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November 29, 2016


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Finance and Administration leadership search sessions announced

The search committee coordinating visits of finalists for the position of vice chancellor for finance and administration has identified the dates for three candidates. Each of the candidates will be available for faculty, staff and student questions and other information in open sessions on the following dates. Those unable to attend the sessions in person can watch them live or on archived video recordings.

Candidate A will have an open session today from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Campus Center 409. You can watch the session live or view the archived recording.

Candidate B's open session will be Thursday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Campus Center 309. You can watch this session live or view the archived recording.

Candidate C's open session will be Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Campus Center 405. The campus community can watch the third session live or view the archived recording.

Those having more questions can contact Shirley Yorger at syorger@iupui.edu.

Argentinian poet will share insights for campus patrons

Renowned Latin American poet Luis Alberto Ambroggio will share some of his work today from 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Lilly Auditorium at University Library.

Ambroggio was born in Cordoba, Argentina, and is the author of 20 collections of poems, essays and short stories. His work has been selected for the Archives of Hispanic Literature in the Library of Congress, and he has been honored with a wide range of awards and recognitions, including a Fulbright-Hays award and the Trilce Medal from Instituto Vallejiano.

IUPUI Staff Council Winter Service Project
The Staff Council representatives are collecting winter items until Friday, Dec. 9. All donations go to help Indianapolis' homeless community. Suggested items for men and women include:
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Heavy socks
  • Long underwear
  • Blankets
  • Hand warmers
  • Drawstring bags
  • Backpacks
  • Hygiene items
  • Bottled water
  • Candles
Celebrate the Christmas holiday with Freetown Village

Join the excitement of the play "Freetown Village Celebrates Christmas" Dec. 9 with matinee and evening performances at the Campus Center Theater. Freetown Village is a living-history museum created to educate people about African-American life in Indiana.

The performances will inspire guests as they explore the significance of family and cultural traditions during the holiday season, set in an African-American community in the 1870s. The play celebrates the richness of community, the spirit of giving and the preservation of family traditions.

The play will ask audience members not only to witness a story depicting a modern way of celebrating Christmas proposed by a character named Sarah Elizabeth, but to play an active role in deciding how to support her plan, which threatens to divide the town.

The matinee will begin at 10 a.m., while the evening performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets for the matinee will be $7 per person. Student groups of 10 or more can make reservations.

Tickets for the later performance will be $12 in advance and $15 at the door. The evening performance also includes a cakewalk for $10 per person. Tickets are available at the Freetown Village website or by calling the village directly at 317-631-1870.

Colts Anthem Angel

The Indianapolis Colts have announced Brooke Moreland-Williams, the 21st Century Scholarship coordinator at IUPUI, as a 2016 honoree of the Colts Anthem Angels program, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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