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Sociology professor cited in New York Times

Associate Professor Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice is a key source for a story in the New York Times on marriage proposal customs and expectations. Headlined “Marriages May Not Be Forever, but Our Obsession With Diamonds Is,” the story cites a 2006 study Miller co-authored and quotes her on more recent […]

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From Greyhound football to Federal Reserve

NCAA website features UIndy alum, successful bank examiner Stevan Savich Education in the classroom and on the gridiron has fueled success for Stevan Savich ’80 as a bank examiner and certified trust auditor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, he said. “Being able to participate in college sports is something that will help you for the rest of […]

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PT prof to appear on CBS ‘Sunday Morning’

Combs-Miller UPDATE Watch the full segment (10 min.) Watch Dr. Combs-Miller’s interview (2 min.) This weekend’s episode of CBS News Sunday Morning is expected to feature an interview with Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, associate professor in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy and director of research for the College of Health Sciences. Veteran journalist Lesley Stahl, whose […]

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Study raises questions about DNA evidence

Graduate Student Cynthia Cale (center) and recent graduate Madison Earll (far right) discuss their DNA transfer study with online news channel Watch an interview with the researchers on Read Cynthia Cale’s column in the science journal Nature UIndy researchers say contamination through secondary transfer of material could implicate the innocent or help the guilty […]

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Prof: Debate shows contrasts between parties

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders “looked strong and confident” in Tuesday’s first national debate among Democratic presidential contenders, but the event was more interesting for the contrast it showed between the Democrats and their Republican counterparts, said UIndy’s Dr. Laura Merrifield Albright, assistant professor of Political Science. “The Democrats discussed the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement […]

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UIndy announces $50M fundraising campaign

Friday’s campaign launch event included appearances by accomplished alumni, including (from left) Francesca Zappia ’15, published author of young-adult novel Made You Up; Linda Dillman ’76, chief information officer for QVC; Jim Hurrell ’84, director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research; and Faustin and Euphrasie N’Tala, who lead education initiatives in their home country, the Democratic […]

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UIndy alum assists in science breakthrough

Dr. Zachary Throckmorton, who earned a UIndy master’s degree in 2007, examines a fossil specimen at the Evolutionary Studies Institute of South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand. (photo by William Harcourt-Smith) Previously unknown species sheds new light on human evolution The worlds of science and pop culture alike were rocked last week by a landmark announcement, and a University of […]

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CELL announces new executive director

Boyle brings broad experience in education policy, statewide initiatives An experienced education administrator and policy advocate has been named executive director of the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis. Janet Boyle joined CELL as assistant executive director in 2011 and has served as acting executive director since 2014. She […]

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Institute helps clinicians transition to classroom

Preparing tomorrow’s health care professionals requires putting experienced clinicians in the classroom, and that transition to academia can be difficult. Some UIndy faculty members, however, have banded together to address the issue on a national level. On Friday and Saturday, 20 physical and occupational therapists from as far as Texas, Maine and Georgia came to […]

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Governor greets new Woodrow Wilson fellows

Gov. Mike Pence and Woodrow Wilson Foundation President Arthur Levine — the guys in the suits — pose today at Stierwalt Alumni House with UIndy’s new class of Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and scores of up-and-coming Indiana educators visited campus this morning for the introduction of this year’s new classes entering the […]

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