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Kinesiology young alum making UIndy proud

When a university turns out students at graduation, it’s much like a proud parent watching a child go off into the big world. The University of Indianapolis Department of Kinesiology couldn’t be more proud of 2016 graduate Cody Martin, who was recently named associate wellness director at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA in Indianapolis. Martin, who

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Two December grads earn UIndy Healthy Diploma distinction

Two seniors graduating from the University of Indianapolis this December have earned a Healthy Diploma™ certificate as a complement to their bachelor’s degrees. Psychology major Alexandria Frazee and anthropology major Anna Kevlin will present their personal health projects on campus Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 6:30-8:00pm in room 382 of the Health Pavilion. Frazee’s presentation will be

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UIndy Kinesiology inducts 33 into Phi Epsilon Kappa honor society

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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CHS honors students for scholarship and leadership

The University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences Awards event was recently held to recognize students for outstanding academic achievement and leadership. A keynote address was delivered by CHS Dean Stephanie P. Kelly, PhD. Kelly encouraged the attendees to decide whether they wanted to be a “thermometer” or a “thermostat” in their careers as both students

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The importance of health literacy

This article was contributed by Dr. Amie Wojtyna, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology. Dr. Wojtyna is an expert in public health. Health literacy is simply how well someone can understand healthcare information. This could mean knowing medical terms used by your doctor in an appointment or navigating the healthcare system itself. Why is health literacy important?

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Exercise science major hopes to win UIndy Homecoming crown

Michael Lea is an exercise science major at the University of Indianapolis who aspires to one day practice chiropractic sports medicine. Before that, however, Michael has his sights set on being crowned King for UIndy’s October 3 Homecoming. Don’t let the crown in the photo fool you, he knows he doesn’t have the keys to

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New semester in new building underway for College of Health Sciences

Classes for the Fall 2015 semester began at the University of Indianapolis yesterday. However, many of the students enrolled in the College of Health Sciences found their way to the University’s new Health Pavilion last week as several programs hosted new student orientation. The Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) program welcomed more than a dozen

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CHS honors students for academic achievement

The University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences recently honored 16 undergraduate students for outstanding academic achievement and leadership. The evening, which was held in UIndy Hall, began with dinner and networking opportunities for the students with UIndy graduates in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, public health, exercise science, sport management, physical education,

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Indiana legislator attempts to sabotage PE in high schools

Written by Roberta Sipe, health and physical education program coordinator Indiana State Representative Dennis Kruse from northern Indiana has submitted Senate Bill No. 62 for consideration this year and it reads as follows: “Provides that a school corporation may enter into a contract with a person to provide “pass/fail” classes to high school students concerning

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