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I     Help us "change" families in St. Joseph County: Donate to the IU South Bend Diaper Drive. Beginning Jan. 23, drop off new disposable and cloth diapers to one of three IU South Bend locations - the Alumni Office, the IUSB Bookstore, and Wiekamp Hall. The diaper drive, sponsored by the IUSB Student Alumni Association and the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) club, ends Feb. 2. The Salvation…

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The Indiana University South Bend will be having two blood drives in the upcoming weeks. The first will be at the Elkhart Center  from 10 a.m.t o 2 p.m.   Tuesday, Jan. 17. The South Bend Medical Foundation Bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Elkhart Center at 125 E. Franklin Street in downtown Elkhart to receive blood donors. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate. The public…

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IU South Bend Dental Hygiene program is sponsoring an oral cancer screening event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13, in the Student Activities Center, Room 225 on the IU South Bend campus. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, nearly “37,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly one person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of…

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For Myles Robertson and a handful of his fellow members of the Student Government Association at IU South Bend, it was just another day tending to the garden, pulling a few weeds, putting in a few more plants and watering the crops. Then on this warm day in June, they took a little break for lunch and grabbed some leaf lettuce for sandwiches. It is nice to be close to…

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Spring vacation often is relaxing. This one probably won’t be a way to chill out but it will be fulfilling.  It is a trip to Haiti for Doreen Pienkowski and 11 others for a dental mission trip beginning on March 12.  Pienkowski, who is an ex officio member of the IU South Bend Alumni board of directors, is a dental hygiene graduate of IU South Bend. The band is sponsored…

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