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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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New dean to lead Psychological Sciences

A clinical psychologist and educator known for her research on counseling, culture and identity will be the new dean of the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. Anita Jones Thomas brings substantial administrative experience from her work at Loyola University Chicago, where she began teaching in 2005, spent three years as director […]

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New dean announced for School of Business

Higher-ed veteran brings decades of teaching, administrative experience The University of Indianapolis has selected an experienced educator and administrator to be the new dean of its School of Business. Lawrence Belcher will come to UIndy in June from Taylor University, where he has led the undergraduate business program since 2011 and holds the Arthur L. […]

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Open House offers info on Health Sciences

Current students and anyone looking for new education and career options can learn about promising opportunities during Saturday’s UIndy College of Health Sciences Open House. Visitors can meet faculty and current students from 9 a.m. to noon in Martin Hall and learn about degree programs including the Master of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, […]

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Public Health event series launches March 18

What’s the truth about vaccines and the measles? How’s life on the front lines of the Ebola fight? What would a global pandemic look like? Students and other curious minds can learn about pressing public health issues – as well as promising career opportunities — in a series of free events presented by the Master […]

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