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Wind Turbine

Wind Turbine

A wind turbine located on top of one the Purdue University Calumet academic buildings. Students use this wind turbine for research to get hands-on experience.

April 20, 2014 7:00 am

HarrysButtons.com and Easter Seals kicks off 10th Anniversary in April

This year, HarrysButtons.com will turn 10-years old and Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago (ESMC) will kick off the celebration in April during Autism Awareness Month.

April 04, 2014 10:47 am
MBA for Executives students donate to food bank

MBA for Executives students donate to food bank

Enrollees in the Purdue University Calumet accelerated MBA for Executives cohort weekend program recently collected and donated $527 to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. The class is comprised of 28 executives, business leaders and other professionals. Students pursue a Master of Business …

April 04, 2014 12:00 am
Purdue Cal baseball

Purdue Cal baseball

Purdue Calumet baseball coach Dave Griffin meets with his players during a break in the action this 1-9 season.

April 02, 2014 3:57 pm
Munster Rotary hosting Rotary 101 on April 9

Munster Rotary hosting Rotary 101 on April 9

MUNSTER | The Munster Rotary Club is embracing new membership and potential members that would like to know more about the the club and it's mission.

April 02, 2014 11:59 am
Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. Board of Director Bob Farmer created the event to show thanks to those who have supported the non-for-profit organization and to celebrate the Mont…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am
Nazareth Home director committed to children and community

Nazareth Home director committed to children and community

EAST CHICAGO | From caring for medically compromised children to public appearances and fundraising efforts, Nazareth Home director and foster mother Jean Bowman finds her schedule rather busy.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Calumet students excel in national scriptwriting competition

HAMMOND | Claiming a first place tie, second place and honorable mention, Purdue University Calumet communication students added to the university’s growing list of honors earned at the annual Broadcast Education Association Festival in Media Arts Student Scriptwriting competition.

March 25, 2014 3:17 pm
Tom Megyesi, Purdue University Calumet

Tom Megyesi, Purdue University Calumet

Coach Tom Megyesi was named NAIA Region IV Coach of the Year by Russell Athletics and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

March 05, 2014 3:29 pm

Purdue University Calumet educators/staff earn recognition

HAMMOND | Six Purdue University Calumet faculty and staff members have been recognized for recent achievements.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue University Calumet introducing Honors College

HAMMOND | To enrich learning experiences of highly motivated and academically exceptional students, Purdue University Calumet plans to introduce an innovative Honors College.

January 31, 2014 4:54 pm
Motivated Dyer student takes advantage of opportunities at PUC

Motivated Dyer student takes advantage of opportunities at PUC

Rachel Lewandowski, of Dyer, displays the certificate she received after being named to Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities. She graduated Tuesday from Purdue University Calumet with a bachelor's degree in human resources management.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

Purdue Calumet salutes December grads

Morgan Walker, shown at the Campus Information Center, worked a variety of campus jobs before graduating Tuesday from Purdue University Calumet with a bachelor's degree in visual communication and design.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am

Visclosky urges Purdue University Calumet graduates to make NW Indiana better

HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., urged Purdue University Calumet graduates Tuesday, Dec. 17 afternoon “to consider using your enhanced talents to make our region a better place to work and live.”

December 17, 2013 2:55 pm
Brandon Bradford, PUC

Brandon Bradford, PUC

Lew Wallace grad Brandon Bradford of Purdue Calumet ranks 7th in total blocked shots among NAIA Div. II teams.

December 10, 2013 9:07 pm
PUC's Noah Allen on the drive

PUC's Noah Allen on the drive

Purdue Calumet guard Noah Allen, right, averages 12.6 points, 3.8 assists and 3.7 assists per game for the 9-1 Peregrines.

December 10, 2013 8:59 pm
Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and corporate manufacturing leader has made a substantial financial gift to his alma mater to advance development of a university manufacturing center.

November 21, 2013 12:21 pm
PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

Fifth Third Bank employees and Purdue University Calumet students and staff created a production line preparing 550 care packages for overseas military personnel.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

PUC and bank team up to host Veterans Day observance

Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon, left, and Fifth Third Bank Northern Indiana Senior Executive Craig Pratt, right, recognize Roy and Georgette Frank of the Heart of Marine Foundation during a Veterans Day program on the PUC campus.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
A Veterans Day Celebration at Purdue Calumet

A Veterans Day Celebration at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet and Fifth Third Bank partnered to celebrate Veterans Day on campus Monday, Nov. 11.

November 13, 2013 2:24 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet HTM student receives leadership award

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet senior hospitality and tourism management student Jenny Delatorre recently received the Lakeshore Professional Women’s Conference Leadership Award 2013.

October 28, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue's Marriage and Family Therapy program nationally recognized

Purdue's Marriage and Family Therapy program nationally recognized

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and a student are the most recent scholars of the university’s graduate program in marriage and family therapy to be nationally recognized.

September 10, 2013 5:34 pm

‘Healing Circles’ suicide survivors support groups to meet Sept. 10 & 19

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support groups will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19 at the university’s Couple and Family Therapy Center at 1247 169th St., 1.25 miles west of campus.

September 06, 2013 1:30 pm

Purdue Calumet hosting college fair Sept. 17

HAMMOND | Representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities will be on hand at the Central Midwest College Fair, Tuesday, Sept. 17, hosted by Purdue University Calumet in the gymnasium of its Fitness & Recreation Center.

September 06, 2013 1:26 pm

Purdue Calumet student earns Telly award for music video

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet senior communication student and Highland resident recently earned a bronze Telly Award for a music video he produced.

September 06, 2013 1:12 pm
2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

HAMMOND | Two Purdue University Calumet professors have been honored as the university’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipients for the 2012-13 academic year.

September 06, 2013 12:45 pm Photos

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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 2013-14 academic year.

September 06, 2013 11:30 am

24 Purdue Calumet nursing students accepted into honor society

HAMMOND | Twenty-four Purdue University Calumet students recently were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.

September 03, 2013 6:12 pm
Purdue Calumet student leader is committed to making a difference

Purdue Calumet student leader is committed to making a difference

HAMMOND | Adam Cooper envisions a time when he starts his own business or assumes a strong leadership role with an established firm that positively impacts society.

August 23, 2013 4:56 pm

923 degrees awarded to spring graduates

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet spring graduates earned 923 degrees.

August 22, 2013 2:37 pm
Educational Talent Search director appointed

Educational Talent Search director appointed

HAMMOND | A former Educational Talent Search program participant is the new director of Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program.

August 08, 2013 2:16 pm
Professor writes book about Cuba

Professor writes book about Cuba

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet professor and scholar Kathleen Tobin contends that “what we hear about Cuba does not come close to telling the whole story.”

August 08, 2013 2:07 pm
Accounting prof heads Audit Committee of Bo Jackson foundation

Accounting prof heads Audit Committee of Bo Jackson foundation

HAMMOND | Dolores Rinke, a Purdue University Calumet accounting professor and certified public accountant, is serving the foundation of former professional and college football and baseball standout Bo Jackson.

August 08, 2013 2:00 pm
Chemistry professor attends workshop for inorganic chemistry experts

Chemistry professor attends workshop for inorganic chemistry experts

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet Associate Professor of Chemistry Libbie Pelter joined 20 inorganic chemistry faculty peers and graduate students nationwide at the workshop, VIPEr: Solid State Materials for Alternative Energy Needs.

August 08, 2013 1:52 pm
CIVS director, professor offers keynote address at international steel conference

CIVS director, professor offers keynote address at international steel conference

HAMMOND | Chenn Zhou, director of Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation, delivered the keynote address at the Baosteel BAC 2013 academic steel conference in Shanghai, China June 6.

August 08, 2013 1:45 pm
International business professor receives Fulbright Specialists Award

International business professor receives Fulbright Specialists Award

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet Professor of International Business Charles Rarick received a Fulbright Specialists Award to serve this summer at Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia.

August 08, 2013 1:08 pm

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

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s College of Business is offering free consulting assistance this fall to northwest Indiana small businesses.

July 31, 2013 4:28 pm

Quality drives change at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Students better prepared to graduate are enrolling at Purdue University Calumet, where quality is driving success in a changing higher education environment.

July 31, 2013 1:46 pm

30 middle schoolers learning & ‘living’ at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Thirty junior high and middle school students from Hammond, East Chicago and Calumet Township are gaining insights about STEM-related academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, while experiencing a taste of college residential life.

July 25, 2013 3:44 pm

Trustees approve several changes at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Purdue University's Board of Trustees on July 19 approved several academic changes at Purdue University Calumet.

July 25, 2013 3:41 pm
Biddings-Muro named Purdue Calumet vice chancellor

Biddings-Muro named Purdue Calumet vice chancellor

HAMMOND | Regina Biddings-Muro has been promoted to vice chancellor for advancement at Purdue University Calumet. In her role, she serves as the primary development, marketing and communications strategist for the campus.

July 25, 2013 3:21 pm

Purdue Calumet management students excel in world-wide business game

HAMMOND | Matching wits against thousands of college students worldwide in a PC-based, simulated online business competition, seven Purdue Calumet teams recently placed in the top 100—including one ranked as high as 11th.

July 24, 2013 2:55 pm

‘Healing Circles’ suicide survivors support groups to meet Aug. 13

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet’s next meeting of the Healing Circles suicide survivor monthly support group is scheduled at 7 p.m. on Aug. 13 at the Dyer United Methodist Church, 2016 Church St.

July 24, 2013 11:59 am
Twenty-four PUC students earn research awards

Twenty-four PUC students earn research awards

Students, from left, Jiachun Li and Xiaoxiao Zhang, with Weitao Wang, seated, present their oral presentation during Student Research Day at Purdue University Calumet.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
PUC construction graduate focuses on restoring Gary church

PUC construction graduate focuses on restoring Gary church

Purdue University Calumet construction sciences graduate Brianne Slick completed an extensive design project to restore City Methodist Church in Gary as her senior project.

July 17, 2013 12:00 am
No transfer credits, no problem for this Purdue Calumet hospitality alumna

No transfer credits, no problem for this Purdue Calumet hospitality alumna

HAMMOND | After bouncing around from major to major at a downstate university for two and a half years without a career objective, and then stepping away from her college education for more than a year, Jessica Oxford arrived at Purdue University Calumet motivated with a plan.

July 05, 2013 4:14 pm
PUC Riley Child Center engages in hydroponic gardening

PUC Riley Child Center engages in hydroponic gardening

Youngsters at Purdue University Calumet’s Riley Child Center eye some young plants they will be adding to their garden thanks to a “Healthy Sprouts” grant the center received.

July 05, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue Calumet ranked 2nd in Indiana for quality & affordability

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet is Indiana’s No. 2-ranked college/university for providing a quality education at an affordable price.

July 03, 2013 6:06 pm

1,706 student recognized for 2013 spring semester Dean's List

HAMMOND | Some 1,706 Purdue University Calumet students have qualified academically for the university’s spring semester Dean’s List.

July 03, 2013 5:58 pm
Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

Tanya Simpson, a Gavit Middle School eighth-grader, participates in a computer graphics technology presentation at Purdue University Calumet.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
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