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UIndy business students give back for spring break

The University of Indianapolis Student Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) continued its tradition of giving back during spring break with a visit to Habitat for Humanity in Savannah, Ga., in March. While Habitat for Humanity is the biggest service opportunity of the year for business students, it’s one of many service-learning projects available throughout the year, […]

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$5 million gift from Indianapolis scientist will address STEM and engineering workforce gaps – launching the R.B. Annis School of Engineering

The University of Indianapolis announced today the launch of the R.B. Annis School of Engineering in the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences through a transformational, $5 million gift honoring one of Indianapolis’ most revered scientists and innovators. The gift, given in honor of the late Robert B. Annis, an inventor and scientist, will advance […]

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Martinsville, Homestead claim top spots in 2017 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards

Martinsville High School was named Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2017 Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) awards Monday at the University of Indianapolis. Crown Point High School was the Television School of the Year runner-up, while Carmel High School was the runner-up […]

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University of Indianapolis provost office hosts mock crime scene

The University of Indianapolis Provost Office was the scene of a “crime” recently as the Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency (IMCFSA) trained a new forensic scientist and provided a real-life learning experience for criminology students.  To the untrained eye, it might have been a disturbing sight: blood spatter, bullet holes – and even a dummy […]

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Timeline display explores contributions of female scientists and mathematicians for Women’s History Month

A visual illustration on display in Martin Hall in honor of Women’s History Month highlights the history of women in science and mathematics. Sophomore Emily Taner and senior Marissa Thomas created the timeline as a project for the Gender and Ethnicity in Math and Science (GEMS) course. Krysi Leganza, associate professor of mathematics and computer […]

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From pocket parks to global solutions, greenspace ideas abound at Fairbanks Symposium

More than 200 community leaders participated in the 2017 Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership at the University of Indianapolis March 3. This year’s symposium brought local and national visionaries together to discuss how greenspaces contribute to a vibrant urban life.  Event organizers included University of Indianapolis Professor Ted Frantz, who is also director […]

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Indianapolis Quartet presents “Secrets from the Masters” with special guest Mark Kosower Monday at Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center

The Indianapolis Quartet will present its second concert of the season featuring some of western music’s most important works of art. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Ruth Lilly Performance Hall in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center on the University of Indianapolis campus. Concert admission […]

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February highlights from the University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis strengthened its south side community ties with a scholarship announcement in February. WICR and the School of Education both celebrated awards, while UIndy Athletics hosted regional competitions in NCAA wrestling and indoor track and field.

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UIndy senior volunteers for earthquake relief in home country of Japan

When University of Indianapolis senior Takashi Urabe heard about the devastating earthquake in Kumamoto, Japan last year, he knew he wanted to help. Urabe made the trip back to his home country to volunteer for earthquake clean-up on three separate occasions. “I wanted to do volunteer disaster relief because earthquakes are really common in Japan,” […]

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Facebook product designer and creativity expert Tanner Christensen brings life lessons to UIndy students

When students start thinking about careers, creativity may not be a word that comes to mind. But that’s exactly what Tanner Christensen, Facebook product designer and author of “The Creative Challenge,” wants them to consider. Christensen visited the University of Indianapolis campus Tuesday as part of “Creative Millions,” a Professional Edge Center initiative to encourage […]

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