• Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
    May 04 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 »
  • 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 »
  • PETM Graduation Reception
    May 04 6:00pm
    Dean James M. Gladden, Faculty of the School and the Physical Education and Tourism Management Alumni Association Cordially invite you and up to three guests to an evening reception recognizing the graduating classes of December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Woodstock Club 1301 more »
  • Free HIV/STI Testing
    May 05 11:00am
    Did you know that 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status-so get yourself tested! Free Testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The last testing date of the semester and will be Thurs. May 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multicultural Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Cond more »
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    IU Calendar




    • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
      May 04 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 »
    • 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 »
    • PETM Graduation Reception
      May 04 6:00pm
      Dean James M. Gladden, Faculty of the School and the Physical Education and Tourism Management Alumni Association Cordially invite you and up to three guests to an evening reception recognizing the graduating classes of December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Woodstock Club 1301 more »
    • Free HIV/STI Testing
      May 05 11:00am
      Did you know that 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status-so get yourself tested! Free Testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The last testing date of the semester and will be Thurs. May 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multicultural Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Cond more »
    Wednesday, May 4, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
        May 04 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 »
      • 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 »
      • PETM Graduation Reception
        May 04 6:00pm
        Dean James M. Gladden, Faculty of the School and the Physical Education and Tourism Management Alumni Association Cordially invite you and up to three guests to an evening reception recognizing the graduating classes of December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Woodstock Club 1301 more »
      • Free HIV/STI Testing
        May 05 11:00am
        Did you know that 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status-so get yourself tested! Free Testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The last testing date of the semester and will be Thurs. May 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multicultural Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Cond more »
      Wednesday, May 4, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
          May 04 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 »
        • 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 »
        • PETM Graduation Reception
          May 04 6:00pm
          Dean James M. Gladden, Faculty of the School and the Physical Education and Tourism Management Alumni Association Cordially invite you and up to three guests to an evening reception recognizing the graduating classes of December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Woodstock Club 1301 more »
        • Free HIV/STI Testing
          May 05 11:00am
          Did you know that 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status-so get yourself tested! Free Testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The last testing date of the semester and will be Thurs. May 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multicultural Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Cond more »
        Wednesday, May 4, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          The Medical Humanities and Health Studies seminar series presents Laura Foster, J.D., Ph.D., presenting " Re-inventing Hoodia: Patent Law and Benefit Sharing as Boundary Objects in Southern Africa" on Thursday, February 6 from 12 noon - 1pm in University Library, UL 1126.

           

          In 1998 researchers with the South African Center for Scientific and Industrial Research (“CSIR”) isolated and patented certain chemical compositions within the Hoodia gordonii plant responsible for suppressing appetite. Hoodia gordonii suddenly emerged as a patented invention poised to be a blockbuster anti-obesity drug.

          At the same time, the plant became a symbol of South Africa as nation of innovation, and Indigenous San peoples publically accused scientists of stealing their knowledge of the plant. Advancing a powerful global campaign, San peoples negotiated a benefit sharing agreement with CSIR giving them 6% of the potential revenue from future Hoodia sales. Hopes for Hoodia, however, ended in 2009 when Unilever terminated the project.

          Drawing upon and contributing to feminist post-colonial science studies, this talk considers Hoodia gordonii as a boundary object that brings the divergent interests and stakes of various social actors together. Furthermore, it unpacks the black box of patent law to ask how both science and law work together to determine who is (or is not) considered an inventor and producer of science.

          Presented by Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program and the Hall Center for Law and Health.  RSVP to medhum@iupui.edu.

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          • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
            May 04 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 »
          • 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 »
          • PETM Graduation Reception
            May 04 6:00pm
            Dean James M. Gladden, Faculty of the School and the Physical Education and Tourism Management Alumni Association Cordially invite you and up to three guests to an evening reception recognizing the graduating classes of December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. Woodstock Club 1301 more »
          • Free HIV/STI Testing
            May 05 11:00am
            Did you know that 1 in 2 sexually active young people will get an STI by the age of 25? Know your status-so get yourself tested! Free Testing is held once a month on the IUPUI campus. The last testing date of the semester and will be Thurs. May 5th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multicultural Center. Testing is free, safe and confidential. Cond more »
          Wednesday, May 4, 2016