Purdue University Calumet recognizes 3 ‘Outstanding Faculty’

HAMMOND, Ind. — Three Purdue University Calumet faculty members have received the university’s 2013-14 Outstanding Faculty Awards—for teaching, scholarship and service. The recipients are Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Schererville resident and Kamakura, Japan native Shoji Nakayama (Outstanding Teaching); Hammond resident and Professor of Sociology Alan Spector (Outstanding Scholar); and Clinical Associate Professor […]

Students experience literature, culture in London

Greg Goode, Mita Choudhury, Sarah Heming, Peggy Gerard, Dallas Kenny

Associate Professor of English Mita Choudhury directed a cultural immersion learning opportunity in London this summer. Students Greg Goode and Sarah Heming earned Outstanding Coordinator/Leader and Outstanding Citizen-Student awards, respectively, for their achievements during the Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture course. The course is part of Purdue University Calumet’s experiential learning program, in which all […]

1,486 Purdue University Calumet Students Earn Dean’s List Honors

Some 1,436 Purdue University Calumet undergraduate students qualified for the university’s 2014 spring semester Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement. Students who have completed 12 credit hours, including at least six during the spring semester, qualified for Dean’s List recognition by sustaining an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 and a semester grade […]

Purdue Calumet Professor & Alumnus Produce U.S. Patent

George Nnanna

Efforts by Purdue University Calumet Professor of Mechanical Engineering George Nnanna and engineering alumnus Hasnain Jalal have produced a U.S. patent for the university and its Water Institute. Nnanna, director of the Water Institute, head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and a Crown Point resident, and Jalal of Chittagong, Bangladesh, developed an oxazine-based Optical […]

Students Excel in National Contest

3 Purdue Calumet students perform well in national graphic design contest   Three Purdue University Calumet students earned second and third places in a national graphic design poster contest. The students–Joseph Ulber of Orland Park, Ill., Sarah Simmons of Hobart and Stephanie Peters of Highland—competed in the Engineering Education Service Center Spring 2014 contest. Ulber and […]