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NWI Students to gather March 12 to discuss the possibility of world peace

HAMMOND | More than 300 northwest Indiana high school students will gather at Purdue University Calumet Tuesday  to discuss whether world peace is possible and “Why Should I Care?”

March 11, 2013 6:47 pm

State Farm Insurance awards $5,000 to help at-risk students at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | State Farm Insurance has made a $5,000 gift to Purdue University Calumet and its Office of Student Success and Transition.

December 04, 2012 2:01 am

169 Hammond College Bound Scholars attend Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Some 169 recipients of Hammond College Bound Scholarships are furthering their education at Purdue University Calumet this fall.

December 04, 2012 1:58 am
Purdue Calumet student receives $3,000 American Mathematical Society scholarship

Purdue Calumet student receives $3,000 American Mathematical Society scholarship

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet mathematics major from Hobart has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship from the American Mathematical Society.

December 04, 2012 1:52 am

Purdue Calumet ‘Celebrating Innovation’ Thursday, Nov. 29

HAMMOND | Recently recognized by The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, Purdue University Calumet’s cutting edge Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation will host a day of Celebrating Innovation, Thursday, Nov. 29.

November 19, 2012 11:11 pm

Visit and ‘View Purdue Calumet’, Saturday, Nov. 10

HAMMOND | High school students, their parents, prospective transfer students and others who are interested in learning more about obtaining a Purdue education at Purdue University Calumet are invited to attend a View Purdue Calumet visitation program and open house, Saturday, Nov. 10 at 9:30…

November 01, 2012 2:31 pm
Purdue Calumet nursing professor inducted into American Academy of Nursing

Purdue Calumet nursing professor inducted into American Academy of Nursing

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet nursing professor has been inducted into the prestigious American Academy of Nursing.

November 01, 2012 2:22 pm

Attorneys to discuss perplexing legal issues Oct. 22 at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Should lawyers represent an individual they believe is guilty? Should a teenager ever be tried as an adult? Do race and socio-economic status factor into jury decisions?

October 18, 2012 1:24 pm

Purdue Calumet hosts ‘Meet the Coaches’ night Oct. 25

HAMMOND | Friends, alumni, prospective student-athletes, parents and community residents are invited to “Meet the Coaches” of Purdue University Calumet’s 10 intercollegiate athletic teams at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 on campus at the Fitness & Recreation Center.

October 18, 2012 1:27 pm

Purdue Calumet and College of DuPage articulate baccalaureate degree agreement

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Ill., have articulated a 2+2 academic agreement that enables a seamless transfer track leading to a Purdue baccalaureate degree.

October 18, 2012 1:21 pm

Purdue Calumet honors faculty/staff who attracted $12+ million for research

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies recently honored 25 faculty and staff members for attracting more than $12 million in externally sponsored grant funding to advance learning and applied research.

October 12, 2012 12:56 pm
Region natives return home  to discuss their careers in ‘Public Service & Leadership’

Region natives return home to discuss their careers in ‘Public Service & Leadership’

HAMMOND | Two former Northwest Indiana residents who have gone on to successful national careers in public service will offer their perspectives about “Public Service and Leadership,” at a forum hosted by Purdue University Calumet at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9.

September 28, 2012 5:45 pm

Purdue Calumet faculty to discuss voter issues during Sept. 19 ‘Election Forum’

HAMMOND | Three Purdue University Calumet faculty will discuss national, state and regional issues that are defining candidates and shaping Election Day races during an Election Forum, held Wednesday, September 19 in partnership with Northwest Indiana Lake Shore Public Radio.

September 18, 2012 4:17 pm

Purdue Calumet to host college fair Sept. 20

HAMMOND | Representatives from nearly 100 colleges and universities and related resource service providers will be on hand at the Central Midwest College Fair, Thursday, Sept. 20 in the Purdue University Calumet gymnasium of the Fitness & Recreation Center.

September 10, 2012 1:30 pm
3 receive Purdue Calumet 2011-12 Outstanding Faculty Awards

3 receive Purdue Calumet 2011-12 Outstanding Faculty Awards

HAMMOND | Three Purdue University Calumet professors have received the university’s Outstanding Faculty Awards for the 2011-12 academic year.

August 29, 2012 1:12 pm

Purdue Calumet welcomes students to ‘community of scholars’ Thursday

HAMMOND | A festive array of activities is scheduled when Purdue University Calumet welcomes new and continuing students to its community of scholars and a new academic year, Thursday (8/23).

August 22, 2012 2:42 pm

Purdue Calumet senior engineering students seek employer projects

HAMMOND | In preparation for industrial employment, Purdue University Calumet senior engineering students are seeking employer projects to tackle during the upcoming academic year.

August 16, 2012 12:54 pm

Purdue Calumet instructor writes book about how to enjoy retirement

HAMMOND | Some people find retirement is not all that it’s supposed to be. Other retirees are extremely satisfied.

August 16, 2012 12:57 pm
Purdue Calumet professor delivers keynote address at international conference

Purdue Calumet professor delivers keynote address at international conference

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet Professor of Communication Yahya Kamalipour delivered the keynote address at the recent international Global Communication Association conference, held recently in the southern African nation of Zambia.

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Fall semester undergraduate admission deadline is Friday, Aug. 3

Fall semester undergraduate admission deadline is Friday, Aug. 3

HAMMOND | Friday, Aug. 3 is the deadline for prospective students to apply for undergraduate admission at Purdue University Calumet this fall. The fall semester begins Aug. 20.

July 31, 2012 3:28 pm

Small businesses can benefit this fall from Purdue Calumet SBI consulting services

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s School of Management is offering free consulting assistance this fall to Northwest Indiana small businesses.

July 31, 2012 3:26 pm
Youngsters partake in gardening at Purdue Calumet’s Riley Child Center

Youngsters partake in gardening at Purdue Calumet’s Riley Child Center

HAMMOND | Children enrolled at Purdue University Calumet’s Charlotte R. Riley Child Center are receiving hands-on gardening experience, thanks to the “Grow Northwest Indiana” (GNWI) program.

July 20, 2012 10:50 am
National French award to Purdue Calumet graduate

National French award to Purdue Calumet graduate

HAMMOND | A recent Purdue University Calumet graduate from Elk Grove Village, Ill. has received a 2012 American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) Outstanding Senior in French Award.

July 03, 2012 11:23 am

Purdue Calumet Academic Learning Center hosting ‘Visit Days’ July 5&7

CROWN POINT | Prospective students, parents and others can learn more about Purdue University Calumet academic opportunities in south Lake County during Visit Days, July 5 & 7 at the university’s Academic Learning Center.

June 27, 2012 3:15 pm

Educational Talent Search academic enrichment program for Grades 6-8 is July 16-20

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program is hosting its annual academic summer enrichment program, “Project Excel”, July 16-20 on campus.

June 27, 2012 3:12 pm

Purdue Calumet awards writing contest winners

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet has announced student winners of its 39th Annual Stark-Tinkham Writing Contest.

June 27, 2012 3:00 pm

Long-time Purdue Calumet employees honored

HAMMOND | Professor of Sociology David Raden’s 45 years of employment tops a list of veteran Purdue University Calumet faculty and staff members who recently were honored for long-time employment service to the university.

June 27, 2012 2:37 pm

Purdue Calumet hosting ‘Working Smarter to be Job Marketable’ for area residents June 25

HAMMOND | For the 25th consecutive year, Purdue University Calumet is hosting a community outreach program to help area residents gain insights, tips and strategies for becoming more job- and career-marketable during what continues to be a challenging economy.

June 15, 2012 1:26 pm

‘Healing Circles’ suicide survivors support groups to meet June 21

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support groups will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 21 at the university’s Couple and Family Therapy Center at 1247 169th St., 1.25 miles west of campus.

June 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Mitsubishi Electric Automation partners with Purdue Calumet RE: new mechatronics lab

HAMMOND |A recently-developed partnership between Purdue University Calumet’s School of Technology and Mitsubishi Electric Automation (MEAU) has produced a new, campus-based, state-of-the-art mechatronics engineering technology laboratory.

June 12, 2012 2:28 pm

Purdue Cal receives gift from Summit Media to establish engineering tech scholarship

HAMMOND| A gift Purdue University Calumet has received from Summit Media Group is supporting a new $5,000 scholarship for engineering technology students.

June 12, 2012 2:25 pm
Legally blind, Purdue Calumet Whiting student looks forward to career in family law

Legally blind, Purdue Calumet Whiting student looks forward to career in family law

HAMMOND | Allen Pennington understands what it takes to persevere and overcome difficulties.

June 12, 2012 2:17 pm

Former CFO-turned-whistleblower to discuss corporate fraud June 22

HAMMOND | A former CFO-turned-whistleblower of a multi-billion dollar health care corporation will provide an insider’s perspective of corporate fraud at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 22 at Purdue University Calumet.

June 06, 2012 3:00 pm

Teachers can apply for summer camp designed to interest students in sciences

HAMMOND | Middle and high school teachers can apply to attend a free, one-week summer training camp at Purdue University Calumet, designed to interest students in engineering, mathematics and science through active learning.

June 06, 2012 2:57 pm
15 Purdue Calumet students receive White Lodging Future Leaders scholarships

15 Purdue Calumet students receive White Lodging Future Leaders scholarships

HAMMOND | Fifteen Purdue University Calumet students have been selected 2012-13 White Lodging Hospitality & Tourism (HTM) Management Future Leaders scholarship recipients.

June 01, 2012 8:00 am

Purdue Calumet students honored for outstanding service & contributions

HAMMOND | Jessie Martin of Grant Park, Ill. received Purdue University Calumet’s 2011-12 Dean of Students Award for extraordinary leadership, dedication to excellence, high integrity, and commitment to student government and the student body.

June 01, 2012 7:45 am
It took 16 years, but Highland resident persevered to graduate

It took 16 years, but Highland resident persevered to graduate

HAMMOND | Kathleen Brzezinski has found the proverbial ‘silver lining’ that seemed elusive to her for many years.

June 01, 2012 7:15 am
Merrillville student is first recipient of NABHOOD/White Lodging Services scholarship

Merrillville student is first recipient of NABHOOD/White Lodging Services scholarship

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet student from Merrillville is the first recipient of the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers (NABHOOD)/White Lodging Services Corp. Future Leaders Scholarship.

May 31, 2012 4:53 pm

19 Purdue Calumet students named to ‘Who’s Who. . .’

HAMMOND | Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges has welcomed 19 Purdue University Calumet undergraduate and graduate students for 2012 inclusion.

May 31, 2012 4:33 pm

5 Purdue Calumet students inducted into Psychology honor society

HAMMOND | Five Purdue University Calumet students have been inducted into the international psychology honor society, Psi Chi.

May 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Purdue Calumet Riley Child Center accepting applications for summer camp

HAMMOND | The Purdue University Calumet Charlotte R. Riley Child Center is registering children, ages 3 to 6, for its second annual Summer Enrichment Camp.

May 31, 2012 4:26 pm
Purdue Calumet professor’s biography is published

Purdue Calumet professor’s biography is published

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet Professor Yahya R. Kamalipour has received worldwide accolades, honors and awards for the strides he has taken furthering global communication.

May 31, 2012 4:10 pm

Purdue Calumet graduate engineering student places first in international competition

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet engineering graduate student earned first place in an international competition at the recent Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) Conference held at Atlanta, Ga.

May 31, 2012 4:04 pm
Purdue Calumet professor awarded Fulbright Specialists grant

Purdue Calumet professor awarded Fulbright Specialists grant

HAMMOND | Dolores Rinke, a Purdue University Calumet professor of accounting from Burr Ridge, Ill., recently returned from Turkey after receiving a Fulbright Specialist Program Award to teach this spring at Hacettepe University in Ankara.

May 31, 2012 3:55 pm
Munster father & daughter continue family tradition of Purdue graduates

Munster father & daughter continue family tradition of Purdue graduates

HAMMOND | Military retiree Corrie Frank is seeking a new career, so he pursued a Master of Business Administration degree in Purdue University Calumet’s Saturday MBA for Executives program.

May 29, 2012 1:17 pm

Purdue Calumet’s Upward Bound program funded for 5 years by U.S. Dept. of Education

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Upward Bound program has received funding support for five additional years, thanks to a $2.73 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.

May 25, 2012 2:00 pm
Purdue Calumet engineering student has made most of opportunities

Purdue Calumet engineering student has made most of opportunities

HAMMOND | Ben Moul’s student years at Purdue University Calumet have included co-driving a moonbuggy to third place in an international competition, building a spacious snow igloo, running for the university’s first cross country squad and earning distinction as a resident hall assistant.

May 21, 2012 5:09 pm
Purdue Calumet appoints School of Management Dean

Purdue Calumet appoints School of Management Dean

HAMMOND | An accomplished business school administrator and academician with proven leadership and research experience has been appointed Dean of the School of Management at Purdue University Calumet.

May 10, 2012 1:07 am
Purdue Calumet names mechatronics lab after Glenwood business owners

Purdue Calumet names mechatronics lab after Glenwood business owners

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet has named its campus-based, mechatronics laboratory after a husband and wife team who have influenced and supported the university's mechatronics engineering technology program.

May 04, 2012 1:50 pm

Purdue Calumet TRIO event May 17 to assist disadvantaged students

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet's federally-funded TRIO program is hosting Celebrate TRIO 2012, Thursday, May 17, to generate awareness and support for educational services available to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

May 01, 2012 12:10 pm
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