Experts debate Syria at Fairbanks Symposium

A new annual symposium at UIndy kicked off October 8 with a foreign policy panel discussion featuring top national experts. “The Great Debate: Is Action in Syria America’s Least Bad Option?” was the opening event of the inaugural Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership, presented by UIndy’s Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives in partnership with Indiana Humanities. […]

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University Heights park plans announced

A vacant lot near campus will soon become a community park and nature education center, thanks to the collaborative efforts of UIndy, the University Heights Neighborhood Association, and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Representatives of all three groups announced the plans Homecoming day from the one-acre site at the northeast corner of Mathews and Edwards avenues, which once held UIndy’s Cummins Apartments. […]

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A head start on the business world

The University of Indianapolis prides itself on producing students who are prepared to meet today’s challenges once they leave the University and enter the workforce. While for some schools this is only a slogan, at UIndy, several student-run businesses are working to make it happen. A creative spark Dr. Samantha Meigs, associate professor of history, is the director of the […]

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‘I am here thanks to you’

It’s no secret: attending college can be expensive. But thanks to generous donors and friends, UIndy students are able to receive scholarships that help them to pursue their education. Each autumn, students take time to share their gratitude with donors via handwritten letters and phone calls. Enjoy this smattering of comments shared from the thousands of students who have benefited […]

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Conversation about city’s cultural scene to continue

Last December, “Why Arts? Why Indy?” brought more than 300 artists, patrons, and arts administrators to campus to discuss the challenges facing the city’s cultural scene. (Pictured are members of last year’s panel.) The event will return this year on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Participants are encouraged to share their vision for […]

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Join the conversation: First Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership set for October

Senator Richard G. Lugar will be among the speakers at the inaugural Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership on October 8 and 9 in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. This year’s symposium will focus on civility and will include a distinguished panel of experts exploring that theme. Indiana Humanities is partnering with UIndy to sponsor this event. The evening of […]

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A career advantage

Alumni integral to Professional Edge Center One especially exciting development emerging from the University’s strategic planning process (visit www.uindy.edu and click on “Vision 2030”) is a merger of the Office of Alumni Relations with those of Career Services and Community Programs, which connects students with volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the community. Every group engaged in the Vision 2030 conversations […]

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“Beyond Borders: Forensic Science and the Journey Home”

Provost’s Lecture: Tuesday, October 1 4:30–6 p.m., Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center The deaths of hundreds of undocumented migrants in southern Texas is the focus of the inaugural Provost’s Lecture. Assistant professor Krista Latham directs UIndy’s Molecular Anthropology Laboratory, teaches in the Biology and Anthropology departments, and works on human-remains cases in UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory. Latham has more […]

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We saved a seat for you!

Remember the best seats in the library? You know—the beloved and historic egg chairs? The ones you studied in, daydreamed in, and even napped  in? (That’s former president Dr. Gene E. Sease to the left, sampling the wonders of one of these classic chairs.) The egg chairs have occupied the Krannert Memorial Library since 1977 and were in need of […]

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UIndy welcomes new dean, archivist, and vice president of Advancement

English professor named dean for College of Arts & Sciences After a national search, UIndy in December selected Dr. Jennifer Drake, professor of English, to be dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. Drake has served since August 2011 as acting dean of the college, which is UIndy’s largest academic unit, comprising 14 departments in the humanities, sciences, social […]

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