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University of Indianapolis students win national competition for WICR-FM election night coverage

The election night efforts of the University of Indianapolis WICR-FM Radio staff have brought them national honors. The group won first place in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition in the radio newscast category. Three schools tied for second place in the category: Hofstra University, the University of North Texas and the […]

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Bill of Rights display is timely reminder of American freedoms

Visitors to the Krannert Memorial Library may have noticed a new display in the second-floor study area. It’s called “The Bill of Rights and You!” The display is part of “Amending America,” a national initiative that explores the power of the Bill of Rights and the American system of government.  Political science students at the […]

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Provost’s Lecture with Peter Murphy set for Feb. 8

What is the biggest problem in the world? That depends on who you ask. University of Indianapolis Professor Dr. Peter Murphy, who teaches philosophy and religion, will address the question at the Provost’s Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Register to attend here. Murphy said identifying the world’s greatest dilemma could vary widely depending on who you […]

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University of Indianapolis professor explores Midwestern winery boom in new book

If you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your job to start a winery, you’ll first want to read Jim Pennell’s Local Vino: The Winery Boom in the Heartland. Pennell, a professor of sociology at the University of Indianapolis and Co-Director of the Community Research Center, explores the challenges and rewards of operating a winery in his […]

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University of Indianapolis Etchings Press announces 2016 Whirling Prize winners

Etchings Press at the University of Indianapolis has announced the winners of the 2016 Whirling Prize. Helen Klein Ross won the 2016 Whirling Prize in Prose for her work “What Was Mine.” Ross’ work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and in literary journals and anthologies. Amy Ash, an assistant professor […]

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Local students create energy plan for Indiana

What would a sustainable energy plan for Indiana look like? An ambitious project involving a diverse group of University of Indianapolis and IUPUI students is actively working to answer that question. The students, led by former Indianapolis Mayor and Visiting Fellow Greg Ballard, held the first in a series of meetings to obtain public feedback […]

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Peter W. Vakunta appointed as University of Indianapolis Fulbright Scholar Program liaison

The prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program has a new liaison on the University of Indianapolis campus. Peter W. Vakunta, Ph.D., recently was appointed as the University’s Fulbright Scholar Program liaison by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, a division of the Institute of International Education. Vakunta, an assistant professor of French & Francophone Studies, is […]

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January highlights from the University of Indianapolis

In January, the University of Indianapolis hosted a robotics championship, a discussion on sustainable energy and a printmaking exhibition. Volunteers packed 54,000 meals for the hungry and a UIndy research team made the news. Check out the video to see what else UIndy students and faculty were doing in January.

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Crowd packs the house for Letterpress Hullabaloo

A standing-room only crowd turned out Monday evening at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center for the opening reception of “Letterpress Hullabaloo,” a celebration of the history and modern expression of printmaking. Curious visitors had a chance to try their hand at printmaking and assist in the traditional craft of bookbinding. Letterpress fans strolled through […]

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UIndy Music Education program kicks off 2017 with national honors

The University of Indianapolis chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) recently was named the Outstanding Collegiate Chapter of the Year for Indiana. The honor is the fourth time the local chapter has received the award. The NAfME award recognizes the University’s community outreach efforts to bring future music educators into classrooms, along […]

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