January 6, 2017

Opportunities

Red Alliance Breast Health Summit

The Red Alliance invites you to the Breast Health Summit on February 25, 2017, 9am to 3pm. There will be workshops, mammograms and health screenings. For more information please email redallianceindy@gmail.com


"Before the Flood" presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. Watch here. 


Deadline Extended for Institute for Supervising Excellence Leadership Program Applications

The Institute for Supervising Excellence is a leadership program designed to further supervisors’ excellence in navigating everyday responsibilities and in leading others. While completing the program, participants will build upon existing skills and gain new tools and approaches. Whether you are looking to sharpen your management technique or get a better understanding of how to operate at IUPUI, this series will provide you with skills and attributes needed for success. Applications are being accepted through January 6, 2017. Learn more here.


Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity is Accepting Nominations

The Office of Equal Opportunity is excited to accept nominations for the Joseph T. Taylor Award for Excellence in Diversity through January 6, 2017. The awardees will be selected from nominations by faculty, staff or students recognizing exemplary IUPUI individuals, academic and support programs, events, policies and activities. Learn more here.


Nominations are Being Accepted for the IUPUI Top 100 Student Recognition Awards

Nominations are currently being accepted for the IUPUI Top 100 Student Recognition Awards. Nominations and Letters of Recommendation are due by January 18, 2017.

Nominators only need the students network ID (first part of their IU email address) to submit a nomination, students fill out all of the required paperwork. Students may also self-nominate.

Eligible students are juniors and seniors seeking their first bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 who have completed a minimum 5 semesters (on any university campus) and 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; 25 or more of those hours must have been completed at the Indianapolis campus as of the Fall 16 semester.

Learn more by visiting the IUPUI Top 100 website.


JagStart Pitch Competition February 3, 2017

This year’s JagStart Pitch Competition will be accepting entries through February 3, 2017. JagStart is an annual elevator pitch competition that pits contestants against the clock to pitch their original ideas to a panel of judges. Students are invited to submit their ideas for innovative new products, new business ventures or compelling solutions to social challenges. For more info please visit bit.ly/JagStart2016.


Register for Indiana Public Health Education Advocacy Summit

The Indiana Society for Public Health Education Advocacy Committee would like to invite you to participate in the Indiana Public Health Education Advocacy Summit on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

This event is an opportunity for public health professionals to collaborate, discuss the importance of advocacy in health legislation, and speak to legislators about the role of public health educators in eliminating health disparities and improving health outcomes. Plan to meet and speak with state representatives who have shared in public health efforts to improve and maintain the health of Indiana residents.

Further information and the link to the Eventbrite registration can be found here.


IU Simon Cancer Center Seeks Applicants for 2017 Summer Research Program

If you know of students interested in gaining hands-on experiences in cancer research, encourage them to apply to the IU Simon Cancer Center's 2017 Summer Research Program. Students are paid in the nine-week program (June 5-July 28). The Summer Research Program's primary goal is to increase the number of underrepresented populations engaged in basic, clinical, and prevention and control cancer research by providing positive and meaningful first-hand exposure to those fields. The application deadline is Feb. 28, 2017. The application and more information can be found at www.cancer.iu.edu/srp.