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 […]

Purdue Calumet rates “Best of Northwest Indiana”

The Times Best of the Region 2014 - ShorePurdue University Calumet is the BEST university in Northwest Indiana, according to recent readership surveys of two Northwest Indiana publications.

The distinctions, for which Purdue Calumet received the most votes, are:

  • Best College/University, according to The Times of Northwest Indiana and

Summer Engineering Camp 2014

Students building a model with gumdrops and spaghetti

Learn How Airplanes Fly!

Join us for an exciting hands-on engineering experience. Learn about how airplanes fly, tall structures are designed, traffic patterns analyzed, and much more! The hands-on camp will expose college bound junior high and high school students to