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Business school sees jump in enrollment

As UIndy welcomes its largest-ever freshman class this fall, the School of Business is seeing an increase of its own. Enrollment in the introductory course for business majors, BADM 100, has risen to 126 from last year’s 99, a jump of 26 percent. Business Dean Karl Knapp attributes the growth to several factors, including social […]

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New digital media programs begin this fall

Both traditional and adult students can prepare for careers in emerging communications fields through new digital media programs starting this fall at UIndy. Digital Media Studies is a bachelor of science program, unique in Indiana, that includes courses in writing and content, design, software development, marketing and public relations, communication law and analytics. Aimed at […]

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MBA students excel in business competition

A student team from UIndy’s Saturday Executive MBA program has scored in the top 1 percent among more than 1,300 teams in a national business simulation competition. Greg Crafts, Justin Libak, Brian McIntire and Adejare Windokun were students this summer in MBA 690, a capstone course intended to tie together the full range of business […]

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In the news: lacrosse, first family, forensics

The first season is more than a year away, but the UIndy men’s and women’s lacrosse program leads a story in this week’s Indianapolis Business Journal. Sports business reporter Anthony Schoettle talks with Sue Willey, our VP for Intercollegiate Athletics, about why adding the sport is a strategic move for Midwestern universities. Subscribers can read the story […]

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In the news: UIndy alumni on the rise

Mary Myers, who earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from UIndy, has been named chief nursing officer for St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, St.Vincent Women’s Hospital, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent and the St.Vincent Stress Center. She previously served as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Indiana University Health West Hospital in […]

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Groundbreaking touts power of partnership

Elected officials, UIndy faculty and project partners turn dirt Thursday morning to launch construction of the new Health Pavilion at Hanna and State avenues. NEWS COVERAGE: WTHR 6:30 a.m. WTHR noon WISH WXIN WRTV WFYI-FM Indy Star NUVO Newsweekly Inside Indiana Business University Business A host of city and state dignitaries were on hand this […]

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Health Pavilion groundbreaking set for June 19

Four-story center will transform academic programs, spark economic activity The University of Indianapolis will break ground June 19 on a four-story, $28 million Health Pavilion that will house UIndy’s healthcare- and wellness-related academic programs as well as industry partners and clinical facilities to serve the community. With indoor and outdoor amenities open to the public, […]

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TV: President details 5-year development plan

University President Robert Manuel discussed the new UIndy Health Pavilion and other aspects of the five-year, $50 million campus development plan during an appearance this weekend on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. UIndy will break ground June 19 on the four-story Health Pavilion, which will open in Fall 2015 to house industry partners and […]

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Marketing prof talks Indy 500, online gaming

Associate Professor Larry DeGaris, director of UIndy’s Sports Marketing program, is one of five national motorsports experts interviewed by the personal finance website Wallet Hub for a report titled “The Indianapolis 500 By The Numbers.” Along with an interesting infographic (how much fuel do the cars burn per lap?), the post includes the experts’ views […]

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Alums in the news: Woodworking, journalism

Sunday’s Indianapolis Star carried a story about UIndy alum Marc Adams, whose woodworking school in rural Whiteland remains one of the largest and busiest institutions of its type in the nation. Featured in UIndy’s Portico magazine back in 2004, the Marc Adams School of Woodworking now employs 12 full-time instructors, along with many expert guest […]

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