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Tyson proves he is rock star of public science

Author, TV host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke for nearly three hours Wednesday to a capacity crowd in UIndy’s Nicoson Hall arena. Read Indianapolis Star story See Indy Star photo gallery Watch WRTV report Internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hit the UIndy campus at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a small-group discussion with students, […]

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Students, staff collaborate on new My UIndy

If you like the new look, structure and functionality of My UIndy – the university’s intranet for students, faculty and staff – you can thank a months-long collaboration between the Information Systems staff and students in the Department of Art & Design. Brianna Gannon, Kathleen Graves and Aaron Yoder were juniors last spring when the My […]

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Music students share talent at Eskenazi Health

Once again this year, students from the UIndy Department of Music and its Pre-College Music Program are using their talents to entertain and soothe patients, staff and visitors at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital. UIndy’s Community Music Service Fellowship, coordinated by associate adjunct professor Minju Choi, enables participants to perform afternoon concerts in the hospital’s Eli […]

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Anthropologists to discuss migrants’ plight

A UIndy anthropologist and a colleague will speak Oct. 16 on campus about their research and humanitarian work on the plight of undocumented migrants. “Essential Collaborations: Bringing Together Biological and Cultural Perspectives on the Violence of Migration” will feature Krista Latham, associate professor of biology and anthropology at UIndy, and Wendy Vogt, assistant professor of […]

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Musical comedy ‘Urinetown’ opens next week

Andy Wegg and Elise Campagna lead the cast for UIndy’s production of “Urinetown: The Musical,” a satire of corporate greed and the Broadway musical form itself. The UIndy Department of Theatre will launch its 2014-2015 season this month with a musical tale of corruption, courage and … pay toilets? Winner of three Tony Awards, Urinetown: […]

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Study: Birth control use varies by social class

Contraceptive decisions appear linked to unmarried pregnancy rates Hear WFYI radio report A new study of couples living together unmarried finds that the working class and the middle class have significantly different attitudes and approaches toward birth control, helping to explain why unwed births are far less common among the college-educated than their less-educated counterparts. […]

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Exhibition pays tribute to local arts figure

To many artists and students in central Indiana and across the nation, Ed Funk was best known as the owner of Dolphin Papers, an art supply company specializing in unique items and materials. Funk was an artist in his own right, however, and a retrospective exhibition of his work opens Oct. 6 at the University of […]

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Writer Michael Martone to speak Oct. 7

Indiana-born essayist and fiction writer Michael Martone will visit campus Oct. 7 through UIndy’s Kellogg Writers Series. Martone will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. in Room 010 of Schwitzer Student Center. Admission is free. The Fort Wayne native’s most recent collections of short fiction include Four for a Quarter, Not Normal, Illinois: Peculiar Fiction […]

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Faculty Forum: Catholic contributions to UIndy

Although the University of Indianapolis was founded by a Protestant denomination (the United Brethren in Christ, which became part of the United Methodist Church), Roman Catholic students, faculty and staff members have played important roles in its history. Michael Cartwright, dean of Ecumenical & Interfaith Programs and associate professor of Philosophy & Religion, will explore […]

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Kellogg Writers Series opens with noted poet

Poet Todd Davis will appear at UIndy on Tuesday in the first event of the 2014-2015 Kellogg Writers Series. Davis will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Schwitzer Student Center Room 010. He is the author of four full-length collections of poetry and a limited-edition chapbook, Household of Water, Moon, and Snow: The […]

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