Lugar remembers IUPUI's early days Note: Inside IUPUI contacted former Indianapolis Mayor and Indiana Senator Richard Lugar to see if he would share his recollections of the founding of IUPUI. In his words below are his memories about the event.
Early Childhood Education Gets a Push in the Right Direction
Great news: It seems like 2017 will be the year that everyone finally jumps on the train to expand the pre-K pilot program in Indiana. In just the past two weeks, we have had two major announcements from Governor Mike Pence and Superintendent Glenda Ritz on different proposals to expand the pre-K pilot program.
Emily Atkinson - Making an IMPACT
Emily Atkinson is a senior at IUPUI, graduating this May. She plans to continue her education and earn a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology.
How Colleges Rely on Helicopter Parents
Many public universities now rely heavily on parents—particularly those with money, time, and connections—to meet their basic needs.
Teacher Legislation Plus ISTEP Panel Update
Indiana educators are among the best and the brightest, and have the utmost important job of teaching our future Hoosier workforce. Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week across the United States. The Indiana Chamber was proud to support many pieces of legislation to help raise up the teaching profession.
High School Partnership Helped Me Find My Career Path
There I was, a high school junior, working alongside employees at Batesville Tool & Die, operating machines, designing and actually making useful items. The experience changed everything for me...
'Fragmented' School Districts: A Complicated and Controversial Issue
In much of the country, school districts survive even when they have few students. In an era of budget cutbacks, these districts are prime targets for consolidation.
Only 8% of Students Complete College- and Career-Ready Curriculum
Weak guidance from adults fuels course-taking patterns that don't set students up for success in college or in work, the report from Education Trust says.
Ashley Shuler: Making an IMPACT
Ashley Shuler is a sophomore at Franklin College. She completed an internship with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis last summer.
Do students benefit from obtaining vocational certificates from community colleges?
Certificates awarded by community colleges must be thoughtfully designed if they are to have any hope of improving students’ labor market outcomes or their access to further education, argues Adela Soliz.
Study: More Students on Pace to Graduate on Time
A report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education says more Hoosier college students with financial need are staying on track to graduate on time. The number of 21st Century Scholar student...