Central Calendar

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Monday, October 14, 2019

National Day on Writing: Writing Tips Tree

Eicher Hall Second Floor

Writing Center

The Writing Tips Tree will be live starting on October 14 and will be located on the second floor of Eicher Hall in front of the Jones White Writing Center. Our Writing Tips Tree offers the campus community a chance to share your best “writing tip” with the IUP community and larger National Day on Writing Community. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome to come, submit a tip, take a selfie with the tree, and tag themselves on social media with #WhyIwrite and #IUPWriting. Submissions will be entered into raffles for prizes at our celebration on October 21.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in North Dining Hall? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in North Dining.

Women's Soccer vs. Edinboro

South Campus Field

Hawk’s Nest

Koru Mindfulness Class

G18 Suites on Maple East

Health and Well-Being Center

This course, consisting of four classes, is designed to teach mindfulness and meditation skills. This is class number four. Prior registration required.

This workshop introduces graduate writers of any level in how to avoid plagiarism in their writing, both in graduate coursework and at the dissertation and thesis stage. The workshop will cover cultural expectations, reading and citation strategies, managing large numbers of sources, and self-citation. The workshop will also cover how to understand and work with the iThenticate program, which is used by the graduate school prior to submission of your thesis or dissertation. Finally, this workshop will also introduce the Jones White Writing Center’s graduate editing service.

Live at IUP: David DobrikJoin STATIC as we present YouTube star and creator of the Vlog Squad, David Dobrik, live in Fisher Auditorium, on Wednesday, October 16. Doors for the event will open at 7:00 p.m., and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT. NO FURTHER TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! THANK YOU!

According to his biography, David Julian Dobrik (born July 23, 1996) is a Slovak-born YouTube personality, actor, and talent-show judge. He is known for being the de facto leader of the popular YouTube ensemble The Vlog Squad, as well as Axel from The Angry Birds Movie 2 and one of the judges on America's Most Musical Family. He started his career on Vine before creating his own YouTube channel towards the end of 2014.”

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

IUP Symphony Orchestra - French Flair

Gorell Recital Hall

The Lively Arts

The IUP Symphony Orchestra and their new conductor, Alexandra Dee, perform masterpieces of French music, including works by Bizet, Ravel, Offenbach, and Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges - an 18th century composer, violinist, and fencing champion dubbed the "Black Mozart."

Get tickets.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in the North Dining Hall? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in Humanities Lobby.

Just Paws Therapy Dogs

G60 Suites on Maple East

Health Education and Advocacy

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus in Room G60 Suites on Maple East today.  Come visit with your canine friends.

Be sure to get your Pup Bucks when you attend this event. Earn Pup Bucks every time you attend a Health and Wellness Promotion event. 

Pup Bucks add up and you can select a gift for certain amounts: $150 Pup Bucks = Keurig, $125 Pup Bucks = Ear Buds/Speaker, $100 Pup Bucks = Thick Blanket, $75 Pup Bucks = Fleece Blanket, Lesser amounts of Pup Bucks = T-shirts, Pens, Cups, etc.

Pup Bucks must be cashed in before December 6, 2019.

We will help you prepare for your advising meetings and show you how to use Degree Works.  

Please join MASS and CCO for our next Breaking the Barrier Thursday Night Partnership! We have a wild and wacky evening planned for attendees! Stop by to participate in goofy and interactive games to get everyone up moving, grooving, and having a blast. Come stretch or break out of your shell and meet some new people and try a variety of games designed to fit all personality types!  


Pretty Owt event

HUB-Monongahela Room

Haven Project Events

Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. as they host Pretty OWT: Mixer with a Message.  October is both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so the Haven Project and the Susan G. Komen of Greater Pittsburgh will have tables with information to shine a light onto both issues.  This event is free and there will be a pizza bar available.  Spread the word and anyone is welcome to attend!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Did you miss us yesterday in the Humanities building? Get answers to your questions about your bill or financial aid without having to walk to Clark Hall. Between 11am and 1pm, student workers from the Financial Aid and Bursar’s offices will staff a table in North Dining.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, an exhibit titled, "No Limits: A Photographic Cartography of Writers Along the U.S.-Mexico Border" will be held at 4:00 p.m. in HSS, room 126. Visiting artist, Alejandro Meter, is a professor of Latin American literature at the University of San Diego and his work has been exhibited in the United States, Mexico, and Argentina.This series is co-sponsored by the Social Equity and Title IX Office. For further information on any of these events, please contact any member of the Hispanic Heritage Council, or Marjorie Zambrano-Paff, chair, at mzambran@iup.edu

BACCHUS Bingo

HUB Ohio Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Come and play bingo and win some great prizes.  Sponsored by BACCHUS.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Culinary Admissions Open House

Fairman Centre

Academy of Culinary Arts

Open House is our most in-depth visit program. Enjoy demonstrations, food tastings, ice carving, and more while you talk with students and chef instructors in both the culinary and baking and pastry programs.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a multi-session culminating event for all students, staff, and faculty will take place on Saturday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the HUB. The discussion sessions will be: Immigrants' Voices and Identity, Migrant Workers' Rights, Internal Militarization, Inside the Courtroom, and Foreigner vs. Invader. This series is co-sponsored by the Social Equity and Title IX Office. For further information on any of these events, please contact any member of the Hispanic Heritage Council, or Marjorie Zambrano-Paff, chair, at mzambran@iup.edu

Field Hockey vs. West Chester (Senior Day)

George P. Miller Stadium

Hawk’s Nest

Women's Soccer vs. Salem

South Campus Field

Hawk’s Nest

Disco Inferno: Saturday Night Fever at the Museum

University Museum & The Blue Room, First Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

Dust off your platform shoes and polyester suits. It's a Celebration of an era. It's the University Museum's annual benefit celebration featuring visual art, live entertainment, and culinary artistry. Reservations are required and period dress is encouraged with more details to come.


Disco Inferno: Saturday Night Fever at the Museum

University Museum and Blue Room, Sutton Hall

University Museum

This year, the annual museum gala takes you back to the 70s with a Disco beat! Enjoy outstanding dining and entertainment as well as a silent and live auction. The museum's current exhibit features the work of IUP art alumni from the 60s, 70s, and 80s and much of that work is also for sale.  Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite 70s attire. The event begins at 6:00 PM and benefits the activities of the University Museum. For more information, contact 724-357-2530.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Fall Fest 2019

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

fall fest 2019Trees are changing colors and dropping their leaves. The wind has a chilly bite. Halloween is just around the corner. IUP students have donned their sweaters, Ugg boots, and pumpkin-spice lattes. Yep, it’s that time of year: Fall!

Instead of going to the pumpkin patch, STATIC is bringing the pumpkin patch to you!

Join STATIC on Sunday, October 20, to celebrate the season at its annual Fall Fest! The event will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. All of the IUP campus community is invited to take part in this free event.

STATIC will offer pumpkin carving, gourd decorating, seasonal crafts, pumpkin bowling, fall photo booth, jack o’ lantern darts, hayrides, traditional fall desserts and beverages, like pumpkin and apple rolls, cakes, cookies, and pies with hot apple cider, pumpkin coffees, and chai teas, and more!

Did we mention that this is all completely free?

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

OcTUBAfest: Student Showcase

DiCicco Hall, 121 Cogswell Hall

The Lively Arts

Students from the IUP Tuba and Euphonium Studio perform solo repertoire as part of 2019 OcTUBAfest.

Free admission.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Please join us in celebrating International Education Week. This joint initiative between the United States Department of State and United States Department of Education is meant to promote cross-cultural awareness, prepare students for a global environment, and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.Funding is provided by the OIE and IUP Student Co-Operative Association.

For a complete list of all events, check the Office of International Educations website.

All events are free and open to the community, unless otherwise noted.

International Lunch Hour

Sutton Hall : Blue Room

International Education Office

International Lunch Hour is open to all members of the university as well as the greater Indiana community. Lunch Hour is provided free of charge.

Come join us and interact with the international students, faculty, and staff at IUP! Join us from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Sutton Hall Blue Room. This event is sponsored by the Office of International Education. 

Open Access is “the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment.” International Open Access Week, now in its 10th year, is an opportunity to take action in making openness the default for research to turn discoveries into better lives.

This year’s theme is “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge.” In observance of Open Access Month, join us for a presentation by IUP faculty.

Open Mic Night

HUB Susquehanna Room

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Office

Open Mic Night presented by BACCHUS.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

It's On Us, IUP- Volunteer Training

Suites on Maple East, Room G-60

Haven Project Events

November's theme is It's On Us to end Sexual Assault.  Join the Haven Project for the It's On Us IUP Volunteer Training.  Through this training, attendees will learn about the national campaign that encourages all of us to be better bystanders, teaches about power-based personal violence, sexual violence prevention, and more.

*Attendance vouchers are available upon request.

Concert: Niyaz, featuring Azam Ali

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

The Lively Arts

With all the mysticism and allure of their native lands, Niyaz seamlessly blends ancient Sufi poetry and folk songs from the Middle East to India, with rich, acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics. This immersive multi-media experience is a natural evolution for a group who is always aiming to redefine the boundaries of tradition in order to unite people from different cultural and spiritual backgrounds through our shared humanity. Led by front woman Azam Ali whose Iranian heritage and Indian upbringing have formed a bewitching singer of richly textured proportions, Niyaz is not limited by tradition. With four best-selling and critically acclaimed albums, their music has been featured in several major Hollywood film and television scores, including “The Matrix,” “Prince of Persia,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “True Blood,” and “Bones,” to name only a few.

Get tickets here.

More information about this event.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Presented by the Office of International Education.

Get your "passport" stamped and present to the Women's and Gender Studies Office in Stabley 103 as proof of attendance

Come and learn about HIV and HIV prevention and adopt your own stuffed therapy dog!

The Just Paws Therapy Dogs will be on campus in Room G60 Suites on Maple East today.  

Be sure to get your Pup Bucks when you attend this event. Earn Pup Bucks every time you attend a Health and Wellness Promotion event. 

Pup Bucks add up and you can select a gift for certain amounts: $150 Pup Bucks = Keurig, $125 Pup Bucks = Ear Buds/Speaker, $100 Pup Bucks = Thick Blanket, $75 Pup Bucks = Fleece Blanket, Lesser amounts of Pup Bucks = T-shirts, Pens, Cups, etc.

Pup Bucks must be cashed in before December 6, 2019.

In this workshop we will investigate the mathematics of 3D printing.  See the news item for details and how to sign up.

This workshop introduces the MLA documentation style (8th edition), including how to quote and summarize from an original source. It’s a hands-on workshop in which students see examples and do exercises. Topics include citing within the text, using signal phrases, creating the Works Cited page, and documenting online sources.

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