HAMMOND - Purdue University Northwest has broken ground on a $40 million Bioscience Innovation Building on their Hammond campus. The STEM-centered facility will house the school's nursing and biological sciences departments. 

The 68,000 square foot building will be specifically designed as a learning environment with instructional labs and classrooms. The facility will be located near the student union and library and east of Lawshe Hall. Substantial completion is set for April 2020, with students and faculty occupying the building by early May 2020. 

More details on the campus addition and a livestream video of construction can be found here