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    July 21 9:00am
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
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      July 21 5:30am
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      July 21 7:00am
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      July 21 9:00am
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    • Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute
      July 21 9:00am
      Funded by the National Science Foundation, Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers is a two week program that provides a unique opportunity for teachers to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI.  This cutting-edge field is rapidly becoming an essential part of science, engineering, medicine, and many ot more »
    • Mindfulness Meditation
      July 21 11:00am
      Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
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      • Competition Pool
        July 21 5:30am
        lap swim more »
      • Instructional Pool
        July 21 7:00am
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      • Competition Pool
        July 21 9:00am
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      • Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute
        July 21 9:00am
        Funded by the National Science Foundation, Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers is a two week program that provides a unique opportunity for teachers to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI.  This cutting-edge field is rapidly becoming an essential part of science, engineering, medicine, and many ot more »
      • Mindfulness Meditation
        July 21 11:00am
        Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
      Thursday, July 20, 2017
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        • Competition Pool
          July 21 5:30am
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        • Instructional Pool
          July 21 7:00am
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        • Competition Pool
          July 21 9:00am
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        • Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute
          July 21 9:00am
          Funded by the National Science Foundation, Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers is a two week program that provides a unique opportunity for teachers to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI.  This cutting-edge field is rapidly becoming an essential part of science, engineering, medicine, and many ot more »
        • Mindfulness Meditation
          July 21 11:00am
          Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
        Thursday, July 20, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Brandy R. Matthews, M.D., assistant professor of clinical neurology, will be among the presenters at "Weekend U: Competing for your Attention," a continuing education conference that aims to challenge the way participants think about competition.

          Dr. Matthews' presentation, "Brains Behaving Badly: When Human Attention Systems Fail," will take place from 8:40 to 9:10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at NCAA Headquarters, and focus on diseases that cause specific areas of the brain to malfunction offer a unique opportunity to study the network of attention that is critically important to human social behavior.

          The session, which requires no prior knowledge of neuroanatomy and neurochemistry, will also use patient videos to demonstrate interesting behaviors, such as perseveration and prosopagnosia, which arise in the context of neurodegenerative brain diseases like Alzheimer Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia.

          Other speakers at this conference will include IUPUI faculty and local experts who will explore the many ways people and things vie for your attention. The keynote speaker will be Karen F. Crotchfelt, president and publisher of "The Indianapolis Star." Participants may also select three additional breakout sessions.

          The complete event is from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. To view a complete schedule, visit the Weekend U website.

          Inspired by Indiana Humanities two-year program, Spirit of Competition, Weekend U is presented by the IU Alumni Association. Registration is $25 for IU or Purdue Alumni Association members and current students or $25 for IUPUI and IU alumni, faculty and staff. General admission is $45. Cost includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

          For more information, contact Tanika Scott at 317-278-1720 or talscott@iupui.edu.

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          talscott@iupui.edu

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          • Competition Pool
            July 21 5:30am
            lap swim more »
          • Instructional Pool
            July 21 7:00am
            lap swim more »
          • Competition Pool
            July 21 9:00am
            lap swim more »
          • Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute
            July 21 9:00am
            Funded by the National Science Foundation, Nanotechnology Experiences for Students and Teachers is a two week program that provides a unique opportunity for teachers to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI.  This cutting-edge field is rapidly becoming an essential part of science, engineering, medicine, and many ot more »
          • Mindfulness Meditation
            July 21 11:00am
            Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Looking for an opportunity to practice self-care? Join us for guided mindfulness meditation. You don't have to be a CAPS client and no registration is needed. Student ID is required. more »
          Thursday, July 20, 2017