Trump Picks Pence: Indiana Experts AvailableUniversity of Indianapolis
Faculty from the University of Indianapolis Department of History and Political Science can offer a Hoosier perspective on the selection and its state and national impact.
Researchers at the University of Indianapolis have found that secondary transfer of human DNA through intermediary contact is far more common than previously thought, a finding that could have serious repercussions for medical science and the criminal justice system. Interviews are available on request at (317) 371-5240 or [email protected]
Community Health Network and the University of Indianapolis are joining forces to establish a clinical facility on campus where students and faculty will work alongside health and wellness professionals to serve patients and clients, transforming the educational experience and bringing important resources to an underserved part of the city.
A new study of couples living together unmarried finds that the working class and the middle class have significantly different attitudes and approaches toward birth control, helping to explain why unwed births are far less common among the college-educated than their less-educated counterparts. In interviews conducted by researchers from the University of Indianapolis and Cornell University, cohabiting couples in the middle class are more likely to discuss contraception, use effective methods consistently, use two or more methods simultaneously and view childbearing as part of a greater sequence of events in their lives. UIndy's Dr. Amanda Miller is available for interviews on this and related topics.
Gregory Clapper, professor of religion and philosophy at the University of Indianapolis, volunteered as chaplain at the scene of this infamous 1989 plane crash. He will speak at several events surrounding the July 19 anniversary.
Gregory Reinhardt, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Indianapolis, offers his views on the Washington Redskins mascot controversy. He is currently writing a book, "Arresting Indian Imagery: Property, Magic, and Proxy in Visual Fantasies of Indianness."
With indoor and outdoor amenities open to the public, the building will be a new gateway to the UIndy campus, a landmark for the University Heights neighborhood and an integrated hub where faculty, students and healthcare professionals can collaborate on education and research. Moving to the building next year will be the School of Nursing, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, School of Occupational Therapy, School of Psychological Sciences, Athletic Training Program and departments of Kinesiology and Social Work – programs that account for more than half of UIndy’s 5,400-student enrollment.
A University of Indianapolis professor and five students will spend two weeks in southern Texas exhuming the remains of border crossers – many of them women and children – whose bodies were discovered on private ranchland and buried without identification. The phenomenon, which Dr. Krista Latham calls "a human-rights crisis," is spreading across the Southwest.
This moderated conversation between former Sens. Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar will examine their historic Cooperative Threat Reduction Program in light of today's concerns about Iran, North Korea, Syria and relations with Russia.
Feb. 9 marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, the moment that launched the British Invasion and a transformation in international youth culture. Pop culture historian Chad Martin of the University of Indianapolis is available for interview.
A new collection of historical essays, edited by a University of Indianapolis professor, explores the often-ignored complexities of the most pivotal election in U.S. history.
A forensic anthropologist and four graduate students from the University of Indianapolis are heading to south Texas, where migrants from across the border are being found dead in increasing numbers. For a week in May, they will assist a Baylor University team in exhuming remains for potential identification.
A philosophy and ethics professor at the University of Indianapolis says the cyclist's behavior, even in admitting his violations, reflects our society's win-at-all-costs mentality.
In interviews with unwed couples, a University of Indianapolis sociologist finds that the conventional notion of male breadwinner and female homemaker still guides some behaviors, even for couples in which the woman is the primary financial provider. The tendency leads some women to avoid marriage.
U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will rejoin the faculty of the University of Indianapolis in January and help UIndy launch a high-level Washington, D.C., internship and study program for students from across the nation. The new Lugar Academy also will host events in Indianapolis and the nation's capital.
Through a first-of-its-kind agreement with Ancestry.com, the University of Indianapolis is encouraging students, faculty and staff to explore their family histories and think critically about identity and heritage.
Interviews of unmarried men living with female partners revealed that their opinions on whether to terminate an unwanted pregnancy were more dependent on financial and personal circumstances than on moral views about abortion. The study is published in the September issue of Sociological Forum.
A clinical psychologist and staff counselor at the University of Indianapolis offers advice to help parents adjust when their children leave home for college.
Tea Party-backed Richard Mourdock’s defeat of six-term Sen. Richard Lugar in Tuesday’s Republican primary closes an eventful chapter in Indiana history and opens up interesting possibilities for the fall election, says an historian at the University of Indianapolis.
With the much-hyped film opening March 23, University of Indianapolis instructor George Dunn, editor of the new book 'The Hunger Games and Philosophy,' says the youth fiction trilogy tackles weighty themes worthy of serious thought.
A sports marketing professor at the University of Indianapolis says the NBA's financial structure needs a major overhaul, not a quick fix, to ensure the league's long-term viability.
Historian Edward O. Frantz challenges conventional wisdom on U.S. politics by examining the racial issues and complex political rhetoric of the period from the Civil War to the Great Depression.
Criminologist Kevin Whiteacre of the University of Indianapolis has launched a website, MetalTheft.net, as a repository of news, research and expert commentary on the costly and dangerous crime of metal theft.
In his new book, "World War I: The Global Revolution," Dr. Lawrence Sondhaus moves beyond dusty European history lessons to explore the war as a launching point for the political, social and technological forces that have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries.
An authority on terrorism and nationalism at the University of Indianapolis says the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is worth celebrating, but it should not distract the United States from the ideological struggle it still faces in the Islamic world. Douglas Woodwell, Ph.D., is available for interviews.
A University of Indianapolis history professor notes the curious fact that a backlash against Friday's royal wedding is building in the U.K., while U.S. audiences still show uncritical interest in the British monarchy.
In this opinion essay on the Libyan conflict, international relations expert Douglas Woodwell of the University of Indianapolis argues, contrary to conventional wisdom, that the Afghanistan example calls for the U.S. to arm and support the Libyan rebels.
This won’t be the first State of the Union address delivered amid economic woes and stiff partisan opposition, UIndy Associate Professor Edward “Ted” Frantz says. Despite parallels to situations faced by Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama's position most resembles that of Bill Clinton in 1995.
An NFL lockout next year could mean not only a lost season, but the long-term loss of a sizable portion of the league’s fan base, according to sports marketing expert Larry DeGaris at the University of Indianapolis. That city is scheduled to host the 2012 Super Bowl, which could be threatened by the labor dispute.
Low approval ratings are not unusual after a president's first year in office, says political science instructor Carrie Cihasky of the University of Indianapolis. Wednesday's State of the Union address gives President Obama a chance to regain public confidence and build support in Congress.
The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning, nationally known as a catalyst in reshaping education, has received a fresh round of support from Lilly Endowment Inc. that will allow a significant expansion of its work, including a new initiative aimed at middle schools.
A University of Indianapolis history professor says the upcoming film "Pirate Radio" is unlikely to capture the outlandish real-life exploits of unlicensed broadcasters in 1960s Britain.
Although Barack Obama is not the first sitting president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, a University of Indianapolis history professor says, the circumstances are unprecedented, and the choice will be debated for years to come.
A pilot program in Indiana is identifying naturally occurring retirement communities and helping older residents to organize for better services and living conditions in their neighborhoods. Policymakers around the country see the potential to help older adults live fuller lives without the cost and complication of government-based programs. The Indiana program is overseen by the Center for Aging & Community at the University of Indianapolis.
Forensic anthropologists from the University of Indianapolis are among a team of U.S. scientists who are assisting the Rwandan Office of Tourism and National Parks in creating a repository where skeletal remains of endangered mountain gorillas will be carefully maintained for research on diet, disease, stress and other factors affecting their health and survival.
A University of Indianapolis professor says the recent opening of a French military base in Dubai may have angered Islamic extremists in South America, sparking plans for attacks against French targets.
The Chrysler restructuring plan, which favors unsecured over secured investors, sets a dangerous precedent that could undermine confidence in financial markets, according to a finance professor at the University of Indianapolis.
An exercise science expert at the University of Indianapolis says children in summer sports and other activities are more prone to heat-related illnesses and should take extra care to increase fluid intake.
This week, as political pundits rate President Obama's first 100 days in office, MBA students at the University of Indianapolis are giving the new administration a passing grade, based on concepts learned in a course titled Leading Organizational Change.
Starbucks is targeting cash-strapped consumers with its announcement this week that it will begin offering discounted breakfast "pairings" of drinks and food items, but a University of Indianapolis marketing expert says the move could further diminish the coffee purveyor's premium brand.
The University of Indianapolis has initiated a matching grant program that combines with federal benefits to make private college education free for recent military veterans.
The newly crowned Miss America, Katie Stam, is known as more than a pretty face at the University of Indianapolis. She's a top student, a campus leader and an ambassador of UIndy's community-service ethic.
A new University of Indianapolis study suggests that students with achievement deficits experience greater academic growth in charter schools than similar students at traditional public schools.
Retiring Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy will be missed by fans, players and the broader Indiana community, but his departure won't detract from the team's positive brand image, a sports marketing expert at the University of Indianapolis says.