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UIndy Portico

Fall 2008

T h e Ma ga z in e of t h e Un iv e r sit y of In d i a n a pol i s

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N i N g b o c o N N e c t i o N A Uindy delegation visits a changing china just ahead of the beijing olympics. Page 6 P r e t t y s h A r P The new Miss indiana will appear in a reality series and tout service while she finishes her studies. Page 8 s U r P r i s e h o o s i e r s The hoosiers, a hot new band in the U.K., have warm memories of Uindy student days. Page 32

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President's forum school spirit is surging, and greyhound football has never been more fun. And President Beverley Pitts notes some special announcements will be made at the games.

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Not just a pretty face The new Miss indiana and a Uindy senior, Katie Stam has a schedule that just got really busy--and includes a reality tV show and the Miss America pageant.

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One-stop cultural district: 1400 East Hanna Avenue As always, the arts season at Uindy has so much to offer. choose from among jazz, classical music, theatre, and art exhibitions. better yet, don't choose--try them all!

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Big Easy, big challenges student Amera Schaefer led the way in organizing an honors college servicelearning trip to New orleans to continue post-Katrina cleanup efforts.

Nurturing the Ningbo connection The University's growing partnership with china's Ningbo institute of technology took Uindy representatives to that country on the eve of the olympics in beijing.

WIBC news director leads in a time of industry change radio is changing, and that's true at one of the most storied stations in indianapolis and central indiana. but Amber Stearns is on the case.

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Dance Dance Evolution Physical Therapy faculty and students researched effects of the popular music video game as exercise and found that there were indeed positive changes in health.

Scholarly pursuits Faculty academic activities and highlights include Jen Drake's new role as director of Uindy's Woodrow Wilson indiana teaching Fellowship program.

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On the Cover hawkers at beijing's Donghuamen Night Market lure young tourists with snacks from the around the country. Page 5. 2

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2008­2009 Alumni Association Board of Directors

Amber harrison stearns '95, President brian Martin '88, immediate Past President Marvin Pavlov '98. President-elect Vicky swank '78 '80 '99, secretary stephen Arthur '76 ronald bolyard '70 bobbie brooker '74 cameron causey '02 Amy Johnson burton '94 suzanne Davidson '02 '06 c. randy ellison '77 '80 '99 Thomas Flanagan '95 gretchen craft '93 Mustafa guven '99 William hartung '81 greg hill '74 David howey '94 r. Jeffrey irvin '65 Nick Laguire '04 cindy Lewis '99 '05 Kelly Dunwell McWilliams '91 bruce Miller '74 Juan Paz '95 '96 '99 Anita samuel '98 shane steimel '95 '97 Joe stafford '98 sonja Freeman White '06

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UIndy finishes 15th in Directors' Cup read these sports highlights, then visit athletics.uindy. edu for the latest news and the new blog, greyhound Notebook. Also, learn how to get text messages with updates on the latest scores!

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Band with UIndy history tops charts two-thirds of the trio dubbed the hoosiers, Irwin Sparkes and Alan Sharland, are former greyhounds. Now their album has hit number 1 in the U.K.

Portico The magazine of the University of Indianapolis University Editor r. Peter Noot '77 '84 Art Director Jeannine Allen Assistant Director for Publications Jennifer L. huber '07 Director of Alumni Relations Monica M. Woods Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Myla edmond Class Notes Nathan rundquist '10 Kelli Whitenack '11 Contributing Writers Mary Atteberry '07 scott hall Valerie Miller Wahlstrom '08

Nondiscriminatory Policies The University of indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, marital status, or ethnic or national origin in any of its program offerings or employment practices. The University is committed to the spirit and letter of the rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to provide equal access to all phases of University life and activity.

Please address correspondence and address changes to the office of Alumni relations.

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Upcoming events: Lucas Oil Stadium tour and Homecoming '08! Upcoming events include some great trips and a private tour of the new home of the colts.

Class notes News of alumni, plus: Jim Vogelman took an unusual path to an unusual vocation (page 39), and Pt grad Mark Schermerhorn continues to aid athletes at major events around the world (page 43).

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homecoming, fall, football

Time for fun & games & news

Picture this. A beautiful fall evening, a huge, roaring crowd of 4,000 decked out in Uindy crimson and grey, and a last-second greyhound touchdown under the lights for a come-frombehind homecoming victory. Fireworks erupt over the field as jubilant spectators celebrate and the scoreboard flashes "hounds Win!" Wouldn't that be fun to see?

That was the scene at last year's homecoming contest, and it's one more reason for the strong surge in school spirit we're enjoying at Uindy football games. The great Lakes intercollegiate Athletic conference often is called the toughest Division ii conference in the nation, so the games are always exciting and competitive. Most of our home games are played on saturday nights. i hope you will join us as often as you can for this quintessential college rite of fall.

Also, at our first home football game on september 20, we'll have some exciting news to share with you. shortly thereafter, a week of festivities will culminate in our homecoming game on october 4, when the greyhounds take on Michigan's Northwood University in Key stadium. (see page 30 for a complete schedule.) We will be making a special announcement during the game that you won't want to miss, honoring one of our own. i hope to see you there.

Beverley Pitts, President

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Nurturing the Ningbo connection

china has long been a source of intrigue for Westerners, but the mystery is fading as the world's most populous nation evolves into the economic superpower of the 21st century. When a group representing Uindy faculty, staff, and students visited china in May, they found a land of paradox: A country once defined by rural poverty, now noted for the wealth accumulating in its cities. A state that is officially communist and atheist, governing a population that practices many faiths and bursts at the seams with entrepreneurship and commerce. A people steeped in four millennia of tradition but delighted by American pop culture, arguing about their NbA heroes and waiting for the next bootleg episode of "Desperate housewives" to appear online. The visitors' destination was Ningbo institute of technology, a school of 12,000 students in a booming port city of six million. Nit is home to a groundbreaking partnership in which a limited number of eligible chinese students who complete two years of Uindy coursework--in Ningbo or indianapolis--can obtain valuable joint degrees from the two institutions. The journey came at an interesting time, when residents were abuzz about the approaching summer olympic games but still reeling from a devastating earthquake. side visits to the historic capital city of beijing and hip, futuristic shanghai offered glimpses of both the past and the future. Left: Buddhist monks talk at a temple complex on Xuedou Mountain, near Ningbo.

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1 shanghai's old town is an odd mix of history and kitsch; shoppers are hounded by dubious promises of designer watches and rare antiques. 2 in the wake of the devastating May 12 earthquake in southwestern china, Nit students sell snacks to raise money for disaster relief. 3 At a scenic area outside Ningbo, a rickshaw driver checks his mobile phone. 4 A beijing commercial building sports a huge video screen as well as the golden Arches. 5 The striking Jinmao tower in shanghai's Pudong district stands in sharp contrast to the european-style buildings across the river. 6 The bund, a business district on the western bank of the huangpu river, is lined with neoclassical and art deco architecture from shanghai's past as a hub for european commerce in the early 20th century. The waterside promenade is lined with pulsating colored lights. 7 A billboard at Nit advertises an "American idol"-like contest among the institution's 12,000 students. 8 on Xuedou Mountain, the view from the top of Qiangzhangya waterfall looks like a scene from a traditional chinese landscape painting. 9 soldiers marching near tiananmen square pass a clock counting down the seconds until the start of the beijing 2008 olympic games. 10 The Forbidden city, home to china's royal families since 1406, is a maze of vast open plazas and intimate gardens and temples. its 800 wooden structures, surrounded by walls and a moat, are prone to fire and have been repaired and renovated almost continually through the centuries. 11 shanghai's downtown riverside district, known as the bund, is a favorite spot for tourist snapshots. 12 constructed as the main venue for the 2008 olympics, the new National stadium in beijing is nicknamed the "bird's Nest" for its whimsical steel structure. 13 The badaling section of the great Wall, which guards a mountain pass outside beijing, offers spectacular views for those who can make the steep climb. This segment dates to around 1400, though it has been renovated and repaired many times. 14 top attractions at the shanghai Museum, considered the nation's best, include bronze antiquities bearing witness to china's 4,000-year-old culture. 15 This sign greets hoosier visitors arriving at the Nit campus. Photos & text by Scott Hall 14 15

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Not just a pretty face

As Miss Indiana, UIndy senior will use pageant attention to promote community service

Katie Stam has heard her share of cynical comments about "beauty pageants," even from close relatives, but she's quick to correct any misconceptions. "The Miss America pageant is a scholarship pageant," says stam, a University of indianapolis senior who will be vying for that storied crown in January after winning the Miss indiana title on June 21. "it's so much more than standing onstage and being poised." stam, who turned 22 in July, has the résumé to back up that statement, being listed on the honor roll and active in student government at Uindy. but, as it turns out, she is especially good at being poised onstage, as well as on camera. in her college career, she's been one of the top broadcasting students in the Department of communication, acting first as news director and more recently as operations manager for startup campus cable station Uindy tV. This spring, she helped lead her classmates to an underdog win in the indiana Association of school broadcasters annual college competition, seizing the tV school of the year title from much larger competitors. stam herself took home first-place honors in both the tV News Anchor and tV News Package categories. she also was among six Uindy students to win national recognition this year in the broadcast education Association's annual competition, sharing second place in the tV hard News reporting category. communication instructor Scott Uecker, general manager of Uindy tV and University-owned radio station Wicr-FM, says stam has shown rare talents as an anchor, reporter, interviewer, and writer. "occasionally we see a student who makes us say, `i'm going to be working for her someday,'" says Uecker, himself a broadcast news veteran. "she is definitely one of those students." Perhaps stam's greatest skill, he says, is leadership. he recalls her asking him to leave the room one day this spring so she could give her classmates a private pep talk while preparing for the state competition.

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"her peers have so much respect for her," he says. "she just makes everyone around her better, including me." stam interned this summer at Wish-tV, as she did last summer at Wthr-tV, shadowing reporters, helping with interviews and recording her own take on the day's events. she plans to try to graduate in December--a semester early--with hopes of working in tV news, and she will have résumé tapes from the two top-rated operations in indianapolis. "That will really give me an edge," she says. "And getting out into the industry six months before everybody else does is quite an advantage." her other campus activities have included chairing the student government's service and Philanthropy committee. As such, she has organized fund-raisers to aid the homeless and the ronald McDonald house at riley hospital for children. in october, she will direct Uindy's annual super saturday of service, when hundreds of students perform volunteer work around the city at sites recommended by the United Way. "My whole theory about community service is making it easy for people," says stam, a seymour high school graduate and daughter of Keith and tracy stam. "A lot of people don't get involved because they think it's too hard." it's no surprise, then, that community service is stam's platform issue as a pageant delegate, and she looks forward to the increased visibility she has earned. "The Miss America organization gives you an opportunity to reach a larger audience," she says. it's more surprising that she has found the time to participate in pageants at all, much less be successful at it. Nonetheless, stam has seen a string of wins and near-wins at the local, regional, and national levels, including the 2005 indiana Junior Miss title. This past year, she decided to go for the gold. First she targeted the Miss Duneland pageant, which has an open entry policy and is based in Michigan city, where she has close friends. That win took her to the Miss indiana competition in Zionsville, and now she is living out a childhood dream, one she shared with a close cousin. "every little girl wants to be a princess," she admits. "We always saw Miss America as the perfect American icon. We held pageants in my cousin's basement, making crowns out of cereal boxes." The reality stam now faces is exciting but challenging. she already has a dozen parades and other public appearances scheduled as Miss indiana, and that list will surely grow before she heads to Las Vegas for the Miss America competition, with finals to be televised January 24. she also will spend a few weeks later this year living with the other 51 contestants for the taping of "Miss America: reality check," a reality tV miniseries that debuted on tLc this year in advance of the 2008 pageant. Meanwhile, she'll have to juggle another few months as a student, and that's where the scholarship part comes in. stam's pageant winnings, including a Miss indiana total of more than $10,000, have funded much of her college education. "i've already got my last semester paid for," she says. "i'm graduating debt-free, because of the assistance i've received from this organization and other scholarships." --Scott Hall

M o r e b r A i N s, M o r e b e AU t y, M o r e s e rV i c e e t h i c

Katie stam was not the only Uindy student in this year's Miss indiana pageant. Megan Meadors, who is pursuing a master's degree in occupational therapy, was among the top 10 semifinalists and won the hoosier Leadership Award. she also was named a 500 Festival princess this spring (above). stam described Meadors as "an amazing person" and pageant veteran who was generous with advice and support for other Miss indiana contestants. "she helped me out so much," stam said. An Auburn native who has competed multiple times for the Miss indiana title, Meadors qualified for this year's event by winning the Angola-based Miss Pride of indiana crown. Among other activities, she has been a volunteer at riley hospital for children and has been active in raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease and other causes. At least one other Uindy student has been named Miss indiana. Music major Karen (Rogers) Kelley, now living in glendale, california, claimed the title in 1973, right after earning her bachelor's degree from what was then known as indiana central college. icc President Dr. Gene E. Sease and his wife, Joanne, traveled to Atlantic city, N.J., to cheer her on during the Miss America competition. she returned for her master's and went on to become a gospel recording artist. --SH

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News director at venerable WIBC leads in a time of industry change

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he alarm goes off at 2 a.m. by 3 a.m., lunch for her nine-year-old son is packed and ready in the fridge. by the time 4 a.m. rolls around, she is already in the car driving downtown to the emmis communications World headquarters in indianapolis. And by 4:30 a.m., the computer is on, coffee is brewing, and Amber Stearns '95 has started her day at 93.1 Wibc FM. Amber didn't come to Uindy with the goal of ending up with a career in radio. her first choice was to be a music major, until she realized music was a love for her, not a career goal. Midway through her time at Uindy, music became her minor and electronic media her new major and passion. "My initial goal was to be in television and to be a videographer," she says, "but then i realized that those cameras can be really heavy!" Amber considered a career in editing but felt that radio offered more flexibility and career choices for her. her first job was at country station WWKi in Kokomo. other opportunities took her to Marion to WcJc, another country station, where she wrote commercial copy, produced off-air work, and helped to broadcast sporting events. she eventually had a mid-afternoon on-air time slot and even brought in some of her music from home to play on the air. "i learned in Marion what i liked and what i didn't like, and i discovered that i was more into the news aspect," she says. When she had the chance to move back to Kokomo to be a news director at radio station WZWZ, she took the job. For the next ten years, Kokomo was home, until the news came about a job opening at Wibc in indianapolis. "it was very hard to leave Kokomo, but when this opportunity came, i couldn't pass it up. My hometown is in indy, and i grew up listening to Wibc. i remember thinking, `i love you, Kokomo, but i've got to go.'" As the one-time AM flagship station of the state, Wibc has long had a reputation for news and sports coverage. What began in 1938 as a 1,000watt daytime-only station now has transformed into a 50,000-watt powerhouse. Wibc is ranked consistently in the top five radio stations in central indiana, with the goal of becoming the number one news station in the state. in 2007, emmis made a decision to split 1070 Wibc into two branches and make the move to

FM: 93.1 FM would broadcast a news/talk format, and 1070 "The Fan" on the AM dial--an esPN affiliate--would cover sports. "Now that we're on the FM dial," says Amber, "we're getting a younger audience to listen. We also partner with Fox 59 television and try to use as much local news coverage and sources as possible." As a news reporter and anchor, Amber finds herself writing and reading at least six newscasts each day from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., with some days requiring her to produce up to eleven newscasts. From 9 a.m. to 12:30 each day, Amber puts on her reporter hat and gathers stories and information. "i love to talk and interview and interact with people," she says. "i really feel that i'm working to my strengths here at Wibc." Along with her responsibilities as a reporter, Amber has to pay attention to how the stories and information can be posted online. "The internet has changed how we do everything in radio," she says. "it's all about posting online now, and it's the biggest change that is driving everything forward." All of the stories at Wibc are transferred into the news element of the Web site, and all of the talk shows post their audio online as well. Many reporters now make video recordings of interviews or take pictures in addition to recording the audio. "The internet has leveled the playing field in the media," she says. "everyone in radio, tV, and print journalism is fighting to get their story first on the Web. Whenever i talk to students at Uindy, i tell them to get Web experience. Learn it all, because odds are that you're going to use it." blogging also has become more commonplace with Amber and other radio anchors, as they strive to gain more audience interaction. "it's not just about talking on a microphone anymore," she says. "it's truly a group effort here in the office to compile stories, check the facts, and get it out to the public as fast as possible." As Amber prepared to take the helm as the president of the Uindy Alumni Association, she looked forward to her new role and its challenges. "i take Uindy's motto of `education for service' to heart," she says, "and emmis is a company that is a model of a business for service. "i love my job, get to meet new people all the time, and work with a fantastic group of people. to actually be here with this station and get to work here is really cool." --Jennifer L. Huber

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each year Uindy presents more than 100 arts-related events, many of them free and family-friendly, and the 2008­09 schedule includes a great variety of instrumental and vocal music, theatre productions, art exhibitions, readings, and lectures. Are you taking advantage of this great community resource? For an interactive pdf of the complete arts calendar for the year, visit http://arts.uindy.edu.

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Many exciting events are in the works for the coming arts season at U In d y. He r e' s a sn eak pe ek at what' s coming up this year. Jazz The second season of the Jazz Artist series takes on a different tone from last year. The first half of the year features talented local jazz artists in room 115, an informal lecture/performance venue in the christel Dehaan Fine Arts center, similar to last year's series. concerts in the second half of the year take on a more formal tone, featuring top names from the New york city jazz scene performing in the ruth Lilly Performance hall. Jazz Artist series concerts are scheduled for one Wednesday evening each month, with the first concert set for Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. The 2009 Jazz Week is scheduled for February 24­28 and includes concerts by the Uindy Jazz ensemble, rich Perry, the steve Allee big band, the blue Wisp big band, and the Unite trombone summit featuring slide hampton, steve turre, and Fred Wesley. Faculty Artist Series entering its 28th season, this year's Faculty Artist series includes 18 concerts. The series again kicks off with a gala opening concert featuring artistin-residence Maestro Raymond Leppard on Monday, september 8. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the christel Dehaan Fine Arts center's ruth Lilly Performance hall. The Maestro will participate in a pre-concert discussion with Uindy's Paul Krasnovsky beginning at 7 p.m. in addition to the Monday night concerts on campus, this year's series includes a sunday afternoon concert at christ church cathedral on Monument circle. on November 23, Uindy organist Marko Petrici will celebrate the 100th birthday of olivier Messiaen with a performance on the chancel organ at the church. Uindy's choirs will join the christ church choir to round out the afternoon. theatre The Theatre Department is planning four productions this year, including a tony Awardwinning musical, a side-splitting dinner theatre comedy, and productions by Uindy's talented students. here's a breakdown of the shows: Into the Woods, a fractured fairy tale musical with music and lyrics by stephen sondheim: oct. 17­19, 24, 25 A contemporary play to be announced. stay tuned to http://arts.uindy.edu for details on this production: Nov. 21­23 & Dec. 4­6 Leading Ladies, a comedy that serves as the annual dinner theatre production: Feb. 20­22 & 27, 28 student-Directed Productions, scenes or one-acts produced by students: April 17­19 & 23­25 Art Gallery The christel Dehaan Fine Arts center gallery hosts six exhibitions this year, including works by Steve Guiliani '78, a faculty exhibition, two juried shows, paintings by Dutch-born artist henk Pander, and the works of visual communication design professionals. Other events in addition, the arts season features a number of student performances, readings, and lectures in the Kellogg Writers series, indianapolis baroque orchestra concerts, and much more. A new feature this season is a series of masterclasses presented by the Music Department in which students receive expert coaching and perspectives to enhance their regular study. The masterclasses in voice, flute, piano, jazz improv, and chamber music are free and open to the public. Another exciting highlight of the upcoming season is a Farewell tour concert by the internationally renowned guarneri string Quartet. The stop in indianapolis, part of its 45th and final season, is presented by the ensemble Music society. chamber music fans won't want to miss this performance by the highly regarded quartet. While on campus, don't forget to check out the Fifth Third bank campus sculpture Walk, which features new sculptures each fall, and the Master Au ho-nien Museum, located in the lower level of the newly renovated schwitzer student center. --Valerie Miller Wahlstrom '08 The full calendar and the latest information on upcoming arts events are at http://arts.uindy.edu. While there, be sure to join our e-mail list to receive information and reminders about upcoming events, and check out the interactive calendar pdf.

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Evolution

Physical The ra py s t u d e n t s a i d re s e a rc he r s , showin g that adu l t s u sing t he mu sic vi d e o g ame saw po sit ive chang es and increase d the ir le ve ls o f f it ness

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exercise can be fun--if you're a dedicated user of Dance Dance revolution, the music video game that has everyone stomping out rhythms and aiming for high scores. Though the game's been around for 10 years, Pe teachers and fitness instructors around the world are paying closer attention to the physical fitness benefits of DDr. Many elementary schools buy the game and multiple dance pads to use in gym classes. but up until now, it was mostly the kids who got to have all the fun.

everyone danced at the same level, though the game speed could be increased or decreased depending on ability. "There was a bit of a learning curve," Jason says, "but everyone caught on pretty quick."

Step in time

As part of the game, dancers step on four arrows, facing left, right, up, and down, that correspond to arrows scrolling on a screen in front of them. Points are awarded based on the dancer's ability to

It's hip. It's trendy. It's fun. And it's exercise?

(Do es t ha t c a n ce l o u t t h e `f u n' p a r t? )

in Uindy's Krannert school of Physical Therapy, professors Anne Downs and stacie Fruth decided to give adults a chance at dancing to see if their level of fitness increased because of it. Thirtyone adults, ranging in age from 30 to 60, signed up for the six-week study, dancing up to three times per week for 30 minues each time. time steps in rhythm with the song and match the arrow markings on the screen. by the end of the six weeks, most participants recorded better levels of physical health, and almost half said that they had purchased or were considering buying the game.

Getting stats, for starters

before the study began, Anne, stacie, and six second-year physical therapy students tested the participants' heart rate, blood pressure, cardiovascular status, and body mass index, and conducted other evaluations to determine their overall aerobic fitness level. When the research goals were set and the measurements made, it was time to dance. "This study was a lot of work, but it was great fun," says Jason yoder, one of the students running the study. "We danced with them and were there to keep them motivated and encouraged." in a Pt classroom, dance pads were set up around the room, allowing everyone to participate at the same time.

More snoozing, less wheezing

"Many reported sleeping better at night and not getting out of breath as much walking around campus," Downs says. "We need to process some more of the data and results," Fruth says, "but we're submitting this project for a national presentation and hoping to get it published." Downs and Fruth feel that the potential exists for DDr to be used in hospitals or in cardiac rehab situations where exercise is needed in a confined space. "rehab providers are figuring it out because they are using the Wii for therapy, and i can't imagine this won't be right up there," says Downs. "i see a lot of clinical applications with DDr, and it's definitely more fun than the treadmill!" --Jennifer L. Huber

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big easy, big challenges

A year ago, Amera Schaefer (honors college, Archeology/Anthropology) attended a lecture by Dr. Anthony Ladd of Loyola University in New orleans. Upon learning how much recovery and rebuilding work still was needed, she took the initiative to organize a service-Learning in New orleans spring term trip for the honors college. Preparations for the trip included reading and discussions to learn more about post-Katrina issues facing the city, especially in the Lower Ninth Ward and gentilly. in April, students from the honors & scholars floor of central hall (a self-directed student community open to student leaders) organized a benefit luncheon to raise money for common ground relief, a grassroots organization working primarily in the Ninth Ward. Ted Polk, director of Food services, served a special selection of cajun dishes and honors college students sold Mardi gras beads and Abita root beer (straight from Louisiana) to raise money for common ground relief. students Hanna Bovenschen, Kate Duszynski, Lydia Fischer, Amera Schaefer, Adam Settle, Chris Thompson, Sarah Tuntland, Lydnsey Wellman, and Lisa Winkler, led by honors college director Dr. Greta Pennell and Drs. Jim Pennell and Tim Maher of social sciences spent 11 days in New orleans on projects ranging from installing compact fluorescent bulbs with green Light New orleans, to gutting houses in jeopardy of demolition, to working in a community garden bioremediation project, to installing a radiant energy barrier, to assisting in animal rescue. The students worked hard under difficult conditions, and their work ethic impressed volunteer coordinators because the students completed projects in a day that were expected to take much longer. greta Pennell believes the Uindy group was able to accomplish so much because they worked as a team united by a strong service orientation and a willingness to do whatever needed to be done, regardless of how large or small the task. Despite the considerable progress made in the nearly three years since Katrina, the Uindy students agreed that people around the country should know that the work is not done. There are still people living in FeMA trailers, houses that need to be gutted, and many people in need of various kinds of help. in addition to doing hard work, the students got a chance to "know what it means to miss New orleans." They attended a crawfish boil, heard Zydeco music at the rock 'n' bowl, had an up-close view of a water fowl rookery and of alligators in the Pearl river swamp, and rode on a Mississippi river boat. reflecting on her experiences, Kate Duszynski '11 (biology) noted that she "learned a lot about the city and the people of New orleans, but we also learned a lot about serving and what it really means to serve the community." For hanna bovenschen '11 (biology) the trip inspired her to do more volunteer service. she also realizes that "i don't have to take a trip to do this, either. Volunteers are needed everywhere."

Service-learning in New Orleans

`I realized that the little stuff matters, and it's not about what I got out of the trip; it's about what I did for others. Whether they were there to thank me in person or not, their presence was felt'

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Scholarly pursuits

Admissions trainers' Association meeting and symposia in June. her "Disability Law and healthcare education" was published in the Journal of Allied Health. Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning

Gre yho un d l e ad s Re d Cros s e f fo r t

Admissions counselor Marylynne Winslow '99, a frequent American red cross volunteer and social Work program alumna, managed the red cross shelter in Martinsville, ind., following the severe spring flooding in that area. Alumni relations

CELL has interim executive director

Dr. David Dresslar recently became interim executive director of ceLL. Dr. Dresslar, who has served as a senior fellow for high school transformation with ceLL since 2004, was appointed to the position after Dr. Lynne Weisenbach was named the vice chancellor for P-16 education initiatives for the University system of georgia. ceLL is conducting a series of meetings through its high school-to-college transition Project, funded through a grant from Lumina Foundation for education, to analyze state and institutional policies that can be improved to help more indiana high school students attend college. Nearly 100 representatives from more than 50 K-12, higher education, and state organizations are participating in the project. Through ceLL's school coaching and technical assistance, three additional New technology high schools and six new early college high schools are opening in August. since ceLL began its work in 2001, the center has helped to create or transform 47 high schools across indiana. Center for Aging & Community

Ha i l t o t h e c h ie f of I - C A SE

Monica Woods (director) was elected president of the board of directors of the indiana council for the Advancement and support in education for 2008­09. Anthropology

Sk e l e t a l a n a l y s i s l e c t u re g o e s on t he ro a d t o Sou t h Be nd

Dr. Chris Schmidt (interim chair) was a recent guest lecturer at skeletal analysis workshops at the University of Notre Dame and Mercyhurst college. he also presented at the Zionsville Public Library. Dr. schmidt's "Dental Microwear Analysis of Flat-headed Peccary (Platygonus compressus) from southern indiana" was accepted by Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. (The peccary is a relative of the pig.) Dr. Omowale Adenrele has joined the faculty as an assistant professor. Dr. schmidt and Dr. Gregory Reinhardt represented Uindy with two tables at the indiana state Museum in May for their Archaeology student Festival, attended by more than 1,500 grade-school kids. Athletic training

Indiana Depar tment of Health grant enables CAC to lead coalition

The University of indianapolis center for Aging & community has received nearly $720,000 in funding from the indiana state Department of health to spearhead a coalition of service agencies and advocacy groups in developing a program of education, training, and technical assistance to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers, commonly called bedsores, in nursing homes and other longterm care facilities throughout the state. The indiana Pressure Ulcer initiative will be an 18-month collaborative effort involving 100 long-term care facilities throughout the state and 700 health care professionals within those facilities, as well other health care professionals in the community. cAc associate professor Dr. Jackie Frank is continuing her research on Alzheimer's caregivers. she is conducting a research study on care partners where one of the partners has early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The purposes of her research

Students, faculty present at symposia

Dr. Christine Lauber and a colleague from Millersville University had their paper "Motivating the clinical instructor" published in Athletic Therapy Today. she also served as faculty adviser to athletic training students Carl Palma and Meghan Sweeney, who presented a poster, "rehabilitation Following the Kidner Procedure in a Female collegiate soccer Athlete," at the great Lakes Athletic trainers' Association winter meeting and clinical symposium in toledo, ohio. The Kidner procedure is a foot and ankle surgery technique. Dr. Katherine Newsham presented "A Neuromuscular Approach to Lower Leg Pain" at the National Athletic

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are to examine grief and burden among early-onset dementia caregivers who are caring for their partners and to better understand the feelings of grief and loss experienced by the partner who is experiencing dementia. LaNita Garmany, cAc's communities for Life project director, was one of several presenters of "Livable communities for All Ages" at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging conference in Nashville, tenn., in July. The presentation highlighted communities for Life-- aka cFL--which is funded by the indiana Family and social services Administration Division of Aging and facilitated by cAc. cFL's purpose is to make it possible for senior citizens to remain in their homes for as long as they choose. Through this initiative, cAc is working with neighborhoods in five cities--gary, huntington, indianapolis, Linton, and south bend--representing different regions of the state, to develop "neighborhood naturally occurring retirement communities," known as NNorcs. Under the direction of cAc senior fellow Helen Dillon, cAc wrapped up its third year of iN Place events in July. iN Place is an ongoing series of seminars designed to highlight issues related to strengthening the aging population's choices on where and how to live their lives. For the final seminar of the 2007­08 year, Kathryn Lawler, a public policy expert on issues related to aging and the built environment, presented "Planning for Livable communities." Throughout spring 2008, cAc senior fellow Kay Crawford provided technical assistance to the senior Ministry study team in Perry township. crawford's work included leading eight southside churches in a feasibility study on developing or enhancing senior ministry within the individual churches, as well as developing an ongoing collaborative relationship. cAc graduate assistant Darrell Nickolson, an architectural designer and professor of architectural technology at the Purdue University school of engineering and technology at iUPUi, presented "Merging ADA and LeeD to enhance older Adult Living" at the American society for engineering education conference in June. Nickolson was also recently a presenter at the first annual regional Norc (naturally occurring retirement communities) meeting, sponsored by elder Friendly communities indianapolis. he discussed with attendees "shared housing concepts," a research initiative to develop a prototype home design where two to three older adults could live under one roof with some shared common space but also some independent living space and an opportunity for increased socialization. Chemistry

Speaker of the Year e xplores ` S cience o f Fl a mes & Ex p l o sions'

Dr. Ann Cutler has agreed to continue serving as editor of the Journal of College Science Teaching (an award-winning publication of the National science teachers Association). Named 2008 speaker of the year by the indiana Academy of science, she presented "Parameters of Destruction: The science of Flames and explosions" at rose-hulman institute of technology in April and recently served as an external program reviewer for chemistry at Lewis University. she is currently reviewing a book for the NstA Press in a popular science series. Dr. Joe Burnell '83 was technical editor for Organic Chemistry I Workbook for Dummies, written by Arthur Winter and published by Wiley Publishing, inc., indianapolis. The book hit the shelves in July. Dr. Katherine Stickney, Lindsey Fischer '08, and junior biology major Tara Poole authored and presented a poster on organic chemistry literacy at the American chemical society regional meeting in columbus, ohio, in June. Dr. stickney also is a continuing active member of the indiana section American chemical society and serves as education chair for the section, which sponsored the high school chemistry teacher of the year contest in the spring. Dr. stickney is working with the Woodrow Wilson Foundation task force to develop a new model for science teacher preparation. The chemistry Department is pleased to welcome Dr. David Styers-Barnett. Dr. styers-barnett will teach general chemistry and Physical chemistry for the department. he received his PhD in Physical chemistry from University of North carolina-chapel hill and recently completed a three-year postdoctoral experience at oak ridge National Laboratory in laser spectroscopy. Dr. Lindell Ward continued to serve as an alternate councilor for the indiana Local section of the American chemical society. he also continued work on the Acs Diagnostic exam of Undergraduate chemical Knowledge, an exam written to assess chemistry students at the end of their undergraduate career. The exam will be published in the 2008­09 academic year. College of Health Sciences

Dea n a ctive o n inter na tio na l le ve l

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Director chosen for prestigious teaching fellowship program

The University of indianapolis has selected a veteran educator to lead a program aimed at guiding talented college graduates into careers as math and science teachers. Dr. Jennifer Drake, an associate professor of english at Uindy, brings extensive experience in curriculum and program development to her new role as director of Uindy's Woodrow Wilson indiana teaching Fellowship program. The University is one of just four higher-education institutions chosen by the New Jerseybased Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation to pilot the program, which debuts in 2009 in indiana with the goal of spreading to all 50 states. The program will provide $30,000 stipends to top college seniors and recent graduates for a special year-long master's degree program in education. in turn, the recipients must agree to spend at least three years teaching math or science in underserved urban and rural school systems. The indiana fellowship program, launched with financial support from the Lilly endowment inc., is intended to produce, eventually, 400 new math and science teachers each year. other participating universities are Purdue University, ball state University, and indiana University-Purdue University at indianapolis. indiana governor Mitch Daniels chose the University as the site for a news conference August 14 to propose using state funding to expand the program. in addition to teaching at Uindy and codirecting its Kellogg Writers series of guest lectures, Drake has served since 2006 as director of the college readiness Program at the Decatur Discovery Academy charter school, leading efforts to provide early college experiences for at-risk students. she also has served as Uindy's liaison to Project seAM, a collaborative effort among indiana colleges and public school districts to build connections between high school and college classrooms. Drake holds doctoral and master's degrees from the state University of New york at binghamton and an undergraduate degree from brown University. before coming to Uindy in 2004, she was a faculty member at indiana state University.

Montreal in August 2008. Dr. huer was a voting delegate at the governing Assembly of the 21st World congress of rehabilitation international. her recent publications include "Adapting investigation and testifying procedures for persons with disabilities and severe communication disabilities: the israeli perspective" in the ISAAC-ISRAEL Journal and "Working with persons with developmental disabilities across cultures" in Research-Based Practices in Developmental Disabilities. she gave an invited lecture in February at the American speech-Language-hearing Association Division of Augmentative and Alternative communication conference in Long beach, calif. Community Programs Center

2,653 hours that were reported from semester i. The grand total of volunteer hours reported for 2007­08 totals 5,707. The cPc finished the last school year with the serviceLearning expo, where nearly 40 students presented their service-Learning projects from the past semester. Ecumenical and Interfaith Programs

Pilgrimages: a way for college stu d ents t o `wa l k th e wa l k'

The rev. Dr. Lang Brownlee, University chaplain, traveled to tampere, Finland, to make a presentation at the global conference of University and college chaplains, campus Ministers, and religious Professionals, June 30­July 4. his paper, "Walking the Walk of Faith: The Practice of Pilgrimage, Lighting the Way in campus Ministry," suggested that the use of christian pilgrimage connects university students to a deeper sense of the walk of faith. Pilgrimage opportunities for growth in spiritual and

St u den t s t op 5 , 7 0 0 h ou r s of vol un t e er w ork

The community Programs center announces that Uindy students turned in a total of 3,054 volunteer hours from semester ii of 2007­08. This number is an increase from the

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vocational formation, social justice awareness, and christian service commitments are powerful means of enabling students to gain insight into their self-identity, values, and intentions for their lives. Dr. brownlee used recent Mccleary chapel Ministry pilgrimages to taizé, France; Little rock, Arkansas; and Koidu, sierra Leone, to illustrate his appreciation for the practice of pilgrimage in campus ministry programming. Dr. Michael G. Cartwright presented a paper on "The business of the church-related University: education for service" at the christianity & Academia consultation of the American Academy of religion Meeting in san Diego, calif. This presentation was taken from a set of six historical essays that cartwright has written about the mission and identity of the University of indianapolis that looks at different eras in its history. An excerpt of another essay in "The business of the University revisited" series will be published in the summer issue of the journal Methodist History. "The Founding of indiana central University: Another chapter in the history of United brethren higher education" is about the work of the rev. Dr. J. t. roberts and rev. Alva L. button roberts. Dr. cartwright also presented a paper on the topic of "An evangelical order in the church catholic? interrogating an outlerian Metaphor for United Methodist ecclesiology" at a conference in celebration of the centennial birth of Albert c. outler, a renowned United Methodist scholar, ecumenist, and churchman. in April cartwright presented a set of lectures to the indiana United Methodist historical society: "our social creed revisited: The Methodist social creed of 1908 and the struggle for social Justice" and "The struggle for Justice continues: From `our social creed' to the `New social creed' of 2008." Financial Aid Honors College

Ba rb ie st il l no t a b oy t oy

in July Dr. Greta Pennell (chair) presented her paper "Why boys still Don't Play with barbie: gender socialization in toyland" at the international toy research Association World congress in Nafplion, greece. (see page 16 for activities of honors college students with a mission to help victims of hurricane Katrina in New orleans.) History & Political Science

` T h e Pro b l em wit h Pa p ers' : Fri e nds o f Arch ives h ea r Mo r to n a d d re s s

Dr. A. James Fuller delivered the plenary address "oliver P. Morton and the Problem with Papers" at the Friends of the indiana state Archives 2008 annual meeting in April. he also was elected chair of the indiana council for history education in February. Fuller chaired a roundtable on "teaching history to history teachers," at the annual meeting of the indiana Association of historians in February. he presented "From the shawnee Prophet to Prohibition: Faith and civil society in the United states," at the international interfaith initiative symposium in March. Dr. Larry Sondhaus has been elected to a two-year term as president of the great Lakes Valley conference. The gLVc has 13 member institutions and is home to 17 of Uindy's 21 varsity sports. he has been the University's faculty athletics representative since 2004. Information Systems

S co u t's h o no r: MB A ma na geme nt cl a ss ta ckl es ser v ice p ro ject

Dr. Darrell Bowman assigned a service project in the MbA615 Project Management class, which provided valuable realworld experience for students. A team of students consisting of Paulomi Brahmbhatt, Andrea Stranak, Chris Hayes, Rob Dillman, and Mike Courtright worked with the central indiana council of the boy scouts of America, which needed a project plan for a computer system to track graduates of its internship program. Kinesiology

Co m m i s s i o n e r p o s t i n c l u d e s w ork wi t h Co l l eg e Goal Su nd ay p rogra m

Heidi Carl has been elected public relations commissioner for the indiana student Financial Aid Association. it is a two-year term and includes working with the college goal sunday program, a national program that originated in indiana 20 years ago.

Wel l ness p ro gra m is f it to b e tri e d

Dr. Jennifer VanSickle, Dr. Lisa Hicks, and Dr. Heidi Rauch presented "r Uindy Fit: Walkin' Around the World," a faculty and staff wellness program, at the American college

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of sports Medicine National health & Fitness summit in Long beach, calif., as one of the winners of the innovative health/Fitness Programs contest. Dr. hicks and Dr. Jennifer Vansickle also presented "Leading your campus in Faculty and staff Wellness: `The r Uindy Fit?' Program" at the Physical Activity in contemporary education conference in champaign, ill., in september. The pair also presented "Authentic Assessment: Partnering Universities with schools & businesses for Learning" at the convention in Fort Worth. Dr. Vansickle led two panel discussions at the indiana Association for health, Physical education, recreation, and Dance convention, titled "getting in the Door of sport Management: résumé Development and interview etiquette" and "climbing the Ladder: hitting the rungs of your sport Management career." students in the sport Management program under Dr. Vansickle's supervision participated in several community projects during the 2008 spring semester, including the design of a Fan Fest area for the UsA Diving olympic trials held in indianapolis in June and the design of a fitness room for indy Park's new community center at Windsor Village. Dr. rauch and student Ryan Rettenbacher presented an AAhe teaching strategies poster titled "Using the Principles of coordinated school health to teach community health" at the national American Alliance for health, Physical education, recreation, and Dance convention in Fort Worth. Library

Wr i t i n g L a b t a c k l e s t r u e c h a l l enge: tu t o r i n g t he big ot e d w r it e r

Writing Lab director Dr. Rick Marshall and associate director Dawn Hershberger, along with peer tutors Mandi Bevers and Sara Wright, gave two presentations at the annual east central Writing centers Association conference at ohio state University in April. The topics were tutoring via the telephone and tutoring the bigoted writer. Krannert School of Physical therapy

beliefs and Practices regarding evidence-based Practice" (platform presentation); and "A Preliminary exploration of Physical Therapy Practice in the emergency Department: A Descriptive and experimental study" (platform presentation). she also presented a poster at the APtA conference in texas. Julie Gahimer '85 presented several sessions related to instructional and online teaching strategies at the Uindy Faculty Development Workshops in May 2008. she also presented at the independent colleges of indiana technology conference at DePauw University in August. in June Kathy Martin presented a research platform presentation, "A comparison of two types of orthoses for children with Down syndrome: A case series report," with Dr. Don hoover, formerly of Uindy, at the American Physical Therapy Association's annual conference in san Antonio. she also was promoted to associate professor with tenure and is the DPt program director. in June in Downer's grove, ill., Dr. Stephanie Kelly '91 presented two sections of the APtA education section's Workshop for New Faculty. The sections were on use of active learning strategies in the classroom and course design. she successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in July and graduated with a PhD in Physical Therapy from Nova southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dr. Ellen Miller (cAc) and Stephanie Combs '99, along with four former students, published "training running After stroke: A single-subject report" in the April issue of Physical Therapy. Dr. Kelly and Dr. Miller published an article in the spring 2008 Journal of Physical Therapy Education entitled "education for service: The Development of a service Learning course," highlighting the integration of service learning into the Pt curriculum.

Fo u r ma ke Kenned y Cent er's s we e t 16

The Kennedy center American college Theater Festival is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide that serves as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United states. Four Uindy students advanced to the 2007­08 final 16 from a pool of more than 270 competitors. The students are Jeff Dalstrom, Kathryn Reinhardt, Alex Oberheide, and Chelsey Wood. Additionally, David West competed with his makeup design for The Shape of Things, Jeffrey Barnes '00 conducted a workshop about theatre fringe festivals, and Jim Ream, Uindy's department of theatre chair, served as technical respondent for the festival productions, held in Milwaukee.

Pro f e sso r t o p re s e nt t h re e s t u d i es a t i n t er n a t i o n al P T c onf e re nc e

Dr. Stacie Fruth '94 will present three research studies at an international physical therapy conference hosted by the University of Pretoria, south Africa, in october: "A Preliminary exploration of the effects of a six-Week interactive Video Dance exercise Program in an Adult Population" (poster presentation); "The influence of a topicspecific, research-based Presentation on Physical Therapists

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Margaret Finley's article "The effect of repeated Measurements using an Upper extremity robot on healthy Adults," which she cowrote with individuals from Mit and the baltimore Veterans Administration, will be published in the Journal of Applied Biomechanics. Mathematics Dr. Amy Allen Sekhar, assistant professor of French, will serve as interim chair of Modern Languages during the first semester of the 2008­09 academic year. Assistant professor of spanish Sondra Hayes has retired after a long and successful tenure at the University of indianapolis. she and her husband have founded a learning center for all ages called "The Village child." Music

L o o ki n g f o r an al g or it h m t o loca t e n o n - at t ac k ing q u e e ns ?

Dr. Leslie Gardner and Octavian Nicolio presented "A Maximum Flow Algorithm to Locate Non-Attacking Queens on an NxN chessboard" at the southeastern international conference on combinatorics, graph Theory, and computing at boca raton, Fla., in March. in June Dr. gardner codirected a young executive camp, a supply chain day camp for middle school students, at the McKenzie career center of the Metropolitan school District of Lawrence township. Modern Languages

B er ners reco rd s ` Zo o t Su ite' in K i e v

in November 2007 Dr. John Berners traveled to Kiev, Ukraine, for a recording session of his orchestral work "Zoot suite" by the Kiev Philharmonic. The recording will be released on a cD erM Masterworks label this fall. in February 2008 Dr. berners's newest chamber work, "Divertimento," for oboe, trombone, and double bass was premiered by faculty at the University of iowa and copremiered at Uindy in April by Uindy faculty members Pamela French, oboe; Blake Schlabach, trombone; and Peter Hansen, double bass. Dr. berners is at work on a commission for the ronen ensemble for premiere in February 2009. Dr. Kathleen Hacker (chair) has been invited to attend "Preparing the generation-e Musician: The Place of entrepreneurship in the higher education Music school curriculum" at the eastman school of Music in January 2009 and will select one student with an interest in entrepreneurial ventures in music to join her for the three-day conference. Dr. Rebecca Sorley recently directed two successful camps, including the 14th annual piano camp for elementaryage students and the chamber Music institute for junior high and high school students. she also performed three piano selections as a music delegate in the Mu Phi epsilon international convention in Jacksonville, Fla., in August. Jodi Sowers '96 was the recipient of the innovative Artist Award for her programming and performances as director of the chamber Music ensemble for the indiana school of Music at indianapolis. This fall she will perform in Uindy's september 15 Faculty Artist series concert with Dr. rebecca sorley (piano) and Darin Sorley (horn). on November 17 she will join Dr. Richard Ratliff (piano) for the Faculty showcase concert with the hungarian music of bartók. Philosophy & religion

New program debuts for new centur y

The department is proud to announce the implementation of a new program in Modern Languages: "Applied Languages & Literatures." This track-oriented program (business, Literature, translation) responds superbly to the linguistic, global, and business needs of the 21st century. With a totally new set of courses in French, german, and spanish, majors and minors of the new program will dramatically increase their career options involving foreign languages. internships, service learning, work-study abroad, and a new facultydeveloped placement test and capstone seminar are vital parts of the new four-year program. Dr. Gerburg Garmann designed and taught the first total immersion german conversation course this summer at Uindy. This applied course required students to speak german for six hours daily and included a variety of offcampus assignments. The course was well received and plans are underway to offer both the introductory total immersion course plus a one-week follow-up course during the second part of the summer in 2009. The courses are open to high school teachers and advanced high school students and are intended to help strengthen communication between the different levels of higher education. Dr. garmann is also an artist whose work has been accepted for representation (including an exhibition) by Agora gallery in New york city.

Keep ing u p wit h E . St a nl e y Jone s

Stephen Graham was invited by Asbury Theological seminary to speak at a chapel service on November 13 as part of its 25th anniversary celebration of the e. stanley Jones school of Missions and evangelism.

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SAL f e t es f ir s t d e c ad e w it h d in ner

The school for Adult Learning is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2008. born from a Lilly Foundation grant, this accelerated degree program has helped hundreds of adult students complete a baccalaureate degree. The sAL program began ten years ago as a grant from the Lilly Foundation with the goal of graduating 50 adult students within five years; the program now has more than 500 graduates. to celebrate its anniversary, the school held a dinner April 11. sAL students and alumni reflected on the opportunities that their education has provided them; faculty and staff attended as well. in April Kathy L Simpher '98 '00 presented at the sungard summit in Anaheim, calif. her presentation was titled "serving Accelerated students with banner," which is a series of software products for administrative applications. in June Dr. Pat Jefferson (associate provost and dean) and Laurie Daeger presented a detailed overview at eli Lilly and company about Uindy's accelerated degree program. The University of indianapolis was one of just five invited to discuss educational opportunities for adult students. Adrienne Adams was recently elected as marketing director for the indianapolis college for Adults Network, an educational resource to the metro indianapolis corporate community and the community at large. School of Business

Desktop wayback machine: Eight d eca d es o f Reflecto r a va il a ble onli ne

Archivist Christine H. Guyonneau announces that the Frederick D. hill Archives has placed all back issues of the Reflector online. The student newspaper, from its inception on November 15, 1922, to April 2006, is available at http://archives.uindy.edu/reflector.php. each issue was digitized and saved as a PDF so it may be viewed exactly as it originally appeared. This searchable trove of information provides 85 years of uninterrupted reporting on campus. you may search the entire run by typing keywords in the search box on the left. or browse each issue by selecting the decade of your choice, then opening each issue in searchable PDF. once the PDF is open, simply click on the binoculars icon and enter your term in the search box provided. The Archives' Web site also contains many other historical documents and will add new features soon.

Bu s i n e s s p ro f i s Te a c h e r o f t h e Year

Dr. Terry Schindler '84 was honored with this year's Uindy teacher of the year Award. School of Education

breakout sessions around the topics of genetics, biodiversity, and the interdependence of life. Terrence Harewood was selected as part of a Lilly Fellows Program to participate in a civil rights experience at geneva college, "returning to the roots of civil rights." Participants in the Network exchange Program spend time in deep study of the civil rights movement so that they may implement a similar program at their respective institutions. Dr. Azure Dee Smily was named the yWcA 2008 Woman of Achievement Award winner. she received the Phyllis Wheatly award for her work against racism. School of Nursing

SO E h o s t s ` De e p e n i n g S c i e n c e Inqui r y & Und e r s t and ing Ins tit u t e'

As part of the Nurturing excellence in the teaching of science Project, the office of Professional Development hosted the second Deepening science inquiry and Understanding institute. Fifteen indianapolis Public school middle and elementary science teachers and lead science facilitators participated in the intensive five-day institute in June. Deb Sachs '78, Nets project director, worked with teachers as they explored various science concepts and learned how to use the science curriculum topic study to design standardsbased science lessons. Dr. Gordon Mendenhall and Dr. Mary Ritke (biology) designed and facilitated content-specific

Two master's degree programs now a va il a b l e o nl ine

The school of Nursing is now offering two master's degrees online as well as in the classroom. beginning fall 2008, students in the Nursing education master's program and in the Nursing and health systems Leadership (formerly the Nursing Administration) master's program will be able to take some courses online. eventually, local students will be able to choose between online and classroom options for their master's courses. Distance students will be able to enroll at Uindy for their graduate studies and to complete their master's coursework entirely online. two soN faculty have been trained in simulation through the Fairbanks Foundation sim-scholar program,

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and two additional faculty will be trained during 2008. The Fairbanks Foundation provided this opportunity to enhance Nursing students' clinical skills through high-fidelity simulations of real-life clinical scenarios. The simulation program is steadily growing in scope and sophistication. The graduate Program has initiated two certification programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of working nurses. each program consists of three specialty courses that will count toward a master's degree if the student decides later to complete the degree after experiencing the certificate program. certificates are available for nurses in Nursing Administration and in clinical educator roles. Dr. Anne Thomas (graduate Nursing Programs director) has been elected to serve as a member-at-large on the National organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties board. With the assistance of faculty member Dr. Jackie King and staff member Ruth Decker, Dr. Anita Siccardi recently was awarded a health resources and services Administration grant of nearly $47,000 to provide financial assistance to students in the graduate nursing program. Susie Oliver received the basin and towel Award in April. The award, created by the University's crossings Project in 2004, honors outstanding faculty and staff exemplars of Uindy's "education for service" motto. School of Occupational therapy Dr. Kuo completed her Doctor of health science degree at the University of indianapolis. Dr. Kate DeCleene was named to the National board for certification in occupational Therapy, inc. board of directors. Dr. Jennifer Fogo '85 has completed her PhD in child Development at Purdue University. Jennifer Radloff '04 completed her carFit certification. carFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles "fit" them and gain information about driving safety. School of Psychological Sciences

Students, faculty are frequent co ntrib u t o rs in jo u r na l s, sympos i a

Doctoral student Stephanie Creekpaum presented a poster titled "interpretation of Art: Who benefits" at the American Psychological Association's spring meeting in New york city in April. Doctoral student Michael Jones also participated on the education and training committee at the meeting. Dr. David Downing served as committee chair, panel moderator, and discussant for the panel on integrating short-term and long-term perspectives, "compromise or complementarity: Psychodynamic Theory Alongside short-term clinical Methods in our Psychology Doctoral Programs." Dr. John McIlvried is coauthor of the lead chapter, titled "Professional Psychology education and training: Models, sequence and current issues," in the textbook Clinical Psychology: Assessment, Treatment & Research, published by elsevier Academic Press. Dr. Downing chaired two symposia and delivered two papers at the American Psychological Association convention in boston in August. one symposium, "Doctor, What About Pills? Psychoanalytic Thought and Medication: Discourse in the shadows of ritalin," draws attention to the medication epidemic in society and was covered in the June Monitor of the APA as one of the convention's divisional highlights. Dr. Downing reviewed three articles for Psychoanalytic Psychology as part of his duties as a member of the educational board over the past year. Dr. Jacqueline Wall and Dr. David Wall reviewed the movie Juno for the American Psychological Association journal PsychCRITIQUES. Dr. J. Wall participated in the preparation and publication of a technical report, an assessment of factors related to placement of youth in programs participating in an outcomes monitoring program that is sponsored by iArccA. it also measures treatment outcomes for youth placed into treatment across multiple domains of functioning. The lead author on this publication was adjunct faculty member Dr. S. M. Koch.

Studen t re s e arc h p roj e c t p re s e n ted n a t i o n a l l y at AOTA c onf e re nc e

on May 9 the master's class of 2008 hosted its annual research forum. Five student research projects were presented, one of which was presented nationally at the American occupational Therapy Association conference in Long beach: "The effectiveness of an After-school handwriting remediation Program on handwriting Legibility for First and second grade economically Disadvantaged students." Dr. Denise Donica '05 was the faculty advisor. Drs. Fengyi Kuo and Ann Chapleau also presented their research, "home safety Assessment for older Adults in community Using cougar home safety Assessment 2.0 and Promoting occupational engagement for homeless hospice clients Through service Learning" at the 2008 AotA national conference. Dr. Lucinda Dale and her research group presented at the indiana association's spring conference. Dr. Dale published "communications and industry: Partners for Learning and occupational Therapy service Delivery" in the July OT Practice, describing how ot students worked with Uindy communication students to develop a safety training video for an industrial setting. her "healthy Aging through social Participation" was published in OT Practice.

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Dr. Jacquie Wall was a coauthor on poster presentations at the American Psychological Association in August. she also presented at the American Academy of clinical Neuropsychology conference in June. The lead author on one of the APA presentations is doctoral student Jeremy Davis. This presentation, done with Dr. Wall and Dr. Koch as coauthors, explored relationships in risk factors and outcomes for youth having an incarcerated parent in the foster care system. The lead author on the other APA presentation was Dr. Joe Hansel. Dr. Wall was lead presenter on a workshop held at the Foster Family-based treatment Association's 22nd annual conference on treatment foster care. Along with Dr. Koch, Jeremy Davis, and Dr. Monique Busch, she presented on a decade of outcomes analysis for youth in foster care. Drs. Koch and Wall also presented with Dr. busch at the solutions conference & consortium on Urban education Life and health sciences Faculty research showcase in March. Drs. Koch and Wall also gave an invited address at the youth opportunity center in Muncie, ind. in March, Dr. Wall, along with Dr. Candace Beitman of the school of occupational Therapy and doctoral student Shira Louria, presented at the solutions conference on an interdisciplinary program delivered to older adults by Uindy students. This presentation focused on an interdisciplinary program devoted to health promotion and lifestyle planning. Drs. Wall and beitman received funding from Uindy's center for Aging and community and the elder Friendly communities/Jewish Federation of greater indianapolis to offer this program.

Dr. Wall was selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Leadership institute on Women in Psychology, sponsored by the American Psychological Association. she has been asked to serve as chair for the Psychologists in Public service program at the American Psychological Association convention. Dr. Wall continues to serve as treasurer of an APA division, as an e-newsletter coeditor, and as a member of the editorial board of Psychological Services. she works with the brain injury Association of indiana, serving on a work group that is implementing a state traumatic-brain-injury grant. in september four Uindy graduate students in psychology, Dawn Doup, Melissa Palguta, Joy Bailey, and Jeremy Davis, will present with Drs. Koch and Wall at the 63rd annual iArccA conference in indianapolis. Drs. Wall and Koch will have two other presentations at this event. Social Sciences

Pro f esso r ea r ns ser v ice a wa rd

Dr. Phylis Lan Lin was the recipient of the Jerry israel interfaith service Medallion for displaying excellence in the way she serves Uindy and the indianapolis community. A longtime professor for whom the social Work program is named, Dr. Lin also was named an honorary alumna for her generous commitment to Uindy throughout the years. James Wolfe, visiting assistant professor of sociology, has published his first book, A Song of Faith. he is also the editor of the newsletter of the Association for humanist sociology.

N e W P o L i c e c h i e F h A s i N t e r N At i o N A L e X P e r i e N c e i N e M e r g e N c y M A N A g e M e N t, F A c i L i t i e s s e c U r i t y

Michael A. Reddick is Uindy's new chief of police and director of campus safety. The new leader of the University of indianapolis Police Department comes to the job after more than 25 years in law enforcement and several missions to global hotspots with the U.s. Army reserve. Mick reddick's expanded title, chief of police and director of campus safety, reflects the evolving nature of security issues on today's college campuses. reddick served in the Marion county sheriff's Department from 1980 to 2006; duties included investigations, fugitive tracking, and working with judges, court staffs, building authorities, and other agencies on emergency management, building security, and officer training. his tours with the Army reserve from 1982 to 2007 included training local law enforcement personnel in somalia and haiti. since the iraq invasion, he has conducted risk assessments of strategic facilities in europe and trained iraqi troops at a base near baghdad. he holds a master's in management and completed the government's highest level of training in emergency preparedness and incident response. reddick replaces chief Keith Smith, who retired after 18 years at the post. smith's accomplishments have included transforming a security force staffed by off-duty law officers into a police department with nine full-time officers.

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UIndy finishes 15th in national Directors' Cup standings The University of indianapolis finished in 15th place among 230 NcAA Division ii schools earning points in the 2007­08 U.s. sports Academy Directors' cup standings. The Directors' cup is awarded annually to the best overall collegiate athletics programs in the country, tallying points for an institution's national finishes in up to 14 sports-- seven women's and seven men's. The 15th-place finish marked the fifth top 20 showing in the past six years for Uindy. The greyhounds' highest finish came in the 1996­97 season, when indianapolis took fifth place. Uindy sports accumulating points in this season's cup standings included six women's sports and five men's sports. The spring proved to be the most fruitful for Uindy, as five sports combined to score 241.25 points. The greyhound softball team made its first-ever NcAA appearance and scored a pair of wins at the great Lakes regional to garner a tie for 25th nationally. Also included in the spring total were the greyhound golf teams, each impressive in NcAA play. The men sat near the top of the leaderboard all four days at the NcAA nationals and took home a tie for eighth place as a team. The women picked up a ninth-place tie nationally after the team took third at the NcAA Dii east regional, and sarah Prascsak advanced to the nationals. The fall team earning points was the volleyball team (bottom photo), a squad that ripped off 25 straight wins en route to its second-ever NcAA tournament appearance and a stellar 33-4 overall record. There, the greyhounds were just a few points shy of the great Lakes regional finals, falling in five games to Lewis University. The winter saw the return of the women's basketball team to the postseason after a two-year absence. The hounds dropped a tough one-point decision to eventual national champion Northern Kentucky in the opening round of the great Lakes regional. Uindy swimming teams continued to pile up points, as the women finished 11th and the men 12th at the NcAA Dii championships for 120 combined points. grand Valley state University took the U.s. sports Academy NAcDA Directors' cup title for the fifth straight season, despite not winning a single team national championship in 2007-08. Uindy finished second among great Lakes Valley conference teams as siU edwardsville edged the hounds by 26.25 points to finish 14th. Arestis, Miller named student-athletes of the year senior Ellie Miller (top photo) and junior Alex Arestis, both greyhound swimmers, have been named the University of indianapolis female and male Athletes of the year, respectively, for the 2007­08 season. Miller was a four-time All-American at the NcAA Division ii championships, and Arestis earned five honors at the meet, including his national championship and meet record time in the 200 freestyle. Miller helped lead Uindy to an 11th-place national finish this season with her four All-America honors at the national meet in March, giving her 10 for her career. An elementary education major with a remarkable 3.931 grade point average, Miller capped off a fantastic four-year career at indianapolis. other honors included the Uindy Female swimming Most Valuable Athlete and the great Lakes intercollegiate Athletic conference's Winter 2008 commissioner's Award recipient. Arestis won the 200-yard freestyle in record time at the D-ii meet to lead an outstanding meet for Uindy. With the win, Arestis became the 11th men's swimming individual national champion in school history. he added a second-, a fourth-, and two seventh-place finishes to give him five All-America awards at the championships, giving him nine for his career. he also was named the gLiAc's Male swimmer of the year.

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Yankees select Braboy in MLB draft Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle . . . Braboy. The New york yankees, the most storied franchise in American sports, called on Brandon Braboy (Kevil, Ky./ heath) when they spent their 18th-round pick in the 2008 Major League baseball First-year Player Draft on the University of indianapolis junior hurler. After compiling an 8-3 record and a 3.61 erA for the hounds this season, braboy (center photo, opposite) became the first greyhound drafted since rick hummel was selected by the White sox in the 32nd round of the 2002 draft. braboy, an All-gLVc First team performer, was coveted for his mid-nineties fastball and plus change-up. he was the 204th right-handed pitcher selected this year and the 560th pick overall. Just a junior, the Kevil, Ky., native signed with the yanks, entered their farm system, and is pitching for the staten island yankees in class A ball. 133 UIndy athletes named to GLvC All-Academic team The University of indianapolis is proud to announce that 133 student-athletes have been named to their respective All-Academic great Lakes Valley conference teams. The total represents a tie for the most among the league schools along with Lewis University. The greyhound women's basketball and women's tennis teams had the most honorees in their sport among the 14 member institutions. The women's track and field team accounted for the most by a single Uindy sport with 18. The men's soccer team and track and field teams each boasted 15 honorees to post the most awards among Uindy male sports. two Uindy teams had their entire roster of eligible nominees included on the AllAcademic teams: John Venter's women's tennis team had all 10 players honored and Ken Piepenbrink's roster of six women's golfers all were named to the squad. (The University of indianapolis women's golf team figured prominently in the National golf coaches Association's list of All-American scholar recipients and its All-scholar team gPA list. A Division ii high-tying five greyhounds were named All-American scholars, while Uindy's collective team gPA of 3.631 was the eighthhighest in the nation in all divisions.)

For the second straight year, Uindy's total is atop the list of gLVc schools. Logan earns Polish League MvP Former University of indianapolis superstar David Logan has been named the Most Valuable Player of Poland's Dominet banke ekstraliga basketball league. his phenomenal campaign, which also included an All-star team nod, was highlighted by his team's advancement to the finals, where it eventually fell to five-time defending champion Prokom trefl sopot. Logan led the league in scoring, dropping in 19.7 points per game for his turow Zgorzelec team, and was a finalist in the league's slam dunk contest as well. The 6-1 guard has spent three years playing professionally in europe. he originally signed with edimes Pavia in the italian League and averaged 17.1 points per game in 12 contests with the club. he then went on to ramat-hasharon in turkey, where he played in 22 contests and averaged 15.4 points per game. he has played in Poland the past two seasons, playing for Polphamra-Pakmet starogard before his stint with the turow squad. Logan, the all-time leading scorer at Uindy and in the gLVc, nabbed a spot on the NbA charlotte bobcats' summer League team this year. he previously had summer League stints with both the indiana Pacers and Dallas Mavericks. Last week, Logan inked a deal to join rival Prokom trefl sopot, where he will join the perennial Polish League champs. The indianapolis native compiled 2,352 points in his Uindy career. he was named NcAA Division ii Player of the year by Daktronics and the Division II Bulletin. Logan also earned AllAmerican honors from Daktronics, Basketball Times, and the NAbc. he was named to the great Lakes region First team by Daktronics his junior and senior seasons and was a unanimous pick for gLVc Player of the year as a senior. --Mitch Wigness, Sports Information Director

Calendar

October 17­24 greyhound club online Auction: athletics.uindy.edu February 28, 2009 hall of Fame banquet: Primo banquet hall, 2615 National Ave., indianapolis April 2009 greyhound club senior buffet: Primo banquet hall, 2615 National Ave., indianapolis June 26, 2009 greyhound club golf outing: otter creek, columbus, ind. July 30, 2009 Angus Nicoson Memorial golf outing: Dye's Walk country club, greenwood, ind. Greyhound texting sign up for free text messages with results of each Uindy contest. Visit http://athletics. uindy.edu/Sports/ general/2008/ textscores.asp and pick the sports that interest you. As soon as the final score is posted online, you'll receive an update. Greyhound blogging greyhound Notebook is a blog devoted to Uindy athletics. check it out at athletics.uindy.edu.

To obtain an athletics schedule or more information about the Greyhound Club or the events listed to the right, contact Matt Donovan at (317) 788-3359 or [email protected]

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Mark your calendars now for the many events planned to make Homecoming memorable. There is plenty of food--both for thought and for eating--and fun leading up to the big game, when the Greyhounds kick off against Hillsdale on Saturday at 6 p.m. Monday, September 29 Residence Hall Decorating Competition check out the creative ways Uindy students show their homecoming spirit by decorating the exterior of each residence hall on campus. 9 p.m.--Kick-off Pep Rally Details and location tbA. tuesday, October 3 4:30­6:45 p.m.--Greek Dinner in celebration of homecoming on the Uindy campus and as well as in Athens, greece, the dining hall in schwitzer student center will serve traditional greek culinary delights, along with other buffet choices, hearty enough to fuel your campus spirit. (This special dinner is included on students' meal plan; the public may purchase tickets on site.) Opa! thursday, October 2 2 p.m.--Ceremony of the Flags Ruth Lilly Performance Hall Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Uindy students from 63 nations will be honored at the 20th annual celebration of the Flags. Per tradition, the ceremony will begin with a moving and colorful parade of flags from each nation represented on campus. if you've never seen it, don't miss it again! This event is open to the public; complimentary food and beverages will be served. 7 p.m.--Volleyball vs. Quincy Ruth Lilly Fitness Center Tickets: Contact Greyhound Athletics at (317) 788-3359 Friday, October 3 Spirit Day--Get the Grey Out! Wear your favorite grey Uindy t-shirt and show your school spirit all day long! Noon--Smith Mall Canal Duck Race 11:30 a.m.­1:30 p.m.--Campus Spirit Picnic Join the campus community at the outdoor pavilion tent (Nicoson hall east entrance parking lot facing hanna Avenue). (This special dinner is included on student meal plans; the public may purchase tickets on site.) 7 p.m.--Volleyball vs. Missouri-St. Louis Ruth Lilly Fitness Center Tickets: Contact Greyhound Athletics at (317) 788-3359 7:30 p.m.--Piano Masterclass Ruth Lilly Performance Hall Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center During the fall semester, Uindy faculty and guests present a series of public masterclasses

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in which students receive expert coaching to enhance their regular study. This piano masterclass is led by Dr. Richard Ratliff, professor of music and director of keyboard studies at Uindy, where he has been a faculty member since 1980. his students have come from around the world, and his own acclaimed performances have taken him to the major halls of New york, chicago, and Washington D.c. Saturday, October 4 3 p.m.--Women's Volleyball vs. Missouri S & T Ruth Lilly Fitness Center Tickets: Contact Greyhound Athletics at (317) 788-3359 3 p.m.--Department of Communication Alumni open house Third floor Esch Hall For more information contact the Department of Communication at (317) 788-3280 3:30­5:30 p.m.--H. H. Gregg Fun Zone and OneAmerica Street Party Outdoor pavilion tent (Nicoson Hall East entrance parking lot facing Hanna Avenue) Picnic and game tickets sold in advance online at Alumni Central or on site. Pick up advance tickets at the Alumni Association registration area at the Street Party. --Football game tickets: adults $6, child, $4 --Football game tickets can be purchased at Key Stadium --Picnic tickets: adults $10, child $5 --Picnic/game combo ticket: adult $15, child $8 back by popular demand: the homecoming Fun Zone and street Party pregame homecoming picnic! The Fun Zone is fun for all ages and consists of games such as football toss, giant slide, Velcro olympics, and bungee run. At 5 p.m., we'll line the parade path as student-decorated golf carts make another spirited sprint to Key stadium. There is plenty of music, fun, and food leading up to the kick-off in Key stadium at 6 p.m. 6 p.m.--Greyhound Football vs. Hillsdale Chargers, with fireworks after the game! Game tickets sold in advance online at Alumni Central or on site: adults $6, child $4 it's not really fall until you take in a homecoming football game! come cheer the hounds on to victory under the stadium lights, and join us at halftime for the crowning of the Uindy homecoming King and Queen court and the presentation of the campus spirit Award. Alumni, stop by the Alumni Association hospitality tent inside Key stadium to reconnect with your former classmates. There will be a special announcement (see page 4), and you'll also enjoy the fireworks after the game. Sunday, October 5 4 p.m.--Symphonic Wind Ensemble Ruth Lilly Performance Hall Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center "salute to sousa," by Uindy's symphonic Wind ensemble led by Dr. James Spinazzola. Admission is free.

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Alumni trip to Ireland September 12­20, 2008--Hurry! Seven nights, nine days; Indianapolis and Chicago departures; other cities on request Land program per person: $1,529--double/ triple occupancy (includes seven nights of first class accommodations, welcome reception, daily Irish breakfast, scenic transfer between Kilkenney and Killarney, luggage handling, related tips and local tax, experienced Irish guide/driver, on-site Go Next program manager, and comprehensive predeparture information) Airfare program per person (Indianapolis and Chicago departure): $1,199--Inquire about airfare prices from other cities (includes roundtrip airline service to Shannon, Ireland, transfers between airport and hotels via deluxe motor coach, related luggage handling, tipping. ALL airline fuel surcharges, domestic and foreign government airport departure taxes, and security fees in effect as of December 1, 2007)

Lucas Oil Stadium Alumni tour October 7, 2008 500 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis 4­7 p.m. buffet & stadium tours 4­6 p.m. Greyhound scrimmage Private stadium tour Greyhound football scrimmage UIndy buffet dinner in the Quarterback Club experience Lucas oil stadium with your Uindy Alumni Association! you'll have exclusive access to indianapolis's newest gem with a guided tour. you'll visit the press box, the visitors' locker room, and club lounges, and see the amazing view from the football field. Then, from the luxurious Quarterback club, see your very own Uindy greyhounds, led by head football coach Joe Polizzi, in an intrasquad scrimmage from 4 to 6 p.m. enjoy a full dinner buffet, open 4­7 p.m., with a cash bar. This event will sell out, so early registration is encouraged. to register visit Alumni central atalumni.uindy.edu, or call the office of Alumni relations, (317) 899-3295. $25, adult; $20, UIndy student; $10, child (ages 3 to 12); 2 years old and younger are free. No refunds on or after September 30.

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Alumni Law Enforcement Luncheon October 16, 2008 Schwitzer Student Center, lower level 11:30 a.m. Lunch 1 p.m. Optional LEVA Lab tour & demo Krannert Memorial Library, Sease Wing #005 Meet Mick Reddick, chief of police and director of campus safety, who will share his plans to keep the campus safe. reconnect with some of the 550 Uindy law enforcement alumni, then tour Uindy's new Law enforcement and emergency services Video Association lab, a one-of-a-kind digital multimedia evidence processing lab that features the world's first permanent facility for training criminal investigators in processing and managing video evidence. Fees: $5/person. No refund on or after 10/8/08. Register online at http://alumni.uindy.edu or call the Office of Alumni Relations, (317) 788-3295. Cruising with Class Nassau, Bahamas November 7­10, 2008 still haven't signed up for the Uindy Alumni cruise? it's not too late! you do not want to miss this exciting weekend getaway with your alma mater. take a relaxing three-day cruise to Nassau, bahamas, aboard the fun-loving carnival cruise ship Imagination. Docked in Miami, Florida, the newly upgraded Imagination will be your floating resort as you set sail for Nassau with your Uindy friends. space is limited and reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, so register today to cruise with class! $999/person (double occupancy) $1,299/person (single occupancy) Price includes: Round-trip airfare from Indianapolis to Miami Round-trip airport transfers with meet-andgreet service Three nights accommodations aboard Carnival's imagination in ocean view staterooms All meals on board the ship Admittance to a private welcome reception Champagne and chocolate in each room All government taxes, fees, and crew gratuities

To register contact: Ambassadair Reservations 1-800-225-9919 or (317) 218-0802 Ask for the Cruise Desk and reference trip 3673 Balance to be paid in full by September 1, 2008. $100/person cancellation fee applies through September 1, 2008. After September 1, 2008, deposit is nonrefundabe. Mark your calendars for these upcoming alumni events. A l u m n i Ni g h t a t In d i a n a p ol i s' s He a r t l a n d F i l m F e s t i v a l November 2008 C h i ca g o A r e a A l u m n i R e c e pt i on December 16, 2008 Pa ck - t h e - Ho u s e Ni g h t January 24, 2009 `G r a d u a t e s of t h e He a r t' A l u m n i D in n e r T h e a t r e February 2009 Fa c u l t y / S t a f f A l u m n i A pp r e c i a t i on D a y March 2009 A l u m n i We e k e n d 2 0 0 9 May 29­31, 2009 A l u m n i Ni g h t a t t h e Mu r a t T h e a t r e: ` Wi ck e d ' June 11, 2009 Check out the alumni event calendar at http://alumni.uindy.edu, then register via Alumni Central, your online connection, or call (317) 788-3295. And see pages 28 and 29 to learn about Homecoming Weekend, September 29­October 5!

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sharland and sparkes share many fond memories regarding their time at the University, which include quiz machines, playing pool, and raising "more than $12" at the charity event "Dinner and a Dude." sharland insists, "There are so many [fond memories] it hurts." What they seem to have enjoyed the most was the people they met. sharland elaborates: "The biggest impression was that left by the good people of indiana--Jimmy carson (have you graduated yet?), gabe, ralph, big Mac, Amy, Doug, big bob--the list could and should go on." The two often joke about their experiences on the greyhound men's soccer squad. Depending on the interview, their answers vary regarding what happened on their one and only season on the team. After spending about a year in the Midwest, the pair headed back to england, where they started writing songs. Their decision to return home was made easier when their scholarships were revoked. sharland says, tongue firmly in cheek, "i will always consider myself a greyhound, even if coach bob Kouril will not." They have no hard feelings or regrets. sharland explains, "We did and do respect the University and the good people of indiana, who were some of the most generous people we have met. We thank you for your innumerable invitations for Thanksgiving dinners and the mountain of homemade cookies that we lived on." but don't feel sorry for the former Uindy students. since returning home, sharland and sparkes formed the hoosiers and added a third member, swedish bass player Martin skarendahl. And their high school teacher was right. Their experiences gave them a lot to write about. sparkes believes their time stateside lent them many concepts, which exist on their first album, The Trick to Life.

The buzz-worthy band of the moment in england is a threepiece group called the hoosiers. With their playful mix of rock and pop, their songs have been on all of the major radio stations' playlists. Why did an english band assume indiana's nickname? Lead singer and guitarist Irwin Sparkes (at left in large photo) and drummer Alan Sharland (center) temporarily lived in indiana, and they liked the ambiguity of the word's origins. to some University of indianapolis alumni, their names may sound familiar: sharland and sparkes are not only two-thirds of the band, but they are former Uindy students. When sharland and sparkes's high-school teacher, a former rocker himself, said, "how can you write about life when you haven't lived it? go live, then write about it," the duo followed his advice. sharland and sparkes left their hometown near reading, england, for America. Their road trip eventually led them to indiana, where sharland and sparkes overhyped their athletic abilities to earn berths on the Uindy soccer team for the 2000­01 academic year.

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The album was released in great britain in october 2007 and climbed the United Kingdom's album charts all the way to No. 1. The album spawned three top 25 singles, including "goodbye Mr. A," which reached the No. 4 spot. in June 2008, the hoosiers performed at the glastonbury Festival, one of the largest music and performing arts festivals in the world. even though the hoosiers have spent the majority of 2007 and 2008 on the road, sharland and sparkes still find time to enjoy soccer. in fact, they recently competed in the soccer six celebrity soccer tournament for charity. The band is now performing at numerous music festivals in and around the U.K., including the isle of Wight Festival,

bbc radio one's big Weekend, and Virgin radio's V Festival. but even though the hoosiers' current tour schedule has them on the other side of the pond, Uindy alumni can enjoy the band stateside. The Trick to Life was released in the United states in April, and the band's songs and videos can be downloaded at their Web sites, www.thehoosiers.com and www.myspace.com/thehoosiers. Will the hoosiers tour America, or at least come to indiana? skarendahl says, "We'll surely come, even if it has to be through a satellite link. When is the next train?" --Amanda Zuicens-Williams is a freelance writer living in Bloomington, Ind. She considers herself a Brit-pop aficionado.

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Henry Busche '34 passed away october 25, 2007. he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Davis Busche '35. henry was a retired professor of music at MacMurray college/trinity Presbyterian in texas. henry lived in Lewisville, tex.

administrator. orris is survived by his children, ronald, gregory, and bonnie. he lived in columbus, ind.

Marjorie Langford Ginther '46 died March Juanita McCubbins 21. she was retired from Lawhorn '42 died Febru- teaching at Warren cenary 23. she is survived by tral high school. she was her children, Connie Mc- preceded in death by her Cubbins Miner '83 '87 Wayne '37 and Allene husband, Paul Ginther and Jo and roy MccubDavis '38 Smith cele'44. she is survived by her brated their 70th wedding bins. Juanita lived in children, Jennifer haarer, spencer, ind. anniversary August 5, Paulette isacsson, Jeffrey 2006, with a large crowd ginther, and Jill KnudKenneth Sidebottom '42 son, and 14 grandchildren of family and friends. passed away February 23. and six great-grandchilThe smiths are retired and live in sartell, Minn. he had been a professor of dren. Marjorie lived in mathematics for 36 years Noblesville, ind. at Uindy. Kenneth is surFrances Franklin vived by his wife, Hallie Horner '38 passed away Bonnie Hockersmith on January 15. she retired Davis Sidebottom '43, Kistler '46 passed away and children, Dale Sideafter 29 years as a fifth March 8. she is survived bottom '68, Bonnie and sixth grade teacher by her husband, Delbert Sidebottom Harris '74, at indianapolis Public Kistler '47, sisters, Milschool #80 in broad rip- Donna Sidebottom Page dred Miller '43 and ple. she is Ed ucby t i o n f o r Se r v i c e survived a her '80, Charles Sidebottom Donna S. Cunningham '84, and Richard Sidehusband, James M. '72, and her brother-inbottom '74. Ken lived in law, James Miller '42 Horner '40, and their indianapolis. two children, six grand'79. bonnie lived in

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Norman Meier '43 died April 14. he was a pilot in the U.s. Air Force during World War ii. he was a member of the greenwood United Methodist church for more than 50 years and served on various boards and committees. Norman retired from conrail in 1987 after 30 years as a project engineer. he was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Meier '44, in December 2005. Norman is survived by eight children, 18 grandchildren, and 18 greatgrandchildren. he lived in greenwood, ind.

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Fred Yohey '46 died March 25. he retired from r. r. Donnelley in Warsaw, ind. he is survived by his wife, Marilyn Yohey '46, and daughters, Anita, Marsha, and Penny. he lived in Warsaw. Jamie Ann Marshall '47 died May 25. she retired in 1980 from teaching first grade at indianapolis Public school #26. she is survived by her sister, geneva Anne Marshall. Jamie lived in indianapolis.

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Dr. Robert McBride '48 died January 18. he was a philosophy and religion professor at the University for 12 years as well as the director of graduate studies. he received many awards from his alma mater, including Alumnus of the year and Distinguished Alumnus, and was named to the Athletic hall of Fame. bob served in World War ii as a glider/paratrooper and was awarded the Purple heart award for his services. he is survived by his wife, Luella McBride '48, children, Judith, ronald, and stephen, and brother, elwood. bob lived in Franklin, ind.

Marilyn Morrison '49 died April 13. Marilyn was a retired teacher from North central high school. she lived in carmel, ind. Florabelle Wilson '49 HD '88 died March 19. she retired in 1982 as head librarian at the University. Florabelle was a member of immanuel Presbyterian church and received numerous honors, including an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of indianapolis. Florabelle lived in indianapolis.

Phyllis Cox Huckeriede '57 passed away February 14. she earned a bA in education from indiana central. Phyllis taught elementary school for 35 years in the indianapolis Phyllis Albright Beima area and then earned her '53 passed away January Ival Witsman '48 died MA in education at the 11. she spent most of her February 9. he was an University of Arizona. career in Alaska, culmiArmy Air corps veteran she also earned an MA nating with the state of World War ii and a in special education and supervisor post, where became a certified interschoolteacher at various Edu c at of she presided over allio n f o r Se r v i c e preter at the University of schools. he is survived by the home economic detennessee for people who his siblings, Luelle, Katha partments for Alaska's are deaf. Phyllis was preWitsman Majors '58, school systems. Phyllis is ceded in death by her Leland, and Wendell survived by her husband, husband, Paul William Witsman '50, his cousin, James, and children, Huckeriede '57, and son, June Kinneer Moore '56, charles, Paul, Nancy, Jon, brad. she is survived by and several nieces and and Deborah. she lived in her daughters, gwen and nephews. ival lived in bloomington, ind. Lynn, and four grandchilWest Lafayette, ind. dren. Phyllis resided in Bruce Hilton '53 HD chapin, s.c. Wendell Broom '49 '75 died March 14. he passed away December was a journalist and held Dale Koenig '57 passed 28, 2007. he was a retired various positions throughaway February 28. he school superintendent. out his life, including worked for 46 years in Wendell is survived by his copy editor at the San the food industry and wife, henrietta, and their Francisco Examiner in the was a member of the children, Johnathan, ste1970s and '80s, where he Third Lutheran church ven, and barbara. Wendell would create and write the in Louisville, Ky. Dale is lived in salinas, calif. newspaper's award-winsurvived by his wife, ning AiDs Week and biocorinne, and daughter, ethics columns. bruce saw Wendy. he lived in medical ethics as a human Louisville, Ky.

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rights issue and founded the National center for bioethics. he wrote books and consulted and lectured on the topic for more than 30 years. bruce was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Young Hilton '54. he is survived by his sons, steve, Phillip, Thomas, and Paul, his brothers, Dave and Don, and his two grandchildren. bruce resided in sacramento, calif.

John Todd '58 received the interscholastic Athletic officials Association Award for excellence in wrestling officiating. he lives in Lowell, ind. Carolyn Cates White '59 passed away December 11, 2007. she was a teacher for 36 years at Marion school District in Perry township. carolyn was a member of the indiana retired teachers Association and trinity Presbyterian church. she is survived by her husband, Philip, sons, robert and William, and four grandchildren. she lived in Williamsport, ind.

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Roger Crosier '62 died April 5. he was the owner of home Medical equipment and the town and country Men's clothing store, both in corydon, ind. he was an Air Force veteran and attended the University of Kentucky as well as indiana central college. roger is survived by his wife, barbara, sons, Nathan, ronnie, gregory, and robert, and eight grandchildren. he lived in corydon, ind. Thomas Leonard '62 passed away February 18. he was a retired owner of a packaging supplies company. Thomas lived in richmond, Va.

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Doris McGuff '62 died May 18. she is survived by her sons, Dennis and David, six grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. Doris ran a home-based business for 17 years after teaching in Franklin, ind., for several years. she lived in gulfport, Miss. Neal Partain '62 passed away April 23. he retired from the United Methodist church having serving as pastor in Wilkinson, Morgantown, bloomfield, Whiteland, salem, Nashville, and seymour (indiana) churches. he is survived by his daughters, Diana and Mary Partain Vandeventer '87. he lived in bedford, ind. Donald Ireland '63 has been elected to the Preble county Athletic hall of Fame in eaton, ohio. he was an all-state baseball and all-county basketball athlete in high school and played baseball at the University. Donald lives in Avon, ind. Kenneth Martz '63 passed away January 28. he served in the Air Force during WWii in Long island, New york, and the Azore islands. Kenneth worked at eli Lilly & co. for 40 years, retiring as an associate industrial engineer. he is survived by his wife, Jean, and their children, sally Jo, Kenneth, Donna Kay, and Kevin, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Kenneth lived in indianapolis. Philip '63 and Carol Carlson Turley '64 celebrated Vesta turley's 100th birthday on July 26, 2007. Vesta is the wife of the late Roy Turley '20, who was a trustee and served on the Alumni board of Directors in 1996. Howard Turley '50 (indianapolis), Jane Turley Schaub '49 (Puyallup, Wash.), barbara turley (corning, N.y.) all attended the party. Philip and carol are the church musicians at the st. Thomas episcopal church, Thomasville, ga. James Wilson '63 passed away April 13. he taught fourth and fifth grades in Perry township for 33 years. in 1976, James was the youngest teacher to receive the outstanding teacher of the United states Award from the Valley Forge Freedom Foundation. he was named teacher of the year at Mary bryan elementa-

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Welcome, Class of 2012 Legacy Scholarship recipients congratulations to these incoming freshmen who received Legacy scholarships by virtue of having a parent and/or grandparent who's a Uindy grad. Alumni, thanks for continuing the University legacy with this next generation of future alumni! to learn more about the Legacy scholarship and undergraduate admissions, Ed uc a t i o n f o r Se r v i c e contact the office of Admissions at (317) 788-3216, 1-800-421-7173, or http://admissions.uindy.edu. Kelly Arthur (twelve Mile, ind.) .................................................................... Kathleen Arthur '79 (mother) camron cossell (Kokomo, ind.) ............................................................................. brent cossell '85 (father) Joshua curry (columbia city, ind.)............................ Donald '58 & rosalie '58 Armstrong (grandparents) Zabrina Davis (greenfield, ind.) ....................................................................gwendolyn Davis '81 (mother) brandon Douglass (indianapolis) ....................................................... terry c. Kennedy '77 (grandparent) Kayla goodrich (carmel, ind.) ..................................................................Kimberly goodrich '81 (mother) robert helfst (Dunkirk, ind.) ............................................................................ Donna helfst '88 (mother) Kimberly holtman (brownsburg, ind.) ..............................richard '63 & elaine '63 Martin (grandparents) Jarred Juett (eau claire, Wis.) ..................................................................................samuel Juett'82 (father) gregory Lyons (indianapolis) ............................................................................ suzanne Lyons '85 (mother) Wade Mcclurg (indianapolis) ........................................................................... Jeffery Mcclurg '87 (father) Lyndsey Mccubbin (coatesville, ind.) .......................................................Lawrence Mccubbin '84 (father) Mitchell Mounts (indianapolis) .......................................................................... tracy Mounts '85 (mother) Kelly Pfeiffer (indianapolis) ................................................................................. Linda Pfeiffer '83 (mother) Laura randall (Mooresville, ind.)..........................................................Jay '85 & Lisa '84 randall (parents) erica rutledge (Advance, ind.) ........................................................................Quella rutledge '97 (mother) emily rutter (New Palestine, ind.) .....................................................................beverly rutter '00 (mother) courtney stansell (indianapolis) ................................................................John '82 & Deborah '84 stansell Ashley Thomas (New Palestine, ind.) ................................................................. gwen Thomas '85 (mother) rolonda Wallace (indianapolis) .......................................................................rhonda Wallace '86 (mother) Jay Weddle (columbus, ind.).........................................................Thomas stanley owen '77 (grandparent)

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ry in 1994. he is survived by his wife, Sharon Todd Wilson '65, sons, James and curtis, and five grandchildren. he lived in greenwood. James Breeden '67 passed away March 23. he is survived by his wife, carol, son, mother, and three siblings. he lived in columbus, ind. Dr. Jeffrey Kellams '67 serves on the indiana Medical history Museum board of directors. Jeff is a retired vice president for Arvin industries in columbus, ind. he lives in indianapolis.

and school improvement. he is the principal of chesterton Middle school in chesterton, ind. James lives in chesterton. Robert White '69 passed away February 23. he was a systems analyst for beverly enterprises in Virginia beach, Va. robert is survived by his wife, Vernie. robert lived in gulf breeze, Fla.

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David Geible '70 completed initial training as a line safety officer for Wildland Fire. he is qualified to serve as a safety officer on national Thomas Lyndes '68 wildland fire and all risk passed away January 9. he incidents under the inciworked as a draftsman, dent command system. salesman, and sales manDavid completes his fifth ager for the electro-Alloys year as a county wildland Division of the Abex corEdu c at io safety officer for Fremontn poration. tom owned and county, Wyoming. he operated Valley Marble lives in Lander, Wyo. company, inc. in tucson, Ariz. he is survived by his Randy Heckman '71 sisters, Jean and Nyla, is the pastor of Union children, Lee, Lynn, and congregational United Lauren, and grandchilchurch of christ in dren, Andrew and sarah. Moline, ill. he lives he lived in tucson. in rock island.

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Alumni Weekend May 30­June 1, 2008 campus buzzed with alumni from eight states and grad years from 1939 to 2008. Festivities included familiar events such as class reunion dinners; the All-Alumni Picnic, this year on good hall's lawn; the Fifty-year club breakfast; and Alumni Worship service at University heights United Methodist church. New this year were a Disco Party and a concert by the famed ink spots in the christel Dehaan Fine Arts center. Jim Vogelman '78 (pg. 39) opened the evening performance on a digital organ.

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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp '68 is the national director of the garden Writers Association. Jo ellen is an author and freelance writer for The Garden Writer. she lives in indianapolis. James Ton '68 received the 2008 John Vaughn excellence in education Award from the North central Association commission on Accreditation

Jon Devries '72 retired as a senior criminal investigator for the international revenue service. he is now working as a security clearance background investigator for the U.s. government. he recently completed an almost 40year part-time career in the U.s. Army reserve/ National guard. Jon lives in round rock, tex.

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Uindy grads, like Leslie Cannon '04 (with friend Jodi Fulkerson), celebrated the completion of 13.1 miles following their run/walk in indy's Mini-Marathon. The Alumni Association tent, sponsored by gray goat sports, was a great meeting point in the rest and recovery area. Alumni Night at victory Field August 29, 2008 Watch for highlights in the next issue of Portico and visit Alumni central for event photos at http://alumni.uindy.edu.

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students living with the brooker family. bobbie is on the Uindy Alumni board of directors. she and her husband, John, live in Plainfield, ind. Polly Horton Hix '72 is co-owner of a 2 1/2year-old female purebred dog named ch Maitau's eye candy. her dog won best of breed in the great Dane breed division at the 2008 Westminster Kennel club's famed annual dog show. Polly is on the Uindy board of trustees and lives in indianapolis. Bill Coffee '74 is the vice president of service delivery at Pomeroy it solutions, Louisville, Ky. Cindee Wilbur Coffee '75 was promoted to general counsel at southeast christian church. They reside in Louisville, Ky. honors in the volunteer category. he and his wife, Nancie, live in indianapolis.

William Carter '77 was awarded general manager of the year for mediumsized properties by the American hotel & LodgLinda Dillman '76 is a ing Association for 2007. member of the robert he is general manager and Wood Johnson Foundapartner for the hotel Pere tion commission. she is Linda Pickens GoldMarquette in Peoria, ill. executive vice president of smith '74 is on the he was also selected as risk management, benesecond helping inc. hotelier of the year in fits, and sustainability for board of directors. she 2006 by the illinois hotel Royce Thrush '72 has Wal-Mart, where she leads lives in Fishers, ind. & Lodging Association. received the 2008 Kightthe company's health and William lives in Peoria. linger & gray outstandwellness efforts. she is a Gregory Hill '74 is the ing arts educator award. corporation athletic direc- member of the Uindy E. Elaine Driscol '77 is royce is instructor of board of trustees and lives tor for the brownsburg the one-call sales manager music at Park tudor in Fayetteville, Ark. (ind.) high school Athat the W hotel in silicon school in indianapolis. letic Department. he is Valley. she has worked in he lives in indianapolis. Patricia Polis McCrory on the Uindy Alumni Ed uc a t i o n '76 wasSe r v ias e 2008 sales at the Westin indiaf o r honored c a board of directors and napolis since November Kathy Greer Bertalon indiana super Lawyer. 2006. she also is complet'74 married Mark bertal- lives in brownsburg with she is a partner for Locke ing a degree in event manon on March 1. They live his wife, Jayne. reynolds in indianapolis agement at indiana Uniin coatesville, ind. and a member of the Michael Bradley '75 versity-Purdue University Uindy board of trustees. '82 died May 26. he is at indianapolis in the she lives in indianapolis. survived by his wife, school of tourism, consuzanne, brother, Wilvention, and event Manliam, and many nieces agement. elaine lives in and nephews. he lived Newark, california. in indianapolis. David English '77 is the Stephen Arthur '76 was executive director of the honored as a 2008 indiUnited Way of Putnam ana super Lawyer. he is Roberta "Bobbie" county. he and his Brooker '74 was featured a managing partner for wife, Mary, live in harrison and Moberly in in the March 2008 issue greencastle, ind. R. Michael Cagle '77 is indianapolis. steve is on of Indianapolis Woman the Uindy Alumni board celebrating 25 years of magazine. The article Randall Fearnow '77 service as an associate of directors and lives in includes her memories of was honored as a 2008 broker with the F. c. indianapolis. growing up across from indiana super Lawyer. tucker company. he the University of indiahe is employed at Krieg lives in greenwood. Robert Baxter '76 is napolis, of her dad (the DeVault in indianapolis. late Robert Brooker '81) a finalist for the 2008 teaching chemistry, and of health care heroes

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how does a guy who majors in mortuary science in college end up as an esteemed organist known around the world? For Jim Vogelman '77, the transition wasn't that hard. Jim came to indiana central with a love of music and an incredible talent on the organ, but he didn't want to pursue a career in that field. he decided to study mortuary science, a new major at the time, and to earn a minor in business as well. "i never left music," he explains, "but in those days, a music major meant studying traditional music, and i was more interested in electronic music." When he wasn't studying, Jim spent time playing the organ during indianapolis indians baseball games, at Market square Arena for Pacers basketball games, in movie theatres in and around indianapolis, and also for the 500 Festival. At central, he would often play for shows, rehearse and accompany music majors. Jim's degree took him back to Philadelphia, where he worked for ten years in the mortuary business. he sold the business to concentrate on music once again, finding his way to yamaha, Walt Disney studios in orlando, and Lowrey organ company in chicago to work as a staff artist. Lowrey sent him around the world to give performances and demonstrations. "it was very interesting and fun to meet artists from all over the world," he says. "i would play on mostly digital organs, but i would play a pipe organ now and then. The company needed an artist who could perform the latest technologies and give diverse programs." After about ten years of traveling and working for Lowrey, Jim decided to take a break and stay closer to home. Little did he know that he was beginning a new chapter of his career with the legendary ink spots, a quartet that began singing in 1932 in indianapolis. hits include "if i Didn't care," "i Don't Want to set the World on Fire," "My Prayer," and many others. (Jim and the ink spots performed at Alumni Weekend in June.) "i opened for them a couple of times," says Jim, "and the manager said they were thinking of using an organ in their performances, so that's how i became their musical director." Jim travels often with the group, accompanying them on digital piano or acting as road manager. "it really is a lot of fun and a great nostalgic act," he says. "it's like a step back in time, and the people in the group are great to work with." Jim often plays on a digital piano or digital organ, instruments that combine the traditional organ or piano sounds plus the digital sound samples of other instruments, voices, or even full orchestra. he says this technology has made him a better, more rounded musician. "in the late 1960s and early '70s, synthesizers appeared on organs. The electronic sound was a bit strange, and it wasn't until the '80s when more realistic digitized sound was developed fully. Digital is a quick-capturing of the sound so that when it is played back, it sounds more accurate. since i love digital technology so much, i probably would have majored in electronic music if it had been around when i went to school." Jim's ability for arranging music is a selftaught, natural talent. "Music is always in my head," he says. "it's like a radio that never turns off. i can hear entire symphonies and form arrangements in my head before i even touch the keyboard." Jim arranges mostly contemporary and popular music, adding brass, strings, woodwinds, percussion, or voices, which can be played on an electronic organ. Jim has plans with Lowrey to produce arrangements of popular music, something that is greatly needed by organists. "sometimes i can't work fast enough!" he says. "traditional organists often can't understand how i know when to bring the horns in or add the choir voices, but it really is all in my head." "i am one of only four current artists in the world that performs and records live pop and classical orchestral arrangements in real time on digital ensemble keyboard instruments," he explains. "As artists, we want to keep organ music in the public eye and keep our art alive, vibrant, and growing." --Jennifer L. Huber

For a sample of Jim's skills, check out his YouTube video, "Beauty and the Beast Medley on Lowrey Stardust Organ." Go to youtube.com and search for Jim Vogelman.

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sease gerig and Associates in indianapolis. David serves on the Uindy board of trustees. he and his wife, Donna '78, live in indianapolis. William Willan '77 is the interim dean at ohio University southern, one Diana McDowell '77 earned the 2008 outstand- of five regional campuses of ohio University. he ing achievement award lives in Albany, ohio. in preoperative nursing research; she is advanced practice specialist for sur- David Cutshaw '78 was honored as a 2008 indigical services at clarian ana super Lawyer. he is North Medical center, a partner for cohen and carmel, ind. she lives in Malad in indianapolis. indianapolis. he lives in carmel, ind. Margaret Pea McNaught '77 is the senior pastor at Victoria Dettlof Hall '78 is a teacher for an First Methodist church in Loomis, calif. she lives online nursing program at regis University. she in rocklin, calif. is pursuing a PhD in education with a specialDennis McNulty '77 is ization in instructional the boys' track coach at design for online learning Warren central high Ed uc a t i o n school in indianapolis. he at capella University. she lives in bailey, colo. was named indiana state coach of the year, central sectional coach of the year, Birdie Gunyon Meyer '78 received the Indiand the 2007 national coach of the year. Dennis anapolis Business Journal healthcare hero award lives in indianapolis. and received an award from the national nursing organization AWhoNN, aka the Association of Women's health, obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. birdie is coordinator of women's mood disorders at Methodist hospital of indiana inc. she lives n David Sease '77 is presispeedway. dent of the indianapolis Public relations society board. he is vice chairman and co-owner of the Purdue Alumni Association. terry is survived by his father, Keith, and stepmother, Pat. he lived in indianapolis. Rick Stierwalt '80 is the president, ceo, and chair of Associated Third Party Administrators in Alameda, calif. he also remains president of ceo of United benefits & Pension services, inc. in New york, N.y. rick--for whom the stierwalt Alumni house is named--is on the Uindy board of trustees. he lives in Alameda, calif. Shelley Voelz '80 '83 is vice president of the community Foundation of Morgan county board of directors. she will serve as president in 2009. shelley lives in Mooresville with her husband, ted.

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Douglas E. Weber '78 recently became a partner in the consulting firm of Paladin global Partners based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. he is leads the nonprofit practice for the firm after serving 22 years as president and ceo for local United Way organizations in Framingham, Mass.; elmira/corning, N.y.; Lake county, ill.; tampa bay, Fla., and Fort Lauderdale. he and his wife, Nancy Dinkledine Weber '79, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a trip to san Francisco and the f o r Se r v i c e Napa Valley.

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Bill Hartung '81 is vice president of research for American health care Terry Shockley '80 Association in Washingpassed away March 4. he ton, D.c. Previously, he was employed at FMc was president of englecomputer company and wood consulting group later by several other firms in greenwood, indiana, before retiring. For 15 consulting on financial years he resided in Winter and operational issues springs, Fla., and was with long-term care faciliemployed by At&t. he ties. bill is on the Uindy was a member of centealumni board of directors. nary United Methodist he lives in D.c. and on church in Lebanon and

Deborah Sargent '80 starred in the Phoenix Theatre's production of Well. she has been appearing in Phoenix Theatre productions for 25 years. Deb lives in indianapolis.

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weekends frequently commutes to his greenwood home. Nancy Mosier '81 is manager for pediatrics at st. Francis hospital in indianapolis. she also lives in indianapolis.

from the business, management, accounting, and professional scholarly publishing division of the Association of American Publishers. she also was recognized in Crain's Business Magazine in chicago as a woman to watch. she lives in chicago. Samuel Juett '82 is the human capital management advisor to the Ministry of interior for the Palestinian Authority in ramallah, the West bank. he returned to the Middle east over the summer for the U.s. Department of state. his son, Jarred, is a Uindy student. The family lives in eau claire, Wis.

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University presidentemeritus Dr. Gene E. Sease '81 HD '89 received the 2007 Alice ross Director's Award from WFyi in indianapolis. The chair for sease gerig and Associates, he lives in indianapolis with his wife, Joanne.

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Jane Artmeier Spilman '81 '83 '06 married Kevin Meyer July 11. Jane is an adjunct faculty member in the nursing program at indiana Wesleyan University. Kevin is employed at Duke energy as a metering technician. The couple lives in osgood, ind.

Kathleen Denny Locke '82 is a first grade teacher at baptist Academy in indianapolis. she lives in Edu c at io n greenwood, ind.

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Alumni honored for service, professional achievement During Alumni Weekend, the Alumni Association presented its annual awards to recognize Uindy graduates and others for contributions to their communities, their professions, and the University. The awards and recipients were: Distinguished Alumni Award: Angela Grigsby Espada '83 (top left) Distinguished young Alumni Award: Anita Samuel '98 (top right) gene and Joanne sease Award: Cary Hanni '69 and Vicki Hanni (middle left) honorary Alumni Award: Phylis Lan Lin (middle right) Faculty/staff Award: Sue Willey '75 (bottom left) harvey showalter Award: Erin Betlej '08 (bottom right)

For more on these alumni and their accomplishments, and to view alumni event photos, visit Alumni central: http://alumni.uindy.edu.

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Richard Russell '83 president of community passed away March 28. relations at Uindy. he he served in the Navy lives in indianapolis. during World War ii on the USS Cumberland Sound on Leyte in the Philippines. he is survived by his companion, effie, daughters sharon, Diana, and Nancy, eight grandchildren, and five greatgrandchildren. richard lived in indianapolis. David L. Carson '85 was recently promoted to Sarah Barker HD '84 is vice president for business the second vice chair of and finance at Armstrong the indiana historical society board of trustees. Atlantic state University. he lives in Upper saint she lives in indianapolis. clair, Pa. Terry Schindler '84 received the teacher of the Don Deutsch '85 is vice president of the Domestic year award from Uindy's Violence Network for school of business. he is greater indianapolis. an associate professor of Don lives in indianapolis. management for the school of business as well Edgar Tipton '85 was as for the school of Adult recently elected director Learning and Master of Ed uc a t i o n business classes. terry lives of the community Action of greater indianapolis in Martinsville, ind. board of directors. edgar Rodney Smith '84 is the lives in indianapolis. new planning director for Donald Gillespie '86 is the city of bedford, ind. a retail lender at Mainhe also lives in bedford. source bank for the Portland Market. he lives in Portland, ind. Michal McQuillen '87 won a seat on the Marion county city-county council and is the chair of the municipal corporations committee for district #12. he lives in indianapolis. Kathy Fenstermacher Martin '90 '03 (indianapolis), Stephanie Piper Kelly '91 '92 (indianapolis), and Stephanie Miller Combs '99 (Fishers) were nominated for the 2008 health care heroes honors in the Non-Physician category.

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Robert Heuchan '86 is on the indiana bankers Association board of directors. he lives in Franklin, ind. David Wantz '84 is the vice president of the Keep indianapolis beautiful board of directors and serves on the spirit and Place advisory board. David is the associate vice Susan Corsaro '87 was named to the 2008 indiana basketball hall of Fame women's silver anniversary team. she lives in indianapolis.

Steve Moser '87 married beth Alligood on December 27, 2007. The couple Michael Quick '90 is lives in tavares, Fla. the head football coach at clinton central Jr./sr. Carrie Doane Kriech high school in Michigan'88 is executive director, town, ind. he lives in sales operations, at Powroyal center. erway. carrie and family live in indianapolis. Curtis Farris '91 is a fleet lease manager for Patrick Harless '89 is Adesa sarasota in bradendirector of sales at Wyatt ton, Fla. curtis lives in communications in bradenton. Lafayette, ind. he lives in brownsburg. Susan Haynes '91 is the president of the board of directors of the community Foundation of MorDouglas Caylor '90 '92 gan county, inc. she lives f o joined r Joseph has r Sest. v i c e in camby, ind. Physical and sports Therapy in Kokomo, ind. he Joseph Heckman '91 lives in tipton. is second vice chair of the greater Lawrence chamber of commerce board of directors. he is an administrator at community hospital east in indianapolis and lives in indianapolis.

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Carol Wallen Hatfield '90 and her Native American flute ensemble, shilombish, performed at the hilbert circle Theatre in downtown indianapolis in January. The group also released a new cD. carol lives in indianapolis.

Daniel Hollis '91 is a sales manager for Nightingale home healthcare. he lives in Fishers, ind. Edward Malone Jr. '91 is the vice president of operation at Velia Water indianapolis, LLc. he lives in Plainfield.

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When Mark Schermerhorn earned his master's degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Uindy, he didn't realize that it would one day be his ticket to the international olympic games. twenty years later, Mark has had the opportunity to serve as an athletic trainer and physical therapist at the 2007 Para-PanAmerican games in rio de Janeiro, brazil; the 2003 World University Winter games in italy; and the 1996 olympic games in Atlanta, georgia. And in september, Mark will travel to china to assist the U.s. swim team during the Paralympics games in beijing. by day, Mark works for orthopaedics Northeast in Fort Wayne, ind., a company that provides athletic training outreach services to local high schools and colleges and other medical services. Most of his work is with athletes from West Noble and Lakeland high schools. but Mark wasn't content to stay in one place his whole life. "i was always intrigued by the olympics when growing up," Mark says, "and i figured out pretty quickly that my athletic ability wasn't going to get me there." to solve that problem, Mark earned his athletic training credentials in 1995. soon after that, he was able to serve on the medical staff for track and field athletes at the 1996 olympic games in Atlanta. becoming a certified trainer for the U.s. olympic committee involves several steps. in the late '90s, Mark applied for an internship with the Usoc. once he was accepted in 2000, he spent several weeks as an intern in colorado springs with the goal of becoming a medical staffer for the Usoc. This would then allow him to be considered as a volunteer at such events as the World University games, Pan American games, Paralympic games, and olympic games. his first official Usoc assignment was with the U.s. weightlifting team during his 2000 summer internship, but he also worked with the Paralympic swimming team that was preparing to travel to the 2000 Paralympics in sydney. "Perhaps that initial assignment with a Paralympic team has led me to this current assignment," says Mark. "Usoc officials observe your work with the athletes and assign you to a team or sporting event they feel might best suit your skills." his next swim team assignment came when he spent three weeks at the Para-PanAmerican games in brazil with 14 disabled swimmers. "We did really well medal-wise in rio," says Mark, "and many of the staff are on the beijing team, as well as 10 of the swimmers that i got to know in rio." in beijing, he'll work with 38 swimmers, the second-largest team after track and field athletes. The team, trainers, and coaches left colorado springs August 23 to spend the next ten days at Japan's Kadena Air Force base so athletes have time to relax and make final preparations. "The coaches want the athletes to be very focused before they get to beijing with plenty of time to practice and acclimate," says Mark. Most of Mark's work comes during practice and during pre- and post-competition. "i do lots of stretching and soft tissue massage and create rehab programs for those with weak spots or painful areas. We also have to monitor all of the medications the athletes are taking and keep current on all medical records." Mark often works with athletes with complex medical histories and such disabilities as blindness, missing limbs, and dwarfism. swimmers range in age from teens to the mid-50s. At the Paralympic games, he'll be available for each competition and practice with immediate help whenever it's needed. "if we have downtime, we help the other athletic trainers with the other sports. i enjoy getting to work with a variety of medical professionals and learning new techniques from them." if Mark has any extra time in beijing, he will be out experiencing the chinese culture. "i look forward to getting to see some of the sites and meeting athletes and coaches from other countries. i enjoy international work a lot, and working with the Usoc has given me the opportunity to experience many different customs and to discover cultures i've only read about. i'm going to be part of a great team and i look forward to working with many inspiring and dedicated athletes." --Jennifer L. Huber

`Swimming is very hands-on, which keeps me on the go. Morning practice is followed by treatments, then lunch, then another practice, then more therapy after dinner. I was busy with 14 athletes in Rio, so I'm sure that 38 athletes will keep me very busy'

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Jon Miller '91 is on the hancock county community Foundation board of directors. he is controller and director of is at hancock regional hospital in greenfield, ind., and lives in greenfield. Judith Finkbiner '92 passed away March 24. she worked as an account executive in the printing industry. she retired from Quebecor World in 2005. Judy is survived by her husband, ron, and sister, Nancy. she lived in georgetown, Ky. Denise Ferrell '93 has received the Advancement of Nursing Award. she is an adjunct clinical instructor in a shared partnership between clarian health and the indiana University school of Nursing. she lives in indianapolis. Javed Khalid '94 passed away February 26. he was a regional sales manager for Keane care in indianapolis. Javed is survived by his mother, Joan rushby-smith Khalid, and siblings, saira sameer Ansari and Rauf Khalid '88. he lived in carmel. Larry Meade Jr. '94 is manager of marketing and advertising at columbus regional hospital. he lives in columbus, ind. Michalis Poulakis '94 '98' 02 and his wife, Lisa, announce the birth of their twin boys, Andreas christoforos and Alexandros ioannis, on February 25. Michalis is an assistant professor of psychology and an academic liaison for the UindyAthens campus. The family lives in indianapolis. Patrick Spray '94 is superintendent of Mill creek schools in hendricks county (ind.). he lives in Mooresville. Lorene Burkhart HD '95 was featured in an Indianapolis Star "My big break" story. she is on the indiana Dollars for scholars board of directors and a distinguished University trustee. Brandon Cosby '95 is the new principal at shortridge high school. he has been affiliated with Uindy's center of excellence in Leadership of Learning, which assists indianapolis Public schools in breaking its high schools into smaller programs within each building. he is also a board member of the Project school, a charter school opening in the fall. brandon lives in indianapolis. Stacey Criss Hall '95 and her husband, brad, announce the birth of elizabeth Kathryn on December 31, 2007. she joins her sister, carrie, at home in Franklin, ind. Karen Patterson '95 is the faculty associate at the University of Wisconsin physical therapy program. she lives in Madison, Wis.

Brian Zoeller '92 was honored as a 2008 indiana super Lawyer. he is a partner for cohen and Malad in indianapolis. brian lives in indianapolis.

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Dawar Butt '93 '08 graduated from Uindy with his MbA in technology management with Delta Mu Delta honors. he lives in indianapolis with his family.

Gretchen Craft '93 was awarded the grand giver Award for Volunteerism for work on the rhi sports program and working with paraplegic athletes. The award was sponsored by Wibc and godby heating & cooling in indianapolis. she is a member of the Uindy board of Directors and lives in indianapolis. Bradley Brownell '94 has been the head coach of the men's basketball team at Wright state University in Dayton, ohio, since 2006. he lives in Xenia.

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Heidi Butler Trenerry '95 and her husband, tim, announce the birth of their second son, Jackson trenerry, on February 12. The family lives in Fort Mill, s.c. Curtis Barkey '96 is a geographic information systems analyst at Kosciusko reMc. curtis lives in Winona Lake, ind. Nancy Werne Kendall '96 and her husband, corey, announce the birth of Audra Kathleen, November 20, 2007. she is welcomed home by her brother, Andrew, to their indianapolis home. Linda Tran '96 is assistant vice president at bank of America and senior Merchant services sales representative. she lives in orange Park, Fla.

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Amanda Longsworth Bluhm '97 and her husband, Jim, announce the birth of Luella catherine, born February 5. she is welcomed home by her three older sisters in Monroe, ind. Sherly Davel Crum '97 and John Crum '99 announce the birth of their son, christopher crum, on July 14. They live in greenwood, ind. Rebecca Deemer '97 and her husband, Mike Deemer '98, announce the birth of sydney rebecca on April 14. sydney is welcomed home by two big brothers, Xavier and Jude. rebecca also received the Advisor of the year award at the leadership banquet at Uindy in April. she is the advisor for the Public relations student society of America. rebecca is an assistant professor of communications at Uindy. The family lives in greenfield.

Aaron Lambert '97 and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of a daughter, Katherine, on May 11, 2007. Aaron is the chief of laboratory services in the U.s. Air Force. Katherine joins her sisters, elizabeth and Victoria, at the family's home in honolulu. Wayne Nethercutt '97 is the vice president of clinical and regulatory affairs at oxford biosignals in carmel; he lives in Warsaw, ind.

A LU M N I SE RV IC E S Alumni Association Benefits As a graduate, you are automatically a part of the Uindy Alumni Association, but what does that mean? Uindy Alumni Association members are entitled to join Alumni central, the online alumni community, where you can post and search jobs. receive free Future greyhound t-shirts for the newest additions to the family, audit a University class at no cost, (picture saved) obtain a membership discount at the ruth Lilly Fitness center, gain access to Krannert Memorial Library, and much, much more! Visit alumni.uindy.edu for details on Alumni central and your membership benefits!

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David Weise '97 and Jennifer Stilwell '98 '00 announce the birth of Matt Walter '97 '02 is brooke Madelynn on the assistant principal at Zionsville (ind.) commu- June 7. The family lives Edu c at io n f o r Se r v i c e nity high school. he has in indianapolis. taught at Zionsville for 11 years and recently coached the varsity boys' tennis team and served as assistant athletic director. Robert '97 and Heather his wife, Jessica Gremel Delagrange '97 Spitznogle '97 '99, is a announce the birth of science teacher at brownssydney Alice on october burg high school. The 19, 2007. she is welcomed couple lives in Zionsville. Amber Swihart Weishaar by her big brother, Zach, '97 and her husband, to their indianapolis home. Aaron, announce the birth of Meghan chelsea Tammy Greene '97 '00 on November 9, 2007. is a biology and human Amber is the director of anatomy course instructor Web services at Uindy. and certified law enforceThe Weishaars live in ment instructor at Arkanindianapolis. sas state University-beebe college. she lives in Candace Wells '97 is Camille Webb '97 and beebe, Ark. her husband, John Parkey, proud to announce the birth of Jocelyn Patricia announce the birth of grace on June 21, 2007. Daphne Maria, Novem-

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Jerry Orem '98 is treasurer of the Leadership hendricks county board of directors. he is chief lending officer for the state bank of Lizton. he is also a member of the indiana bankers Association commercial Lending committee. he lives in brownsburg, ind. Jeremy Padgett '98 is an associate at tyra Law Firm. he lives in brownsburg, ind. Curtis Popp '98 was promoted to director of treasury at citizens gas and coke Utility. he lives in indianapolis. Melissa Takach '98 is assistant business manager for indiana University school of Medicine. she completed her Master of business Administration degree at indiana University in south bend in December 2007. she lives in south bend. Carrie Burchfield '99 is the project editor at Wiley Publishing in indianapolis. she also lives in indianapolis.

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Lisa Krug Dudeck '00 is the manager of communications at riley children's Foundation in indianapolis. she also lives in indianapolis. Amanda Harner Isza '99 and Gary Isza '00 announce the birth of brody Allen on August 15, 2007. The iszas live in Washington, ind. Stacey Bolinger Lindsley '00 and her husband, craig, announce the birth of Jayma Nicole on July 3, 2007. stacey is a research chemist at Vanderbilt University Medical center. The family lives in brentwood, tenn. Chad Reynolds '00 is a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. he lives in indianapolis. Allyssa Wagner '00 is an occupational therapist for the rehabilitation hospital of indiana in indianapolis. she lives in indianapolis. Justin Ailes '01 is the deputy federal representative for the state of indiana in Washington, D.c. he lives in Arlington, Va. Christina Ingram Ballard '01 is a mathematics teacher at creston Middle school in Warren township. she lives in indianapolis. Peter Buck '01 is on the camptown inc. board of directors. he lives in indianapolis. Kristine Hanni Dozier '01 married scott Dozier on March 1. Kristine is the data coordinator for international campus

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Amy Webster Scheible '98 graduated magna cum laude in April 2007 from Logan college of chiropractic with a doctorate in chiropractic. she also married scott scheible in september 2007 in chesterfield, Miss. she is a co-owner and operator of a practice, Minner & scheible chiropractic, in Washington, Miss. The couple also lives in Washington. David Swain '98 illustrated the children's popup book The Castaway Pirates. he was published with chronicle books under his middle name, Wilson swain. David lives in Paxton, ill.

Eric Eads '99 started his own business, eads consulting LLc, a business providing educational programs to prevent identity theft. he has helped Ed uc a t i o n many businesses and groups throughout indiana with prevention of identity theft. he lives in indianapolis.

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Jaime Fisher Koesters '99 and her husband, greg, announce the birth of their daughter, elizaf o r Se r v i c e beth ruth, on January 31. Jaime is a licensed massage therapist and owner of a therapy clinic in Portland, ind. The family lives in Ft. recovery, ohio. Brandon Neuenschwander '99 is the help desk support and user administrator at MJ insurance inc, indianapolis. he lives in indianapolis.

Kelli Kane Evans '99 and her husband, brett, announce the birth of Austin Kaori on December 11, 2007. The family lives in glen carbon, ill.

Samson Okello '99 is the molecular biologist at Monsanto in st. Louis, Mo. he lives in saint charles.

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got a minute for Uindy?

We promise to take only a few minutes of your time when you answer our call during this fall's Annual Fund Phonathon! Picking up the phone to speak with a Uindy student like caitlin Mannan, above, means you can: hear what's going on at Uindy, ask questions, and pass along comments. update your address, phone number, and e-mail address. support academic programs and scholarships--right there on the phone! Participation is what matters in our "give a Minute" campaign, and our students will ask you to give one, two, or even ten minutes to Uindy. There are many ways to measure each University minute, and we thought it would be interesting to figure out what it costs each minute of the entire year to operate Uindy. The magic number? About $133. Here's how you can help, minute by minute. ½ minute ($67) can purchase a library book 1 minute ($133) can support a guest lecture on campus or help with a service project. 2 minutes ($266) can help several students attend a meaningful conference. 5 minutes ($665) allows us to support a student research project. 10 minutes ($1,330) can purchase equipment in a student computer or science lab. 20 minutes ($2,660) gives you the option of supporting a scholarship for a student through our Named Annual scholarship program. Minutes a day as spent by UIndy students 10 minutes getting ready for class 5 minutes walking to class 120 minutes spent in the library studying per day 90 minutes watching tV (instead of studying) 60 minutes working out at the fitness center UIndy in minutes 36,000 minutes of mental health services donated to indianapolis patients from doctoral psychology students 84,000 minutes spent by Uindy forensic anthropologist and professor stephen Nawrocki, and students exhuming and relocating remains of pioneer families for the expansion of interstate 69. 88,000 minutes spent by theatre students rehearsing Neil Labute's The Shape of Things, also performed at the prestigious regional Kennedy center American college Theatre Festival. Do you have a minute for Uindy? Make your gift online today at http://advancement. uindy.edu or by calling 1-800-232-8634 (ext. 3491). you can also send your check, payable to the University of indianapolis, to the Annual Fund office at the address below.

Annual Fund Office University of indianapolis, 1400 east hanna Avenue, indianapolis, indiana 46227 (317) 788-3491 1-800-232-8634, ext. 3491 annualfund @uindy.edu http://advancement.uindy.edu

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enrollment & special Programs in the registrar's office at Uindy. The couple live in indianapolis. Ryan Scott '01 and shorron Pace were married on April 26. Derrick Miller '04 and Fenrick James '03 were in the wedding party. ryan is director of marketing and communications for the indiana Department of Workforce and Development. The couple lives in indianapolis. Brian Wrotniak '01 was promoted to associate professor of physical therapy at D'youville college in buffalo, N.y. he lives in east Amherst, N.y. Lisa Renee Clark '02 works as an independent contractor and recently completed the film Laid to Rest with Lena Headey, which will be opening in theatres in 2009. Lisa lives in Pasadena, Md. Anthony Hakel '03 and his wife, beth, announce the birth of Andrew James on september 8, 2007. he is welcomed to their greenwood, ind., home by his brother, Austin. Lindsey Hendren '03 is an event manager for the 500 Festival in indianapolis. she lives in indianapolis. Jessi Rybicki Huckstep '03 is a licensed mental health counselor for cummings behavioral health systems. Jessi lives in Avon, ind. Fenrick James '03 is system analyst at the indiana Department of Workforce Development in indianapolis. he also lives in indianapolis. Dr. Brett McPeak '03 is the new owner of Danville chiropractic in Danville, ind. he lives in indianapolis. Nicholas Miovich '03 and his wife, Lauren, welcomed Lia elizabeth on May 23. The family lives in south bend. Jonah Odum '03 and his wife, Angela Laker Odum '02, announce the birth of Jonah Jr. on April 22, 2008. he is welcomed to their indianapolis home by his sister, grace. Cara Silletto '03 is a graduate assistant at the University of Louisville and enrolled in the MbA program studying entrepreneurship. she lives in Jeffersonville, ind.

Jeremy Holtsclaw '01 graduated from the University of Michigan with a PhD in organic chemistry. he is the senior chemist for halliburton energy services in oklahoma. he lives in Lawton. Kevin Kammeyer '01 recently graduated from the iU Kelly school of business, receiving an MbA degree. he is employed at eli Lilly company in logistics as a sourcing associate. he lives in indianapolis.

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Joseph Harnett '01 and his wife, Jessica, had a daughter, Jocelyn Jett, on April 20. The family lives in indianapolis.

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Tiffany Winslow Spronk '02 and her husband, steve, announce the birth of Adam charles on october 11, 2007. The family lives in Ann Arbor, Mich. Noel Watts '02 is the vice president and indiana mortgage manager at M&i bank. he lives in indianapolis.

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Ryan Galyen '03 and Wendy Behnkendorf Galyen '02 announce the birth of spencer owen on February 10. The family lives in Avon, ind. Josh '02 and Melanie Neidig '02 welcomed a son, hunter steven, to their family on August 29, 2007. They live in Durham, N.c.

Sheila Kozler '01 is proud to announce the birth of Amelia Kay on August 14, 2007. she was welcomed home by her two brothers, oliver and elliot. They live in Fort Atkinson, Wis. Stephani Remetta '01 is on the easter seals crossroads advisory board. she lives in greenwood, ind.

Symantha Crane Dion '03 and her husband, Keith, announce the birth of Zander James on December 15, 2007. he was welcomed to their Lowell, ind., home by his brother, Mark.

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Joshua Brock '04 is the Qc laboratory technician for Polymer technology systems in indianapolis. he also lives in indianapolis. Jessica Hawley '04 '07 is a physical therapist at saint John's hospital in Anderson, ind. she lives in indianapolis.

Ellie Despotaki '05 and her husband, eden, announce the birth of a son, Theodore tiari, on January 4. Theodore is welcomed home by his sisters, Anastasia and Jacinta. The family lives in Athens, greece. Melissa Gaddis Petro '04 and her husband, eric, announce the birth of camrin elisabeth on February 4, 2008. The family lives in greenwood, ind. Jennifer Radloff '04 is an assistant professor at Uindy and was voted the 2007­08 school of occupational Therapy teacher of the year. she lives in Fishers, ind. Scott Fischer '05 is the new head football coach at Park tudor in indianapolis. he also lives in indianapolis. Jennifer Giddens '05 is the assistant vice president and branch manager at heartland community bank in greenwood, ind. she lives in Whiteland. Makenzi Gillis '05 is a physician assistant with orthopedic specialists of southwest Florida in Ft. Meyers, Fla. she lives in Ft. Meyers.

Karissa Rittmeyer '05 is the manager of communications and social media at the indianapolis convention & Visitors Association. she lives in indianapolis. Molly Sheyka Underly '05 is proud to announce the birth of colin Matthew on october 31, 2007, in boulder, colo. Molly is a teacher at Nativity school in broomfield, colo. Molly also lives in broomfield. Teresa Voorhees '05 is lead therapist for a new psychiatric residential unit at resource, inc. she lives in bargersville, ind. Jennifer Atteberry Lopez '06 is a media buyer at Foundry Advertising in indianapolis. she also lives in indianapolis. Deirdre Baskin '06 served a year in the Americorps after receiving the 2006 Jack Kent cooke graduate scholarship. she attends the University of Minnesota and lives in Minneapolis. Karen Birdwell '06 is a quality control analyst for enzon Pharmaceuticals inc. in indianapolis. she also lives in indianapolis. Joshua Foor '06 is a sergeant in the United states Army. he was stationed in iraq for more than 10 months, returning home in July. he lives in indianapolis.

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Chad Kauffman '04 and his wife, Kathleen Collins '02, announce the birth of benjamin John on December 7, 2007. The family lives in indianapolis.

Tiffany Smith Thompson '04 and her husband, Jason, announce the birth of cassie Jo on c at io n Edu september 26, 2007. tiffany was welcomed home by her brother, trey. The family lives in clayton, ind. Lucy Yarbrough '04 is the receptionist and closing assistant at Keating & schlitt, P.A. in orlando, Fla. After relocating to Florida in 2006, she began to perform in the orlando area. recently, she was cast as the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Lucy previously played the role of the Angel in 2004 at the indianapolis civic Theatre. she lives in orlando.

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Erin Holm '05 and her husband, ryan, have a new son, sawyer randall, as of March 13. The family lives in helena, Mont. Sarah James McClure '05 and her husband, Jason, announce the birth of Austin cole on June 23, 2006. he is welcomed home by his sister, Kayla. The family lives in indianapolis.

Nick LaGuire '04 joined the staff at the Leadership institute in Arlington, Virginia. he is also owner/partner of Laguire Property group in Lafayette. Nick serves on the Uindy alumni board of directors and lives in Washington, D.c.

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Angela Rogers '06 was accepted into the graduate school of education and counseling at Lewis and clark college in Portland, ore. she will graduate with a master's degree in counseling psychology in 2011. Angela works in the hosting Department for AFs intercultural Programs and lives in Portland with her partner, steven bak. Brandy Wright '06 is office manager for the Domestic Violence Network of greater indianapolis. she lives in indianapolis. Cassie Eggleston '07 is working as a physical therapy assistant/rehab director at Theracare, inc. in greensburg, ind. cassie lives in connersville. Milwaukee, Wis. she also lives in Milwaukee. John Rice '07 is manager of the Marion North McDonald's, Marion, ind. he is working with M-r Partnership, a franchise of McDonald's corporation. he graduated from hamburger University in February and finished his MbA at Uindy in May. John lives in elwood, ind. Jennifer Stopher '07 is the residential counselor at hillview Acres children's home in chino, calif. Erin Betlej '08 received the harvey M. showalter Future Alumni Award from Uindy's Alumni Association in March. she is at the University of North carolina pursuing a master's in social work.

Melanie Ellexson '07, a doctoral student in health sciences, has written a newsletter published in the American occupational Colleen McGinty '06 Therapy Association Work passed the Nbcot exam and Industry Special Interest and is working at greenQuarterly. she served on a ville Memorial hospital committee with the social in greenville, s.c. she is security Administration working as an occupationthat developed guidelines Jessica Umbreit '06 al therapist at the infor worker's compensation. patient rehabilitation cen- had two chairs "redone Melanie was the only occuter. she lives in greenville. from trash to art" exhibit- pational therapist on the ed in the re-couture fashion show in indianap- committee. she lives in Eric Perry '06 has been Frankfort, ill. olis on May 2. she also promoted to designer for Ed uc a t i o n f o r Se r v i c e had jewelry made from Women's Wear Daily at Stephanie Wilson broken glass and duct conde Nast Publications English '07 and her tape worn by models in in New york city. eric husband, geoff, the fashion show. Jessica lives in New york city. announce the birth of lives in indianapolis. Addison elise, December 12, 2007. The family lives in indianapolis. A LU M N I SE RV IC E S

Angie L. Fitzgerald Hines '06 and her husband, Kyle, had a son, Lincoln Jeffrey, on January 26. he was welcomed by his brother, Mitchel, and sister, Lilly. They live in beech grove, ind.

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in April, Kevin Dunleavy '08 received the outstanding student Leader Award at the Uindy Leadership banquet. he lives in Michigan city, ind. Charley Hammond '08 is sales representative at Aqua systems, Avon, ind. he lives in indianapolis. Stacy Shoup '08 is employed at Polymer science, inc. in Monticello, ind., as a quality assurance lab supervisor. stacy lives in Delphi. Laura Steed '08 is pursuing a master's degree in divinity at Duke University Divinity school. she also received Uindy's outstanding student Leader Award at the Leadership banquet in April. Laura lives in indianapolis.

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Julie Hendricks '07 is working at TherAplay in indianapolis. she is also engaged and planning an october wedding. she lives in indianapolis. Get Your Mailing Labels Pick from three Uindy label designs online at http://alumni.uindy.edu. go to benefits and resources, then Mailing Labels. in addition to the design above, label choices include the Uindy logo without the Alumni line and a greyhound logo (like the one on the Uindy license plate). Susan Decker Martin '07 works in public relations at hirons & company. she lives in indianapolis. Sarah Marie Nestor '07 is now working as an english instructor at Marquette University in

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August 28 @ Kentucky Wesleyan, 8 p.m. September 6 @ grand Valley state, 7 p.m. September 13 @ Wayne state, Noon September 20 Hillsdale, 6 p.m. Kings Island ticket giveaway Rock climbing wall September 27 @ saginaw Valley state, Noon October 4 Northwood, 6 p.m. Homecoming Celebration Fireworks October 11 Ferris State, 6 p.m. First 500 fans receive Greyhound bobbleheads October 18 @ Michigan tech, 1 p.m. October 25 @ tiffin, 1:30 p.m. November 1 Ashland, 6 p.m. Halloween night (wear your Halloween costumes; best dressed receives a prize!) Ski trip giveaway November 8 Northern Michigan, 2:30 p.m. Senior Day Hot-air balloon rides

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