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October 22, 2013

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Tests focus on cancer technology

Testing is underway on Purdue University-developed technology that could improve how surgeons see cancer tissue. OnTarget Laboratories LLC is partnering with academia to further study the concept developed by Chemistry Professor Phillip Low. It involves lighting up tumors with fluorescent dyes.

DePauw announces 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. Previous medal recipients include Angie’s List Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGI) Founder Angie Hicks and Jeff Smulyan of Emmis Broadcasting Corp. (Nasdaq: EMMS).

Research points to co-op needs

A study designed to help guide work force initiatives in northeast Indiana is calling for more internship opportunities. The Indiana State Senate requested the research, which also points to a need for an increase in cooperative education experiences. Lawmakers plan to use the findings to help with education program decisions.

Kokomo leaders plan China trip

A delegation from the city of Kokomo is set to travel to China next week for a commerce mission. The visit to Dongyang, Kokomo’s sister city, will be led by Mayor Greg Goodnight and include leaders from the area’s education, economic development and the business communities.

LaGrange County starts loan fund

A new economic and business development fund has been launched in northeast Indiana. The $1.5 million LaGrange County Revolving Loan Fund is a partnership among the area’s economic development corporation, county commissioners and county council.

Trine extends President’s deal

The Trine University Board of Trustees has agreed to add two years to the contract of President Earl Brooks. He has been with the Angola-based school since 2000. The new deal goes through 2021.

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