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Comedy career clicks for UIndy alumnus

Brent Terhune hasn’t hit the big time yet, but he is nurturing a national reputation, and he’s definitely a celebrity right now on Indianapolis’ south side. With his first comedy album set for release next week, the 2012 UIndy grad graces the covers of both the Southside Times and Southsider Voice weekly newspapers. Terhune, a Roncalli […]

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Faculty Artist Concert Series returns to WICR

Good news: Our amazing faculty musicians are returning to our fabulous radio station. After a brief hiatus, broadcasts of the Department of Music‘s Faculty Artist Concert Series will resume a weekly schedule at 1 p.m. Saturday on UIndy public station WICR-88.7 FM/HD. (The broadcast follows Hoosier History Live!, which airs at noon and this week features Associate Professor […]

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Officer’s private kindness becomes big news

See the coverage: WRTV – WTHR – WXIN UIndy Police Officer Doug Doan wasn’t trying to be a hero when he took some toys to a local family facing tough times, but his act of kindness certainly has drawn a lot of attention. Doan met the family, with its three young boys, this week while working his third-shift beat around campus. Without sharing too […]

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Governor greets new Woodrow Wilson fellows

Gov. Mike Pence and Woodrow Wilson Foundation President Arthur Levine — the guys in the suits — pose today at Stierwalt Alumni House with UIndy’s new class of Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and scores of up-and-coming Indiana educators visited campus this morning for the introduction of this year’s new classes entering the […]

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New court and field will greet student-athletes

It’s hard to keep track of all the construction projects and improvements underway on the UIndy campus this summer — the Health Pavilion, Krannert Memorial Library and Greyhound Village apartments, to name a few — but let’s not forget our athletic venues. Both Key Stadium and Nicoson Hall arena have new and quite sharp-looking playing surfaces, among other updates. And […]

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DeHaan Gallery unveils upcoming exhibitions

The photography of Donna Adams will be part of the UIndy Art & Design Emeriti show, kicking off the new season in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery. The UIndy Department of Art & Design has a series of intriguing exhibitions on the 2015-2016 schedule for the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery. The gallery is […]

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On the air: Education prof touts school options

UIndy education professor Azure Angelov (right) talks with anchor Naomi Pescovitz last weekend on the WTHR set. (Still from video) In Indianapolis, back-to-school shopping means a lot more than it used to. No longer bound by district borders, families now can choose from an impressive variety of traditional public, charter and private schools that increasingly offer specialized […]

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Sept. 21 gala will launch faculty concert series

Maestro Raymond Leppard (center) leads UIndy faculty and students and guest performers during the opening gala of last year’s Faculty Artist Concert Series. UIndy’s acclaimed Faculty Artist Concert Series will formally launch its 35th season with a gala event Sept. 21 featuring conductor Raymond Leppard and a new composition commissioned especially for the occasion. As […]

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TEDx tickets go on sale Monday morning

Tickets for the fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis, taking place Oct. 20 at UIndy, will go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday. Click here to purchase tickets, which are $89 and include lunch. Seating is limited, and organizers anticipate a quick sellout. UIndy is a presenting sponsor of this year’s event and will host it at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Under […]

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Dr. Wantz named interim public safety director

Longtime UIndy administrator and faculty member David Wantz has been selected by Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to serve as Interim Director of the city’s Department of Public Safety. A former police officer as well as a psychology professor by training, Wantz is Associate Vice President for Government and Community Relations at UIndy and Special Assistant to President Robert […]

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