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Archive for the year 2012

Men’s hoops continues undefeated streak

The UIndy men’s basketball team heads into the holidays with its perfect record intact at 8-0 after Wednesday’s 70-62 home win over Ferris State. Four Greyhounds scored in double figures, led by junior guard Reece Cheatham, a sports management major, with 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals. Coach Stan Gouard‘s squad was […]

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‘Why Arts?’ event video available online

For those who missed the “Why Arts? Why Indy?” panel discussion that took place Dec. 10 on campus, a lightly edited video of the evening is now posted for online viewing, thanks to the folks at WFYI Productions. Organized by Dr. Kathleen Hacker, chair of UIndy’s Department of Music, the event featured Michael Kaiser, president […]

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Drake named dean for Arts & Sciences

After a national search, the University of Indianapolis has selected Jennifer Drake, professor of English, to be dean of its College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Drake has served since August 2011 as acting dean of the college, which is UIndy’s largest academic unit, comprising 14 departments in the humanities, sciences, social sciences and fine […]

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Music students to host School 65 concert

Students from IPS School 65 performed last year to a packed house in UIndy’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall. This year’s holiday concert begins at 6 p.m. tonight. Kids from a local elementary school will be well prepared and enjoying elegant surroundings tonight when they present their holiday program, thanks to UIndy students from the campus chapter […]

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PT professor earns honor from alma mater

Dyer Diehl, assistant professor in UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy, has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the PT program at his alma mater, North Carolina’s Elon University. Dr. Diehl joined UIndy in 2008 and teaches neuroscience and neuro rehab. His research interests include loss of balance in older adults and alternative exercise treatments for […]

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UIndy students tackle muddy challenge

One man’s torture is another man’s treasured memory, apparently, because UIndy seniors Joshua Rundquist and Daniel Batteiger say they have no regrets after competing in the national World’s Toughest Mudder competition. The event, which took place last month in New Jersey, is a 24-hour ordeal in which participants try to complete a 10-mile extreme obstacle […]

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State honors CAC director for healthcare work

Dr. Ellen Miller, executive director of UIndy’s Center for Aging & Community, received the state health commissioner’s Award for Excellence in Public Health on Monday in recognition of her outstanding contributions in promoting, protecting and providing for the health of people in Indiana. Commissioner Gregory Larkin, M.D., thanked Miller for helping ISDH in its “daily […]

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National, local leaders discuss future of arts

The Circle City’s cultural community came out in force Monday as UIndy hosted a discussion by prominent local arts figures on the topic “Why Arts? Why Indy?” Featured guest Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., urged local arts organizations to tackle their financial and audience concerns with a combination […]

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UIndy, senator announce new Lugar Academy

UIndy President Robert Manuel looks on as Sen. Richard Lugar fields questions Friday while announcing the university’s new Richard G. Lugar Academy. Indianapolis Star story WRTV report WIBC report Plans include high-level internships, events in Indianapolis and D.C. U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will rejoin the faculty of the University of Indianapolis in January and help UIndy […]

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Volleyball puts UIndy in first Final Four

UPDATE: Historic season ends against Tampa The UIndy volleyball team made university history this week with a 3-1 win over New Haven at the NCAA D-II Volleyball Championship Elite Eight in Florida. The Greyhounds face the University of Tampa Spartans at 8:30 p.m. tonight in Final Four action at the West Florida Field House in […]

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