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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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Concert to feature new Jazz Studies director

Monday night will mark the Faculty Artist Concert Series debut of UIndy’s new Jazz Studies director, Freddie Mendoza. The trombonist will headline a program of standards by composers including Billy Strayhorn, Cole Porter, Antonio Carlos Jobim, J.J. Johnson and Miles Davis. Joining him will be acclaimed pianist Steve Allee, drummer Steve Houghton, bassist and UIndy alum Nick […]

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Composition to honor philanthropist DeHaan

Maestro Raymond Leppard leads University of Indianapolis students and local professionals Monday on opening night of UIndy’s Faculty Artist Concert Series. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, the University of Indianapolis has commissioned a classical music composition to honor a benefactor whose support made the center possible. Philanthropist Christel […]

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Professor honored among ‘Living Legends’

UIndy Professor Phylis Lan Lin, second from left, poses with fellow honorees at the 10th anniversary gala of the Indy Asian American Times newspaper. Professor of Sociology Phylis Lan Lin was honored recently among the “Living Legends of Indiana’s Chinese-American Community” for her contributions to education and international cooperation. The honorees were recognized during the 10th anniversary gala […]

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