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High-flying quintet to release debut album

From left, Dean Franke, Jon Crabiel, Mark Ortwein, Peter Hansen and Gary Walters are the Icarus Ensemble. Ortwein and Hansen are UIndy music instructors. Eight years after its founding at the University of Indianapolis, the Icarus Ensemble has produced an album. Featuring current and former UIndy Department of Music faculty, the innovative classical-jazz-pop quintet will […]

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Kellogg Series presents prizewinning writers

The Kellogg Writers Series on Thursday will present the two winners of this year’s Whirling Prize, which is awarded by students in UIndy’s Department of English. Conducted by the student-run Etchings Press and now in its second year, the prize includes a $500 cash award for each writer and an opportunity to speak on campus. This year’s contest invited […]

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UIndy alumni drive Phoenix Theatre production

Read NUVO review As the Department of Theatre opens its gender-reversed adaptation of The Odd Couple this weekend, several folks with UIndy ties will continue their work on stage and behind the scenes downtown in the Phoenix Theatre’s production of The Cripple of Inishmaan. The dark comedy by playwright Martin McDonagh is set on a […]

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UIndy greatly expands summer programs

More than 200 courses available to help students stay on track to graduate In a move to provide greater flexibility for students and their families, the University of Indianapolis this year is nearly doubling the number of summer courses available to undergraduates. UIndy’s new summer catalog touts more than 200 courses in fields such as […]

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Chemistry Dept. promotes student research

New lab course helps undergrads ‘develop their professional selves’ If you’ve never used a microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometer before, Catey Costello can show you how. “It’s specifically designed for trace metal analysis,” the junior Biology and Chemistry major says. “We’ve been compiling our own guide so other students will have an easier time using the […]

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Female take on ‘Odd Couple’ opens Feb. 20

Justess Hurst, left, and Morgan Jackson lead the cast of The Odd Couple (Female Version), this year’s dinner production from the Department of Theatre. The University of Indianapolis will put a twist on a classic stage comedy when The Odd Couple (Female Version) opens Feb. 20 as the Department of Theatre’s annual dinner production. Adapted by […]

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Art exhibition inspired by Mexican game cards

Born in Mexico and now based in Chicago, painter and muralist Hector Duarte explores themes of migration, identity, freedom and culture in a solo exhibition opening Monday, Feb. 16, at UIndy. Featuring more than 20 acrylic paintings, some 10 to 20 feet wide, Lotería: Reflections of Life and Luck will be on display through March 20 in […]

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Faculty Forum: Rehabilitating a Belizean prison

For this month’s installment of the Faculty Forum lunchtime lecture series on Thursday, two faculty members from the Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice will share the results of an interesting project undertaken last year in Central America. Associate Professor Kevin Whiteacre and Assistant Professor Amanda Miller led students on a 2014 Spring Term trip to […]

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Acclaimed vocal ensemble to perform Feb. 22

The Real Group, from left, Morten Vinther, Anders Edenroth, Katarina Henryson, Anders Jalkéus and Emma Nilsdotter, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Swedish quintet The Real Group known for innovative a cappella work Groundbreaking Swedish vocal ensemble The Real Group will appear Feb. 22 at the University of Indianapolis as part of the ongoing 20th anniversary season […]

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Interfaith Lecture features acclaimed journalist

Award-winning journalist Gustav Niebuhr will discuss religious intolerance and stereotyping in a Feb. 10 lecture at the University of Indianapolis. Niebuhr, whose career has included covering religion for the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, is the author of Beyond Tolerance: How People Across America Are Building Bridges Between Faiths. He […]

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