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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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In the news: Business faculty and CELL staff

UIndy’s Dr. Darrell Bowman, assistant professor of Information Systems in the School of Business, was interviewed by WISH-TV this week about the latest security risk facing users of the Internet Explorer web browser. Dr. Bowman agreed with the Department of Homeland Security: If you use IE, switch to a different browser until Microsoft comes up with a fix. Watch or […]

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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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