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Arts center hosts Big Car anniversary show

Sept. 10 reception to feature live performances, interactive fun AUDIO: Hear UIndy gallery director Mark Ruschman and Big Car founder Jim Walker on WFYI’s The Art of the Matter. (Interview begins around 36:30.) Big Car, the local arts and community-building collective, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a multimedia exhibition and an evening of performances […]

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How they spent summer: NSF-funded research

Having never used fast-scan cyclic voltammetry to quantify serotonin release in mice with Huntington’s Disease, we had to ask Sarah Fantin to explain how she spent her summer break. The senior Chemistry and Psychology major patiently described her research project at the University of Kansas, which involved applying electric potential to thin slices of mouse […]

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Tickets announced for Oct. 22 Tyson talk

Seating is limited for appearance by science star, ‘Cosmos’ host Read Indianapolis Star interview Internationally known astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of the updated Cosmos science television series, will speak Oct. 22 at the University of Indianapolis. “This Just In: Latest Discoveries in the Universe” is the theme of Tyson’s presentation, which will begin at […]

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New digital media programs begin this fall

Both traditional and adult students can prepare for careers in emerging communications fields through new digital media programs starting this fall at UIndy. Digital Media Studies is a bachelor of science program, unique in Indiana, that includes courses in writing and content, design, software development, marketing and public relations, communication law and analytics. Aimed at […]

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Airport exhibition features longtime prof’s art

The whimsical ceramic figures of Professor Emeritus Dee Schaad are familiar to many folks within and beyond the UIndy community, and now they are on display for international travelers passing through town. Recently retired after more than 30 years in the Department of Art & Design, Schaad is one of just two local artists selected […]

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Record-setting freshman class expected

This year’s incoming Greyhounds are highest ever in GPA, sheer numbers With the fall semester starting Aug. 25, the University of Indianapolis expects the largest incoming class – and one of the most academically successful – in its century-plus history. At least 930 freshmen, a 16 percent increase from 2013, will join the Greyhound ranks […]

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Biology graduate featured on national podcast

UIndy alumna Cheneta Morrison is the latest subject of The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Say Something podcast, which focuses on interesting activities among the nation’s college students. Morrison was a member of the team from UIndy’s Archeology & Forensics Laboratory, led by Associate Professor Krista Latham, that traveled to southern Texas this summer to exhume […]

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News: Forensic science and Student Affairs

UIndy’s forensic anthropology team played a key role this week in a high-profile homicide investigation in Shelbyville. News crews and hundreds of onlookers gathered around the Elm Street home of Scott Shuck as Associate Professor Krista Latham and five graduate students dug in the yard for clues in the 2010 disappearance of his former girlfriend, […]

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In the news: History, Int’l Relations, Sociology

Associate Professor of History Edward Frantz — who also directs UIndy’s Institute for Civic Leadership & Mayoral Archives — was interviewed for two recent stories in the Indianapolis Star. One piece explored the historical, political and cultural issues surrounding an effort to restore a monument honoring Confederate soldiers in Garfield Park. The other looked at the […]

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Prof recalls work at 1989 plane crash scene

On July 19, 1989, United Airlines Flight 232 lost an engine and all hydraulic controls on its way from Denver to Chicago, tumbling into the Sioux City, Iowa, airport in a fiery crash landing that was captured on video. Though 112 passengers died, 184 miraculously survived, due largely to the heroic efforts of the crew […]

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