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Physical Therapy prof receives national award

Dr. Emily J. Slaven of UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s Margaret L. Moore Award, which honors early-career academicians who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Slaven is an assistant professor and academic director of KSPT’s orthopaedic residency program, specializing in musculoskeletal physical therapy with an emphasis […]

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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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Science magazine features UIndy forensic work

UIndy’s forensic anthropology team exhumes a body last year in southern Texas. As the field team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory prepares for its third trip to Texas to help identify the remains of missing migrants, its work is featured in this month’s issue of Scientific American magazine. A package headlined “The Mystery of […]

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UIndy, Decatur Twp. mark 20th anniversary

School of Education Dean Kathryn Moran presents a commemorative plaque Tuesday to Decatur Township Schools Superintendent Matt Prusiecki. A fruitful education partnership between the University of Indianapolis and the MSD of Decatur Township was celebrated Tuesday at a district board meeting, where School of Education Dean Kathryn Moran presented a plaque to mark its 20th anniversary. Established in 1995, this […]

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Sun shines on Commencement 2015 festivities

Beautiful weather greeted thousands of UIndy graduates and their loved ones Saturday for Commencement 2015 at Key Stadium. Nearly 1,400 undergraduates and graduate students from 25 states and 24 nations were eligible to participate in the ceremony, one of the largest graduating classes in the university’s history. In the photos below, graduates take up President Robert […]

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$5M gift will transform liberal arts at UIndy

At Commencement, President Robert Manuel (left) applauds as UIndy Board of Trustees Chairman Tom Martin and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Jennifer Drake (far right) honor donor and Trustee Yvonne Shaheen. Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Business Journal WISH-TV College of Arts & Sciences to be named for philanthropist, late husband A $5 million endowment from […]

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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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$144K grant will support UIndy stroke research

Groundbreaking study could spark new approaches to treatment A University of Indianapolis researcher has been awarded a $144,000 state grant to study how a patient’s motor control and potential for rehabilitation can evolve in the initial months after a stroke. The first-of-its-kind effort will use wireless sensors to track the physiological complexity of the subjects’ […]

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Prof: HIV outbreak shows risk in rural areas

An HIV outbreak in southern Indiana points out the need for a comprehensive approach to public health, a UIndy faculty member says in a letter published Sunday in the Indianapolis Star. Dr. Shannon McMorrow is interim director of the College of Health Sciences’ Master of Public Health degree program, which focuses on health disparities — the preventable differences in […]

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