Call out meeting info for Timmy Global Health

Timmy Global Health is a student organization on campus for students interested in worldwide healthcare disparities and how to involve themselves with fundraising money & medicine, and marketing awareness for these pertinent issues in our community.

We are having a call out meeting for all students interested in public health, medicine, marketing, and philanthropy on Monday, the 27th of January, at 8 PM in Chemistry 033.


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BioT-T425/T525: Protein Expression, Purification, and Characterization Laboratory

BioT-T425/T525: Protein Expression, Purification, and Characterization Laboratory

By Dr. Lingling Chen, Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

–       It is designed for students interested in working with proteins;

–       It will give the students a solid theoretical background and a practical lab experience in expressing, purifying, assaying recombinant proteins;

–       You will use the bacterial, the yeast, and the mammalian systems to express recombinant proteins;

–       You will learn the protein purification techniques commonly used in biotech and pharmaceutical settings;

–       You will learn how to structurally characterize the purified protein;

–       You will learn how to assay the activity of the purified protein;

–       T425/T525 consists of two parts:

1)   the lecture part 1:25 pm – 2:15 pm on Mondays;

2)   the lab part 10:10 am – 12:40 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Prerequisite: BIOL-L 211 and one of the followings or with Dr. Chen’s consent:  BIOT-T315, BIOL-M255, M360, L319, L323, L324, L373 or M435

NOTE: This counts as an upper-level lab for Biology BA and BS majors!

Seeking applications – 2014 Orientation Team (OTeam ’14)

The Office of First Year Experience Programs is now hiring undergraduate students to serve as members of our 2014 Orientation Team (OTeam ’14). Information about these paid student staff positions is available through our website; please consider this an invitation to apply for a position on OTeam ’14. Working with New Student Orientation is a wonderful way to get involved on campus, develop leadership skills, serve new students and their families, all while representing IU in a unique and important way. If you would like to learn more about joining the OTeam, we highly encourage you to attend one of our recruitment events.

Wednesday, January 15:

Recruitment Open House, IMU Frangipani Room, drop-in between 11am-2pm

Call-Out Meeting, Union Street Center C116, 6:00pm

Friday, January 17:

Call-Out Meeting, Rose Residence Center B109, 4:30pm and 7:00pm

Tuesday, January 21:

Call-Out Meeting, McNutt Residence Center 208B, 6:00pm

Keep up-to-date on the latest information about these positions, as well as other events from our office through Twitter, Facebook, and the FYE website. We sincerely hope that you will apply for one of these important leadership opportunities on campus.

Summer 2014 Internship Program in Sustainability


*Applications accepted until 11:59 pm on Friday, February 14; 

We strongly encourage you to login here by Feb. 3 to send your recommendation request. 

Visit for more info

Click here to apply

For details on the program, please attend one of two information sessions: Friday, Jan. 17 at E-House (704 E. 10th St.) from 1:00-2:00pm and Thursday, Jan. 23 at SPEA 273 from 5:30-6:30pm.


Now Accepting Applications for the Sustainability Peer Educator Program

The Office of Sustainability invites undergraduate students to apply Sustainability Peer Educator Program. The Sustainability Peer Educator Program (SPEP) trains undergraduate student leaders to deliver sustainability lessons and workshops to their peers. This program is intended to improve sustainability literacy, encourage the adoption of sustainable behaviors, and foster a culture of sustainability among students. The initial topics of focus will be waste minimization, energy conservation, and water conservation. The initial target audiences will be residence halls and the Greek community.

Learn about the Program | Indicate Your Interest


New Undergraduate Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies 

Understanding human-environment interactions and their connection with ecological, societal, and economic processes at local, regional, and global scales is a core competency in today’s world. The study of sustainability bridges the arts and humanities, social sciences, and the physical and life sciences. It complements traditional disciplines by offering an opportunity for education in the area of coupled natural and human systems that encompasses study of the environment, society, and economy. The minor, awarded jointly by the College of Arts and Science and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, will be administered by the Integrated Program in the Environment. Students who are interested in learning more about the minor may contact academic advisor Carlin C. Schrag (

Learn about the Integrated Program in the Environment

Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County 2014 Kick-off


I am the outreach coordinator for the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County (ACAVMC).  Our mission is to provide awareness and education to the uninsured in Monroe County in hopes that they can obtain coverage under the new health insurance law.  The ACAVMC conducts a variety of outreach efforts and events including, Health Insurance Fairs, Health Plan Comparison Forums, speaking engagements, tabletop education, etc. We welcome your participation in helping us reach the uninsured in our community!  Please join us at our 2014 kick-off event on Saturday, January 18th from 1 to 2:30 at the Monroe County Public Library, Room 1C.  We will share more about our organization, where we have been and where we are headed.  A variety of opportunities to assist the community in this effort will be presented.  We are also hosting learning opportunities for volunteer, service learning, or internship for the Spring 2014 semester.  We provide free training to volunteers on the ACA!  Please feel free to contact me with any questions!  Also, see our website:

The Career Development Center and the IU Alumni Association Sales Networking Night

January 29, 7:30-9pm in the Maple Room at the Indiana Memorial Union.

The event is occurring just after the Winter Career and Internship Fair. This event will provide students the opportunity to learn the art of networking by interacting with professionals within the field of sales.  Guest speakers will participate in a panel discussion, followed by an introduction to networking and a chance for students to mingle with the guest speakers. 

Panelists will represent: • TQL• Enterprise• Yelp• ATT

We ask that students please RSVP through the Career Development Center website under Featured Events, accessible at  Business casual attire is appropriate for this event.