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Archive for the year 2015

Expo to celebrate community service work

Students and faculty will present and celebrate their recent volunteer work and service-learning projects Wednesday during the UIndy Service Expo and Forum in Schwitzer Student Center. From 11 to 11:50 a.m. in the Schwitzer Atrium, visitors can see more than 30 examples of how the UIndy community lives its motto, “Education for Service.” “We are lifting up […]

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‘Christmas Celebration’ concerts this weekend

The Concert Choir is one of several UIndy music ensembles performing Friday and Sunday in “A Christmas Celebration” at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Traditional tunes and a few surprises are in store this weekend when the University of Indianapolis Department of Music stages its annual holiday production, “A Christmas Celebration.” UIndy’s choral, instrumental and […]

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Student project pits music against dementia

A creative capstone project developed by a UIndy graduate student is bringing smiles — and maybe something more — to residents at a Franklin nursing home. Laura Haw, who is pursuing a Master of Science in Gerontology through the Center for Aging & Community, wanted to study the effect of music on people with dementia. She was inspired […]

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Senior statesman shares insights with teens

Nearly 450 high schoolers from throughout the state gathered Saturday at UIndy for the 39th annual Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders, which opened in Ransburg Auditorium with an address by the former senator. NEWS COVERAGE: WXIN, ​WTHR, ​WISH, WRTV, WTTV,, Howey Politics Indiana With the United States facing complicated challenges around the world – from Russia to China […]

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Sociology professor cited in New York Times

Associate Professor Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice is a key source for a story in the New York Times on marriage proposal customs and expectations. Headlined “Marriages May Not Be Forever, but Our Obsession With Diamonds Is,” the story cites a 2006 study Miller co-authored and quotes her on more recent […]

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Director tapped to lead Summer Programs

The University of Indianapolis has selected an experienced higher-education professional to oversee its expanding catalog of summer classes and camps for students of all ages. Rachelle Merkel Diaz is UIndy’s first Director of Summer Programs, with responsibilities that include enhancing current offerings and developing new programming. Summer Programs at the university include: more than 200 […]

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Conference to celebrate collaborations

Faculty will showcase interdisciplinary projects at Cross-Pollination(s) Philosophy with Biology. History with Music. Business with Education. Education with Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training. The list goes on. UIndy faculty members have been working together outside their departmental boxes, and more than 50 of them will share their experiences in interdisciplinary collaboration this week during Cross-Pollination(s), a conference organized by the Office […]

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Krannert Library now serves body and mind

It’s official: Along with all the other amenities in the redesigned Krannert Memorial Library — the cool furniture, the connectivity, etc. — you can now grab a latte, a snack, a fresh sandwich and more. The Perk III and the Sub Hub are open for business on the ground floor of KML, adding to the range […]

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From Greyhound football to Federal Reserve

NCAA website features UIndy alum, successful bank examiner Stevan Savich Education in the classroom and on the gridiron has fueled success for Stevan Savich ’80 as a bank examiner and certified trust auditor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, he said. “Being able to participate in college sports is something that will help you for the rest of […]

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SATURDAY: Lugar address open to public

Longtime senator will discuss international challenges facing U.S. As foreign policy becomes a leading issue in the 2016 presidential race, one of America’s most respected voices on international affairs returns to the University of Indianapolis to share his insights on current tensions around the world. Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will deliver the keynote address Saturday at […]

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