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Purdue Calumet Marriage and Family Therapy Students, Alumni Honored

For the fourth consecutive year, students and graduates of Purdue University Calumet’s marriage and family therapy master’s degree program have been recognized nationally and statewide.

National awards

Alumni Jonathan Kimmes of Winona, Minn. and Jennie Sawyer Murphy of Simpsonville, SC earned two of three annual research thesis awards presented by the American Association for Marriage and Family ...

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Alverno Lab, Friends of St. Francis Committee Donate to Purdue Calumet Program

Alverno Clinical Laboratory of Hammond in collaboration with employees comprised of Friends of St. Francis Mission Committee recently donated $772.37 in proceeds from Alverno’s recent hot dog sale to Purdue University Calumet’s From Boots to Books Program. (FBBP)

From Boots to Books is an academic support program that assists veteran and enlisted students and family in ...

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Students use 3D simulation to help youth fight hunger

Student using 3D simulationNational 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 ...

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Purdue Northwest Chosen as Name for Unified Regional Campus

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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 ...

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Purdue Calumet Announces Fitness Management Scholarship Recipients

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.

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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 other ...

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Student researchers featured on Chicago WGN TV News

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 current, transcranial ...

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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 point ...

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Purdue University Opens Northwest Indiana Engagement Office

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Tim Sanders PhotoTimothy Sanders to direct office, support regional campus efforts  

As a point of contact for connecting Purdue University expertise with priorities of ...

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Purdue Calumet Educational Talent Search Hosting ‘Project Excel’ 7/21-8/1

Purdue University Calumet’s Educational Talent Search program is hosting a free enrichment program July 21 through Aug. 1 designed to enhance reading, mathematical and technology skills for incoming seventh and eighth graders.

The program, called Project Excel, will offer project-based activities in STEM-related disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics for qualified students. Participants will take ...

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