About 20 teens from across Indianapolis Public Schools spent a week this summer learning about entrepreneurship and business development, guided by professors and small-business owners who helped them conceive products and services as well as business plans to execute them.
IBJ Podcast: Driverless race cars to compete in first-ever challenge at Speedway
The Indy Lights-style cars will be outfitted with sophisticated sensors to recognize their (quickly changing) surroundings. The cars then will rely on their programming to navigate the oval at speeds expected to reach 100 miles per hour.Read More
IUPUI hires former star player Matt Crenshaw as head coach
Matt Crenshaw, a U.S. Navy veteran who hit the shot that sent IUPUI to its first and only NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament appearance, was hired as head coach of his alma mater Tuesday.Read More
Indy Eleven soccer team moving home games back to IUPUI campus
The team’s return to the IUPUI campus follows challenges in scheduling weekend games at Lucas Oil Stadium, which already has a busy slate of conventions and other sporting events throughout the year—including Indianapolis Colts home games.Read More
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.
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.
The move will uproot much of the medical school traditional operations. All classroom instruction for medical students will go to the new campus, as will graduate training programs in the clinical sciences for residents and fellows.
The University of Notre Dame rated among the top 20 national universities in the annual college rankings, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished top of its class for the 22nd straight year.
So far, the program has enrolled 275 people with diabetes. Health workers in the neighborhoods have completed more than 2,300 check-ins with them—helping them set up doctors’ visits, coaching them on how to shop for food, and helping them with dozens of related problems, from transportation needs to medical insurance.
A team of five recent IUPUI graduates and two faculty members were recently awarded $112,500 by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology for its software to help emergency providers, and the group has a shot at another $70,000.
Indiana is expected to be one of the first states to perform such a study, Gov. Eric Holcomb said when it was announced during a Thursday press briefing.
The Indiana University School of Medicine plans to leave its longtime home on the IUPUI campus and move about two miles north as part of a new “academic health campus” near Methodist Hospital.
CourseNetworking, an Indianapolis-based maker of distance learning and collaborations software, and the IUPUI CyberLab are offering a free solution for schools through their Learning Management System.
The Indianapolis location of Dagwood’s Deli & Sub Shop, which opened in 2016, is set to close next week.
Karen E. Bravo has been named dean of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, pending formal approval by the IU Board of Trustees at its April meeting.
About a third of IUPUI’s freshmen this year are minorities, the most in the university’s history, after officials made a concerted effort to increase the number of under-represented students.
Indiana health officials are investigating 30 cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping. Eight of those have been confirmed—most of them among individuals between the ages of 16 and 29. Earlier this month, the state confirmed the first death linked to vaping.
The magazine’s report also found that at least 65 percent of graduates at Indiana’s top three law schools leave with debt, and that the average debt is greater than $90,000.
The Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy is in the process of developing several projects, including a study of international migration to Indiana, evictions in Indiana counties and the impact of race on homeownership, based on a recent report by the Brookings Institution.
TechPoint officials say the new Xtern Semester program will begin to change local tech companies’ hiring processes and the way local universities prepare students to enter the workforce.