Speakers at the IBJ Life Sciences Power Panel on Friday said their organizations have largely weathered the lockdown—raising records funds, taking on huge expansions, hiring new employees and reporting higher productivity.
IBJ Podcast: Why IU’s Mike Woodson hire is about much more than winning games
Mason King talks with IBJ reporter Anthony Schoettle about why IU Athletic Director Scott Dolson likely had fundraising in mind when he put together the Hoosiers’ basketball leadership team.Read More
Woodson, Fife part of strategy to connect to disenfranchised IU alumni
While the new coach has less college experience and is a bit older than some might like, he connects to the school’s donor base and appears to be part of a bigger unifying and rebranding plan.Read More
The last perfect team: Recalling Indiana University’s 1976 title run
The 1975-76 IU Hoosiers refused to let anything—injuries, pressure, a brutal schedule or distractions— derail them from going undefeated. Forty-five years later, Gonzaga (30-0) needs two more wins to duplicate the accomplishment.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Can IU keep Tom Allen as elite schools come knocking?
Headed for the Outback Bowl, the football program finds itself in an unusual position after years as the Big Ten’s doormat. One could argue that IU needs coach Tom Allen right now a lot more than Tom Allen needs IU.Read More
Podchaser, which was co-founded by Indiana University alum Cole Raven, recently closed a $4 million funding round with participation from Bloomington-based IU Angel Network and Indianapolis-based High Alpha.
“The more people we see—women, people of color, people of diverse backgrounds in positions of authority—I think the more it advances society for all of us,” said Dr. Don Brown, an IU alumnus and major donor.
In her current post as president at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Pam Whitten appointed a task force to address racial challenges and opportunities on campus and created the Radow Institute for Social Equity to find solutions for dealing with social justice and inequity issues.
Board members said Whitten’s success in fundraising, enrollment growth and improving diversity among students and faculty were key to their decision to choose her after a national search.
The center, which is home to one of the medical school’s largest programs, will move from its current location at Senate Avenue and 15th Street to the IUPUI campus.
New Indiana University Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Woodson on Monday added Dane Fife as associate coach. Fife played on former IU Coach Bob Knight’s final team and helped lead IU to the 2002 national championship game.
Fife spent the last 10 seasons working on Tom Izzo’s staff at Michigan State, the final three as associate head coach.
Indiana teams were noticeably absent from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this year—only Purdue even made the field of 68 teams. But there are still some Indiana-related reasons to watch the Final Four. Here are five of them.
He’s not just an IU guy; he’s a state of Indiana guy, an Indianapolis native and a Broad Ripple High School graduate who never lost contact with his homeland.
The Hoosiers advanced past the Sweet 16 for the first time, but their methodical, grinding game simply ran into a a player it couldn’t match for 40 minutes. IU missed all nine of its three-point attempts and got no scoring off the bench.
One day after Mike Woodson left the New York Knicks to take the coaching job at his alma mater, he provided a glimpse into his long-term vision for the job and his thoughts on working with Thad Matta.
Matta, former Butler University coach and the winningest coach in Ohio State University basketball history, had been mentioned as a candidate for IU’s open basketball coaching position, but that has been filled by Mike Woodson, according to media reports.
Woodson, assistant coach for the New York Knicks, played for the Hoosiers under Coach Bob Knight from 1976-1980.
Indiana (21-5) had been in the Sweet 16 just once before, back in 1983 before the women’s NCAA Tournament became a 64-team field.
Texas Southern beat Mount St. Mary’s 60-52 in the NCAA opener, while Drake topped Wichita State for its first NCAA win in 50 years. Also, Norfolk State survived Appalachian State 54-53.
Athletic Director Scott Dolson said Monday afternoon that the university had secured “private philanthropic funding … for all transition costs and obligations related to the change in leadership.” That’s expected to include a $10.3 million buyout clause in Miller’s contract.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is partnering with Purdue University to create the first agricultural economics and law program in the nation, the Indianapolis law school has announced.
Members of the Indiana Graduate Workers Coalition, which drafted the pledge, say student fees have increased every year since 2011, while graduate students’ stipends have largely remained the same, amounting to a pay cut.
A veteran of the Obama administration, Janet McCabe is a professor of practice at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and director of the IU Environmental Resilience Institute.