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Business school sees jump in enrollment

As UIndy welcomes its largest-ever freshman class this fall, the School of Business is seeing an increase of its own. Enrollment in the introductory course for business majors, BADM 100, has risen to 126 from last year’s 99, a jump of 26 percent. Business Dean Karl Knapp attributes the growth to several factors, including a […]

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Season looks bright for football Greyhounds

Football season starts next week, and it’s shaping up to be another great one for UIndy. After two consecutive Great Lakes Valley Conference championships and subsequent trips to the NCAA Division II tournament, the Greyhounds have 15 starters returning, including quarterback Conner Barthel, last year’s top four receivers and the entire offensive line. UIndy topped […]

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CAC, CHS co-sponsor walkability summit

UIndy’s Center for Aging & Community and College of Health Sciences are sponsors of the first Indiana Walk Summit, a conference this week in Indianapolis on creating walkable communities. The event takes place Wednesday and Thursday at the Marten House Hotel and Lilly Conference Center, 1801 W. 86th St. Attendees will include community leaders, health professionals, transportation […]

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Tickets announced for Oct. 22 Tyson talk

Seating is limited for appearance by science star, ‘Cosmos’ host Read Indianapolis Star interview Internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of the updated Cosmos science television series, will speak Oct. 22 at the University of Indianapolis. “This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the Universe” is the theme of Tyson’s presentation, which will begin at […]

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VIDEO: PT school issues Ice Bucket Challenge

Associate Professor Stephanie Combs-Miller instructs physical therapy colleagues and students in dousing themselves with ice water. (Click photo to see video.) Oh, yes, like the rest of the world, UIndy is getting caught up in the ALS Association’s viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign. Given that amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease that affects muscle control, […]

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They’re here! Largest freshman class arrives

In a sure sign the 2014-2015 academic year is upon us, green-shirted Movin’ Crew volunteers haul freshmen gear into Warren Hall this morning during UIndy’s annual Move-In Day. After a parade of Welcome Week events, classes will begin Monday. News coverage, photos and more: WRTV WXIN WISH WTHR Twitter: #UIndyCreates Facebook The largest freshman class […]

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New digital media programs begin this fall

Both traditional and adult students can prepare for careers in emerging communications fields through new digital media programs starting this fall at UIndy. Digital Media Studies is a bachelor of science program, unique in Indiana, that includes courses in writing and content, design, software development, marketing and public relations, communication law and analytics. Aimed at […]

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Airport exhibition features longtime prof’s art

The whimsical ceramic figures of Professor Emeritus Dee Schaad are familiar to many folks within and beyond the UIndy community, and now they are on display for international travelers passing through town. Recently retired after more than 30 years in the Department of Art & Design, Schaad is one of just two local artists selected […]

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Advising center adds experienced staffers

Two experienced new advisors are joining UIndy’s Center for Advising and Student Achievement this fall. Erica Pedroza and Megan Chaille, both with backgrounds in college advising, adjunct teaching and youth mentoring, are well-suited to the individualized, proactive, developmental approach practiced at UIndy, CASA Director Lela Mixon said. Pedroza previously worked in advising at Ivy Tech […]

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MBA students excel in business competition

A student team from UIndy’s Saturday Executive MBA program has scored in the top 1 percent among more than 1,300 teams in a national business simulation competition. Greg Crafts, Justin Libak, Brian McIntire and Adejare Windokun were students this summer in MBA 690, a capstone course intended to tie together the full range of business […]

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