History Philosophy Political Science Economics

  • 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.

  • June 29, 2023

    Purdue Northwest Students Earn Spring 2023 Semester Dean’s List Honors

    The Purdue University Northwest spring 2023 semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,647 undergraduate students for their academic achievements.

  • June 12, 2023

    Purdue University Northwest recognizes Juneteenth with a Celebrate Freedom Day

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will celebrate Juneteenth from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 19 in Founders Plaza north of the Student Union and Library Building, 2233 173rd Street, Hammond, IN.

  • May 15, 2023

    Cultural Heritage Celebration Committee Highlights AAPI Topics

    This spring, Purdue University Northwest recognized Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage with cultural events addressing topics such as history, art, and archaeology.

  • April 10, 2023

    Lionhearted Leaders: Yu Ouyang

    PNW's Lionhearted Leaders are faculty recognized for their exceptional work inside and outside the classroom. Meet Yu Ouyang, professor of Political Science and a Lionhearted Leader in the College of History, Philosophy, Political Science and Economics,

  • December 7, 2022

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

    Welcome to PNW’s philosophy magazine, pioneered and created by Deepa Majumdar. The purpose of this magazine is to encourage philosophical reflection and creativity in PNW students. In this ​third issue, we have ​seven authentic student voices reflecting on a range of authors (Plato, Descartes, Epictetus, etc.) and topics (truth, historiography, etc.).

  • September 19, 2022

    PNW’s Pi Sigma Alpha receives Best Chapter Award for 2021-2022

    Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA), the national political science honor society, has been awarded a Best Chapter Award for 2021-2022. This latest recognition marks the third year in a row that PNW’s Tau Psi chapter has received this award.

  • 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.

  • February 10, 2022

    Sharing Sad News of the Passing of Saul Lerner

    It is with deep sadness that we share that Saul Lerner, a professor of history in the Department of History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Purdue University Northwest since 1967, died on Tuesday, February 8. He was 85 years old.

  • January 12, 2022

    PNW Faculty Awarded 2022 MLK Dreamer Award

    Professor Deepa Majumdar and Associate Professor Karen Bishop Morris have been selected as recipients of the 2022 Purdue University Martin Luther King, Jr. Dreamer Award.