http://jagnews.iupui.edu/141112.html#429

Link: http://communications.iu.edu


6. IUPUI Fresh Produce Market Nov. 20

Just in time to stock up on fresh produce for your Thanksgiving meal!

The market will take place on Nov.20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the first floor food court in the Campus Center.

Chef will be demonstrating how to make Stuffing with Cranberries -- come sample some and get the recipe!

All produce is sold at cost, so don't miss out on these deals! This is the last Produce Market of 2014. The Market will resume January 22.

Link: http://events.iupui.edu/event/?event_id=11420


7. Goodwill Challenge

Clean out your closet, and contribute to the SPEA student Goodwill Donation Drive Challenge! Look for the neon and blue bins in BS 3025 and throughout campus to donate new and gently used: clothing, footwear, books, CDs, DVDs and more. The donation is drive is coordinated by SPEA-V 100 first-year students, whose goal is to raise up to 5,000 items by Nov. 21.

Link: http://www.spea.iupui.edu/students/services/index.php


8. Joseph Taylor Excellence In Diversity Award Nominations

Know an IUPUI individual or program exemplifying diversity in leadership, curricular transformation, promoting a welcoming campus climate, attracting a diverse population, or improving the IUPUI community through innovative curriculum, research programs or events?

Nominate her or him for the Joseph T. Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award! Nominations are due Dece. 10. Awards will be presented by Chancellor Bantz at the 26th Annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium in February 2015.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~oeo/documents/2015TaylorNomination.docx


9. Interfaith Film Series - Besa: The Promise

This film is the never-before-told story of the Muslims of Nazi-occupied Albania -- a small European country which opened its borders to shelter Jewish refugees, even as it endured a brutal Nazi occupation. It is witnessed through the prism of two men joined together in a remarkable and unexpected quest.

Nov. 20., 7 to 9 p.m., IUPUI Campus Center Theater

Link: http://www.centerforinterfaithcooperation.org/cic/mission/


10. Free professional headshot and resume review

Looking for an easier way to get a professional photo for your website or LinkedIn account?

The Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) and PREPs will be hosting a headshot and resume review.

This event will take place in the GPSG office (Campus Center Room 340) on Nov. 18, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

PREPs will be on hand to take the photos and help with cover letters and resumes.




11. Bill a Jagtag deposit to your bursar account!

The Jagtag EZ Deposit option is a once semester way for students to bill a $250 or $500 deposit to their bursar account and it is currently available for the spring semester! Students can take advantage of it either when registering for Spring classes (Optional Fees) or on the Jagtag website until Dec. 18. The amount chosen will be placed on the students Jagtag and available to use for textbook purchases and more on Dec. 17th. Don't miss your chance to start your semester off EZ!

Link: http://www.jagtag.iupui.edu/Promotions.asp?content=Misc


12. Coffee Break

Take a break from studying for finals, meet GPSG, UPnGO and SACNAS executive board members and Graduate Student Representatives, and pick up your FREE coffee, tea, and pizza at any of our three finals coffee break locations: MS Atrium, University Library, and Campus Center CE 340B. Open to all graduate and professional students at IUPUI!


13. Jagtag now selling discount Christmas at the Zoo tickets

The Jagtag Office is now selling discount tickets to the annual Christmas at the Zoo event beginning Nov. 28 and running through Jan. 4. The event is open from noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Enjoy the lights, visit Santa, watch the holiday dolphin show and enjoy cold-loving animals like polar bears, Kodiak bears, seals and so much more! Adult tickets are $8.50 and kids are $7.

The Jagtag Office accepts all forms of payment including Jagtag!

Link: http://jagtag.iupui.edu/Gift-Cards-Tickets.asp?content=Tickets


14. Jagtag Office - stocking stuffer central

The Holidays are here and Jagtag can help you out with your gift list! With 30-plus gift cards available for purchase -- including Walmart, Amazon, Target, GameStop, Kohls, Best Buy and Speedway -- there is something for everyone! So, do your shopping at the Jagtag Office where all forms of payment are accepted including cash, check, all credit/debit cards and of course Jagtag! And if you don't have time to come to the Jagtag Office, send in your order and we'll deliver it to you!

Link: http://jagtag.iupui.edu/Gift-Cards-Tickets.asp?content=Gift-Cards


15. Partial closure in lot 69

Lot 69, on North Street between Blake and Blackford Streets, will experience partial lot closures between now and the end of the month. For more details, click link below.

Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/constructionupdates/constructionupdates.aspx


16. No JagNews over Thanksgiving break

JagNews will not publish on Nov. 26. The next publication date will be Dec. 3.


17. Canning and volunteer events

Want to raise money toward your own personal fundraising total for Jagathon? Need volunteer hours? We have tons of events each week you can sign up for and do both at the same time!
We will provide you with a t-shirt and bucket when you go canning. When you can, you collect cash donations in your bucket and tell people about the cause. Send us an email and we can let you know what events are going on in the area and help you reserve a date! Email jagathon@iupui.edu for more information.


18. IUPUI Alumni Holiday Night at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

It may be chilly outside, but IUPUI’s Alumni Holiday Night is sure to warm your spirit! Holiday Night at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Enjoy good food, the Jolly Slide, Santa, music and holiday cheer. Explore all the floors of the museum, visit our IUPUI affiliates and watch a planetarium show. Children ages 3 through 12 can enter the Jinx Coloring Contest.

Check out our website for details or to register. Questions? Call 317-274-5063.

Link: http://myiupui.com/holidaynight


19. Shuttle linking Indianapolis, Bloomington opening soon

Beginning Dec. 1, Indiana University and Go Express Travel will launch a safe, convenient, low-cost, wheelchair accessible and environmentally responsible transportation option between IUPUI and IU Bloomington.

The intercampus shuttle, which will be available to faculty, staff, students and the general public, offers Wi-Fi, electrical outlets, reclining seats, a lavatory, DirecTV and Double Map -- a real time, bus tracking interactive map.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/editors-picks/fyi/2014-11-18-fyi-roundup.shtml


20. IU McKinney School of Law's Third Annual Birch Bayh Lecture has been canceled

The Third Annual Birch Bayh Lecture, which had been scheduled for Nov. 20, has been canceled due to a death in the speaker's family.
Marcia Greenberger, founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center in Washington, D.C., was the scheduled speaker for the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law lecture.

IU McKinney School of Law will work with Greenberger to reschedule the lecture after the new year.


Link: http://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/events/current.cfm?eid=251


21. IUPUI to host Innovation to Enterprise Forum and Showcase

The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. will host the 2014 IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Forum and Showcase: Funding Innovation on Thursday, Nov. 20.

The event will take place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center Theater, on the lower level.

The forum will bring together researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and executives from IUPUI and the Indianapolis business community.

Link: http://inside.iupui.edu/editors-picks/research/2014-11-18-innovation-to-enterprise.shtml


22. Great American Smoke Out

Get ready IUPUI! The American Cancer Society's Great American Smoke Out will be Thursday Nov. 20. We are encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. Need help, tips, or resources on how to quit for good? Visit the info table in the Campus Center on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Link: http://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/events/health-wellness.shtml


23. SPEA study abroad

Do you want to study abroad next summer? The School of Public and Environmental Affairs Summer Abroad offers programs in over 15 countries, including London, Barcelona, Rwanda, India, Turkey, Brussels and more. Applications for the summer 2015 study abroad programs are due Feb. 14, 2015. All SPEA students automatically qualify for awards that range from $500 to $2,000.

Link: http://www.spea.iupui.edu/students/study-abroad-and-other/study-abroad.php


24. Indianapolis International Festival!

IUPUI is proud to continue its sponsorship of the 2014 Nationalities Council of Indiana’s International Festival from Nov. 21 to 23, 2014.

This event is central Indiana’s largest and oldest pan-ethnic celebration. It features exhibits from more than 50 ethnic groups represented in central Indiana. Highlights include authentic food, music, dance, performances and crafts.

Enjoy the festival and volunteer with the Office of International Affairs.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/INDYInternationalFestival


25. FSA Game Night

Join the Francophone Student Association for a fun and relaxing soirée of games in French! Test your knowledge of francophone trivia in an engaging game of Jeopardy, solve the crime mystérieux in Cluedo, pick le mot juste in Apples to Apples. Live la vie en rose in Destins (LIFE) or dominate the world in Monopoly.

The event is Dec. 11 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in CA 508. We will have FREE PIZZA, and everyone is welcome. À bientôt!

This event is partially funded by Student Activity Fees.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/814344871950759/


26. SPEA night at IUPUI men's basketball game

Come support the IUPUI Jaguars as they take on Georgia State and welcome former coach Ron Hunter to the newly renovated Fairgrounds Coliseum at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. The School of Public and Environmental Affairs will be the official game day sponsor. Stop by our welcome table in the lobby to learn more about SPEA's program and get a free t-shirt!

Link: http://www.spea.iupui.edu/contact/


27. 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.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial


28. 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.

Link: https://www.indianactsi.org/clinicaltrial


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