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IU Northwest professor Jack Bloom is renowned for his expertise in social movements

When students of Jack Bloom, Ph.D., learn about the Civil Rights Movement in their Indiana University Northwest classes, they sometimes hear from the storied activists themselves.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest welcomes students with games, food, live entertainment

Indiana University Northwest’s Fall 2012 semester begins on Monday, Aug. 27, but not without some fun and games to welcome both new and returning students.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest expands dual credit agreements with area high schools

The notion of taking a college-level course that applies to both a high school and a college diploma at a fraction of the regular college tuition fee might sound out of the ordinary to many students.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest satellite location has moved

Beginning with the Fall 2012 semester, Indiana University Northwest students can now take courses at the new Portage University Center, located at 6260 Central Ave.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest hosts driving while texting simulation experience Sept. 17

It’s the law in Indiana and Illinois – all drivers are prohibited from reading or sending text messages while driving. But, does that stop you?  Full Story >>

Environmental policy expert Ellen Szarleta to remain as head of IU Northwest’s Center for Urban and Regional Excellence

Indiana University Northwest has named Ellen Szarleta, Ph.D. as its Director for the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE).  Full Story>>

Craig DeMyer named IU Northwest Registrar

Indiana University Northwest has named Craig DeMyer as its new Registrar.  Full Story >>

Representative from Valparaiso University Law School to be at IU Northwest on Sept. 6

Indiana University Northwest pre-law students, or other students interested in learning more about law school, are encouraged to meet with Mike Ramian, from Valparaiso University Law School.  Full Story >>

Charles Hobson, Ph.D.IU Northwest professor develops parents’ guide to protect K-12 students from sexual predators

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than 4.5 million students are subject to sexual misconduct by an employee of a school between kindergarten and 12th grade.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest to admit fully qualified students until August 20 for Fall 2012 semester

Indiana University Northwest, a regional campus of Indiana University, has recently announced that only fully admissible students are able to be admitted to the Northwest campus for the Fall 2012 semester.  Full Story >>

IU Family Picnic scheduled for August 12 at Highland’s Wicker Park

The IU Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter and the IU Northwest Alumni Association will sponsor the annual IU Family Picnic from 12 to 5 p.m. at Wicker Park in Highland.  Full Story >>

Professor of Finance Bala Arshanapalli, Ph.D.IU Northwest professors develop index to track region’s economy

Twenty years have passed, and the Northwest Indiana economy is seeing about the same level of economic activity as it did in 1992.  Full Story>>

IU School of Medicine – Northwest announces 2012 International Human Cadaver Prosection Program participants

The International Human Cadaver Prosection Program (IHCPP), a unique medical program held at the Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest (IUSM-NW).  Full Story>>

Final vision for IU Northwest’s Tamarack space open for discussion

Indiana University Northwest’s Tamarack Hall, the campus’s first building and legendary home to one of the area’s finest theatrical venues, is now officially history.  Full Story >>

Two IUPD-NW officers commended by Rep. Visclosky for going beyond call of duty

Sgt. Wayne James and Officer 2nd Class Brandon Campbell of the Indiana University Police Department – Northwest (IUPD-NW) received commendation letters from U.S. Congressman Pete Visclosky.  Full Story >>

RedHawk Café closed for repairs

RedHawk Café is closed for plumbing repairs through August 26.  Full Story >>

IU alumni associations to host Sunset Boat Cruise July 21

The Indiana University Alumni Association – Lakeshore and Chicago chapters (IUAA) and the IU Northwest Alumni Association invite area IU alumni to a Sunset Boat Cruise.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers Adult Education classes

Career-development courses are among the many non-credit classes being offered at Indiana University Northwest beginning July 30.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest announces Spring 2012 Dean's List

The following Indiana University Northwest students received recognition on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest announces new scholarship aid benefiting transfer students

Indiana University Northwest announced, today, $96,000 in scholarship aid to benefit transfer students wishing to complete their bachelor degree.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host 2012 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids July 16-19

Indiana University Northwest and the Office of Student Life and Athletics will host its third annual 2012 RedHawks' Summer Basketball Camp for Kids the week of July 16.  Full Story>>

IU PD’s Lt. Edward Davies receives Indiana State FOP’s most prestigious award

The Indiana University Police Department is celebrating the recognition of one of its finest officers, Lt. Edward Davies.  Full Story>>

Cadaver prosection program gets underway with medical imaging activity July 13, 14

A full-scale medical imaging effort involving human anatomical donors will take place Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14 in preparation for the upcoming 2012 International Human Cadaver Prosection Program.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest to hold blood drive July 26

Student and alumni groups at IU Northwest are rallying to restock the shelves at area blood banks this summer with a blood drive sponsored by the Student Alumni Association and the Office of Alumni Relations.  Full Story >>

Bring friends and family to IU Alumni Association Theater Night

The Indiana University Northwest Alumni Association and the IU Alumni Association -- Lakeshore Region Chapter, invite all IU alumni and their friends and family to join them for IU Alumni Theater Night.  Full Story >>

Tobacco-Free IU policies already in place at IU Northwest

A new state law that will be enforced starting July 1, 2012, states that nearly all public places in Indiana -- including university campuses, restaurants and other workplaces -- will be smoke free.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host lunchtime barbeque and entertainment for campus community

“Thrill of the Grill,” a favorite summertime tradition for IU Northwest students, staff and faculty, returns to the Library Conference Center fountain area.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest's commitment to the community

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Students participate in important research at IU Northwest

“If you want to pursue a higher degree in psychology, you absolutely need research experience.”  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers seminar to help professionals ‘work smarter’ on June 27

Indiana University Northwest invites the campus community and the greater Northwest Indiana community to attend a free seminar designed to help individuals begin, refocus and enhance their professional lives.  Full Story >>

IU Board of Trustees comes to Northwest campus

The Indiana University Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest, Small Business Development Center offers no-cost business feasibility workshop June 27

Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NWI SBDC), in partnership with Indiana University Northwest, is offering a no-cost business feasibility workshop.  Full Story >>

Gary Mayor leads Glen Park Conversations June 19

Topics concerning residents of the Glen Park neighborhood, as well as issues that affect all citizens of Gary will be up for discussion when Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson leads the monthly Indiana University North  Full Story >>

Abstracts, papers, session proposals sought for Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences conference

The Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences (IASS) invites all faculty and students of public and private colleges and universities to submit their abstracts, papers, and session proposals.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest further extends reach with shared university center in Portage

Satellite locations enable more convenient access to education while building up communities.  Full Story>>

Theatre Northwest to present ‘Baby with the Bathwater’

Theater Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, will present its spring production, “Baby with the Bathwater,” June 21 – 24.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers workshop to help nonprofits on June 14

Indiana University Northwest’s Center for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE) is working with Legacy Foundation to provide resources to enhance local nonprofits’ communication strategies.  Full Story >>

Traffic detours in store for IU Northwest commuters

Indiana University Northwest students, visitors and employees will experience some traffic detours in coming weeks due to sewer and water main repairs near the campus at 35th Avenue and Broadway.  Full Story >>

Patricia Nowak named IU Northwest Police Chief

Indiana University Northwest announced today, Wednesday, May 30, the appointment of Patricia Nowak to the post of campus Chief of Police, effective July 2.  Full Story>>

Audience members sought for taping of Lakeshore Focus at IU Northwest

Indiana University Northwest and Lakeshore Public Television invite the campus community and the general public to join the studio audience of Lakeshore Focus “On the Road.”  Full Story >>

IU Northwest students are among Indiana’s most civically engaged citizens, study reveals

Graduate students from IU Northwest's School of Public and Environmental Affairs were tasked with researching "What is the civic health of our student body?"  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Times Diversity Job Fair and symposium June 8

Indiana University Northwest will host The Times Media Company’s fifth annual Diversity Job Fair and Business Symposium on Friday, June 8.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest student’s entrepreneurial spirit sparkles in the region

What started out as a mindless, daily household chore of loading the dishwasher turned into a million-dollar idea for Indiana University Northwest student Darnelius Hill.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest celebrates Class of 2012

Indiana University Northwest welcomed more than 800 graduating students to its family of esteemed Indiana University alumni on Thursday, May 10, at the 46th Annual Commencement ceremonies.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest Summer Arts & Music Festival June 9

Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and the greater Northwest Indiana community to the Summer Arts & Music Festival on Saturday, June 9, hosted on the Gary campus.  Full Story>>

Time capsule from demolished Tamarack Hall provides IU Northwest, community with artifacts to remember campus’s first building

Scores of IU Northwest dignitaries and friends filled the Moraine Student Center on Thursday to commemorate the memory of Tamarack Hall, which was damaged by floodwater in 2008.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to enforce new attendance and course commitment policy

Students who are enrolled in classes at Indiana University Northwest beginning in the Fall 2012 semester may see some additional directives on their class syllabi pertaining to attendance and course commitment.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to remember Tamarack Hall with time capsule opening

A time capsule celebrating more than 50 years of Indiana University Northwest history will be opened at a celebratory event in remembrance of Tamarack Hall on Thursday, May 10.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest Kids College offers youngsters art, science, language and more

Kids College at Indiana University Northwest is offering all the right classes for eager young students ages 7 to 13, in three-week courses that meet Monday through Friday from June 18 to July 3.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest mourns the loss of former financial aid director Leroy Gray

Indiana University Northwest regretfully announced this week the passing of Leroy Gray, the former director of the Office of Financial Aid. Gray, a resident of Gary, passed away Friday, April 20.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest biology professor makes prairie restoration his personal mission

The undeveloped area just north of the Gary campus’s main parking lot bordering 33rd Avenue and Broadway is not just some wild expanse of land left to its own processes.  Full Story>>

The Rev. Jesse Jackson to keynote annual Gary Chamber of Commerce meeting, luncheon

Indiana University Northwest is proud to be the host site of the annual meeting and luncheon of the Gary Chamber of Commerce scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 14 in the Moraine Student Center.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host 22nd annual Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect April 27

Iin observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the IU Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) will host the 22nd Annual Forum on Child Abuse and Neglect.  Full Story >>

Sharon Houston's jersey to hang in Women's Basketball Hall of Fame for second time

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame has again requested the 2011-12 jersey worn by Indiana University Northwest All-American Sharon Houston.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest alumni chapters encourage ‘Lifelong Learning’ during seminar May 23

The IU Northwest Alumni Association and the Indiana University Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter are here to help you achieve your learning objectives and goals through a series of free seminars.  Full Story >>

46th Annual IU Northwest Commencement set for May 10 at the Genesis Center

Indiana University Northwest will host its 46th Annual Commencement on Thursday, May 10 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Genesis Center, located at 5th Avenue and Broadway in Gary.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Youth Violence Conference May 11

Indiana University Northwest is proud to once again be a partner in the Weed and Seed’s Fifth Annual Youth Violence Prevention Conference on Friday, May 11.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest forum delivers public affairs research to professionals

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at IU Northwest has introduced a new opportunity for academic researchers and working professionals to put their collective knowledge to work.  Full Story >>

Tool for monitoring long-term ecological progress in region takes root at IU Northwest

In the summer months, a corner laboratory in Indiana University Northwest’s Marram Hall bustles with activity as young ecologists come and go, depositing their muddy boots at the door and dropping lab notebooks  Full Story >>

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s spring production of ‘Baby with the Bathwater’ on April 23, 24

Theatre Northwest, the performance company of the IU Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditions for the spring production “Baby with the Bathwater” by Christopher Durang.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest Geology Club to host Walk for Water on April 21

The Indiana University Northwest Geology Club is proud to host the inaugural Walk for Water.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest Brother2Brother/SAAB club to host Gary Earth Day Clean Up April 21

Members of the Indiana University Northwest Brother2Brother (B2B) College Success Program will be cleaning up Gary.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Money Smart Resource Fair April 28

On Saturday, April 28, Indiana University Northwest will host a free Money Smart Resource Fair aimed at teaching people strategies for better money management.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest seeks feedback on academic experiences

As part of a system-wide effort to improve the academic experiences of students at IU’s campuses, IU Northwest is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers new and future grads networking, etiquette, job search assistance

The IU Northwest Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services are teaming up to help the workforce of tomorrow handle these situations with finesse with an etiquette dinner followed by Career Week.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Candidate Forum April 17

Indiana University Northwest is proud to present ‘The Future of Gary: A Legislator’s Perspective’ Candidate Forum on Tuesday, April 17.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest students to address social, cultural topics at April 21 speech forum

The campus community and greater Northwest Indiana community are invited to hear original speeches on social and cultural issues from Indiana University Northwest students at the upcoming Spring Speech Forum.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest welcomes new Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

As Georj Lewis, Ed.D., passed by a group of students engaged in a karaoke session between classes recently, he resisted the urge to ask for a turn at the microphone.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest plans talks on variety of public and environmental affairs topics

The IU Northwest School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) in the College of Health and Human Services invites the public and campus community to attend a series of informative presentations.  Full Story >>

Theatre Northwest to delight all ages with spring production, ‘Wiley and the Hairy Man’

Theater Northwest, the performance company of the IU Northwest Department of Performing Arts, invites the community for its 30th spring children’s production, ‘Hairy and the Wiley Man’ by Suzan Zedar.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest’s New Student Success Program invites students to resume workshop on April 11

IU Northwest’s Office of Diversity Programming invites new students to learn about resources that can help them succeed at a series of New Student Success Program (NSSP) Brown Bag Forums.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest selects students for faculty research opportunities

IU Northwest recently awarded seven faculty-led research opportunities to students through the MORE and LSAMP programs.  Full Story >>

Award-winning journalist to speak, conduct writing workshop at IU Northwest April 12

The IU Northwest Office of Diversity Programming, and the Department of English, welcome Achy Obejas, Cuban-American journalist, essayist, novelist, and educator, who as a child immigrated to Northwest Indiana.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest announces new merit scholarship to offset out-of-state tuition

Illinois residents can now look across the state line at their higher education options without having to worry about paying out-of-state tuition rates.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host student research conference April 5

IU Northwest invites the community to discover what undergraduate and graduate students have been studying at its Eighth Annual College of Arts and Sciences Student Research Conference on Thursday, April 5.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest alumni groups encourage ‘Lifelong Learning’ during seminar April 19

The IU Northwest Alumni Association and the IU Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter are here to help you achieve your learning objectives and goals through free "Lifelong Learning" seminars.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest celebrates Communication Week April 2 - 5

The IU Northwest Department of Communication and the IU Northwest Communication Association invite the community to a series of free presentations in recognition of Communication Week, scheduled for April 2 - 5  Full Story >>

New Traffic Signal to Further Increase Pedestrian Safety

For years the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and IU Northwest have worked to improve safety for students crossing State Road 53 (Broadway), between 33rd and 35th Avenues.  Full Story >>

Jim Kukral, internet marketing veteran, to keynote IU Northwest Business Speakers Series Luncheon

The Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics’ annual Business Speakers Series luncheon featuring Jim Kukral is scheduled for Thursday, April 19.  Full Story>>

Justice is on the Lady RedHawks’ side in 2012

Defensive specialist and libero Justice Anderson, a two-time letter-winner in volleyball for Hobart High School, signed recently to play for Indiana University Northwest, where she will study business.  Full Story>>

For IU Northwest history professor, published article is a ‘monumental’ achievement

In March 2012, The American Jewish Archives Journal published Young’s article, “Barnet Hodes’s Quest to Remember Haym Salomon, the Almost-Forgotten Jewish Patriot of the American Revolution.”  Full Story>>

IU Northwest public affairs forums aim to put scholarly research into practice in community

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at IU Northwest has introduced a new opportunity for academic researchers and working professionals to put their collective knowledge to work.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to hold blood drives April 2, 4

Student and alumni groups at Indiana University Northwest are rallying to restock the shelves at area blood banks this spring with two blood drives.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest economic impact estimated at more than $100 million

Indiana University Northwest creates more than $100 million in economic activity for Northwest Indiana and the state, according to the results of a recent economic impact study.  Full Story >>

IU alumni in Northwest Indiana to hold book drive as part of IU Cares Month

Indiana University alumni once again will launch a book drive to benefit organizations in Northwest Indiana beginning March 26 and ending April 9 as part of IU Cares Month activities throughout the state.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest School of Business and Economics awards more than $50,000 in student scholarships in 2011-12

The financial challenges of attending college are greater than ever. The School of Business and Economics granted more than $50,000 in scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host book talk, signing on March 23

Indiana University Northwest invites the greater Northwest Indiana community to meet Sandra Barnes, Ph.D., the author of Black Megachurch Culture.  Full Story >>

It's a Salad-bration!

Eating healthy can be tasty too!  Full Story >>

IU Northwest alumni groups encourage ‘Lifelong Learning’ during seminar April 3

The Indiana University Northwest Alumni Association and the Indiana University Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter are here to help you achieve your learning objectives and goals.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Meals on Wheels information session March 19

The Office of Diversity Programming at Indiana University Northwest invites the greater Northwest Indiana community to attend an information session about the Meals on Wheels program.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers workshop to help small businesses build their brands on March 21

Indiana University Northwest’s School of Business and Economics and the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NWISBDC) are partnering to help small business owners build their brands.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest offers Adult Education classes

Career-development courses are among the many non-credit classes being offered at IU Northwest this spring.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest invites area college students to ‘Dance to Make a Difference’

The Office of Student Life at Indiana University Northwest invites all area college and university students to participate in its Inaugural Collegiate Dance Marathon.  Full Story >>

Indiana Court of Appeals in session at IU Northwest

Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and greater Northwest Indiana community to attend an oral argument held on campus before the Indiana Court of Appeals.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Women’s and Gender Studies student research conference, 'Celebrating Our Students,' March 22

The campus, community, and friends and families of student participants are encouraged to attend the “Celebrating Our Students” annual conference, themed “Gender Justice, Work, and Power.”  Full Story >>

IU Northwest Spring Preview Night scheduled for March 29

Indiana University Northwest will host Spring Preview Night on Thursday, March 29, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Savannah Center, located at 33rd Ave. and Broadway in Gary.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest welcomes two-time HBO Def Poet performer March 21

The Indiana University Northwest Office of Diversity Programming invites the campus community and the general public to a free performance by Joe Hernandez-Kolski, a two-time HBO Def Poet performer.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest School of Business and Economics to host Weekend MBA Open House on March 6

The IU Northwest School of Business and Economics -- Chicagoland’s Affordable AACSB Business School -- will host an evening open house to introduce its Weekend MBA for Professionals program.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success to host internationally recognized speaker on March 20

Mel Robbins, host and star of the A&E Network’s hit television series, “Monster In-laws,” will present via satellite at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 20 in the Gallery for Contemporary Art.  Full Story >>

Lady RedHawks lose heartbreaker 62-59 to Cal State - San Marcos in final seconds

IU Northwest came back from a 15-point deficit in the second half to take the lead against California State – San Marcos, only to see hope for a third straight national tournament bid slip away.  Full Story >>

Lady RedHawks finish regular season, head to conference tourney in South Dakota this weekend

Indiana University Northwest’s Lady RedHawks (19-11) travel to South Dakota this weekend to defend their A.I.I. conference title.  Full Story>>

The Big One-Dollar Book Sale returns to IU Northwest the week of March 26

The Anthropology Club’s Big One-Dollar Book Sale at Indiana University Northwest will return the week of March 26.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe issues statement on the campus’s acceptance of military credits

Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe today issued a statement detailing the university’s policy on the acceptance of credits earned through student military service.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest announces 2012 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament winners

Middle and high school students from 19 schools in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties demonstrate science and engineering talents at the 2012 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday at IU Northwe  Full Story >>

IU Northwest announces that Child Care Center will close effective July 1

Indiana University Northwest announced today its plan to close its on-campus Child Care Center effective July 1, 2012.  Full Story >>

Applications now being accepted for the 2012 International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at IU School of Medicine - Northwest

The International Human Cadaver Prosection Program (IHCPP) at the Indiana University School of Medicine – Northwest (IUSM-NW) is now accepting applications for its 2012 session.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest displays ‘Free at Last’ exhibit throughout February

Visitors to the Savannah Center lobby at IU Northwest will be able to view a history lesson about the abolition of slavery and learn more about the contributions of influential figures of the time.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success to host internationally recognized speakers

Join the IU Northwest chapter of the NSLS for a talk by Kevin Carroll at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the Gallery for Contemporary Art, located in the Savannah Center.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host 56th Annual Calumet Regional Science Fair and Associated Art Exhibit on March 10

Lake County students who earned honors at their individual school and district science fairs will display projects at the 56th Annual Calumet Regional Science Fair and Associated Art Exhibit at IU Northwest.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest gearing up for summer study-abroad program

Students at Indiana University Northwest have an opportunity to experience life and culture in Spain this summer while earning credit for their studies at the same time.  Full Story >>

Don’t miss Grad Fair: Order your cap, gown and more

Students participating in Indiana University Northwest’s 2012 Commencement ceremonies should plan to stop by Grad Fair to order graduation apparel.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest alumni chapters encourage ‘Lifelong Learning’ during seminar Feb. 23

The IU Northwest Alumni Association and the IU Alumni Association - Lakeshore Region Chapter are here to help you achieve learning objectives and goals through a series of free "Lifelong Learning" seminars.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host IU Soul Revue concert Feb. 16

In recognition of Black History Month, the IU Northwest Office of Diversity Programming and the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club invite the campus and community for a performance by the IU Soul Revue  Full Story >>

Take on research and get MORE out of your education

There are many sources for research opportunities for enterprising students. One such avenue for underrepresented is IU Northwest’s Minority Opportunity for Research Opportunity (MORE) program.  Full Story >>

Theatre Northwest to host South Shore Dance Alliance on Feb. 26

IU Northwest will present a celebration of African-American history featuring the South Shore Dance Alliance at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest gallery features ICONIC exhibit until March 10

The IU Northwest campus and the greater Northwest Indiana community are invited to view the paintings and mixed media works of Javier Chavira in the Gallery for Contemporary Art.  Full Story>>

Lady RedHawks make history with 78-77 win over Chicago State

The IU Northwest Lady RedHawks traveled to Chicago’s South Side on Wednesday and defeated the Chicago State Lady Cougars 78-77 for the women’s program’s first-ever victory over an NCAA D-I opponent.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest to host a concert by Montgomery Gospel Trio on Feb. 9

In honor of Black History Month, the IU Northwest Offices of Diversity Programming and Multicultural Affairs invite the campus and community to enjoy the sounds of the Montgomery Gospel Trio.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host 2012 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Feb. 18

Middle and high school students from 19 schools in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties will demonstrate their science and engineering talents at the 2012 Science Olympiad Regional Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18  Full Story >>

IU Northwest invites community to meet Renaldo Gardner of Alvin Ailey dancers on Feb. 8

IU Northwest's African American Studies Program, Department of Minority Studies, and Black Student Union invite the campus and community for a unique opportunity to meet a region success story.  Full Story >>

Area IU alumni to host IU Singing Hoosiers concert Feb. 18

The IU Alumni Association, the IU Northwest Alumni Association and the Lakeshore Region Chapter of the IU Alumni Association invite the community to enjoy the sounds of the IU Singing Hoosiers.  Full Story>>

Minority students invited to learn more about research opportunities at IU Northwest

The Office of Diversity Programming at IU Northwest invites minority students to learn more about research opportunities at an information session planned for 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest observes Darwin Day Feb. 15

The IU Northwest Anthropology Club will celebrate the 203rd birthday of famed evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin, and the 153rd anniversary of the publication of "On the Origin of Species."  Full Story >>

IU Northwest seeks feedback on academic experiences

As part of a system-wide effort to improve the academic experiences of students at IU’s campuses, IU Northwest is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Super Bowl Party Feb. 5

The Office of Student Life at Indiana University Northwest invites students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the community to its Third Annual Super Bowl Party at 3 p.m., on Sunday, Feb. 5.  Full Story >>

RedHawk men, women split Homecoming doubleheader

Indiana University Northwest celebrated its fourth annual Homecoming festivities on Jan. 24 with a split decision against Andrews University, of Berrien Springs, Mich.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest mourns the loss of former Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology Robert Lovely

IU Northwest regretfully announced this week the passing of former Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology Robert “Bob” Lovely, Ph.D., of Chicago. Lovely passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, after a long illness.  Full Story>>

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s spring production of ‘Wiley and the Hairy Man’ on Feb. 1, 2

Theater Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditions for the spring production “Wiley and the Hairy Man.”  Full Story>>

Representative from Valparaiso University School of Law to visit IU Northwest Feb. 14

IU Northwest pre-law students, or others interested in learning more about law school, are encouraged to meet with a representative of Valparaiso University Law School on Tuesday, Feb. 14.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host Black History Month event Feb. 2

In recognition of Black History Month, the Indiana University Northwest Office of Diversity Programming invites the campus and community for a free presentation related to The Freedom Rides of 1961.  Full Story >>

Indiana University alumni groups launch food drive

Food pantries in Northwest Indiana are in dire need of supplies and area Indiana University alumni groups are stepping up to stock the shelves.  Full Story >>

Indiana University alumni groups launch food drive

Food pantries in Northwest Indiana are in dire need of supplies and area Indiana University alumni groups are stepping up to stock the shelves.  Full Story >>

High School artistry on exhibit at IU Northwest gallery

Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to view the various works of art by 37 area high school students, currently on display in the Gallery for Contemporary Art.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest honors MLK’s legacy with Freedom Riders program

In celebration of the MLK Jr. holiday, IU Northwest paid tribute to those who risked their lives to confront racial inequality in the American South in the 1960s with a screening of "Freedom Riders."  Full Story >>

College-bound students to get free help filing for financial aid through IU Northwest

Financial aid professionals will volunteer at Indiana University Northwest and 39 other Indiana sites to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday,  Full Story >>

IU Northwest School of Business offers free tax preparation

Northwest Indiana families with less than $50,000 annual income may take advantage of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at IU Northwest.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest mourns the loss of former biology professor

Indiana University Northwest regretfully announces the passing of John Henry Dustman, Ph.D. a former biology professor who spent his entire career at the Northwest campus.  Full Story>>

IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Jan. 24

Entering its fourth season as an Indiana University Northwest tradition, Homecoming has become one of the most anticipated events on campus.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success to host internationally recognized speakers

The Indiana University Northwest Chapter of the National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS) is proud to announce the Spring 2012 semester lineup of internationally known speakers.  Full Story >>

Traffic detours in store for IU Northwest commuters

Indiana University Northwest students, visitors and employees will experience some traffic detours in coming weeks due to sewer repairs near the main campus entrance at 33rd Ave. and Broadway.  Full Story >>

IU Northwest to host ‘Voices of Latin America’ Jan. 17

Indiana University Northwest invites the campus community and general public to “Voices of Latin America,” at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17.  Full Story >>