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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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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