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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 Plan Feedback.

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:  University Graduate School Number of positions:  Twenty Application Deadline:  Thursday, […]

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 Motivating Citizens for Collective Action” Thomas Bunting, Arts Administration – […]

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 encourages the university to pursue these initiatives in a way […]

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 Fuel and Carbon Neutrality Currently, the Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) Energy […]

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.   Freedom Indiana GPSO passed a resolution in support of President […]

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 have a profound impact on both undergraduates and graduates pursuing […]

SAA Available: GPSO Programming Coordinator

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 26 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 position of Programming Coordinator for the remainder of the 2013-2014 academic year. The GPSO Programming Coordinator […]

Orientation Week Events

Welcome back to Bloomington! As part of graduate orientation week, GPSO offers several events to help keep you informed, comfortable, and connected in your new home. Thursday, August 22 – 2-4pm Get Oriented @ IU Information Fair Wells Library Main Lobby Friday, August 23 – 2pm, 3pm Insurance Q&A Wells […]