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Archive for the year 2014

In the news: Archeology & Forensics Team

Dr. Krista Latham and the student team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory are subjects of the cover story in the latest NUVO Newsweekly. In an extensive piece headlined “Immigration: A journey of death,” NUVO News Editor Amber Stearns (a UIndy alum) wrote about the team’s humanitarian work over the past two years: Two trips to southern […]

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Men’s basketball starts season with streak

After opening the season with a 6-0 winning streak, the UIndy men’s basketball team debuted at No. 16 this week in the NABC/Division II coaches poll. Senior forward/center Joe Lawson averaged 25 points and 8 rebounds in last weekend’s victories over Tiffin and Central State, earning Player of the Week honors from the Great Lakes […]

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New service course teaches culture and more

UIndy students Hannah Hornsby, center, and Hannah Gayhart, right, work with children at Laurelwood Apartments through a new service-learning course. “Is this obtuse?” asks 11-year-old Angel, pointing to her math homework from IPS School 65. UIndy junior Hunter Hamm patiently explains the various types of angles to Angel and her classmate DeLawrence. It’s one of […]

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Faculty Forum explores TB and Christmas Seals

Professor Stephen Nawrocki is perhaps best known for his work in forensic anthropology, but he’ll reveal a different interest during this month’s Faculty Forum. “The Scourge of Tuberculosis and the Christmas Seal Campaign” is the topic of Nawrocki’s presentation at noon Wednesday in the Trustees Dining Room of Schwitzer Student Center. Refreshments will be served, […]

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Students to present service work Wednesday

UIndy’s “Education for Service” philosophy will be on full display Wednesday during the semiannual Celebration of Service in Schwitzer Student Center. More than 70 students representing 22 courses and student organizations will share their stories of volunteerism and service-learning – from local projects to international efforts – during the Student Service Expo from 11 a.m. […]

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Precautions in place to guard against disease

With Ebola and other infectious diseases still in the news as the holiday travel season begins, UIndy is assuring students, faculty and staff that all recommended measures and precautions are in place to guard against possible outbreaks and respond to any such concerns arising in the campus community. The university follows guidelines set forth by […]

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‘Christmas Celebration’ concerts Dec. 5 and 7

A rich tradition of holiday song will be explored Dec. 5 and 7 when the University of Indianapolis Department of Music stages its popular annual Christmas Celebration concerts. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Ruth Lilly Performance Hall of UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts […]

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Lawrence teen earns Lugar leadership award

Lawrence North High School student Edric Zeng has been chosen to receive the 2014 Richard G. Lugar Distinguished Student Leadership Award, presented annually to an Indiana high school senior by the Lugar Academy at the University of Indianapolis. Former Senator Lugar, a distinguished professor of political science and international relations at UIndy, will present the award to Zeng on Dec. […]

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Student pianist wins statewide competition

UIndy senior Kevin Ellenberger came away with one of the top honors at the Music Teachers National Association State Performance Competitions, held Saturday at Ball State University. Ellenberger’s 30-minute performance of selections by C.P.E. Bach, Kodaly, Messiaen and Shostakovich won the piano category in the Collegiate/Young Artist division for ages 19-26. The piano performance and finance major […]

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Pastors, author to discuss same-sex marriage

What does the Bible really say about same-sex marriage? Eighty United Methodist Church pastors have registered for a Dec. 3 conference at UIndy to discuss that very question, and the morning keynote presentation is open to the campus community and the public. The topic is undoubtedly controversial, says event organizer Michael Cartwright, dean of Ecumenical & […]

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