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Historian: Surprise ‘Brexit’ vote is perfect storm

UK voters’ discontent echoes unusual election year in the US, he says A specialist in modern British history, Dr. Chad Martin knew the so-called “Brexit” referendum would be close, and he understood why. Still, he was surprised late Thursday night when the tally determined the U.K. was leaving the European Union. “I was going back […]

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Archives fellow honored for work as mayor

UIndy Visiting Fellow Greg Ballard finished his tenure as Indianapolis mayor in January, but he is still receiving kudos for his actions while in office. This spring, the international Robotics Education & Competition Foundation inducted Ballard into its STEM Hall of Fame under the Heroes category, which honors contributions in guiding young people toward studies and […]

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Profs’ project shows issues facing refugees

UIndy researchers spent nine months working with local Congolese women UPDATE: Read NUVO Newsweekly story Today has been declared World Refugee Day by the United Nations, and two UIndy professors will share their research on local refugees at a downtown event marking the occasion. Dr. Shannon McMorrow, interim director of UIndy’s Master of Public Health […]

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Greyhound standout lands Pacers workout

Recent UIndy graduate Jordan Loyd has been all over the news this week after being invited to join in the Indiana Pacers’ pre-draft workout Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Environmental Sustainability major from Atlanta enjoyed a strong senior season with the Greyhounds, shooting over 50 percent from the field and averaging 20.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and […]

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Student archaeology projects draw attention

Famous ‘grave in the road’ had seven occupants, researchers find As noted in UIndy News last month, Dr. Christopher Schmidt of the Department of Anthropology has been working with students and colleagues on a job for Johnson County officials: In conjunction with a road improvement project, they were asked to exhume, examine and re-inter the remains of Nancy […]

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UIndy, American Pianists announce partnership

Winner of 2017 American Pianists Awards will serve as artist-in-residence DeHaan Center will host 2017 American Pianists Awards new music recital The American Pianists Association and the University of Indianapolis announced today a partnership to launch an artist-in-residence program and create opportunities for college students and the broader community to experience world-class musical talent. Under […]

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Orlando: UIndy faculty offer analysis, advice

Journalists have called upon UIndy faculty this week for insights on the tragic mass shooting in Orlando. Dr. Anita Thomas, dean of the School of Psychological Sciences, was interviewed Monday at RTV6’s Monument Circle studio, discussing the murderer’s possible motivations and how to ease children’s fears about violent events. “I would certainly encourage parents to have an open […]

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Departing chaplain honored for service

The Rev. Dr. Lang Brownlee is stepping away from his role as a chaplain at UIndy, but not without some recognition for his 15 years of service. Brownlee, who will continue to teach courses in the Department of Philosophy & Religion, received UIndy’s Jerry Israel Interfaith Service Award last week at a reception to mark his […]

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Comedies rule upcoming Theatre season

Quirky humor prevails in the 2016-2017 season just announced by the UIndy Department of Theatre. The four productions include a musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; a ripped-from-the-headlines political satire, The Totalitarians; a risqué British farce, Move Over, Mrs. Markham (as the annual Dinner Theatre production); and the Student-Directed Productions, which put undergraduates in charge of the onstage […]

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PT students get taste of life with disabilities

A rite of passage for first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students at the University of Indianapolis is an event some call “disability lunch.” The students are outfitted with slings, braces, gloves, blindfolds and other appliances to simulate the effects of stroke, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis and other conditions common to older adults. They then struggle through […]

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