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Governor Mitch Daniels rumoured to be next Purdue University president

by Brandon Smith

June 19, 2012

A source close to the Governor confirms Mitch Daniels will be the next president of Purdue University.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Will more transparency in student loans make a difference in Indiana?

by Jingxia Wei

June 18, 2012

In May, the US Senate introduced a bill with much fanfare that is supposed to prevent students from financially overextending themselves to go to college.  If passed, it would improve transparency about the cost of a college education.  But the bill still has a long way to go before even a vote in Congress.  And... More »

Richmond homicide spike

by Jingxia Wei

June 4, 2012

The year 2012 is not yet half over and the town of Richmond, Indiana has already seen its sixth homicide.  IPR’s Jingxia Wei explores the spike in violence in this usually calm town. More »

Ball State economists predicts US economic downturn

by Stephanie Wiechmann

June 1, 2012

A Ball State economist is predicting another US economic downturn.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

Official primary voter turnout numbers released

by IPR News

June 1, 2012

Numbers released Friday by the Indiana Secretary of State’s office confirm what was widely expected — voter turnout for Indiana’s 2012 primary fell dramatically from the historic highs of the 2008 primary.  Despite a hotly-contested Republican Senate race, only about 22 percent of registered voters went to the polls in May.  That’s down from 40... More »

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