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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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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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Conference to celebrate collaborations

Faculty will showcase interdisciplinary projects at Cross-Pollination(s) Philosophy with Biology. History with Music. Business with Education. Education with Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training. The list goes on. UIndy faculty members have been working together outside their departmental boxes, and more than 50 of them will share their experiences in interdisciplinary collaboration this week during Cross-Pollination(s), a conference organized by the Office […]

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Summer 2016 courses available for viewing

Applications are being accepted now for summer classes at the University of Indianapolis, where more than 200 undergraduate courses will be available in a compressed, affordable format that helps students advance academically while still enjoying a break from their regular schedules. Whether enrolled full-time at UIndy or other institutions, students take summer courses to get ahead in their […]

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Nov. 18 fair offers info on graduate programs

Current students and the general public can learn more about master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate programs at UIndy during the Graduate Programs Fair on Nov. 18. The university offers more than 30 graduate degree programs in the health sciences, business, education, the humanities, the physical sciences and other fields. Many courses are available in evening, […]

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Criminal Justice adds Cybersecurity track

With data theft an increasing concern for government, business and individuals, a new interdisciplinary program at the UIndy prepares graduates for the fast-growing field of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the newest concentration in UIndy’s Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree program, supplementing the core studies with courses in applied computer science, such as programming, computer networking, data structures, date […]

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Grant to fund study of Congolese refugees

Two UIndy faculty members have been awarded a $20,000 grant to study community adjustment and health care access among women who have settled in the Indianapolis area after fleeing armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The funding from the Indiana Minority Health Coalition will support Through Their Eyes: Refugee Women’s Experience with Health and Health […]

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Tuesday panel features loss prevention experts

Criminal Justice professor named to international advisory committee Loss prevention professionals from major retail companies will discuss their work Tuesday in a panel discussion sponsored by the Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Professional Edge Center. Open to the UIndy community and the public, “What Is Loss Prevention?” begins at 2 p.m. in Schwitzer Student Center’s UIndy Hall A. Experts […]

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