Ribbon Cut on $6M Hibberd Building

Published Saturday, December 8, 2018
On Friday, December 7, the official ribbon was cut on The Hibberd, the $6 million restoration of the historic 1926 printing business into apartments and retail in downtown South Bend, 321 S. Main Street, across from the St. Joseph County Public Library. The restoration took 2-1/2 years with design by Epoch Architecture & Planning. The architecture firm more»

ND Forms Strategic Alliance with IN Biosciences Research Institute

Published Thursday, December 6, 2018
INside Indiana Business reports that the University of Notre Dame has signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis. The IBRI says the agreement will enable both parties to "work together on research covering significant health issues in Indiana and around the world." The partnership will allow more»

ND Unveils Largest Mach 6 Quiet Hypersonic Test Facility in U.S.

Published Friday, November 30, 2018
The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel. Funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the AFOSR-Notre Dame Large Mach 6 Quiet Tunnel has a nozzle diameter 2.5 times larger than current quiet hypersonic wind tunnels in the U.S. The $5.4 million more»

Downtown South Bend Library to be Renovated

Published Tuesday, November 27, 2018
On November 26, South Bend's Common Council took two actions enabling the St. Joseph County Public Library to move forward with an ambitious Main Library renovation and expansion projected to cost $36 to $38 million. The council voted unanimously to approve a three-way agreement with the library and Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, committing the more»

Indiana Touts Workforce Numbers

Published Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Following last month's unemployment report, Indiana is touting its attractiveness for businesses. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state outperformed much of the nation in key areas of employment and job growth. The state's unemployment rate in October stayed steady at 3.5 percent, which ranks ninth in the nation. The DWD says more»

ND, Tesla Partner on Design Studio Course

Published Tuesday, November 20, 2018
According to Inside INdiana Business, the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture has announced a collaboration with California-based Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) to create a design studio course focusing on the company's growing Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. The university says one of the goals is to explore how to move people and materials through the more»

Winners Announced in South Bend Code School Pitch Competition

Published Friday, November 16, 2018
Two 15-year-olds were crowned winners of a business idea event at South Bend Code School. Hello World: A Pitch Competition from "Nowhere, USA" featured five teams presenting concepts to a panel of judges that included San Francisco-based venture capitalist Cyan Banister. David Harrison and Matthew Williams, both from South Bend, took home the $2,500 top more»

Bill Nye, Kevin Kelly Among IDEA Week 2019 Keynotes

Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018
South Bend, Ind. - Emmy Award-winning speaker Bill Nye the Science Guy and Wired magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly were announced as the first round of keynote speakers for IDEA Week 2019, an annual event that celebrates innovation, entrepreneurs and the incubation of new ideas in the South Bend-Elkhart region. Event organizers also announced plans to more»