Decisions Have Consequences

Presented by: Richard Rupp, Professor of Political Science Few decisions in American history have had as many lasting and significant consequences as the decision to build and drop the atomic bomb. This course wades into the controversies surrounding the Manhattan Project and examines the evolution of nuclear proliferation and America’s roles and responsibilities in a […]

The God Particle Saga

Presented by: Neeti Parashar, Professor of Physics Come join Purdue University Calumet’s internationally renowned physicist, Dr. Neeti Parashar, on a grand journey from the beginning of the universe through the present and future. Students will be exposed to simply the most interesting developments in physics research centering on objects moving near the speed of light […]

Cuba: Past, Present, Future

Presented by: Kathy Tobin, Professor of History & Political Science This course examines Cuba’s long, rich history that dates back more than 500 years. Special attention will be paid to changes initiated under Fidel Castro and the Cold War response. The post-Castro period is quickly approaching; come join the discussion.

New Norms in Higher Education

Presented by: Thomas L. Keon, Chancellor, Purdue University Calumet Higher Education in the United States has long been the envy of the world. Since the end of World War II, American universities and colleges have transformed not only life in the United States but life around the world. But the world has changed and Higher […]

Global Entertainment Media

Presented by: Lee Artz, Professor of Media Studies Back to Friday U by popular acclaim, Dr. Lee Artz will examine the globalization of media with a particular focus on film, anime, and television genres. The “idol” phenomena may have started in the U.S. but it is not unique to America. See and appreciate the worlds […]