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February 21, 2017

IUPUI Steward Speaker Series

Former Attorney General Eric Holder is the next guest of the IUPUI Steward Speaker Series. He will speak on March 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center on the fourth floor. 

Eric H. Holder Jr. was sworn in as the 82nd attorney general of the United States on Feb. 3, 2009, by Vice President Joe Biden. President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Holder on Dec. 1, 2008. In 1997, Holder was named by President Clinton to be the deputy attorney general, the first African American named to that post. Prior to that he served as U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.

In 1988, Holder was nominated by President Reagan to become an associate judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Holder, a native of New York City, attended public schools there, graduating from Stuyvesant High School where he earned a Regents Scholarship. He attended Columbia College, majored in American history, and graduated in 1973. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1976.

Nominate a woman in leadership

Do you know or work with a woman making a difference at IUPUI or in her community through her leadership skills? Nominate her for the 2017 Women's History Month Leadership Awards. Outstanding women-identified faculty, staff and student leaders will be honored at the Women's Leadership Reception on March 23. Faculty, staff and student nominations can be made online.

Urban Living Fair 

Looking to move? The Urban Living Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Campus Center Room 450. This fair is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to gather information about local apartment options and Jagtag vendors to see what urban living looks like at IUPUI. There will be 30 off-campus properties, 25 Jagtag vendors, free food, coupons and discounts. Attendees will have the chance to enter a drawing, and door prizes will be given away.

Paw's Pantry food drives

Consider hosting a food drive for Paw's Pantry. Putting on a food drive is easy! Whether it's bringing donations to a monthly meeting or having a competition between student organizations, food drives are a fun way to give back to the IUPUI community. Learn more about how you can get involved and consider signing up!

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