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In the news: Business and Music faculty

Dr. Rachel Smith, associate professor of Finance in the School of Business, was invited to the news studios of WTTV-CBS4 last week to explain the everyday significance of the Federal Reserve’s apparent intent to raise interest rates. “If you’re considering, let’s say, purchasing a home, it might be a good time to do that,” she told anchors Debby Knox […]

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Olympic swimmer will share his story Tuesday

Groundbreaking and record-breaking Olympic gold medal swimmer Anthony Ervin will appear on campus Tuesday to share his story of triumph over adversity, and for that, students can thank senior Communication major Hayley Good. Ervin, who claimed gold and silver at the 2000 Olympic Games and two more gold medals at the 2001 World Championships, will […]

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Anti-Nazi theologian is March 30 lecture topic

Annual Showers Lectures feature biographer of Dietrich Bonhoeffer  The late German theologian and anti-Nazi dissident Dietrich Bonhoeffer will be the topic of the 2015 Showers Lectures on March 30 at UIndy. This year’s speaker is Charles Marsh, Commonwealth Professor of Religious Studies and director of the Project on Lived Theology at the University of Virginia. He […]

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Writers series to feature Vietnamese poet

Acclaimed poet Teresa Mei Chuc, who came to the United States from her native Vietnam as a child refugee in the 1970s, will read and discuss her work Monday, March 16, at UIndy. Her appearance, part of UIndy’s Kellogg Writers Series, will take place at 7:30 p.m. March 16 in Room 010 of Schwitzer Student […]

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UIndy to host hundreds of teen broadcasters

Workshops led by local media pros will give students a taste of the real world More than 750 Indiana high school students will hit the University of Indianapolis campus Monday for the 12th annual Indiana Association of School Broadcasters High School Conference and Competition, hosted by UIndy’s student-run WICR-88.7 FM/HD Radio and UIndy TV operations. […]

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High-flying quintet to release debut album

From left, Dean Franke, Jon Crabiel, Mark Ortwein, Peter Hansen and Gary Walters are the Icarus Ensemble. Ortwein and Hansen are UIndy music instructors. Eight years after its founding at the University of Indianapolis, the Icarus Ensemble has produced an album. Featuring current and former UIndy Department of Music faculty, the innovative classical-jazz-pop quintet will […]

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Kellogg Series presents prizewinning writers

The Kellogg Writers Series on Thursday will present the two winners of this year’s Whirling Prize, which is awarded by students in UIndy’s Department of English. Conducted by the student-run Etchings Press and now in its second year, the prize includes a $500 cash award for each writer and an opportunity to speak on campus. This year’s contest invited […]

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UIndy alumni drive Phoenix Theatre production

Read NUVO review As the Department of Theatre opens its gender-reversed adaptation of The Odd Couple this weekend, several folks with UIndy ties will continue their work on stage and behind the scenes downtown in the Phoenix Theatre’s production of The Cripple of Inishmaan. The dark comedy by playwright Martin McDonagh is set on a […]

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UIndy greatly expands summer programs

More than 200 courses available to help students stay on track to graduate In a move to provide greater flexibility for students and their families, the University of Indianapolis this year is nearly doubling the number of summer courses available to undergraduates. UIndy’s new summer catalog touts more than 200 courses in fields such as […]

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Chemistry Dept. promotes student research

New lab course helps undergrads ‘develop their professional selves’ If you’ve never used a microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometer before, Catey Costello can show you how. “It’s specifically designed for trace metal analysis,” the junior Biology and Chemistry major says. “We’ve been compiling our own guide so other students will have an easier time using the […]

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