CIVS and Purdue Calumet featured in Canstruction Video

During Summer 2014, CIVS and Purdue University Calumet worked with United Way, Congressman Pete Visclosky, and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana to host a “Canstruction” event, which involved a competition between groups of area youth to build 7-foot structures out of canned goods, which were later donated to the Food Bank. CIVS taught kids about 3D…
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Purdue Calumet Fosters Innovation Through Real-World Experience

CIVS Director, Chenn Zhou

Article written by Ebony Chappel, published online at http://www.indianaminoritybusinessmagazine.com on October 24, 2014 [Opens in New Window] The vast, complex field of energy consists not only of those who produce it, but also of those who consume and are responsible for the creation and maintenance of suitable methods and conduits through which consumers receive it….
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Most Influential Over 50: Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine

TECHNOLOGY Dr. Chenn Zhou

(Excerpt of an article in the Retirement Living, Winter-Spring 2015, Pages 14-19, Written by Jane Bokun) [Opens in New Window] Purdue Calumet’s Dr. Chenn Zhou is among those honored as outstanding examples of inspirational leadership, innovation and service to others and the region. Dr. Chenn Zhou, of Purdue University Calumet, heads up the Center for…
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Featured News

National News Highlights CIVS NIST Award for Steel Consortium CIVS Staff Wins Outstanding Poster Award Professionals to Watch: Chenn Zhou Grant will Help Steel Industry See and Plan for Years to Come CIVS Aids Push for STEM Education in Girls Students Learn about Hunger in 3-D Designs Franciscan, Purdue Cal Center Partner for Project CIVS…
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Students Learn about Hunger in 3-D Designs

Taken from Post-Tribune, www.posttrib.suntimes.com. Written by Michael Gonzalez. Published July 19, 2014. [Opens in New Window] HAMMOND — With a remote control in hand, Jack Moreland made the seven-foot, three-dimensional structure of food cans and boxes twirl and drop, expand and contract, even taking a viewer through the structure. “We can see what it will…
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