Citizens Energy announces 'brass ting' partnership
A unit of Indianapolis-based Citizens Energy Group has announced a plan to supply fuel to five liquefied natural gas fueling stations throughout the Midwest. The deal with Kinetrix Energy includes fuel for up to 1,000 United Parcel Service Inc. vehicles in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri. Citizens Chief Executive Officer Carey Lykins said the partnership is a result of when "good marketing meets an existing need."
Low earns BioCrossroads honor
The founder of West Lafayette-based Endocyte Inc. is this year's recipient of the August M. Watanabe Life Sciences Champion award from BioCrossroads. Phil Low, who serves as director of the Center for Drug Discovery at Purdue University, has been honored for developing breakthrough cancer treatments and starting four companies in Indiana.
CTSI receives grant renewal
A grant that established the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has been renewed. The partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame says it has received nearly $30 million to continue advancing health care discoveries and biomedical research.
French Lick Resort marks start of expansion
Officials have broken ground on a multimillion-dollar expansion at the French Lick Resort in southern Indiana. The project will include a new ballroom and will connect to the property's learning center and exhibition space.
Radio Station to Switch to Spanish
Continental Broadcast Group LLC is planning to launch its third Spanish language radio station in the Indianapolis market. "EXITOS 1590" is set to switch formats next month and will feature the area's only live and local morning show in Spanish.
Columbus charter school facing closure
A financial crunch could force a Columbus charter school to shut down at the end of the week. Our partners at The Republic report the International School of Columbus is facing a $250,000 deficit.
Rose-Hulman leader to speak in Japan
The president of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will speak this week at an event in Japan. James Conwell will be one of several international university administrators who will discuss collaboration during a symposium at Japan's University of Aizu.
Lilly announces new board member
The board of directors of Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. has elected Jack Tai as a new member. He spent 25 years as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc.
Research points to internship, co-op needs
A study designed to help guide work force initiatives in Northeast Indiana is calling for more internship opportunities. The research also points to a need for an increase in cooperative education experiences.
Thor wraps up bus deal
Elkhart-based Thor Industries Inc. says it has completed the sale of its bus business to Florida-based to Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc. The company says the $100 million deal allows it to "focus purely" on growing in the recreational vehicle sector.
DePauw announces McDermond Medal recipient
A central Indiana entrepreneur is this year's recipient of the McDermond Medal from DePauw University. LeadJen President Jenny Vance will be presented with the honor next month and deliver the Robert C. McDermond Lecture.
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