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IU Northwest students research and propose alternative energy resources for use by the university

Projects range from geothermal heating and cooling, to wind and solar power, to an environmentally-friendly parking structure Despite the fact that the temperature hasn’t recently risen above 25 degrees Fahrenheit, global warming was on the minds of a dozen Indiana University Northwest students. For the past few months, these students… Read more »

IU Northwest expert to educate public about household toxins

Public education forum to take place on Dec. 15 The Indiana University Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) invites the greater Northwest Indiana community to attend an upcoming discussion about household toxins. The public education forum will take place Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Gary Public Library Main… Read more »

Barbara Peat, IU Northwest Professor, publishes her third book focused on the criminal justice field

Peat’s book, Case Studies in Corrections: Examples, Exercises, Discussion Points, and Practitioner Interviews, serves as a resource for students and instructors Years of experience as both a criminal justice professional and a veteran corrections professor has helped guide Barbara Peat, Ph.D., to author several books focused on the criminal justice… Read more »

IU Northwest new student orientation session scheduled for Dec. 10

Incoming freshmen or returning non-traditional students encouraged to attend event Indiana University Northwest will host a new student orientation session for incoming students on Friday, Dec. 10 starting at 8:45 a.m. in the lobby of Hawthorn Hall. Incoming freshmen or returning non-traditional students will get a head start on the… Read more »

IU Northwest Professor Rochelle Brock works with international publisher to produce Black Studies and Critical Thinking book series

First book in the series, ‘Black Megachurch Culture,’ was authored by former Gary native Sandra Barnes, who is now a professor at Vanderbilt Academics have always been an important part of life for Rochelle Brock, Ph.D. Brock is currently at Indiana University Northwest, where she fills dual roles as an… Read more »