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Archive for the year 2010

Evansville-area teen receives Lugar Center honor

Eugene Mumford of Griffin, Ind., is the recipient of the 2010 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. 11, during his annual Lugar Symposium for […]

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History students separate pirate fact from fiction

Though UIndy does not officially endorse piracy as a career, students can explore the reality and the mythology of that lifestyle tonight during a program organized by Dr. Samantha Meigs’ Experiential Studies students. A Pirate’s Life for Me will be an interactive open house in the conference rooms of Schwitzer Student Center’s lower level. From […]

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UIndy stage production lands rave review

The latest offering from the University of Indianapolis Department of Theatre,  Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, received high praise this week from Nuvo Newsweekly. Reviewer Josefa Beyer awarded 4.5 out of 5 stars to the production, citing “perfect performances” by lead actresses Chelsea Wood and Stephanie Kuscera, as well as worthy contributions from the rest […]

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New scholarships build on Lugar Center mission

In conjunction with annual symposium, UIndy will award $10,000 annually to each of 10 incoming student-leaders The University of Indianapolis has established a new scholarship program for Indiana high school students who attend the annual Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. The Lugar symposium, which this year takes place on Saturday, Dec. 11, brings […]

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Prof opens window on obscure academic world

Every few years, the world’s leading scholars of medieval Arabic mathematics gather on Africa’s northern coast to discuss their passion. As one might imagine, it’s a small and somewhat eccentric club. Nonetheless, Professor Jeffrey Oaks, chairman of UIndy’s Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, is among those select few, and he amused an audience of […]

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UIndy alum, once an intern, now a partner

In the late ’90s, when Stephanie Willison was a University of Indianapolis student, she interned at the Greenwood financial services firm Sherman & Armbruster PC. Now, having employed her UIndy accounting degree through more than a decade of work as a certified accountant and financial planner, she has returned to the firm as a principal, […]

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Tony Award-winning play opens Friday at UIndy

Chelsey Wood, left, and Stephanie Kuscera play the title roles in the classic Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, the season’s second production for the University of Indianapolis Department of Theatre. Update: Read 4.5-star Nuvo review The University of Indianapolis Department of Theatre continues its season this weekend with the classic Tom Stoppard play Rosencrantz & […]

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UIndy teacher-prep program ‘ahead of the curve’

Dr. Jennifer Drake, director of UIndy’s Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship Program, is co-author of an opinion column that appeared in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star. The Woodrow Wilson teaching fellowships, launched at four Indiana universities and now spreading to other states, offer a $30,000 stipend for a rigorous one-year master’s degree program designed to draw career-changers and […]

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UIndy education experts discuss New Tech

UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning was a key source for a story appearing in several Indiana newspapers about the rise of the New Technology High School model in Indiana. CELL introduced the New Tech model to the state through its annual conference and now supports a statewide network of schools implementing the […]

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Faculty-staff chili contest feeds worthy cause

The UIndy community enjoyed a tasty lunch for a good cause last week when the Krannert School of Physical Therapy staged its third annual Chili/Stew/Soup Cook-Off. The Nov. 17 event in Martin Hall raised more than $400 for the Arthritis Foundation. Diners paid a $5 donation to enjoy a bottomless trip through an array of […]

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