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Campus Life

1. Campus Center Game Room Tournaments

2. Make a change on campus with Jag Rage

3. Lactation support group offered on campus

4. Grad Expo is here!

5. IUPUI's 2nd annual Canoe Battleship

6. Please join the Fellowship of Christian Staff for lunch

7. JagNation monthly event ft. band Northern Nights

8. IU McKinney event: Constitution Day program

9. SACNAS fall welcome event

10. Lot 71 now EM parking

11. Integrative medicine student interest group call-out meeting

12. Regatta Week

13. Jagtag office selling Irish Fest & Indy 11 tickets

14. Latino Alumni Association fall reunion

15. Latin@ Heritage Month

Academics and Lectures

16. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

17. Graduate students challenged to take invention to market

18. Sex, Porn & Healthy Relationships: Where do you fit in?

19. Indiana law review symposium

20. E & T graduate open house

21. Gary Johnson at IUPUI!

22. Beyond American Indian stereotypes


23. Alcohol screening and assessment

24. Join JagFit!

Arts and Humanities

25. Tea at Three in the Cultural Arts Gallery

26. Tunes at Noon featuring Brandon Tinkler

27. Poetry workshop with Las Cafeteras


28. Welcoming Indianapolis Week

29. Volunteers needed for Intercollegiate YMCA Fall Clean!


30. Research and clinical trials

1. Campus Center Game Room Tournaments

The IUPUI Campus Center Game Room will be featuring three tournaments for Sept.

They include:

Table Tennis: Sept. 10 at 5 p.m.
9-Ball: Sept. 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Corn Hole: Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners. Light refreshments will be available for free. Register in the Game Room located on the Theater Level of the IUPUI Campus Center.

2. Make a change on campus with Jag Rage

Jag Rage, IUPUI's only spirit organization, was created to paint pride and spirit around the IUPUI campus! Help make this campus a place where students cheer on our athletic teams, wear our school colors with pride, and are proud to be a Jaguar.

This is YOUR opportunity to help make a change at IUPUI!

Interested in seeing what we have in store? Come to our call out meeting on Thurs. Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Tower Landing.

See you there!

3. Lactation support group offered on campus

The IUPUI Office for Women is sponsoring a lactation support group again on campus this year. The group is open to all pregnant or nursing students, staff and faculty. The group meets twice a month and there is a lactation consultant present to provide professional education and advice. Our consultant is certified by the International Board of Lactation Consultants Examiners. For information contact Amanda Stinnett at, or Kathy Grove, .


4. Grad Expo is here!

Grad Expo is Thurs. Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you're looking for graduate school options, you will want to stop by! Representatives from 15+ IUPUI graduate and professional programs, as well as 40+ other universities, will be on hand in a fair-type atmosphere to provide information to people considering grad school. While there, attend breakout sessions on Using Linked (10:45) and GRE Test Prep (Noon). There will be a drawing for Jaguar t-shirts & restaurant gift certificates.


5. IUPUI's 2nd annual Canoe Battleship

Grab two of your friends and register as a team for Canoe BATTLESHIP using the link below! Try and sink other canoes in the IUPUI Natatorium auxiliary pool on Sept. 16 from 7 p.m. to 10 p,m. There's a max of 30 teams so be sure to register soon! Teams consist of three players (no co-ed teams), and the registration fee is $30/team. All proceeds benefit IUPUI scholarships. If not battling, then feel free to come out and shoot the players with water or cheer on your friends! Hope to see you there!


6. Please join the Fellowship of Christian Staff for lunch

Would you like to feed more than just your body at lunch? Would you like to join in some good, uplifting, & encouraging conversation? Would you like to learn more about Christianity? Would you enjoy meeting fellow Christians on campus?

Please come feed your spirit and attend the Fellowship of Christian Staff: Thurs. from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. in University Library, Room 2115J. We welcome faculty, staff, & students. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

7. JagNation monthly event ft. band Northern Nights

Getting R.E.A.L. About Living Life on Purpose. You and your friends will discover the R.E.A.L. principles of living a life on purpose through energetic group activities, lively small group discussions, and a motivating call to action. Featuring country band Northern Nights, this session is both fun and inspiring.

Enjoy live music, get to know each other, and think deeply about the ingredients to living intentionally.

Starts at 8 p.m., first 50 students get a free JagNation t-shirt!


8. IU McKinney event: Constitution Day program

Bring your lunch & join us for the Constitution Day Program! Wed. Sept. 17 at 12 p.m. McKinney School of Law, Classroom 300.

Panelists & topics include:
Cynthia Baker: Schuette (Affirmative Action)
Jennifer Drobac: Hobby Lobby, Dissent (ACA, contraception, & RFRA)
John Hill: Hobby Lobby, Majority Opinion (ACA, contraception & RFRA)
Fran Quigley: Harris & other employment law cases
Lahny Silva: Riley & Wurie (Cell Phone Warrants)


9. SACNAS fall welcome event

All IUPUI students are invited to come learn about the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science at IUPUI.

Thurs. Sept. 25 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Join us in CE 031 (theater level) to learn more about issues and opportunities facing under-represented students in the fields of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering.

A special address from Associate Dean of Diversity Affairs Dr. Mary Guerrio Austrom, games, food, and live music!

Dont miss it!


10. Lot 71 now EM parking

Effective immediately, lot 71 has been converted to EM parking.

Students are encouraged to park in either the Gateway or Blackford St. Garages. Both garages have open parking spaces available on a daily basis.

Remember anytime you are having difficulty finding a parking space, the Riverwalk Garage has plenty of open parking spaces every day.


11. Integrative medicine student interest group call-out meeting

Thurs. September 11 at 5:30 p.m. in MSB26.

Integrative medicine involves a patient-centered approach to healing that combines contemporary medicine with traditional medicines and therapies from all over the world (acupuncture, herbalism, nutrition, etc.). It can be used in a variety of ways in almost any medical specialty. If you are passionate about wellness in medicine, treating patients as individuals, or a whole-person approach to healing, come see what we're all about!

12. Regatta Week

The 6th annual Regatta is almost here! Next week is Regatta Week; our annual week of events leading up to race day! Next week will be full of exciting events, like our Regatta 5K! Check out the link below to register today, and for more information about Regatta Week. Join us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @IUPUIRegatta as we countdown to the big day, Sept. 20th!


13. Jagtag office selling Irish Fest & Indy 11 tickets

The Jagtag office has your weekend covered! The Indy Irish Fest is this weekend, Sept. 12 to 14 and the Jagtag office has tickets for only $10! Check out over 50 performances on multiple stages, food and drink, a kid zone, Irish Market, Celtic Mass and more! If you are free Sat. night, check out the Indy Eleven game at 7:30 at Carroll Stadium! The Jagtag Office also has discount tickets to the game...$11 for BYB tickets and $30 for reserved Midfield seats! All forms of payment are accepted.


14. Latino Alumni Association fall reunion

In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month, the IU Latino Alumni Association presents their 2014 Fall Weekend set for Sept. 19 to 21. The events coincide with the IUPUI Regatta and Fiesta Indianapolis the premier Latino cultural celebration in Indiana since 1980.

You can start Sat. morning off with a Bloody Mary at the Regatta while rooting for our Latino alumni Regatta canoe team. Events will continue throughout the weekend.

Register at the link below.


15. Latin@ Heritage Month

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is Latin@ Heritage Month at IUPUI!! Join us as we celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of the Latin@ community with a month full of great events. All events are free and open to everyone.


16. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

Applications are now being accepted for spring 2015 admission to the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program. If you are completing the requirements under Option 1 or Option 2 this fall, you should apply by Oct. 1! Not sure if you are ready for Kelley? Schedule an appointment with a Kelley Academic Advisor by calling 317-274-2147 or stop by our new office in BS 2010!


17. Graduate students challenged to take invention to market

Want to be a part of taking a scientific invention to market? The Neuro Start-Up Challenge offers the chance for teams of multi-disciplinary graduate students to do just that for 1 of 16 innovations --- form an official team, craft an elevator pitch, develop a business plan, and launch a start-up! For more info, attend the Launch Event, Monday, Sept. 15 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Van Nuys Medical Science Building (MS), Room B26. To RSVP see the link below.


18. Sex, Porn & Healthy Relationships: Where do you fit in?

The Social Justice Education Program will be presenting a Pass the Mic event on the topic of pornography, and how it effects our social and personal lives. It will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Democracy Plaza on Sept. 18. FREE PIZZA!


19. Indiana law review symposium

Please join us for the Indiana Law Review Symposium titled Liability, Rights, and Remedies in Toxic Torts: Local, National and International Responses in the Age of Globalization.

This Conference will address local, national, and international responses to Toxic Torts via robust presentations and discussions. Tues. Sept. 23 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Wynne Courtroom, Inlow Hall.


20. E & T graduate open house

Ever wondered what graduate school is, whether it is for you and if you should even pursue graduate study? Here is an opportunity for you to find out more about graduate school and the graduate engineering and technology degree and certificate programs offered at IUPUI.

The School of Engineering and Technology is hosting a Graduate Open House on Thurs. Oct. 2, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Engineering/Technology (ET) Building, 1st floor lobby.

Come by! Bring a friend. Free!


21. Gary Johnson at IUPUI!

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be coming to speak at the IUPUI campus on Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Campus center theater. He will be speaking about civil liberties, free enterprise and limited government. The event is FREE and OPEN to the public. There will also be a Q&A session and a chance for pictures immediately after this speech. This event is presented by Young Americans for Liberty at IUPUI and the Libertas Project.


22. Beyond American Indian stereotypes

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art will present a cultural competency workshop addressing Native American stereotypes. The IUPUI community is invited to attend the event, sponsored in part by the IUPUI American Indian Programs.

The Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W. Washington St., will present "Beyond American Indian Stereotypes: A Symposium for Educators" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13.

23. Alcohol screening and assessment

How is your relationship with alcohol? Come find out on Thurs. Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. IUPUI Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be sponsoring free alcohol screening and assessments where you can fill out a brief questionnaire and receive personal feedback from a CAPS counselor. Test your knowledge about alcohol use in college and try our 'Fatal Vision Goggles'! For more information, please contact CAPS at (317) 274-2548.


24. Join JagFit!

Are you looking to get fit, have fun, and make new friends? Well, now is your opportunity to join JagFit! It is an incentive based fitness and nutrition program free for students. Earn points for various activities including being physically active, attending workshops, and gaining a little knowledge. A goal of the program is to promote making healthier life choices. Joining is easy and all online. For more information, contact Office of Health and Wellness Promotion at 317-274-WELL.


25. Tea at Three in the Cultural Arts Gallery

Enjoy a break in your day and come out to the Cultural Arts Gallery to grab a warm beverage and view the new Sept. exhibition. Guests will be able to design and take home a free mug among other activities.

The Cultural Arts Gallery is located on the second floor of the Campus Center in CE 240.

26. Tunes at Noon featuring Brandon Tinkler

Thurs. Sept. 25
12 p.m to 1:30 p.m.

Are you in need of a relaxing place to lunch? Look no further than our monthly music series, Tunes at Noon. Take a seat, enjoy complimentary coffee, cookies, and fruit and enjoy the sounds of wonderful local Indianapolis musician, Brandon Tinkler.

The Cultural Arts Gallery is located on the second floor of the Campus Center, CE 240.

27. Poetry workshop with Las Cafeteras

This interactive session allows participants to engage in the power of storytelling. Without our voices, His-Story, Her-Story, Your-Story, and Our-Story become defined through power, privilege and silence. Students will be given tools and poetry prompts to begin to extract their own personal narrative. The session will end with a live musical performance by Las Cafeteras.

Wed. Sept. 14, at the Campus Center. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m

To learn more about Las Cafeteras visit


28. Welcoming Indianapolis Week

Welcoming Indianapolis Week is hosting two weeks of events welcoming new immigrants to our city.

Events include a service project on Sat. Sept. 13, to beautify the west-side neighborhood, Celebrate Burma on Thurs. September 18, and International Picnic and Party on Fri. Sept. 19.

Show your IUPUI Hospitality by registering for any of the events sponsored during the week. Visit


29. Volunteers needed for Intercollegiate YMCA Fall Clean!

The Intercollegiate YMCA is in need of volunteers on for our annual Fall Clean Event! We will be sending groups of 3-4 volunteers out to work at local houses doing yard work, painting, and other household tasks. There are several dates that you can choose from to volunteer: Sept. 27, Oct. 11 and 18, and Nov. 8. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the Intercollegiate YMCA and serve for the day. Email if interested!

30. 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.


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