Author, radio personality, entrepreneur and founder of the Northwest Indiana Mastermind Think Tank Crystal Lynn O'Brien wants to see small business owners in the region win. The Gary native created the concept of bringing six entrepreneurs together at a time for six weeks to brainstorm and develop unique business...
The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. Beta Mu Chapter held their annual “Teach-A-Rama” recently. The 31st annual event was held at Avalon Manor in Merrillville, featuring a Mini Ed/Health Fair and Awards Luncheon. The National Sorority is a professional organization of women in the field of education, organized...
The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue is accepting admission from high school juniors and seniors and secondary teachers for the 2018 program in June at the Purdue University campus. Each year, 50 students and 34 teachers are selected to participate in the immersive, weeklong academy, which focuses on the energy...
By Abbey Nickel, Purdue University As researchers learn more about COVID-19 and its effect on human health, the need for that information to be accessed – and understood – quickly and easily is vital. Bethany McGowan, an assistant professor and health sciences information specialist at Purdue University, is partnering with the...
Gary, Indiana Radio Personality Dinahlynn Biggs recently hosted the first Free Kids Radio/TV Summer Camp in the Midwest at the 1370 WLTH TV Studios in downtown Gary. Fifty children attended workshops to learn about all the areas of radio and TV. Professionals from across the country donated their time...
By Jim Bush, Purdue University News Service Purdue’s efforts to recruit minority students in engineering are getting a big boost in the form of a gift from a couple with long ties to the university. Don and Liz Thompson have created a $1 million endowment for the College of Engineering, $900,000...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the State Budget Committee gave its approval for renovations to the Anderson Library/Conference Center on the Indiana University Northwest Campus. The committee’s approval for the $6 M project came during a meeting on the University of Southern Indiana campus in Evansville. Money for...
BOOKWORM SEZ By Ashley Bryan c.2019, Atheneum Books for Young Readers - $21.99 / $29.99 Canada - 108 pages Before you even begin to take notes, the page is full of doodles. You can’t help it: it’s human nature to scribble stars and squiggles, to write your name, make boxes around words, and...
More than 600 Hoosier students have applied for a new college scholarship that pays up to $7,500 annually for 200 individuals who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after graduation. Authored by House Speaker Brian Bosma, the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship was established with bipartisan support...
Actor Jussie Smollett and others are pushing a #standwithbennett fundraising campaign to save the North Carolina school. By Kimberley Richards, Huffington Post Bennett College, one of the last two historically Black colleges for women in the U.S., is fighting to keep its accreditation after struggling financially for several years. The private liberal...