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GUEST COMMENTARY: Education is worth the investment

GUEST COMMENTARY: Education is worth the investment

There is no greater financial investment in one’s future than a college degree.

14 minutes ago
GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

GUEST COMMENTARY: Collaboration can improve public safety

Serious crimes do not respect geographic boundaries. The same is true for offenders and, sadly, their victims.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: At crossroads of a generational imperative

GUEST COMMENTARY: At crossroads of a generational imperative

The “Crossroads of America” finds itself at a crossroad, fueled by the need to retain and attract young professionals to live in Northwest Indiana.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Recognizing our demographic facts as assets

GUEST COMMENTARY: Recognizing our demographic facts as assets

Diversity took root in Northwest Indiana more than 100 years ago, when immigrants of many ethnic backgrounds arrived in this region and brought their cultures and traditions. Today, our region’s character remains defined by the diversity of its people.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: A comprehensive view of health care

GUEST COMMENTARY: A comprehensive view of health care

A community’s quality of life is measured by many factors, but physical and emotional health is, arguably, the most important.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Accessible, comprehensive mass transit system needed

GUEST COMMENTARY: Accessible, comprehensive mass transit system needed

Northwest Indiana has been shaped and continues to be sustained by transportation.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: IU Northwest advances engaged, caring community

GUEST COMMENTARY: IU Northwest advances engaged, caring community

Many people in Northwest Indiana make significant contributions to the enhancement of our quality of life, through volunteering, innovative ideas and financial donations. Yet, according to a recent study, Indiana residents ranked poorly when evaluated for their overall commitment to their co…

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: IUN is proud of grads, especially veterans

GUEST COMMENTARY: IUN is proud of grads, especially veterans

One of the great privileges and pleasures of serving as chancellor of Indiana University Northwest is to participate each May in our annual commencement exercises, when we honor the achievements of our newest graduates.

May 10, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Make NWI a community in harmony with environment

GUEST COMMENTARY: Make NWI a community in harmony with environment

Lake Michigan is a tremendous asset for Northwest Indiana. Its water supply and transportation channel are significant reasons for industry's continuing presence here. The lake also supports a thriving and varied ecosystem and the many recreational opportunities that contribute to our qualit…

January 22, 2012 12:00 am
Creativity, innovation enrich the IUN experience

Creativity, innovation enrich the IUN experience

Innovation and adaptability are hallmarks of the Indiana University Northwest learning experience. They also describe our approach to growth and facilities management, curriculum delivery, and student recruitment and retention, all of which relate directly to our students' academic success.

October 24, 2011 11:01 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Maintain our region's strong support for the arts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Maintain our region's strong support for the arts

Whether through poetry, paintings, sculpture or performance, communities that nurture artistic endeavors report a higher quality of life. A love of creative expression and its many artistic manifestations foster a healthy sense of well-being across the fullest range of human experiences and,…

July 24, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: NWI must improve access to affordable housing

Nothing measures the quality of life in Northwest Indiana better than the availability of good, affordable housing, along with the financial literacy that makes home ownership possible.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
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