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Dance and academic honors earn scholarships for PU-bound teen

Dance and academic honors earn scholarships for PU-bound teen

Gina Catania, 18, graduated this year from Munster High School with Highest Honors and will leave behind a very successful dancing career when she enters Purdue University in August.

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Quotes on O'Shea McCarthy and his music

Quotes on O'Shea McCarthy and his music

“Shea was just always musically inclined and artistic, even when he was little. He played the piano and then the guitar, but he was a drummer. He loved the jazz drums.”

July 23, 2014 5:23 pm Photos

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Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue University Northwest will be the name of the unified campuses of the university's Calumet and North Central locations.

July 18, 2014 6:00 pm
VALPARAISO TRIATHLON: Bailey, Wickard add to their multiple wins in Valparaiso Triathlon

VALPARAISO TRIATHLON: Bailey, Wickard add to their multiple wins in Valparaiso Triathlon

VALPARAISO | It was more of the same for a pair of triathletes on a rainy Saturday morning at Rogers-Lakewood Park.

July 12, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Dancer and golfer heads to Purdue for engineering studies

Dancer and golfer heads to Purdue for engineering studies

Morgan Kaptur will trade a dance costume for a lab coat when she enters Purdue University at West Lafayette in August.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

Purdue Dance Team includes strong Lake County contingent

The Purdue University Dance Team, 22 strong, traveled to Daytona Beach, Fla. this spring to compete in the National Dance Alliance College Dance Championship. 

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
Lighting Designer Michael McNamara

Lighting Designer Michael McNamara

Lighting Designer Michael McNamara, a member of the faculty at Purdue University, is also an in-demand creative force for stages throughout Chicagoland.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
Lighting Designer Michael McNamara

Lighting Designer Michael McNamara

Lighting Designer Michael McNamara, a member of the faculty at Purdue University, is also an in-demand creative force for stages throughout Chicagoland.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Former RDA head to drive Purdue effort

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority's inaugural executive director has been appointed to the post of director of the new Northwest Indiana Engagement Office for Purdue University.

July 02, 2014 2:45 pm
New college grad aims at career in public health field

New college grad aims at career in public health field

A trip to Nicaragua solidified Hannah Shields’ desire to work in the public health field.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for Basketball Skills Camp

E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for Basketball Skills Camp

EAST CHICAGO | It has become a summer tradition.

June 27, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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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.

June 22, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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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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Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

Broader disability access targeted at PUC conference

HAMMOND | Going beyond the letter of federal disability laws and striving for universal access at schools and other public facilities will be front and center Tuesday at a free Purdue University Calumet conference.

June 20, 2014 6:50 pm
Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.

June 18, 2014 5:30 pm Related
FROM the FARM: Easy 'No Peek Stew' perfect for hearty Father's Day appetites

FROM the FARM: Easy 'No Peek Stew' perfect for hearty Father's Day appetites

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Technology Centers recognized for incubating startups

Purdue Technology Centers recognized for incubating startups

One the best places to incubate a startup company is in a Merrillville business park, at least according to the industry professionals.

May 27, 2014 5:00 am
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

EDITORIAL: Make college degree more affordable

As colleges across the nation send graduates out into the world, they are burdening them with a staggering amount of student loans.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

Former Purdue University student loses bid to vacate sentence for threats against former president

HAMMOND | A former Purdue University student lost his bid to vacate his conviction for threatening President George W. Bush and others associated with his administration and threatening to damage and destroy various facilities.

May 19, 2014 8:30 pm
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