Selected Work

The Historic Artcraft Theatre

Delicious and nutritious: Behind the concession stand” – 09/01/22 – When you visit the Artcraft, the concession stand is a feature attraction. Look behind the scenes where the locally grown popcorn gets its name.

Preserving the Art Deco era of the Artcraft Theatre” – 08/17/22 – From the bean sprout murals to the neon lights, take a peek at how the iconic art deco theater has been brought back to life. 

IU School of Medicine

Graduation 2022: Resilience through it all” – 05/20/22 – 351  physicians graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine on Friday, May 13, 2022. This class of physicians completed their whole clinical experience through the COVID-19 pandemic, learning to be resilient through the trials with grace and persistence.

Meet Medical Student Council President Faith Roberts” – 04/28/22 – Faith Roberts is a rising fourth-year medical student at IU School of Medicine. She started her role as Medical Student Council (MSC) President in January 2022. We asked her a few questions about her interests in medicine, leadership, and her role as president.  

Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony elicits great expectation” – 04/13/22 – In the presence of family, friends and faculty members, leaders will welcome students into the medical community, marking the completion of a rigorous pre-clerkship program and the transition into spending most of their time in the clinical environment.

IU School of Dentistry

Research Honorees Recognized at IUSD Research Day 2021 – April 12, 2021 – Indiana University School of Dentistry’s 29th annual Research Day was a great triumph! The hybrid virtual event, held April 12, 2021, featured almost 70 poster presentations, remarks from Dean Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch and research updates from Dr. Tien-Min Gabriel Chu, associate dean for research. Dr. Marcelo Araujo, DDS, MS, PhD, CEO ADA Science & Research Institute, foundation and chief science officer, American Dental Association, served as keynote speaker.

Five IUSD Students Among IUPUI Elite 50” – April 2, 2021 – Five IUSD students are among the university’s Elite 50 graduate and professional students: Youstina Beshay (D3), Dr.Molly Sanders (DDS’19, second-year Pediatric Dentistry resident), Rebecca Shembarger (D4), Brett Turek (D4), and Sydney Twiggs (D4).

American Association of Women Dentists lauds IUSD as Chapter of the Year” – Jan. 15, 2021 – The American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) recognized IUSD as Chapter of the Year! The award celebrated excellence and achievements in innovations and programming, such as celebrating women dentists during International Women’s Day. The chapter’s goal is to be the leading resource for advancing, connecting, and enriching the lives of women in dentistry and offer opportunities for personal growth through networking and other professions.

Dr. Mythily Srinivasan receives third patent” – Dec. 15, 2020 – The U.S. Patent Office awarded Dr. Mythily Srinivasan, associate professor, Oral Pathology, Medicine, and Radiology, her third patent on Dec. 15, 2020. Patent #10,864,244, titled “Peptides and methods for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases ,” covers PGA, second-generation peptide analogs intended for suppressing chronic inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. 

Digital data comes with additional decision-making power” – Nov. 1, 2020 – Imagine knowing how many implant procedures or restorations lasted over 10 years. Or accumulating the best practices to prevent tooth loss after a periodontal procedure. What would it be like to share this information, collected from digital records, with your patients to promote shared decision making?

Congratulations to IUSD’s Elite 50!” – April, 29, 2020 – Each year, IUPUI selects 50 graduate and professional students who embody the qualities that make IUPUI exceptional. Prior to the campus COVID-19 shutdown, a dinner was to be held in their honor on April 7, 2020. Although celebrated differently this year, IUPUI still honors its Elite 50 – students who demonstrate excellence beyond the classroom – in areas such as campus leadership, scholarly work, and community engagement.

Indianapolis Monthly

100 Days of Summer” – June 2019 – Print – Summertime, and the livin’ is easy—but only if you want it to be. Because we picked 100 fun things for you to see and do every day, including the best festivals, outdoor movies, al fresco dining, lake dips, wine slushies, hammocking spots, art fairs, backyard shenanigans, and utter ice-cream hedonism. Your endless summer starts now.

WANTED: Sketch Art” – May 2019 – Print – Writing utensil or objet d’art? You could argue it either way—these graphite sculptures by Agelio Batle are displayed under glass at Artifacts in Broad Ripple, but the entire surface can write.

Where To Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day” – April 25, 2019 – Celebrate the one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country-the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day. On Saturday, April 27, literary hubs around the state will give a toast to each bookstore that is run by passionate readers.

Traveler: The Fields Of Michigan ” – April 26, 2019 – Camping does not necessarily mean roughing it. Don’t believe us? Take a look at , nestled within a lush blueberry farm in South Haven, Michigan, and billed as the Midwest’s first true glamping experience, when it opens June 15.

Best New Restaurants” – April 2019 – Print – As if cooking for a roomful of strangers weren’t enough, any restaurant that opens in this climate of social-media oversharing has to do so at its most flattering angles, too. This year’s crop of newcomers makes it look easy, smashing burgers, muddling cocktails, and locally sourcing their hearts out like they’ve been doing it forever. Here, we honor Indy’s 15 Best New Restaurants and 13 more Best in Class upstarts. All you have to do is decide which one of these winners to try first.

Five Hot Drinks To Warm Up With Right Now “- Jan. 25, 2019 – It’s cold out there. Let us help you warm up.


NaNoWriMo, Are You up for the Challenge?” – Nov. 9, 2019 – NUVO – A group of writers in Indiana and around the globe has a big month ahead. It is the start of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and these Hoosier writers are opening up their laptops and have started typing furiously. They’re on a mission to write 50,000 words within the short 30 days of November.

Towne Post Network

Custom Tiers of Joy” – July 29, 2020 – Center Grove Magazine – If Liz Thompson were a cake flavor, she would be confetti, because when you cut into it there is a surprise inside. Thompson has always loved to bake cakes. Her late mother-in-law Gwendolyn Thompson encouraged her to go to pastry school. Since then, she’s dreamed of owning a cakery. On June 16, 2020, that dream finally came true. Gwendolyn Lee Cakery, named after Thompson’s mother-in-law, officially opened in downtown Beech Grove in a space adjacent to the Tea Room of Rustic Root.

Five Southside Coffee Shops to Visit This Fall” – Sept. 30, 2019 – Center Grove Magazine and Greenwood Magazine – This year, dive into the local coffee scene and take a sip of the many fall specialties that coffee shops have to offer. Here’s your guide to the top five places to get your coffee this fall.

Spreading Their Wings – Aug. 27, 2019 – Center Grove Magazine and Greenwood Magazine – Ale Emporium’s new extension to Greenwood has game fanatics raving.  

The Nest Houses Unique Southside Business” – Aug. 28, 2019 – Center Grove Magazine and Greenwood Magazine – Local resale shop helps community and environment through second-hand clothes.

Encore” – Aug. 28, 2019 – Center Grove Magazine – Center Grove Choir’s Fundraiser on October 6 Helps Provide Student Scholarships.

Selective Seconds” – Aug. 28, 2019 – Center Grove Magazine – Local resale shop helps community and environment through second-hand clothes.

Taking the Lead” – Aug. 5, 2019 – Greenwood Magazine – Greenwood Community High School Alum Sierra Hignite Talks Excitement For New WISH-TV Gig.

10 Pins” – Aug. 5, 2019 –  Greenwood Magazine and Center Grove Magazine – This July the Baltimore born sport, Duckpin Bowling, was established in Franklin, Indiana. 10 Pins Celebrates Grand Opening.

Stimulating Young Minds” – Aug. 5, 2019 –  Greenwood Magazine and Center Grove Magazine – The 6th annual Community Career Education Forum (CCEF) on September 19, is aimed to inform, inspire and raise awareness about local career opportunities in the STEM field to middle schoolers in the Johnson County area and surrounding communities, their parents and educators.