Free Kaplan practice tests

NOTE: this announcement is provided because it is of interest to many students.  It is not an endorsement of Kaplan by the IUB Biology Department.





Are you thinking about going to grad/professional school?

Did you know that only 1 in 3 students get accepted into medical school? Did you know that the higher score you earn on any graduate school entrance exam the better chance you have to not only get accepted but to also receive many merit based scholarships? Continue reading “Free Kaplan practice tests”


Fort Worth Zoo Conservation Expedition

Travel to the British Virgin Islands to help the Anegada Iguana (Cyclura pinguis)
Dates: Session 1: May 19-27 2013
Session 2: May 28-5 June, 2013
Session 3: July 9-17 2013
Where: Anegada, British Virgin Islands (BVI)

Cost: $1,375 for one session

Group size: Seven to 10 participants plus a project leader and assistant leader
The Fort Worth Zoo is seeking participants to provide support for its Anegada iguana conservation project.
As a participant you will:
• Learn field research methods such as distance sampling, mark-recapture, and GPS
• Assist in taking morphological data on iguanas in the headstart facility
• Set and maintain live traps daily to capture iguanas
• Assist in taking morphological data on any captured wildlife
• Assist researchers with camera-trapping surveys
• Conduct feral cat surveys
Cost Includes: 1 night on Tortola, BVI; 1 round-trip ferry ticket from Tortola to
Anegada; 7 nights on Anegada; meals on Anegada; field supplies; transportation
on Anegada; and all routine expenses on Anegada
Cost does NOT include: Airfare to Tortola, BVI; meals on Tortola; cab fare to and
from the airport
For more information, please contact Kelly Bradley, Conservation Biologist, Fort Worth Zoo, at or 817-759-7173.

Indiana University Doctor of Physical Therapy Open House

The Indiana University Doctor of Physical Therapy Open House will be held Friday, April 19th, 2013 on the IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis. Details and link to the registration site available here. Due to space constraints please encourage students and alumni interested in the IU Doctor of Physical Therapy program to register early; please no guests.


Questions? Contact or 317-274-7238.
Joshua D. Morrison

Director, Student Enrollment Services

IU School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

President, Jaguar Academic Advising Association – IUPUI

Office: 317-274-7238

Cell: 317-426-0692

Fax: 317-274-4723




Service-Learning Scholarships

The Service-Learning Program at Indiana University, Bloomington is accepting applications for scholarships to fund IUB students who are participating in service-learning courses that take students outside of Indiana or outside of the United States. There are 5 scholarships worth $250 each to fund students doing service-learning projects domestically and 5 scholarships worth $500 each to fund students doing service-learning projects internationally.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled at the time of the scholarship award in a credit-bearing service-learning course offered through IUB. The application deadline is rolling until all 10 scholarships are awarded for the year.

Applications must include a letter of recommendation and proof of enrollment in the service-learning class. Please direct questions about the scholarship and application procedures to Andrew Libby, Community Engagement Coordinator, Service-Learning Program,

Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis Scholarship

This scholarship is for IUB juniors with a 3.7 GPA who will be in their senior year at IUB during the 2013-2014 academic year. Completed applications and 3 letters of reference should be submitted to the Office of the Dean of Students (Indiana Memorial Union, M-088) by 5:00 p.m. on April 25, 2013.  Applications and complete instructions are available at:  Questions should be addressed to Suzanne J. Phillips, Assistant Dean of Students: Telephone: 812.856.1626; Email:

Danta: Association for Conservation of the Tropics courses in Costa Rica

Please see the links below for more information.  If you are interested in attending, please make an appointment with the IUB Office of Overseas Studies to discuss your plans.




Danta: Association for Conservation of the Tropics is pleased to announce its 2013 field courses in tropical biology. Our courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in a tropical environment.  Participants may enroll on either a credit or non-credit basis. Continue reading “Danta: Association for Conservation of the Tropics courses in Costa Rica”