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Encouraging intervention for a safer campus community

One of the most frequently asked questions parents have about college campuses relates to safety. Purdue University Calumet was reminded of that during a recent Parents Day on campus.

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Emily Hixon (left) and Brenda Turgeon

Purdue Calumet celebrates faculty research

Purdue University Calumet, with help from some of its friends at nearby Purdue University North Central, showcased 104 faculty research projects during Faculty Research and Scholarship Day on campus Oct. 21.

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Faculty discussing research at the 2013 Faculty Research and Scholarship Day

Purdue Calumet to host Faculty Research and Scholarship Day Tuesday (10/21)

More than 100 faculty research projects will be featured when Purdue University Calumet hosts Faculty Research and Scholarship Day Tuesday (10/21) on campus in Alumni Hall of the Student Union & Library.

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Quinceañera celebration featured in photos at Purdue Calumet Oct. 22

A photographic exhibit of Latina families engaging in the traditional Quinceañera celebration will be presented by local photographer Tom Hocker at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Room 110 of Purdue University Calumet’s Classroom Office Building.

The photographs, taken in Northwest Indiana and Central America, depict the traditional celebration of the 15th birthday of Latina family ...

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Erika Brickman defending the soccer goal

Brinkman Earns Women’s Soccer First CCAC Weekly Honor

HAMMOND, Ind. — Erika Brinkman’s performance in two league victories last week helped the junior goalkeeper earn the Purdue University Calumet women’s soccer team its first Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference weekly award in program history.

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The Humanities Today to be discussed at Purdue Calumet Oct. 23

“How to Talk about the Value of the Humanities in the Age of the Corporate University” will be discussed at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 in Purdue University Calumet’s Gyte Building, Room 103.

Contemporary form of humanities education

Paul Jay, author, professor of English and Fellow at Loyola (Ill.) University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Thinking, will promote a ...

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Purdue Calumet College of Business providing leadership training to EC middle schoolers

Purdue University Calumet’s College of Business has received $30,754 of a $54,000+ collaborative grant from Foundations of East Chicago to provide self-leadership training to help East Chicago middle school students realize their potential for successful futures.

Teaming with Junior Achievement Northwest Indiana Operations and the Northwest Indiana chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, Purdue ...

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Purdue University Calumet open house for prospective students is Nov. 1

Students walking on campusHigh school students, their parents, prospective transfers and others interested in learning more about the Purdue University Calumet experience are invited to attend the university’s Fall Open House at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1 in Alumni Hall of the Student Union & Library, 2233 ...

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Spanish and Foreign Language students with their certificates of achievement

Students study language and culture in Spain

Seven Purdue University Calumet students who participated in a foreign language and cultural immersion program in Spain this past summer added a digital reflection component to their experience.

“Studying abroad changed my life forever,” Purdue University Calumet junior Kevin Kountz said.

Studying at the Universidad de Extremadura in the city of Caceres, students stayed with host families ...

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High School Senior Affirmation Night at Purdue Calumet 10/8 for 21st Century Scholars

Senior Affirmation Night for 21st Century Scholars will be held at Purdue University Calumet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 in Rooms 103 and 107 of the Gyte Building.

Senior Affirmation Night is offered to ensure that 21st Century high school senior scholars understand what they must do during their final year of ...

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