Education Archives • Page 64 of 65 • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine

Education

Nobel winner to receive Japan’s top honor

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Ei-ichi Negishi, Purdue University’s Nobel Prize winner, will receive Japan’s highest distinction, the Order of Culture on Nov. 3 from the emperor of Japan.             Negishi is the Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and created a method to build complex organic molecules necessary in pharmaceutical manufacturing, electronics and other …

Nobel winner to receive Japan’s top honor Read More »

Astronaut David Wolf visits Purdue

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue alumnus and astronaut David Wolf will be on campus Friday, Oct. 29, to talk about his experiences as an astronaut. His talk begins at 7 p.m. (EST) in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall.             On Oct. 30, Wolf will take part in Purdue’s annual Space Day.             Wolf was chief of …

Astronaut David Wolf visits Purdue Read More »

Purdue chemistry professor wins Nobel Prize

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University professor Ei-ichi Negishi has won a Nobel Prize for chemistry.             Negishi, the Herbert Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, received the award with Richard Heck, professor emeritus at the University of Delaware, and Akira Suzuki, a professor at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan.             “Today, we celebrate a new …

Purdue chemistry professor wins Nobel Prize Read More »

Independence Sciences visits White House

            WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cary Supalo, a Purdue University alumnus and founder and president of Independence Sciences LLC (located in the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette) was at the White House Monday demonstrating his products to help students affected by blindness and low vision.             Supalo, a blind chemist who recently earned a doctorate …

Independence Sciences visits White House Read More »

Sand Creek awards two scholarships

            CHESTERTON – Sand Creek Country Club has selected two recipients for its Alice Wesson Scholarship.             Josh Kalita and Nicolas Teall have received the scholarship, which is named after former Sand Creek employee Alice Wesson. She worked at the country club for 18 years and was killed in an auto accident Sept. 1, 2000. …

Sand Creek awards two scholarships Read More »

PUC Chancellor Cohen to step down

            HAMMOND – Howard Cohen, chancellor of Purdue University Calumet, has announced he is stepping down effective June 30, 2011, after nine years at the helm of the campus.             Cohen, 66, said he plans to remain at Purdue Calumet as a faculty member in the Department of English and Philosophy.             “This university has …

PUC Chancellor Cohen to step down Read More »

Bankers Association urges fiscal basics

            INDIANAPOLIS – Teaching children the financial basics is important, but they are not often taught those basics in school, according to the Indiana Bankers Association.             Financial literacy is important for not only future business leaders, but for customers as well. Children as young as 4 realize money is important, but they don’t understand …

Bankers Association urges fiscal basics Read More »

Purdue joins research consortium

            WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University has become part of a research consortium led by Pennsylvania State University to develop technologies to create more energy efficient buildings.             Penn State will receive $129 million over the next five years from several federal sources to create an “Energy Innovation Hub” at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Purdue …

Purdue joins research consortium Read More »

VU among nation’s top universities

            VALPARAISO – Valparaiso University has been cited by U.S. News & World Report Magazine as one of America’s Best Colleges.             Valparaiso University was rated No. 5 as a regional university in the Midwest for the 22nd consecutive year.             In addition, VU was ranked No. 4 on a list of Up and Coming …

VU among nation’s top universities Read More »

Purdue Calumet receives $613,862 grant

            HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet’s mechatronics engineering technology program has received a $613,862 grant from the National Science Foundation.             Purdue Calumet is working in partnership with College of DuPage in Illinois and Ivy Tech Community College, along with the packing industry to develop new methods of packaging.             The mechatronics engineering technology program …

Purdue Calumet receives $613,862 grant Read More »

Scroll to Top