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Spoken Word Artist to Perform on Friday

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Black Ladies United at Earlham (BLUE) are hosting poet Odd?Rod on Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Comstock Room of Runyan Center. This event is dedicated to Maya Angelou. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu>.


Faculty Forum on Friday

The next Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211. Peter Blair will start by discussing some of his current work, “Parasites among us: a global to local perspective on collaborative student-faculty research.” After his presentation, there will be some time for additional discussion and reflection. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Darlena Rankin at <rankida@earlham.edu>.


Students Can Attend GLCA's Students of Color Leadership Conference

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is holding its annual Students of Color Leadership Conference at DePauw University from November 7-9, 2014. The theme of this year's conference is "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." A total of 15 Earlham students have the opportunity to attend and are encouraged to complete conference applications soon. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Director of Diversity and Inclusion Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> for details and an application if you need one. Transportation, overnight lodging and meals are provided at no cost to students for this leadership development opportunity.


Soup and Wraps with Susan Lee

Students are invited to a "meet and greet" lunch with Susan Lee, Director of Diversity and Inclusion/Associate Dean of Student Life, on Friday, September 19, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Runyan Center's Orchard Room.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Sign Up for Blood Drive at Runyan Center

The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on campus on Wednesday, September 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the Comstock Room. Donors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment this week at the table in Runyan Center during lunchtime. First-time donors are welcome.


Farm Day with Sustainable Agriculture House

Do you like getting your hands dirty or learning more about the past, present and future of Miller Farm at Earlham? Come to Hole House at 310 College Avenue on Sunday, September 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for Farm Day. There will be planting and decorating raised beds, building hoop houses, constructing vertical gardens and demonstrating a 3D printer. All attendees will be treated with a delicious, home-cooked lunch. For more information, contact <millerfarmers@gmail.com> or Evan Malmgren at <ermalmg12@earlham.edu>.


House and Senate Internship Information Session

Earlham students can meet with representatives from the Indiana House and Senate Internship Program on Friday, September 19, at Noon, in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Now is the time for students to learn about earning college credit, gaining leadership skills and expanding your network. Pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Alex Taylor at <tayloal@earlham.edu>.


Gallery Talk and Workshop with Leeds Exhibit Artists

There will be an opportunity to chat with Roger Asay and Rebecca Davis, who created the projects currently on exhibition at Leeds Gallery in Runyan Center. The gallery talk will be held on Friday, September 19, at 3:00 p.m., in Leeds Gallery. There also will be a slide presentation of their work. The artists and SungYeoul Lee will lead a workshop on Saturday, September 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Hancock Room at Runyan Center. The workshop is expected to last about 5-6 hours. Students will begin in the classroom with a digital presentation, and in the afternoon Roger and Rebecca will take students outdoors and teach them how to make an art project from nature. Students are expected to wear appropriate shoes, hat, etc. and to pack a lunch. For more information, contact SungYeoul Lee at <leesu@earlham.edu>.


Earlham Athletics Events This Weekend

There are three athletic events on Earlham's campus this weekend. The field hockey team entertains Wooster on Saturday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m. Later that day, the women's soccer team meets Heidelberg on Matlack Field at 2:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 21, the field hockey team plays Oberlin in Darrell Beane Stadium at 1 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


Exploration Workshop: Starting the Journey

After utilizing tools to answer questions about the future and listening to the unique paths of others, take time to reflect on the next steps of your own path at EC. Join the Career Advisers on Tuesday, September 23, in the CIL Commons on the Landrum Bolling Center's first floor at Noon for lunch to learn about major and career possibilities in each division. For more information, contact Katie Elliott at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


Homecoming Committee

Do you want to plan and organize the Homecoming Dance? The Student Activities Board (SAB) is looking for more students to join the Homecoming Committee. Students don't have to join SAB to join this specific committee. Please contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu> if you are interested.


Spoken Word Artist to Perform on Friday

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Black Ladies United at Earlham (BLUE) are hosting poet Odd?Rod on Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Comstock Room of Runyan Center. This event is dedicated to Maya Angelou. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu>.


Faculty Forum on Friday

The next Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211. Peter Blair will start by discussing some of his current work, “Parasites among us: a global to local perspective on collaborative student-faculty research.” After his presentation, there will be some time for additional discussion and reflection. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Darlena Rankin at <rankida@earlham.edu>.


Students Can Attend GLCA's Students of Color Leadership Conference

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is holding its annual Students of Color Leadership Conference at DePauw University from November 7-9, 2014. The theme of this year's conference is "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." A total of 15 Earlham students have the opportunity to attend and are encouraged to complete conference applications soon. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Director of Diversity and Inclusion Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> for details and an application if you need one. Transportation, overnight lodging and meals are provided at no cost to students for this leadership development opportunity.


Soup and Wraps with Susan Lee

Students are invited to a "meet and greet" lunch with Susan Lee, Director of Diversity and Inclusion/Associate Dean of Student Life, on Friday, September 19, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Runyan Center's Orchard Room.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Sign Up for Blood Drive at Runyan Center

The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on campus on Wednesday, September 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the Comstock Room. Donors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment this week at the table in Runyan Center during lunchtime. First-time donors are welcome.


Japanese Studies Department Presents “HAFU:ハーフ”

The documentary film “HAFU:ハーフ” will be shown on Saturday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Hafu means someone of half Japanese and half other descent. The film documents the daily lives and experiences of five Hafu who have either lived most of their lives in Japan or are visiting for the first time in an effort to learn more about their Japanese heritage. “HAFU:ハーフ” was the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. Hafu has been shown in London, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Admission is free, and no ticket is required. For more information, contact Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir Concert

The Earlham Artist and Lecture Series presents the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m., in Goddard Auditorium. Under the direction of Ambroise N'Diong, the group performs interpretations of Gospel/Negro Spirituals, traditional African songs, and the magnificent masses that Julien Jouga composed in his country’s four national languages: Ouolof, Diola, Sérère and Portugese Creole. The group interprets and combines both the Catholic liturgy and the indigenous Muslim songs of Senegal to create an extraordinary harmony between the two cultures that comprise the nation of Senegal. Tickets are required: $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. For more information, visit the Events website at <www.earlham.edu/news/events>.


Free STD Testing on September 26

HIV, Hep C and syphilis testing will be available on Friday, September 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Health Services. Call 765-983-1328 or come to Health Services to make an appointment.


24-Hour Theatre Project

It's time again for 24-Hour Theatre Project. Everyone interested in writing, directing, acting, working tech and/or ushering should meet in Wilkinson Theatre at 10:00 p.m., on Friday, September 26. In the following 24 hours, several short plays will be written, rehearsed, then performed in Wilkinson at 10:00 p.m., on Saturday, September 27. Little to no theatre experience is required. You can join the project or just come to the free performance. If you would like more information, email Taylor Satterthwaite at <tmsatte12@earlham.edu> or join the Facebook event.


Tibetan Studies Information Session

There will be a Tibetan Studies Information Session on Friday, October 3, in Landrum Bolling Center — Room 124 from Noon to 1:00 p.m., with Julie Beier, leader of the 2015 program. Applications due in the International Programs Office (IPO) on November 15, 2014. For more information, contact Julie Beier at <beierju@earlham.edu>.


Farm Day with Sustainable Agriculture House

Do you like getting your hands dirty or learning more about the past, present and future of Miller Farm at Earlham? Come to Hole House at 310 College Avenue on Sunday, September 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for Farm Day. There will be planting and decorating raised beds, building hoop houses, constructing vertical gardens and demonstrating a 3D printer. All attendees will be treated with a delicious, home-cooked lunch. For more information, contact <millerfarmers@gmail.com> or Evan Malmgren at <ermalmg12@earlham.edu>.


House and Senate Internship Information Session

Earlham students can meet with representatives from the Indiana House and Senate Internship Program on Friday, September 19, at Noon, in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Now is the time for students to learn about earning college credit, gaining leadership skills and expanding your network. Pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Alex Taylor at <tayloal@earlham.edu>.


Gallery Talk and Workshop with Leeds Exhibit Artists

There will be an opportunity to chat with Roger Asay and Rebecca Davis, who created the projects currently on exhibition at Leeds Gallery in Runyan Center. The gallery talk will be held on Friday, September 19, at 3:00 p.m., in Leeds Gallery. There also will be a slide presentation of their work. The artists and SungYeoul Lee will lead a workshop on Saturday, September 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Hancock Room at Runyan Center. The workshop is expected to last about 5-6 hours. Students will begin in the classroom with a digital presentation, and in the afternoon Roger and Rebecca will take students outdoors and teach them how to make an art project from nature. Students are expected to wear appropriate shoes, hat, etc. and to pack a lunch. For more information, contact SungYeoul Lee at <leesu@earlham.edu>.


Earlham Athletics Events This Weekend

There are three athletic events on Earlham's campus this weekend. The field hockey team entertains Wooster on Saturday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m. Later that day, the women's soccer team meets Heidelberg on Matlack Field at 2:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 21, the field hockey team plays Oberlin in Darrell Beane Stadium at 1 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


AmeriCorps Education Award for School Year Service

Earlham students can enroll to complete an AmeriCorps term of service for volunteer service or off-campus student employment. Students can choose to complete 300 or 450 hours of service within one year and will receive an education award of $1,132 or $1,415 which can be used to pay for current or future education or to pay off student loans. An AmeriCorps orientation/information session will be repeated at two different times to accommodate different schedules — Monday, September 22, from Noon until 12:50 p.m., or Tuesday, September 23 from 4:00 p.m. until 4:50 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 107. For more information, contact Jana Schroeder at <schroja@earlham.edu>.


Richmond Volunteer Mentoring Information Session

Come learn about mentoring opportunities at nearby elementary and intermediate schools with individuals or groups of students. The time commitment is around an hour per week. An information session will be held on Thursday, September 25, at Noon in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124. For more information, contact Jana Schroeder at <schroja@earlham.edu>.


Biking May Term Information Session

The Outdoor Education Program has created a new Biking May Term for 2015. Students will travel over 500 miles by bike while examining sustainability initiatives in Indiana. The course includes road-bike training and a tour of northern Indiana’s beautiful state parks, local farms and native wildlife. Three information sessions will be held on Friday, September 26; Tuesday, September 30; and Monday, October 6. All of the sessions will be at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided.


SOC Mandatory Training Session

There will be Student Organizations Council (SOC) training sessions on Sunday, September 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., at the Orchard Room in Runyan Center. This session is mandatory for club conveners and business managers to attend, but also is open to all students interested in starting a student organization. You can learn how to get SOC recognition, request SOC funds, plan events and learn to use 25Live — the new event scheduling program. At least one representative from each student group must attend at least one of the sessions. Failure to attend either of these sessions will hinder future requests for SOC funding for your group. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops, if possible. For more information, contact SungHee Tark at <stark12@earlham.edu> or Hashem Abushama at <hjabush13@earlham.edu>.


Giant Beavers and Moore

Members of the Joseph Moore Museum will be periodically posting blogs this semester about various happenings at the museum. Want to get the inside scoop on that upcoming event at the museum? Or maybe you'd like to read a staff interview with educator and activist Robert Moses? How does a written history of your favorite Thanksgiving foods sound? All of this and more is in store for you at the "Giant Beavers and Moore" blog. Visit the blog at <http://josephmooremuseum.wordpress.com>. For more information, contact Jackie Lebouitz at <jblebou14@earlham.edu>.


May Term in Japan 2015 Information Sessions

There will be information sessions for the May Term in Japan 2015 on Friday, September 26, and Friday, October 3, both at 4:00 p.m., in Carpenter Hall - Room 212. The program is titled, "Understanding the Hopes of the Ainu in Japan." Learn the culture, traditions and language of the Ainu — an indigenous people of Japan. Applications are due in the International Programs Office (IPO) by October 15, 2014. For more information contact Akiko Kakutani at <akikok@earlham.edu> or Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


IU School of Public & Environmental Affairs Information Session

All students are invited to meet with a representative from Indiana University's School of Public & Environmental Affairs program. The information session will take place on Thursday, September 25, at 6:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons, located on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Dinner will be provided. For more information, contact Alex Taylor at <tayloal@earlham.edu>.


Exploration Workshop: Starting the Journey

After utilizing tools to answer questions about the future and listening to the unique paths of others, take time to reflect on the next steps of your own path at EC. Join the Career Advisers on Tuesday, September 23, in the CIL Commons on the Landrum Bolling Center's first floor at Noon for lunch to learn about major and career possibilities in each division. For more information, contact Katie Elliott at <ellioka@earlham.edu>.


Homecoming Committee

Do you want to plan and organize the Homecoming Dance? The Student Activities Board (SAB) is looking for more students to join the Homecoming Committee. Students don't have to join SAB to join this specific committee. Please contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu> if you are interested.


Spoken Word Artist to Perform on Friday

The Student Activities Board (SAB) and Black Ladies United at Earlham (BLUE) are hosting poet Odd?Rod on Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m., in the Comstock Room of Runyan Center. This event is dedicated to Maya Angelou. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Claire Welsh at <cmwelsh12@earlham.edu>.


Faculty Forum on Friday

The next Faculty Forum will take place this Friday, September 19, at 4:00 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 211. Peter Blair will start by discussing some of his current work, “Parasites among us: a global to local perspective on collaborative student-faculty research.” After his presentation, there will be some time for additional discussion and reflection. Snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Darlena Rankin at <rankida@earlham.edu>.


Students Can Attend GLCA's Students of Color Leadership Conference

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is holding its annual Students of Color Leadership Conference at DePauw University from November 7-9, 2014. The theme of this year's conference is "Who Am I? Navigating the Depths of Intersectionality as a Student Leader and Activist." A total of 15 Earlham students have the opportunity to attend and are encouraged to complete conference applications soon. Applications are due no later than Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Director of Diversity and Inclusion Susan Lee at <leesu1@earlham.edu> for details and an application if you need one. Transportation, overnight lodging and meals are provided at no cost to students for this leadership development opportunity.


Soup and Wraps with Susan Lee

Students are invited to a "meet and greet" lunch with Susan Lee, Director of Diversity and Inclusion/Associate Dean of Student Life, on Friday, September 19, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the Runyan Center's Orchard Room.


College Meeting for Worship

The next College Meeting For Worship is this Sunday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m., in Stout Meetinghouse. Max Raskin, a senior Spanish and Hispanic Studies major, will speak on “Translating Memories” for the fall theme of “Finding Sanctuary in the Modern World.”


Sign Up for Blood Drive at Runyan Center

The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive on campus on Wednesday, September 24, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the Comstock Room. Donors are strongly encouraged to make an appointment this week at the table in Runyan Center during lunchtime. First-time donors are welcome.


Japanese Studies Department Presents “HAFU:ハーフ”

The documentary film “HAFU:ハーフ” will be shown on Saturday, September 20, at 7:00 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Hafu means someone of half Japanese and half other descent. The film documents the daily lives and experiences of five Hafu who have either lived most of their lives in Japan or are visiting for the first time in an effort to learn more about their Japanese heritage. “HAFU:ハーフ” was the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival. Hafu has been shown in London, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. Admission is free, and no ticket is required. For more information, contact Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir Concert

The Earlham Artist and Lecture Series presents the Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m., in Goddard Auditorium. Under the direction of Ambroise N'Diong, the group performs interpretations of Gospel/Negro Spirituals, traditional African songs, and the magnificent masses that Julien Jouga composed in his country’s four national languages: Ouolof, Diola, Sérère and Portugese Creole. The group interprets and combines both the Catholic liturgy and the indigenous Muslim songs of Senegal to create an extraordinary harmony between the two cultures that comprise the nation of Senegal. Tickets are required: $10/adults, $5/students and seniors. One free ticket with an Earlham ID. For more information, visit the Events website at <www.earlham.edu/news/events>.


Free STD Testing on September 26

HIV, Hep C and syphilis testing will be available on Friday, September 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Health Services. Call 765-983-1328 or come to Health Services to make an appointment.


24-Hour Theatre Project

It's time again for 24-Hour Theatre Project. Everyone interested in writing, directing, acting, working tech and/or ushering should meet in Wilkinson Theatre at 10:00 p.m., on Friday, September 26. In the following 24 hours, several short plays will be written, rehearsed, then performed in Wilkinson at 10:00 p.m., on Saturday, September 27. Little to no theatre experience is required. You can join the project or just come to the free performance. If you would like more information, email Taylor Satterthwaite at <tmsatte12@earlham.edu> or join the Facebook event.


Tibetan Studies Information Session

There will be a Tibetan Studies Information Session on Friday, October 3, in Landrum Bolling Center — Room 124 from Noon to 1:00 p.m., with Julie Beier, leader of the 2015 program. Applications due in the International Programs Office (IPO) on November 15, 2014. For more information, contact Julie Beier at <beierju@earlham.edu>.


Farm Day with Sustainable Agriculture House

Do you like getting your hands dirty or learning more about the past, present and future of Miller Farm at Earlham? Come to Hole House at 310 College Avenue on Sunday, September 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for Farm Day. There will be planting and decorating raised beds, building hoop houses, constructing vertical gardens and demonstrating a 3D printer. All attendees will be treated with a delicious, home-cooked lunch. For more information, contact <millerfarmers@gmail.com> or Evan Malmgren at <ermalmg12@earlham.edu>.


House and Senate Internship Information Session

Earlham students can meet with representatives from the Indiana House and Senate Internship Program on Friday, September 19, at Noon, in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Now is the time for students to learn about earning college credit, gaining leadership skills and expanding your network. Pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Alex Taylor at <tayloal@earlham.edu>.


Gallery Talk and Workshop with Leeds Exhibit Artists

There will be an opportunity to chat with Roger Asay and Rebecca Davis, who created the projects currently on exhibition at Leeds Gallery in Runyan Center. The gallery talk will be held on Friday, September 19, at 3:00 p.m., in Leeds Gallery. There also will be a slide presentation of their work. The artists and SungYeoul Lee will lead a workshop on Saturday, September 20, beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the Hancock Room at Runyan Center. The workshop is expected to last about 5-6 hours. Students will begin in the classroom with a digital presentation, and in the afternoon Roger and Rebecca will take students outdoors and teach them how to make an art project from nature. Students are expected to wear appropriate shoes, hat, etc. and to pack a lunch. For more information, contact SungYeoul Lee at <leesu@earlham.edu>.


Earlham Athletics Events This Weekend

There are three athletic events on Earlham's campus this weekend. The field hockey team entertains Wooster on Saturday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m. Later that day, the women's soccer team meets Heidelberg on Matlack Field at 2:00 p.m. On Sunday, September 21, the field hockey team plays Oberlin in Darrell Beane Stadium at 1 p.m. Visit the Athletics website at <http://goearlham.com> for game coverage as well as links to live stats and video.


AmeriCorps Education Award for School Year Service

Earlham students can enroll to complete an AmeriCorps term of service for volunteer service or off-campus student employment. Students can choose to complete 300 or 450 hours of service within one year and will receive an education award of $1,132 or $1,415 which can be used to pay for current or future education or to pay off student loans. An AmeriCorps orientation/information session will be repeated at two different times to accommodate different schedules — Monday, September 22, from Noon until 12:50 p.m., or Tuesday, September 23 from 4:00 p.m. until 4:50 p.m., in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 107. For more information, contact Jana Schroeder at <schroja@earlham.edu>.


Richmond Volunteer Tutoring Information Session

Come learn about tutoring opportunities at a local elementary school and the nearby Richmond High School at an information session at Noon on Tuesday, September 30, in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124. Tutors are needed in all subjects including with new English learners. A typical commitment is around two hours per week. School representatives will be present to answer questions and sign up interested students. For more information, contact Jana Schroeder at <schroja@earlham.edu>.


Richmond Volunteer Mentoring Information Session

Come learn about mentoring opportunities at nearby elementary and intermediate schools with individuals or groups of students. The time commitment is around an hour per week. An information session will be held on Thursday, September 25, at Noon in Landrum Bolling Center - Room 124. For more information, contact Jana Schroeder at <schroja@earlham.edu>.


Biking May Term Information Session

The Outdoor Education Program has created a new Biking May Term for 2015. Students will travel over 500 miles by bike while examining sustainability initiatives in Indiana. The course includes road-bike training and a tour of northern Indiana’s beautiful state parks, local farms and native wildlife. Three information sessions will be held on Friday, September 26; Tuesday, September 30; and Monday, October 6. All of the sessions will be at Noon in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Lunch will be provided.


SOC Mandatory Training Session

There will be Student Organizations Council (SOC) training sessions on Sunday, September 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., at the Orchard Room in Runyan Center. This session is mandatory for club conveners and business managers to attend, but also is open to all students interested in starting a student organization. You can learn how to get SOC recognition, request SOC funds, plan events and learn to use 25Live — the new event scheduling program. At least one representative from each student group must attend at least one of the sessions. Failure to attend either of these sessions will hinder future requests for SOC funding for your group. Attendees are asked to bring their laptops, if possible. For more information, contact SungHee Tark at <stark12@earlham.edu> or Hashem Abushama at <hjabush13@earlham.edu>.


Giant Beavers and Moore

Members of the Joseph Moore Museum will be periodically posting blogs this semester about various happenings at the museum. Want to get the inside scoop on that upcoming event at the museum? Or maybe you'd like to read a staff interview with educator and activist Robert Moses? How does a written history of your favorite Thanksgiving foods sound? All of this and more is in store for you at the "Giant Beavers and Moore" blog. Visit the blog at <http://josephmooremuseum.wordpress.com>. For more information, contact Jackie Lebouitz at <jblebou14@earlham.edu>.


May Term in Japan 2015 Information Sessions

There will be information sessions for the May Term in Japan 2015 on Friday, September 26, and Friday, October 3, both at 4:00 p.m., in Carpenter Hall - Room 212. The program is titled, "Understanding the Hopes of the Ainu in Japan." Learn the culture, traditions and language of the Ainu — an indigenous people of Japan. Applications are due in the International Programs Office (IPO) by October 15, 2014. For more information contact Akiko Kakutani at <akikok@earlham.edu> or Yasumi Kuriya at <kuriyya@earlham.edu>.


IU School of Public & Environmental Affairs Information Session

All students are invited to meet with a representative from Indiana University's School of Public & Environmental Affairs program. The information session will take place on Thursday, September 25, at 6:00 p.m., in the Center for Integrated Learning Commons, located on the first floor of the Landrum Bolling Center. Dinner will be provided. For more information, contact Alex Taylor at <tayloal@earlham.edu>.


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