UIndy breaks ground on seventh residence hall

Scheduled to open in August 2012, Roberts Hall (named in honor of John Taylor Roberts, the University’s first president) will be located between Warren and Cravens halls on the south side of Hanna Avenue. Like its most recent predecessor—East Hall, which opened in 2009—the new dormitory will be aimed at upperclassmen, with a stylish décor, large lobbies and common areas, […]

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Best of the best

Sporting a new design since May, the University of Indianapolis website—www.uindy.edu—was the big winner in the 2011 EduStyle Higher-Ed Web Awards announced in August. The UIndy site claimed top honors for Best Overall Website and Best Home Page, in each case leading the pack in both professional judging and “people’s choice” online voting. The awards were announced at the sixth […]

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Meet UIndy’s new alumni director: ‘Tell me your story’

Have you ever sat next to someone at a crowded airport and in casual conversation learned that you shared something in common—graduation from UIndy, for instance? Or, have you ever recognized a face at a reunion or UIndy alumni party, realizing that it was someone you hadn’t seen for 10 or 50 years, then crossed the room to say hello […]

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Don’t miss these great art events!

UIndy will present more than 100 arts-related events again this year, offering a broad variety of vocal and instrumental music performances, theatre productions, art exhibitions, readings, and lectures. Most are free to the public and many are family-friendly. Here’s a teaser—but be sure to visit the arts website for the complete calendar. The Faculty Artist Concert Series opens its 31st […]

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TV documentary explores UIndy teaching fellowship

University of Indianapolis alumni and administrators feature prominently in a new public television documentary about preparing math and science teachers for the 21st-century classroom. Produced and written for WFYI in Indianapolis by Emmy-winning local broadcaster Kim Jacobs, “The Game Changers” follows the first two years of the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship program. Aimed at career-changers and recent college graduates, […]

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Professor’s curriculum coup gives students a competitive advantage

Supply chain management. Customer relations maximization. It’s pretty heady stuff, but it’s becoming more concrete to students enrolled in Jerry Flatto’s Information Systems classes. In a world of cross-connecting organizational processes and integrated marketing practices, business students at UIndy are learning about the comprehensive business environment through specialized software in use by businesses across the country.And that gives students an […]

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WICR’s HD3 boosts programming, student opportunity

WICR 88.7 FM listeners may have noticed a clear difference when WICR-HD1 was introduced in 2004 as Indiana’s first public HD station. HD2 was launched in 2007. Now the University-owned public radio station has expanded its HD lineup again with HD3. “For quite a while, WICR’s popularity as a dual format station playing classical and jazz music was becoming a […]

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UIndy by the numbers

90,000 square footage of the new air-supported dome, which will be the practice facility for the NFC team during the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis 5,240 UIndy enrollment total in 2010–11 (another record) 2,798 miles to Ecuador, where nursing students recently volunteered in free clinics 1986 Indiana Central University was renamed University of Indianapolis 89 percent of UIndy students who […]

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And don’t they say putting on a show is like having a baby?

The University of Indianapolis School of Nursing and the Department of Theatre are partnering with HealthNet to host a women’s event during this year’s Spirit & Place Festival, by performing the play Birth, which shares the childbirth stories of eight pregnant women with humor, poignancy, and insight. At the cornerstone of each story lies personal choice and putting women at […]

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Green, green grass of dome

Just a few days before the NFL lockout ended, state-of-the-art artificial turf was laid inside the dome at UIndy’s new Athletics & Recreation Center, the designated practice site for this season’s NFC champions in advance of Indianapolis’s first Super Bowl, February 5, 2012. The building’s transformation into an indoor football facility, funded by contributions to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host […]

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