A professor in the Indiana School of Medicine is hopeful that an antibiotic cocktail he invented will one day improve the lives of millions of people, thanks in part to the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., formed in 1997 to make work done by IU faculty and researchers available for commercial development.
Some of the most vocal Tom Crean critics are among Indiana University's biggest financial supporters. And some of those critics are questioning the ability of Athletic Director Fred Glass, who fired Crean on Thursday, to lead the search for a new coach.
Indiana University basketball coach Tom Crean compiled a 166-135 record at IU and led the Hoosiers to three Sweet 16 appearances, but was widely criticized this season after the team finished 10th in the Big Ten Conference with a 7-11 league record.
At Ohio State University, football coach Urban Meyer and members of his family took 11 personal trips last school year at a cost to the university of $120,000. Purdue University flew an alumnus from Rhode Island for $15,000.