‘World’s whitest paint’ wins big at SXSW

A product developed by researchers at Purdue University that was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's whitest paint has earned two major awards, including one at South by Southwest. The paint reflects 98.1% of solar heat away from its surface.... Read More

Trine Innovation Challenge winners announced

Trine University has announced the winners of its annual Innovation Challenge competition that showcases what some Indiana high school students are able to develop to solve real-world problems in business and technology. Winners include a tool kit to help kids learn about STEM fields, and a podcast addressing the stigma of mental health.... Read More

IU to expand K-12 computing, STEM opportunities

Indiana University is working to bring computing curriculum, co-curricular activities and additional teacher training into more Indianapolis schools thanks to a $2.6 million grant from the Indiana Department of Education. IU says its Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at IUPUI will use the Explore, Engage and Experience grant to expand the Informatics Diversity-Enhanced Workforce curriculum, known as iDEW, into middle and elementary schools.... Read More

Rose-Hulman major to race in Daytona, prepare for final exams

When Mandy Chick isn’t racing from class to class at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the mechanical engineering major has stockcar racing on her mind, especially this weekend. The full-time student will be driving at the famed Daytona International Speedway, competing in the ARCA Menards Series.... Read More

TechPoint unveils 2023 Mira Award nominees

Indianapolis-based TechPoint on Tuesday unveiled the nominees for its 24th annual Mira Awards, honoring the "Best in Tech" in Indiana. The 78 nominees were chosen from a record number of entries and represent almost all regions of the state.... Read More

Rose-Hulman to expand AskRose services

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has received a $3.5 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. that will allow the school to expand offerings of its AskRose Homework Help program. RHIT says the funding will allow it to add more resources to help middle and high school students, including historically underserved students, with their math and science homework.... Read More

Department of Education awards STEM Grants

The Indiana Department of Education is awarding nearly $2.2 million in STEM Integration Grant funds to 48 school districts and charter schools throughout the Hoosier State. The grant will help schools integrate STEM opportunities within the classroom, improving access and support for students.... Read More