Tag: Higher Education

WHITE: Inaugural Online Conference at IUPUI unites IU faculty statewide

If Indiana University does not readily come to mind when it comes to online education, it probably will once you consider these facts: Today, more than 27,000 students take at least one IU course online. Within Indiana, only Ivy Tech Community College has more online students — and IU’s numbers are growing steadily. They have… Read more »

IBRC offers ‘gloomy’ outlook for U.S. economy in 2017, though Hoosiers are expected to do slightly better

It is said that economics is “the dismal science,” one often prone to gloomy projections in a world whose human inhabitants tend to consume more than they produce. Unfortunately, the annual economic forecast offered Thursday by the Kelley School of Business did little to dispel this dour notion, as scientists from the Indiana Business Research Center… Read more »

Kelley School of Business launches its annual Business Outlook Tour on Thursday in Indy and Bloomington

What awaits Indiana’s — and the nation’s — economy in 2017? Researchers at the Indiana Business Research Center will offer their best guess Thursday morning by kicking off their annual Business Outlook Tour at the Conrad Indianapolis Hotel at 50 W. Washington St., followed by a noon presentation at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington…. Read more »

NSF grant secured by IU Northwest supports promising STEM students

Students at IU Northwest who show promise in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines are now taking advantage of the university’s NSF-AIMS initiative, which seeks to increase the number of STEM graduates at IU Northwest by 10 percent over the next five years. Producing more STEM graduates is a key concern for Indiana’s economy, as… Read more »

McRobbie emphasizes internships, increased support for local and faculty-based startups during visit to IU South Bend campus

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie took to the rooftops of South Bend on Wednesday to spread a message he has carried throughout a statewide tour to IU campuses and their host cities throughout the past year. From the top of the city’s former Studebaker Corp. assembly building, which along with Union Station Technology Center… Read more »

Fall Job Fair is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at IU Southeast campus

Grenadiers who are on the hunt for jobs and internships will find fertile ground Thursday at the IU Southeast Fall Job Fair, set from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 13) in the Hoosier Room at University Center North. More than 45 employers will be represented at this free event. Students who attend are urged… Read more »

Center for Entrepreneurship at IU East celebrates its 10th anniversary

For 10 years now, the Center for Entrepreneurship at IU East in Richmond has helped a variety of students — regardless of major — in honing their business-building skills. From offering a six-course minor in entrepreneurship to participating in regional competitions to linking students with local businesses and economic development organizations, the center provides IU… Read more »