• April 14, 2021

    Student Spotlight: Gardenia Alvarez

    Motivated by professors, peers and resources, PNW student Gardenia Alvarez Powers Onward toward her career in Couple and Family Therapy.

  • April 7, 2021

    Leadership Change for CHESS

    It is with mixed emotions that we share that Elaine Carey, Dean of CHESS and Professor of History at Purdue Northwest, will be taking the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

  • April 1, 2021

    PNW Presents Virtual Discussion with Award-Winning Author Anthony Ray Hinton

    Anthony Ray Hinton, author of “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row,” will deliver a virtual talk at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22. The event is part of the One Book, One Community program of reading, reflection and discussion. The public is invited to register and attend. 

  • March 29, 2021

    Purdue University Northwest’s Days of Discovery puts research in the spotlight

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will hold its fifth annual research symposium Days of Discovery virtually on April 1 and April 2. This event provides faculty members and students an opportunity to present their research and scholarly activities to the PNW community and general public.

  • March 18, 2021

    Purdue University Northwest student named 500 Festival Princess for 2021

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) senior Kayla Vasilko, an English Writing major and Honors College student, has been named a 500 Festival Princess for 2021. The Crown Point native will serve as an ambassador representing the 500 Festival, her home town and PNW.

  • March 2, 2021

    Regional history project connects PNW student to newly desired career

    Matthew Woodbury was always fascinated by historical figures. Finding hidden quirks in the personalities of notable individuals, like Napoleon Bonaparte and Blackbeard, prompted him to study history at Purdue University Northwest (PNW).

  • March 1, 2021

    Planning for an In-Person Fall Semester at PNW

    We are very pleased to confirm that we are planning for an in-person Fall Semester at Purdue Northwest.

  • February 16, 2021

    Plans for Spring 2021 commencement in-person ceremonies

    We are excited to return to in-person commencement ceremonies to allow our graduates to share this important experience safely with family and friends. Graduation marks the determination of PNW students in persisting to earn their degrees, and the Class of ’21 has demonstrated great flexibility and innovation to achieve this milestone.

  • February 12, 2021

    Kim Kardashian visits Purdue University Northwest criminal justice class

    Students in Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Associate Professor Nicky Ali Jackson’s Wrongful Convictions class were astonished and thrilled Thursday (Feb. 11) when Kim Kardashian joined their Zoom class to discuss her work on wrongful conviction and mass incarceration.

  • February 9, 2021

    Couple establishes endowed scholarship in honor of retired PNW professor

    The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Department of Political Science, Economics and World Languages has announced the creation of a future endowed scholarship, a planned gift, to benefit undergraduate political science majors.