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Archive for the year 2012

Alumna to serve in new state administration

UIndy graduate Anita Kolkmeier Samuel, general counsel for Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, will have a prominent role in the new administration of Mike Pence. Indiana’s next governor announced this week that Samuel, a member of the UIndy Alumni Association’s Board of Directors and its Executive Committee, will be the director of the state Department of […]

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Lugar to announce post-Senate plans at UIndy

U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will appear Friday at the University of Indianapolis to make an announcement about his next steps after leaving office in January. The Senate’s senior Republican will be joined by university President Robert Manuel in a news conference at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the west lobby of UIndy’s Esch Hall, Hanna and […]

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Furry friends help ease exam stress

Visiting greyhound Luna was among the friendly canines on duty Tuesday during the Counseling Center’s “Dog Days” event, a pre-finals tradition at UIndy. Those dogs outside the Schwitzer Center dining hall Tuesday weren’t looking for a handout, just a chance to share a little love and peace of mind. With first semester final exams looming next […]

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Prof to discuss German poetry and culture

Dr. Gerburg Garmann, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages, will discuss contemporary German poetry on Wednesday in the next installment of UIndy’s Faculty Forum lecture series. Sack lunches are welcome and light refreshments will be provided for the presentation, which runs from noon to 1 p.m. in Schwitzer Center’s Trustees Dining Room. “Berlin Rewritten: From Post-Wall […]

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Fall brings good eats for good causes

The weather is getting cooler again this week, but there’s some hot, yummy food to be had on campus, with proceeds supporting worthy causes. The Krannert School of Physical Therapy hosted its fourth annual Chili/Stew/Soup Cook-Off at lunchtime today in Martin Hall, raising $400 in contributions for the Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children, […]

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Alumnus leads historic Indianapolis church

UIndy graduate the Rev. David A. Hampton was installed this week as senior pastor of the northwestside Light of the World Christian Church. Established in 1866, Light of the World is Indiana’s oldest predominantly African-American congregation, according to the story in the Indianapolis Star. Hampton succeeds Bishop T. Garrott Benjamin, who had led the church for more […]

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UIndy volleyball returns to Elite Eight

UIndy volleyball coach Jody Rogers (at podium) is joined by senior players (from left) Amy Oldenburg, Kourtney Crawford and Kristina Kerrigan during a campus pep session Thursday in Schwitzer Student Center. The UIndy volleyball team is advancing to the Elite Eight for the second time in four years after hosting and winning the NCAA Division […]

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Greensburg student to receive Lugar award

A Greensburg teen has been chosen to receive the 2012 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. Macy Ballard, 17, attends Greensburg Community High School, where she has been an A student, a three-year class […]

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UIndy degrees lead to state’s Hot 50 Jobs

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has released a new Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs ranking, and once again, the future looks bright for graduates of UIndy’s top programs. Physician, registered nurse and physical therapist top this year’s list, corresponding nicely to UIndy’s programs in pre-medicine, nursing and physical therapy. Other UIndy-related disciplines in the Top 20 […]

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Volleyball celebration planned for Thursday

The campus community is pulling out all the stops Thursday to support UIndy’s No. 19 volleyball team as it prepares to host the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional. The top-seeded Greyhounds will face Rockhurst at 5 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the eight-team battle, which continues through Saturday at Ruth Lilly Center. Faculty, students, […]

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