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UIndy hosts national geriatric PT conference

More than 150 health and gerontology professionals from the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia are on the UIndy campus today through Saturday for ExPAAC II, a conference on exercise, physical activity and aging presented by the national Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. The event gives physical therapy practitioners the knowledge and tools they need to help the growing population […]

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Trump-Pence news keeps UIndy experts busy

Indiana found itself in the national spotlight this week as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump selected Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. Fortunately, UIndy faculty were available to provide perspective on an unusual election year that keeps getting more unusual. “(Often) you have the ‘October surprise’ right before the general election,” Assistant Professor of […]

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In the news: Sociology, Business, PT

Dr. Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice continues to draw national attention with her research on marriage, cohabitation and household dynamics. Most recently, she is coauthor of a study suggesting that couples who share household chores equitably are also busier in the bedroom. Read about it in the New York Post (“Wanna have […]

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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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