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Students enjoy quality time with Prof. Lugar

Associate Professor Ted Frantz, left, moderates a discussion on the Ukraine situation Tuesday at UIndy with faculty colleague Richard Lugar. The value of being able to posing direct questions to a world-renowned foreign policy expert was not lost on UIndy graduate student Jeremy Jones. “It’s not very often you get to see a senator, period,” said […]

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Tuesday Faculty Forum takes a musical turn

This month’s edition of Faculty Forum at UIndy features Associate Professor of Music John Berners in a unique musical presentation. Dr. Berners, a nationally known composer, will discuss and perform his new work, Study on Peter, a piece written for unaccompanied solo performance by a singer-actor. The presentation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in […]

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Monday extravanganza closes concert series

UPDATE: Read review by veteran arts critic Jay Harvey UIndy’s acclaimed Faculty Artist Concert Series will wrap up its 33rd year Monday night with a Season Finale featuring the classical and jazz talents of the Department of Music faculty, alumni and guests. The program promises a whirlwind musical tour of the 18th through 20th centuries, opening with Haydn’s […]

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Supporting public radio, in more ways than one

UPDATE: While on the air, Dr. Manuel raised UIndy’s challenge amount to $2,500, helping WFYI reach its campaign goal of $275,000 later that day. Aside from having its own public radio station — the student-staffed WICR-FM/HD, central Indiana’s home for jazz and classical music — UIndy also is a partner and supporter of local NPR […]

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Quirky comedy wraps up UIndy Theatre season

Clockwise from front left, Elise Campagna, Justess Hurst, Ross Percell and Nate Coder lead the cast of Love Song, a romantic comedy opening this week at UIndy. A burglary transforms the life of an eccentric loner in the stage comedy Love Song, opening Friday at the University of Indianapolis. Performances are at 8 p.m. April […]

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UIndy experts discuss FBI artifacts probe

Dr. Christopher Moore, left, displays American Indian artifacts to WTHR’s Rich Van Wyk, center, during an interview Friday in Lilly Science Hall. Two UIndy professors provided some perspective this week when the FBI began investigating a Rush County man’s vast collection of American Indian artifacts and other historic items from around the world. The investigation has […]

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Teen creative-writing camp starts June 22

High school students interested in creative writing can hone their talents this summer at a week-long camp led by nationally recognized writers from the University of Indianapolis. The UIndy Young Writers Workshop will run June 22-27 on the university campus at 1400 E. Hanna Ave. The cost is $175 for commuters, with room and board […]

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Allee, Garzone lead lineup for UIndy Jazz Week

Pianist-composer Steve Allee and his big band will close UIndy’s seventh annual Jazz Week with an appearance on Saturday, April 12. The Steve Allee Big Band and saxophonists George Garzone and Jamey Aebersold highlight a full schedule of concerts April 7-12 during UIndy’s seventh annual Jazz Week. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in Ruth Lilly […]

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April 2 lecture to explore racism in the church

Duke University theologian Willie James Jennings will explore the impact of race issues on the Christian church during a UIndy appearance on Wednesday, April 2. “How to Overcome the Disease of Racism in Christianity” is the title of the talk, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in Schwitzer Student Center’s McCleary Chapel. Free and open to the public, […]

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In the news: Sociology and Music

Dr. Amanda Miller, assistant professor of Sociology, has coauthored another intriguing study on the vagaries of the human heart, titled “The Ecology of Relationships” and freshly published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Miller’s work with colleague Sharon Sassler of Cornell University shows that the location and means by which the typical romantic couple meets can vary widely by […]

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