‘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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‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

Ancestry.com partnership plays key role in University Series. UIndy students, faculty, and staff are exploring their roots, thanks in part to a first-of-its-kind partnership with Ancestry.com. Through the campus Internet connection, the UIndy community has free access to the genealogy website’s 11 billion searchable documents and images, which include census records, prison logs, ship manifests, historic newspapers, and yearbook photos […]

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Indiana Historical Society exhibit features 110 years of UIndy history

The history of the University of Indianapolis is now a part of Destination Indiana, an interactive visitor experience at the Indiana Historical Society’s downtown headquarters. The Destination Indiana exhibition features an array of touchscreens that allow visitors to explore points of interest around the state and take self-guided journeys through time with historic photos, documents, and accompanying text. The UIndy […]

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Homecoming 2012

Homecoming 2012 at UIndy, October 6–7, brought big wins all around, not the least of which was the Greyhounds’ 56-0 rout of visiting St. Joseph’s on Saturday night. UIndy went on to capture the conference title a few weeks later. Festivities this year included the Greyhound Village, which featured games, snacks, an inflatable obstacle course, carnival fun, and classic hits […]

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Crowe Hall dedication provides special Homecoming moment

A poignant interlude amid the October 6 Homecoming activities was the rededication of the former New Hall dormitory as Ray & George Crowe Hall, honoring two UIndy alumni who went on to become barrier-breaking figures in the history of American sport. Attending the afternoon ceremony were many members of the Crowe family, including Stephanie Crowe ’11, great-niece of the two […]

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Roberts Hall Dedication, September 25, 2012

“We stand here today in front of Roberts Hall, named for the first president of this university, who also was one of its founders. J. T. Roberts was a minister in the Evangelical United Brethren Church, which chartered this institution in 1902 as Indiana Central University. As a seminary graduate who also had bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Hartsville College, […]

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