• Vice President Mike Pence applauds global tech firm Infosys’s plans to create thousands of jobs in Indiana. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

    Tech Firm Announces Expanded Indiana Jobs Plans

    Global tech firm Infosys announced Thursday it will create more Hoosier jobs than originally planned – now 3,000 in total at its North American training center, based in Indianapolis. Vice
  • Board Approves New Certificate Programs

    The Vincennes University Board has voted to establish four new certificates at the university. Beginning this fall, enrolled students will have the option of earning new certifications during their time
  • VU Seeing Boost in StartVU Numbers

    Changes in Vincennes University’s StartVU days were highlighted during Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Director of Admissions Heidi Whitehead told the Board that more students have registered for StartVU days
  • Deputies Arrest Driver Following High Speed Chase

    The Knox County Sheriff’s Department arrested 46-year-old Kevin Staley last night after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a police vehicle. After a brief foot chase in which Staley
  • Coroner Identifies Worker Who Died on IU Campus

    A construction accident at the Indiana University Bloomington campus has left one worker dead, according to an IU spokesperson. The accident happened inside Swain Hall on Third Street at about
  • Commission Recommends Reforms for CBB

    An independent commission says sweeping changes are necessary for college basketball to survive. The NCAA’s Commission on College Basketball released nearly 60 pages of recommended reforms Wednesday. The NCAA established the commission
  • IU Prepares For Phase 2 Of Challenges Initiative

    Indiana University leaders are preparing for the second phase of the university’s effort to tackle the state’s addiction crisis. President Michael McRobbie announced in October IU would partner with the state and
  • Wrapping up the Wednesday forum, national and local leaders spoke at a policy roundtable about how to put theories into policy. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)

    Panel Analyzes Challenges For Micropolitan Areas

    Most people are familiar with metropolitan areas such as those around Indianapolis, Chicago or New York. But the Indiana University Public Policy hosted a conference at IUPUI focused on the economic
  • Attorney General Curtis Hill talks with Perry Meridian School Leaders and students attending an event at the school.  (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)

    Drug Program Aims to Prevent Teen Misuse

    Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill recommends more schools adopt a new drug abuse prevention program. Perry Meridian High School recently launched the program. Junior Sarah Burton says she valued the
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    Nearly A Dozen School Measures Up For Consideration

    The first wave of 2018 school funding referenda are up for consideration in about two weeks. That means voters in several counties will have the power to approve or deny
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