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Friday career fair features over 50 employers

Students looking for internships or full-time positions in their fields of interest should check out the Professional Edge Center‘s Spring Career Fair, scheduled 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in Schwitzer Student Center’s UIndy Hall. The event will feature representatives from more than 50 employers in a range of industries, including government, finance, accounting, health and wellness, transportation, education and […]

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UIndy grad set to launch food-delivery service

This introductory video above explains the Mealski concept. Watch WISH-TV report Years of planning will come to fruition Feb. 13, when recent UIndy grad Dan Owenby launches Mealski, a new kind of food-delivery service. The app-based business will rely on an Uber-style fleet of independent drivers and establish online ordering systems for restaurants that otherwise […]

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In the news: Kinesiology, Business, Education

Dr. Matthew Beekley, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, is a key source for a Natural Health magazine story on the benefits of walking and other simple exercises that can be incorporated into one’s daily routine. “Many scientists believe that being sedentary should be considered a disease in itself,” Beekley says in the piece, which you […]

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Skillman pledges $500K for Nicoson upgrade

UIndy President Robert Manuel presents a game ball to auto dealer Ray Skillman during a special announcement at halftime of the men’s basketball game Thursday. Auto dealer’s gift will buy new floor, lights and more for Greyhound basketball The University of Indianapolis’ successful basketball teams – including an undefeated men’s squad currently ranked third in the […]

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‘People to watch’ list includes President Manuel

UIndy President Robert Manuel is among the local movers and shakers named to The Indianapolis Star’s list of “Indy’s 15 people to watch in 2015,” published today. “The University of Indianapolis president has been pushing UIndy to invest in and improve its campus and its Southside neighborhood since he took office in 2012,” the article […]

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UIndy ranks among Top 5 business news videos

As news outlets look back on their top stories of 2014, it’s clear that UIndy’s campus and neighborhood development plans piqued the interest of the state’s business community. An interview segment with President Robert Manuel was the fifth most popular video produced and posted last year by Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick and its widely […]

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Progress continues on UIndy Health Pavilion

No longer just an imposing steel framework at the corner of Hanna and State avenues, the UIndy Health Pavilion is starting to look more like that building we’ve seen in the drawings. Late last week, a crew from Sofco Erectors began attaching enormous concrete and brick facing panels — each weighing 16,500 pounds — to […]

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Alumna receives statewide teaching award

UIndy alumna Kara Heichelbech, a teacher at Clark-Pleasant Middle School in Greenwood, has been named this year’s Outstanding Middle Level Teacher by the Indiana Business Education Association. The statewide award was presented at the organization’s recent annual conference in Indianapolis. A 2012 graduate, Heichelbach spent more than a decade in the corporate world before entering the […]

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Pro Edge event explores business of sports

Auto dealer, racing team owner and UIndy alum and trustee Dennis Reinbold addresses students, faculty and alumni Wednesday during a Professional Edge Center networking event at the Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Shop. Students and young alumni interested in “The Business of Sports” enjoyed some firsthand perspective Wednesday from key local leaders in the field. The […]

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Professional Edge Center names key staffers

UIndy’s Professional Edge Center has appointed three assistant directors to serve as liaisons between students, faculty, alumni and specific growth industries around the state. The center works with local employers and professionals to develop internship, mentorship, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for students and new graduates. The center also seeks to create career pipelines in entrepreneurship […]

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