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.
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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.
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.
Nasser Paydar, who was nominated to the post by President Joe Biden, will work under U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona.
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.
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.
After qualifying for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament two years ago but not getting to play because of the pandemic, IUPUI is embracing another opportunity.
The school said the doctorate in philanthropic leadership will help address what it calls a significant leadership gap.
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.
Williams, who is also communication and engagement strategist at IUPUI, said the program—sponsored by the Africana Repertory Theatre of IUPUI—has helped develop playwrights in Indiana and new theater fans.
Some 32 years ago, when IUPUI recruited David Bodenhamer, it was at least in large part to build an Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, a project that was part of the school’s 20th anniversary celebration.
The online resource, set to launch in beta mode in the next several weeks, will be a place where academic and business users can access anonymized sports and fitness data sets, use it to solve business problems, and learn about job opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
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.