• Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
    May 01 12:00am
    This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
  • IU Orthodontic Alumni Association Reception
    May 01 4:30pm
    IU Orthodontic Alumni Association cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics. For more information or to register please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
  • Canvas: First Look (Webinar)
    May 03 10:00am
    This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how more »
  • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview (Webinar)
    May 04 2:00pm
    This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
  • Web Creation Project Lab
    May 04 5:30pm
    You can only register for this workshop as part of the Web Site Development Fundamentals Certificate Series. This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation In this hands-o more »
Sunday, May 1, 2016
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    • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
      May 01 12:00am
      This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
    • IU Orthodontic Alumni Association Reception
      May 01 4:30pm
      IU Orthodontic Alumni Association cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics. For more information or to register please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
    • Canvas: First Look (Webinar)
      May 03 10:00am
      This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how more »
    • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview (Webinar)
      May 04 2:00pm
      This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
    • Web Creation Project Lab
      May 04 5:30pm
      You can only register for this workshop as part of the Web Site Development Fundamentals Certificate Series. This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation In this hands-o more »
    Sunday, May 1, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
        May 01 12:00am
        This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
      • IU Orthodontic Alumni Association Reception
        May 01 4:30pm
        IU Orthodontic Alumni Association cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics. For more information or to register please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
      • Canvas: First Look (Webinar)
        May 03 10:00am
        This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how more »
      • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview (Webinar)
        May 04 2:00pm
        This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
      • Web Creation Project Lab
        May 04 5:30pm
        You can only register for this workshop as part of the Web Site Development Fundamentals Certificate Series. This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation In this hands-o more »
      Sunday, May 1, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
          May 01 12:00am
          This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
        • IU Orthodontic Alumni Association Reception
          May 01 4:30pm
          IU Orthodontic Alumni Association cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics. For more information or to register please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
        • Canvas: First Look (Webinar)
          May 03 10:00am
          This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how more »
        • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview (Webinar)
          May 04 2:00pm
          This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
        • Web Creation Project Lab
          May 04 5:30pm
          You can only register for this workshop as part of the Web Site Development Fundamentals Certificate Series. This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation In this hands-o more »
        Sunday, May 1, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          Ehren Tool, visiting lecturer and studio technician at the University of California Berkeley, was totally fine when he returned from service as a Marine veteran of Desert Storm in 2001. He didn’t want to talk about it, and he especially didn’t feel the need to be around other veterans.

          Over time, he said, the callow civilian translation of the unspeakable acts of war—“of my uniform and my gas mask turned into video games”—began to bug him. Like a healed-over sliver of glass, something was itching to get out.

          Tool had not had an art class since high school, but he was pulled toward art, clay in particular. “Ceramics is a perfect medium to talk about war,” he said. “It’s of an appropriate scale, a very personal thing. Ceramics is hand to hand. You push your finger in, it makes the mark. You pull a trigger with your finger. The transformation of clay by fire, in human terms, is forever. You shoot somebody, it’s forever.”

          Since 2001, Tool has made 14,000 cups. “The cups make a place to have a conversation,” he said, a vessel for filling, and for emptying. The cups contain images for those who have experienced war, and for those who can never really know what it is like.

          On November 14, Tool will speak at Herron in the Basile Auditorium of Eskenazi Hall at 6:00 p.m.

          The art Tool makes began as a catharsis of his war experiences and “overlaps with guys coming back now,” he said. “War is unlike anything else. You come back a bad man, or not bad enough, so it’s always good to talk to a fellow vet. War is a really dark space and it can be hard to leave it. If my talks help anyone else, it’s icing.”

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          • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
            May 01 12:00am
            This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
          • IU Orthodontic Alumni Association Reception
            May 01 4:30pm
            IU Orthodontic Alumni Association cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the 116th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontics. For more information or to register please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
          • Canvas: First Look (Webinar)
            May 03 10:00am
            This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will explore and discuss the structure of Canvas, IU’s new learning management system. The presentation will give instructors an understanding of the interactivity of Canvas tools and how that influences how more »
          • Canvas: Assignments & Grading Overview (Webinar)
            May 04 2:00pm
            This workshop lasts 60 minutes. In this webinar, jointly offered by CITL and IT Training, we will demonstrate how the Assignments and Grades tools in Canvas present graded activities to students, and how instructors record grades and keep students informed about their progress.   more »
          • Web Creation Project Lab
            May 04 5:30pm
            You can only register for this workshop as part of the Web Site Development Fundamentals Certificate Series. This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation In this hands-o more »
          Sunday, May 1, 2016