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IUPUI Urban Gardens Open Summer Volunteer Hours
The IUPUI Urban Gardens are now open to volunteers every Tuesday from 9am - 11am. Whether you are looking to learn a little about gardening or just want to get outside to get your hands dirty, this is the perfect opportunity. Volunteers typically assist with light tasks, including weeding, watering, and harvesting. All are welcome - students, faculty, staff, and even community members. Our Urban Garden Associates look forward to seeing you there!
The IUPUI University Library's Seed Library is back for it's third season, now offering basil, birdhouse gourd, catnip, cucumber, jalapeño, lavender, and thyme seeds. All are welcome to "check out" seeds at no cost by in-person pick up at the University Library’s 2nd floor Service & Information desk or by mail-in service.
Join us in welcoming Gracie Lyons as the new Office of International Affairs (OIA) Sustainability Intern. Gracie is a sophomore majoring in Psychology with a minor in Spanish. As OIA Sustainability Intern, she will be assisting the OIA Green Team in reaching their sustainability goals, including switching to renewable energy, creating a Sustainable Travel Guide, and exploring offsetting their travels.
The IUPUI campus now features three new bike repair stations. They are located on the east side of the Campus Center, southwest corner of North Hall, and the south patio of ICTC (Informatics and Communications Technology Complex). Equipped with a Phillips and standard screwdrivers, steel core tire levers, headset/pedal wrench, 8/10mm cone wrench, 9/11mm cone wrench, torn t-25, hex key set and air pump - these repair stations can fix just about anything.
Volunteers are invited to lend a hand at the IUPUI campus gardens every Tuesday from 9 - 11am. All are welcome, including students, faculty, staff, and community members. Volunteers typically help with light tasks like harvesting, watering and weeding.
WHEN: 9 - 11 AM WHERE: New York Street Garden
Corner of New York St. and Lansing St. at the far-west end of Carroll Stadium
In the midst of an environmental crisis and an unprecedented need for quarantine, the story of Noah provides a window through which to consider current realities. Through art, performance, poetry, and music the Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts (RSA) program of the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute explores the role of the artist in response to calamity.
Health and Wellness Coaching is a free service for IUPUI students. Join Eric Teske, director of IUPUI Health and Wellness Promotion and a certified wellness and health coach (CWHC), in a live webinar to learn how this program helps students set goals, manage their time, and change health behaviors.
Join the Campus Election Engagement Project as they dive into how to help students navigate and better understand the connections between tough issues like free speech, voter suppression and communicating with their representatives.
Join GBCI for an online presentation to learn more about the Sustainability Excellence credentials, which recognize individuals helping organizations and communities of all types integrate sustainability culture and practice throughout business operations. Lasting only 30 minutes, this information session is a quick way to learn how and why to get credentialed.
Join experts from data, benchmarking, and advisory services firm ISS Corporate Solutions for a discussion about ESG materiality and the positive impact it can have across your company's sustainability goals. Hosted by Green Biz, topics will include: How corporations can efficiently leverage ESG rater data to benchmark and inform engagement strategy with shareholders and other stakeholders, and more.