Tag: Public Policy

NY Times: Indianapolis emerging as a technology hub; IU among state universities supplying tech talent

A recent New York Times article offered the nation, in fact the world, an overview of something that Hoosiers have known for several years now — that Indianapolis is more than a manufacturing center and is taking its place as a technology center. Just a few examples cited in the story included: The expansion of… Read more »

At IU Kokomo, it’s never too soon to seek potential innovators, students

When it comes to innovation, inspiration, knowledge and the drive to make our world a better place, it all begins in kindergarten. It’s where youngsters gain their first exposure to the wider world beyond their day-to-day existence. It’s where they begin to dream of what their future lives may be like — but not necessarily… Read more »

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence proposes a $1 billion plan to enhance innovation, entrepreneurship

Investment to boost innovation and entrepreneurship not only is a strategic priority of Indiana University and its Innovate Indiana initiative. It is a priority for Indiana itself. Such was evidenced Thursday when Indiana Gov. Mike Pence annnounced a $1 billion plan to enhance innovation and entrepreneurship statewide over the next decade. The plan was unveiled… Read more »

Army veteran pursuing MBA at IU Kokomo is the youngest economic developer in Indiana

  At 28 years old, Nathan Kring is doing what nobody else in Indiana at his age is doing — leading a local economic development organization. At the same time, he is completing a master of business administration (MBA) degree at IU Kokomo after a four-year stint as an interpreter with the U.S. Army’s 10th… Read more »