Weekend U: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

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Join us for a day of enrichment as we discuss various aspects of Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll with distinguished faculty and local experts at our annual Weekend U conference on March 8, 2014, presented by your Alumni Association.

Join thought provoking discussions and be prepared to challenge your current way of thinking while joining fellow alumni and friends who share your passion for learning and engagement.

Time Line
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 – 8:40 a.m.                Opening Session
8:50 – 9:40 a.m. Breakout Sessions  
9:45 – 10:35 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:40 – 11:30 a.m.   Breakout Sessions
11:30 – 1:00 p.m.   Lunch Program

Registration Cost
$25 for members of the IU or Purdue Alumni Associations and current IUPUI students
$30 General Admission
Price includes continental breakfast and lunch

Opening Session
  • The Politics of Youth Culture: Selling Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll in Contemporary Consumer Culture

Breakout Session 1
  • Sex and the United States: From Alfred Kinsey to Fifty Shades 
  • Trends in Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use in Indiana: Findings from the State Epidemiology and Outcomes Workgroup
  • Substance abuse and rehabilitation: What you need to know.
Breakout Session 2
  • Say what? Hearing Loss by Rock Stars and Concert-goers
  • Bigfoot Refuses HPV Vaccination due to Increased Risk of Alien Abduction: Separating HPV vaccine facts from social media myths
  • Understanding the Role of Emotions in Risk Taking Health Behaviors (Sorry for the inconvenience, but this session is sold out!)
Breakout Session 3
  • Marijuana, Pills, and Bath Salts, Oh My!
  • Research-Infused Strategies for Dealing with Sexual Harassment
  • More than Your Blacklight Poster: Art Meets Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll
Luncheon Presentation
  • Sgt. Pepper Taught the Band to Play
Click here for a copy of the Weekend U Brochure


 
WHEN:
Date: 3/8/2014
Time: 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
 
QUESTIONS?
Contact Tanika Scott at talscott@iupui.edu or 317-278-1720.

DRIVING
From Interstate 65
  • From I-65, take the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to West Street exit (Exit 114).
  • Proceed south on West Street.
  • Turn right on Michigan Street to go to the Riverwalk Garage OR continue on West Street and turn right on Washington Street to go to the White River State Park Garage. From Interstate 70 From I-70, take the West Street exit (Exit 79). Drive north approximately one mile to Washington Street. Turn left on Washington Street to go to the White River State Park Garage OR continue on West Street and turn left on Michigan Street to go to the Riverwalk Garage.

From Interstate 70
  • From I-70, take the West Street exit (Exit 79).
  • Drive north approximately one mile to Washington Street.
  • Turn left on Washington Street to go to the White River State Park Garage OR continue on West Street and turn left on Michigan Street to go to the Riverwalk Garage.

PARKING
White River State Park Garage
  • After turning on to Washington Street from West Street, make an immediate right turn into the underground parking garage for the Indiana State Museum, Eiteljorg Museum and the NCAA.
  • The NCAA Hall of Champions and Conference Center is located just west of the underground parking garage. When you exit the garage, cross the foot bridge over the canal.

Riverwalk Garage
  • After turning on to Michigan Street from West Street, continue to University Boulevard.
  • Turn left on University Boulevard. Cross New York Street and continue to the Riverwalk Garage, which will be on the left.
  • The NCAA is across the street, just left of the National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS).
WHERE:
NCAA Hall of Champions and Conference Center

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