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‘Christmas Celebration’ concerts Dec. 5 and 7

A rich tradition of holiday song will be explored Dec. 5 and 7 when the University of Indianapolis Department of Music stages its popular annual Christmas Celebration concerts. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in Ruth Lilly Performance Hall of UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts […]

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Student pianist wins statewide competition

UIndy senior Kevin Ellenberger came away with one of the top honors at the Music Teachers National Association State Performance Competitions, held Saturday at Ball State University. Ellenberger’s 30-minute performance of selections by C.P.E. Bach, Kodaly, Messiaen and Shostakovich won the piano category in the Collegiate/Young Artist division for ages 19-26. The piano performance and finance major […]

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Pastors, author to discuss same-sex marriage

What does the Bible really say about same-sex marriage? Eighty United Methodist Church pastors have registered for a Dec. 3 conference at UIndy to discuss that very question, and the morning keynote presentation is open to the campus community and the public. The topic is undoubtedly controversial, says event organizer Michael Cartwright, dean of Ecumenical & […]

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5 questions: Obama’s immigration action

President Barack Obama’s new executive action on immigration, announced Thursday night, is neither the overreach his opponents have criticized nor the sweeping move some supporters have hailed, says a political science professor at the University of Indianapolis. As a practical matter, the significance of the new, temporary protections for certain undocumented immigrants is more political […]

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Student-Directed Productions open tonight

It’s that time of year again, when students in the Department of Theatre get to call the shots and bring their classroom learning to the stage. The annual Student-Directed Productions will debut with a free sneak preview tonight before officially opening for public performances Friday through Sunday and again Dec. 4-6 in Studio Theatre on […]

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OK, so they didn’t catch a comet, but …

This still image from an on-board video camera shows the latest UIndy science balloon at the peak of its flight, nearly 18 miles above Earth’s surface. Watch flight video The world has been abuzz this week over the amazing images captured by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, which traveled for 10 years through space […]

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Event tonight celebrates Burmese culture

The culture of our city’s Burmese immigrant community – at least 9,000 strong and growing, especially on the Southside – is the focus of a student-organized public event tonight at UIndy. Performing arts, food, children’s games and guest speakers are all part of “Engaging & Celebrating the Burmese of Central Indiana,” which will run from […]

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Music major lands Jazz Foundation scholarship

UIndy junior James Loughery isn’t just studying music — he’s doing music. The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation apparently noticed, because it has named Loughery among just four college musicians in the state to receive a $1,000 scholarship. He will pick up the check and also perform with other local notables Nov. 20 at the foundation’s annual […]

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Art & Design faculty exhibition opens Monday

“Elsa & The O.W.C.,” monotype, 2013, by Katherine Fries The creative talents of UIndy’s Department of Art & Design faculty will be on display in an exhibition opening Monday in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery. The 40 pieces on display include oil paintings, digital photos, digital and monotype prints, mixed media, ceramics of […]

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Faculty Forum to feature Social Work

Scheduled for lunchtime Thursday, this month’s Faculty Forum will explore the Department of Social Work‘s partnerships with public agencies to create service learning opportunities that benefit needy segments of the community. Associate Professor Tracy Marschall and students Amanda Szura and Elizabeth Taulman will present “Multi-Course Agency Collaborations: Social work education’s opportunity to serve women affected by addiction, […]

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