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Faculty and Research
Our scholars and professionals will help you develop skills to excel in life, the community and around the world.
All the faculty members I’ve worked with truly are working for you. They want you to be able to do what you want to do.
It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.
PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.
My professors did a great job of providing a balanced education. There were courses not just in English content, but also in education, pedagogy and a lot of field experience before you start student teaching.
News and Announcements
Meet Mark Mabrito, professor of English and a Lionhearted Leader in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.
Purdue Northwest’s Center for Justice and Post-Exoneration Assistance has begun research and advocacy work to meet its mission of averting miscarriages of justice for prisoners experiencing wrongful convictions and exonerees.
Erin Okamoto Protsman’s students do deep dives and have ongoing, open discussions on how culture influences the way we send, receive, and interpret messages.
Dec 10Fall 2022 Classes End
Fall Classes end Saturday, Dec. 10. Next week are final exams!
Dec 10Fall 2022 Commencement
Commencement is our favorite time of year! Congratulations to the summer and fall graduates!
Dec 12Fall 2022 Final Exams
Final Exams run Monday, December 12, through Saturday, December 17. Good luck on your finals!
Dec 20Fall 2022 Final Grades Due
Fall 2022 Final Grades are due by 5:00 pm (CST).