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Purdue University 16th in Universities Granted Patents

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University is ranked 16th in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2014, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).This ranking in patent activity is up from the previous year’s spot of 27th. In 2014, Purdue had 93 U.S. utility patents issued.

“We set …

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Receives Award

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals earns the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment for a second consecutive year. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women according to the American Cancer Society, and one in eight women in the U.S. will develop …

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Kyle Larson visits the Indianapolis Motor Speedway VNR

Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing and one of NASCAR’s rising stars, visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, June 30, in advance of the Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday, July 26.

Larson drove media around the famed 2.5-mile oval in a 1994 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Pace Car from the inaugural …

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5 Recognized as Outstanding Purdue Calumet Employees

HAMMOND — Purdue University Calumet recently recognized five of its own as Outstanding Employees during the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Honored were Dean of the Honors College and Interim Dean of the College of Education John Rowan of Munster (Administrative Leader), Assistant Director of Facilities Systems and Utilities Rich Trznadel of Highland (Administrator), Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation Administrative Assistant Linda Robinson of Schererville …

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Barnes & Thornburg Expands into Texas

Barnes & Thornburg LLP, a national law firm, announced today its expansion into Texas with the addition of two partners from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. The attorneys establishing Barnes & Thornburg’s Dallas office include Mark W. Bayer, who will serve as office managing partner, and Randy Gordon. With plans to make additional attorney hires in the coming months, the office will be temporarily located …

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Publisher’s Message – Summer 2015

Why Retire Anywhere Else?

For a great place to retire, there’s no need to cross the state line.

As a native born and raised in Indiana, I am convinced it is one of the most intriguing and beautiful states in the U.S. We have beautiful parks, cities and towns, diversity, culture, amenities and quality of life abound. Where else would I venture in my retirement …

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MJ Insurance Adds Four New Team Members

INDIANAPOLIS — MJ Insurance, a leading property-casualty and employee benefits agency, has added four new employees to their company.

MJ Insurance welcomes four individuals, three joining the team in Indianapolis and one at the Phoenix location. In the Indianapolis branch, Natasha Clements, Andrew Losinski and Shannon Lyons were hired as a senior analyst, analyst and account manager, respectively, in the Benefits Consulting department. Also in …

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Community Hospital New Programs

FREE WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY CLASS

Learn about the most comprehensive program for medical, surgical and lifestyle weight loss solutions from Northwest Indiana’s leading team of bariatric professionals. Weight-Loss Surgery: Is it Right for Me? will be held on July 7 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Community Hospital Medical Office Building, located at 801 MacArthur Blvd., Munster, Ind.

This program is FREE, but registration is required by …

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Professor Releases Book of Personal Stories

WEST LAFAYETTE — Heather Servaty-Seib, professor of counseling and development at Purdue University, has co-authored “We Get It: Voices of Grieving College Students and Young Adults,” a collection of 33 narratives by bereaved college students and young adults.

The book aims to help young adults who are grieving and to provide guidance for people who seek to support them, including parents and non-bereaved peers, …

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Cambridge Companies

Griffith construction company making a name in faraway places.

by Michael Puente

As companies go, Cambridge Companies of Griffith isn’t exactly the most well known in Northwest Indiana.

But while folks around here may not have the 26-year-old company’s name on the tip of their tongues, Cambridge is making a name for itself nationally, especially after taking on the largest recycling center in the state …

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