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Archive for the year 2011

On the air: IR prof discusses North Korea

The death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il has prompted speculation around the world, as well as a call seeking perspective from Dr. Douglas Woodwell, associate professor of International Relations at UIndy. Speaking Monday on WIBC-FM, Woodwell said a leadership change in the isolated nuclear nation could be a positive development, but many unknowns […]

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PT prof considers students’ learning styles

Dr. Stacie Fruth, associate professor in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, is a key source for a recent story in Today in PT magazine. The story addresses the various learning styles that PT students and even instructors bring to the classroom. Fruth, the 2009 UIndy Teacher of the Year, conducts assessments of the first-year doctoral students […]

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In the news: Greyhounds on the hardwood

Saturday’s Indianapolis Star carried a profile of UIndy senior point guard and communication major Adrian Moss, who has emerged as a leader this year on the Greyhound men’s basketball team. Heading into last weekend, the Franklin Community High School grad, who played two seasons at IUPUI before transferring to UIndy, was ninth in NCAA Division II in […]

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Choral students lend voices to ABC promotion

Members of UIndy’s Schola ensemble perform for the camera under the guidance of Associate Professor Paul Krasnovsky and WRTV producer Blake Brenneman. UPDATE: Watch the clip here. Donating time on the very last day before winter break, the UIndy chamber vocal ensemble Schola put its talents to use Friday at the request of WRTV-Channel 6. ABC affiliates around […]

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Alumna earns promotion in governor’s office

Anita Kolkmeier Samuel, a member of the UIndy Alumni Association’s Board of Directors, has been named general counsel for Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels. Samuel has been the assistant general counsel specializing in state personnel matters since 2005, according to the announcement from the governor’s office. She also serves as policy director for five state agencies: State […]

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Music students host elementary’s holiday show

Elementary school concerts often take place in echo-ridden gyms and cafeterias, but thanks to some UIndy music majors, the students of IPS School 65 were able to present their annual Winter Program in a venue that’s been called one of the finest in the Midwest. The adorable K-6 kids and their assembled teachers, parents and friends celebrated […]

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Teacher prep program gets $5M boost

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a grant of nearly $5 million to continue the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowships, in which UIndy is one of four participating universities. Conceived by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and launched in 2007 with $10 million from the endowment, the fellowships draw working professionals and recent graduates into an intensive […]

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UIndy comes through for United Way

Once again, the faculty and staff of UIndy have shown their generosity and community spirit in a big way, setting new campus records in this year’s workplace giving campaign for United Way of Central Indiana. The $55,000 goal set this fall was easily eclipsed by an intake of nearly $68,000, President Beverley Pitts announced today, […]

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Lugar urges young leaders to make their mark

U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar poses for a photo with UIndy presidential assistants during Saturday’s Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. The “Arab Spring” democracy movement in the Middle East is an example of how young people are driving new political trends across the globe, Sen. Richard Lugar said Saturday at UIndy. “It is a spirit that […]

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Sen. Lugar to speak Saturday on campus

Annual symposium will draw up to 500 students from throughout state    U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar is expected to focus on foreign policy Saturday when he delivers a keynote address to hundreds of Indiana high school juniors during the 35th annual Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders at UIndy.   The main program takes place from […]

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