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Computer engineering interests young scholar

Computer engineering interests young scholar

Portage High School student Nicole Griffin was recently named a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, recognizing her academic achievements, leadership skills and community commitment.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am
Daniels says Purdue fundraising needs improvement

Daniels says Purdue fundraising needs improvement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels says he isn't surprised that he likely won't receive all the incentive pay that's included in his contract.

October 10, 2014 1:03 pm
Munster nursing student named Homecoming Queen at Purdue

Munster nursing student named Homecoming Queen at Purdue

Megan Nowaczyk, of Munster, and E.J. Williams, of Zionsville, were crowned Purdue University’s Homecoming Queen and King for 2014. Purdue presented the court and newly-crowned king and queen at halftime of the Iowa-Purdue football game Sept. 27 in West Lafayette.

October 06, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point's Jerry Ross pens children's story about life as an astronaut

Crown Point's Jerry Ross pens children's story about life as an astronaut

As a boy, he lay outside, staring at the vastness of the black sky, the stars and the moon. He wondered what was out there and wanted to explore.

September 28, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Purdue incentive pay undecided for Daniels

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University trustees aren't yet ready to decide how much incentive pay school President Mitch Daniels will receive.

September 26, 2014 11:04 am
Earn a world-respected Purdue degree at Purdue University Calumet

Earn a world-respected Purdue degree at Purdue University Calumet

Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Ind., offers the perfect mix of everything. Large enough, small enough, close enough, diverse—and heaped in international academic excellence.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am
Educators push college completion

Educators push college completion

A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.

September 19, 2014 7:44 am Photos

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Local sports stars bring message of literacy to E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | Administrators at McKinley Elementary School are hoping some local star power will increase literacy among their students.

September 16, 2014 7:15 pm
Purdue student carries flag to peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to fight cancer

Purdue student carries flag to peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to fight cancer

Half way up Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, Marissa Emery began to worry that she had made a mistake.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
Expo win has teen planning on PU engineering degree

Expo win has teen planning on PU engineering degree

Patrick Rose, of Crown Point, is looking forward to a hands-on career in engineering.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Ad targeted to inform students of Lifeline Law

INDIANAPOLIS | An advertising campaign targeting students at Indiana's residential colleges and universities is spreading the message about the state's expanded Lifeline Law.

August 27, 2014 5:15 pm
Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Two years after becoming just the second female ever to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice Loretta Rush is now its leader.

August 06, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

Purdue doctoral student recognized for stopping identity theft

U.S. Homeland Security Investigations recently recognized Rachel Sitarz, a Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security Ph.D candidate in cyber forensics at Purdue University, for her efforts in support of a nationally coordinated investigation in 2012.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am
Road salt supplies questionable for some Ill., Ind. departments

Road salt supplies questionable for some Ill., Ind. departments

CHICAGO | Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter's record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies, according to local leaders and state officials who oversee a shared procurement process.

July 28, 2014 1:51 pm Photos

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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.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
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
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