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Neighborhood Stories wins $10k prize for intergenerational effort

The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community (CAC) joined forces with Big Car arts collaborative and Joy’s House to host a Spirit & Place event called Dream Indy 5×5. The competition asked teams to dream up ways to use art to improve Indianapolis and encouraged submissions that had an intergenerational bent to them.

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Unforgettable experience

UIndy graduate, Chase Stouder finished his internship for the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and accepted a full-time position with the IHSAA. The Administration of Athletics course taught by Michael Sipe led Stouder to the realization that he wanted to work in high school athletics. Sipe is a former High School Athletic Director, and

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Intercollegiate Athletics: What is included?

What do you think of when you hear intercollegiate athletics? Did you say, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)? Well, that is what many people immediately think of when the words “intercollegiate athletics” are mentioned, but “intercollegiate athletics” is defined as taking place between or participating in activities between different colleges: intercollegiate athletics. Therefore, intercollegiate athletics

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New Additions to Health Sciences and Student Life at UIndy

Earlier in the year, President Robert Manuel announced the approval of a $50-Million budget for some new and exciting initiatives to improve the university and its surrounding community. Among these changes are plans that will not only enhance the quality of popular programs within the College of Health Sciences, but will also increase the variety

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Jerry Israel Interfaith Service Award given to OT professor

Dr. Candy Beitman, associate professor of occupational therapy at the University of Indianapolis, was recently honored as one of two recipients of the Jerry Israel Interfaith Service Award. The Jerry Israel Interfaith Service Award was created in 2005 in honor of the commitment to interfaith awareness and interaction by then President Jerry Israel.  A medallion

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Discover the Arts at the University of Indianapolis

Whether you are an aspiring artist, musician, or thespian, you can rest assured that you will be able to find a place at the University of Indianapolis. Our Art, Music, and Theatre programs offer the same great commitment to personal attention as our other academic programs. Each program's small class sizes, curriculum that exposes students

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Private Colleges in Indiana: Advertised Cost versus Actual Cost

It is no secret that the cost of a four-year college degree can be really expensive, and that the main difference between a public college and a private college usually lies in the cost of tuition. For these reasons, many students will dismiss the possibility of attending a private university. While the advertised cost of

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Top Five Reasons to enroll in Spring Term at UIndy

College is a great time to explore new interests and try different things. What better way to do this, then to take a Spring Term course! Known as a Jan-Term or Flex-Term at other universities, UIndy's Spring Term follows a similar concept: For a short term (usually three weeks), students can take a course that

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Think It, Design It, Create It : Experience Design at UIndy

Gone are the days when the only college majors with 'practical' and 'marketable' skills were those that lead to pre-professional programs. One thing UIndy Admissions Counselors always emphasize to prospective students is that they should select a major that caters to their interests. Students, keep in mind that virtually any major has practical and vital

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School of Psychological Sciences Doctoral Student to be Published

First year doctoral student Lauren Hansen, from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis, recently learned that her undergraduate thesis is going to be published. Lauren attended Illinois Wesleyan University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011 majoring in psychology. During her senior year she conducted research under the

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Pulitzer Prize & Grammy-Winning Composer Visiting UIndy

The arts in Indianapolis continue to grow in prestige with the visit of acclaimed composer William Bolcom to the University of Indianapolis. Bolcom, accompanied by his wife & mezzo-soprano Joan Morris, will enter into a three-day composer-in-residency at the southside university on October 25. The visit will include multiple performances freaturing works by Bolcom, as

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Start of Graduate School for UIndy Physical Therapy Student

My first week of being of being a physical therapy student at the University of Indianapolis went by in a hurry. There were a few stark contrasts that I immediately noticed between undergraduate and graduate studies. There is a much greater amount of coursework, which is expected when pursuing a doctorate degree. Along with this,

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UIndy instructor tapped for state museum work

As an adjunct instructor in UIndy's Department of Art & Design and director of the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery, Mark Ruschman works to bring some of the city's finest arts and cultural assets to campus. His skill has not gone unnoticed, as he was recently named Chief Curator of Fine Arts for the

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University of Indianapolis MOT Students Attended 2012 AOTA Conference in Indy

 Attending the 2012 AOTA conference was absolutely a great experience. Having the event in Indianapolis was perfect. Being fairly new to this city, I do have to admit that this city does a fantastic job of hosting events. Having the opportunity to meet various occupational therapy students and practicing clinicians from across the country was remarkable.

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New Sculpture Added to Fifth Third Bank Campus Sculpture Walk

The University of Indianapolis works hard hard to grow the arts in Indianapolis, and it's Fifth Third Bank Campus Sculpture Walk is proving to be a successful method. The outdoor exhibit contains more than 20 pieces of three-dimensional art, with the newest piece installed yesterday. "Source," created by Wisconsin-based artists Keven Brunett and Kristin Thielking,

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Jazz Appreciation Month Celebrated at UIndy

April 1 marked the start of Jazz Appreciation Month, and the University of Indianapolis is doing its part to ensure that this rich art form is engrained into the culture in Indianapolis. UIndy Arts proudly presents its fifth annual Jazz Week, April 9 – 14. This week of performances features prominent combos and big bands

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Tandem Press Prints on Display in CDFAC Art Gallery!

Culture in Indianapolis continues to flourish thanks to the The University of Indianapolis Art Gallery in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. The gallery's most recent exhibition, Tandem Press: 25 Years of Printmamaking, features museum-quality editions of prints. Based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tandem Press is a unique creative laboratory where renowned artists are invited

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Dinner Theatre Production Opens Friday!

The University of Indianapolis Department of Theatre is proud to present it's annual dinner theatre production, opening this weekend! This year's performance, Funny Valentine  by Dennis R. Andersen, tells the story of a children's book illustrator caught in a love conundrum. The production serves as an excellent opportunity to enjoy not only high-quality art in Indianapolis, but

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Lee Hamilton to Speak on Campus

The University of Indianapolis community will have the opportunity to hear Hoosier statesman Lee Hamilton speak on March 1. As part of the university’s annual Jerry and Carol Israel Lecture in Public Policy, Hamilton will present "American Foreign Policy After Iraq and Afghanistan." The lecture, at 7:30 p.m. in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center,

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Opera Theatre Production Returns to Indy

 Vocalists from the University of Indianapolis Department of Music will present Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music on Feb. 10 and 11 at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center.   The musical, which debuted on Broadway in 1973, has not been performed in Indianapolis for more than a decade, said artistic director and music department chair Kathleen Hacker. The

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