South Bend Developer Planning Riverfront Condos
A South Bend-based development group wants to build a pair of eight-story condominiums along the St. Joseph River in the city. Wharf Partners LLC says the luxury towers are expected to be complete next year.
USI, Crane Grow STEM Partnership
The University of Southern Indiana is expanding a partnership with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. The Southwest Indiana STEM Resource Center will now offer science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning tools to organizations in seven additional counties.
Grand Opening Set For Red Skelton Museum
A museum honoring an iconic Indiana-born comedian is putting the final touches on a grand opening event. Thursday’s celebration will include tours of the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy at Vincennes University, which features more than $4.5 million worth of memorabilia.
BBC Scotland to Film at Indiana Attraction
BBC Scotland plans to film for three days this month at Wolf Park in Tippecanoe County. The network will record experiments showing how wolves react to scent and visual cues from humans.
Forum Aims to Boost Girls’ STEM Opportunities
The Indiana Girls Collaborative Project is holding an event next month designed to raise interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. The forum will also feature information on $10,000 in mini-grants through the organization.
Old National Hires Michigan Region President
Evansville-based Old National Bancorp (NYSE: ONB) has named Phil Harbert president of its new Michigan region. He previously served as a region president for South Bend-based 1st Source Bank.
Notre Dame Announces Appointments
The University of Notre Dame has named Laura Carlson dean of the Graduate School. She had been serving as associate dean. The university has also appointed Hugh R. Page dean of the First Year of Studies program.
State Unemployment Rate Inches Higher
The Indiana unemployment rate for June hit 8.4 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in May. The state says 5,300 private sector jobs were created in June, with most of that growth in manufacturing. Indiana Department of Workforce Development Commissioner Scott Sanders says the sector had its largest one-month job increase in nearly a decade.