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Indiana University Northwest creates School of the Arts
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
OPINION:Looking back at 10 years of this column (and ahead to the next 10)
I am often shocked at what now passes as acceptable in online posts
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
In wake of Noblesville shooting, local schools warned to be ready for "combat injuries"
Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter warned the commission members Tuesday against relying too heavily on technology or a quick fix
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
More than 400 monarch butterfly eggs given to the Huntington County community
Local Purdue Extension educator reaches out to local schools so they can raise them in their classrooms
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: Shootings have altered the focus as students return to classrooms in 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
CORRECTION: Study finds climate change reflected in variety of waterways
Watersheds created and managed by humans show same effects as natural ones
Monday, August 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: Ball State fails to grasp harm done by Schnatter
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Nonprofit partnering with Hoosier schools to teach social skills
FUSE is a support organization for Indiana families raising children with disabilities
Saturday, August 11, 2018
IU sets pair of new fundraising records
Saturday, August 11, 2018
IU Trustees love Evansville international center made of glass wall
The historic house’s floor-to-ceiling glass walls allow people to see straight through it
Saturday, August 11, 2018
COMMENTARY: What ever happened to American dream?
Friday, August 10, 2018
Home inventory low and prices high, as Kokomo development continues upswing
Real estate agents like 'frenzied, starving fish' in hyper-competitive market
Friday, August 10, 2018
Amid financial strains, Earlham puts $100 million into campus updates
In the thick of mounting financial issues, underscored by $47 million in cumulative debtover the past several years, Earlham is seeking ways to drastically cut costs, boost enrollment and increase alumni donations
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Website showcases 3-D images of ancient sculptures IU-led digitization effort
Thursday, August 9, 2018
IU hires former Indianapolis Star executive as communications consultant
Ferguson Fuson will evaluate the university's communications and marketing efforts, advise senior leadership on improving in those areas
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Michigan City schools votes against plan to test all kindergarteners for lead
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Officials welcome opening of new Ivy Tech agricultural tech center in Vigo County
'You've hit a grand slam on this,' Sen. Joe Donnelly says
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Here's how Evansville should handle the transgender bathroom lawsuit
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Vincennes University looking to expand south with new, French-inspired housing
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Legislative committee studies how to regulate proposed hemp production
Kentucky allows state-licensed farmers to participate in a research pilot program where they can grow, produce and market hemp
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
OPINION: Midwest must save middle class neighborhoods
For cities that neglect these places, the future prospects are nothing but dismal
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Another incentive offered Hoosier students to become educators and stay in Indiana
Scholarships to pay out up to $30,000 to new teachers who stay at least 5 years
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Active shooter: Teachers are trained to neutralize intruders and administer first aid
One of several strategies implemented by districts in Madison County and surrounding communities to increase safety in schools
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
BSU gets over 500 responses to Papa John decision
Petition asks board of trustees reverse decision and remove John Schnatter's name from institute
Monday, August 6, 2018
Koch Foundation gives $2.5 million for leadership role within Evansville's new med school
IU School of Medicine Dean Jay Hess said in a statement the donation will help attract “outstanding medical education leaders"
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Goshen College teaching license program boosts local English Learner's efforts
Can ensure teachers help students understand content regardless of their knowledge of English
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Future unclear for kids' museum in Mishawaka; public hours to cease at Hannah Lindahl
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Purdue calls in private developers for new dorms for first time as enrollment surges
Public-private partnership would last 65 years for two new residence halls
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Purdue dumps Papa John's founder after slur, will return $8 million
But BSU keeping name and money
Saturday, August 4, 2018
COMMENTARY: Somewhere, I hope, Ernie Pyle was listening
"Tell the truth and the hell with people who are throwing slings and arrows at you,” former war correspondent Joe Galloway tells journalists
Saturday, August 4, 2018
L. Dick Buell's $10 million gift endows Purdue men's basketball coaching position
Friday, August 3, 2018
Purdue dumps Papa John's founder after slur, will return $8M, strip name from econ center
Trustees decide the $8 million from embattled John Schnatter distracts from work at economic center
Friday, August 3, 2018
Ball State to leave Papa John's founder's name on institute
Trustees called the language used by Schnatter "insensitive and painful," but considered the context in which the remark was made and said "in our experience with John, he has never expressed racist views"
Friday, August 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Knee-deep in details: A peek at Southern Indiana's economic innovation
Data from Innovation 2.0 can be used to understand a county's weaknesses, strengths and potentia
Thursday, August 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: IU on its way to fulfilling a Grand promise
Thursday, August 2, 2018
IU names diseases $120 million health initiative will target
Precision Health introduces CAR T-cell therapy in Indiana
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
St. Joseph's College sued for defrauding Sodexo of $1.35 million
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
33 shuttered schools are for sale in Gary; one bid has been received so far
“We can’t afford to maintain these properties,” district's emergency manager says
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Lower crop yields one of many climate change effects for Indiana farmers
Warmer overnight temperatures already have contributed to reduced corn yields over the last decade in state, Purdue report says
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Ball State University says SAT, ACT scores not needed for admission
IU  is looking at test-optional; Purdue apparently not planning to follow BSU
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
City of Bloomington funding available to boost early childhood education
Day care providers can use money for increasing staffing, purchasing supplies and making facility improvements
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Day care centers, preschools on the lookout for hand, foot and mouth disease
There is no vaccine to protect against the disease
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Earlham College faces big deficit, questions ahead of new school year
Monday, July 30, 2018
National Ernie Pyle event Friday in Bloomington
Monday, July 30, 2018
OPINION: Tasks can be automated, but not skills
Productivity growth, whether through automation, plant design or better-skilled workers doesn’t kill jobs; it eliminates tasks
Monday, July 30, 2018
After boom, students housing market softens in Terre Haute
Discounts being offered; one developer cautions building more
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Muncie, a once-industrial city, highly dependent upon government payments to stay afloat
Two largest employers, hospital and university, get a lot of public funding as do large number of residents
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Logansport High School students' art installed on building in city's downtown
Friday's additions bring the total to more than 20 pieces of art downtown
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Rethinking the future: Lower enrollments threatens funding at Tipton schools
Primary factor contributing to slumping enrollment over the next 10 years is a lack of housing due to an increase in empty-nest households, study says
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Purdue on Papa John's name on campus: Trustees say they need more time
Friday, July 27, 2018
Ball State gets 10 complaints about alum Papa John
Schnatter earned a bachelor's in business administration in 1983
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Hoosier farmers, economists react to President Trump's $12 billion bailout
‘No good end to the road’ president is currently on, says one
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Bloomington Transit to end late-night service after offering since 2009-2010 school year
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
$300,000 grant to help Monroe County Community schools prep students for careers
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Ready Schools grant delivers $180,000 to MCS, Orleans, Shoals to improve job pathways
Year-long project to find out from community and industry leaders how to prepare young people for the workforce
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Nurse Family Partnership program helps combat infant, maternal mortality
The program is intended to reduce infant mortality through improved pregnancy outcomes, child development and economic growth
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Rose-Hulman gets anonymous $15 million gift for new, three-story building
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
More than 94 percent of Indiana public school districts want metal detectors
Total of 3,228 devices were requested by 369 school districts, charter schools or private schools, governor's office says
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
$1 million grant to fund innovation hub for Dubois County students at VUJC
Will coordinate teacher training and become the county’s location to explore innovative teaching models and curricula
Monday, July 23, 2018
On-time graduation rates improving at Indiana State University and Ivy Tech
Statewide, Indiana 'moving the needle on college completion'
Monday, July 23, 2018
CIVIC PRIDE: New Notre Dame center hopes to build on local programs
One of founder's hopes to see the new center grow into a vehicle for growth and redevelopment throughout the region bearing fruit in Elkhart County
Monday, July 23, 2018
COMMENTARY: Sharing intentions, communications vital to Vigo County
Convergence of local projects call for community-wide thinking
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Big changes ahead for Indiana public school budgeting
More flexibility, fewer 'silos,' but there's some apprehension by districts
Sunday, July 22, 2018
'We have a long way to go' to help kids, says Children's Bureau liason
Poverty impacts well-being of Wayne County’s children
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Decrease in family farms shifts 4-H participation away from large livestock
Purdue Extension educator says shift is to rabbits, poultry and goats
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp., ICLU spar over transgender policy
Senior student wants to use male restroom when classes resume
Saturday, July 21, 2018
The big bucks: How much do IU employees make?
Top earners at IU mostly male, white
Saturday, July 21, 2018
EDITORIAL: Fiscally sound Hoosier state must face low quality-of-place issues
Friday, July 20, 2018
Wayne County schools line up for state's free handheld metal detectors
Friday, July 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: School security on right track; news measures will help reduce risk
Friday, July 20, 2018
Is Evansville stuck in the middle when it comes to its sports market?
High schools continue to control local scene despite what could have been
Friday, July 20, 2018
Indiana Tech, state police sign deal benefiting officers' education
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Monroe County waste district considers collecting compostable materials
But before deciding if it wants to get into the organic waste collection industry, the district has hired consultants to study the plan
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Indiana college completion rate rate hits all-time high
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Program for teachers aimed at getting more out of technology
About 600 educators, 120 from Indiana, taking part in Infosys event
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Why should parents download Evansville-Vanderburgh County schools' mobile app?
It has been downloaded more than 5,000 times and has about 4,800 active users, school official says
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Tech directors: Technology and electronic devices broaden how students learn
“They (students) are born with digital devices in their hands,” says Southeast Dubois Schools director says
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Purdue to lead innovation hub focused on autonomous vehicles
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Indiana Legislature studies hemp's possibilities for Hoosier farmers
The net income for farmers in Kentucky is $2,000 to $3,000 an acre from the CBD, more than for corn and soybeans
Monday, July 16, 2018
CFO of Muncie schools: 'I have kept my mouth shut for a year'
Pfledderer discovered that the school district had overspent the budget by $30 million
Monday, July 16, 2018






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