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Archive for the year 2009

History site features UIndy anthropology prof

Dr. Gregory Reinhardt, professor and chair of UIndy’s Department of Anthropology, is the subject of an interview at Heritage Key, a website devoted to archeological sites and museums of the ancient world. The article explores Reinhardt’s research in Alaska and other Arctic areas, where since 1979 he has excavated and studied the remnants of the […]

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Alumnus tapped for journalism Hall of Fame

UIndy graduate Randy West of Corydon is among six people selected for induction in April into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. West was editor and chief photographer of the Corydon Democrat for 35 years, leading the newspaper to a whopping 14 Blue Ribbon Awards from the Hoosier State Press Association as the state’s best […]

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UIndy grad promoted by Indianapolis Indians

A recent University of Indianapolis graduate’s sport management degree has led him to a front-office job with the Indianapolis Indians. Kyle Fisher has been promoted to ticket sales executive with the Tribe, the Triple A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Founded in 1902 — the same year as UIndy — the Indians are the second-oldest minor league […]

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Women’s basketball team remains undefeated

The University of Indianapolis women’s basketball squad, ranked No. 4 nationally in the latest USA Today/ESPN Division II poll, raised its record to 9-0 last week with a win over previously undefeated Lynn University of Florida. The start is one of the program’s best ever, second only to the 11-0 mark set in 2007-08 during head coach LeAnn Freeland’s […]

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Students raise over $7,000 for cancer programs

University of Indianapolis students were honored for their fund-raising prowess at the recent Susan G. Komen Circle of Hope sponsor/volunteer recognitition event. Several student organizations collaborated this fall during UIndy’s “Pink Week” to collect more than $7,000 in contributions for the Indianapolis affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which aims to eliminate breast cancer through […]

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City begins work on Hanna Avenue renovation

Years in the planning, the renovation of Hanna Avenue as it passes through the UIndy campus is well under way. The city project includes widening the roadway between U.S. 31/East Street and Carson Avenue and installing a landscaped median. The university itself is investing about $2 million in conjunction with the road work, primarily for […]

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Butera named D-II National Coach of the Year

After a 38-2 season that included a trip to the Elite Eight, UIndy volleyball head coach Jody Butera has been named 2009 Division II National Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The team set several program records this fall, including most wins in a season and highest winning percentage, .950. The […]

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Senator Lugar challenges teens to be leaders (see video clips)

Before an audience of parents, teachers and more than 500 Indiana high school students today, U.S. Sen. Richard G. Lugar offered his perspective on current events — from unemployment and health care reform to war and diplomacy — and he challenged the teens to take active roles in their communities and the world at large. The event […]

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Music grad on the rise in Cincinnati jazz scene

A recent UIndy graduate is making a name for himself on the Cincinnati music scene. Wade Baker’s work as a jazz trumpeter earned him a Cincinnati Entertainment Awards nomination this year and a feature story in this week’s CityBeat newspaper. In the story, he recalls how he was mentored by the professional musicians who teach […]

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Dean appointed for School of Business

The new business dean at the University of Indianapolis plans to build on a history of networking with the business community – locally and internationally – to create opportunities for students.   Sheela N. Yadav was named to lead UIndy’s School of Business, effective Dec. 1.   A specialist in supply chain and engineering management, […]

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