Indiana University http://wkyufm.org en Evansville Expects Major Boost From Downtown Medical Center http://wkyufm.org/post/evansville-expects-major-boost-downtown-medical-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Less than a month ago, Evansville was on the receiving end of good news from Indiana University. A site in downtown Evansville was chosen from among four proposed locations for a $69.5 million dollar medical education and research center.</span></p><p><br />On Tuesday, the president of IU, Dr. Michael McRobbie was in town to check out the site. But first, he spoke for a half-hour at the Evansville Rotary Club. Rotary officials said it was the largest crowd they’ve ever had.<br /><br />After lunch, McRobbie and Evansville mayor Lloyd Winnecke boarded a trolley for a driving tour of the new site – encompassing 170-thousand square feet bordered by Southeast 4<sup>th</sup> and 6<sup>th</sup> streets, Cherry and Locust streets.<br /><br />When they got off the trolley, it was pointed out that both Winnecke and McRobbie were wearing strikingly similar blue, pinstriped suits.<br /><br />The two men weren’t only in sync with their wardrobes, but also with their feelings about the impact the new medical center will have on downtown Evansville.<br /> Wed, 07 May 2014 02:15:52 +0000 Emil Moffatt 47667 at http://wkyufm.org Evansville Expects Major Boost From Downtown Medical Center Indiana Study Links Academic Majors with Levels of Joblessness http://wkyufm.org/post/indiana-study-links-academic-majors-levels-joblessness <p>An Indiana University study has found that what people studied in college had a direct effect on their chances of employment during the recession. People with degrees in health, education and biology/life sciences had the best chance of getting and holding a job in 2009 and 2010, according to the recent study by the Indiana Business Research Center at IU’s Kelley School of Business. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:09:46 +0000 Associated Press 18573 at http://wkyufm.org