Proposed Charter School Sues Carmel Schools

The organizers behind a proposed charter school linked to a conservative private college have filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County Superior Court against Carmel Clay Schools to settle a dispute over who can use a shuttered school building.... Read More

CenterPoint Energy to Install Smart Meters

Texas-based CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNP) is planning to further modernize its natural gas distribution system. The utility, which has a major presence in Indiana, has contracted with Washington-based Itron Inc. (Nasdaq: ITRI) to install three million natural gas ultrasonic smart meters.... Read More

Recovery Works Martinsville Now Open

New Jersey-based Pinnacle Treatment Centers is celebrating the opening of its new Martinsville treatment and recovery campus. Pinnacle, which provides substance abuse treatment and recovery services, says the first phase of Recovery Works Martinsville is complete and the center is now admitting patients.... Read More

Bridge Builder Award Winner Unveiled

The Indianapolis-based TechPoint Foundation for Youth has named the Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce program the recipient of this year's Bridge Builder Award. The program, housed at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, will receive the award next week during the TechPoint Mira Awards.... Read More

Pendleton Plans New Aquatics Center

The town of Pendleton is looking to build a $25 million aquatics center. Our partners at The Herald Bulletin report the town is seeking proposals for the design, financing and construction of the facility, which will be used by two school systems as well as residents.... Read More

IU Health Growing Fishers Footprint

Indiana University Health is detailing plans for a major expansion in Fishers. The health system says it is investing $287 million to grow the IU Health Saxony Hospital campus, which will be renamed IU Health Fishers, by nearly 50% and double the hospital's workforce.... Read More

Chamber Launches ‘Best Places to Work in Manufacturing’

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is launching a program to celebrate manufacturers who are treating their employees well. Chamber President Kevin Brinegar says making the Indiana's Best Places to Work in Manufacturing list could improve morale and retention among manufacturers, as well as enhance recruitment efforts.... Read More

USI Establishes Pharmacy Degree Pathway with Sullivan

The University of Southern Indiana and the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Services in Louisville have approved a Doctor of Pharmacy pathway agreement. USI says the agreement allows undergraduate students at USI who have completed three years of all prerequisite courses into the Sullivan's PharmD program.... Read More

Union Street Market Adds Local Grocers

Five new merchants have been announced for the Union Street Market food hall at the Electric Works mixed-use innovation district in downtown Fort Wayne. Union Street Market says the additions, which include local grocery retailers, bring the total number of merchants to 19 of 25 available spaces.... Read More

Hoosier Companies Among ‘Most Trustworthy’

Nine Indiana-based companies are included in Newsweek's annual ranking of "America's Most Trustworthy Companies." The publication says 400 companies are ranked across nearly two dozen industries based on a survey of 50,000 U.S. residents.... Read More

Mixed-Use Project Planned for Tipton County

Officials in Tipton County are considering a plan for a multi-million-dollar mixed-use development along U.S. 31. The Kokomo Tribune reports the project would include at least one hotel, light industrial space and a travel plaza, among other features.... Read More

IU Receives $1.2M to Develop Vaccine

Indiana University has received a $1.2 million grant from venture capital firm GIVAX Inc. to further develop a new technology for a combination oral rotavirus-norovirus vaccine. The technology, which was developed by IU biology professor John Patton and graduate student Asha Philip, is designed to alter the current rotavirus vaccine for infants to also protect against norovirus.... Read More

Purdue University Northwest Adds Degree

Purdue University Northwest will add a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity degree following approval from the Purdue University Board of Trustees. PNW plans to welcome new students and transition current students into the program beginning this fall, pending approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.... Read More

MBX Biosciences Names CFO

Carmel-based biopharmaceutical company MBX Biosciences Inc. has named Richard Bartram chief financial officer. Bartram most recently served as CFO of Michigan-based Esperion Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: ESPR).... Read More