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OT professor’s research: theater vs. addiction

Collaborating on play helps participants see beyond substance abuse Involvement in theater programs can help substance abusers break the patterns of thought that feed their addictions, a UIndy professor’s research indicates. The evidence will be on stage June 3 and 4 when Dr. Sally Wasmuth and the School of Occupational Therapy present Altered, a play in […]

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Forensics team continues Texas migrant project

UIndy Human Biology master’s degree candidates Amanda Khan (left) and Helen Brandt analyze skeletal remains in a laboratory at Texas State University. Associate Professor Krista Latham and the graduate students of UIndy’s Archaeology & Forensics Team are back in Texas for the fourth consecutive summer, volunteering their time and expertise to help identify undocumented migrants who have […]

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Archaeology team studying fabled gravesite

UIndy grad students Rose Perash (left) and Fatma Zalzala begin work at the so-called “grave in the middle of the road,” located between Franklin and Edinburgh. Peculiar 19th century burial rests in center of Johnson County road NEWS COVERAGE: Indianapolis Star (with photo gallery) WXIN-Fox59 WTHR-TV 13 WISH-TV 8 WRTV-6 Daily Journal Inside Indiana Business A student […]

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VIDEO: UIndy marks Commencement 2016

Despite a few sprinkles, UIndy successfully conducted its 2016 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 7, at Key Stadium. NPR Morning Edition host and Carmel native Steve Inskeep delivered an inspirational address and called up a student volunteer to present his honorary diploma to his mother in the audience. Singer-actress Jearlyn Steele sang a cappella tributes to her hero […]

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Student receives statewide award for service

Mohammed Almalak came to UIndy from Saudi Arabia for a business degree, and he will claim his diploma Saturday. But Almalak, known to friends as “Mo,” got more out of his Greyhound experience, developing a taste for community service that has benefited several local organizations and earned him a statewide award last week. The College Career […]

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Student speakers chosen for Commencement

Nearly 1,400 graduates eligible to walk in May 7 ceremony at Key Stadium Two students – a Fulbright scholar and a soon-to-be physical therapist – will join NPR host Steve Inskeep as speakers for the May 7 commencement ceremony at the University of Indianapolis. Representing the undergraduate Class of 2016 will be Ahmed “Zak” Mitiche, […]

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History prof named Teacher of the Year

Amid accolades from students and colleagues, Dr. James Williams has been named UIndy’s 2016 Teacher of Year. “I was very surprised and humbled,” said Williams, assistant professor of History and interim executive director of the Ron and Laura Strain Honors College. The award was presented at a Tuesday faculty meeting by Executive VP and Provost […]

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Former Mayor Ballard takes post at UIndy

Archives fellowship will support work on issues facing U.S. cities WATCH: Inside Indiana Business interview with former Mayor Ballard and UIndy President Robert Manuel OTHER NEWS COVERAGE: Indy Star, IBJ, WTHR, WXIN, WISH, WRTV, WIBC-FM, Inside Indiana Business, IndyPolitics.org, NUVO Newsweekly The University of Indianapolis announced today former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will join the institution as a Visiting Fellow of the Institute for […]

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Learn about grad programs at April 20 fair

Current and prospective students alike are invited to learn about University of Indianapolis graduate programs during the Grad Fair on Wednesday, April 20. The event provides an opportunity to visit campus, meet instructors, learn about the admissions process and ask questions about the university’s five doctoral programs and nearly 40 master’s programs. The fair is […]

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Faculty, staff recognized for achievement

Assistant Professor Barbara Winningham of the School of Nursing has been selected to join the Fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, recognizing leadership, clinical excellence, scholarship and professional achievement within and beyond the midwifery profession. Dr. Winningham, coordinator of UIndy’s Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner graduate programs, will be inducted May 23 during the organization’s annual […]

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