The IU SciTech corridor will begin at the corner of Michigan and West streets, one of the main entrances to the downtown campus and house both IU and Purdue programs, President Pamela Whitten told the university’s board Friday.
Commission recommends new funding model for higher education
The proposed funding model comes from the Commission for Higher Education, which the General Assembly tasked with researching a new formula to cover costs at Indiana’s state colleges and universities.Read More
Purdue, IU agree to split IUPUI campus, with both planning growth, stronger Indianapolis identities
The move is intended to drive growth in enrollment, research and particularly prestige, in part by eliminating the school’s tongue-twisting name. Purdue intends to grow its presence in Indianapolis as well.Read More
Ivy Tech spent years trying to improve rock bottom graduation rates—and it’s working
Over the last decade, Ivy Tech Community College, which serves about 74,000 students across the state, has made steady gains in completion rates.Read More
Thad Matta to return to Butler University to coach men’s basketball
Matta, who took Ohio State University to two Final Fours, coached Butler in the 2000-2001 season and also played at Butler. He replaces LaVall Jordan, whom the school fired on Friday.Read More
The proposed funding model was crafted by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, which the General Assembly tasked with researching a new formula to cover costs at Indiana’s state colleges and universities.
Purdue University has rehired Dan Hasler to coordinate the school’s expansion in Indianapolis following an August decision to split IUPUI into separate Indiana University and Purdue operations.
The IU School of Medicine announced won a five-year, $48.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health, to create in mice genetic mutations similar to those found in people with late-onset Alzheimer’s.
the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report suggests that steep drops seen after the pandemic disrupted colleges globally in early 2020 have not been reversed.
Tracy Weyand organized a student chapter of the American Association for Women in Mathematics at the Terre Haute university and hosts a day on campus for high school students.
Michael Huber, who will become Indiana University’s vice president for university relations, said the school’s role as an engine to improve lives and the economic vitality of Hoosiers was a big draw.
Jobs, child care and the logistics of modern life are just a few of the obstacles students today must navigate to receive an education.
Local business and tech-industry leaders say they see the effort as a chance to increase the pipeline of qualified employees who can work at local companies.
Nasser Paydar, who was nominated to the post by President Joe Biden, will work under U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
In Indiana, people who don’t have college degrees can get the training to become welders, electricians, medical assistants, web programmers, or truck drivers—for free.
The college-going rate has dropped 6 percentage points over the last year—12 percentage points lower than five years ago—with widening gaps for students of color and students from low-income families.
Across the state, enthusiasm for sustainable energy is growing. And the state’s universities are leading the way with cutting-edge research and development projects related to solar, autonomous vehicles, nuclear power and more.
In 1952, an IU fraternity hired Mies, a pioneer of modernist architecture, to design a residence building near the intersection of 3rd Street and Indiana Avenue south of Dunn’s Woods. The project didn’t move forward, but IU resurfaced the plans decades later for its architecture school.
Nasser Paydar, who retired from IUPUI on March 1, is set to be nominated by President Joe Biden for assistant secretary for postsecondary education in the Department of Education, the White House announced last week.
Chris Lowery succeeds Teresa Lubbers, who in November announced plans to step down at the conclusion of the 2022 legislative session.
Milisavljevic, 42, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue University, orchestrated a proposal for the James Webb Space Telescope, which launched in late December as the high-powered successor to the legendary Hubble Space Telescope.
IUPUI is among eight universities to receive the latest round of funding from the National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program, which aims to increase the nation’s supply of trained cybersecurity professionals.
In a nine-page advisory opinion issued Monday, Indiana Public Access Counselor Luke Britt agreed with the complaint filed by Steve Sanders, who is a tenured IU Maurer School of Law professor.