If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball State University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.
Indiana State University was among the first universities in the country to offer a minor in unmanned systems, and even launched a drone research center. Now, as federal regulators loosen drone restrictions, the school is adding an unmanned-systems major.
After years of a growing Indiana University student population dominating downtown housing, Bloomington city planners believe diversification is possible through the employees who "live, work and play" in the Certified Technology Park.
Gov. Mike Pence wants to create an $85.6 million fund to help metro areas improve their quality of life, a new kind of economic development strategy for a state that historically plays up low taxes and highway access.
The building, which will include a 10-story office tower with 15,000 square feet of retail on the first floor and significant public green space, will be built on four acres where Market Square Arena stood.