The chancellor of WGU Indiana says she was not expecting the online-based institution to grow at the pace it has during its first three years. More than 300 students have earned degrees from the school this year and total enrollment has grown to around 3,000. In a Studio(i) interview, Allison Barber tells Gerry Dick health, business and technology sectors are driving demand need for post-secondary degrees.
Lilly Drug Clears Hurdle in Europe
A drug developed by Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) and its Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. unit has received a positive recommendation from a European committee. Amyvid, which is designed to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease, now goes before the European Commission for final approval.
City Among Toughest Places to Find a Job
An online career company has placed an Indiana community on its list of the 20 worst cities to find a job. Lafayette is seventh on the CareeerBliss.com list, which is based on factors including the "overall happiness" of workers.
Indiana Pizzeria on 'Life-Changing' List
A northern Indiana pizza restaurant is near the top of a national list of "life-changing pizzerias." Goshen-based Venturi is featured in Esquire magazine's rankings.
Economic Development Foundation Appoints New Leader
The Logansport Cass County Economic Development Foundation has named a new president. Connie Neininger is moving into the position after serving in a similar post in White County. She replaces Nolan "Skip" Kuker who has taken an economic development job in Hancock County.
Dow AgroSciences Discovery Gets OK in Canada
Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences LLC has cleared a regulatory hurdle for a weed control product. The company says authorities in Canada have approved a herbicide-tolerant corn and soybean trait.
Children's Museum to Host Networking Event
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis will host a Contracting Opportunity Event next week for minority, women and veteran-owned businesses. Organizers say more than 30 institutions looking to connect with local vendors will participate in the Monday event.
Indy Partnership Appoints Board Members
Central Indiana's regional economic development group has appointed a new board of directors. Duke Energy Indiana President Doug Esamann will serve as the Indy Partnership's chairman of the board.
Marian University Celebration to Mark Anniversary
Marian University is holding a 75th anniversary gala this evening in Indianapolis. Organizers expect more than 2,000 to attend the event, which will include the announcement of the results of a five-year capital campaign.
Rose-Hulman Honoring Japanese Partnership
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is marking a 20-year partnership with a Japanese university. Officials from Kanazawa Institute of Technology will visit the Terre Haute campus this weekend and attend the dedication of a cherry tree grove.
Leading Index Moves Higher
The Leading Index for Indiana has increased for October. The Indiana Business Research Center says home builder's sentiments and an increase among purchasing manager activity helped push the index higher.
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