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Psychology prof named Teacher of the Year

Within the School of Psychological Sciences, students say Associate Professor Debbie Warman is the best to have for morning classes, bringing “more energy than a gallon of coffee.” Dr. Warman’s enthusiasm and ability to engage students are key reasons why she was selected UIndy’s 2014 Teacher of the Year. The honor was presented this week […]

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Key Stadium to host May 3 commencement

Outdoor ceremony will recognize both undergraduate and graduate students UIndy is supersizing graduation day this year with a May 3 ceremony that will be the university’s first outdoor commencement in decades and the first since 2002 to combine undergraduate and graduate programs. Commencement exercises have been conducted indoors since the 1960s, most recently in Nicoson Hall […]

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Men’s golf takes 15th GLVC championship

The UIndy men’s golf team won its second consecutive Great Lakes Valley Conference title Tuesday at Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus. The Greyhounds downed Missouri-St. Louis 3-2 in the match play final. The conference championship is the 15th overall for the UIndy program. “I couldn’t be more proud of our group,” head coach Brent Nicoson […]

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Capt. Bubble Wrap saves students from stress

Senior Heather Zalewski (right) takes out her end-of-semester frustrations on Captain Bubble Wrap, alter ego of Warren Hall residence director Derrick Hicks. Look! Out on Smith Mall! It’s … a guy wearing a cape made of bubble wrap? In a familiar sign that spring is here — and final exams are next week – UIndy’s Counseling Center staged […]

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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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