Study Abroad in the Sciences info session – 9/8

Learn more about study abroad options that offer coursework in the sciences. Hear from returned science majors about their experiences abroad as well as steps to take to make studying abroad a reality.

When: Tuesday, September 8th, 6-7 p.m.

Where: Leo R. Dowling International Center, Room 106 (Please use the backdoor of the International Center to access the building)


Costa Rica BIOL-L 433 Intersession program – apply by 9/14

The intersession Costa Rica program is a two-week overseas study program in tropical biology that takes place over winter break. You may e‐mail Prof. Ruf directly with questions. The course is BIOL‐L 433 Tropical Biology; participating Biology and Animal Behavior majors earn upper‐level lab credit, while Microbiology majors earn upper-level elective credit. The deadline for submitting your application to the IU Office of Overseas Study is Sept. 14, 2015.

For details on how to apply, see the Overseas Study web site:

Health Care Tech Jobs info session and reception – 9/8

Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) and the School of Informatics and Computing Career Services are hosting an info session and reception for students interested in learning about tech careers in the health care field next week.

Health Care Tech Jobs
Info session and Reception




College of Arts and Sciences Part-time Employment Opportunity

The College Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office is looking for at least one highly motivated, reliable, and mature student worker for Fall 2015 and beyond. We are primarily looking for assistance between the hours of 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but may have additional work hours available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. We are looking for dependable, flexible, detail-oriented students with the ability to maintain confidentiality of records. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite is preferred. Primary duties consist of:  filing, data entry, preparing computer work, copying, sorting mail, running errands, and miscellaneous tasks. This is not a work-study position.  For consideration, please submit your résumé and cover letter directly to Ms. Erin McDaniel (Owen Hall 102) or Ms. Rebekka Potter (Owen Hall 104).

2020 Sustainability Scholars Research Program – apply by 9/15

2020 Sustainability Scholars Research Program: provides high quality research experiences for young scholars in the area of sustainability. 2020 Sustainability Scholars will receive a $500 scholarship each semester based on  successful work with a faculty mentor.

Students must :

  • Engage in 8-10 hours per week of research with their faculty mentor
  • Attend the 2020 Sustainability Scholars Orientation (Friday, October 16, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Begin meeting with their mentor mid-fall semester through the end of the spring semester
  • Create an approved research work plan in collaboration with their faculty mentor by the conclusion of the fall term
  • Enroll in the 2-credit hour 2020 Sustainability Scholars course for the spring semester (course numbers TBD)
  • Present the findings of their research during the  poster session at the Spring Sustainability Symposium on April 8th, 2016

Deadline: September 15, 2015; Visit the IUOS website to learn more and apply.

Cindy Simon Skjodt Study Abroad Scholarship – apply by 9/23

Cindy Simon Skjodt Study Abroad Scholarship: supports College students participating in IU-approved, credit-bearing overseas study experiences. We are currently accepting applications for Spring 2016 study abroad programs! Please click on the hyperlink above for additional information and application forms.


Eligibility Criteria: 

  • be pursuing a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the time of application
  • have a minimum College GPA of 3.300 at the time of application
  • have been accepted to participate in an IU-approved, credit-bearing overseas study program for Spring 2016

Note: Preference given to students with a major in Telecommunications


Deadline: Wednesday, September 23, 2015    Note: if you have not yet received a decision from the Office of Overseas Study, you should still submit your scholarship application by the deadline. You will need to complete your application by sending a copy of your acceptance by Friday, October 2, 2015.

GMO Panel Discussion – September 14th at 7:00pm

GMO Panel Discussion – September 14th at 7:00pm
The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is hosting a panel discussion and community forum to address questions about Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, Sept. 14 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. in the atrium of City Hall, 401 N. Morton St. The discussion will help answer questions about what GMOs are, what types of GMOs are available on the market, and the pros and cons of growing GMO produce.