Curtain Call

(Doctor of Humane Letters:  Jim Ream)  First of two Commencement ceremonies on May 6, 2017.  (Photo by D. Todd Moore, University of Indianapolis)

Jim Ream never imagined that he’d be a theatre professor. He certainly didn’t imagine he would be at one place for 45 years. Having earned his master’s degree in religion, Ream thought about creating a traveling religious drama troupe, but teaching at a college seemed like an interesting idea. To him, it was “just a pipe dream.” But in 1972, […]

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Professor Honored For Military Chaplain Service

Brigadier General Jeffrey Hauser of the Indiana National Guard (left) awarded the military’s Legion of Merit and Joint Service Commendation medals to UIndy Professor Gregory Clapper in a 2016 ceremony at the Guard’s Stout Field in Indianapolis. Dr. Gregory Clapper’s service to the U.S. Armed Forces was recognized recently when he was awarded the prestigious Legion of Merit decoration and […]

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2017 Faculty/Staff Awards

The University of Indianapolis recently recognized outstanding achievements of University employees with the announcement of the 2017 Faculty/Staff Awards. The awards highlight exceptional performance, commitment to teamwork, student mentorship and overall excellence. Faculty Achievement Award for Research: Katie Kivisto Faculty Achievement Award for Leadership: Matt Will Faculty Achievement Award for Service: Elizabeth Turner Faculty Achievement Award – College of Health […]

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UIndy 360

Want to know what is new and exciting at your alma mater? Check out our news blog to read the stories of the University of Indianapolis.

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Traveling city sculpture gets the UIndy treatment

Several senior nursing majors were the first in line for photos when the Visit Indy sculpture was deposited October 12 outside the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. From left, they are Erin Veerkamp, Taylor Cotherman, Lauren Kehrt, Bailey Grieshop (below, seated), Virginia Buckley (above, seated), Jacqlyn Hicks, and Brittany Newsom (standing). Visit Indy’s tourism-touting “ndy” sculpture arrived to herald the […]

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New degrees offered on campus

New engineering program offers industrial, software specialties Amid rising workforce demand, the University of Indianapolis began offering bachelor’s degrees in engineering this fall. The first phase of the program is focused on Industrial & Systems Engineering and Software Engineering, two specialties not widely available in central Indiana. “This program continues the momentum of the University of Indianapolis as we develop […]

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Summer classes at UIndy & new rehabilitation clinic opens on campus

It’s never too early to think about summer classes! Summer opportunities at UIndy are bigger than ever, with a wide selection of courses to meet college students’ academic needs, as well as programs for all ages that develop athletic, musical, and creative interests. The University offers more than 200 summer undergraduate courses, allowing students to catch up on college credits […]

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Series opener featured Leppard, premiere

UIndy’s Faculty Artist Concert Series opened its 2015–16 season September 21 with a gala performance featuring Raymond Leppard, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra conductor laureate and UIndy artist-in-residence, and the premiere of a composition honoring Indianapolis-based philanthropist and former Board of Trustee member Christel DeHaan. As announced at the 2014 opening gala, which celebrated the Center’s 20th anniversary, the University commissioned a […]

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Blue & red: the new colors of transportation in Indianapolis

The first of two anticipated BlueIndy electric car sharing stations at UIndy is officially operational, giving students more transporation options around Indianapolis. The five-car station at Hanna and State avenues, adjacent to the UIndy Health Pavilion and across the street from Key Stadium, was “commissioned” in mid-October and was put to use immediately, said Bob Briggs, BlueIndy’s director of business […]

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University partners with neighborhood housing agency

The University of Indianapolis welcomed an important economic development partner to the greater University Heights area in October, when the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership cut the ribbon on its new INHP South office, located essentially on campus in a house leased from UIndy at 1414 National Avenue. INHP revitalizes neighborhoods by helping families become and remain long-term homeowners, a mission […]

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