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In the news: UIndy weighs in on Deflategate

WTHR reporter Jeremy Brilliant talks with UIndy student-athletes Tyler Walden and Connor Barthel about allegations of football tampering in the NFL. (WTHR image) With the shocking news (ahem) that the New England Patriots might have cheated in last Sunday’s hideous rout of the Indianapolis Colts, journalists scrambled to bring some perspective to the issue. Naturally, they found it at the University […]

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Lugar shares perspective with students, press

Sen. Richard Lugar presents UIndy’s $1,000 Lugar Student Leadership Award, as well as a copy of his own book, to Lawrence North High School senior Edric Zeng during Saturday’s 38th annual Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. NEWS COVERAGE The Indianapolis Star WTHR Fox59 IndyPolitics.org (audio) What was on longtime Senator Richard Lugar’s mind when he […]

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Lugar to discuss conflict in world, Washington

Richard Lugar speaks at the 2013 Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. Statewide symposium will bring 450 select high school juniors to campus In what he has often described as his most important annual public speech, former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar is expected to discuss the threat posed by ISIS and the need for post-election bipartisanship […]

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Greyhounds notch four-OT win on national TV

The Greyhounds, soon to be joined on the field by thousands of Hound Pound supporters, celebrate after their 36-33 four-overtime win Thursday in Key Stadium. UIndy football enjoyed a historic moment Thursday night with a hard-fought win over Saint Joseph’s College in the Greyhounds’ first-ever nationally televised game. Airing on the CBS Sports Network, the […]

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Tyson proves he is rock star of public science

Author, TV host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke for nearly three hours Wednesday to a capacity crowd in UIndy’s Nicoson Hall arena. Read Indianapolis Star story See Indy Star photo gallery Watch WRTV report UIndy Facebook photos Internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hit the UIndy campus at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a small-group […]

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Anthropologists to discuss migrants’ plight

A UIndy anthropologist and a colleague will speak Oct. 16 on campus about their research and humanitarian work on the plight of undocumented migrants. “Essential Collaborations: Bringing Together Biological and Cultural Perspectives on the Violence of Migration” will feature Krista Latham, associate professor of biology and anthropology at UIndy, and Wendy Vogt, assistant professor of […]

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Study: Birth control use varies by social class

Contraceptive decisions appear linked to unmarried pregnancy rates Hear WFYI radio report A new study of couples living together unmarried finds that the working class and the middle class have significantly different attitudes and approaches toward birth control, helping to explain why unwed births are far less common among the college-educated than their less-educated counterparts. […]

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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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How they spent summer: NSF-funded research

Having never used fast-scan cyclic voltammetry to quantify serotonin release in mice with Huntington’s Disease, we had to ask Sarah Fantin to explain how she spent her summer break. The senior Chemistry and Psychology major patiently described her research project at the University of Kansas, which involved applying electric potential to thin slices of mouse […]

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Tickets announced for Oct. 22 Tyson talk

Seating is limited for appearance by science star, ‘Cosmos’ host Read Indianapolis Star interview UPDATE: The event has been moved to UIndy’s Nicoson Hall arena. Internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of the updated Cosmos science television series, will speak Oct. 22 at the University of Indianapolis. “This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the […]

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