Someone had found the thing on a farm in the southern part of the state and decided it’d make a fine prize for the winner of the Indiana-Purdue football game.
Indiana University research leader Cate to step down
IU said its research portfolio grew under Fred Cate’s leadership, with more than $732 million in sponsored funding for research, instruction and service in the 2022 fiscal year.Read More
IU medical school wins $49M grant to continue Alzheimer’s studies
The money will be used to study animal models of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease as well as perform rigorous testing of potential therapeutics in animals.Read More
IU law students helping university’s athletes with NIL deals
Students at Indiana University Maurer School of Law are now working with IU Bloomington athletes to make sure they aren’t at risk when they sign off on an agreement.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
The high-tech approach allows a patient recovering from substance abuse to interact with potential future versions of himself or herself.
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 program will offer local government entities free cybersecurity assessments conducted by representatives from Purdue and IU. The state has provided $3.96 million to fund the program.
The national study co-authored by researchers at Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Institute and other agencies across the country was designed to gauge the effectiveness and durability of the third and fourth doses of COVID vaccine boosters.
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.
Indiana University said Michael Huber—who previous served as former Mayor Greg Ballard’s deputy mayor for economic development—will lead government relations efforts at the state and federal level as well as economic engagement.
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s visit will tout the Hoosier state as a key place for Asian companies to invest and manufacture computer chips and electric vehicle batteries.
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.
For some years, there has been a growing consensus that while IUPUI has been successful on many levels, there is an opportunity to take the presence and engagement of IU and Purdue to the next level in our capital city.
Purdue, which now has about 5,000 students at IUPUI’s campus, hopes to expand Indianapolis enrollment by at least 1,000 once Purdue begins operating its programs here under its own name.
In coordination with Purdue, Indiana University has formed at least nine task forces to tackle various issues related to the realignment of IUPUI—one of which is athletics.
The effort involves manufacturers around the state capturing data about their energy use, then sharing that information to create a “data lake” which businesses and researchers can access.
Hobie Billingsley built the Indiana University diving team into a powerhouse, molded a legion of Olympic divers and trained a generation of instructors. Sports Illustrated once declared Billingsley “far and away the best collegiate coach in the country.”
IU said the center that will address issues of gender inequity, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment in the workplace.
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.
Fred Glass, who worked as IU’s athletic director from 2009 to 2020 after a long career in law and politics, will become chief executive of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on Sept. 30.
Christiana Ochoa, who is currently the executive associate dean of the law school, will start her tenure as interim dean July 1.
The university announced the gift Thursday morning from Jeff Albers, who graduated from the Kelley School in 1993, and his wife, Alison. Albers has spent more than 25 years in the biopharmaceutical industry.