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The Great Bachelor’s Debate: Community College, University Leadership Divided

A new survey from Inside Higher Ed shows a divide along institutional lines over the question of whether two-year colleges should offer bachelor’s degrees. About half of the states currently enable those institutions to award the degrees. Perhaps unsurprisingly, community college and university presidents are deeply divided over the idea. Sixty-eight percent of presidents at public and private four-year [...]

2019-04-17T16:44:47-04:00April 18th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Indiana Moving Toward Improved Economic Tools

Venture capitalists' wallets are tightening, according to a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In the first quarter of 2019, venture capital (VC) funding fell 36% to $25 billion, with 4% fewer deals compared to the fourth quarter of 2018 – when $39 billion was invested in 1,328 deals. And while the 2018 dollars were impressive, the total number of [...]

2019-04-17T11:13:46-04:00April 17th, 2019|

Ice Miller: Partner Phil Genetos Inducted into the Academy of Law Alumni Fellows (Indianapolis)

Ice Miller LLP is proud to congratulate partner Philip Genetos on his induction into the Academy of Law Alumni Fellows at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The Academy of Law Alumni Fellows induction ceremony took place in Bloomington on Friday, April 12. Phil was inducted alongside Zaldwaynaka L. “Z” Scott, president of Chicago State University; John L. Walda, retired [...]

2019-04-17T09:54:40-04:00April 17th, 2019|

Purdue University’s Faculty Research on Display April 18

If you’ve wanted to know what some of the faculty at Purdue University have been researching in the recent past, you can get an up close and personal look – and talk with faculty about their research – during the annual Purdue University Research Center in Economics (PURCE) Economic Ideas Forum on April 18. Research topics include education, crime, [...]

2019-04-16T14:25:03-04:00April 16th, 2019|

Gibson: Elite Group Of Business Leaders Joins Board Of Advisors (South Bend)

Gibson announces the appointment of four members to its newly created Board of Advisors (BOA). Joining the Board are Mike Barton, Mike Cahill, Ron Kitchens, and Tiffany Sauder. “For years, Gibson had a vision of creating an advisory board that could mentor our team with innovative ideas and business expertise—well, we hit a homerun with this group!” said Tim [...]

2019-04-11T13:56:57-04:00April 11th, 2019|

Apex Benefits: Indiana Drug Czar Jim McClelland to Deliver Keynote at Opioids in the Workplace Educational Event May 1 (Indianapolis)

Apex Benefits, a benefits strategy and services provider, is hosting an educational event to help employers understand how to protect their organizations from the potential impact of employee opioid use. “Tackling Opioids in the Workplace” will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2019, from 7:30am to 10:00am at Meridian Hills Country Club, Indianapolis. The free event, presented by UnitedHealthcare in [...]

2019-04-11T13:47:27-04:00April 11th, 2019|

Take a Deep Breath

Do you ever forget to breathe? Not long enough to cause physical harm to yourself, but when you’re rushing around and in the middle of a stressful day (or month…or year), it can be easy to forget to slow down. I’m not going to tell you to start meditating or go find a yoga class (you can do those [...]

2019-04-10T09:56:40-04:00April 10th, 2019|

Young Adults Say College Worth the Cost

(via The Hechinger Report) With the cost of college steadily rising, and student debt continuing to overwhelm millions of borrowers, it would make sense if young adults questioned the value of a bachelor’s degree. But more than half of them still believe it’s worth the price tag. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, 59 percent believe four-year schools are worth the [...]

2019-03-19T11:45:48-04:00April 9th, 2019|

Podcast Audiences Continue to Grow

(via eMarketer) Over one-third of adults have listened to a podcast in the last month, according to the latest data from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Across 23 key markets in 2018, podcast penetration was 33.5%. This was particularly strong in Asia Pacific (42.0%), while North America registered at 30.5%. News and politics proved the most [...]

2019-03-19T11:29:21-04:00April 8th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Putting Some Sense Behind the Dollars

The 2018 Indiana Venture Report from Elevate Ventures offers an insightful overview of the venture capital landscape in our state. Bottom line: There is improvement in some areas, but still a great deal of work to do. That may be a similar conclusion to recent sentiments, but the Elevate team backs it up with some numbers and analysis. The closing [...]

2019-04-08T13:06:27-04:00April 3rd, 2019|