The Bridge Newsletter

Chancellor Thomas L. Keon

From the Chancellor

February 25, 2015

What defines Purdue Calumet?

It has been a year since the announcement to unify our campus with Purdue North Central and 69 years since the genesis of Purdue University Calumet. That expressed, I have spent much time pondering the essence of what Purdue Calumet represents to our constituents.

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Besma Smida

Campus news briefs

February 25, 2015

  • Electrical Engineering Professor Smida receives NSF CAREER grant
  • Professors Nicolai, Rescot helping design technology needs for NWI command center
  • Nicolai also developing disaster management system
  • Designers Kassela, Szymonik earn awards
  • 4 recognized for copyrighted work
  • Student Research Day abstracts due March 2

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Eiffel Tower photograph by Annie Hesse


February 25, 2015

Observing Disability Awareness Month

Acclaimed exhibit of blind photographers begins Tuesday (3/3)

You break an arm. What do you do? While it heals, you likely find ways to use your other arm.

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February 25, 2015

Observing Women’s History Month

Presentation Tuesday (3/3) by nationally recognized sociologist & author

A presentation by nationally respected sociologist and author Marianne Cooper kicks off our campus’ Women’s History Month observance at 5 p.m., Tuesday (3/3) in SUL’s Room with a View. The observance focuses on the theme, “Women’s Work: Challenges and Rewards.”

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Faculty Forum

February 25, 2015

Faculty Convocation notes & quotes

Chancellor Keon told attendees of Monday’s (2/23) Faculty Convocation that “our campus is the strongest it has been financially in the past four years.”

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