Fall 2014: Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Mathematics & Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy & Religion, School for Adult Learning, School of Business

Kinesiology: Working out and eating right This spring Matt Beekley and Mindy Hartman-Mayol published “Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library Update on Nutrition and Athletic Performance” in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Mayol, Briana Scott, and Beekley published “Multi-Dimensional Wellness Outcomes Among Undergraduate Students: A Comparison Study” in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Hartman-Mayol […]

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Selling a school

Education & business profs collaborate on school marketing advice Words like “product” and “consumer” don’t always come easily to people who are devoted to teaching, but the rise of charter schools and school vouchers has created a highly competitive environment in which families have choices about where to send their kids for K–12 education. Without the traditional geographic customer base, […]

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Fall 2014: Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Health

School of Education: School-based field experiences pay off The School of Education has continued to pursue innovation in both elementary and secondary education programming. With financial support from the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, faculty have been reinventing the undergraduate program for secondary education to connect theory and practice by focusing on the activities of teacher candidates in […]

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Fall 2014: Psychology, Social Sciences, Theatre, Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship Program

School of Psychological Sciences: Is that easy to remember? With Jeremy J. Davis ’09 serving as lead author, Jacqueline Wall co-authored “Examining Verbal Memory on the Word Memory Test and California Verbal Learning Test—Second Edition” for publication in the journal Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. With Crystal Cederna-Meko ’09 serving as lead author, Steven Koch (adjunct faculty) and Wall co-authored “Youth […]

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Book released to honor anniversary of airline disaster

On July 19, 1989, United Airlines Flight 232 lost an engine and all hydraulic controls on its way from Denver to Chicago, tumbling into the Sioux City, Iowa, airport in a fiery crash landing that was captured on video. Though 112 passengers died, 184 miraculously survived, largely as a result of the heroic efforts of the crew and rescue workers […]

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Spring 2014: Anthropology, Art & Design, Athletic Training, Biology, CAC, CELL, Communication, Communications & Marketing, Ecumenical & Interfaith,

Anthropology: DNA at the crime scene Forensic anthropologist and assistant professor of biology Krista Latham ’03 traveled with UIndy students in February to the Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Seattle, Wash. Latham and her students gave several presentations: “Secondary DNA Transfer: Could Secondary DNA Transfer Erroneously Place You at a Scene of a Crime?” with […]

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Spring 2014: English, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Math & Computer Science,

English: Showing his appreciation Michael Milam wrote the foreword and was editor for the second edition of A Guide to Appreciating English Literature by Wei Jian, published by Zhejiang University Press, 2014. (Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages is a UIndy partner school in the city of Shaoxing, China.) Milam was the translation editor for Growing with Yiwu: My Yiwu […]

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Spring 2014: Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy & Religion, Professional Edge Center, School for Adult Learning, Business, Education

Modern Languages: No need to pardon their French Peter Vakunta has helped to create the new UIndy Francophone Club, which offers students opportunities to interact with Francophones and Francophiles on campus and in the local community. The club creates a forum where students can improve their French language proficiency and gain deeper insight into the cultures of France and Francophone […]

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Spring 2014: Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychological Sciences, Social Sciences, Theatre, Woodrow Wilson

School of Nursing: Making women’s health a priority For a week in October, a team of 22 community members, UIndy students, adjunct faculty, and faculty traveled to the Dominican Republic to provide women’s health services through the Good Samaritan Hospital program to the residents of the city of La Romana. Faculty included Barb Winningham, Jody Perez, Paula Stephens-Bibeau, and Cheryl […]

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Winter 2014: Anthropology, Athletic Training, Biology, CAC, CELL, Chemistry,

Anthropology: Helping to ease the heartbreak Forensic anthropologist and assistant professor of biology Krista Latham ’03 discussed her volunteer work near the U.S.–Mexico border at this year’s Provost Lecture held on October 1 at UIndy. “Beyond Borders: Forensic Science and the Journey Home” described the work of Latham and four graduate students who traveled to southern Texas earlier this year […]

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