May 31, 2022
Alicia January has a goal of classroom innovation and engagement
Alicia January, assistant professor of Psychology, has a goal. That goal is to be an innovative and engaging educator.
May 25, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: James Higley
James Higley, professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) in the College of Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a firm believer of applied learning in the classroom.
May 5, 2022
Amanda Zelechoski is helping to build capacity and synergy in mental health training at PNW
Psychology professor Amanda Zelechoski’s came to PNW’s Department of Psychology in fall 2021 to fulfill a long-term goal: putting a dent in the concerning shortage of mental health assessment resources and training opportunities in Northwest Indiana.
April 12, 2022
Yun (Tom) Liu, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Sciences, feels that students better understand math and physics when they make real-world connections to the subject matter.
April 6, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Mary Beth O’Connor
Students of Mary Beth O’Connor, associate professor of Communication at Purdue University Northwest (PNW), have won more than 100 prestigious awards for the work they’ve done in the classroom. Many go on to successful careers within the television and film industry, often winning industry awards.
March 22, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Wendy St. Jean
Wendy St. Jean, associate professor of History in the College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, constantly surveys her students to see what contemporary interests they have when it comes to learning about the past.
March 15, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Michael Tu
Passion and motivation are what Michael Tu, professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW), believes make him an effective and relatable educator. “I love this field,” says Tu. “I enjoy my research but my major drive is to help students be successful.
March 4, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Curtis Creighton
If you take a class with Curtis Creighton, professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Engineering and Sciences, you may have the chance to see a unique face mask fashion choice. In his mask collection Creighton has one with an image of the American Burying Beetle.
March 2, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Afshin Zahraee
Afshin Zahraee, assistant professor of Construction Engineering and Management Technology in the College of Technology, likes to think back to his fall 2019 Strength of Materials class when students took their first exam.
February 17, 2022
Lionhearted Leaders: Shuhui (Grace) Yang
Shuhui (Grace) Yang, professor of Computer Science and chair of Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Department of Computer Science, tries to open many doors for her students to participate in different areas of research.