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5 questions: Obama’s immigration action

President Barack Obama’s new executive action on immigration, announced Thursday night, is neither the overreach his opponents have criticized nor the sweeping move some supporters have hailed, says a political science professor at the University of Indianapolis. As a practical matter, the significance of the new, temporary protections for certain undocumented immigrants is more political […]

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Student-Directed Productions open tonight

It’s that time of year again, when students in the Department of Theatre get to call the shots and bring their classroom learning to the stage. The annual Student-Directed Productions will debut with a free sneak preview tonight before officially opening for public performances Friday through Sunday and again Dec. 4-6 in Studio Theatre on […]

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OK, so they didn’t catch a comet, but …

This still image from an on-board video camera shows the latest UIndy science balloon at the peak of its flight, nearly 18 miles above Earth’s surface. Watch flight video The world has been abuzz this week over the amazing images captured by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, which traveled for 10 years through space […]

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Event tonight celebrates Burmese culture

The culture of our city’s Burmese immigrant community – at least 9,000 strong and growing, especially on the Southside – is the focus of a student-organized public event tonight at UIndy. Performing arts, food, children’s games and guest speakers are all part of “Engaging & Celebrating the Burmese of Central Indiana,” which will run from […]

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Music major lands Jazz Foundation scholarship

UIndy junior James Loughery isn’t just studying music — he’s doing music. The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation apparently noticed, because it has named Loughery among just four college musicians in the state to receive a $1,000 scholarship. He will pick up the check and also perform with other local notables Nov. 20 at the foundation’s annual […]

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Art & Design faculty exhibition opens Monday

“Elsa & The O.W.C.,” monotype, 2013, by Katherine Fries The creative talents of UIndy’s Department of Art & Design faculty will be on display in an exhibition opening Monday in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery. The 40 pieces on display include oil paintings, digital photos, digital and monotype prints, mixed media, ceramics of […]

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Faculty Forum to feature Social Work

Scheduled for lunchtime Thursday, this month’s Faculty Forum will explore the Department of Social Work‘s partnerships with public agencies to create service learning opportunities that benefit needy segments of the community. Associate Professor Tracy Marschall and students Amanda Szura and Elizabeth Taulman will present “Multi-Course Agency Collaborations: Social work education’s opportunity to serve women affected by addiction, […]

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UIndy to present three Spirit & Place events

The annual Indianapolis Spirit & Place Festival will have its 19th run from Friday through Nov. 16, with nearly 40 events and exhibitions around the city reflecting the theme “Journey.” Three of those events are hosted by people and groups at UIndy, a longtime partner with The Polis Center in presenting the festival. Full information […]

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Kellogg Series welcomes novelist, sportswriter

Two award-winning writers will read and discuss their work at UIndy this month through the university’s Kellogg Writers Series. Short fiction writer and first-time novelist Jeffrey Condran will appear at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 010 of Schwitzer Student Center. Sports Illustrated writer George Dohrmann will appear at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in Schwitzer Student […]

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Study: Metal theft costs county $8M a year

Though often easy to prevent, incidents are increasing, UIndy prof says NEWS COVERAGE Indianapolis Star WXIN WISH WTHR Metal theft has increased dramatically in Marion County during the past few years, rising from an average of seven incidents per day in 2008 to approximately 11 per day in the 2011-2013 period, according to a new […]

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