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Department of History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics

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Because of the class sizes, I am on a first name basis with all of my professors...They’re always asking about my future plans and how they can help me reach my goals."

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I fell in love with the people in the department and the subject in general. PNW has become a second home for me.

PNW offered a perfect college experience for me. The connections and relationships I’ve made are my favorite thing about attending.

Emily Weber-Brokke, ’21, Political Science and Spanish

My history professors help me Power Onward. They all look out for their students and make sure they give their students the best they can offer.

Ariana Bulatovich, ’19, Master of Arts in History, ’21

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News & Announcements

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PNW Faculty and Staff Earn ACUE Certifications

Effective teaching practices begin with strong training, a theme more than 100 PNW faculty and staff members have found after earning Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) certifications.

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Call for Proposals: What’s Going On: Breaking Bread, COVID-19, Anti-Racism and Critical Conversations on Social Justice

The newly formed editorial board of the “What’s Going On? CHESS Newsletter” invites you to submit proposed conversation starters.

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Local Memorial Service to be Held for Beloved History Lecturer Valentino Martinez

A local memorial service for Valentino Martinez, longtime continuing lecturer in History, will be held on Saturday, September 25 at the St. John Township Community Center in Schererville IN from 3 to 7 p.m.

Important Dates

Oct 25

Spring 2022 Priority Registration: Sophomores

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration is now open to PNW sophomores as well as juniors, seniors, graduate students, Honors College students, veterans and student athletes.

Oct 26

Empire by Invitation: Afghanistan and Forever Wars

Nafiz Shahrani, Ph.D. is a professor of anthropology for Central Asian & Middle Eastern Studies from Indiana University Bloomington and will be hosting a talk on Afghanistan and Forever Wars.

Oct 28

Caffeine with the Dean

CHESS faculty and staff are invited to chat with Interim Dean Anne Gregory over coffee or tea.  

Nov 02

Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela

Karen B. Morris, Ph.D. with Deepa Majumdar, D.S.Sc., discuss Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

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Read the Third Issue of PNW’s Philosophy Magazine: “Symphony of Reason!”

In the Spring 2021 issue of PNW’s philosophy magazine, hear from ​seven authentic student voices reflecting on a range of authors (Plato, Descartes, Epictetus, etc.) and topics (truth, historiography, etc.).

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