Bayanihan for Haiyan: Teach In/Forum and Fundraiser
Co-sponsored by the IU Asian Culture Center, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs , Dhar India Studies Program, and Kelley School of Business.
Date: November 20, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: Solarium, Indiana Memorial Union , 900 E. 7th Street
In response to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that killed thousands of Filipinos and left massive destruction and homelessness in its wake, members of the Filipino community in Bloomington and the Indiana University Asian Culture Center will be hosting a forum and fundraiser to express support for and solidarity with the victims of the typhoon, and to empower and inspire those willing to help support the relief efforts. The “Haiyan Typhoon Teach In/Forum and Fundraiser” will provide multiple perspectives on understanding the disaster and its impact.
The speakers will include faculty members from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the departments of communication and culture, history and geological science in the College of Arts and Sciences, Purdue University , president of the Filipino Student Association, and a member of the Filipino community in Bloomington. The forum will also address topics such as disaster recovery media coverage, history and ways the public can help.
Faculty members who will be presenting include:
- Michael Hamburger, IU professor of geological sciences
- Les Lenkowsky, IU professor of practice and clinical professor of philanthropic studies in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs
- Nick Cullather, IU professor of history
- Stephanie DeBoer, IU assistant professor of communications and culture
- Daniel Aldrich, Purdue University associate professor of political science
There will be donation jars provided by the American Red Cross that will be available at the forum for cash and check donations. Donations can be made to American Red Cross. Please indicate “Philippine Haiyan DisasterRelief” in the memo. Donated gift certificates will also be for available for sale. All proceeds will go to American Red Cross.
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The Beinecke Scholarship
Beinecke Scholars receive $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduated study as soon as possible following graduation from college, and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies. To be eligible to receive a Beinecke Scholarship, a student must be a college junior, a citizen of the United States and have a documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during his or her undergraduate years.
Key Eligibility Requirements:
- Demonstrated superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement and personal promise during his or her undergraduate career.
- Be a college junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the 2013-2014 academic year. “Junior” means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2014 and August 2015.
- Plan to enter a master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Students in the social sciences who plan to pursue graduate study in neuroscience should not apply for a Beinecke Scholarship.
- Be a United States citizen or a United States national from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
- Documented history of receiving need-based financial aid during his or her undergraduate years.
IU Deadline: January 17, 2014 (Note: applicants must be nominated by IU; applications must be submitted to Elaine Hehner, Hutton Honors College, Indiana University, 811 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 by January 17, 2014).
General information: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/beinecke/
Application materials: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/beinecke/forms.html
Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Submit an original essay to apply for a one-time scholarship of $1,000 from this organization. Eligibility: full-time student with a GPA of 3.0 or above; and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For more details and how to apply visit http://www.spokeo.com/spokeo-connections-scholarship
Spring 2014 Submissions Due: November 20th, 2013 11:59 p.m.
Fall 2014 Submissions Due: July 1st, 2014 11:59 p.m.
2013-2014 Intensive Writing Essay Prize Competition
Dear Summer and Fall 2013 Intensive Writing participants,
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Campus Writing Program are currently soliciting submissions for the annual Intensive Writing (IW) Essay Prize for students enrolled in IW courses during the 2013-2014 academic year. A committee of past and current IW instructors will select two winning essays (one essay longer than 10 pages and one essay shorter than 10 pages) from each of the three breadth of inquiry areas in which IW courses are taught: Arts and Humanities, Social and Historical Studies, and Natural and Mathematical Sciences. The primary criterion of evaluation will be excellence in argument and exposition.
These prizes, valued at $150, are awarded each academic year, and nominations and submissions are accepted in the fall and spring semesters. The deadline for essays to be considered for the Intensive Writing Essay Prize for the 2013-2014 academic year is Friday, March 7, 2014. Please see the Campus Writing Program webpage or the College Intensive Writing Essay Prize webpage for specific information on submission procedures for this competition.
We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to have your best writing recognized by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Campus Writing Program and to help us highlight not only the valuable role that writing plays in the College curriculum, but the excellence of our Intensive Writing program. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.
Terri A. Greenslade, Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (email@example.com; 855-1647)
Laura Plummer, Director, Campus Writing Program (firstname.lastname@example.org; 855-4928)
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