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Air power: Sullivan-Palatek engineering new solutions

Air power: Sullivan-Palatek engineering new solutions

MICHIGAN CITY | Workers at Sullivan-Palatek build air compressors that are used on construction sites, in oil rigs and at factories across the world.

July 03, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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"The Chinese would attack with thousands at night, screaming."

"The Chinese would attack with thousands at night, screaming."

Lithuanian emigrant Kestutis Sidabras was among the first U.S. draftees to serve in the Korean War. He served 21 months in the conflict with an engineering battalion.

June 01, 2014 8:00 pm
Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

BERLIN | It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kids present projects at science fair

Kids present projects at science fair

GARY | Louis Wolf is your typical 10-year-old, except he ponders questions such as the acidity level in the liquids we drink.

March 15, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Inaugural STEM Symposium coming to SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College will host its first STEM Symposium from 6 to 9 p.m. April 4 at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland. Students and educators of all levels are encouraged to attend this special event.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly to discuss women's role in STEM careers

TINLEY PARK | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., invites the public to a panel discussion about the critical role of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at DeVry University, 18624 W. Creek Drive.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly kicks off congressional Student App challenge

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has launched the inaugural congressional science, technology, engineering and math academic competition, the House Student App Challenge, for the 2nd Congressional District.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 OKs STEM program

GLENWOOD | The Brookwood School District 167 School Board on Tuesday approved funding for a project that will emphasize STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering and math.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

Careers in STEM presented Feb. 11 at H-F High School

FLOSSMOOR | Area students and parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School's Careers in STEM Night, where students can find out what it takes to launch a successful science, technology, engineering or mathematics career. The third annual event — presented by the school's G…

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
Valpo Lakes Area Conservancy District Engineering, Operations & Safety Committee

Valpo Lakes Area Conservancy District Engineering, Operations & Safety Committee

Valpo Lakes Area Conservancy District Engineering, Operations & Safety Committee meets Feb. 7.

January 30, 2014 3:06 pm

D.167 hopes to 'Lead the Way' with STEM project

GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 students may soon be using problem-based learning to do things like build robots and design homes.

January 14, 2014 6:45 pm

Seminar offers students peek at engineering career

HAMMOND │ About 200 students from the region learned about careers in the local steel industry during a high school engineering seminar Thursday at Purdue University Calumet.

November 06, 2013 2:27 pm
Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

HAMMOND | Manufacturers can pay factory workers pennies a day in Vietnam, China and other countries, and U.S. companies have often found it tough to compete with such rock-bottom labor costs.

October 17, 2013 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

CHICAGO | More than 3,000 students, including some from Northwest Indiana classrooms, mingled Friday with Museum of Science and Industry scholars and officials who offered insight into growing fields in science.

October 04, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Young Valpo entrepreneur develops eco-friendly skateboard motor

Young Valpo entrepreneur develops eco-friendly skateboard motor

VALPARAISO | Evan Merz was talking to a friend in the Electric Vehicle Club at Purdue University when the pair had an "aha moment" that turned them from students into entrepreneurs.

October 01, 2013 11:26 pm Video Photos

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Professor named to post promoting excellence in engineering

Professor named to post promoting excellence in engineering

Valparaiso University has named Mark Budnik to the Paul and Cleo Brandt Professorship, which promotes teaching excellence in the University's College of Engineering.

July 22, 2013 12:00 am

PUC, Ivy Tech form new agreement for engineering students

HAMMOND | Engineering students enrolled at Ivy Tech Community College will benefit from an articulation agreement between Ivy Tech and Purdue University Calumet that could allow them to earn a bachelor degree in engineering.

July 18, 2013 1:44 pm
Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

HAMMOND | Seventh- and eighth-grade students from Hammond Gavit Middle School recently visited Purdue University Calumet to explore engineering technology and engineering disciplines.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Robotics club introduces St. Mary's students to engineering

Robotics club introduces St. Mary's students to engineering

CROWN POINT |St. Mary Catholic Community School students got an introduction into engineering this spring as members of the Cybercatz robotics team.

June 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cedar Lake native and PU grad flying high as engineering exec

Cedar Lake native and PU grad flying high as engineering exec

A love of airplanes has propelled Cedar Lake native Mark Burgess to a successful career at Boeing, and recently earned him recognition from Purdue University.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
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