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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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Service-Learning Symposium set for May 28-30

Sixth international event, to be hosted at UIndy, carries global theme Academics, students and professionals from around the world will gather May 28-30 at the University of Indianapolis for the sixth International Symposium on Service-Learning, co-hosted by South Africa’s Stellenbosch University and co-sponsored by Indiana Campus Compact and Bellarmine University. Under the theme “Service-Learning as a Global Movement: […]

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On the airwaves: poli-sci, hoops, music

Still in her first year at UIndy, Assistant Professor of Political Science Laura Albright served as an in-studio commentator for WXIN-Fox59 during last week’s State of the Union address. Needless to say, the speech drew fire from political opponents, but Dr. Albright said President Obama’s intentions were clear: appealing to the middle class and linking his policies […]

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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 (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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