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Physical Therapy prof receives national award

Dr. Emily J. Slaven of UIndy’s Krannert School of Physical Therapy has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s Margaret L. Moore Award, which honors early-career academicians who have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Slaven is an assistant professor and academic director of KSPT’s orthopaedic residency program, specializing in musculoskeletal physical therapy with an emphasis […]

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Loss Prevention track targets fast-growing field

Industry partnership includes professional accreditation, job interviews A new bachelor’s degree specialty at the University of Indianapolis is among the first in the nation to prepare graduates for one of the hottest fields in criminal justice: retail loss prevention. Developed in cooperation with The Loss Prevention Foundation, the program launches this fall as a Loss […]

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In the news: women’s golf, Criminal Justice

The UIndy women’s golf team had a chance to relive its first NCAA National Championship earlier this week when WISH-TV aired a warm, two-minute profile of the squad. “We just stuck to our game plan, took each hole one at a time, and got it done,” said rising sophomore Paxton DeHaven, one of several top players returning to […]

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Women’s golf claims first NCAA team title

The UIndy women’s golf team led all four rounds of last week’s 2015 NCAA Division II Championships and came home with a national title — a first for the program and also the first team national championship in Greyhound athletics history. Senior Chanice Young of Evansville tied for fifth individually and led the Hounds to a five-stroke […]

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Q&A: UIndy grad prepares for literary spotlight

Wanamaker resident Francesca Zappia, who earned her UIndy bachelor’s degree earlier this month, will read and sign copies of her debut novel, Made You Up, on Tuesday evening at Barnes & Noble in Greenwood. “Could young Indy author be the next John Green?” reads the headline on an Indianapolis Star interview with Francesca Zappia, a fresh UIndy grad who on […]

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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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UIndy senior to publish debut YA novel

Watch UIndy TV5 interview Francesca Zappia’s Made You Up set for national release May 19 Hardly talking by age 3, Francesca Zappia was screened for autism. “The teacher doing the testing said that I was the lowest-functioning child she had ever seen,” says Zappia, apparently just a late bloomer. Now she’s a Dean’s List senior […]

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Prof’s book fresh take on sports marketing

Professor Larry DeGaris doesn’t just teach sports marketing – now he can say that he literally wrote the book. Hot off the presses and aimed at college students and practitioners, Sports Marketing: A Practical Approach is billed by publisher Routledge as “the first textbook to offer a comprehensive, engaging and practice-focused bridge between academic theory […]

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Olympic swimmer will share his story Tuesday

Groundbreaking and record-breaking Olympic gold medal swimmer Anthony Ervin will appear on campus Tuesday to share his story of triumph over adversity, and for that, students can thank senior Communication major Hayley Good. Ervin, who claimed gold and silver at the 2000 Olympic Games and two more gold medals at the 2001 World Championships, will […]

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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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