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April Resolution: Inclusive Student Body

In their April Assembly meeting, the elected student representatives of the Indiana University – Bloomington Graduate and Professional Student Organization (GPSO) passed a resolution urging Indiana University to strengthen student inclusion efforts and develop new, proactive strategies for creating a

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SAA Opening: GPSO Communications and Community Development Coordinators

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 11 The Graduate and Professional Student Organization serves over 9,500 graduate and professional students at IU Bloomington through providing academic support, advocacy, community-building and resources. The GPSO seeks applicants for the positions of Communications and Community Development

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GPSO Travel Award Winners

After review of over 140 highly competitive applications for the spring GPSO Travel Awards, we are excited to offer funding for the following graduate and professional students.  Congratulations! Arian Ashourvan, Neuroscience/Optometry Alexis Barton, Psychological and Brain Sciences/Statistics Wesley Beaulieu, Biology/Statistics

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IU Strategic Plan Feedback

GPSO has met with you and compiled your thoughts on Provost Robel’s Strategic Plan, including thoughts on pedagogical training, faculty management, degree completion, online education, experiential learning, health and wellness, cross-campus collaboration, and sustainability. Check out the summary here: Draft Strategic

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Call for Applications: Emissaries for Graduate Student Diversity Program

Call for Applications Emissaries for Graduate Student Diversity Program 2014-15 Basic Information Duration:  Fall 2014; Spring 2015; and, Summer 2015 (optional) Position Open to:  all full-time IUB masters and PhD students Hours per month:    less than three hours Sponsor Department: 

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GPSO Research Award Winners

After review of 70 highly competitive applications for the spring GPSO Research Awards, we are thrilled to offer funding for the following graduate researchers: Ozen Bas, Telecommunications – “Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Potential of Protest Photographs in

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February Resolution

Last week, GPSO Assembly members passed a resolution urging Indiana University to identify and approve funding for a Campus Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) by the end of the month and initiate the request-for-proposal process no later than April 21.  GPSO

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December Resolutions

GPSO’s December Assembly passed a resolution urging Indiana University to immediately cease any new investments in fossil fuel companies or in commingled assets that include holdings in fossil fuel companies. Full copies of each resolution are available on the Resolutions homepage.   Fossil

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November Resolutions

GPSO’s November Assembly passed resolutions in regard to support of Freedom Indiana, IU Preferred Name policies, and potential changes to the IU SAA pay schedule and stipend disbursements. Full copies of each resolution are available on the Resolutions homepage.  

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IU Media School Approval

The IU Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of the new Media School, merging the School of Journalism and departments of communication and culture and telecommunications. Read the IDS article, quoting GPSO President Brady Harman. This institutional change will

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