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Indiana University Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution Program
The Office of Student Ethics is proud to announce a new peer to peer mediation program. Students experiencing conflict are invited to take part in our free, respectful, confidential peer to peer mediation program. Mediation will be co-conducted by trained volunteer IU students under the direction of the Office of Student Ethics. For more information please call 812-855-5419. or stop by the Office of Student Ethics at 801 N. Jordan.
Posted July 31, 2014
2013-14 Academic Year Sustainability Internship Symposium
The IU Office of Sustainability is pleased to invite you to attend the semi-annual Indiana University Sustainability Internship Symposium on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 11:30-2:00 p.m. at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center Grant Hall. The symposium will feature the research projects of IU Bloomington's summer 2014 sustainability interns, including presentations, a poster session, and a locally sourced, in season lunch. For more information, go to
Posted July 17, 2014
Australia Travel Grant for Asia Pacific Week Conference due April 6th
The Asian Asia Pacific Week 2014 at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia is being held June 23-26, 2014. The Pan Asia Institute will once again provide travel grants (airfare, insurance, accommodations, and meals) for up to four IU students to participate in this year's program. Applications are due no later than 10:00 a.m. on April 6, 2014. For more info, please refer to this link.
Posted April 2, 2014
Inaugural Inspiration Awards and Conference on April 9th
The Asian Pacific American Faculty and Staff Council (APAFSC) with support from the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA) cordially invites you to the inaugural Inspiration Awards and Conference on Intercultural Hospitality on Wednesday, April 9, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Guests are welcome! Please rsvp via this link.
Posted April 1, 2014
Universitat Bayreuth, Germany, 14-18 July 2014
Professor Gerhard Glomm will be co-teaching a course at the Bayreuth University summer school this July. Bayreuth is one of our (IU) partner universities. All courses are conducted in English by international guest professors and will take place over the duration of one week. To see a full list of courses, visit the website here.
Posted March 26, 2014
Spring Break Trip Call-Out
Want to take a trip to an area in need and make a difference? Youth Advocating Leadership & Learning (Y'ALL) will host a call-out on Tuesday, March 4th in Woodburn Hall, Room 104 beginning at 8:00 p.m. The trip will take place from March 16-22 and will help repair natural disaster-damaged homes. The cost will be $260, which covers transportation, food and lodging for the week. Spend your spring break in a fun and meaningful way. We hope you decide to join us, but if you cannot attend the call-out meeting and have questions, please e-mail
Posted February 27, 2014
What's Next for YOU at IU?
Plan to attend a two-night series of sessions designed to help YOU succeed at IU. The sessions are Monday, March 3rd and Tuesday, March 4th from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union, Tree Suites South Lounge. There will be free pizza for all and a free IU T-shirt for the first 50 students who check-in. To see a full list of session topics and presenters, visit our website here.
Posted February 21, 2014
"True Sons of Freedom: African Americans and World War I"
The Indiana University Department of History invites you to attend the 26th annual Paul V. McNutt lecture with distinguished author and professor, Dr. Jennifer Keene on Thursday, Feb. 27th at 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana Memorial Union, University Club Presidents' Room. A reception will follow the lecture. Please email with questions.
Posted February 21, 2014
Student Organizations
Are you a leader of a student organization which wants to expand and connect with other organizations across campus? Do you want to share your ideas and experiences with other student leaders, as well as learn what helped them grown their organizations? If so, the upcoming IUSA Student Organization Conference may be just for you. Plan to come to State Room East/West in the Indiana Memorial Union on March 18, 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Please RSVP here.
Posted February 10, 2014
Part-Time Lab Technician
Seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to work as a lab technician on projects involving nematode and bacterial pathogens of insects. Work includes media preparation, DNA sequencing, data entry, insect inoculations, counting, and general lab maintenance. We will need approximately 10-20 hours/week, including occasional nights and weekends. Candidate should be reliable and diligent. Previous experience with microbial/molecular techniques or animal husbandry is a plus. Hourly rate dependent on experience. If you are interested, please email your resume, names and contact information of 3 references, and your preferred work schedule to Farrah Bashey-Visser,
Posted January 22, 2014
Seeking Research Assistant
Seeking a part-time research assistant to begin as soon as possible. General research in the lab seeks to understand the hormonal and genomic mechanisms of animal behavior, with an emphasis on aggressive behavior in birds. The technician's primary duties will include basic molecular techniques (e.g. RNA and DNA extractions, PCR and quantitative PCR, etc.) and data entry. Additional responsibilities involving hands-on research with birds in captivity and/or in the wild may be added in the future (e.g. capturing/tagging birds, collecting and processing blood and tissue samples, etc.). The ideal candidate will have good problem-solving abilities, be organized, and have excellent attention to detail. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in molecular techniques, such as pipetting, PCR, or RNA extractions. The position is ideal for a highly motivated person interested in gaining additional research experience prior to starting graduate or medical school. Hours and pay: 10-15 hours per week at $9-11/per hour (depending on qualifications). To apply, email Kimberly Rosvall ( and include a cover letter, CV, and a list of 3 references (with phone numbers and email addresses). Review of applications will begin Feb 1, 2014.
Posted January 22, 2014
SPEA-VISTA Fellowships
Please join us this Thursday morning for two presentation by Brandon Brown from the Indianapolis Mayor's office. Brandon, who five years ago was teaching English as a Teach for America Corps Member and is now the Director of Charter Schools for the 30th largest city in the nation, will be speaking about two topics: (1) the state of the schools and of education policy in Indianapolis and (2) up to five SPEA-Vista positions that will be open in his office next year. Joining Brandon at these talks will be two current SPEA-VISTA Fellows in Brandon's office: Caitlin Larson, a current SPEA MPA student, and Lauren McConnell, who graduated last year from IU with a B.A. in English. The presentations will be from 9-10 a.m. in SPEA 212 and from 11:15-12:30 in SPEA 270. Food will be served. Students should feel free to come for part of either or both sessions before or after classes. SPEA-VISTA Fellowships offer talented students an amazing way to launch their careers. These Fellowships are available to both current and graduating graduate students and to undergraduates who are completing their degrees this year. Details.
Posted January 22, 2014
The Annual Anthropology Graduate Student Association Symposium
The Anthropology Graduate Student Association is holding its annual symposium on February 21-23, 2014 at the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology & Mathers Museum for all graduate and undergraduate students of anthropology, area studies, folklore, history, and other humanities. Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words to by Monday, January 20th. The theme for the symposium will be "Breaking Down Barriers."
Posted January 13, 2014
Tutoring Jobs Available for Btown Tutor
Btown Tutor is hiring tutors for the Spring semester. Applicants must fulfill the following: received a grade of A or A+ in two or more courses offered by the company; be a U.S. citizen or have a 'green card'; be available a minimum of 8 hours/week. Applicants will make a base salary of $15/hour and have an opportunity to receive bonuses. The deadline for submission is January 1st at 1 PM. Here is a link to the application:
Posted December 30, 2013
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at IU
Sara and Albert Reuben Scholarships announce two scholarships available. Undergraduate students must have a minimum GPA of 3.4. Students must be enrolled at IU Bloomington during the Spring 2014 semester. Please submit a proposal, budget, (undergraduates - a resume), and letter of reference to Professor Judah Cohen, Director of Undergraduate Studies via e-mail: or to Professor Cohen at Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University, Goodbody Hall 326, 1011 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005; Phone (812) 855-0453; FAX (812) 855-4314.
Posted November 20, 2013
Haiyan Typhoon Teach In/Forum and Fundraiser, IMU Solarium, Nov. 20th 7PM
This event will provide multiple perspectives on understanding the disaster and its impact. The speakers will include faculty members from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the departments of communication and culture, history and geological science in the College of Arts and Sciences, Purdue University and the Filipino Student Association. The forum will also address topics such as disaster recovery media coverage, history and ways the public can help. For more information, please call the IU Asian Culture Center at 856-5361 or email
Posted November 18, 2013
Youth Advocating Leadership & Learning
The Youth Advocating Leadership & Learning (Y'ALL) will host call-outs on November 11, November 19, and December 4 in Ballantine Hall room 241 at 8 pm for its Winter Break Service Trip. The trip to New Orleans will take place from January 5-11 and will help repair hurricane-damaged homes (no construction experience necessary). The cost will be between $220-240, which covers transportation, food and lodging for the week. This will be a fun and meaningful way to spend your Winter Break, and we hope you decide to join us! If you cannot attend the call-out meetings or have any questions, please e-mail for details.
Posted November 13, 2013
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Arts Award
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Arts Award enables students or recent alumni with exceptional artistic or creative promise and significant financial need to pursue up to three years of study at an accredited graduate institution in the US or abroad. Awards can be as much as $50,000 annually. Details.
Posted October 31, 2013

The 19th Annual Indiana University Undergraduate Research Conference
IUURC is a state-wide conference designed to be an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research findings to an engaged and diverse set of peers, learn more about research opportunities, and make new colleagues. The theme for this year's conference is "Learning through Research" which highlights the emphasis that Indiana University places on undergraduate research as a "powerful pedagogy." The IUURC will be held Friday, November 22, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington, IN. For more information go here.
Posted October 30, 2013
Activisit to speak on South African reconciliation
The Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies will present "Reconciliation as Radical Risk Taking - Lessons and Challanges from South Africa" from 4-6 p.m. on Nov. 4 in the Neal Marshall Center Bridgewater Lounge. The talk with feature Dr. Allan Boesak, an anti-apartheid activist and current Desmond Tutu Chair for Peace, Global Justice, and Reconciliation Studies at Butler University. Boesak will discuss his influential activism against racial apartheid in the 1980s in his native South Africa, where he worked closely with Archbishop Tutu and Nelson Mandela.
Posted October 28, 2013
Law and Public Policy Know-How
Learn how businesses, advocacy groups and government ogranizations can use the law to promote social change and improve society. Consider enrolling in V220, Law and Public Affairs. You'll learn from top SPEA faculty how Congress, the courts, the President and the public can work to change the law. The class is your start this spring to our new major and minor in Law and Public Policy, offerered with the Maurer School of Law and the only program of its kind in the nation. For more information, contact SPEA's Professor Andrea Need at or see a video about the program here.
Posted October 24, 2013
Set Yourself Up for Success At IU
Interested in involvement opportunities as a transfer student? Need to obtain leadership experience? Interested in finding out about Greek life? Ready to take the first step in career planning? Curious about studying abroad? Hoping to get help selecting a major that interests you? Looking for more information about second year housing? FIND THE ANSWERS! Attend short 25-minute sessions led by experts from around campus. There will be FREE FOOD, and the first 150 students each night get FREE IU T-SHIRTS! Attend "What's Next?" Monday, October 21st & Thursday, October 24th, 7-8:30 p.m. Check-in at Union Street Center, Auditorium. To see the full list of sessions and to RSVP, visit
Posted October 15, 2013
Student Outreach and Programming Coordinator Application
A joint venture between the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Maurer School of Law for undergraduate students interested in learning how to effect change in the world through the legal system will have unprecedented access to IU's world-renowned faculty and resources. There are up to 4 positions available; each position is open to all undergraduates at IU Bloomington. Responsibilities include assisting in extracurricular programming, recruitment and outreach for Indiana University's brand-new Law & Public Policy Program. The position will last for the remainder of the Fall 2013 semester, but may be renewed for additional semesters. Applications are due by Monday, Oct. 14th at 5:00 p.m. For more information and to submit your application please email Details.
Posted October 11, 2013
College of Arts and Sciences alumni to visit for Luminaries Program
The College Luminaries Program Council, the Hoosier Hosts and the College Alumni Board will welcome the inaugural class of IU College of Arts and Sciences Luminaries from Oct. 6-8.The three alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences are Robert "Bob" Chapek, president of Disney Consumer Products, Lorna Schofield, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York and Don Fehr, executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association. The College of Arts and Sciences will hold a Meet and Greet with the alumni from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Oct. 6 in the President's Room, University Club in the Indiana Memorial Union. The public is also invited to join "Ethics and Leadership: A Town Hall Discussion With Notable IU Alumni" 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 in State Room West of the Indiana Memorial Union. Learn about this year's group of alumni Luminaries here.
Posted October 5, 2013
Research Prizes in Practical Ethics for Undergraduates
The Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions is now accepting applications for Undergraduate Research Prizes in Practical Ethics. Students at IU Bloomington who are conducting research for a class or honors project in Fall 2013 or who are planning to do so in Spring 2014 may apply by October 7, 2013. Successful projects will be those that address theoretical and/or applied dimensions of an ethical issue in public life. To apply please email
Posted October 2, 2013
Border Crossers: The Human & Financial Impact of Prosecuting Those Caught Between the Border and the Law
Monday, 9/23, 11:00 a.m.-noon, pizza luncheon, Neal Marshall Center. Sponsored by the Law and Public Policy Program, a new partnership between SPEA and the Maurer School of Law.
Posted September 19, 2013
IU Career & Internship Fair!
The IU Career & Internship Fair is on Tuesday, September 24 from 2-7 p.m. in both Alumni Hall and the Frangipani Room of the IMU. Students who are in the following scholarship programs may attend early between 2-4 p.m. before we open to all students at 4 p.m.: Wells Scholars Program, Science, Technology, and Research Scholars (STARS), Hudson and Holland Scholars Program, GROUPS, Liberal Arts Management Program (LAMP), Hutton Honors College, Cox Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa, and IU Veterans. Numerous employers have requested extra time to meet with students from these organizations, so that is why we have set aside the extra 2-4PM time slot. A link to the employers attending the career fair can be found here.
Posted September 19, 2013
Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program announces scholarships
The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University offers a rigorous interdisciplinary study of the Jewish people and culture in an intimate learning environment nestled within a major research university. Jewish Studies incoming freshmen scholarships are available to students entering IU Bloomington directly from high school and beginning as freshmen. Three four-year scholarships and several single year scholarships will be available to 2014-2015 incoming freshmen. See more information here.
Posted September 16, 2013
Building Entrepreneurs in Software and Technology (BEST) Competition
Win $100,000 or more to start your own Internet, software or technology business through the Building Entrepreneurs in Software and Technology (BEST) competition. Come to the BEST social mixer on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 from noon until 2:00 p.m. in Informatics West Lobby. Pizza will be provided. Learn more about BEST here.
Posted September 13, 2013
Introduction to Indian Classical Music
This intensive one-week introduction to Indian classical music will be taught by the legendary sarod virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan and his son Ayaan Ali Khan. The 1-credit course, INST-I330/I530, Introduction to Indian Classical Music, will be highly interactive in nature and students will learn the fundamental concepts of Indian classical music through time-honored traditional methods. Topics will include the forms of raga and taal and how the practice of composition continually helps to preserve both tradition and musical technique. The course will be offered September 23-27, 2013, from 4:15-6:45 p.m. at the India House, 825 E. 8th Street. A short free performance, open to the public, will be performed on Sept. 24th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Sweeney 015. For more information go here.
Posted September 11, 2013
Themester Dessert and Discussions
Come enjoy one of the tastiest Themester events beginning Friday, September 20, 2013. Themester will host dessert and discussion. IU undergraduates engage with Themester instructors in a small-group, informal discussion sessions at the IMU's Tudor Room while enjoying dessert and coffee as guests of Themester. See the schedule here.
Posted September 11, 2013
The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is now open for applicants until Dec. 16, 2013.
The SMART Scholarship is an opportunity for students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be employed upon degree completion at a Department of Defense facility. Scholarships awarded include a stipend of $25,000 to $38,000 a year, full tuition, health insurance contribution, and book allowance. The Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Please visit here.
Posted September 9, 2013
Big Red Eats Green
The Big Red Eats Green (BREG) fall food festival and farmers' market is right around the corner! For more information go here.
Posted September 6, 2013
IU Debate Team
The IU policy debate program will be hosting their official call-out meeting in SPEA, Room 280, on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 7:00 PM. All interested undergraduate students should attend here.
Posted September 6, 2013
Are you interested in working for the Learnability Lab?
The Learnability Lab (Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences) is taking applications for an hourly work study position requiring a commitment of 5-10 hours per week. Qualifications include maturity, attention to detail, willingness to take direction, ability to work as a team, strong organizations skills, excellent interpersonal communication, and interest in the study of language and development. Applicants should submit a letter of interest including your name, majors, cumulative GPA, expected date of graduation, and relevant work experiences. Please indicate how and why your skills, experience or interests qualify you for the position. Forward your application materials to
Posted August 23, 2013