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Crisis management programs debut this fall

A new set of accelerated evening programs at the University of Indianapolis will prepare graduates for careers in emergency management and public safety. UIndy’s School for Adult Learning this fall will launch a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree and a certificate program in Emergency and Disaster Management. This field of study and research focuses on […]

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Students enjoy quality time with Prof. Lugar

Associate Professor Ted Frantz, left, moderates a discussion on the Ukraine situation Tuesday at UIndy with faculty colleague Richard Lugar. The value of being able to posing direct questions to a world-renowned foreign policy expert was not lost on UIndy graduate student Jeremy Jones. “It’s not very often you get to see a senator, period,” said […]

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Tuesday Faculty Forum takes a musical turn

This month’s edition of Faculty Forum at UIndy features Associate Professor of Music John Berners in a unique musical presentation. Dr. Berners, a nationally known composer, will discuss and perform his new work, Study on Peter, a piece written for unaccompanied solo performance by a singer-actor. The presentation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in […]

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Monday extravanganza closes concert series

UPDATE: Read review by veteran arts critic Jay Harvey UIndy’s acclaimed Faculty Artist Concert Series will wrap up its 33rd year Monday night with a Season Finale featuring the classical and jazz talents of the Department of Music faculty, alumni and guests. The program promises a whirlwind musical tour of the 18th through 20th centuries, opening with Haydn’s […]

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Supporting public radio, in more ways than one

UPDATE: While on the air, Dr. Manuel raised UIndy’s challenge amount to $2,500, helping WFYI reach its campaign goal of $275,000 later that day. Aside from having its own public radio station — the student-staffed WICR-FM/HD, central Indiana’s home for jazz and classical music — UIndy also is a partner and supporter of local NPR […]

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Backpacks on mall show tragic toll of suicide

The sight of 1,100 backpacks strewn across Smith Mall on Wednesday was an eerie one — and rightfully so. Each backpack represented one of the 1,100 U.S. college students who commit suicide each year, and each bore a photo and bio of one of those victims. “Send Silence Packing” is a traveling exhibition assembled by Active Minds, a […]

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UIndy, Ivy Tech launch nursing program

Concurrent courses will advance careers faster, feed workforce demand The schools of nursing at the University of Indianapolis and Ivy Tech Community College are collaborating on a new program – the only one of its kind in the state – that will make it faster, more convenient and less expensive for students to obtain a […]

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Former coach Waltman dies after long illness

Former UIndy men’s basketball coach Royce Waltman is being remembered as an Indiana legend in news coverage about his death Monday from cancer. Waltman guided the Greyhounds from 1992 to 1997 and returned for the 2007-2008 season, compiling a 103-62 record overall as head coach. He also assisted Bobby Knight at Indiana University in the ’80s and coached at DePauw and […]

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Students raising funds for Ghana school project

A Zumba dance fitness session Friday at UIndy will support an effort to construct a middle school in the impoverished African nation of Ghana. Assistant Professor Jodie Ferise of the School of Business will lead a group of students on a Spring Term trip to Ashaiman, Ghana, in May to tutor young students there and assist […]

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Quirky comedy wraps up UIndy Theatre season

Clockwise from front left, Elise Campagna, Justess Hurst, Ross Percell and Nate Coder lead the cast of Love Song, a romantic comedy opening this week at UIndy. A burglary transforms the life of an eccentric loner in the stage comedy Love Song, opening Friday at the University of Indianapolis. Performances are at 8 p.m. April […]

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