Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Resources

IUB Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS,, call 812. 855.5711 to schedule an appointment. First 2  sessions in a given term are already covered by your student fees; additional ones are quite low cost).


IUB Sexual Assault Crisis Service (SACS, the SACS team can be reached 24/7/365 at 812-855-8900.




Please consider sharing these resources with your students this week to help them manage end-of-the–year stress!


How to Make Stress Your Friend (Ted Talk):


Drop In for Free Mindfulness Sessions:

FREE drop-in workshops at IU Health Center, 4th Floor! Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00-10:45am & Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:00-2:45pm.  Dr. Carolyn Lee will lead you through a “Mindfulness” exercise, a research-based strategy to help reduce anxiety, improve concentration, regulate emotion, and much more! Bring a friend! (See attached flier)



Try These Free Apps:

1)      Calm: students love these quick ‘time-outs’ to reduce stress

2)      Take a Break: quick and helpful mindfulness to get through your day!

3)      HeadSpace: introduction to and brief Mindfulness sessions, which can help your mind and body feel better

4)      Smiling Mind: Mindfulness practice sessions and a way to track how you feel

5)      Shine: Sends you daily affirmations and articles and you have access to short podcasts (e.g., “Shake off Sunday Scaries”, “Push Past the Midweek Slump”, “Beat Distraction”), 7-day challenges, and meditations. You interact with it like texting and it asks you to check-in with something you are grateful for and something you’re doing to take care of yourself that day.



FREE Drop-In Workshops (Monday Motivators):

Drop in for FREE workshops to boost your success at IU! Located at Wells Library room E159 (enter East tower and immediately turn left – room E159 is behind the Information Desk).  Flier attached.

  • Stress Management- December 3 @ 4:00pm

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, burnt out, or “blah”, this workshop is for you. We will help you learn skills to change the way you manage stress and take care of your stressed-out body!



FREE Online Workshops (Web Wednesdays):

Join CAPS counselor Kellen Fox, LMHC for FREE on Wednesdays at 11:00am for FREE interactive discussions and activities to help you be more successful at IU! Log on here:

or go to to download the Zoom cloud meeting app, then enter ID# 541-962-473.

Finals Prep – Dec. 5 & Dec. 12 @ 11:00am

Stress out about finals? Log on for helpful tips on test, anxiety, studying, and more!




CAPS & SACS Winter Break Hours:

CAPS & SACS are open during most of winter break, including CAPS Now and Emergency Services. Our after-hours crisis telephone line is available anytime we’re closed. IU students, faculty and staff can call the CAPS after-hours crisis line anytime CAPS is closed to consult with a counselor about a student of concern. Simply call CAPS at (812) 855-5711, option 1. Call the SACS crisis line at (812) 855-8900. Check our winter break hours here:


Hutton Honors College Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Hutton Honors College presents the

Annual IUB Undergraduate Research Symposium

and Poster Fair

Saturday, April 6, 2019

The Hutton Honors College invites all IU undergraduates from any discipline to participate in the annual Research Symposium and Poster Fair! This is a great opportunity to let others see the valuable work you have accomplished, and to see what other students in a variety of fields are exploring here at IU.  It is also a great chance for you to perfect your presentation skills and receive valuable feedback from faculty and interested colleagues. Don’t miss this opportunity for professional experience!

Whether you choose to present a paper or a poster, or would like to participate in both events, we welcome one page abstracts by Sunday, February 17, 2019.

Visit to submit your online application today!

The Hutton Honors College will hold workshops for students who would like to know more about paper or poster presentations prior to the event.

Students are encouraged to present on work that is not yet complete.  If you are writing a paper for a class, or conducting research for your thesis or a lab project, present your work and learn from the feedback you receive before you complete your project.  Presenting will help guide your thinking as you work toward completion.  Students are not asked to submit the final paper, just an abstract.

We look forward to hearing from you, and more importantly, to seeing the results of your efforts!  


NSF REU at Purdue: Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins


Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University

Dates: May 20 – July 27, 2019

(Please note that students must participate in the entire program)

Web site:


Overview of Program

– Ten-week mentored research experience

– Weekly career development sessions

– $5250 stipend and additional $750 meal allowance

– On-campus housing provided

– Round-trip transportation to West Lafayette, IN



– Undergraduate who has completed at least 4 semesters of college study

– Students must have at least one semester of college remaining after the summer of 2019

– U.S. citizen or permanent resident

– Grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale



– Online application requiring a statement of career goals and interest in the program

– Two faculty letters of recommendation

– Copy of transcript


Application deadline is February 8, 2019.

2019 Summer Internship at UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography/Marine Physical Laboratory



Applications will only be considered when submitted via


Organization: UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Physical Laboratory

Call for Summer Interns
Are you considering applying to grad school and interested in oceanography as a career path?  Contemplating a career in scientific research and development?

The Marine Physical Laboratory, at UC San Diego’s world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is currently seeking inquisitive, motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science to apply for the 2019 MPL Summer Internship Program.

Undergraduate college students majoring in Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geology are encouraged to apply. This ten-week internship will offer qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world and learn about marine science and technology while earning a modest salary.


UCSD is an equal opportunity employer, with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

* Currently enrolled as 1st, 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate – and not in your senior year – at a college or university with a major applicable to research done at MPL

* A U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident 

* Considering a career in scientific research
* Available to start at MPL in La Jolla, California, in June 2019


* Available to work the duration of the internship, ten consecutive weeks from the start date, for 40 hours per week at a salary of $14/hr

* Not a former MPL summer intern

* OK with working a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and surf

The Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) is an organized research unit of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and lab at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Originally established as a Navy-orientated research laboratory in 1946, MPL has maintained a strong multidisciplinary research program consisting entirely of sponsored projects, with a large sponsorship from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).


Research Topics:

Acoustics and Infrasound
Applied Ocean Sciences
Autonomous Ocean Platforms and Global Observing Systems
Coastal Oceanography
Internal Waves and Ocean Mixing
Marine Mammal Biology
Nonlinear and Surface Waves
Ocean Acoustics
Ocean Instrumentation and Technology
Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions
Physical Oceanography
Population and Community Ecology
Upper Ocean and Submesoscale Processes


Research Highlights:
Air-Sea Interaction Research
Coastal Observatory Development
Observations of Waves and Currents Nearshore
Optical and Ancillary Measurements at High Latitudes in Support of the MODIS Ocean Validation Program
Reference Materials for Oceanic Carbon Dioxide Measurements
Time Reversal Mirror in the Ocean
Whale Acoustics

Whole Sky Imager 

* Visit to complete the application online
* Applications will be accepted online through 4 p.m. Pacific time on January 18, 2019
* Decisions emailed to applicants by the end of April 2019

MPL Summer Internship Program:

Marine Physical Laboratory:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography:

University of California, San Diego:








National Scholarships for Summer – Information Sessions

The winter break is an ideal time to start preparing applications for activities next summer. Learn about summer opportunities such as the Fulbright UK Summer Institute, NSF sponsored Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Humanity in Action programs and more!

Identical info sessions will take place the last three Tuesdays of the semester:

November 27, December 4 & December 11 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm in Hutton Honors College room 217 (corner of 7th and Woodlawn).

The sessions are open to all students and no RSVP is required.

Students who cannot attend can make an appointment with National Scholarship and Award adviser, Paul Fogleman, to discuss options and plans. Send him an email ( or find him in the SAS system.