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UIndy business students give back for spring break

The University of Indianapolis Student Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) continued its tradition of giving back during spring break with a visit to Habitat for Humanity in Savannah, Ga., in March. While Habitat for Humanity is the biggest service opportunity of the year for business students, it’s one of many service-learning projects available throughout the year, […]

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University of Indianapolis hosts screening of “Bottom Dollars,” forum discussion on sheltered workshops and sub-minimum wage

In partnership with Indiana Disability Rights, the University of Indianapolis will present “Bottom Dollars,” a Rooted in Rights original documentary, at 6:00 p.m., March 28, at the R. B. Annis Auditorium in the University of Indianapolis Health Pavilion. “Bottom Dollars” was created to “expose the exploitation of nearly 250,000 people with disabilities in the U.S. […]

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University of Indianapolis provost office hosts mock crime scene

The University of Indianapolis Provost Office was the scene of a “crime” recently as the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency (IMCFSA) trained a new forensic scientist and provided a real-life learning experience for criminology students.  To the untrained eye, it might have been a disturbing sight: blood spatter, bullet holes – and even a dummy […]

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From pocket parks to global solutions, greenspace ideas abound at Fairbanks Symposium

More than 200 community leaders participated in the 2017 Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership at the University of Indianapolis March 3. This year’s symposium brought local and national visionaries together to discuss how greenspaces contribute to a vibrant urban life.  Event organizers included University of Indianapolis Professor Ted Frantz, who is also director […]

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February highlights from the University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis strengthened its south side community ties with a scholarship announcement in February. WICR and the School of Education both celebrated awards, while UIndy Athletics hosted regional competitions in NCAA wrestling and indoor track and field.

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UIndy senior volunteers for earthquake relief in home country of Japan

When University of Indianapolis senior Takashi Urabe heard about the devastating earthquake in Kumamoto, Japan last year, he knew he wanted to help. Urabe made the trip back to his home country to volunteer for earthquake clean-up on three separate occasions. “I wanted to do volunteer disaster relief because earthquakes are really common in Japan,” […]

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Fairbanks Symposium at the University of Indianapolis to examine role of greenspaces in city development

(INDIANAPOLIS) Local and national community leaders will discuss the value of urban parks and greenspaces in maintaining a world-class city at the upcoming Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership at the University of Indianapolis.  “Building Vibrant Cities Through Greenspaces and Parks” is the topic of this year’s symposium, which will be held from 11:30 […]

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UIndy Launches Full-Tuition Scholarship Program for Christel House Academy Students

The University of Indianapolis has launched a new full-scholarship program for graduates of Christel House Academy South, further strengthening a longtime partnership between the two learning centers. The program, launching in the Fall of 2017, includes two components: one covering full-tuition costs to attend the University of Indianapolis and another providing a room-and-board scholarship for […]

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Local students create energy plan for Indiana

What would a sustainable energy plan for Indiana look like? An ambitious project involving a diverse group of University of Indianapolis and IUPUI students is actively working to answer that question. The students, led by former Indianapolis Mayor and Visiting Fellow Greg Ballard, held the first in a series of meetings to obtain public feedback […]

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Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning announces new Early College High School director

The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) at the University of Indianapolis has named Emily Burke as Director of its Early College High School initiative. “We are excited to have Emily Burke join our CELL team as she brings extensive higher education experience along with solid knowledge of the Early College model,” said […]

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