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Indy Jazz Fest kicks off Sept. 10 at UIndy

The annual Indy Jazz Fest will begin its 10-day run next week, and once again the action will start with a special free concert at the University of Indianapolis. Presented by UIndy public radio station WICR-FM/HD, the Indy Jazz Fest Band will deliver its Tribute to Frank Sinatra at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in Ruth Lilly Performance […]

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Library, Health Pavilion open for business

There’s still a bit of cleanup and construction going on, but the UIndy Health Pavilion and the redesigned Krannert Memorial Library are officially open for business today, introducing two striking new campus landmarks on the first day of the fall semester. Both feature dramatic open spaces, lively colors and cool, contemporary furnishings. Aside from their primary purposes, both […]

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Bookstore to host best-selling fantasy author

New York Times best-selling fantasy author R.A. Salvatore will read and discuss his work in a special event Wednesday, Sept. 2, at UIndy’s Follett Bookstore. Salvatore is perhaps best known for his Dungeons & Dragons-related book series The Legend of Drizzt, featuring dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden as protagonist, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. […]

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UIndy archives fuel WFYI Hudnut special

Former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut chats with UIndy President Robert Manuel and Mayoral Archives Director Edward Frantz at a Greyhound basketball game. The University of Indianapolis’ Mayoral Archives play a key role in a new TV special about former Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut, premiering at 7:30 tonight on WFYI-TV 20. Twilight Reflections, Evening Meditations features a recent […]

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Video: Volunteers greet largest freshman class

In what could become a new Move-In Day tradition, UIndy’s newly arrived Class of ’19 poses for a supersized group photo Wednesday afternoon at Key Stadium. Watch WRTV report Watch WISH-TV report The largest and most academically successful incoming freshman class in University of Indianapolis history got a solid taste of Greyhound hospitality Wednesday during […]

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Fresh facilities, opportunities await students

The downtown skyline is clearly visible from the fourth floor of the new UIndy Health Pavilion, highlighting the university’s connection to the city. Incoming freshman class sets records for size, academic success Students returning to the University of Indianapolis for the Aug. 31 start of fall classes will find a campus – and a neighborhood […]

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BlueIndy cars arriving soon on UIndy campus

This BlueIndy electric car station at Hanna and State avenues is one of two scheduled to open this fall on campus, providing a convenient new transportation option for the UIndy community and its University Heights neighbors. Like a scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey, mysterious black obelisks have appeared on State Avenue next to UIndy’s new Health […]

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Sept. 5 charity bike ride starts at UIndy

Cyclists and animal lovers, take note: UIndy is the launching point and a key sponsor for the third annual “Pedal 4 Paws” Miracle Mile Ride, with all proceeds supporting FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic. The ride is part of the annual Gateway Fest & Labor Day Miracle Mile Parade festivities, a celebration of the Southside’s past and future taking […]

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Archaeology project gets Bicentennial approval

A UIndy public archaeology project led by Associate Professor Christopher Moore has been declared an official Bicentennial Legacy Project by the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial Commission. Moore and his students have been working since 2013 at a Carroll County site called Baum’s Landing, which was home to some of that area’s first white settlers and remains rife with […]

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City moving forward on Red Line transit route

A series of public meetings this month will give residents a chance to learn and offer input about a proposed public transit line that would link the UIndy campus to Fountain Square, downtown, Broad Ripple and points in between — perhaps as soon as 2018. The Red Line is the first of five proposed express routes in a billion-dollar bus rapid […]

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