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Students enjoy quality time with Prof. Lugar

Associate Professor Ted Frantz, left, moderates a discussion on the Ukraine situation Tuesday at UIndy with faculty colleague Richard Lugar. The value of being able to posing direct questions to a world-renowned foreign policy expert was not lost on UIndy graduate student Jeremy Jones. “It’s not very often you get to see a senator, period,” said […]

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Backpacks on mall show tragic toll of suicide

The sight of 1,100 backpacks strewn across Smith Mall on Wednesday was an eerie one — and rightfully so. Each backpack represented one of the 1,100 U.S. college students who commit suicide each year, and each bore a photo and bio of one of those victims. “Send Silence Packing” is a traveling exhibition assembled by Active Minds, a […]

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Master of Public Health program begins this fall

Program will prepare graduates to identify, combat health disparities A new UIndy master’s degree program will prepare professionals to identify health disparities and develop community-based approaches to close the gaps. Debuting this fall, the two-year Master of Public Health program will be the only one in Indiana, and one of few in the nation, with […]

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Forensic team to present Texas migrant project

UIndy grad students (clockwise from left) Erica Christensen, Jessica Campbell, Justin Maiers and Ryan Strand exhume the remains of an undocumented immigrant last year in Texas. They will return to the site in June. Watch WTHR report In a presentation April 2 at the Indiana Medical History Museum, a UIndy professor and her students will discuss their […]

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‘Demon Camp’ author Percy to speak April 3

Author Jennifer Percy, whose new book Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism is drawing rave reviews and film proposals, will read and discuss her work April 3 at the University of Indianapolis. Presented by UIndy’s Kellogg Writers Series, the appearance begins at 7:30 p.m. in UIndy Hall C of the university’s Schwitzer Student Center, 1400 E. […]

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NIH grant supports innovative stroke research

A grant from the National Institutes of Health is helping a UIndy physical therapy professor use the latest wireless technology to study how stroke patients walk, in an effort to develop more effective rehabilitation techniques. Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, associate professor in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, is collaborating with Dr. Eric Dugan, a kinesiology […]

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Faculty Forum to feature PT professor

The Faculty Forum lunchtime presentation series continues Wednesday with Professor Kathy Martin of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy. Dr. Martin, director of UIndy’s Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program, will discuss “Using a Web Portal to Present an Evidence-Based Clinical Summary for Down Syndrome.”The program begins at noon Wednesday in the Trustees Dining Room of […]

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$1M city grant will support UIndy projects

UIndy President Robert Manuel, right, welcomes Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to the Ruth Lilly Performance Hall stage Thursday for his 2014 State of the City Address. The mayor announced a $1 million grant that will support elements of the university’s five-year, $50 million development plan. A $1 million grant from the City of Indianapolis will help […]

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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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