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Thursday, January 23, 2020
All Day Event
Each year faculty committees select recipients for nine awards presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. Outstanding award nominations are due to the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs by January 23, 2020.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop is packed with essential information about the research process to help you get started with your thesis project. Learn about research tools and strategies that will help you gather sources for your literature review.
11:30 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join us for FREE coffee and an optional topic.
12:30 p.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether a graduate certificate in Public Administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3 p.m.
Kenari QuartetThe Kenari Quartet is comprised of saxophonists Bob Eason, Kyle Baldwin, Corey Dundee, and Steven Banks. Formed in 2012 at Indiana University, the quartet’s name is derived from the Malay word “kenari,” which may be translated as “songbird.” Expanding on the age-old idea that birds communicate through song, the Kenari Quartet seeks to exemplify this concept through their performances. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe University Libraries has a large collection of curriculum and teaching materials for pre-service teachers. Students in this workshop will learn tips for searching for these items in OneSearch and have a chance to explore teaching tools in a variety of disciplines. This session is designed for all preservice teachers, prr-K-12 in any content area or specialty. All sessions will be held in Education, Music and Media (Bracken Library, Lower Level) in Meeting Room 1. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
5 p.m.
What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything--and the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. This popular career series for humanities majors is a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities and the Career Center.
5:30 p.m.
Each presenter has only 06 minutes-40 seconds to talk about the theme-based topic—Spaces that Impact. Join us January 23 at 5:30 p.m. at 25 North Pine Street, Indianapolis, IN
6 p.m.
White Alumni Association logo on top of a red box on top of a bed of multicolored rosesKick off the new year with fellow alumni at our annual Cocktails with Cardinals event in New York City!
7:30 p.m.
Kenari QuartetApplauded for their “flat-out amazing” performances and “stunning virtuosity” (Cleveland Classical), the highly acclaimed Kenari Quartet delivers inspiring performances that transform the perception of the saxophone. The quartet aims to highlight the instrument’s remarkable versatility by presenting meticulously crafted repertoire from all periods of classical and contemporary music. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
The second selection in the NOMAS Film Series is the HBO film True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality. This documentary parallels the subject matter contained in the recently released Warner Brother's film Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, but this film provides a more comprehensive overview of the work of Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative.