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Campus Briefs LogoCriminal Justice Club hosts speakers throughout November

Several speakers invited by the Criminal Justice Club will give talks on campus throughout November. Each event is open to all students and faculty.
•Thursday, Nov. 7, 1 p.m. in Wiekamp 2260: An Indiana State Police Swat Officer will talk about being a member of the swat team and what that entails.
•Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m. in Wiekamp 1150: A Special Victimsm Unit Detective will speak about his role in the Child Victims Unit, how it operates and what they are about.
•Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1p.m., Wiekamp 1185: A coroner will speak about his profession.

Lunch on campus will honor veterans

Are you a veteran and a IU student? Are you IU staff or faculty that served in the military?
If so, there will be a lunch in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11, served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the University Grill in rooms Fireside A and B.
Those interested in attending should RSVP to

IUSB Philharmonic performs November 12

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at IU South Bend presents the IUSB Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall. The performance will include Mozart’s Requiem Mass, Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D as well as prominent guest artists.
Tickets for the IUSB Philharmonic are available for $5-$9 and free to students and children. For more information and to order tickets visit or call the Arts Box Office at 520-4203.

Wind Ensemble performs November 14

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts presents the IU South Bend Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall.
The IU South Bend Wind Ensemble will be joined by the Twin Cities Concert Band, a community ensemble. The wind ensemble performs both masterworks of the wind repertoire and new works from the Renaissance to the present.
Tickets for the performance are available for $5-$9 through the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts Box Office.
Tickets for students and children are free of charge. For more information and to order tickets visit or call the box office at 520-4203.

Euclid Quartet performs November 16

The Euclid Quartet, ensemble in residence at the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall. It will feature works for string quartet from Maurice Ravel and Ludwig van Beethoven.
The Euclid Quartet is a dynamic ensemble known for performances filled with personality and vibrant color. With members originally from the United States, Great Britain, Venezuela, and China, they have won many prizes at major competitions around the world.
Tickets for the Euclid Quartet are available in advance to adults for $10 and to senior citizens for $7. Tickets are $2 more at the door and are free to students and children.
For more information and to order tickets visit or call the Arts Box Office at 520-4203.

Scholarship workshops offered to students

It’s time to start working on the Online Scholarship Application (OSA) for the 2014-15 school year. The following workshops are offered to students to help guide them through the process:
•Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 and 11 a.m. (EA 1105)
•Monday, Nov. 11, at 2 or 3 p.m. (EA 1105)
To reserve your spot email Ami Yoder at or call 520-4565.

The IUSB Run Club meets Mondays and Wednesdays

The IUSB Run Club is now meeting Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 a.m. in the parking lot side of the Student Activities Center, where members will split into differently paced groups.
Runs take place around the Mishawaka and South Bend Riverwalks, Potawatomi Park, Adams High School’s outdoor track and more.
For more information, come to a group run any Monday or Wednesday or visit the group’s Facebook page at or email

Flu shots offered at Health and Wellness Center

Haven’t had your flu shot this year yet? Don’t worry. The Health & Wellness Center is still giving out the flu vaccine.
The cost is $15 for students, free for faculty and staff with IU insurance, and $25 for faculty and staff without IU insurance.
Call 574-520-5557 to set an appointment.

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on-campus

An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will take place Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the study lounge at the student housing community building.
Meetings are open to IUSB-affiliated people including students, staff and alumni.
For more information contact AA at 234-7007 or the IUSB Student Counseling Center at 520-4125.

State of the Economy panel discussion

The state of the economy will be examined and discussed on Friday, Nov. 15, in the Education and Arts Building. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. The panel discussion will follow at 8 a.m. A question and answer period will follow at 8:45 a.m.
The panelists will speak on their areas of expertise. The global and U.S. outlook will be presented by Ellie Mafi-Kreft, clinical assistant professor of business economics and public policy at the Kelley School of Business.
Robert Neal, associate professor of finance at the Kelley School of Business, will speak on financial markets.
Jerry Conover, director of the Indiana Business Research Center at the Kelley School of Business, will give the Indiana outlook.
The local area outlook will be presented by Douglas Agbetsiafa, professor and chair of economics at IU South Bend.
The moderator is Robert H. Ducoffe, dean of the Judd Leighton School of Business & Economics.
The event is free but a RSVP is required. Please call Karla Forsythe at 574-520-4346 or email to

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