Common Experience Student Contest Deadline for Fall and Spring Submissions
All IU Southeast students are eligible to submit an interpretation of the Common Experience theme 2010 - 2011
using any one of the following genres: essay, poetry, research paper, two dimensional art piece, or
photography. Submissions will be accepted both in the fall and spring. Recognition of winners will be
April 2011. The top 3 submissions will receive cash prizes, and their work will be placed on the IU
Southeast Common Experience website.
Fall submissions are due Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Spring submissions due Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Winners announced Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Recognition Ceremony Saturday, April 9, 2011
Tuesday, Apr. 19
Wednesday, Mar. 2
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Living in the Digital Living in the Digital Age:
Wii Bowl For Kids Sake
Hoosier Room 6 - 8 p.m.
Library 4:30 - 6 p.m. Virtual Community or Real Connectedness?
Graduate Students in the Liberal Studies Program will
The annual Wii Bowl For Kids Sake event raises present a program exploring the common experience
money for the Big Brother/Big Sister community theme from multiple perspectives: natural sciences, Be a part of the Common Experience at IU Southeast
agency. social sciences, and humanities. www.ius.edu/commonexperience
Tuesday, Mar. 8 Tuesday, Apr. 19
The Digital Age and Its Impact on Political Common Experience Recognition Event
Processes UC 122 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
UC 127 7 - 9 p.m.
The Common Experience Committee will host a
The Political Science Faculty will discuss the recognition event to thank those who participated in
impact of technology on the political process. the program and to reflect on the issues discussed
and the books read throughout the academic year. The
committee will also award the student prizes in the
APRIL Common Experience Student Contest and announce the
Tuesday, Apr. 5 theme for the next academic year.
Honor Students Discussion of I’m Not a Gadget
by Jaron Lanier
Library 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Honors Program students will lead a discussion
of this year’s Common Experience book. COMMON EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Saturday, Apr. 16
Read Aloud: Children’s Event
Library 11 a.m. Teresa Andrews
Rebecca Carlton (co-chair)
Children of all ages are encouraged to attend as
education students, under the direction of Dr.
Indiana University Southeast
Barbara Thompson-Book, read books related to
our theme including Where Charlie McButton Amy Freyn
Lost Power. Free copies of the books will be Alysa Lambert
New Albany, IN 47150
4201 Grant Line Road
provided. The readings will be followed by age- Robin Morgan
appropriate activities designed for the children. Judy Myers www.ius.edu
Kimberly Pelle (co-chair)
For more information about the Common Experience, programs, and events, contact Kimberly Pelle
at firstname.lastname@example.org, Rebecca Carlton at email@example.com, or check out the website at
We will also explore the implications of the Electronic NOVEMBER DECEMBER
CALENDAR OF EVENTS Health Record (EHR); systematic collection of
electronic health information about individual Monday, Nov. 1 Wednesday, Dec. 9
IU SOUTHEAST COMMON EXPERIENCE patients or populations. Library Research 2.0 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Living in the Digital Age
LB 235 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Library 6 - 7:30 p.m.
2010 - 2011 Reuse or Refine Cell
Wednesday, Oct. 20 Presented by librarian, Maria Accardi. How are Graduate Students in the Liberal Studies Program will present a program Phones
emerging technologies affecting the way we conduct exploring the common experience theme from multiple perspectives:
LIVING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Digital Social Networking
library research? This interactive, hands-on session natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Recycle your old cell
UC 122 12 - 1 p.m.
VIRTUAL COMMUNITY OR REAL CONNECTIVENESS? will introduce the audience to Library Research phones at IU Southeast.
Approximately 60% of
Sponsored by Career Services 2.0 via four free, web-based tools that can help
Digital Social Networking is a powerful medium enhance, simplify, and streamline the research JANUARY recycled cell phones
SEPTEMBER OCTOBER that can help or hinder your career success. What process: RSS feeds to keep current on areas of Tuesday, Jan. 5
have resale value as
is ‘fun’ on your Facebook account may not be research or personal interest, citation tools for storing refurbished cell phones
Thursday, Sept. 9 Tuesday, Oct. 5, 3 - 5 p.m. Movie: Matrix to wireless markets
Movie: Sneakers Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4 - 6p.m. appropriate for career advancement. Do employers and tracking your references, social bookmarking Recital Hall, Ogle Center 7 - 9 p.m.
use networking sites? How can digital networking tools for sharing and discovering online resources, worldwide in need of
Recital Hall, Ogle Center 7 - 9 p.m. Advising Week: Students and Technology affordable communication.
Library promote and destroy your career and job success? and Google Docs for web-based word processing In this movie, reality as perceived by humans is actually the Matrix: a
In this movie, an all-star cast is featured in this What is LinkedIn and why should I create an and spreadsheets. simulated reality created by sentient machines to pacify and subdue Approximately 40% of
complex but lighthearted thriller about computers Regardless of what career students pursue after account? the human population, while their bodies’ heat and electrical activity recycled cell phones do
and cryptography, government and espionage, graduation, they will work within a system which are used as an energy source. “Neo” is drawn into a rebellion against not have resale value, and
secrets and deception and betrayal. A discussion includes technological tools to achieve their Tuesday, Nov. 9 the machines. The film contains many references to the cyberpunk and are processed through an
will follow. production and career goals. Therefore getting Friday, Oct. 22 Student Debate: Issues in Technology hacker subcultures. A discussion will follow. environmentally responsible
used to accessing and interpreting information via Speaker: C.L. Lindsey UC 122 7 - 9 p.m. “refining” program.
these tools is a necessary job skill for all. At IUS Campus Computing: From Free Speech to Phones are shredded
Thursday, Sept. 16 Facebook Members of the IUS Debate Society will perform and smelted at a copper
students are expected and encouraged to use a parliamentary debate on a current issue in FEBRUARY
Sex-ting and Cyber-bullying web-based technologies to understand their degree Recital Hall, Ogle Center 1 - 2 p.m. refinery, and various metals
Library 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. technology. Parliamentary debate is characterized Wednesday, Feb. 9 are “reclaimed” back to
requirements and track their progress toward The Internet’s ability to bring the world at large to by limited prep time and use of common knowledge
graduation. This session, presented by Jay McTyler, Digital Social Networking their natural state. This
Dr. Mary C. Bradley and Dr. Amy L. Freyn, from every computer terminal opens students and their which makes it a very accessible type of debate UC 122 12 - 1 p.m. process, often referred
serves as an introduction to some, and a review for institutions to a slew of potential legal problems. for spectators. The audience will be given a brief
the School of Education, will disscuss the serious to as “above ground
others, of how to use and benefit from the IU-specific The advent of social networking sites like MySpace explanation of the debate format and will participate
nature of ‘sex-ting and ‘cyber-bullying’ and the Sponsored by Career Services mining,” is applauded by
tools of the Transfer credit report, Academic Advising and Facebook have put both universities and their in determining the winner.
consequences of transmitting graphic, sexual Digital Social Networking is a powerful medium that can help or hinder many environmentalists
Report, and the Planner. Bring your questions. students in a precarious and, largely undefined
images through cell phones and other forms of your career success. What is ‘fun’ on your Facebook account may not as an essential step in
electronic communications. space. Add to that the fact that students are be appropriate for career advancement. Do employers use networking the replenishment of our
commonly accused of online harassment, electronic Saturday, Nov. 13 sites? How can digital networking promote and destroy your career and
Wednesday, Oct. 13 natural resources. Look for
stalking, copyright infringement, and software piracy Read Aloud: Children’s Event job success? What is LinkedIn and why should I create an account?
Digital Dumping Ground cell phone recycling boxes
Wednesday, Sept. 29 and it’s clear that cyberspace can be a dangerous Library 11 a.m.
Recital Hall, Ogle Center 7 - 9 p.m. in offices such as Campus
ROFL@U: Etiquette and the Digital Age place, indeed. This program teaches students Life (UC 010), University
Library 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend as Wednesday, Feb. 9
Frontline/World presents a global investigation into everything they need to know about their online lives: Police (UC027), and other
education students, under the direction of Dr. Digital Nation; Life on the Virtual Frontier
the dumping of hundreds of millions of pounds Their rights; how the laws operate; and potential collection sites throughout
Since the internet is anonymous, why can’t I say Barbara Thompson-Book (Education), read books Recital Hall, Ogle Center 7 - 9 p.m.
of electronic waste around the world each year. liabilities. campus during the 2010-
whatever I want? Is it rude to invite people to related to our theme including Where Charlie
Tracking “e-waste” to the slums of Ghana and the McButton Lost Power. Free copies of the books will 2011 academic year.
a formal occasion through e-mail? Why do my Within a single generation, digital media and the internet have
far-off provinces of China, Peter Klein and his team be provided. The readings will be followed by age-
teachers freak out when I sit in class and text- Tuesday, Oct. 26 transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we
fan out around the world to document the growing appropriate activities designed for the children.
message? How courteously you interact with Techfest learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war.
impact of this toxic trash on those who desperately
technology is something that defines who you are Hoosier Room 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Is technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? Is our 24/7 wired
scavenge it for precious metals.
as a person, shapes how others perceive you, and world causing us to lose as much as we’ve gained?
facilitates whether prospective employers will even Techfest is a celebration of technology brought to you
Digital Nation, discusses FRONTLINE’s in-depth exploration of what it
consider you for a job. Communication Studies Monday, Oct. 18 by IU Southeast Information Technology. At Techfest
means to be human in a 21st-century digital world.
instructors Diane Reid and Michael Abernethy look Innovations in Personal Health Information you can play games and experience the latest in
at the confusing world of etiquette in the digital Technology: Personalized Medicine and the computers, software, cell phones and technology
age.” Electronic Health Record discounts. Techfest showcases the wide variety of Wednesday, Feb. 16
UC 127 3 - 5 p.m. technical resources available to students, faculty and There’s an App for That
staff. Meadow Lodge 7 - 8 p.m.
In the future, it’s possible that medicine will become
more personalized, based on evidence of what works Smart phones have claimed to make our lives better and easier but do
best for you. This presentation will explore health they? Join the IU Southeast Community Advisors for a lively discussion
care industry initiatives that are driving advances in about the use of smart phones and learn ways to make your phone work
‘personalized medicine’ by focusing on technologies for you. This program will also include demonstrations for participants
linking informatics with genotype and phenotype who are newer to the smart phone revolution.
data to produce custom-built solutions to illnesses.