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Fresh from receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, former senator and UIndy Distinguished Professor Richard Lugar will return to campus Dec. 7 to host the 37th annual Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. Founded in 1977 at the university, the event gives top high school juniors from around the state an opportunity to hear a keynote address […]
As the nation looks back today on the assassination of John F. Kennedy 50 years ago, two UIndy faculty members have been offering their perspectives. Assistant Professor of Sociology Jim Wolfe recently published The Kennedy Myth: American Civil Religion in the Sixties, which covers the period from Kennedy’s election campaign through the assassination of his brother […]
Dr. Sue Willey, UIndy’s VP for intercollegiate athletics, was interviewed on Inside Indiana Business this weekend about what host Gerry Dick called “one of the top college athletic programs in the country.” Citing the successes of recent years — and a particularly good fall season for Greyhound football, volleyball and men’s soccer — sports reporter Bill […]
For the second time in three years – perhaps because the rules don’t allow consecutive wins – UIndy’s Top Dog Communication has been named the top student-run public relations agency in the nation. The Public Relations Student Society of America presented its Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter Firm to the UIndy group Monday […]
Three business and community leaders have joined the University of Indianapolis Board of Trustees. Gregory Corsaro is general counsel and chief financial officer for Indianapolis-based IF&P Foods. He is an Indianapolis resident and graduate of Indiana State University and Indiana University School of Law. Ronald Strain is retired as treasurer and vice president for finance […]
UIndy student Fidaa Abuassi’s months-long odyssey from the Gaza Strip to Good Hall was featured today on NPR’s Morning Edition. Listen to the segment here. Fidaa Abuassi’s long, difficult journey to UIndy reached a happy conclusion today. Stymied for months by bureaucratic tangles, political turmoil and petty harassment, the 25-year-old Palestinian woman managed over the past week […]
Joining in today’s announcement at UIndy were (from left) Associate Professor Edward Frantz, director of the university’s Mayoral Archives; former Indianapolis Mayors William Hudnut and Richard Lugar; Indianapolis Colts COO Pete Ward; HistoryIT CEO Kristen Gwinn-Becker; and UIndy President Robert Manuel. UIndy collaborates with technology firm to establish lab near campus, digitize Mayoral Archives, create […]
Posted: October 9th, 2013 under Alumni News, Athletics, Business, Campus News, Education, Graduate Programs, National news, Southside redevelopment, Staff News, Student news, The College of Arts & Sciences.
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Robert Zarate of the Foreign Policy Initiative (left) speaks during Tuesday’s panel discussion on U.S. intervention in Syria, which also featured longtime Hoosier statesmen Lee Lamilton and Richard Lugar. Even with a panel of top experts, no easy answers emerged Tuesday during a discussion of U.S. options in Syria before a nearly full house in UIndy’s Ruth […]
Dr. Peter Murphy, associate professor of Philosophy, takes on a provocative premise in this month’s Faculty Forum: Is execution an appropriate punishment for people who defraud large groups of people out of huge sums of money, with an impact arguably greater than the average murder? “Capital Punishment for Corporate Criminals” is the title of his presentation, scheduled […]
UIndy professor to discuss student humanitarian work in southern Texas University of Indianapolis forensic anthropologist Dr. Krista Latham will discuss her volunteer work along the U.S.-Mexico border in a special presentation Oct. 1. “Beyond Borders: Forensic Science and the Journey Home” is UIndy’s annual Provost’s Lecture. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. […]