Purdue Room & Board Remain Unchanged for 2020-21
Housing availability and affordability for Purdue University students were among a long list of action items Friday for the university’s Board of Trustees. The board approved holding student room and board rates steady for the 2020-21 academic year on...
Lippert to Make Acts of Service Program Announcement
Elkhart-based Lippert Components Inc. will Monday detail changes to its Acts of Service program. The manufacturer says the changes are due to the program’s success and ongoing growth. The program encourages companies to organize volunteer projects w
Data Health Project Aims to Boost Student Performance
A charter school in Indianapolis is using data on visits to the school nurse to improve student academic performance. Paramount Schools of Excellence, which has three campuses on the city's east side, found students who visited the school nurse more...
Rohrman Gives Purdue $15M, Receives Naming Rights
When the Purdue Boilermakers kickoff next football season, it’ll be on the Rohrman Field at Ross-Ade Stadium. The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday approved a $15 million gift from the Bob Rohrman family, who in return received naming rights.
Children's Museum One of 'Coolest' Places in the World
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has been recognized in the inaugural World's 50 Coolest Place of 2019 by TIME for Kids, a multimedia publication for school-age children. The list is a showcase of educational, innovative, and fun destinations...
Greenfield Bank Named Small Business Lender of the Year
Greenfield Banking Co. has been named the Indiana Small Business Lender of the Year by Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corp. More than 20 Indiana banks were considered for the award, with First Financial Bank of Terre Haute as the runner up. The S
Program to Foster Next Generation of Minority Scientists
IUPUI has launched a student-focused initiative to increase the numbers of underrepresented minorities and women in neuroscience research. Support for the project comes from a $1.2 million National Institutes of Health grant to fund the Neuroscience Exper
Chocolate Maker Expanding, Adding Jobs in Indy
An Indianapolis-based artisanal vegan chocolate maker has announced plans to expand. SoChatti says it will invest more than $2.4 million to lease, renovate and equip a food production and research center at the Circle City Center Industrial Complex and...
BASi Closes Acquisition of Pre-Clinical Research Services
Inotiv, the newly-rebranded contract research services business of West Lafayette-based Bioanalytical Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BASI) has officially closed on the previously-announced deal to purchase Pre-Clinical Research Services Inc. As part of the...
ClusterTruck, Kroger Partnership Aims to Fix 'Broken' Model
The co-founder and president of ClusterTruck in Indianapolis says the recently-announced partnership with Cincinnati-based The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) seeks to address what he calls the shortcomings of the third-party food delivery industry. The soft
Eli Lilly and Co. Opens Innovation Lab in San Francisco
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has opened its first shared innovation lab in San Francisco. The 65,000-square-foot lab will focus on fostering collaboration with local biotech companies. Lilly Gateway Labs says it will offer companies di
Calumet Announces Resolution in SEC Investigation
Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (Nasdaq: CLMT) says it has reached a resolution with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The commission had been investigating the company following errors and delays in its reporting of...
Ascensus to Acquire Indianapolis-Based Nyhart
A Pennsylvania-based retirement, education, and healthcare technology company has entered into an agreement to acquire Indianapolis-based Nyhart, an employee benefits consulting firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, however officials say Nyhart will
Cummins Announces Major Climate Change Goals
COLUMBUS, Ind – Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has announced a major climate change initiative, by setting an aspirational goal of net-zero carbon emissions within three decades for the engines it builds, and the manufacturing plants it operates. The powertrain manufacturer says its environmental sustainability strategy includes short and long-term goals that meet or exceed the benchmarks in the United Nations Paris agreement on climate change.
Two Indiana Airports to Receive Federal Grants
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has announced the Department of Transportation will award $10.5 million in airport infrastructure grants to two airports in Indiana. Indianapolis International Airport and Warsaw Municipal Airport will each rec
Vincennes Students Set for Cyber Defense Competition
A group of Hoosier students is set to represent Indiana and fend off simulated attacks in a nationwide cybersecurity contest. Vincennes University will Saturday compete in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition invitational meet. During the com
Stanley Black & Decker to Cut 140 Jobs in Greenfield
Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker Inc has announced plans to lay off a total of nearly 140 employees from its Greenfield facility. In a notice filed with the state, the company says the cuts are an “attempt to strategically consolidate worldw
Lilly Endowment Launches $50M Self-Sufficiency Initiative
Lilly Endowment Inc. is launching a new initiative it says will provide a total of up to $50 million in grants in 2020. Enhancing Opportunity aims to help people in Indianapolis living in or near poverty make progress toward lasting economic self-sufficie
Ball State Alumni Association Names President
Ball State Alumni Association has named James Acton president of the Ball State University Alumni Association. Acton most-recently served as associate vice president of alumni and giving programs at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Acton w
EXCLUSIVE: Solinftec to Move Global HQ to Indiana
Brazil-based precision agriculture company Solinftec, which established its U.S. headquarters at the Purdue Research Park earlier this year, is now planning to move its global HQ from South America to West Lafayette. CEO Rodrigo lafelice dos Santos...