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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‘Why Arts?’ event looks to city’s cultural future

More than 300 artists, patrons, and arts administrators gathered in UIndy’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall in December for a frank and spirited discussion on the challenges facing the Indianapolis cultural scene. “Why Arts? Why Indy?” was the brainchild of Dr. Kathleen Hacker, associate professor and chair of UIndy’s Department of Music. She was pleased with the turnout and plans to […]

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Milestones of UIndy History

        In honor of the March inauguration of Rob Manuel (page 5), we present a few highlights of UIndy history. 1902 Indiana Central University founded after Church of United Brethren in Christ accepts developer offer of 8-acre campus, $40,000 worth of buildings. 1904 College Building (later Ad Building, then Good Hall) completed. 1905 Rev. Dr. John T. […]

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Expanded nursing partnership; accolades for UIndy’s website

Nursing, St. Francis build on partnership As U.S. demand for primary healthcare services exceeds capacity, the University of Indianapolis and Franciscan St. Francis Health are expanding their educational partnership to help nurses advance their careers and become family nurse practitioners. Nurse practitioners can counteract the growing shortage of primary care physicians by providing such services as the initial evaluation of […]

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UIndy showcases successful young alumni

At UIndy, we’re proud of our alumni, which is why they are front and center in our most comprehensive advertising campaign to date. The University is employing television, radio, print, digital ads and billboards to illustrate how a UIndy education provides the foundation for a life of purpose. The campaign theme is “Inspired. For the rest of your life.” The […]

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Let the games begin to teach kids

As a first-year sixth grade teacher, Ben Bertoli ’11 had already learned the importance of catering to each child’s individual learning ability. While some are visual learners, for example, and others are hands-on types, it is important to provide something for each one. Bertoli wants to do just that—by bringing video games into his classroom. A passionate gamer himself, Bertoli […]

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