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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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History prof named Teacher of the Year

Amid accolades from students and colleagues, Dr. James Williams has been named UIndy’s 2016 Teacher of Year. “I was very surprised and humbled,” said Williams, assistant professor of History and interim executive director of the Ron and Laura Strain Honors College. The award was presented at a Tuesday faculty meeting by Executive VP and Provost […]

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Director tapped for new Engineering programs

An expert in electrical and computer engineering has been chosen to lead the new programs in Engineering at the University of Indianapolis. José R. Sánchez brings substantial research and teaching experience from his work at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., where he began teaching in 2002. He has served most recently as associate professor of […]

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Marine Corps Band to perform Friday night

In a surprise addition to the UIndy arts calendar, the Marine Corps Band New Orleans will perform Friday night at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Free and open to the public, the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Ruth Lilly Performance Hall. The program will include a variety of contemporary and traditional orchestral music. […]

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Former Mayor Ballard takes post at UIndy

Archives fellowship will support work on issues facing U.S. cities WATCH: Inside Indiana Business interview with former Mayor Ballard and UIndy President Robert Manuel OTHER NEWS COVERAGE: Indy Star, IBJ, WTHR, WXIN, WISH, WRTV, WIBC-FM, Inside Indiana Business,, NUVO Newsweekly The University of Indianapolis announced today former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will join the institution as a Visiting Fellow of the Institute for […]

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‘UIndy Day’ to celebrate university community

Evening reception highlights student-faculty research The entire University of Indianapolis community is invited to celebrate and support what makes the institution special this Thursday, April 21, during the first annual UIndy Day. Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends are encouraged to share what they love about UIndy on social media (hashtag #UIndyDay) and watch for special short videos and events throughout the […]

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