Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow drops 170

The sell-off comes after a Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the new virus from China.

Indiana Sports Corp awards equipment and programming grants

Indiana Sports Corp has named the winners of its annual Inspiring Sports Grant as well as its semi-annual Inspiring Sports Equipment Grants. The funding will support Indiana organizations that provide programming for youth.

Indy’s Superior Ice acquired by Canadian company

Canada-based producer and distributor of packaged ice products Arctic Glacier has acquired Superior Ice Company Inc. in Indianapolis. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Study: Indiana sees disconnect between business and talent

Indiana businesses could be missing out on opportunities to leverage their investments, recruit and retain talent and boost the state’s economy. A newly-released report from Indianapolis-based BioCrossroads has found a disconnect between Hoosier industries and academic institutions. The study says industries may not understand the capabilities in-state graduates posses, and that those graduates seek jobs out of state because they don’t understand the need companies in Indiana have for AI and data analysis.

CFP host committee preps for 2022

Members of the host committee for the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship Game Indianapolis recently traveled to New Orleans to check out this year's game.

Purdue Fort Wayne offering new science concentrations

Purdue University Fort Wayne students will soon be able to enroll in classes concentrating on Astronomy and Astrophysics. Current students expressed interest in the concentrations, which will be integrated into a four-year program with physics courses.

Two Hoosier banks ranked among Forbes ‘Best Banks’

Two Indiana-based banks are being recognized as being among the top publicly traded banks in the U.S, including a top five listing for Muncie-based First Merchants Bank.

A new cardboard plant in Lebanon focuses on sustainability

A $100 million box manufacturing plant in Lebanon, capable of producing 17 million square feet of corrugated cardboard a day, is now open with a goal to eventually hire 170 Hoosiers.