From Opera to Operetta to Musical

Presented by: Mitchell Brown Opera was the great entertainment of the 18th and 19th Century. Over time, a more populist form of opera grew into what we now call operetta, which accommodated the tastes of the time with its more accessible tunes and plots. As time went on, operetta itself morphed into what we now…
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Friday University 2013

Friday University 2012

Satisfy your hunger for intellectual nourishment! Purdue Alumni Calumet and Purdue University Calumet are pleased to invite you to participate in our Fall 2013 Friday University program. Friday University provides noncredit  enrichment courses on Purdue Calumet’s campus for adult learners of all ages.  Classes are designed to satisfy a hunger for intellectual nourishment without the…
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Wine Tasting

Presented by: Martin Greene, Hospitality & Tourism Management Participants will learn about and sample wines from the regions of Italy (Tuscany, Sicily, Abruzzi, and Marche) and the United States (California, Washington, Oregon, and New York). They will also learn how to pair with appetizers, entrees, and desserts for their next social get together. A $10…
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Cancer Cell Research: The Scientific Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Presented by: Feng-Song Wang, Biological Sciences This course explores cancer cell research and the remarkable contributions of Henrietta Lacks. Learn about the stunning advances in the treatment of cancer, AIDs, the polio vaccine, even the first U.S. Space Mission to study the effect of zero gravity on cells. In addition to the scientific advances, the…
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The U.S. Presidential Contest 2012: Down to the Wire

Presented by: Lisa Goodnight, Communication & Creative Arts and Richard E. Rupp, History & Political Science Dr. Goodnight and Dr. Rupp have team-taught a course on Presidential elections at Purdue Calumet for the past eight years. Join them for a scholarly assessment of the Obama-Romney Contest. Participants will examine the Electoral College maps, campaign funding,…
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