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Archive for the year 2011

In the news again: UIndy’s Healthy Diploma

Today’s Indianapolis Star carries a front-page story about Healthy Diploma, UIndy’s program designed to give students a leg up on the job market and a healthy lifestyle. Featured in the piece are Department of Kinesiology Chair Lisa Hicks, who developed the unique degree concentration, as well as two participants: senior exercise science major Renee Zeltwanger of Bremen […]

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Seats remain for Sunday Christmas concert

Friday night is a sellout, as usual, but some tickets still remain for Sunday’s performance of “A Christmas Celebration,” the popular annual concert presented by UIndy’s Department of Music. The Sunday show begins at 4 p.m. in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall. The program includes performances of seasonal music by several of […]

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Greek film series continues this week

UIndy’s Office of Hellenic Studies continues its Modern Greek Cinema Series this week with two showings of the 2009 film Homeland. The movie, in Greek with English subtitles, is described as “an explosive parable of Greece coming apart at the seams, shown through the spectrum of a very dysfunctional family.” It premiered at the Venice Film Festival and […]

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Speech team takes first place at weekend meet

The UIndy Speech Team wrapped up its 2011 schedule in style last weekend with another first place win, this time at Kentucky’s Transylvania University. The team scored 55 points higher than the second place competitor, a little school called Purdue University. Award winners included Cameron Sabotin, Jason Kegerreis,  Ashley Stanford, Jacki Dillman, DyNishia Miller, Meredith Bullock, Olivia Bohnhoff and Heather Dolne. […]

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In the news: Alumni on the move

UIndy graduate Dan Neufelder, president and CEO of Wisconsin-based Affinity Health System, has been named chairman-elect of the Wisconsin Health Association for 2012. He will serve as chairman in 2013. Neufelder, who earned his master’s degree in business administration from UIndy in 1989, joined Affinity in 2006. He previously served in executive roles at Memorial Hospital […]

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Greyhounds knock off #1 Bellarmine in OT

Fans stormed the court Thursday night at Nicoson Hall after the UIndy men’s basketball team pulled off a 99-94 overtime upset against Kentucky’s Bellarmine University, last year’s NCAA Division II national champions. Here’s part of WRTV-Channel 6’s account of the game: UIndy trailed by double figures in the first 5 minutes of the game, but […]

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UIndy and city christen new Hanna Avenue

Associate VP David Wantz (rear) looks on Thursday as UIndy President Beverley Pitts (left), Indianapolis Deputy Mayor Michael Huber and student government President Valerie Wilson cut a ribbon to mark the end of road construction on Hanna Avenue.   Indianapolis leaders joined UIndy and its neighbors Thursday in celebrating the new, improved and safer Hanna Avenue, as […]

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Lugar award goes to Brownsburg teen

Brownsburg resident Krystal Shirrell is the recipient of the 2011 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. 10, during the 35th annual Lugar Symposium […]

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Friday brings arts galore to Wheeler building

UIndy’s Community Programs Center has assembled a holiday-themed extravaganza Friday at the Wheeler Arts Community in Fountain Square, in conjunction with the city’s monthly First Friday gallery tour. From 6 to 10 p.m., the Fountain Square Arts Council will present its inaugural Super Fabulous Holiday Art Mart, featuring unique gifts created by local artists. The […]

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Student productions open this weekend

Undergrads are calling the shots this weekend as the Department of Theatre opens its annual round of student-directed productions, a collection of scenes and single-act stories from top playwrights, fully staffed and designed by UIndy students. After the free campus sneak preview at 8 p.m. Thursday, performances continue at 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday and […]

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