‘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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Civic leadership institute gaining broad support

Lilly Endowment, Fairbanks Foundation contribute to city archive project Major philanthropic organizations are getting behind UIndy’s plan to establish an Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives and make Indianapolis a global case study in urban revitalization. A $2-million grant this summer from Lilly Endowment Inc. is the largest single contribution to date in the University’s $7.5-million capital campaign for […]

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UIndy arts schedule: 2012–2013

UIndy Arts is back in action with more than 100 arts and cultural events on its schedule—most of them free Art exhibitions The Art Gallery in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center kicks off the 2012–13 arts season with the exhibition “FAB Crew: City Walls to Gallery Walls.” The FAB Crew (short for Fantastic Aerosol Brothers) will create a large-scale […]

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‘Green’ Roberts Hall opens with solar flair

Roberts Hall opened in August as the new home for 170 upperclassmen. UIndy’s seventh residence hall, located on Hanna Avenue between Cravens and Warren halls (once the Trimble Hall site), features single- and double-occupant rooms, semiprivate bathrooms, and a fitness center, among other amenities. The hall could eventually house more than 200 students. Continuing the University’s commitment to green construction, […]

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Room to move

The Movement Science Lab in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy received a big makeover this past year, moving from a small 550-square-foot space to one that is more than 1,700. “It means having a better space for research and activities,” says Margaret Finley, KSPT director of research. “We have many faculty and students who study movement science research and […]

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Visiting speakers challenge and inspire

Nobel laureate has stunning saga to relate International activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee inspired an audience Wednesday, February 15, at UIndy’s Ransburg Auditorium with the story of how women in her native Liberia banded together across ethnic and religious lines to end a long civil war and depose a cruel dictator. Her part in helping to […]

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