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Campus community mourns student’s passing

The entire University of Indianapolis community mourns the loss of Dai-Jon Parker, a senior student-athlete with a vibrant personality who had a great future ahead. This is a tragic situation for everyone involved, and UIndy is offering counseling and support to the people closest to him. Dai-Jon passed away Thursday after a water accident on Morse Reservoir. […]

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City officials look to UIndy: ‘This is the future’

Joining in today’s groundbreaking ceremony were (from left) Kory Vitangeli, Vice President and Dean of Students; Adam Thies, director of the Department of Metropolitan Development; Mike Watkins of the UIndy Board of Trustees; UIndy President Robert Manuel; Gene Zink, chairman and CEO of Strategic Capital Partners; and Jason Dudich, chief of staff for Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. Greyhound Village project hailed as model for […]

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IBJ: UIndy alumnus boosts Indians’ revenue

A UIndy graduate’s innovative sales ideas have tripled sponsorship revenue for the Indianapolis Indians, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal. The newspaper’s lead story this week is a profile of the team’s director of corporate sales and marketing, Joel Zawacki, who graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a minor in […]

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TEDx conference set for Oct. 20 at UIndy

‘Keep It Simple’ is theme for ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ event The University of Indianapolis is a presenting sponsor and host of the fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis conference, taking place Oct. 20 at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Following this year’s theme, “Keep It Simple,” all speakers and performances will illuminate the importance of paring things down […]

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Service conference aims for global impact

International Symposium on Service-Learning runs next week at UIndy BACKGROUND: What is service-learning? Nearly 200 participants from eight nations will attend the sixth biennial International Symposium on Service-Learning, taking place next Thursday through Saturday at the University of Indianapolis. Under the theme “Service-Learning as a Global Movement: Transforming Communities and Higher Education,” the event aims […]

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Softball team starts World Series action today

The Greyhound softball team celebrates Saturday after sweeping a doubleheader to win the D-II Midwest Super Regional and a trip to the national championships. The action begins this afternoon in Oklahoma City as the UIndy softball team enters the Division II Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2009. The 10th-ranked Hounds (47-13) will […]

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‘Wallbreaking’ kicks off library renovation

Speaking and testing their sledgehammer skills at Tuesday’s ceremony were (from left) Krannert Memorial Library Director Matthew Shaw, Executive Vice President and Provost Deborah Balogh, UIndy President Emeritus Gene Sease, President Robert Manuel and F.A. Wilhelm Construction Co. President Philip Kenney. Click here for video It takes a unique event to launch a unique renovation project, […]

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Women’s golf claims first NCAA team title

The UIndy women’s golf team led all four rounds of last week’s 2015 NCAA Division II Championships and came home with a national title — a first for the program and also the first team national championship in Greyhound athletics history. Senior Chanice Young of Evansville tied for fifth individually and led the Hounds to a five-stroke […]

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Q&A: UIndy grad prepares for literary spotlight

Wanamaker resident Francesca Zappia, who earned her UIndy bachelor’s degree earlier this month, will read and sign copies of her debut novel, Made You Up, on Tuesday evening at Barnes & Noble in Greenwood. “Could young Indy author be the next John Green?” reads the headline on an Indianapolis Star interview with Francesca Zappia, a fresh UIndy grad who on […]

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Greyhounds rule GLVC — fair and square

For the fourth consecutive year and the seventh time overall, the University of Indianapolis has claimed the Great Lakes Valley Conference All-Sports Trophy, presented to the member institution that demonstrates the best all-around performance in the league’s 20 sponsored sports. The award is the conference’s first “four-peat” since 1990. UIndy won five league titles over the […]

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