Business of Health: COVID Stops Here Campaign

There’s a new incentive for Indiana businesses to make sure their employees are vaccinated from COVID-19. Jennifer Pferrer explains how the COVID Stops Here campaign works, the Indiana Chamber’s role and how employers can get involved.... Read More

Indy Tech Startup Cashing in Big

One of Indianapolis’ groundbreaking tech startups is cashing in on its success. Max Yoder has perspective on the acquisition by California-based Seismic and what it means for the state’s tech movement. ... Read More

The AMP in 16 Tech Adding New Tenants

The AMP, an artisan marketplace and food hall located in the 16 Tech Innovation District in downtown Indianapolis, has added seven additional tenants including a taqueria, fusion cuisine concept and natural drink bar. We get details from Craig Baker.... Read More

Get to Know IU’s New President

Pamela Whitten took over as Indiana University’s 19th president in early July, becoming the first woman to lead the university. We’ll talk to her about what attracted her to the job and what her goals are for the university.... Read More

Inside Marian’s New School of Engineering

Marian University is expanding its commitment to educate the next generation of engineers with the creation of the E.S. Witchger School of Engineering. The university recently named nationally recognized researcher Dr. Binh Tran as dean and he’ll join us to share his vision for the new school.... Read More

Inside INnovation: Pure Green Farms

South Bend-based Pure Green Farms is one of the most high-tech, sustainable indoor farms in the country. This month, the company started shipping its first harvest of hydroponic lettuces to Kroger stores in the Midwest. Joe McGuire joins us with more on this innovative approach to farming and why it’s a win-win for the environment […]... Read More

Special All-Women Edition: Cummins President Talks Women’s Leadership

Jennifer Rumsey is making history in her hometown of Columbus at the company where she started as an intern. She is the first women to serve as president and chief operating officer at Cummins Inc. We get Jennifer’s take on women executives operating in what has traditionally been male-dominated space, how she broke the glass […]... Read More

Unified Coaches Association of Indiana Kicks Off

Participating in sports can produce life lessons that last a lifetime. That’s especially true when it comes to Unified Sports, which places high school students with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team to train and compete. Indiana is supporting people who coach these athletes by creating the Unified Coaches Association of Indiana, believed to […]... Read More

EmployIndy and Ascend Indiana Launch Modern Apprenticeship

High school students have a new opportunity to prepare for the workforce thanks to a new apprenticeship model launched by EmployIndy and Ascend Indiana. The organizations have started the Modern Apprenticeship, a paid work-based learning experience that helps students earn a high school diploma, college credits and professional work experience. We get details from Indianapolis […]... Read More

Gary Shows Signs of Growth

After decades of economic decline, Gary, Indiana is beginning to experience signs of growth. Smartphone manufacturer Akyumen Industries is moving its California-based headquarters to the city, which will bring more than 2,000 jobs to the area. The new $300M Hard Rock Casino remains on schedule to open later in the year. Gary Mayor Jerome Prince […]... Read More

Package Right Keeps up with Demand During Pandemic

With Americans across the country stuck at home under stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 back in the spring, demand for jigsaw puzzles started surging. Puzzle makers couldn’t keep up. Mary-Rachel Redman visited Package Right in Tipton to see how the puzzle and game company kept up with demand.... Read More

Around INdiana: Purposeful Design

For people struggling with homelessness, addiction and poverty finding meaningful work can be a huge barrier to getting their lives in order and back on a productive track. Enter Indianapolis-based Purposeful Design, a nonprofit that hires and trains Hoosiers to make hand-crafted custom furniture. Inside INdiana Business Reporter Mary-Rachel Redman has the story in this week’s Around INdiana.... Read More

Upskilling Indiana Inmates

Each year, more than 20,000 ex-offenders are released from Indiana prisons. Their prospects for finding a job are slim which is one of the main reasons more than a third of them return to life behind bars. DeMotte-based Gold Standard Truss is helping reverse the dynamic. The building materials company is planning on operating a […]... Read More

Jet Linx Soars During Turbulent Times

Jet Linx Indianapolis opened in 2008 and is the largest charter operator in Indiana. Out of 19 Jet Linx locations around the U.S., Indy is the 2nd busiest behind Dallas. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit business was down 80-90% over last year in April and May. Base Partner & President Brad Frawley explains how […]... Read More

GEO Next Generation High School’s Innovative Model

GEO Next Generation High School is a public charter school that is preparing students for college by placing them in college classes while they are still in high school. The bonus? It comes at no cost to the students. We get details on this innovative education model from GEO Foundation Founder and President Kevin Teasley […]... Read More

Endangered Indiana: Church of the Holy Cross

For nearly a century, The Church of the Holy Cross has served as an anchor for the historic Holy Cross neighborhood on the near-east side of Indianapolis. But over the years, the number of parishioners dwindled, the building fell into disrepair and eventually closed in 2015 after its arched portico collapsed. Around INdiana Reporter Mary-Rachel […]... Read More