Media Mentions

  • September 20, 2023

    PNW Partners with Munster High on Wetlands Panel

    The Northwest Indiana Times shares how over 70 PNW students and professors met with Munster High School students for a panel titled “Supreme Court vs. EPA." Professors discussed the legal, political and environmental implications of the recent Sackett vs. EPA Supreme Court decision.

  • July 24, 2023

    A Coerced Confession?

    Nicky Ali Jackson, executive director of Purdue University Northwest’s Center for Justice and Post-Exoneration Assistance in Hammond, was quoted recently in the Chicago Sun-Times article about Cleveland “Christopher” Bynum, a Gary man serving a 300-year sentence for 5 killings another man later confessed to.

  • May 19, 2023

    Ten highlights from the 2022-23 academic year

    The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) community enjoyed an academic year filled with new achievements in scholarly research, engaging student life events, and community impact.

  • April 28, 2023

    PNW Graduate LaPorte Police Department’s First Social Worker

    The Northwest Indiana Times shares how Purdue University Northwest graduate Caitlyn Kalisik is helping officers deal with mental health and drug abuse issues encountered during calls for assistance.

  • December 19, 2022

    PNW students present the big picture on climate change

    Students in a fall semester “Environment and Social Justice” class taught by Kim Scipes, professor emeritus of Sociology, presented a research symposium that took a local lens to resources, energy production, population, food and other topics while connecting them to the larger issue of global climate change.

  • February 4, 2022

    PNW Professor Amanda Zelechoski Discusses Pandemic Parenting on ABC News

    On a recent segment on ABC news, “Pandemic Parenting” podcast hosts Amanda Zelechoski—a professor of psychology at Purdue University Northwest—and Lindsay Malloy uses their expertise in psychology and youth trauma to discuss parenting amid the pandemic.

  • October 8, 2021

    PNW Professor Quoted in AP News Story on Pandemic Parenting

    Amanda Zelechoski, a Purdue University Northwest psychology professor who co-founded the website and nonprofit Pandemic Parenting, was quoted in an AP News story on vaccines and schools.

  • September 8, 2021

    Vincent Marasco Quoted In MSW Online

    Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, Vincent Marasco, talks to MSW Online as part of a round-up of professors and change makers from leading counseling institutions.

  • July 26, 2021

    Media Mention: Willie T. Donald Advisory Coalition

    Members of PNW’s Willie T. Donald Advisory Coalition were recently featured in the media. Willie T. Donald, known as “Timmy,” was interviewed on the Daily Blast Live about the 24 years he spent in prison for a crime he did not commit.