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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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In the news: Archeology & Forensics Team

Dr. Krista Latham and the student team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory are subjects of the cover story in the latest NUVO Newsweekly. In an extensive piece headlined “Immigration: A journey of death,” NUVO News Editor Amber Stearns (a UIndy alum) wrote about the team’s humanitarian work over the past two years: Two trips to southern […]

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Health care advocacy program is state’s first

Degree will prepare professionals to guide patients through system Watch WXIN-Fox59 story A new bachelor’s degree at the University of Indianapolis is designed to fill an urgent need in the health care industry: helping patients to navigate it. The Health Care Consumer Advocacy program is the first in the state designed to prepare graduates for […]

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Ceremony marks milestone for Health Pavilion

Rain didn’t dampen spirits Tuesday when UIndy conducted a topping out ceremony for the Health Pavilion, now under construction and set to open in August 2015. Marking a milestone in the process, the final beam in the four-story structure’s steel frame was hoisted into place before a crowd of observers. Topping out ceremonies are a […]

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Health programs host state conferences

This week already is a busy one for UIndy’s College of Health Sciences, which hosted the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association fall meeting on Sunday and is hosting the Indiana Society for Public Health Education’s annual conference today. Sunday’s IATA event drew more than 300 athletic trainers from throughout the state to campus for sessions that […]

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