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Indiana Wesleyan University awards Aldersgate Prize

Dr. Christina Bieber Lake, the Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College, is the recipient of the 2014 Aldersgate Prize for her book, Prophets of the Posthuman: American Literature, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood. Moti...

Ball State University to conduct study in East Chicago

Ball State University is focusing a study on the northwestern Indiana city of East Chicago, concentrating on the Grand Calumet River and a portion of the Indiana Harbor Canal south of East Chicago Avenue. The team looked at the opportunities to ...

Obama visits Hoosier State, talks economy

President Barack Obama's recent visit to southwestern Indiana included a stop at a minority-owned steel processing company to discuss steps his administration has taken to help restore the economy. Obama visited Millennium Steel Service LLC near ...

Internet Entrepreneurship 101 for African Americans: Practical Methodologies for Achieving In Internet Business

Do African Americans need a book targeted specifically to help them break into and reap the benefits of the Internet economy? Figures released in May by Google show only 1 percent of their employees are Black in comparison to the overall population, ...

Christian Indiana companies may benefit from Hobby Lobby’s outcome

The U.S. Supreme Court in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby left the decision whether to provide coverage for certain types of birth control to the employer, having an immediate effect on that Oklahoma-based company. However, some Indiana employers also had a ...

Obama order protects rights of federally contracted LGBT employees

A recent study conducted by the Equal Rights Center and Freedom to Work concluded job applicants who so much as hint they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender on their resumes reduce their chances of being called for an interview by as much as ...

I.U. embarks on business education partnership with African university

The Indiana University Kelley School of Business has established a 10-week Foundations of Social Commerce program to deliver basic business knowledge to the people of Kenya through its partnership with Moi University in Eldoret. The inaugural ...

Graves taps personal experiences to design buildings, products that heal

Internationally renowned Indiana-born architect Michael Graves, 80, designer of the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, the St. Vincent Health building in Carmel and Fort Wayne’s Snyderman House, has turned his attention to universal design. ...

Apple executive from Indiana assumes title ‘Dame of the British Empire’

New Palestine native Angela Ahrendts, 54, senior vice president of retail and online stores for Apple, has been awarded Dame Commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, the equivalent of knighthood for women. Though Queen Elizabeth ...