A super time

The UIndy campus was an exciting place to be in the days and weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, and the buzz hasn’t worn off. The University co-hosted a panel discussion involving three Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee members who were instrumental in bringing the big game to the city: John Lechleiter, chair, president, and CEO, Eli Lilly & […]

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Business journal notes Super Bowl attention

by Scott Olson. Reprinted with permission of IBJ Corp., IBJ.com, copyright 2012.  The University of Indianapolis on the south side of the city is receiving a slew of attention from the Super Bowl that no amount of advertising could buy. The National Football Conference champion New York Giants are practicing on the campus of the 5,500-student private college, which is […]

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Clock watcher

Larry Hanni ’58 has gone to every single Indianapolis Colts home football game for the past 28 years. That’s 282 games, and he’s missed only two preseason games. But Larry hasn’t been able to watch a single game. Why? He’s too busy watching the clock. In 1984, when the Colts arrived in Indianapolis, Larry applied to be part of the […]

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Impressive appointment

For Anita Samuel ’98, UIndy was the perfect place to launch her political career and help land her current position: general counsel and policy director to the governor of Indiana. Samuel was appointed as general counsel in December—10 years after her graduation from law school in 2001—having served as assistant general counsel to Gov. Mitch Daniels since 2005. Now her […]

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Animal magnetism

UIndy junior Megan Juchcinski, a social work and psychology major, loves children and animals, so she knew that a summer internship at Sea World’s Adventure Camp in San Antonio, Texas, would be perfect for her. But there are only three such camps in the United States (the others are in Florida and San Diego).  And 250 people had applied to […]

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Color her creative

UIndy’s Anna Elzer is using an unusual approach in leading a special service project. As a result, she’s known on campus as the “colored pencil lady.” With her passion for helping others, this creative education major is raising funds for three groups in the Central American country of Belize by creating and selling colored pencil bracelets. The University enjoys an […]

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UIndy’s president to retire

University of Indianapolis President Beverley Pitts has announced that she will retire at the end of the 2011–12 academic year, ending seven years at the helm of the state’s third-largest private college. President Pitts informed the University’s Board of Trustees of her decision at their October 3 meeting and informed the campus the following Monday in an email message to […]

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STEM education keeps UIndy on national map

UIndy continues to gain national attention for its efforts to prepare K-12 teachers in the vital STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The University recently received its second-ever grant from the National Science Foundation, $150,000 to help redesign undergraduate teacher-preparation programs. The funds will be used for a new initiative aimed at producing more science teachers for high-need […]

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UIndy launches second program in China

A new college in China bears the UIndy name and promises new opportunities for students and faculty on both sides of the Pacific. ZYUFL-UIndy International College houses UIndy’s second joint-degree partnership with a Chinese institution. Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages built the new facility in the city of Shaoxing, about three hours from Shanghai, to offer a three-year associate’s […]

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Alumni are the stars in new UIndy ad campaign

UIndy has always been proud of its alumni. But this year we have a new way of showing it—through advertising. The University has embarked on its most comprehensive advertising campaign to date, employing television, radio, print, digital, and billboards, and it is putting alumni front and center, illustrating how a UIndy education provides the foundation for a life of purpose. […]

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