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VIDEO: Seniors reflect on UIndy experience

What is it like, obtaining one’s education at the University of Indianapolis? Who better to ask than the folks on the way out: this year’s graduating seniors? The above video, prepared for Sunday night’s Recognition Banquet, features interview clips in which members of the Class of 2015 discuss their UIndy experiences. The common themes that emerge […]

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Students recognized for leadership and service

Vice President and Dean of Students Kory Vitangeli, left, presents leadership awards during Sunday’s eighth annual Recognition Banquet in UIndy Hall. Students and campus organizations that have distinguished themselves through service and leadership were honored Sunday night at the eighth annual Recognition Banquet in Schwitzer Student Center’s UIndy Hall. Among the awards presented was the Outstanding […]

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UIndy senior to publish debut YA novel

Francesca Zappia’s Made You Up set for national release May 19 Hardly talking by age 3, Francesca Zappia was screened for autism. “The teacher doing the testing said that I was the lowest-functioning child she had ever seen,” says Zappia, apparently just a late bloomer. Now she’s a Dean’s List senior at UIndy, graduating May […]

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Kudos to Greyhounds: baseball and business

UIndy sophomore Jordan Tackett has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II National Pitcher of the Week after throwing a no-hitter Saturday against McKendree. Tackett, a Finance major and Perry Meridian High School grad, struck out six and walked two to help the Hounds shut out the Bearcats 5-0. Now 20-15 (16-8 in the GLVC), UIndy […]

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Professor, students honored at Pacers game

From left, College of Health Sciences Dean Stephanie Kelly, Associate Professor Stephanie Combs-Miller and President Robert Manuel step into the spotlight Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse during UIndy Night at the Pacers. The Indiana Pacers’ playoff hopes are still alive after last night’s 99-95 double-overtime win over the Washington Wizards, and who can disprove that a […]

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Music students donate their time for IPS contest

About 700 Indianapolis Public Schools students will have a chance to put their musical talents to the test today, thanks to some of UIndy’s own music students. The campus chapter of the National Association for Music Education is sending 22 members to Northwest High School this afternoon to serve as adjudicators for the IPS/Indiana State School Music Association Solo & Ensemble Contest for […]

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Students set for annual neighborhood cleanup

Just like a home, any neighborhood can benefit from a good spring cleaning, and the area around campus will get its turn this week, thanks to a horde of UIndy volunteers. More than 100 students and staffers already are signed up for this year’s Great UIndy Cleanup, which will send work crews Saturday morning to sites including […]

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Theatre: Classic tale gets a classic rock twist

Freshman Luke Garrigus and senior Elise Campagna are the tragic lovers of Eurydice, opening next week in Ransburg Auditorium. Ancient Greek myth gets a mind-bending update in UIndy’s production of Eurydice, which begins its run with a free sneak preview next Thursday. The 2003 play by Sarah Ruhl retells the legend of the musician-prophet Orpheus and his […]

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Ethics panel features state health care experts

A panel discussion Monday on campus will feature three experts discussing Indiana’s health care system from an ethical perspective. Presented by the Department of Philosophy & Religion and the College of Arts & Sciences, the event will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in Schwitzer 013. The featured panelists on the topics of justice, the […]

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On the air: Jazz Week and the business of sport

Director of Jazz Studies Freddie Mendoza was a guest on the latest episode of WFYI’s The Art of the Matter to talk about the eighth annual UIndy Jazz Week, which starts today and continues through Saturday with nightly concerts featuring students as well as top local and national players. Mendoza, who took over the Jazz Studies program last […]

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