Hammond High AP Students Explore Nuclear Power

A wide lens shot of the Immersive Theater at the center for innovation showing Chancellor Emeritus Howard Cohen presenting the Distributive Justice project to 19 AP students from Hammond High.

Article written by Lu Ann Franklin, Times Correspondent, and published January 2, 2015 on The Times website. [Opens in New Window] HAMMOND | The dawn of the Atomic Age in the 1940s unleashed a power that could be used to destroy and create. More than 80 Hammond High School students in Advanced Placement English and…
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Tri-state Summit Endeavors to Erase State Lines

December Summit

Article written by Keith Benman, published on December 19, 2014 on the Times website. [Opens in New Window] A tri-state economic development summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago attended by 220 people did its level best Friday to erase state borders in a 21-county region for at least a day. “There is no…
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Griffith Students Partner with PUC to Create Video Games

CIVS researcher Lucas Phillips demonstrates how to use a 3D printer to the high school students.

“Imagine a high school class where students get credit for playing video games all hour,” Griffith High School math teacher Marilyn Brunk said.

It’s not imagination anymore. It’s happening.

Student Successes

CIVS alumnus Philip MannPhilip Mann joined the CIVS research group in 2009 at the beginning of his freshman year and graduated with his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2012. While at CIVS, he provided valuable contributions to multiple projects sponsored by NIPSCO, ArcelorMittal, BP, US Steel, and others. His research findings won multiple prestigious awards including the LSAMP Presentation Competition (1st place), AIST Undergraduate Presentation Competition (3rd place), and a Student Research Day Award.

Cutting Edge Technology Showcased for Honors College

CIVS hosted students and their parents from the Purdue University Calumet Honors College.  The Honors College allows students to attend additional classes that promote expanded classroom learning, many of which are not normally available to the student body.  Students in the Honors College also get the benefit of working one on one with professors, gaining…
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