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Using arts to improve the quality of life of older adults

The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC) has received a $600,000 contract from the Indiana State Department of Health to design, implement, and coordinate a project that will improve the quality of life of older adults living in long-term care facilities through the use of the arts. The Expressive Arts in Long […]

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Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders to speak Sept. 29

The first University Series event this semester will feature former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders as part of UIndy’s 2016 Katherine Ratliff Symposium. “Dr. Joycelyn Elders: Healthcare Issues in the Minority Community” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, September 29, in Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center’s Ruth Lilly Performance Hall. This free event is […]

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In the news: Sociology, Education, Poli Sci

Dr. Amanda Miller‘s research on relationships continues to gain attention — even “down under.” Miller, associate professor of Sociology, was interviewed via satellite recently for The Morning Show, which is, not suprisingly, a morning show on Australian TV’s Seven Network. She and the perky hosts discussed how sharing household chores can help heat up the […]

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VIDEO: July brings international notice to UIndy

July 2016 at UIndy included renovations for new programs, innovative youth camps, Olympic qualifiers and a three-ton addition to the campus sculpture walk.

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VIDEO: UIndy marks Commencement 2016

Despite a few sprinkles, UIndy successfully conducted its 2016 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 7, at Key Stadium. NPR Morning Edition host and Carmel native Steve Inskeep delivered an inspirational address and called up a student volunteer to present his honorary diploma to his mother in the audience. Singer-actress Jearlyn Steele sang a cappella tributes to her hero […]

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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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Learn about grad programs at April 20 fair

Current and prospective students alike are invited to learn about University of Indianapolis graduate programs during the Grad Fair on Wednesday, April 20. The event provides an opportunity to visit campus, meet instructors, learn about the admissions process and ask questions about the university’s five doctoral programs and nearly 40 master’s programs. The fair is […]

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In the news: Sociology, Business, Music

In what may be a UIndy record, Dr. Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice has been cited in the The New York Times for the second time this academic year. “Why Women Proposing Is Still Rare” reads the headline of the Leap Year-inspired story, which appeared online last week and in Sunday’s print […]

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Meeting Saturday on Southside community plan

NEWS REPORTS: Southside Times WXIN-FOX59 In a key step toward developing a Southside Quality of Life Plan, a community meeting Saturday will enable the public to hear about preliminary study results and voice concerns about issues facing neighborhoods around the UIndy campus. The Quality of Life initiative is backed by Fifth Third Bank, UIndy, the Local Initiatives Support Corp., […]

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Provost’s Lecture: Reforming a Belizean prison

Belize Central Prison was intimidating at first for the UIndy student-researchers who visited in 2014, but even more students are signed up for a return trip in May. REGISTER TO ATTEND Professors to recount student research project in Central America Driving up to Belize Central Prison for the first time was a bit scary for 12 […]

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