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Campus Life

1. 7th Annual Hunger Banquet on Feb. 27

2. Black History Month: IUPUI African American Read-In

3. IUPUI Student of the Year award

4. Unplugged Coffeehouse

5. SAPB Coffeehouse presents :Rudy Currence

6. Arabian Gulf Club Game Night

7. IUPUI Supervisor of the Year

8. Looking for parking?

9. Jagathon Giveaway

10. Asian Student Union presents: Love Language

11. Campus Commute offers new transportation option between IUPUI and IUB

Academics and Lectures

12. School of Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series: Anita Morgan

13. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

14. History of Medicine Article Discussion: Lectures & Lincoln

15. History of Medicine Article Discussion: Lectures in Med School

16. Call for Proposals: Present at the Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium

17. Guest speaker Dr. Ilan Pappé: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

18. Spring 2015 IUPUI Student Readings Series

Health

19. Spring Break Meltdown

Arts and Humanities

20. Speak Out Cafe: Is Indy Next? Your city, your community, your change!

International

21. The Tournées French Film Festival at IUPUI

22. International Peer Mentoring Program callout meeting

23. 'Compassion in Action' sponsored by the SGI Buddhist Club

24. Nigerian Culture Hour hosted by International Club

Volunteer/Service

25. Registration now open for César Chávez Day of Service

26. Jagathon volunteer hours opportunity

27. Seeking volunteers for Annual Bone Bash Fundraiser

28. Volunteer One Hour to Read to Elementary Students

Research

29. Research and clinical trials


1. 7th Annual Hunger Banquet on Feb. 27

Come join the IU School of Medicine Global Health SIG for the 7th Annual Hunger Banquet!

Hunger Banquet is a fundraiser that includes dinner, entertainment, silent auction and a speaker. All students, family and friends are welcome! Proceeds go to Tumaini Children's Drop-In Center in Eldoret, Kenya.

The event is on Friday, Feb. 27 at the IUPUI University Tower Ballroom from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students, $15 general admission.

Visit the link below for more info.

Link: http://www.iusmhungerbanquet.com

Date: Friday, February 27th, 2015
Start Time: 6:00pm
Location: IUPUI University Tower Ballroom


2. Black History Month: IUPUI African American Read-In

In honor of Black History Month, Gamma Eta Sorority, Eta Chapter at IUPUI is partnering with the MC and the UL to bring to campus the first African American Read-In and we want you!

The reader’s list is limited, so contact with your name and choice of written work ASAP. Email Ashley Norman at ashnorma@iupui.edu for inquires.

Gamma Eta Sorority is the first Multicultural sorority at IUPUI. This program supports our fraternal values of: leadership, unity, diversity and scholarship.

Date: Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Start Time: 5:30pm
Location: UL Lilly Auditorium


3. IUPUI Student of the Year award

It's time to submit your nominations for IUPUI's student employee of the year! Nominations are due to the Office of Student Employment by Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. Attend an information session about this program to learn about tips, prizes, selection criteria, and more!

Information sessions will be held on Jan. 29, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in CE 306
and Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. in CE 305.

Link: http://employment.uc.iupui.edu/Employers/StudentEmployeeAppreciationandEngagement/StudentEmployeeoftheYear.aspx

From: Monday, January 26th, 2015 to Monday, February 16th, 2015
Location: Office of Student Employment


4. Unplugged Coffeehouse

Take the night off and relax at the Unplugged Coffeehouse on Friday Jan. 30, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the University Tower second floor Bistro. The night features two hours of live music and a free coffee bar with toppings and snacks. This is open to all IUPUI students. Use the University Tower main entrance, as side entrances may be locked in the evening.
This event is presented by Office of Health and Wellness Promotion and Students in Recovery of Indy.

Link: http://wellness.iupui.edu

Date: Friday, January 30th, 2015
Start Time: 9:00pm
Location: University Tower 2nd Floor Bistro


5. SAPB Coffeehouse presents :Rudy Currence

Come out for a night filled with the smooth, talented sounds of Rudy Currence, an artist, who sings R&B/Soul and does popular covers of songs!

Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 6:06 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium for

It is a free event and will offer free coffee, hot chocolate and desserts so bring your friends!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1617410058480592/

Date: Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Start Time: 6:06pm
Location: Campus Center


6. Arabian Gulf Club Game Night

Please join the Arabian Gulf Club for game night on Friday, Jan. 30. This event will take place in the IUPUI Campus Center Room CE 409 from 5:30 p.m. onwards.

Please invite your friends. Delicious food and refreshments will be served. Hope to see you all there.

If you have any questions, please email us at agclub@iupui.edu.

Date: Friday, January 30th, 2015
Start Time: 5:30pm
Location: IUPUI Campus Center CE 409


7. IUPUI Supervisor of the Year

Do you work on campus and have a great boss? It's time to submit your nominations for IUPUI's Supervisor of the Year! Nominations are due to the Office of Student Employment by Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. Attend an information session about this program to learn about tips, prizes, selection criteria, and more!

Information sessions will be held on Jan. 29, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in CE 306
and Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. in CE 305.

Link: http://employment.uc.iupui.edu/Employers/StudentEmployeeAppreciationandEngagement/StudentEmployeeoftheYear.aspx

From: Monday, January 26th, 2015 to Monday, February 16th, 2015
Location: Office of Student Employment


8. Looking for parking?

IUPUI Parking & Transportation Services tracked available parking spaces across campus for the first two weeks of the spring semester. To see what we found, visit the link below.

Link: http://parking.iupui.edu/Announcements/springsemester.aspx


9. Jagathon Giveaway

Register for Jagathon: IUPUI's Dance Marathon between Sunday, January 25th and Saturday, January 31st at 11:59 p.m. and you will get the chance to win 2 tickets to ComedySportz. ComedySportz is a local improv club along Mass Ave.

Jagathon takes place on March 6 and 7, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. All proceeds from Jagathon go to support Riley Hospital for Children's Palliative Care Program.

Register at link below.

Link: http://donate.rileykids.org/jagathon2015

From: Sunday, January 25th, 2015 to Saturday, January 31st, 2015


10. Asian Student Union presents: Love Language

Love Language is a round table discussion where we will be talking about the concepts of love in the Asian/Asian American Community.

Concepts include: Interracial, Multicultural, Asian American, Parental, and any other topic that presents itself during the discussion.

Don't be shy and come join us as we will learn about all the different concepts of love from different perspectives!

Treats and Refreshments will be served.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/872189909499670/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

Date: Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Start Time: 5:00pm
Location: University Library (UL) 1126


11. Campus Commute offers new transportation option between IUPUI and IUB

With four convenient departures daily, Monday through Friday, the Campus Commute Shuttle makes transit between IUB and IUPUI a relaxing and productive experience.

Link: http://www.campuscommute.com/


12. School of Liberal Arts Sabbatical Speaker Series: Anita Morgan

"Mrs. Skinner's Hernia, or How Local Governments aided Hoosier Soldiers' Families during the Civil War": From repairing hernias to awarding monthly stipends, many Indiana counties went to great lengths to care for soldiers' families. Hear how county governments attempted to give consistent relief when aid supplied by private philanthropy was intermittent and unreliable (and probably did not include hernia repair).

RSVP: libarsvp@iupui.edu with Anita Morgan in the subject line.

Link: http://events.iupui.edu/event/?event_id=11476

Date: Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
Start Time: 4:30pm
Location: Campus Center


13. Apply to the Kelley School of Business

The Kelley School of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2015 admission to the undergraduate program. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.

Link: http://kelley.iupui.edu/undergrad/admissions/apply/

From: Thursday, January 15th, 2015 to Sunday, March 1st, 2015


14. History of Medicine Article Discussion: Lectures & Lincoln

All are welcome to join the History of Medicine (HofM) Group for an interesting discussion about the role of lectures in medical education. Are real lectures better than watching them online as is typically done at IU School of Medicine?

Secondly, we will also discuss an article about how modern medicine would have treated Abraham Lincoln.

Link: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/01/is-the-lecture-dead/272578/
Location: History of Medicine Room, 3rd floor, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


15. History of Medicine Article Discussion: Lectures in Med School

Join the History of Medicine group as we discuss the role of lectures in medical school. Are they necessary or superior to watching lectures online, as is typically done currently at IU Med School? Or is the medical school innovative for moving the majority of their curriculum online? If so, do we even need new lectures each year? Or could students simply watch lectures from years past?

NOTE: We apologize for changing topics from childhood cancer, but did so to coincide with curriculum.

Link: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/01/is-the-lecture-dead/272578/

Date: Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Start Time: 6:30pm
Location: History of Medicine Room, 3rd floor, Ruth Lilly Medical Library


16. Call for Proposals: Present at the Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium

Showcase your work and contribute your expertise at the IUPUI Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium on Tuesday, April 14.

This year's theme is "Strengthening Partnerships to Enhance Quality of Life in Indianapolis." Presentation formats include B.O.B. (bursts of brilliance) talks; Pecha Kucha and a five minute exposé.

Whether you are a seasoned presenter or submitting for the first time, you are encouraged to submit a proposal by Jan. 30.

Link: http://go.iu.edu/bringlecess-rfp


17. Guest speaker Dr. Ilan Pappé: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Dr. Ilan Pappé, famed and controversial Israeli historian from the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, will present a public lecture on Fri. Jan. 30, 6 p.m. in Lecture Hall 101.

This lecture is sponsored by the IUPUI Department of Political Science, IU School of Liberal Arts Student Council, and Christians for Peace & Justice in the Middle East (CPJME).

Date: Friday, January 30th, 2015
Start Time: 6:00pm
Location: Lecture Hall 101


18. Spring 2015 IUPUI Student Readings Series

The IUPUI Student Readings Series is currently seeking poets, writers, musicians, and spoken-word performers to take the stage for the Spring readings. The readings take place March 26 and April 30 at Indy Reads Bookstore, at 6:30 p.m.
To sign up contact Terry Kirts at tkirts@iupui.edu or by phone at (317) 274-8929. The readings are free and open to the public.
Location: Indy Reads Bookstore, 911 Massachusetts Avenue


19. Spring Break Meltdown

IUPUI Student NIFS Members be sure to take part in Spring Break Meltdown Challenge!
Each week we will feature two group fitness classes at NIFS. Attend a class and earn a sticker. Sign up board and rules located outside of Group Fitness Studio. 30 visits earns you a free t-shirt! Get the most stickers at the end of the challenge and win a FitBit®!

Spring Break Meltdown runs Jan. 10 through March 13.

Link: http://www.nifs.org

From: Saturday, January 10th, 2015 to Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Location: NIFS


20. Speak Out Cafe: Is Indy Next? Your city, your community, your change!

The event is an art forum where students can express their thoughts and feelings through spoken word, visual art and other such mediums. This event will take place Feb. 5 in the Multicultural Center. An extra large canvas will be available for students who attend the event to use.

After the events in Ferguson and New York could Indianapolis be next? Come and share your thoughts, and reactions to the state of our country through spoken word, song or other art forms.

Date: Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Start Time: 6:30pm
Location: Taylor Hall 1st Floor


21. The Tournées French Film Festival at IUPUI

The Tournées French Film Festival is at IUPUI! All films are free and open to the public and will be shown with English subtitles in IT 152.
“Le Passé”
Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.
“Ernest et Célestine”
Feb. 7 at 1:30 p.m.
“Le Gamin au vélo”
Feb. 13 at 7 p.m.
“La Grande Illusion”
Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.
“Berlin 1885”
March 6 at 6 p.m.
“Elza”
March 6 at 8 p.m.
Sponsors: The OIA grant, the Student Organization Grant and the Tournées Film Festival grant.

Link: http://www.iupui.edu/~fsajags/

From: Friday, February 6th, 2015 to Friday, March 6th, 2015
Location: IT 152


22. International Peer Mentoring Program callout meeting

The International Peer Mentoring Program is an exciting mentoring program provided through the Office of International Affairs. International Peer Mentors assist new international undergraduate students throughout their initial year at IUPUI, and in return earn a scholarship for their services. If you are a current undergraduate with an interest in mentoring international students, come to the callout meeting Feb 6. at 2 p.m. in ES 2132.

Link: http://international.iupui.edu/events-programs/mentoring/become-mentor.html

Date: Friday, February 6th, 2015
Start Time: 2:00pm
Location: ES 2132


23. 'Compassion in Action' sponsored by the SGI Buddhist Club

Open your heart, be the change and change the world. What truly brings us happiness? What are the essential problems facing our world today and how can we solve them? In this inspiring and thought-provoking film, Compassion in Action: Dalai Lama Awakening Volume Two, the Dalai Lama and some of the most innovative and revolutionary thinkers of our time explore the sources of unhappiness and happiness in our world.

Link: http://centerforinterfaithcooperation.org

Date: Monday, February 9th, 2015
Start Time: 6:30pm
Location: IUPUI Campus Center Theater


24. Nigerian Culture Hour hosted by International Club

Please join us for our Nigerian Culture Hour on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. You'll have the opportunity to learn more about the traditions of Nigeria, meet people and make new friends.

The event is from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room CE307. Feel free to invite your friends and significant others!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1406598539638035/?notif_t=plan_user_joined

Date: Friday, January 30th, 2015
Start Time: 4:30pm
Location: Campus Center CE307


25. Registration now open for César Chávez Day of Service

Honor. Serve. Remember. Join IUPUI students and members of the Indianapolis community as they recognize César Chávez, a Mexican American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist.
Registration is now open, but limited to 500 participants so register now!

The day of service will be held March 28 at 9:00 a.m. For more details and to register, visit the link below.

Link: http://csl.iupui.edu/partnerships/student-service/events/chavez.shtml


26. Jagathon volunteer hours opportunity

Jagathon, IUPUI's Dance Marathon, needs help setting up and tearing down their event on March 6 and 7. We need 20 volunteers from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 6 and as many volunteers as we can from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on March 7. We will sign off on any type of volunteer hours. Our event is in the Jungle at the Natatorium on campus.

Sign up for volunteering using the sign up genius link! If you have any questions email us at jagathon@iupui.edu!

Link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C45A8AB2AAAFB6-volunteer/24874901

From: Friday, March 6th, 2015 to Saturday, March 7th, 2015
Start Time: 3:00pm
Location: IUPUI Natatorium - The Jungle


27. Seeking volunteers for Annual Bone Bash Fundraiser

Looking to connect with your community? Try volunteering! It's a great way to meet like-minded people and a fun way to make a local impact. The Arthritis Foundation of Indiana is now accepting applications for the 2015 Bone Bash Planning Committee from now through February 13, 2015.

The 2015 Bone Bash will be held on Oct. 24 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

Please contact Cstein@Arthritis.org for applications or more information.

Link: https://arthritisgcc.ejoinme.org/?tabid=529524

Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204


28. Volunteer One Hour to Read to Elementary Students

Student United Way @ IUPUI invites you to join us in our effort in shaping the minds of youth through the ReadUp program! As a volunteer in the ReadUp program, you would go to one of the school sites during the time listed and simply read to the students. Don’t have 1-hr free every week? No worries-you can create a team of volunteers and rotate the weekly commitment! Find a friend or two and get involved with the program! For more information feel free to contact us or visit the ReadUp site

Link: http://www.uwci.org/programs/readup


29. 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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