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September 2018

Poverty Simulation

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
11:00 a.m. to noon
Hoosier Room

You are invited to participate in a poverty simulation. In this simulation, you will spend an hour walking in the shoes of someone who is living near the poverty line. There is no fee to participate but you must reserve your spot. The event is sponsored by the Applied Research and Education Center of IU Southeast, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, and the Horseshoe Foundation. For more information please contact the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center at searec@iu.edu

October 2018

Common Experience Film Night
The True Cost

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
University Center 127

Join us as we view and discuss a special screening of The True Cost, a 2015 documentary about the often-unseen aspects of the fashion industry. Refreshments will be provided and all are welcome. Ms. Kim Pelle, the director of the Adult Student Center, will lead the discussion. The event is sponsored by the Adult Student Center, the Honors Program, and the IUS Common Experience. The event is free and open to all.


Student Meet and Greet with Kelsey Timmerman

Monday, October 22, 2018
2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
University Center 122

Come by to meet and greet Kelsey Timmerman, the author of Where Am I Wearing, in an informal setting. Students are especially welcome. Bring your book to get it autographed.


Where Am I Wearing? A Talk by Kelsey Timmerman

Monday, October 22, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Stem Auditorium, Ogle Center

Join us as IUS and the IUS Common Experience welcomes Kelsey Timmerman to campus. He will talk about the people and families who work in the “sweat shops” across the world who made his clothes. There will be a book signing after the event. The event is free and open to all.


Poverty Simulation

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
11:00 a.m. to noon
Hoosier Room

You are invited to participate in a poverty simulation. In this simulation, you will spend an hour walking in the shoes of someone who is living near the poverty line. There is no fee to participate but you must reserve your spot. The event is sponsored by the Applied Research and Education Center of IU Southeast, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, and the Horseshoe Foundation. For more information please contact the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center at searec@iu.edu

November 2018

Honors Students Discuss the book Where Am I Wearing? by Kelsey Timmermen

Monday, November 5, 2018
6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
3rd floor of the IU Southeast Library

Join us as students from the IUS Honors Program lead a discussion of the book Where Am I Wearing? by Kelsey Timmerman. The discussion is free and open to all.


Poverty Simulation

Thursday, November 8, 2018
11:00 a.m. to noon
Hoosier Room

You are invited to participate in a poverty simulation. In this simulation, you will spend an hour walking in the shoes of someone who is living near the poverty line. There is no fee to participate but you must reserve your spot. The event is sponsored by the Applied Research and Education Center of IU Southeast, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, and the Horseshoe Foundation. For more information please contact the IU Southeast Applied Research and Education Center at searec@iu.edu


Indiana University Southeast High School Model UN Security Council Conference

Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Friday, November 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
IU Southeast Conference Center

Come watch local high school students simulate a United Nations Security Council meeting and debate some of the most important issues facing the global community. Contact Dr. Cliff Staten for more information on this event. The event is free and open to all.