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Archive for the year 2017

UIndy nursing educator trains students with passion and commitment

On a recent tour of the University of Indianapolis’ School of Nursing, Rebecca “Becca” Cartledge introduced visitors to “Lou,” one of the lifelike mannequins used to train nursing students in the Nursing Simulation Lab, also known as the Sim Center. Cartledge, the nursing coordinator who runs the Sim Center, outlined Lou’s impressive capabilities, including the […]

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UIndy business students give back for spring break

The University of Indianapolis Student Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) continued its tradition of giving back during spring break with a visit to Habitat for Humanity in Savannah, Ga., in March. While Habitat for Humanity is the biggest service opportunity of the year for business students, it’s one of many service-learning projects available throughout the year, […]

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Top books to read by women writers according to UIndy English profs

March is Women’s History Month and so it’s a perfect time to celebrate some of the greatest female authors and the books they’ve written. We asked three UIndy English professors, all who study different eras of women’s literature, to share with us their favorite books written by women.

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VP Sue Willey forges pioneer’s path for women in athletics

Ask Sue Willey for the key to success in leading collegiate athletics and she’s likely to tell you “perseverance pays off.” Across four decades, Willey, the vice president for Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Indianapolis, has served as a pioneer for women’s athletics at UIndy, where she helped to build Greyhound Athletics into a […]

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University of Indianapolis hosts screening of “Bottom Dollars,” forum discussion on sheltered workshops and sub-minimum wage

In partnership with Indiana Disability Rights, the University of Indianapolis will present “Bottom Dollars,” a Rooted in Rights original documentary, at 6:00 p.m., March 28, at the R. B. Annis Auditorium in the University of Indianapolis Health Pavilion. “Bottom Dollars” was created to “expose the exploitation of nearly 250,000 people with disabilities in the U.S. […]

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$5 million gift from Indianapolis scientist will address STEM and engineering workforce gaps – launching the R.B. Annis School of Engineering

The University of Indianapolis announced today the launch of the R.B. Annis School of Engineering in the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences through a transformational, $5 million gift honoring one of Indianapolis’ most revered scientists and innovators. The gift, given in honor of the late Robert B. Annis, an inventor and scientist, will advance […]

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Martinsville, Homestead claim top spots in 2017 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards

Martinsville High School was named Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2017 Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) awards Monday at the University of Indianapolis. Crown Point High School was the Television School of the Year runner-up, while Carmel High School was the runner-up […]

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University of Indianapolis study to examine epidemic of teen substance addiction through $300K grant from National Institute of Health/National Institute of Drug Abuse

College of Applied Behavioral Sciences study to address obstacles to overcoming addiction A study conducted by University of Indianapolis researchers examining the epidemic of teenage substance abuse will be supported through a grant from the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Drug Abuse. The $300,000 NIH/NIDA grant will support the study by the College of […]

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University of Indianapolis provost office hosts mock crime scene

The University of Indianapolis Provost Office was the scene of a “crime” recently as the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency (IMCFSA) trained a new forensic scientist and provided a real-life learning experience for criminology students.  To the untrained eye, it might have been a disturbing sight: blood spatter, bullet holes – and even a dummy […]

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Timeline display explores contributions of female scientists and mathematicians for Women’s History Month

A visual illustration on display in Martin Hall in honor of Women’s History Month highlights the history of women in science and mathematics. Sophomore Emily Taner and senior Marissa Thomas created the timeline as a project for the Gender and Ethnicity in Math and Science (GEMS) course. Krysi Leganza, associate professor of mathematics and computer […]

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