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Campus viewing event set for sold-out TEDx

As expected, tickets to the fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis conference have sold out, but the UIndy community has another special opportunity to experience the event in real time, if not necessarily in person. As the 17 speakers are sharing their insights in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, live video of the “ideas worth spreading” conference […]

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Speaker lineup announced for TEDx at UIndy

Entrepreneurs, writers, artists and activists are among the 16 featured speakers for TEDxIndianapolis 2015, taking place Oct. 20 at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. The list was released today by the event organizers, who include several UIndy representatives. The university is a presenting sponsor for this fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis, which bears the theme “Keep It Simple.” Covering such […]

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In the news: Business, Poli Sci, Forensics

Dr. Larry Belcher, the new dean of UIndy’s School of Business, was invited for an in-studio interview Tuesday at WXIN-Fox59 to discuss the potential impact of the mounting economic crisis in Greece. “Clearly it’s going to have a disruptive effect on the markets for a while, but it’s probably not going to be significant long term,” […]

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Alumni on the rise: Physical Therapy, Business

UIndy alumna Ellen Lowe has been named chair of the Institute of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, Calif. Lowe, who earned her Master of Health Science from the Krannert School of Physical Therapy in 1995, now coordinates all physical therapy programs at the institute. Read more here. John “Jeff” J. Whorley […]

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UIndy, Community Health launch partnership

The UIndy Health Pavilion will open in August at Hanna and State avenues. Clinic in new UIndy Health Pavilion will serve campus and network patients while creating new opportunities for education, internships and research VIDEO: Watch President Manuel and Community Health Network CEO Bryan Mills on Inside Indiana Business Community Health Network and the University of […]

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IBJ: UIndy alumnus boosts Indians’ revenue

A UIndy graduate’s innovative sales ideas have tripled sponsorship revenue for the Indianapolis Indians, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal. The newspaper’s lead story this week is a profile of the team’s director of corporate sales and marketing, Joel Zawacki, who graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a minor in […]

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Student speakers ready to launch their careers

Grad student Brandon White and undergrad Emily Bielefeld, student speakers for Saturday’s Commencement ceremony, have very clear plans after graduation. She’s a double major in Information Systems and Operations & Supply Chain Management, soon to begin a full-time gig at Eli Lilly & Co. He’s getting his MA in International Relations, eyeing a career in foreign affairs […]

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Kudos to Greyhounds: baseball and business

UIndy sophomore Jordan Tackett has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II National Pitcher of the Week after throwing a no-hitter Saturday against McKendree. Tackett, a Finance major and Perry Meridian High School grad, struck out six and walked two to help the Hounds shut out the Bearcats 5-0. Now 20-15 (16-8 in the GLVC), UIndy […]

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On the air: Jazz Week and the business of sport

Director of Jazz Studies Freddie Mendoza was a guest on the latest episode of WFYI’s The Art of the Matter to talk about the eighth annual UIndy Jazz Week, which starts today and continues through Saturday with nightly concerts featuring students as well as top local and national players. Mendoza, who took over the Jazz Studies program last […]

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Prof’s book fresh take on sports marketing

Professor Larry DeGaris doesn’t just teach sports marketing – now he can say that he literally wrote the book. Hot off the presses and aimed at college students and practitioners, Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach is billed by publisher Routledge as “the first textbook to offer a comprehensive, engaging and practice-focused bridge between academic theory […]

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