Around the industry: Student finds Bible from 1599 in college library

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  • Indiana: Purdue University has partnered with Indianapolis Public Schools to launch a STEM-centered charter school in downtown Indianapolis. The future Purdue Polytechnic High School, which will use problem- and project-based learning in its STEM instruction, is set to open next year (Ravipati, Campus Technology, 10/3). 
  • Kansas: Dodge City Community College is expanding its commercial helicopter pilot training program to California. The college currently has programs in Kansas, Arizona, and Utah. The course instruction is the same at all locations and there is no out-of-state tuition rate (Smith, Inside Higher Ed, 10/4).
  • Oregon: A Lewis & Clark College student who works as an archival assistant found a box with a number of Bibles, one of which was printed in 1599. "It's an exciting feeling" to have discovered the Bible, says Sam Bussan. According to Hannah Crummé, the head of the Special Collections department, there may be no other Bible like it in the Pacific Northwest (Pitawanich, KGW, 10/3). 

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