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In the news: Business, Poli Sci, Forensics

Dr. Larry Belcher, the new dean of UIndy’s School of Business, was invited for an in-studio interview Tuesday at WXIN-Fox59 to discuss the potential impact of the mounting economic crisis in Greece. “Clearly it’s going to have a disruptive effect on the markets for a while, but it’s probably not going to be significant long term,” […]

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Civic institute to host teacher workshop

UIndy’s Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives is offering a free workshop July 13 and 14 to help Indiana high school teachers make use of local history archives in the classroom. The intensive workshop will explore strategies for tying local history to national themes using primary sources, such as materials in the Mayoral Archives relating to the civil […]

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Prof’s cave crawl turns up new spider species

VIDEO: Click here for a firsthand view of cave research Crawling into dark caves to look for spiders is not everyone’s idea of fun, but it works for Assistant Professor of Biology Marc Milne – especially when it pays off with fresh scientific discoveries and research opportunities for students. Dr. Milne, an ecologist by training […]

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Loss Prevention track targets fast-growing field

Industry partnership includes professional accreditation, job interviews A new bachelor’s degree specialty at the University of Indianapolis is among the first in the nation to prepare graduates for one of the hottest fields in criminal justice: retail loss prevention. Developed in cooperation with The Loss Prevention Foundation, the program launches this fall as a Loss […]

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Grant funds southern Indiana archaeology work

Senior archaeology and anthropology major Kristopher Aguirre, left, works the wilds of Floyd County with UIndy research associate Rebecca Van Sessen and Assistant Professor Christopher Moore. (Photo by Elizabeth Straub) A $50,000 federal grant is supporting UIndy faculty and students in a major archaeological survey of southern Indiana’s Floyd County. After months of preparation, Assistant […]

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In the news: women’s golf, Criminal Justice

The UIndy women’s golf team had a chance to relive its first NCAA National Championship earlier this week when WISH-TV aired a warm, two-minute profile of the squad. “We just stuck to our game plan, took each hole one at a time, and got it done,” said rising sophomore Paxton DeHaven, one of several top players returning to […]

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Science magazine features UIndy forensic work

UIndy’s forensic anthropology team exhumes a body last year in southern Texas. As the field team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory prepares for its third trip to Texas to help identify the remains of missing migrants, its work is featured in this month’s issue of Scientific American magazine. A package headlined “The Mystery of […]

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TEDx conference set for Oct. 20 at UIndy

‘Keep It Simple’ is theme for ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ event The University of Indianapolis is a presenting sponsor and host of the fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis conference, taking place Oct. 20 at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Following this year’s theme, “Keep It Simple,” all speakers and performances will illuminate the importance of paring things down […]

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Q&A: UIndy grad prepares for literary spotlight

Wanamaker resident Francesca Zappia, who earned her UIndy bachelor’s degree earlier this month, will read and sign copies of her debut novel, Made You Up, on Tuesday evening at Barnes & Noble in Greenwood. “Could young Indy author be the next John Green?” reads the headline on an Indianapolis Star interview with Francesca Zappia, a fresh UIndy grad who on […]

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Sun shines on Commencement 2015 festivities

Beautiful weather greeted thousands of UIndy graduates and their loved ones Saturday for Commencement 2015 at Key Stadium. Nearly 1,400 undergraduates and graduate students from 25 states and 24 nations were eligible to participate in the ceremony, one of the largest graduating classes in the university’s history. In the photos below, graduates take up President Robert […]

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