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CAC launches nursing home quality project

Funding, support available for regional quality improvement efforts The Indiana State Department of Health and UIndy’s Center for Aging & Community are collaborating on a statewide initiative to improve the quality of long-term care in nursing homes. The Regional Healthcare Quality Improvement Collaborative Project is designed to assist long-term care facilities in developing Quality Assurance and […]

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MPH program presents minority health event

UIndy’s College of Health Sciences and its Master of Public Health program are collaborating with the Indiana State Department of Health on Monday to present the sixth annual Minority Health Conference. Free and open to the public, the conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Schwitzer Student Center’s UIndy Hall. Under […]

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Innovative education MBA program to expand

From left at today’s announcement are Margaret Hoernemann, superintendent of Avon Community Schools; Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation; N. Clay Robbins, president and CEO of Lilly Endowment Inc.; and UIndy President Robert Manuel. NEWS COVERAGE: Chalkbeat Indiana Indianapolis Business Journal Inside Indiana Business Philanthropy News Digest Lilly Endowment pledges $14.48 million toward Woodrow Wilson […]

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VIDEO: PT school issues Ice Bucket Challenge

Associate Professor Stephanie Combs-Miller instructs physical therapy colleagues and students in dousing themselves with ice water. (Click photo to see video.) Oh, yes, like the rest of the world, UIndy is getting caught up in the ALS Association’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign. Given that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease that affects muscle control, […]

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MBA students excel in business competition

A student team from UIndy’s Saturday Executive MBA program has scored in the top 1 percent among more than 1,300 teams in a national business simulation competition. Greg Crafts, Justin Libak, Brian McIntire and Adejare Windokun were students this summer in MBA 690, a capstone course intended to tie together the full range of business […]

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Public Health prof: Don’t lose sleep over Ebola

See WIBC news report The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is rightfully a concern for the international community, but it’s not a health threat for the vast majority of Americans, says UIndy’s Dr. Shannon McMorrow. Despite rumors on social media and confused comments by public officials, the horrible hemorrhagic fever virus is not spread through air, […]

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Record-setting freshman class expected

This year’s incoming Greyhounds are highest ever in GPA, sheer numbers With the fall semester starting Aug. 25, the University of Indianapolis expects the largest incoming class – and one of the most academically successful – in its century-plus history. At least 930 freshmen, a 16 percent increase from 2013, will join the Greyhound ranks […]

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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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