Weekend U

Return to campus for Weekend U

The 2023 edition of Weekend U at IUPUI—The Art and Science of Well-Being, held on Feb. 18—gathered faculty and community experts to speak about a wide range of health-sciences topics for a day of learning.

Stay tuned for information regarding the 2024 Weekend U event.

Looking back at the 2023 edition

Attendees experienced a day filled with thought-provoking sessions and joined their fellow alumni and friends who share a passion for learning. Some of the sessions included:

  • Keynote speaker Justin Garcia, executive director of the Kinsey Institute, discussed expanding the Kinsey Institute legacy: 75 years of exploring sexuality, relationships, and well-being.
  • Session speaker Eileen Misluk, assistant professor and director of art therapy in the IU Herron School of Art + Design, introduced 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, shed light on teacher training that leverages the power of culturally informed teaching, models educational excellence, promotes equity-driven practices, and enacts positive social transformation.
  • A networking reception provided opportunities to find new (and recharge existing) professional and social connections.
  • Hands-on sessions were offered to practice yoga and to gain CPR certification.

Relive past Weekend U events

Justin Garcia makes remarks at Weekend U.
Unai Miguel Andres addresses a Weekend U audience.
A Weekend U attendee applauds.