Fort Wayne restaurant listed among best for a date

Online dining reservation website OpenTable has released its list of the 100 Best Restaurants for a Date in America, and one Indiana restaurant is included. The list was generated from over 13.6 million verified diner reviews collected between June 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022.... Read More

Butler launches teacher education program

Butler University is introducing a new program designed to address the state's teacher shortage. Butler says its Teacher-Led, Teacher Education program will offer training and support to new teachers, as well as alternatively credentialed teachers, emergency-permitted teachers, and long-term substitute teachers.... Read More

Superfood company lands IU Ventures investment

IU Ventures has awarded a $170,000 grant to Lil Bucks, a Chicago-based superfood company founded by an Indiana University alumna. The company, which makes a variety of sprouted buckwheat products, has grown from a side project for Emily Griffith to having its products sold at major retailers such as Kroger and Whole Foods.... Read More

Eiteljorg Museum CEO to retire in 2023

The president and chief executive officer of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis has detailed his plans to retire, the museum announced Thursday. John Vanausdall, who has led the museum for nearly 26 years, will step down June 30, 2023.... Read More

Wabash planning $20M expansion

Lafayette-based Wabash (NYSE: WNC) on Thursday announced plans for a $20 million expansion at its 53-acre facility in Minnesota. Wabash says the additional manufacturing capacity will allow it to expand its EcoNex Technology to address customer demand and equipment challenges among refrigerated carriers.... Read More

Inotiv swings to loss

West Lafayette-based Inotiv Inc. (Nasdaq: NOTV) is reporting a fiscal third quarter net loss of $3.6 million, compared to net income of $2.6 million during the same period last year. Chief Executive Officer Robert Leasure says the company continued to expand its services, including genetic toxicology and protein/peptide bioanalysis.... Read More

Indy recycling company expanding

Indianapolis-based Vertice Industries LLC announced Wednesday plans to expand its central Indiana operations. The recycling company says it will add 25,000 square feet to its Indianapolis plant with the goal of adding 50 to 100 jobs.... Read More

Joink to acquire Computer Techniques in Illinois

Terre Haute-based technology services company Joink LLC has entered into an agreement to acquire Illinois-based Computer Techniques Inc. Joink says the acquisition will provide additional management and capital resources to support its current operations and workforce, as well as increase the speed of its fiber-to-the-home deployment in central Illinois.... Read More

IU researchers awarded NSF grants for cybersecurity projects

Researchers from Indiana University are working on two new cybersecurity projects they say will ensure trustworthy cloud computing, as well as increase computing privacy for marginalized and vulnerable populations. The projects were recently awarded multi-million-dollar grants by the National Science Foundation as part of its Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program.... Read More

West Fork Whiskey set to open agritourism facility in Westfield

Indianapolis-based West Fork Whiskey Co. will next week mark the grand opening of its $10 million agritourism facility in Westfield. The 30,000-square-foot facility includes expanded distillery operations for the seven-year-old company, as well as a restaurant, cocktail lounge, event center and retail space. ... Read More