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New dean to lead Psychological Sciences

A clinical psychologist and educator known for her research on counseling, culture and identity will be the new dean of the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. Anita Jones Thomas brings substantial administrative experience from her work at Loyola University Chicago, where she began teaching in 2005, spent three years as director […]

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New dean announced for School of Business

Higher-ed veteran brings decades of teaching, administrative experience The University of Indianapolis has selected an experienced educator and administrator to be the new dean of its School of Business. Lawrence Belcher will come to UIndy in June from Taylor University, where he has led the undergraduate business program since 2011 and holds the Arthur L. […]

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Open House offers info on Health Sciences

Current students and anyone looking for new education and career options can learn about promising opportunities during Saturday’s UIndy College of Health Sciences Open House. Visitors can meet faculty and current students from 9 a.m. to noon in Martin Hall and learn about degree programs including the Master of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, […]

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Public Health event series launches March 18

What’s the truth about vaccines and the measles? How’s life on the front lines of the Ebola fight? What would a global pandemic look like? Students and other curious minds can learn about pressing public health issues – as well as promising career opportunities — in a series of free events presented by the Master […]

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Provost’s Lecture to feature latest PT research

Watch video excerpt: Fighting Parkinson’s  Boxing training helps Parkinson’s patients maintain quality of life Though participants have reported anecdotal success for years, new research by the University of Indianapolis provides evidence for the first time that people with Parkinson’s disease who participate in boxing training maintain greater physical ability and quality of life than those who participate […]

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Faculty Forum: Rehabilitating a Belizean prison

For this month’s installment of the Faculty Forum lunchtime lecture series on Thursday, two faculty members from the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice will share the results of an interesting project undertaken last year in Central America. Associate Professor Kevin Whiteacre and Assistant Professor Amanda Miller led students on a 2014 Spring Term trip to […]

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In the news: Health Sciences and hoops

Dr. Stephanie Piper Kelly, dean of the College of Health Sciences, is the subject of this weekend’s “5 Questions” feature in The Indianapolis Star’s business section. In the interview, Dr. Kelly talks about her career path in physical therapy, which began with a UIndy degree, and the possibilities presented by the now-under-construction Health Pavilion, where the […]

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UIndy ranks among Top 5 business news videos

As news outlets look back on their top stories of 2014, it’s clear that UIndy’s campus and neighborhood development plans piqued the interest of the state’s business community. An interview segment with President Robert Manuel was the fifth most popular video produced and posted last year by Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick and its widely […]

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Progress continues on UIndy Health Pavilion

No longer just an imposing steel framework at the corner of Hanna and State avenues, the UIndy Health Pavilion is starting to look more like that building we’ve seen in the drawings. Late last week, a crew from Sofco Erectors began attaching enormous concrete and brick facing panels — each weighing 16,500 pounds — to […]

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Alumna receives statewide teaching award

UIndy alumna Kara Heichelbech, a teacher at Clark-Pleasant Middle School in Greenwood, has been named this year’s Outstanding Middle Level Teacher by the Indiana Business Education Association. The statewide award was presented at the organization’s recent annual conference in Indianapolis. A 2012 graduate, Heichelbach spent more than a decade in the corporate world before entering the […]

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