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Private schools add lacrosse to attract students

INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.

July 13, 2014 5:30 pm
The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Inclusion Initiative: The Times Media Company's 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium

The Times Media Company’s annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium celebrates its seventh year of highlighting diversity awareness and the network of resources available in the Calumet and Northwest Indiana region. The event this year takes place at Avalon Manor in Merrillville on June 25.

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NWI's higher education emphasizes equal opportunities for pursuing dream jobs

NWI's higher education emphasizes equal opportunities for pursuing dream jobs

Northwest Indiana is a true melting pot of distinct cultures and abilities that come together to make one fantastic region. Nowhere is this concept more clearly demonstrated than at the many outstanding higher education institutions in the area. Students and faculty of diverse backgrounds wo…

June 22, 2014 11:37 am Photos

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REGION COLLEGIANS: Wisconsin-Whitewater makes history with region trio

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater did something no school in NCAA history has ever accomplished: win national titles in three sports in one season — football, men’s basketball and baseball.

June 01, 2014 7:30 pm
PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

PUBLISHER NOTES As transformative times continue, professionalism and leadership remain constant

Looking over the roster and the resumes of the mid-career success stories that have caught our attention this year, there are some common denominators that stand out in my mind. Whether the names are familiar is not as important as the fact that these are people who have changed the game and…

May 24, 2014 1:18 pm

REGION COLLEGIANS: Noll’s Kody Alayon leads Rose-Hulman to postseason

Some baseball players have a day. Bishop Noll’s Kody Alayon is having a season.

May 11, 2014 5:00 pm
Manufacturing center presents 'tremendous opportunity' for region

Manufacturing center presents 'tremendous opportunity' for region

While flanked by a robotic arm, a helicopter engine and other "pretty cool stuff," President Barack Obama joked at a news conference last week that he was announcing they were building Iron Man.

March 01, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Manufacturing hub could fuel demand for more workforce development

Manufacturing hub could fuel demand for more workforce development

HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate on workforce training needed for next-generation m…

March 01, 2014 6:00 pm

IT firm joins Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE | An information technology management firm has moved into the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana business incubator in Merrillville.

February 26, 2014 3:00 pm
Region students test scientific prowess in Olympiad

Region students test scientific prowess in Olympiad

A device designed by middle school student Miranda Munoz lowered its cargo — a raw egg — to the floor from a second-story balcony Saturday during Science Olympiad competition at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.

February 15, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs. 

February 06, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Rice scores 28 and Illinois gets past UIC 74-60

Rice scores 28 and Illinois gets past UIC 74-60

CHICAGO | Rayvonte Rice put on quite the show in his final tune-up before Big Ten play begins.

December 28, 2013 9:00 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Officials like Danko more important than ever

For the last 19 years around this time, in this space, I have given thanks for and to the officials who keep our games safer than they otherwise would be.

December 16, 2013 7:45 pm

WHEN IN DOUBT, GET SMARTER: NWI GOES BACK TO SCHOOL

In the face of financial hardship, Americans have historically pursued their education as an alternative to the job market. The ‘when in doubt, get smarter' mentality has faithfully served the country's mindset many times in the past. Right now, our nation's economic landscape is rocky at be…

September 16, 2011 2:15 am
Hammond charter school celebrates new facility

Hammond charter school celebrates new facility

HAMMOND | After spending freshman year in temporary quarters at a former parochial school, Courtney Allison said she's ready to move into the sparkling new educational facility downtown.

August 26, 2011 8:45 pm Photos

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John Lisbon Wood and the Ins and Outs of Show Business

John Lisbon Wood and the Ins and Outs of Show Business

John Lisbon Wood has seen it all in show business. Since his early days many years ago as a member of the Second City Touring Company, Wood has compiled a long list of acting credits in television (Kojak, Hawaii 5–0, Baretta, Starsky & Hutch, ,Magnum P.I, ER) and film (Beverly Hills Cop …

July 14, 2011 3:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't balance budgets at expense of education

Indiana's vast repository of independent and public colleges and universities offers excellent instruction in many professions and disciplines. The breadth of resources should mean that a large percentage of Indiana residents hold bachelor's degrees.

April 16, 2011 12:00 am
Purdue Homemakers Extension offers its annual scholarship

Purdue Homemakers Extension offers its annual scholarship

Are you over the age of 21? Are you currently pursuing a higher education in a trade school or college? If the answer to both of these questions is yes, you might be eligible for the Lucile Smith $500 scholarship offered by the Lake County Purdue Extension Homemakers.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am
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