SPH-V 422, Environmental Health Research & Interventions in India — Offered Spring 2019

SPH-V 422, Environmental Health Research & Interventions in India, 3 credits

Course description:  SPH-V 422 will provide students with exposure to important environmental health challenges that developing countries are encountering in today’s world.

Optional study tour:  The tour will take place during spring break (March 10-17, 2019). Students will visit multiple environmental health intervention projects in New Delhi to study sanitation problems, waste management, water security, public health nutrition, agriculture, and climate change. The tour will be facilitated by the IU India Gateway Office along with several local development partners such as Sehgal Foundation, Aga Khan Trust, SEEDS, Amity University, and Ambedkar University. Students will also be led on supplementary cultural activities around India to give them greater insight to Indian culture. An excursion to the iconic Taj Mahal will be included in the student’s cultural experience.

Program Instructor: Assistant Professor Khalid Khan, Dr.P.H., M.E.M. from the School of Public Health- Bloomington’s Department of Environmental Health will lead the program. He has been conducting training, intervention, and research in the South Asian region for more than a decade in the areas of Environmental Health Interventions, Vulnerable Populations and Public Health, and Climate Change.

Program Cost (Estimated): $2,950 (including airfare)

Registration for SPH-V 422:  any interested student may register for this course.

Optional study tour:  students who want to join the study tour to India must apply online at iabroad.iu.edu by 26 October.  Students selected for the study tour will be notified by 9 November.

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You’re invited to Purdue open house for Ph.D. life sciences program – Friday, November 2

Undergraduate students considering graduate school are invited to the PULSe Fall Open House on Friday, November 2, 2018. This open house serves as an opportunity to learn about the Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Ph.D. Program (PULSe).  PULSe provides opportunities for an interdisciplinary graduate experience in the basic life sciences for Ph.D. students.

The day of activities will include a session to meet the faculty, lunch with current students, and a tour of lab facilities. You will learn about some of the life science research being done at Purdue and will also have an opportunity to talk with faculty and students in the PULSe Program.

The details of the 2018 PULSe Fall Open House are as follows:

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Stewart Center, room 202, and Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Parking Available in the Grant Street Parking Garage (passes will be provided at check-in).

Activities: Overview will begin at 9:30 AM, including meet the faculty session, lab tours, lunch with students, and tour of campus facilities.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP: https://gradapply.purdue.edu/register/2018PULSeopenhouse

Questions: 765-496-1635 or pulse@purdue.edu

Discover College Study Abroad!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
4pm – 5pm
Ernie Pyle Hall Rooms 214 and 252

International opportunities are an outstanding part of a well-rounded education, and the College of Arts + Sciences has developed special programs that will help you see the world and still make progress in your degree. From semester programs to short term faculty-led options, this info session will give an overview of our programs, detail the application process, touch on financial aid, and provide an opportunity to talk to some of the faculty members who lead our programs. Come and learn how to discover yourself abroad!

Get a glimpse of what you need to know before you go on the College website: College Student Exchanges and International Courses.

College of Arts and Sciences Discovery events help you explore the wide range of academic programs available to you in the College of Arts and Sciences and the career opportunities associated with them. Join us for one or more of these events and find your future!

Discovery events are free and open to all IUB students. Join us for a great discussion and FREE PIZZA too!

For more information about this and other events, see the Walter Center for Career Achievement’s Events page: https://careers.college.indiana.edu/events/page/3/

 

Discover Your Future! LAMP and Management + Human Organization

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6pm – 7:30pm
Ernie Pyle Hall 206 and 252

“Wait, I can learn business skills in the College?” Do you have an interest in business and the liberal arts? Do you want to learn business skills and still be able to take courses in a variety of academic areas? Join the staff from LAMP for a discussion of the LAMP Honors Certificate and the new major in Management + Human Organization. Staff will answer burning questions such as “What the heck is LAMP anyway?” and “Aren’t the certificate and the major the same thing?”. Come with questions. Leave with answers.

College of Arts and Sciences Discovery events help you explore the wide range of academic programs available to you in the College and the career opportunities associated with them. Join us for one or more of these events and find your future!

Discovery events are free and open to all IUB students. Join us for FREE PIZZA and great conversations too!

For more information about this and other events, see the Walter Center for Career Achievement’s Events page: https://careers.college.indiana.edu/events/page/2/

Big Ten Voting Challenge

Indiana University is participating in the Big Ten Voting Challenge, a nonpartisan, student-directed initiative to encourage students to exercise their right to vote. This is a friendly competition among the 14 Big Ten universities. Non-partisan voter registration is available from noon to 2 p.m. each Tuesday & Wednesday through Oct. 9 in the Herman B Wells Library lobby.

IU will continue to support student voting and enthusiastically respond to the challenge by mobilizing students and campus organizations to register voters, disseminate non-partisan information, and increase participation in the November 2018 elections and beyond.

The Big Ten Voting Challenge receives support from the Office of the President, the IU Student Association, the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, and the Political and Civic Engagement Program.

Read more: https://provost.indiana.edu/vote/

Asian Culture Center’s Homecoming Weekend (10/11 – 10/13) Symposium — “Building and Empowering Underrepresented Communities”

We are pleased to invite students to the Asian Culture Center’s 20th Anniversary Symposium during IU’s Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 11-13, 2018.  The anniversary symposium “Building and Empowering Underrepresented Communities” will feature the work and research of Asian American alumni in the areas of arts activism, health care and education, corporate responsibility and community engagement, and immigration and law.

Dr. Paul Park’s talk (see below flyer) is just one of the sessions being featured as part of the symposium!

For more info about the symposium, please see https://asianresource.indiana.edu/anniversary/.

Dr. Paul Park

High School Science Teacher Wanted

Harmony School​, a small, independent school in Bloomington, Indiana,​ seeks a permanent high school​ science teacher. The ideal candidate will relish the challenge of designing their own “dream” curricula in environmental, biological, and physical sciences. They will love working with young people inside and outside the classroom and appreciate the variety of ways that students learn. Harmony utilizes a shared decision-making, project-based, holistic educational approach, which requires personalized involvement in the academic, social-emotional growth and development of our students. Looking for​ qualified applicants, certification not required, with experience teaching science and enthusiasm for working with adolescents. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1787, Bloomington, IN 47402 or harmonyoffice@harmonyschool.org

http://www.harmonyschool.org/high_school_science_job/