Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
The Indiana Higher Education Commission raised eyebrows and tempers when it adopted a policy in October that seemed to put restraints on academic freedom at regional campuses.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. | Indiana University educators say state lawmakers are trying to move higher education toward a "one-size-fits-all model" by requiring colleges to develop road maps to degree completion and create common curricula and standards to make general education classes transferable.
The University of Saint Francis (Fort Wayne) football team had its season come to an end Saturday in a 28-14 loss to the University of Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Football Championship Series.
Two longtime basketball rivals headline the Indiana Society of Chicago's 108th annual dinner next month -- where local student scholarship recipients from Valparaiso and Crown Point also will be honored.
SCHERERVILLE | Northwest Indiana's economy should continue down a path of slow growth next year, when the state's unemployment rate is project to shrink to 6.5 percent.
INDIANAPOLIS | Purdue University continues to have the second-most international students among U.S. public universities, and is closing the gap on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
I drove from Lake County into Porter County the other day.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two additional universities have joined Freedom Indiana in seeking to defeat a proposed amendment adding the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
Larry Crisler doesn't want the next step in his baseball career to be handed to him.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana University has joined the statewide coalition organized to defeat a pending constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is looking at alternatives for funding College Bound, including the sale of water to Chicago's south suburbs. That's good, because this program must continue.
Manufacturing has been rebounding in Indiana, and factory owners who had been skittish are again willing to spend toward the growth of their businesses, a new Indiana University report concludes.
Indiana's political values, moral compass and physical boundaries were shaped by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.
Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. | Evansville-area leaders have taken a major step forward in their efforts to expand medical education in southwestern Indiana with the signing of letters of intent to participate in a new interdisciplinary health science research and education campus.
When it comes to vitamins, can there be too much of a good thing?
There is a fine line between freedom of speech and hate speech.
Senator Dan Coats was a person who has this legendary status that certain government leaders from Indiana just seemed to acquire. The iconic people you hear about from the Hoosier state like Congressmen Dan Burton (30 years), Lee Hamilton (34 years), Senator Birch Bayh (18 years), Otis Bowen…
A new impressionist show opens at South Shore Arts Atrium Gallery and the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival both begin on Friday for long runs and ArcelorMittal employees clean up at Taltree on Saturday.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.
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