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Lugar shares perspective with students, press

Sen. Richard Lugar presents UIndy’s $1,000 Lugar Student Leadership Award, as well as a copy of his own book, to Lawrence North High School senior Edric Zeng during Saturday’s 38th annual Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders. NEWS COVERAGE The Indianapolis Star WTHR Fox59 IndyPolitics.org (audio) What was on longtime Senator Richard Lugar’s mind when he […]

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Friday showcase features UIndy student writers

Folks enjoying the city’s First Friday gallery tour tomorrow should spend some time at the UIndy-affiliated Wheeler Arts Community in Fountain Square, where the Department of English will host another of its periodic “Electrostatic Showcase” literary events. Highlights will include readings by creative writing students from 6 to 8 p.m. and the launch of the […]

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In the news: Archeology & Forensics Team

Dr. Krista Latham and the student team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory are subjects of the cover story in the latest NUVO Newsweekly. In an extensive piece headlined “Immigration: A journey of death,” NUVO News Editor Amber Stearns (a UIndy alum) wrote about the team’s humanitarian work over the past two years: Two trips to southern […]

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New service course teaches culture and more

UIndy students Hannah Hornsby, center, and Hannah Gayhart, right, work with children at Laurelwood Apartments through a new service-learning course. “Is this obtuse?” asks 11-year-old Angel, pointing to her math homework from IPS School 65. UIndy junior Hunter Hamm patiently explains the various types of angles to Angel and her classmate DeLawrence. It’s one of […]

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Faculty Forum explores TB and Christmas Seals

Professor Stephen Nawrocki is perhaps best known for his work in forensic anthropology, but he’ll reveal a different interest during this month’s Faculty Forum. “The Scourge of Tuberculosis and the Christmas Seal Campaign” is the topic of Nawrocki’s presentation at noon Wednesday in the Trustees Dining Room of Schwitzer Student Center. Refreshments will be served, […]

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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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