Weekend U

Return to campus for Weekend U

Join faculty, alumni, and community members at IUPUI’s Campus Center on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, for a day of learning at Weekend U. The 2023 edition—The Art and Science of Well-Being—gathers faculty and community experts to speak about a wide range of health-sciences topics.

8:00 a.m.CPR Certification Class (optional; additional fees apply)
8:45 a.m.Yoga Class with Myriad Yoga (optional)
9:30 a.m.Registration
10:00 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks (light breakfast)
10:45–11:45 a.m.Breakout Sessions #1
12:00–1:30 p.m.Luncheon Keynote Speaker
1:45–2:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions #2
3:00–4:00 p.m.Breakout Sessions #3
4:00–5:00 p.m.Networking Reception (optional)

You can expect a day filled with thought-provoking sessions attended by fellow alumni and friends who share your passion for learning. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the sessions:

  • Keynote speaker Justin Garcia, executive director of the Kinsey Institute, discusses expanding the Kinsey Institute legacy: 75 years of exploring sexuality, relationships, and well-being.
  • Session speaker Eileen Misluk, assistant clinical professor in the Herron School of Art + Design, introduces the field of art therapy and how it addresses eating disorders, body image, and advocacy.
  • Session speaker Lasana Kazembe, assistant professor in the School of Education, sheds light on teacher training that leverages the power of culturally informed teaching, models educational excellence, promotes equity-driven practices, and enacts positive social transformation.
  • An evening networking reception provides opportunities to find new (and recharge existing) professional and social connections.
  • Hands-on sessions to practice yoga and to gain CPR certification.

Look for complete details and registration in early January. Until then, mark your calendars for Weekend U on Feb. 18.


Contact Kathy Lopez at kmlopez@iupui.edu or 317-278-1720.