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Composition to honor philanthropist DeHaan

Maestro Raymond Leppard leads University of Indianapolis students and local professionals Monday on opening night of UIndy’s Faculty Artist Concert Series. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, the University of Indianapolis has commissioned a classical music composition to honor a benefactor whose support made the center possible. Philanthropist Christel […]

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Professor honored among ‘Living Legends’

UIndy Professor Phylis Lan Lin, second from left, poses with fellow honorees at the 10th anniversary gala of the Indy Asian American Times newspaper. Professor of Sociology Phylis Lan Lin was honored recently among the “Living Legends of Indiana’s Chinese-American Community” for her contributions to education and international cooperation. The honorees were recognized during the 10th anniversary gala […]

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Concert season to open with Maestro Leppard

Monday’s gala event celebrates 20 years of Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center UPDATE: Concert review from Jay Harvey Upstage Maestro Raymond Leppard will lead UIndy students and faculty soloists in Monday’s opening performance of the 2014-2015 Faculty Artist Concert Series at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Now entering its 34th season, the acclaimed series […]

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Violin competition to air live on WICR-FM/HD

For the first time ever, the entire International Violin Competition of Indianapolis will be broadcast live, beginning this weekend on UIndy public radio station WICR-88.7 FM/HD. The quadrennial competition features 40 of the world’s best young violinists competing for management deals, international concert engagements, a Carnegie Hall recital debut, more than $250,000 in prizes and the […]

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Arts center hosts Big Car anniversary show

Sept. 10 reception to feature live performances, interactive fun UPDATE: See Indy Star photo gallery AUDIO: Hear UIndy gallery director Mark Ruschman and Big Car founder Jim Walker on WFYI’s The Art of the Matter. (Interview begins around 36:30.) PRINT: Read Indianapolis Star story Big Car, the local arts and community-building collective, is celebrating its […]

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How they spent summer: NSF-funded research

Having never used fast-scan cyclic voltammetry to quantify serotonin release in mice with Huntington’s Disease, we had to ask Sarah Fantin to explain how she spent her summer break. The senior Chemistry and Psychology major patiently described her research project at the University of Kansas, which involved applying electric potential to thin slices of mouse […]

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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 UPDATE: The event has been moved to UIndy’s Nicoson Hall arena. 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 […]

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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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Record-setting freshman class expected

This year’s incoming Greyhounds are highest ever in GPA, sheer numbers With the fall semester starting Aug. 25, the University of Indianapolis expects the largest incoming class – and one of the most academically successful – in its century-plus history. At least 930 freshmen, a 16 percent increase from 2013, will join the Greyhound ranks […]

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