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Grad programs in aging studies to be focus of upcoming webinar

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2016 is whizzing by and before long 2017 will make its appearance. Will 2017 be the year that you will go back to school? Our online graduate programs in gerontology, or aging studies, are the perfect fit for many working professionals. Careers in aging go far beyond medical professions. Expertise in aging is beneficial to social

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UIndy Athletic Training prof co-authors article on student-athletes and MRSA

UIndy Athletic Training prof co-authors article on student-athletes and MRSA

Say the word “athletic trainer” and thoughts of sprained ankles and concussions come to mind. But athletic trainers at both the high school and college levels are prepared to handle a wide range of conditions, including infectious diseases. Dr. Christine Lauber, director of the University of Indianapolis Master of Science in Athletic Training program, recently

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UIndy Kinesiology inducts 33 into Phi Epsilon Kappa honor society

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The University of Indianapolis Department of Kinesiology recently recognized 33 undergraduate students for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and scholarly activities by inducting them into the university’s chapter of Phi Epsilon Kappa honor society. Chapter advisor and department chair Dr. Lisa Hicks led the induction ceremony which took place in the university’s Health Pavilion. Inductees

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Gerontology professor presents on interdisciplinary collaboration and service-learning

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Gerontology — the study of aging — is an interdisciplinary field that pulls from the fields of psychology, social work, public health and more. University of Indianapolis Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Borrero has recently used her interdisciplinary expertise and commitment to service-learning in presentations to other colleagues in higher education. In September 2016, Borrero and

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New publications by UIndy Occupational Therapy faculty

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Several faculty from the University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy are authors on recently published articles and book chapters that contribute to the body of knowledge in occupational therapy practice. Katie Polo, DHS, OTR/L, CLT-LANA is a co-author of the peer-reviewed publication “Interventions to promote diabetes self-management in children and youth: A scoping review,”

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Using art to improve quality of life for older adults

Using art to improve quality of life for older adults

The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC) has received a $600,000 contract from the Indiana State Department of Health to design, implement, and coordinate a project that will improve the quality of life of older adults living in long term care facilities through the use of the arts. The Expressive Arts in

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UIndy Education Alum Heather Noesges Featured in Indy Star

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Fortville Elementary School played host to the Arcade Cardboard Challenge on Friday, October 21. The event saw second through fifth graders creating cardboard-based games for parents, teachers, and their first-grade classmates to participate in. Before contestants could play, they had to correctly answer a math question. The emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

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Be ahead of the curve; earn a Master’s in Athletic Training

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When preparing for a career, you want to take every advantage available to you. The University of Indianapolis now offers you the advantage of earning a Master of Science in Athletic Training. Recently, the accrediting bodies for athletic training education announced that the standard for the professional athletic training degree would move to the master’s level.

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The MBA student experience, according to Professor Matt Will

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Dr. Matthew Will started out like most other University of Indianapolis MBA professors did—in private industry. As an insurance and private equity executive, Dr. Will spent 15 years living in planes—traversing the country to buy companies in bankruptcy courts. As he started to have kids, Dr. Will sought a more family-friendly profession. Teaching at the

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Meet UIndy Business Professor Terry Schindler

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After working in the consumer electronics industry for close to 33 years, Dr. Terry Schindler had some goals in mind. By the time he turned 55 years of age, he wanted to do three things: teach, run a consulting business, and play golf. Dr. Schindler founded ARTESIAN Training & Consulting in 1997. He shot a

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Jacob Goodman is an innovative UIndy Education alum

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“Teaching was the first thing I ever said I wanted to do when I was a kid. I think I was in second grade when I came home and told my mom I wanted to be a math teacher—I was good at math and I liked helping other kids.” Jacob Goodman studied math and Russian

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What is Teach (STEM)³? Hear from UIndy Alumna Olivia Birdsall

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Maine native Olivia Birdsall wasn’t sure what to do after graduating with undergraduate degrees in art and math. She worked with an artist residency program for a summer, but it didn’t work out. A few odd jobs followed—Olivia was a costumer, a photography intern, and a substitute teacher. One of those jobs stood out. “I

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Learning by example: Athletic Training student Connor Burton

Learning by example: Athletic Training student Connor Burton

University of Indianapolis Athletic Training Professor Craig Voll believes there are three aspects of professionalism in athletic training: Having the expertise and skill set to help patients Having good moral and ethical values Having a strong sense of professional service Professor Voll practices what he preaches–he served as president of the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association

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Five Reasons UIndy Athletic Training is Great (according to Adriana Olivas)

Five Reasons UIndy Athletic Training is Great (according to Adriana Olivas)

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program at the University of Indianapolis accepts a new cohort of students every June. The UIndy AT program is small, with a close-knit community that shares a culture of family and excellence. Adriana Olivas is in her second year as an athletic training student at UIndy. She initially

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What if everything we know about aging is wrong?

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On October 19, 2016, the University of Indianapolis will host Age of Disruption, a national tour that brings a radical new approach to growth and aging. The brainchild of Dr. Bill Thomas, one of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, the Age of Disruption Tour will roll into Indianapolis in a

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Corey broke down educational barriers with UIndy iLEAD

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“Sometimes in education it’s easy to feel like you’re on island. The door closes and the bell rings, then you’re on your own.” Corey McGarrell is a social studies teacher at Lawrence North High School. In his tenth year of teaching, Corey was inspired to break down the barriers between his department and other areas

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Dr. Joycelyn Elders to talk about health disparities in visit to UIndy

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When former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders addresses students, faculty, and the public as part of UIndy’s 2016 University Series and Katherine Ratliff Symposium, she will be speaking straight to the heart of public health. “Dr. Joycelyn Elders: Healthcare Issues in the Minority Community” is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, September 29, in Christel DeHaan

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Sara Hemmick is a UIndy Athletic Training Entrepreneur

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After graduating from the University of Indianapolis Athletic Training program in 2011, Sara didn’t go the traditional route of working for a high school, college, or pro team as an AT. She broke the mold by founding Myo-Fit Therapy–a manual therapy , rehabilitation and mobility education and service company with eight locations in the Indianapolis

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UIndy Schools of OT & PT offering Preview Visits for prospective students

UIndy Schools of OT & PT offering Preview Visits for prospective students

If you’re interested in a career in occupational therapy or physical therapy, you’ve likely already visited the websites for the University of Indianapolis School of Occupational Therapy or Krannert School of Physical Therapy. Now, thanks to Preview Visits, you have a chance to get an inside look at these two well-established and well-respected programs. Preview

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Meet Athletic Training Professor Craig Voll

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By the time Professor Craig Voll made his way to UIndy’s Athletic Training Department, he was already a seasoned athletic training professional. Having earned an undergraduate and master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University, Craig went on to work in such capacities as: Athletic Trainer with the Cleveland Browns Athletic Trainer with the Baltimore Ravens Professor

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