Students welcomed back at 2014 Convocation

Nurses looking through a picture frame with individual in a black morphsuit and gold hat

More than 2,000 students enjoyed free food, games, music, and giveaways, plus learned about campus organizations and programs at Purdue University Calumet’s annual Student Convocation Thursday (8/28). Held outdoors in Founders Plaza on a sunny, breezy day, the Student Convocation kicked off with remarks by Chancellor Thomas L. Keon and a balloon release by Student […]

Purdue Calumet Fitness and Recreation Center Upgrading

Purdue University Calumet’s Fitness and Recreation Center will be closed the week of August 11-16, as a modernization and cleaning project is underway to better serve Fitness Center members. 

Students use 3D simulation to help youth fight hunger

Student using 3D simulation

National hunger awareness program Canstruction gave Purdue University Calumet and Purdue North Central engineering students the opportunity to help teams of local middle school students participate in the fight to combat hunger. Canstruction project students compete to build themed structures entirely out of canned food. At the conclusion of the competition, all food is donated […]

Student researchers featured on Chicago WGN TV News

WGN reporter with student researchers Wenchao Lu and Phillip Arteaga

Can learning and long term memory be enhanced by brain stimulation? Through a Purdue University Calumet Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering research project, two students—graduate enrollee Wenchao Lu and electrical engineering undergraduate/McNair Scholar Phillip Arteaga—are attempting to find out and, in the process, advance new knowledge. The students are researching the effects of low […]

Community residents gain insider perspectives at 27th annual Working Smarter… program

(from left) Amber Garrett and Heather Runyan

An audience of nearly 100 gained insightful information presented by Purdue Calumet staff and faculty members at the university’s Working Smarter to Be Job Marketable program June 24. University experts made topical presentations, provided personal follow-up with attendees and fielded job search and career-related questions during a panel discussion. Pictured, from left, are panel participants […]