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UIndy Grad Student Forum Hosted Family of Henrietta Lacks

The University of Indianapolis Graduate Programs hosted the first-ever Interprofessional Graduate Student Forum  on Thursday, September 4, 2014. Students and faculty from several of the university’s three  dozen graduate programs — including physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychology, public health, applied sociology and gerontology — attended the event to learn about the legacy of Henrietta Lacks,

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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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CAC to coordinate Advanced QI Training for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has made funds available for education of long term care health professionals in four topic areas: wound care, infection prevention, quality improvement and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The education provided by this project will be suitable for participants to pursue certification in these disciplines at their own cost

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End of Life Issues Is Topic for 1.5 Credit Online Course

The University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community will offer an online graduate course in end of life issues during the Fall 2014 semester. Students not enrolled in a degree program through CAC may take this course as a guest student (fees still apply). UIndy undergraduate students who are at Junior or Senior level

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin

  Dr. Michael Diacin is the "Featured Professor on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His areas of expertise include sport facility operations and management, sociocultural foundations

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DegreesInSports.com Features Dr. Diacin — Part 2

  Dr. Michael Diacin was recently chosen to be the "Featured Professor" on DegreesInSports.com, an online database of sports degree programs. Dr. Diacin is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and the Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Sport Management degree at the University of Indianapolis. His research interests include parental involvement in youth

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UIndy Occupational Therapy alum to try her hand at teaching

When Erin Peterson graduated from high school, she wanted to be a teacher. That is until she was student teaching and met the school occupational therapist. “I decided that’s what I really wanted to do,” Peterson said. Fast-forward several years and Peterson is setting a course to do both.  The 2011 UIndy Master of Occupational

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KSPT faculty member wears alum hat, too

Last August when students returned to the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy (KSPT), so did Steve Wiley, PT, PhD, GCS. A 1993 KSPT graduate himself, Wiley has joined the faculty ranks, teaching Integumentary and Medical Conditions, Complex Medical Conditions and Clinical Skills I. He also serves as the assistant to the Director

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Exercise & Arthritis 101 at UIndy on October 23

William Staples, PT, DHSc, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, a faculty member in the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy, will present "Exercise and Arthritis 101" on Wednesday, October 23 from 5:00-6:30pm in Martin Hall, Room 150 on the UIndy campus.This lecture is sponsored by the Indiana Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. You might think

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Earn College Credit through Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio

The School for Adult Learning at the University of Indianapolis announces its revised process allowing students to earn college credit for their lifetime of learning experiences.  What is a Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio?  A Prior Learning Assessment is a formal written communication presented by the student to the University requesting credit for extra-collegiate, college-level learning.

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. William Essman

Assistant Professor, William Essman, Ph.D. has been teaching in the School of Sciences at the University of Indianapolis since 1999. Dr. Essman earned his Ph.D. in biological psychology from the University of Michigan. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychopharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. From 1996 to 1998

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Nicole Taylor

Dr. Nicole Taylor is an assistant professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Toledo in 1999, and has been at UIndy since 2000. Dr. Taylor's clinical and research interests include topics such as coping with illness, training and supervision issues

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Lisa Elwood

Lisa Elwood, Ph.D. has been teaching graduate level courses at the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences since the fall of 2011. Dr. Elwood received her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in 2008 specializing in clinical psychology. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Trauma Recovery at the University of Missouri

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Debbie Warman

Meet Debbie Warman, Ph.D, HSPP, ABPP from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Warman earned her Ph.D. from the University of Memphis and completed a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapy at the University of Pennsylvania under the guidance of Dr. Aaron Beck. Dr. Warman is board certified in cognitive

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Nationally Ranked Nurse-Midwifery Program Receives New Accreditation

  The Univeristy of Indianapolis School of Nursing is consistenly considered among the top Indiana nursing  schools. The school has recently added a new accreditation to its graduate degrees, with its master's degree program in Nurse-Midwifery earning a 10-year renewal of its initial approval from the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education.  Learn more about the

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Leadership Seminar at UIndy: The Power of the MInd

The University of Indianapolis Institute for Leadership and Professional Development invites you to the first presentation in the Leadership Development Series for 2012.  Tom Richardson, a professional business coach, certified mental performance consultant, longtime high school football coach, and Indiana’s first "Mind of a Champion Coach" presents this timely seminar, Performance Intelligence: Power of the Mind

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The Philosophy of the University of Indianapolis Graduate Programs in Psychology

The focus of the doctoral degree in psychology and the psychology master’s degree is to train students for the general, integrative practice of clinical psychology.  Students develop capacities for thinking in a systematic and disciplined manner about clinical cases, theories, assessment, diagnosis, case conceptualization, intervention, problem solving and ethics.  They learn to translate basic psychological

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Leadershp Development Seminar at UIndy

The Institute for Leadership and Professional Development at the University of Indianapolis invites you to the first presentation of our 2011 Leadership Development Series.  Tommy B. Richardson, a professional coach, certified mental performance consultant and coach, longtime high school football coach, and Indiana’s first "Mind of a Champion Master Coach", presents this timely seminar, Performance Intelligence:

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2010 National Midwifery Week

2010 National Midwifery WeekOctober 3-9 National Midwifery Week is being held across the country next week, October 3-9.  The midwifery faculty and students at University of Indianapolis are promoting its annual Blankets for Babies® Campaign to celebrate. As part of their commitment to be "With women, for a lifetime®," are you aware that midwives are

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What constitutes a “good” personal statement when applying to graduate programs?

A "good" personal statement is a very important element in your file when applying to the graduate programs in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis or any other graduate program.  Your personal statement should tell the reviewer why you are applying to the program and why you feel the school you

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