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Long-awaited opening of bioscience building set for fall

Jake Franovich

May 4, 2020

While in-person classes were canceled, construction on the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation building continued. Contractors have officially turned the building over to the university. “With the major construction don...

PNW’s STEM program provides students hands-on experience

Mason Crist

April 29, 2020

PNW’s STEM activities offer engineering students a range of practical experiences to supplement classroom learning. The STEM activities include: Motorsports Formula SAE, in which students design, fund, manufacture and ra...

Students rally to work on STEM projects despite COVID-19.

Mason Crist

April 29, 2020

Engineering students are struggling to preserve out-of-classroom programs that many count on to find jobs.  Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs like Formula SAE, SAE Baja and the NFPA Fluid Vehicle ...

BP America donates 15 engineering scholarships

March 11, 2020

PNW civil, computer, electrical or mechanical engineering students from Whiting, Hammond and East Chicago are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship in the 2020-2021 academic year. BP America, which operates the BP Whiting Refinery...