Ball State names first chief sustainability officer

Ball State University has appointed Margaret Lo as the university's first-ever chief sustainability officer. Lo, who's appointment becomes effective March 6, most recently served as director of business engagement at the Institute for Market Transformation.... Read More

IU to expand K-12 computing, STEM opportunities

Indiana University is working to bring computing curriculum, co-curricular activities and additional teacher training into more Indianapolis schools thanks to a $2.6 million grant from the Indiana Department of Education. IU says its Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at IUPUI will use the Explore, Engage and Experience grant to expand the Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce curriculum, known as iDEW, into middle and elementary schools.... Read More

Purdue: dust explosion incidents increased in 2022

An annual report issued by Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering has identified an increase in nationwide grain dust bin explosions in 2022. The report found there to be nine incidents last year, compared to seven reported incidents in 2021 and a 10-year average of 7.8 explosions annually.... Read More

Commonwealth Engineers to open South Bend office

Indianapolis-based Commonwealth Engineers Inc. is planning to open an office in South Bend. The company, which specializes in engineering services related to wastewater, potable water, and stormwater systems, says the new location will help better serve its growing clientele in northern Indiana.... Read More

AcceLINX appoints new leader

Warsaw-based AcceLINX has appointed Mark Schindel to lead general operations of the company. Schindel will succeed AcceLINX co-founder David Anderson, who led its overall development and operations since its launch in 2017.... Read More

Spherion Staffing opens Jeffersonville office

Spherion Staffing and Recruiting has opened a new office in Jeffersonville. Spherion, which operates offices throughout the country, says the new location will help match job seekers in the Jeffersonville and Louisville market with new employment opportunities.... Read More