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Student leaders, faculty members recognized

Brooke Regier, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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Leaders from student organizations were recognized at the annual Student Recognition Banquet on April 7 in the DSSAC on the Westville campus. Caitlyn Swan, sophomore elementary and special education major and president of Circle...

Students take two awards in NASA challenge

Leah Medema, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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Two teams from PNW competed in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Huntsville, Alabama on March 31 and April 1. The teams designed, built, tested and raced human powered rovers for the competition and won two awards:...

New opportunities arise for digital manufacturing technologists due to grant

Ronny Bonnell, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

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PNW recently received an $881,425 grant from the National Science Foundation to support Project MANEUVER, Manufacturing Education Using Virtual Environment Resources, by providing training for digital manufacturing technologists...

Student Research Day

Student Research Day

April 4, 2017

Dual-credit debacle: 78% of PNW’s dual-credit instructors not qualified

Cain Buchmeier, News Editor

March 7, 2017

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According to a report by Jeff Shires, executive director of Concurrent Enrollment/Dual-Credit, 86 of PNW’s 281 dual-credit instructors meet the Higher Learning Commission’s qualification requirements. Of those that are qualif...

Dean named for Department of Engineering, Sciences

Ronny Bonnell, News Writer

March 6, 2017

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PNW recently named Kenneth Chris Holford the new dean of the College of Engineering and Sciences. Holford was previously the dean of the College of Science and chair of the Department of Biology and Chemistry at the former...