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SEPTEMBER
Common Experience: Drone Warfare: Legal,
Strategic and Ethical Issues – Sept. 19
A discussion of the legal, ethical, and strategic
issues associated with drone warfare under
Presidents Bush and Obama.
Common Experience: How to Survive a
Plague – Sept. 24
View the award-winning documentary “How to
Survive a Plague” which follows a group of HIV/
AIDS activists as they fight for a response from
the government and medical community on HIV/
AIDS policies.
Alumni Night at the Downs – Sept. 28
Celebrate at Churchill Downs with fellow IU Southeast
alumni. Visit ius.edu/alumni for ticket prices and more
information.
Common Experience: The Science of HeLa
Cells for Beginners – Sept. 30
Learn about the science of the famous HeLa cells
as discussed in
The Immortal Life of Henrietta
Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot.
OCTOBER
Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner – Oct. 19
Honor Clementine “Tiny” Barthold, former judge of Clark
Superior Court, and William F. Ryall, former coach of the IU
Southeast varsity tennis teams, at the annual Chancellor’s
Medallion Dinner. Visit ius.edu/medallion for ticket prices
and more information.
Common Experience: Poverty Simulation –
Oct. 23
Learn to navigate the life and world of persons
living in poverty or in low socio-economic
conditions and interact with various social
service agencies to see how to make ends meet.
NOVEMBER
Common Experience: Enron, White-Collar Crime, and
Ethics – Nov. 6
Join a former FBI task force member to discover
what Enron was, what exactly went on there,
and how the FBI built their case against Enron’s
highest level executives.
Damn Yankees” performance – Nov. 7-9
The IU Southeast Theater Department presents “Damn
Yankees.” Tickets are available at the Ogle Center ticket
office or by calling (812) 941-2525.
DECEMBER
English Department Winter Gala – Dec. 5
Tickets are available at the Ogle Center ticket office or by
calling (812) 941-2525.
Welcome to IU Southeast!
This fall, there are so many great reasons to come back to IU Southeast. Since you — our alumni, supporters,
faculty, and staff — are always welcome here, take a look below at some of the amazing upcoming events and plan
your trip back to campus.
An IU Southeast favorite is the Common Experience. The primary purpose of the Common Experience Program is
to develop a shared dialogue among students, faculty, staff, and members of our community.  This year’s theme is
Public and Private Ethics: Who Decides?” 
There are many ways to participate in this program.  You could attend one of the many Common Experience events
listed below (designated with the book icon), or you could take part in the common reading, where the entire
community is reading
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot.
Each of you is invited and encouraged to purchase the book, read it, and participate in one of the book discussions. 
You are welcome to visit campus any time, but I am especially hopeful that you’ll take time to be part of this year’s
Common Experience.
Jenny Johnson Wolf
Director, University Communications