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Fall brings Fun and Fellowship for the Social Work Department

Fall activities keep the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work engaged! Amidst the backdrop of fall foliage, bright skies and warm temperatures, students, faculty, alumni, family and friends gathered for the annual fall party at Eagle Creek Park. A relaxing time with corn hole, hayrides, food and great conversation, the annual event is a

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Social Work Graduates Largest Class in Program History

Under sunny skies and a record crowd at the University of Indianapolis on May 2, 2015, 24 social work students received their professional degree and entered the field of Social Work. This group of bright and talented adults represented the largest number of graduates in the history of the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social

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Interdisciplinary Book Proposal Opportunity

The editors of the new Brill-Rodopi book series “PHILOSOPHY OF FILM” invite book-length proposals (monographs or edited volumes). Over the last several decades an increasing number of people have studied film with a general interest in philosophy. Philos-sophia, the love of wisdom, is an attempt at interpreting or questioning human existence and the world in

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Creative Place-Making

Quite a number of campuses are embracing the idea of creative place-making, i.e., they use arts-driven collaborations on campus as integrative tools to advance university missions, to deepen interdisciplinary collaboration, and to spur innovative learning through actual creations of tangible educational assets. Pushing this approach a bit further, one crucial question arises: “What, then,  could

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Why Capstone Seminars?

Capstone seminars are meant to serve as a forum to discuss current research and present work in progress. They are meant to provide students with a (hopefully intra-disciplinary or interdisciplinary) intellectual community and a place for collaborative learning before they leave college. Providing students with this opportunity allows them to engage in active critique and

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Have You Ever Considered Taking a Multilingual Course?

Have you ever considered taking a multilingual course? UIndy regularly offers a course in multilingual  conversation and translation. This course is a laboratory for students to explore a multilingual context that demands thinking on your feet and rapid language-learning skills. Focusing on the acquisition of a third language for already bilingual students, students will be expected

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2015 Interdisciplinary Conference at UIndy

Get ready for the first Interdisciplinary Conference at UIndy in December 2015. Here are the eight areas of investigation: UIndy — Anchor of the Southside: Interdisciplinary Opportunities & Challenges within the 2030 Vision UIndy – Interdisciplinary and Interprofessional? Distinct and Overarching Approaches to Research, Teaching and Service UIndy – You Would Never Have Guessed: Unexpected

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Common Financial Aid Questions Answered

Choosing the right school is important, and so is planning how to pay for it. At UIndy, nine out of 10 students receive some form of financial aid. We know that making your way through the maze of scholarships, grants, loans and other funding can be confusing. Our Office of Financial Aid will help you understand the

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Top Ten Tips for ACT & SAT Test Taking

The ACT and SAT are important pieces to your college application.  It is important that you perform your best on these tests as they may help determine your admission to a university and the scholarships you receive.  The University of Indianapolis will accept either ACT or SAT scores. 1.  Have a plan. Know which test

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