Spring 2015: Social Work, Business, Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Theatre, Advancement, Woodrow Wilson

Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work: Help around the world Dr. Phylis Lan Lin co-edited Service-Learning in Higher Education: Building Community Across the Globe with Bellarmine University’s Dr. Mark R. Weigand and IUPUI’s Dr. Antoinette R. Smith-Tolken. The book was published by the University of Indianapolis Press in January 2015 and included contributors from five countries. In January Dr. […]

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Winter 2015: Anthropology, Art & Design, Biology, CELL, Chemistry, Communication, English, History & Political Science, Kinesiology

Anthropology: International research Bioarchaeology graduate student Heidi Miller received a grant from the Indiana Academy of Science for her study of French skeletons in Canada. In October graduate students Miller, Rebecca Brower, and Lizzie Oakley presented papers at the annual meeting of the Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association in Allendale, Mich. In April Christopher Schmidt gave a presentation at […]

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Winter 2015: Physical Therapy, Mathematics & Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy & Religion, Social Work, Physics & Earth-Space Sciences, Business, Education

Krannert School of Physical Therapy: Service does a body good Julie Gahimer ’85 and Jeanette Anderson ’97 ’10 co-authored “Assessing the Impact of a Short-Term Service-Learning Clinical Experience on the Development of Professional Behaviors of Physical Students: A Pilot Study.” The article was published in the October issue of the Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. In October […]

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Winter 2015: Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychological Sciences, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Theatre, Woodrow Wilson, Writing Lab

School of Nursing: Sharing good health Becca Cartledge ’06 (right side of the photo) traveled to Ecuador in June and presented an all-day women’s health workshop in Saraguro. She also presented a class for women in the city of Loja. School of Nursing faculty and students spent a week in October serving the women and children of the Dominican Republic […]

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Fall 2014: Anthropology & Archeology, Athletic Training, Art & Design, Biology, CAC, CELL, Service-Learning, Communication, Ecumenical & Interfaith, English, History & Political Science, Institutional Review Board

Anthropology & Archeology: No bones about it Krista Latham ’03 (Biology & Anthropology) and seven Human Biology graduate students of the University of Indianapolis traveled to the Mountain, Desert, and Coastal Forensic Anthropologists meeting in Boulder City, Nev., in May. UIndy had a strong showing with five presentations: “Over the River and Through the Woods” by Justin Maiers and Latham; […]

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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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