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Archive for the year 2009

Business prof: Simon mall acquisition makes sense

Matt Will, associate professor of finance at UIndy, was interviewed at the Inside Indiana Business studios today about the announcement that Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group is acquiring Prime Outlets, which operates 22 outlet centers in major metropolitan markets. Will says Simon spotted an opportunity to expand into a growing segment of the retail world. Story and […]

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Midnight Breakfast eases strain of finals week

Fall semester final exams are upon us here at UIndy, but amid the stress of marathon late-night study sessions, a longstanding tradition reminds students that they’ve chosen an institution that cares. The Campus Program Board’s popular Midnight Breakfast opens its buffet line at 11:59 p.m. tonight for an anticipated crowd of more than 400 hungry and […]

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Carroll County teen selected to receive Lugar student leadership award

Carroll Junior-Senior High School student Andrew Miller is the recipient of the 2009 Richard G. Lugar Distinguished Student Leadership Award, presented annually to an Indiana high school senior by the Lugar Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders at the University of Indianapolis.   Senator Lugar is scheduled to present the award Saturday, Dec. 12, during his annual […]

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Public television documentary on aging in Indiana now available on DVD

A new public television documentary about aging in Indiana is designed to spark discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing older adults and the communities where they live.   “When Did I Get Old? Reflections on Aging Today” combines expert panel discussions with profiles of active seniors throughout the state. Produced by WFYI Productions in […]

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Volleyball captain earns NCAA academic award

Kyleigh Turner, co-captain of UIndy’s regional champion volleyball team, is a recipient of the inaugural Elite 88 Academic Award for NCAA Division II volleyball. The new award goes to the student-athlete with the highest GPA at each of the NCAA’s national championships. It was presented to Turner at Wednesday’s Elite Eight volleyball banquet in St. […]

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Volleyball team heads to championship tourney

The UIndy volleyball team makes its first-ever Elite Eight appearance this week, joining its rivals in Minnesota for the NCAA Division II Volleyball Championship Tournament. At 8:30 p.m. Thursday, the ninth-ranked Greyhounds face host and defending national champion Concordia University of St. Paul. Concordia’s Golden Bears have set a D-II record with 71 straight wins, […]

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Tiger’s troubles won’t wreck his commercial value, sports marketing professor says

Update: Dr. Laurence DeGaris was interviewed by the UK’s Guardian newspaper and by WIBC radio in Indianapolis. Tiger Woods has issued a public apology for unspecified personal behavior. Although an embarrassing personal incident has Tiger Woods in an unflattering media spotlight this week, the flap is unlikely to cause lasting damage to his status as […]

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Afghanistan strategy requires more than troops, international relations professor says

Update: Dr. Milind Thakar was interviewed in the WISH-TV studios Tuesday and also talked with Fox59 television and WIBC/Network Indiana radio. President Obama’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan will displease many of his supporters, but it is the only responsible course for the United States to take right now, says an international relations expert […]

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UIndy taps Bartolomeo to lead football program

The University of Indianapolis has promoted Bob Bartolomeo to its head football coaching position. After six seasons as the Greyhounds’ defensive coordinator, he will assume his new role immediately. With 35 years of experience, primarily in central Indiana, Bartolomeo has coached at nearly every level, from high school to Division II to Division I bowl […]

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CELL receives $7.5 million for education reform

With Lilly Endowment support , new ventures will target middle school improvement, principal preparation, business input University of Indianapolis education experts will greatly expand their efforts to bring fresh ideas and vital support to Indiana schools as a result of a new $7.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership […]

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