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Associate Professor of History Edward Frantz — who also directs UIndy’s Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives — was interviewed for two recent stories in the Indianapolis Star. One piece explored the historical, political and cultural issues surrounding an effort to restore a monument honoring Confederate soldiers in Garfield Park. The other looked at the […]
Professor Christopher Schmidt of UIndy’s Department of Anthropology is celebrated in an Indianapolis Star column headlined “5 overlooked yet influential Hoosiers.” Schmidt, director of the department’s Indiana Prehistory Laboratory, is cited for accomplishments including a student archeological dig that uncovered a 10,000-year-old bone tool, the oldest ever documented in Indiana. He’s one of just two […]
Mary Myers, who earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from UIndy, has been named chief nursing officer for St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, St.Vincent Women’s Hospital, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent and the St.Vincent Stress Center. She previously served as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Indiana University Health West Hospital in […]
University President Robert Manuel discussed the new UIndy Health Pavilion and other aspects of the five-year, $50 million campus development plan during an appearance this weekend on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. UIndy will break ground June 19 on the four-story Health Pavilion, which will open in Fall 2015 to house industry partners and […]
Posted: May 26th, 2014 under Alumni News, Athletics, Business, Campus News, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, Science, Social Sciences, Southside redevelopment, Staff News, Student news.
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Dr. Amanda Miller, assistant professor of Sociology, has coauthored another intriguing study on the vagaries of the human heart, titled “The Ecology of Relationships” and freshly published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Miller’s work with colleague Sharon Sassler of Cornell University shows that the location and means by which the typical romantic couple meets can vary widely by […]
Student and faculty engagement in transforming communities will be the focus Saturday when the Department of Social Sciences and senior Sociology students host the 2014 Association for Humanist Sociology Midwest Regional Meeting at UIndy’s Wheeler Arts Community in Fountain Square. Participants from six states will discuss a wide range of community and classroom practices and […]
As the nation looks back today on the assassination of John F. Kennedy 50 years ago, two UIndy faculty members have been offering their perspectives. Assistant Professor of Sociology Jim Wolfe recently published The Kennedy Myth: American Civil Religion in the Sixties, which covers the period from Kennedy’s election campaign through the assassination of his brother […]
UIndy staff member and alumna Wendi Middleton was honored recently for her off-duty work supporting incarcerated women and their children. A project coordinator for UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, Middleton was one of three recipients of this year’s “Angel of Grace” awards from the Sisters of St. Benedict of Our Lady of Grace Monastery […]
Participants show lower rates of rearrest, higher rates of parental involvement Inmates who live with their newborn infants in a special nursery wing at the Indiana Women’s Prison are more likely to retain custody of their children after release and less likely to be arrested again, according to a new study from the University of […]
Inmates who give birth at the Indiana Women’s Prison, and are allowed to live with their babies in a special wing, are less likely to get arrested again and more likely to retain custody of their children after release, according to new research by Dr. Kevin Whiteacre and his graduate students in Applied Sociology. Whiteacre, assistant professor […]