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Alumni make news, professional and personal

A 2015 UIndy grad is drawing attention with his campaign to provide support for breast cancer patients. Colin Bowles, who majored in Communication/Electronic Media, is a sportscaster at Lafayette’s WLFI-TV. In honor of his mother, who died of breast cancer in 2014, he has formed a team for next Saturday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and is […]

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UIndy hosts graduation for budding ‘bankers’

A student gets high fives and handshakes from Fifth Third Bank executives during the Young Bankers graduation ceremony Wednesday in Ransburg Auditorium. More than 150 fifth- and sixth-graders from local schools received all the pomp and circumstance of a college commencement Wednesday when UIndy hosted a graduation celebration for the Fifth Third Bank Young Bankers Club. The club […]

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In the news: PT, Business, Poli Sci, Anthro

Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy continues to gain attention for her groundbreaking student-run research into the value of Rock Steady Boxing programs to counteract the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Most recently, she was interviewed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for a national story. See the report here. *              * […]

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In the news: Sociology, Business, Music

In what may be a UIndy record, Dr. Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice has been cited in the The New York Times for the second time this academic year. “Why Women Proposing Is Still Rare” reads the headline of the Leap Year-inspired story, which appeared online last week and in Sunday’s print […]

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Alumni accomplishments draw attention

UIndy alumna and world-class distance runner Erin Nehus-Vergara talks to WTHR as she boards a flight to Los Angeles with husband Frank and daughter Layla. She didn’t qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but Erin Nehus-Vergara is still a winner. A graduate of UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy, Nehus-Vergara placed 19th out of 250 runners competing […]

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CANCELED: Patricia Russell-McCloud, Feb. 23

Due to unforeseen circumstances, th​e​ Feb. 23 event ​​featurin​​g​ ​speaker ​​​Patricia Russell-McCloud has been canceled. Mark your calendars for April 15, when the Professional Edge Center presents Seth Maxwell, co-founder and CEO of the Thirst Project, and stay tuned for news about other upcoming events in the Professional Edge speaker series.

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VIDEO: UIndy looks back at eventful January

Students returned from Winter Break to a campus teeming with activity. Here’s a look at just some of the UIndy news and events of January 2016.

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In the news: Alumni make marks in community

UIndy alumni are always finding new ways to contribute to their professions and to the welfare of the community in general. Here are just a few recent examples: The Rev. David Hampton, who earned his Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement degree in 1994, has been named deputy mayor of neighborhood engagement by newly elected Mayor Joe Hogsett. Hampton […]

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Marketing project benefits tech firm, students

Students in Dr. Katharine Bohley’s International Marketing course present their research findings to classmates and executives from local firm netlogx. Indianapolis-based technology consulting firm netlogx has been listed among the city’s fastest-growing private companies by the Indianapolis Business Journal and named one of the Indiana Economic Development Corp.’s Indiana Companies to Watch. In September, founder […]

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From Greyhound football to Federal Reserve

NCAA website features UIndy alum, successful bank examiner Stevan Savich Education in the classroom and on the gridiron has fueled success for Stevan Savich ’80 as a bank examiner and certified trust auditor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, he said. “Being able to participate in college sports is something that will help you for the rest of […]

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