What are Sycamores doing to boost downtown Terre Haute?

A group of Terre Haute entrepreneurs — many of which are Indiana State grads — work together to enhance the downtown retail environment and to thrive collectively.

Take a walk in downtown Terre Haute, and you will find the street dotted with small businesses. Boutiques, coffee houses and craft stores are just a few of the shops customers can visit. The owners know many of their patrons by name — they know the shop…
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Does the American dream still exist?

Indiana State students cash in what one professor describes as a “lottery ticket” and use their college experience to discover their version of the American Dream.

BY Betsy Simon

What’s the future of electricity?

With emissions standards changing on coal-fired power plants, an Indiana State alumnus weighs in on what he envisions as our energy future.

BY Libby Roerig

How do Sycamores give thanks?

With the help of Indiana State’s Center for Community Engagement, we talked to six individuals who give thanks to the community through civic service and other acts of kindness.

BY Kristen Kilker

Is Peace Possible?

Diplomacy is an expensive, long-term effort of which it often takes generations to see the results. With peace at stake, is it possible for us all to get along?

BY Libby Roerig

What is mental illness?

Task force aims to raise awareness and destigmatize mental illness within the Indiana State community.

BY Betsy Simon

What’s in your water? Part 2

In this second installment of a two-part series, a three-time Indiana State alumnus volunteers to help provide clean drinking water in Kenya. In the first installment published in July, we examined how local officials and Indiana State researchers are studying the Wabash River and Riverscape efforts.

BY Betsy Simon