Travelers’ check: Class of 1960 gift

When people think about giving a class gift to a school, the usual items come to mind: creating a scholarship, naming a classroom, purchasing artwork. These are all thoughtful, generous gifts. But when members of the class of 1960 thought about giving back to UIndy for their golden anniversary, they knew they wanted something different. It was Arlene Lenich ’60 […]

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The Arts at UIndy: Shake up your routine!

63 days. 36 events. (And that’s just the first two months.) UIndy’s jam-packed arts season began August 30 with the INvision: Photography 2010 art exhibition, and this year’s lineup includes dozens of events you won’t want to miss. So shake up your routine and take advantage of the huge range of cultural events—many of them free. For details on the […]

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Exploring byte-size teaching: 7 ways

1. Second Life: A virtual world online “Meet me on iLEAD Island” may soon become a common phrase for students in the program. Somers and Bouzar have been working with a vendor to develop an entire iLEAD island within Second Life, complete with buildings, offices, classrooms, meeting space, and “outdoor” theater. Somers and Wheeler already are on the island, represented […]

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Byte-size teaching

Technology is changing the nature of teaching & learning. If you think that the Internet is somewhere “out there” and the classroom is “in here,” you might want to drop by UIndy for a look at the college education of 2010. Today, the distinction between classroom instruction and online activity is blurring. What’s more, faculty are integrating technological tools such […]

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Fever? The doctor’s in

Craig Stull ’05 is living proof that following your passions is always best when choosing a major. His decision to do just that has provided him an amazing career in professional sports. A 6-footer, he hasn’t seen a minute of time on the pro basketball court. But he’s essential to team owners filling stadiums all around the country. Craig’s Quick […]

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They get credit for that?

You know you’ve asked that question yourself as you’ve seen news stories or perused academic course catalogs. And we’ve all lamented the evils of grade inflation while singing the praises of the good old days when we were in school and had to work for our degrees. (And had to walk to school barefoot through the snow, by the way, […]

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ALL THE NEWS that’s fit to—post ?

It’s no secret that journalism, particularly of the print variety, is going through some tough times these days. Randy West ’64, editor and chief photographer of the Corydon Democrat for 35 years, is being inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in April. Under his leadership, the Corydon Democrat won the Hoosier State Press Association’s Blue Ribbon Award for […]

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Realizing a Dream

‘ Somebody partnered with me and I didn’t even know it ’ “I believe that the pursuit of a dream is not like anything else you can strive for.” When Katie Holden spoke these words at a luncheon last fall, she had a lot on her mind. For 17 years, Katie was taking classes on and off in pursuit of […]

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Celebrating a life

‘ This means we are able to carry on his name and his spirit’ Scott Kail ’02 had never intended to create a scholarship at the University of Indianapolis. But when his good friend and classmate Chad Davidson passed away in 2001, Scott and Chad’s family and friends wanted to honor him. Chad had been battling cancer since the spring […]

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Hearts for Haiti

With an impoverished haiti reeling from a devastating earthquake, Uindy students and staff have risen to the call. “Hearts for Haiti,” a joint venture of the Catholic Student Association and United Methodist Student Association, collected funds to support aid efforts. The annual International Dinner became a silent auction and benefit that raised $3,600. both the Social Work Association and Circle […]

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