Commissioned music to honor philanthropist DeHaan

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, UIndy has commissioned a classical music composition to honor a benefactor whose support made the center possible. Philanthropist Christel DeHaan (in green, pictured below) was in attendance in September when UIndy President Robert Manuel announced the commission during a gala anniversary celebration and opening of the University’s 2014–15 […]

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The hottest ticket in town

More than 4,000 tickets were snapped up within days when it was announced that internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was going to visit UIndy in October. Tyson spent nearly three hours on stage in the Nicoson arena, which he entered to whistles and a standing ovation from a packed-to-the-rafters crowd. Another 400-plus fans viewed the standing-room-only show on closed-circuit […]

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Construction of health pavilion now underway

Photo: It may be difficult to visualize the completed project now, but it will be clearer in the fall of 2015, when the new facility (on Hanna Avenue between Mathews and State) opens its doors. A host of city and state officials were on hand June 19 when the University broke ground on its four-story, $28-million UIndy Health Pavilion. A […]

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Eskenazi Health and UIndy Music launch Fellows Program

This summer, visitors to the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in downtown Indianapolis were greeted with piano music provided by UIndy students and students in the Pre-College Music Program at UIndy. The Eskenazi Health Music Fellows Program and corresponding UIndy Community Music Service Fellowship was developed by associate adjunct in Music Minju Choi and Michael Kaufmann, director of Special Projects […]

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University to offer support to families of first-responders

New scholarship will help children of fallen public safety professionals A new scholarship program at the University of Indianapolis will provide tuition-free undergraduate education to the dependents of Indianapolis and Marion County public safety employees who lose their lives in the line of duty. The Indianapolis Public Safety Scholarship Award is intended for the 4,200 employees that collectively staff the […]

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UIndy names longtime utility executive as CFO

An executive with more than 30 years of business and consulting experience has joined UIndy as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Michael P. Holstein was VP and CFO for the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator from 2001 to 2011, as the Carmel-based electric utility consortium grew from 100 to more than 750 employees. He previously served as a vice […]

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Grant supports STEM teaching collaboration

UIndy, charter school will use video analysis, industry input to improve math instruction A grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York will help the University of Indianapolis and nearby Christel House Academy charter school collaborate with local professionals from Dow AgroSciences to improve the preparation of math teachers and the academic performance of elementary students. UIndy is one of […]

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Lugar, Nunn to speak on campus

The University of Indianapolis will be hosting a public conversation featuring the authors of the landmark Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program: former U.S. Senators Richard G. Lugar and Sam Nunn. Lugar recently received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama, the nation’s highest civilian honor, for making the world safer and being committed to bipartisan problem solving. This moderated […]

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Professional Edge Center on a mission

UIndy’s new Professional Edge Center made its debut this fall, launching new programs and naming a rising local executive and civic leader to direct its mission of helping students begin and build their careers. Corey L. Wilson is the new associate vice president overseeing the Center, which provides students and recent graduates with opportunities for networking, mentoring, internships, community service, […]

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