Art with a heart: Design student creates Honors legacy

When Ashley Seaton ’10 came up with the idea for her senior Honors Project, she wasn’t even sure it would be possible.  A Visual Communication Design major and Business minor, Ashley has always had a passion for the arts. So when it came time to propose her Honors College project (an independent project required of all upperclassmen in the program), […]

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Lamberson Legacy Reverberates

As a teacher, it can sometimes be hard to know the effect you’ve had on students, to know how you may have changed lives or whether your example really mattered. But in the case of James Lamberson, a professor in the Department of Music from 1966 to 1982 and chair of the department for 10 years, there is no question. […]

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Best of UIndy—60s Style

“While enjoying the ‘Best of UIndy’ article in the Winter 2011 Portico, I began to drift through layers of memory to the early 1960s and UIndy’s precursor, Indiana Central College. I thought about the alumni of those halcyon days and how they might respond to the questions posed to students of 2011. Allow me to take that test.” —Jim Brunnemer […]

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For the record: Enrollment, AP numbers up

The new freshman class at the University of Indianapolis is not only the largest ever—sending total enrollment to a new record of 5,240—but also one of the best-prepared. Among the 855 freshmen are 33 high school valedictorians and salutatorians, the second-highest total in UIndy history. The class arrived with a record 1,164 advanced placement credits, more than triple the 348 […]

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CELL to oversee $33-million teacher development project

The University’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning has been selected to manage Indiana’s new $32.7-million effort to improve schools through a system of professional development, evaluation, and performance-based bonuses for teachers. The initiative is intended to boost student achievement while rewarding and retaining talented teachers in schools with high-need student populations. CELL is administering the program on behalf […]

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Thriving programs create need for new UIndy Graduate School

The continued growth in the enrollment, variety, and prestige of UIndy’s graduate-level programs has led to the creation of a new school and an important new position at the University. Veteran faculty member and administrator Dr. E. John McIlvried was selected this fall to be the first dean of the University of Indianapolis Graduate School, a structure created to coordinate […]

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Students choose the best of UIndy

What would you say was the “Best of UIndy” when you were a UIndy student? What was the best residence hall on campus? The best in campus cuisine? The best intramural sport? More than 200 students completed a survey to tell us what’s best at UIndy. How does this list compare to your era at your alma mater? What’s the […]

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Facing the adventure

One of the most appealing aspects of UIndy’s freshman move-in day is the family photo session, courtesy of the Alumni Office. It’s a day of remarkably choreographed movement in residence hall parking lots, as scores of volunteers manage lines of cars loaded with mini-refrigerators, mp3 players, clothes, tables, lamps, posters, stuffed animals, and much more. It’s a day of faculty, […]

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a biochemist!

When people think of biochemists, they probably don’t think of award-winning skydivers. Or vice versa, for that matter. But if you’re talking about 31-year-old Tiffany Lamb ’00, then the two descriptions do go together. Tiffany majored in biology and chemistry at UIndy and is now a senior scientist at Ventana Medical Systems in Tucson, Arizona, working on cancer detectionand cancer […]

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‘Personal attention unleashed’ on TV

If you’re a television watcher in central Indiana, you may have noticed that the University has a tongue-in-cheek ad campaign touting the personal attention our students enjoy. Four 30-second “Personal Attention Unleashed” videos, starring UIndy faculty and students (and even the president), hit YouTube and Facebook in the spring and were deemed ready for prime time. The ads will run […]

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