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JOHN DAVIES: Looking for next generation of pioneers

JOHN DAVIES: Looking for next generation of pioneers

As automakers look at systems that can robotically pilot a car, and Chicago launches digital manufacturing, it may seem silly to ask where the next generation of pioneers will come from.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Who will join the Wall of Legends?

HAMMOND | Do you know any legends who changed the world and will be remembered by posterity?

August 11, 2014 2:33 pm
JOHN DAVIES: Center getting to ‘right’ in nursing care

JOHN DAVIES: Center getting to ‘right’ in nursing care

No, this is not about politics! It’s about doing the right thing for the right patient in the right way at the right time. It’s about doing it right and knowing what makes it right!

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Real food meals for tube-fed people

JOHN DAVIES: Real food meals for tube-fed people

Most Americans take for granted the bounty on our tables, but we realize natural foods are better for us.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Adventures of Task Force Tips napkin

JOHN DAVIES: Adventures of Task Force Tips napkin

When does tradition become an anchor to innovation?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Ivy Tech honors innovators, entrepreneurs

Ivy Tech honors innovators, entrepreneurs

GARY | Teens from across Northwest Indiana were honored during the ninth annual Chancellor's Recognition Luncheon Wednesday at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest.

May 28, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Falk’s secret weapon in pushing frontiers

JOHN DAVIES: Falk’s secret weapon in pushing frontiers

Do you agree an innovative business model in one industry can sometimes be used in another?

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Keller making 'sweet music' on shop floor

JOHN DAVIES: Keller making 'sweet music' on shop floor

Harmony is something we normally associate with music, but Don Keller applies it to the factory floor.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Encouraging Innovation in Northwest Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Encouraging Innovation in Northwest Indiana

Hardly an hour passes in our time that the word innovation is not mentioned — in domestic and international news, commercials, Internet and publications. With good reason, as most people now see the power of creating new innovations in their companies, institutions and organizations. Innovat…

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: Journey of our Higgs-Boson scientist

JOHN DAVIES: Journey of our Higgs-Boson scientist

Here’s how a Purdue Calumet scientist helped find the Higgs-Boson, or the “God particle.” Remember, it was big news when discovered last year!

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Red Tails now fighting for area youths

JOHN DAVIES: Red Tails now fighting for area youths

By now, most know that nearly 1,000 black pilots challenged the status quo by their courage and discipline in protecting American B-17s. As bomber escorts, they flew the P-51 planes with red tails made famous in the movie “Red Tails.”

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: ‘Car Wars’ and steel’s weight challenge

JOHN DAVIES: ‘Car Wars’ and steel’s weight challenge

In this time of competition for alternate materials for the next generation of automobiles, I ponder if Northwest Indiana is engaged in a great global drama called “Car Wars.”

January 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: In pursuit of Innovation-driven companies

JOHN DAVIES: In pursuit of Innovation-driven companies

As the national economy turns the corner, and employment levels inch upward, Elevate Ventures is seeking “innovation-driven companies” to stimulate equity investment and jobs in Northwest Indiana.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Moving beyond anti-bullying strategies

JOHN DAVIES: Moving beyond anti-bullying strategies

In the face of recent tragic suicides of children from New York to Nevada, at least one educator is urging social innovation to transform current approaches to anti-bullying strategies.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Innovation is happening all around NWI

JOHN DAVIES: Innovation is happening all around NWI

Is innovation an everyday occurrence in Northwest Indiana?

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Wowing kids with wonders of science

JOHN DAVIES: Wowing kids with wonders of science

What happens when first- and second-graders encounter cow eyeballs, pig hearts and granite rocks?

September 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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John Davies

John Davies

August 13, 2013 6:34 pm
JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

When you work around creative and innovative people, the conversation inevitably turns to innovation and youth.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: Innovation grows in Petryszyn's backyard

JOHN DAVIES: Innovation grows in Petryszyn's backyard

Ever wonder who creates the magnificent jewels in our gardens called hostas?

July 05, 2013 5:02 pm
JOHN DAVIES: ‘S-in-motion’ is pioneering innovation

JOHN DAVIES: ‘S-in-motion’ is pioneering innovation

Innovation technology? Yes! Rust belt industry? No!

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
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