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Indiana found itself in the national spotlight this week as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump selected Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. Fortunately, UIndy faculty were available to provide perspective on an unusual election year that keeps getting more unusual. “(Often) you have the ‘October surprise’ right before the general election,” Assistant Professor of […]
The 2016-2017 visual arts season at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery will feature work by faculty, alumni, students and other local, national and international artists, including one whose preferred medium is broken vinyl records. Indianapolis-based Lobyn Hamilton literally cuts and smashes LPs — and their covers — into pieces that he then applies as […]
Summer at UIndy opened with the launch of a national partnership, record-breaking classes, camps and conferences and a warm welcome for the incoming Class of 2020. Click above to watch.
Dr. Amanda Miller of the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice continues to draw national attention with her research on marriage, cohabitation and household dynamics. Most recently, she is coauthor of a study suggesting that couples who share household chores equitably are also busier in the bedroom. Read about it in the New York Post (“Wanna have […]
UK voters’ discontent echoes unusual election year in the US, he says WIBC-FM report IndyPolitics.org interview (audio) 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]