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 […]

Purdue Northwest Chosen as Name for Unified Regional Campus

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                                                          PURDUE NEWS SERVICE                                                                                                          http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom July 18, 2014 WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (July 18) approved Purdue University Northwest as the name of the unified Calumet and North Central campuses. James B. Dworkin, chancellor of Purdue North Central, and Thomas L. Keon, chancellor of Purdue Calumet, praised the […]

Purdue Calumet Announces Fitness Management Scholarship Recipients

Purdue University Calumet 2014-15 Jennie Hamilton Endowed Scholarship recipient Christine Lewandowski of Whiting (middle) is pictured with Jennie Hamilton’s mother Sharon Steinhubel (left) and sister Jamie Reinhart.

Four Purdue University Calumet fitness management students have received 2014-15 scholarships awarded by the university’s Department of Fitness, Wellness and Recreational Sports. Christine Lewandowski of Whiting received the $1,500 Jennie Hamilton Endowed Scholarship, while Madisen Redar of Schererville, Brittany Olson of St. John and Tyler Borgman of Lafayette gained $1,000 John Friend Endowed Scholarships. Jennie […]

Purdue Calumet Introducing ‘Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation’

Understanding how and why white collar, occupational fraud occurs and how it can be prevented is the focus of a new, graduate certificate program Purdue University Calumet is introducing this fall. The Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation Certificate is a four-course program intended for business owners, accountants, auditors, risk managers, law enforcement officials, lawyers and […]

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 […]