Faculty honored for scholarship, service

A number of faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to teaching, scholarship, and service at UIndy. Honorees received plaques and cash awards and are listed on a permanent display in the library. Assistant professor Barbara Winningham directs UIndy’s Nurse-Midwifery program, which she developed and which continues to be the only program of its kind in the state. She […]

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Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Theatre, Writing Lab

Research action at Jackson Students in the 2011 master’s of OT class are conducting research with the Jackson Center for Conductive Education in Mooresville, Ind. The center was founded by alumna Lara DePoy ’00. The study is titled “Can occupational therapists enhance a conductive education program with sensory integration for children with cerebral palsy?” Dr. Lucinda Dale has three student […]

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Physics & Earth-Space Sciences, Business, Education, Nursing

Would that require a chert chart? Chris Moore presented two papers during the spring semester: one at the annual Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeological conference and another at the Indiana Archaeology Council spring workshop. He also published “A Geoarchaeological Investigation of Chert Resources along the Wildcat Creek, Carroll County, Indiana” in Michigan Archaeologist. In May he worked with the student organization […]

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History, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Math, Music, Philosophy & Religion

Baptists, way back when In August Dr. A. James Fuller presented a paper, “19th-Century Baptists and the Cross” in a plenary session at a symposium at the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Athletes’ perceptions of coaches Dr. Jennifer VanSickle and Dr. Heidi Hancher-Rauch were coauthors of “Athletes’ Perceptions of Coaches’ Emotional Intelligence,” published […]

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Community Programs Center, Ecumenical & Interfaith Programs, English, and Financial Aid

AmeriCorps the beautiful UIndy has been selected to host a 2010–11 Indiana Campus Compact Service Engagement Corps AmeriCorps program. The program will engage 150 Indiana college student volunteers in AmeriCorps service each year, increase the number of college students engaged in service throughout the state, and strengthen campus and community relationships while fostering campus and community collaboration. UIndy student service-learning […]

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Art, Alumni Relations, Biology, CELL, Chemistry

Figures to be enlightening Dee Schaad contributed chapters to two books. “Action Figures” appears in the book Studio Ceramics: Advanced Techniques. The chapters “Inspiring Techniques” and “Figurative Soft Slab Sculpture” were included in Ceramic Sculpture, published by the American Ceramic Society. Carreño Studio and Gallery presented an exhibition of his ceramic works, “History, Myth, and Current Events,” in May. Seaworthy […]

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For ‘Shame’: Faculty at work on original musical; Hawthorne adaptation will launch theatre season

The summer was a busy one for University of Indianapolis faculty members Pete Schmutte and Brad Wright. Their task: to create a stage musical that will kick off the Department of Theatre’s 2010–11 season. Titled Shame, the work is an adaptation of The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic 1850 novel of sin and redemption in puritanical 17th-century New England. Opening […]

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Senator Lugar challenges teens to be leaders

Before an audience of parents, teachers, and 500 Indiana high school students at UIndy, U.S. Sen. Richard G. Lugar HD ’70 offered his perspective on current events—from unemployment and health care reform to war and diplomacy—and challenged the teens to take active roles in their communities and the world at large. The Dec. 12 event was the 33rd annual Lugar […]

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Blankets, Trustees, Nigeria, Upstart and more

Bunches of blankets for babies Newscaster, entrepreneur join Board of Trustees The University of Indianapolis Board of Trustees has voted to welcome a local newscaster and a construction entrepreneur to its ranks. Amber Stearns ’95, an Indianapolis native, is an award-winning news anchor at WIBC-FM, where she also hosts First Day from 8 a.m. to noon Sundays. The North Central […]

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Healthy Diploma debuts at UIndy

Broccolaureate? A new diploma program at the University of Indianapolis is designed to give graduates a healthy start on adult life and an advantage in the job market. The Healthy Diploma, similar in concept to an honors diploma, combines 15 credit hours of health and wellness courses with yearly assessments and individual coaching to orient undergraduates toward a lifetime of […]

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