PNW Pioneer

Men’s basketball adds 10 new players

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Men’s Basketball announced the addition of 10 recruits, both local and national, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Brian ‘Boomer’ Roberts, first-year head coach, said the newcomers will bring a competitive mentality to...

COB dean announces plans to retire

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Jane Mutchler, dean of the College of Business, plans to resign on June 30, 2019, and retire from PNW on Dec. 31, 2019, according to a statement sent out by Ralph Mueller, vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost on Friday, Aug...

Bioscience ceremony set for Aug. 23

Hunter Saporiti, Managing Editor

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Bioscience Innovation Building will occur on Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the northeast lawn of Lawshe Hall, according to a press release sent out by the university. The Bioscience...

Campus celebrates Cookout with a Cop

Marcela Mejia, Staff Writer

August 19, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The Hammond campus police force shared hamburgers, chips and drinks with students and staff during its beginning of the year event, Cookout with a Cop, on Aug. 17. The creator of Cookout with Cop, Detective Patrick Tracy, who...

Women’s basketball team dominates classroom

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

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PNW’s women’s basketball earned a cumulative GPA of 3.755 for the 2017-18 season, scoring the team the second highest GPA in the nation. Announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on July 24, the scorin...

Board of Trustees approves 2018-19 budget

Amanda Biro, News Editor

April 29, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The Purdue Board of Trustees approved the operating budget for 2018- 19 on April 6 at the Westville campus. The budget is projected to balance the $2.5 million deficit due to enrollment decline on both campuses. Enrollment...

PNW to introduce unlimited data storage

Ronny Bonnell, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Web-based data storage through Google Drive will be unlimited for students beginning in Fall 2018. This will replace the 1 GB of data storage PNW currently provides for each student on non-web-based H Drives. H Drives are planned...

CIVS receives grant to improve training

Clayton-Adam Johnson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Filed under In Brief

NiSource Inc., parent company of NIPSCO and Columbia Gas, awarded a $100,000 grant to the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation on the Hammond campus to encourage research in workplace safety education. The...