2011

A year of highlights

A year of highlights

As I look at the cover of this publication and reflect on the events leading up to the taking of that photo in March, I can’t help but believe that the past academic...

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Urban legend: Indianapolis has become a model of city leadership and metropolitan development

Urban legend: Indianapolis has become a model of city leadership and metropolitan development

UIndy’s hosting of an historic event on March 11—bringing five Indianapolis mayors together for a conversation about the city’s future—served as a springboard...

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Indiana embraces Project-Based Learning

Indiana embraces Project-Based Learning

Most higher education institutions take pride in maintaining tradition. UIndy’s Department of Teacher Education and its Center of Excellence in Leadership of...

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CELL brings TAP to high-need Indiana schools

CELL brings TAP to high-need Indiana schools

UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning and the state Department of Education are partnering to implement “TAP: The System for Teacher and Student...

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‘Here come the scientists!’ UIndy students infuse science lessons into second grade classrooms

‘Here come the scientists!’ UIndy students infuse science lessons into second grade classrooms

In second grade classrooms at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Fridays at 2:30 are the best time of the week. That’s when teachers tell students that “The...

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‘More fulfilling than I could have ever imagined’

‘More fulfilling than I could have ever imagined’

Fellowship pays off for first-year teacher —and his students Sometimes students make the best instructors. That’s one lesson David Johnson has learned in his...

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An alternative to gangs: Junior Giant Kings

An alternative to gangs: Junior Giant Kings

Young leaders make their mark at UIndy and beyond An interesting side of David Johnson’s work at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center involves the Junior Giant Kings,...

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Center for Aging & Community: no to bugs, yes to mice

Center for Aging & Community: no to bugs, yes to mice

CAC launches anti-infection initiative in healthcare settings Initiative includes hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, dialysis centers,...

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Gym dandy: Occupational Therapy students help design therapeutic center for Damar facility

Gym dandy: Occupational Therapy students help design therapeutic center for Damar facility

When students and staff from the University’s School of Occupational Therapy began working with the staff and residents of Damar Services several years ago, none...

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Budding researchers: student research leads to botany breakthrough

Budding researchers: student research leads to botany breakthrough

To most people, Saponaria officinalis is just a weed. To Sandy Davis and Shabnam Jabbari, it’s a goldmine. For the past several years, Professor Davis and a succession...

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