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Fellowships produce top-notch STEM teachers

UIndy Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellow David Johnson teaches math at Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center on Indianapolis’ west side. As UIndy’s Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship program begins its sixth year of preparing math and science teachers for underserved Indiana schools, its numbers tell a tale of success. The program is aimed at […]

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In the news: lacrosse, first family, forensics

The first season is more than a year away, but the UIndy men’s and women’s lacrosse program leads a story in this week’s Indianapolis Business Journal. Sports business reporter Anthony Schoettle talks with Sue Willey, our VP for Intercollegiate Athletics, about why adding the sport is a strategic move for Midwestern universities. Subscribers can read the story […]

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Prof named among ‘influential Hoosiers’

Professor Christopher Schmidt of UIndy’s Department of Anthropology is celebrated in an Indianapolis Star column headlined “5 overlooked yet influential Hoosiers.” Schmidt, director of the department’s Indiana Prehistory Laboratory, is cited for accomplishments including a student archeological dig that uncovered a 10,000-year-old bone tool, the oldest ever documented in Indiana. He’s one of just two […]

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IR prof is featured speaker for elite D.C. event

Associate Professor of International Relations Douglas Woodwell is heading to Washington, D.C., this weekend, and not just to watch fireworks on the National Mall. Dr. Woodwell is the featured speaker for a special event hosted by the Truman National Security Project, an institute dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in the realms of […]

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In the news: UIndy alumni on the rise

Mary Myers, who earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from UIndy, has been named chief nursing officer for St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, St.Vincent Women’s Hospital, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent and the St.Vincent Stress Center. She previously served as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Indiana University Health West Hospital in […]

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Athletic Training profs earn national honors

Two faculty members from UIndy’s Athletic Training Program are receiving national awards today at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 65th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo here in Indianapolis. Professor Christine Lauber and Assistant Professor Scott Lawrance each will receive the NATA’s 2014 Athletic Trainer Service Award, which recognizes involvement in professional associations, community organizations, grassroots […]

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Historian: WWI tensions echo in today’s world

Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the spark that ignited the first truly global military conflict, and despite the passage of time, many current international crises can be linked to the chain of events we now call World War I, a University of Indianapolis historian and author says. Tensions unleashed by the June 28, 1914, […]

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Video: Texas migrant project has deep impact

A compelling, self-produced video illustrates the human impact of the work performed by a UIndy student-faculty forensic science team earlier this month in southern Texas. Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Biology Krista Latham and five students volunteered to spend nearly two weeks in the oppressive heat exhuming the remains of undocumented migrants who have died after […]

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News: Science prof discusses love of teaching

Dr. John Langdon, veteran professor of biology and anthropology at UIndy, was the focus of the “Hot Jobs” interview in Sunday’s Indianapolis Star. The weekly feature explores careers on the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s Hoosier Hot 50 jobs list, where postsecondary teaching ranks sixth. Langdon, who has taught for three decades at UIndy and also serves […]

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On the air: Anthropologist on Indian imagery

Professor Gregory Reinhardt, chair of UIndy’s Department of Anthropology, was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio last week discussing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision to rescind federal trademark protection for the Washington Redskins. Dr. Reinhardt has a particular interest in the depictions of Native Americans found throughout our culture, and he maintains a large collection […]

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