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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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In the news: MBA alumni making their mark

Several graduates of UIndy’s Master of Business Administration programs are making their mark in the world of commerce, according to recent news reports. Jody L. Anderson has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a consumer finance company that provides loan products primarily to customers with limited access to consumer […]

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Pro Edge job fair will help students connect

Students looking for income and experience can learn about local work opportunities Tuesday when UIndy’s Professional Edge Center hosts the annual Student Employment Fair. The event from 1 to 4 p.m. in UIndy Hall will feature nearly 40 employers looking to fill full-time and part-time positions and internships. Students are encouraged to bring their résumés and “dress […]

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Innovative education MBA program to expand

From left at today’s announcement are Margaret Hoernemann, superintendent of Avon Community Schools; Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation; N. Clay Robbins, president and CEO of Lilly Endowment Inc.; and UIndy President Robert Manuel. NEWS COVERAGE: Chalkbeat Indiana Indianapolis Business Journal Inside Indiana Business Philanthropy News Digest Lilly Endowment pledges $14.48 million toward Woodrow Wilson […]

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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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