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.

An Indiana State University alumnus hopes for a balanced approach to deal with increasing demand on the country’s electrical grid and managing energy costs. Rob Hochstetler, who earned an MBA in 1993, recently left his home state and a job with Hoosi…
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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

What’s in your water? Part 1

In this first installment of a two-part series, we examine how local officials and Indiana State researchers are studying the Wabash River and Riverscape efforts. The next installment in August will look at an Indiana State alumnus’ efforts to clean up contaminated drinking water in Kenya.

BY Dave Taylor

Why do students volunteer?

The 2013 Washington Monthly College Guide places Indiana State at the top of its list of 281 national universities in the category of community service participation and hours worked by students, faculty and staff. Students answer the question, “Why do you volunteer?”

BY Emily Sturgess