A highlight of IUPUI's 50th birthday celebrations was the Birthday Bash held on January 24th, 2019, IUPUI's official birthdate. The 50th Anniversary Birthday Bash was held in the Campus Center and students could enjoy free cake, music and dancing, photo booths, and more.
In the last 50 years, the existence of IUPUI has impacted the community in and around Indianapolis, including:
Over 8,000 people hired on as staff and faculty
200,000 degrees awarded with 62% coming from Indianapolis
Second largest medical school in the nation
Strong sports programs that attracts popular events
Unprecedented data and resources available
Preservation of local history and partnerships with community organizations