The University of Notre Dame, Purdue University and Indiana University have been selected as research partners for two institutes backed by the federal government.
The former governor wants to change the rules of higher education. But first he must convince skeptical professors that his plans aren’t just politics, but actually good for Purdue.
Purdue University has hired a former official in Mitch Daniels' gubernatorial administration to lead the Purdue Research Foundation.
The Indiana Applied Research Enterprise already has received support from John Lechleiter, CEO of Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co., as a place for collaboration between academic and industrial scientists.
IUPUI unit has ambitious plans even as namesake prepares to step down from long-held seat in Congress.
The university says the gift from an alumnus will fund three new endowed professorships in adult and all forms of non-embryonic stem cell research, in hopes of accelerating discovery of new treatments for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Purdue tied with Johns Hopkins and ahead of Cal Tech, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan.
Researchers say the study was the first to examine return-on-investment from donating merchandize vs. liquidating or destroying it.
Remaining grant money will be invested to beef up the infrastructure of the Indiana Network for Patient Care, a health information exchange operated by the Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Institute.
Purdue University scientists have won a $5 million federal grant to help corn and soybean farmers adapt to the various climate change scenarios global warming is forecast to bring in the coming decades.
The 2010 rankings released by the Council for Aid to Education rank Indiana University first in the Big Ten, first among public universities and 10th in the nation in voluntary backing with $342 million in gifts and non-governmental research grant funds.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has classified Ball State as a "high research university" for the first time, elevating it to a status shared in Indiana only by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.