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Forensics team continues Texas migrant project

UIndy Human Biology master’s degree candidates Amanda Khan (left) and Helen Brandt analyze skeletal remains in a laboratory at Texas State University. Associate Professor Krista Latham and the graduate students of UIndy’s Archaeology & Forensics Team are back in Texas for the fourth consecutive summer, volunteering their time and expertise to help identify undocumented migrants who have […]

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Undergrads working with Harvard researchers

Visiting scientists to study greenhouse gases throughout Indianapolis Read NUVO Newsweekly story A team of UIndy students will spend the next two weeks collaborating with Harvard University researchers on a study of greenhouse gas emissions in Marion County. The visiting scientists are led by Dr. Steven C. Wofsy, Abbott Lawrence Rotch Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science […]

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Archaeology team studying fabled gravesite

UIndy grad students Rose Perash (left) and Fatma Zalzala begin work at the so-called “grave in the middle of the road,” located between Franklin and Edinburgh. Peculiar 19th century burial rests in center of Johnson County road NEWS COVERAGE: Indianapolis Star (with photo gallery) WXIN-Fox59 WTHR-TV 13 WISH-TV 8 WRTV-6 Daily Journal Inside Indiana Business A student […]

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Undergrad research projects draw notice

Fresh UIndy graduate Elizabeth Wells (center) discusses her arachnid illustrations with faculty members Marc Milne and Jen Camden during the recent Scholars’ Day. Apparently Elizabeth Wells is very good at drawing microscopic spider parts, because The Field Museum in Chicago has posted her work online for use by scientists around the world. Wells graduated magna cum laude from UIndy’s Strain Honors College […]

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VIDEO: UIndy marks Commencement 2016

Despite a few sprinkles, UIndy successfully conducted its 2016 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 7, at Key Stadium. NPR Morning Edition host and Carmel native Steve Inskeep delivered an inspirational address and called up a student volunteer to present his honorary diploma to his mother in the audience. Singer-actress Jearlyn Steele sang a cappella tributes to her hero […]

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UIndy volunteers boost Perry Cultural Festival

UIndy students Jinali Shah (left) and Aakanksha Bhagwal perform traditional Indian dance during Saturday’s Perry Cultural Festival at the Baxter YMCA. Not pictured is Aniketh Chavan.(Photo courtesy Perry Cultural Festival) The second annual edition of the Perry Cultural Festival drew some attention over the weekend, thanks in part to significant involvement by the UIndy community. The event Saturday […]

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VIDEO: April proves eventful month at UIndy

April 2016 was a busy month at UIndy, with new academic programs announced, the final arts events of the season, the University’s first student Fulbright scholar and a surprising development at the Mayoral Archives. Click above to watch.

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Greyhounds getting into the ‘500’ spirit

May in Indianapolis means UIndy Commencement, of course – it’s this Saturday – but there’s also a little thing called the Indy 500, which happens to be running for the 100th time this year. The UIndy campus is one of 33 sites in the city chosen by the 100th Running Host Committee for a social […]

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Student speakers chosen for Commencement

Nearly 1,400 graduates eligible to walk in May 7 ceremony at Key Stadium Two students – a Fulbright scholar and a soon-to-be physical therapist – will join NPR host Steve Inskeep as speakers for the May 7 commencement ceremony at the University of Indianapolis. Representing the undergraduate Class of 2016 will be Ahmed “Zak” Mitiche, […]

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Foreign journalists receive UIndy education

History & Political Science faculty members Laura Albright and Edward Frantz speak this morning to foreign journalists on a State Department press tour. A group of 24 foreign journalists came to UIndy today for a crash course in U.S. politics and next week’s Indiana primary. Hosted by the State Department, the reporters are on a week-long U.S. tour to […]

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