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Archive for the year 2015

Peterson donates records to Mayoral Archives

UIndy President Robert Manuel shows off the third-floor view this afternoon while taking former Mayor Bart Peterson on a tour of Krannert Memorial Library. Former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson enjoyed looking through records and artifacts from his two-term administration as he prepared to entrust them to the Mayoral Archives at the University of Indianapolis. “It’s been […]

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Dining Services honored for hiring practices

The Indiana Association of People Supporting Employment First has awarded its 2015 Employer Award to UIndy Dining Services for its practice of hiring people with disabilities. Ted Polk Jr., UDS’ human resources director, accepted the statewide award Friday at the Indiana APSE annual conference. Polk said he works with organizations such as Easter Seals, Goodwill Industries […]

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New leadership society inducts first members

The new UIndy chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success inducted its first cohort of students with a Dec. 12 ceremony in Ransburg Auditorium. More than 170 University of Indianapolis students have taken a step toward greater personal and professional development, which they celebrated during a special event last weekend. The occasion was the inaugural […]

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Adam Driver: From UIndy to ‘Star Wars’

The reviews are rolling in, and critics seem to agree that Star Wars: The Force Awakens lives up to the hype and is poised to be one of the biggest box-office smashes of all time. Vital to this success, no doubt, are the acting chops that Adam Driver – who portrays Vader-like villain Kylo Ren […]

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University issues call for public comment

The University of Indianapolis is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The university will host a visit April 4-6, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The University of Indianapolis has been accredited by the commission since 1947. […]

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In the news: Forensics, Comm, History

Dr. Krista Latham and UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics field team were featured this week in an episode of Crime Watch Daily, a syndicated TV news magazine that airs on stations across the country, including local WXIN-Fox59. Latham and the team of Human Biology graduate students have been assisting Boone County officials in trying to identify a woman […]

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Excel Center, UIndy celebrate shared vision

UIndy President Robert Manuel speaks Tuesday at a ribbon cutting for the Excel Center’s University Heights location. Looking on are (left) Kent Kramer, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana; Scott Bess, president and COO of Goodwill Education Initiatives; and Erika Haskins, director of the school, which provides high school education and other […]

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VIDEO: Students sign up for Greyhound Village

A line of students ringed the Schwitzer Student Center atrium Monday to stake out their space at Greyhound Village, a new kind of apartment living for upperclassmen that opens next year at the University of Indianapolis. Future roommates Patrick Magee, Reece McColly-Fleener and Matt Scheumann joined President Robert Manuel in signing a ceremonial 2016-2017 lease to kick […]

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Special events ease stress of Finals Week

Finals Week has arrived, and though few look forward to the exams themselves, UIndy students have multiple opportunities to get last-minute academic assistance or simply take a break from the stress of studying. The run-up last week included Wednesday night’s Commuter Pizza Party, with free food and prizes such as gloves and ice scrapers for commuter […]

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Communication majors stage first film festival

A documentary, an animated short and two dramas – all written and directed by UIndy Communication majors — will see their public premieres Thursday night when students from the Applied Television course present the inaugural 317 Film Fest. The event, planned for 8 to 10 p.m. in the UIndy Health Pavilion’s R.B. Annis Auditorium, will […]

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