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Undergrads working with Harvard researchers

Visiting scientists to study greenhouse gases throughout Indianapolis Read NUVO Newsweekly story A team of UIndy students will spend the next two weeks collaborating with Harvard University researchers on a study of greenhouse gas emissions in Marion County. The visiting scientists are led by Dr. Steven C. Wofsy, Abbott Lawrence Rotch Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science […]

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Archaeology team studying fabled gravesite

UIndy grad students Rose Perash (left) and Fatma Zalzala begin work at the so-called “grave in the middle of the road,” located between Franklin and Edinburgh. Peculiar 19th century burial rests in center of Johnson County road NEWS COVERAGE: Indianapolis Star (with photo gallery) WXIN-Fox59 WTHR-TV 13 WISH-TV 8 WRTV-6 Daily Journal Inside Indiana Business A student […]

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Undergrad research projects draw notice

Fresh UIndy graduate Elizabeth Wells (center) discusses her arachnid illustrations with faculty members Marc Milne and Jen Camden during the recent Scholars’ Day. Apparently Elizabeth Wells is very good at drawing microscopic spider parts, because The Field Museum in Chicago has posted her work online for use by scientists around the world. Wells graduated magna cum laude from UIndy’s Strain Honors College […]

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UIndy impresses at forensic science conference

DNA researchers: Human Biology graduate students Kathleen Paschal (left), Helen Brandt and Amanda Khan won an award for their presentation at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual conference. A contingent of about 30 UIndy students, alumni and prospective students have been making their mark this week at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 68th Annual Scientific Meeting […]

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Budding chemists take on UIndy challenge

From left after Saturday’s chemistry quiz competition are Larry Sernyk, You Be the Chemist local coordinator; Dr. Brad Neal of the chemistry department; top competitors Charles Law, Dylan Tadas, Andrew Gangstad, Lukas Song and Ethan Howard; and UIndy alumna Lindsey Horty of Dow AgroSciences. Local middle-schoolers and their families came to campus today as the UIndy Department of Chemistry hosted […]

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Zika no cause for panic, UIndy expert says

Yes, the Zika virus is new and somewhat mysterious. Yes, it seems to be working its way through the Americas. Yes, a case was reported in Indiana this week. But no, the average Hoosier who isn’t newly pregnant or traveling to countries with Zika outbreaks should not get too panicky, says UIndy’s resident epidemiologist, Dr. […]

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VIDEO: UIndy looks back at eventful January

Students returned from Winter Break to a campus teeming with activity. Here’s a look at just some of the UIndy news and events of January 2016.

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In the news: Music, forensic science, poli sci

This week’s issue of our local Southside Times carries an interesting preview of an upcoming multimedia concert presentation developed by UIndy’s Dr. Rebecca Sorley, professor and director of student support for the Department of Music. Celebrating the History of Indiana through Music marks Indiana’s bicentennial year with a program of Hoosier composers, from underappreciated women of the ragtime era to the […]

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VIDEO: UIndy reflects on a memorable 2015

As we enter the new year, this is a great moment to pause for a look back at 2015, sure to be remembered as a historic time for the University of Indianapolis and our community partners. From new facilities and programs to inspiring cultural events to the accomplishments of our alumni, faculty and students, Greyhounds […]

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In the news: Forensics, Comm, History

Dr. Krista Latham and UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics field team were featured this week in an episode of Crime Watch Daily, a syndicated TV news magazine that airs on stations across the country, including local WXIN-Fox59. Latham and the team of Human Biology graduate students have been assisting Boone County officials in trying to identify a woman […]

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