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‘Apprentice’ winner Rancic to speak March 18

He was Donald Trump’s first apprentice, and now he’s coming to UIndy. Businessman, reality TV star and motivational speaker Bill Rancic will offer tips on personal branding and career development March 18 in an exclusive appearance for the campus community, presented by the UIndy chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Seating is […]

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Grant supports STEM teaching collaboration

UIndy, charter school will use video analysis, industry input to improve math instruction A grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York will help the University of Indianapolis and nearby Christel House Academy charter school collaborate with local professionals from Dow AgroSciences to improve the preparation of math teachers and the academic performance of elementary […]

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UIndy launches 5-year, $50M development plan

UPDATE: News coverage so far has included: The Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis Business Journal, Inside Indiana Business, WTHR, WISH, the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, WXIN-Fox 59 and WFYI radio. The University of Indianapolis Board of Trustees has approved a five-year plan of capital projects and educational enhancements that comprise a $50 million investment in the university and the neighboring community. “This action arises from […]

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Lean? Business prof wrote the book(s) on it

Lean manufacturing is something of a family business for UIndy Associate Professor Chris Harris, who has just published his fifth book on the subject. Like its predecessors, the new tome — Capitalizing on Lean Production Systems to Win New Business: Creating a Lean and Profitable New Product Portfolio – was co-authored with his father, Rick, […]

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Prof’s book probes economic complexity

Economic development veteran calls for resilience in a changing world The global economy has grown so complicated and interconnected that small changes unleash major shocks and predictions are doomed to fail, according to a new book by a University of Indianapolis business professor. Only through flexibility and resilience can businesses and communities thrive amid constant change, […]

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UIndy alum named to ‘Forty Under 40′

UIndy alumnus Rob Hedges is included in the 2014 edition of the Indianapolis Business Journal‘s Forty Under 40, which honors young professionals who are “transforming the way we live and work in central Indiana.” As fleet and facility manager for Monarch Beverage, Hedges is credited with converting most of the company’s truck fleet from diesel […]

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In the news: CELL and Sports Marketing

Dr. David Dresslar, executive director of UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, penned an opinion column published in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star on the controversial topic of school vouchers. Dresslar was invited to write the piece after being interviewed for a recent story on the topic, which noted that vouchers increasingly are being used […]

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City approves Southside development area

Efforts to revitalize Indianapolis’ Southside got a boost Monday night when the Indianapolis City-County Council approved the establishment of a Madison Avenue Economic Development Area, the Indianapolis Star reports. The designation, which had been advocated strongly by the University of Indianapolis and local business and community groups, is expected to aid in obtaining grants and other […]

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Pro Edge fair to link students and community

UIndy’s new Professional Edge Center is expanding on the traditional job-expo concept this week with a three-day extravaganza that will bring business and community organizations to campus to tout their opportunities for students and identify candidates for jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities. The Professional Edge Center Career & Community Engagement Fair will take place from […]

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Experienced executive joins UIndy as CFO

An executive with more than 30 years of business and consulting experience has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the University of Indianapolis. Michael P. Holstein was VP and CFO for the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator from 2001 to 2011, as the Carmel-based electric utility consortium grew from 100 to more […]

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