Author Archive: UIndy

‘Precious Words’ aid ‘Precious Kids’ in Ghana

‘Precious Words’ aid ‘Precious Kids’ in Ghana

Inspired by the plight of schoolchildren they met on a Spring Term trip to Africa last year, UIndy faculty and students have launched an ongoing effort to stock...

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Ending on a high note: retiring professor lands Fulbright

Ending on a high note: retiring professor lands Fulbright

University of Indianapolis English Professor Mary McGann is retiring this spring after 22 years at UIndy and four decades in higher education. But she’s not done...

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Peers recognize faculty trio with statewide teaching honors

Peers recognize faculty trio with statewide teaching honors

UIndy Associate Professor John Somers has been named Outstanding Professor of the Year by the Indiana Council for Exceptional Children. Somers is director of graduate...

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Teacher prep program gets major Lilly Endowment boost

Teacher prep program gets major Lilly Endowment boost

Lilly Endowment Inc. has announced a grant of nearly $5 million to continue the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowships, in which the University of Indianapolis...

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Ruschman brings professional gallery skills to UIndy

Ruschman brings professional gallery skills to UIndy

Adjunct faculty member Mark Ruschman increased his involvement with the UIndy Department of Art & Design in 2011–12, taking on the position of coordinator...

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Success, service earn honor for Communication prof

Success, service earn honor for Communication prof

UIndy faculty member Rebecca Deemer has been named to a three-year term as University Distinguished Professor of Service Learning. An assistant professor in the...

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Student research investigates human trafficking scourge

As a sociology major, senior Candi Witzigreuter decided to research the topic of human trafficking as her senior honors project. It is a topic that was especially...

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Movement Science Lab grows in size, technology

Movement Science Lab grows in size, technology

The Movement Science Lab in the Krannert School of Physical Therapy took a giant leap forward last fall. The lab increased its space from 550 square feet to more...

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Tracking Senegal’s famous hunting chimps

Tracking Senegal’s famous hunting chimps

The world took notice in 2007 when Iowa State University anthropologist Jill Pruetz announced the discovery of African chimpanzees that use sharpened sticks to hunt...

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Roberts Hall, named for first president, opens this fall

Roberts Hall, named for first president, opens this fall

Scheduled to open in August, a new residence hall will be named in honor of John Taylor Roberts, the University’s first president. Roberts Hall is located between...

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