IT firm opens Bloomfield office

A Virginia-based IT company has set up shop in Greene County. Halvik Corp. says its new office in downtown Bloomfield will serve as a central meeting space and training area for nearly 70 employees serving Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division.... Read More

Holcomb: ‘We have made progress’

A trade delegation led by Governor Eric Holcomb and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers is in South Korea now as it continues a push for more investment and jobs from Asian companies in the semiconductor and electric vehicle battery industries. ... Read More

AskRose Homework Help program ready to help

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is once again be offering its free tutoring service to help students struggling with math and science homework. For more than 30 years, the AskRose Homework Help program has helped middle and high school students with challenging subjects, such as calculus, chemistry and physics.... Read More

Purdue Fort Wayne earns top marks

Purdue University Fort Wayne has been recognized as one of the best universities in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality in preparing future elementary educators to teach math.... Read More

Purdue professor to study images from new space telescope

An assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue University says the images released this week from the the James Webb Space Telescope represent a new era in space exploration. Danny Milisavljevic, is leading a team of dozens who will study images produced by the JWST, including the supernova Cassiopeia A.... Read More

Youth motorsports program seeing continued success

An Indianapolis-based nonprofit that uses motorsports as a teaching tool for STEM concepts is continuing to grow. NXG Youth Motorsports, which launched in 2006, uses go-karting to give young people in underrepresented communities an opportunity to learn not only STEM applications, but also life skills and potential careers in motorsports. ... Read More

Semiconductor chip design center planned for West Lafayette

A Taiwan-based chipmaker is partnering with Purdue University to establish a new chip design center on the West Lafayette campus. MediaTek says the center, which is expected to create up to 30 jobs, represents its first partnership with an American university, as well as a new growth model for the company.... Read More

Satellite manufacturer to cut ribbon on Upland office

A small satellite manufacturer in Grant County and its affiliated nonprofit will Thursday mark two milestones. NearSpace Launch Inc. and NearSpace Education will cut the ribbon on its new location in downtown Upland and celebrate sending more than 100 of its satellites into orbit.... Read More

IU researchers awarded NSF grant for fluorescent materials discovery

The National Science Foundation has awarded a trio of researchers at Indiana University Bloomington $1.8 million to advance research on a unique invention. The researchers discovered the world's brightest-known fluorescent solid materials, which the university says could be used to advance technologies such as solar panels, solid state lasers, and medical imaging devices.... Read More