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Conversation Circles become cultural exchange opportunity

It’s Monday evening at the Writing Lab at Krannert Memorial Library, and somehow the conversation has wandered into the topic of raw baby octopus and pickled crickets. Whether the talk is about food, travel or culture, it’s all part of the Conversation Circles program designed to bring international and American students together to chat in […]

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Former, future Greyhounds go for the gold

Swimming World magazine conducted this interview with Dalton Herendeen just before he secured a spot on the U.S. swim team for the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil. Two UIndy-connected swimmers — one a recent grad, the other arriving this year as a freshman — will be representing their nations this summer in Rio de Janeiro. Incoming first-year […]

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Historian: Surprise ‘Brexit’ vote is perfect storm

UK voters’ discontent echoes unusual election year in the US, he says WIBC-FM report IndyPolitics.org interview (audio) A specialist in modern British history, Dr. Chad Martin knew the so-called “Brexit” referendum would be close, and he understood why. Still, he was surprised late Thursday night when the tally determined the U.K. was leaving the European […]

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Profs’ project shows issues facing refugees

UIndy researchers spent nine months working with local Congolese women UPDATE: Read NUVO Newsweekly story Today has been declared World Refugee Day by the United Nations, and two UIndy professors will share their research on local refugees at a downtown event marking the occasion. Dr. Shannon McMorrow, interim director of UIndy’s Master of Public Health […]

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Forensics team continues Texas migrant project

UIndy Human Biology master’s degree candidates Amanda Khan (left) and Helen Brandt analyze skeletal remains in a laboratory at Texas State University. Associate Professor Krista Latham and the graduate students of UIndy’s Archaeology & Forensics Team are back in Texas for the fourth consecutive summer, volunteering their time and expertise to help identify undocumented migrants who have […]

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Foreign journalists receive UIndy education

History & Political Science faculty members Laura Albright and Edward Frantz speak this morning to foreign journalists on a State Department press tour. A group of 24 foreign journalists came to UIndy today for a crash course in U.S. politics and next week’s Indiana primary. Hosted by the State Department, the reporters are on a week-long U.S. tour to […]

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UIndy undergrad lands Fulbright scholarship

Sociology/philosophy major will study pro-democracy movement in Morocco UIndy senior Ahmed “Zak” Mitiche was getting a sandwich Wednesday in Schwitzer Student Center when he checked his email. “I was ecstatic, I was shocked, all of those things,” says the Pike High School graduate, a double major in Sociology and Philosophy. The long-awaited news was that Mitiche had […]

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Speaker to discuss water crisis, youth activism

Raised in Indianapolis, Seth Maxwell now spreads message around the world REGISTER HERE The leader of a nonprofit group that brings clean drinking water systems to Third World communities will discuss his work April 15 at the University of Indianapolis. Seth Maxwell, a graduate of Franklin Central High School, is co-founder and CEO of the […]

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Prof: More to George Martin than Beatles work

When legendary British music producer Sir George Martin passed away earlier this week, Dr. Chad Martin was among the first to know. “I follow Ringo on Twitter,” said the latter Martin, an assistant professor of History at UIndy who specializes in modern U.K. history and youth culture. Although George Martin’s pioneering work with the Beatles […]

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In the news: PT, Business, Poli Sci, Anthro

Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller of the Krannert School of Physical Therapy continues to gain attention for her groundbreaking student-run research into the value of Rock Steady Boxing programs to counteract the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Most recently, she was interviewed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for a national story. See the report here. *              * […]

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