Fall 2017: College of Health Sciences Update

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New athletic training program launches The College of Health Sciences launched a master of science program in athletic training. The program focuses on advanced, hands-on skills in multiple clinical placements. With small student-to-preceptor ratios, students will participate in five clinical rotation semesters at a variety of sites and have easy access to Indianapolis medical systems. Center for Aging join College […]

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Fall 2017: School of Education Update

National Science Foundation grants $1 million to STEM teaching program Kathy Stickney, associate professor of chemistry, was the principal investigator for a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. Deb Sachs, director of the Teach (STEM)³ Program, and Kim Baker, assistant professor of biology, were co-principal investigators. STEM refers to the fields of science, […]

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Fall 2017: Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences Update

ANTHROPOLOGY Professors present new book at symposium Two faculty and six graduate students presented research at the 37th Annual Mountain, Desert & Coastal Forensic Anthropologists Meeting. Krista Latham, associate professor of biology & anthropology, and Alyson O’Daniel, assistant professor of anthropology, organized a symposium based on the “Sociopolitics of Migrant Death,” a book they co-edited and published in August. Two UIndy […]

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Fall 2017: General University Update

UIndy leads at 7th International Symposium on Service Learning The University had the largest faculty delegation at the 7th International Symposium on Service Learning (ISSL), held at the National University of Ireland in Galway. The University of Indianapolis co-hosted the event with NUI Galway and Stellenbosch University (South Africa). Several faculty members presented research on the impact of service learning […]

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Winter 2016: Anthropology & Archeology, Art & Design, Biology, CELL, Communication, Counseling Center, English, Enterprise Application & Development, Institutional Review Board, Kinesiology

Anthropology & Archeology: Digging up Indiana’s history A short article by Dr. Christopher Moore ’04 on his public archaeology work at the Baum’s Landing archaeological site has been published in the online journal Indiana Archaeology.  He also had a book chapter published in the edited volume The Archaeology of Events. At UIndy in September, Dr. Moore co-hosted (with the Indiana […]

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Winter 2016: Physical Therapy, Math & Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy & Religion, Physics & Earth Space, Education, Nursing, Social Work

Krannert School of Physical Therapy: A fellowship for leadership Dr. Frank Bates recently completed a year-long fellowship with the American Physical Therapy Association’s Education Leadership Institute. Dr. Stephanie P. Kelly ’91 ’92 (dean)delivered the keynote address, “So You Want To Be A Superhero,” to the new class of fellows at the conference. In October Dr. James Bellew presented “Use of […]

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Winter 2016: Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Student Affairs, Theatre, Woodrow Wilson, Writing Lab

School of Occupational Therapy: Bettering Belize Several faculty led a group of alumni and students on a two-week service trip to Belize this past summer. Dr. Candace Beitman, Dr. Jennifer Fogo ’85 ’87, and Dr. Julie Gahimer ’85 (Krannert School of Physical Therapy) took 21 UIndy OT and PT alumni and students from the Doctor of Health Science, Master of […]

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Grant to fund study of Congolese refugees

Two University faculty members were awarded a $20,000 grant to study community adjustment and health care access among women who settled in the Indianapolis area after fleeing armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding from the Indiana Minority Health Coalition will support Through Their Eyes: Refugee Women’s Experience with Health and Health Care in Indianapolis, a project […]

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Fall 2015: Academic Success Center, Anthropology, Art & Design, Athletic Training, Biology, CAC, Chemistry, CHS, Communication, Service-Learning, English

Academic Success Center: Taking charge Debbie Spinney is president-elect for the Association on Higher Education and Disability in Indiana. AHEAD is the national association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education. Anthropology: The imagery of Indians In March Dr. Gregory Reinhardt (chair) presented “Indians Everywhere: Strange and Surprising ‘American Indian’ Imagery” at the Alaska Anthropological Association […]

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Fall 2015: History & Political Science, Kinesiology, PT, Mathematics & Computer Science, Modern Languages

History & Political Science: Hoosier history In February Dr. A. James Fuller presented “Hoosier Friends and Senators: Daniel D. Pratt and Oliver P. Morton in the U.S. Senate” at the Meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Fuller spoke about “Abraham Lincoln and Oliver P. Morton, Partners for the Union” at the 150th Anniversary of […]

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