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Archives fellow honored for work as mayor

UIndy Visiting Fellow Greg Ballard finished his tenure as Indianapolis mayor in January, but he is still receiving kudos for his actions while in office. This spring, the international Robotics Education & Competition Foundation inducted Ballard into its STEM Hall of Fame under the Heroes category, which honors contributions in guiding young people toward studies and […]

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Orlando: UIndy faculty offer analysis, advice

Journalists have called upon UIndy faculty this week for insights on the tragic mass shooting in Orlando. Dr. Anita Thomas, dean of the School of Psychological Sciences, was interviewed Monday at RTV6’s Monument Circle studio, discussing the murderer’s possible motivations and how to ease children’s fears about violent events. “I would certainly encourage parents to have an open […]

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VIDEO: Commencement among May highlights

May 2016 at UIndy meant high-profile student research, national NCAA action and a little thing called Commencement, featuring NPR’s Steve Inskeep and singer-actress Jearlyn Steele. Click the image to watch.

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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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Female art icons share experiences at UIndy

Guerrilla Girls Kathe Kollowitz (left) and Frida Kahlo field audience questions after their 30th anniversary presentation Monday in Ransburg Auditorium. Read Indy Star interview View Indy Star photo gallery They entered Ransburg Auditorium from the back of the house, passing out bananas as they went. They left more than two hours later, after lots of […]

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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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Greyhound pitcher sets second NCAA record

Morgan Foley was named GLVC Pitcher of the Week after her weekend performance, which included her fourth career no-hitter. (Photo by Jennifer Foley) UIndy senior Morgan Foley earned yet another spot in the NCAA record books Saturday when she struck out 21 batters to lead the Greyhound softball team to a 2-0 win over Hillsdale College at the […]

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Alumni accomplishments draw attention

UIndy alumna and world-class distance runner Erin Nehus-Vergara talks to WTHR as she boards a flight to Los Angeles with husband Frank and daughter Layla. She didn’t qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but Erin Nehus-Vergara is still a winner. A graduate of UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy, Nehus-Vergara placed 19th out of 250 runners competing […]

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