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PNW News

Explore the latest news and announcements from Purdue University Northwest, including student spotlights, faculty highlights and the latest partnerships with our community.

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Purdue University Northwest Contributes $746 Million in Local Income to Regional Economy

Purdue University Northwest adds $745.9 million in total income to Northwest Indiana, supporting 10,494 jobs across Lake, Porter and La Porte counties, according to a recently completed economic impact study.

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Purdue University Northwest Earns Recognitions in U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings

Purdue University Northwest earned notable accolades among the best regional universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges ranking.

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Educator, Researcher, Mentor – Grethe Hystad Connects Students and Math

Grethe Hystad uses her passion for problem-solving to create an engaging learning environment for students.

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Purdue University Northwest to offer Doctor of Technology degree

PNW has gained approval from the Purdue University Board of Trustees to offer a Doctor of Technology degree. Pending approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The program will be the second doctoral degree offered by PNW, joining the Doctorate of Nursing Practice.

Focused on Healthcare: Meet PNW Graduate Kelly DeMichael

With a love for science and an interest in healthcare, Kelly DeMichael, ’21, decided early on for a pre-med course of study at PNW.

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Educator, Researcher, Mentor – Grethe Hystad Connects Students and Math

Grethe Hystad uses her passion for problem-solving to create an engaging learning environment for students.

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Academic Affairs Return to Normal Operations

As fall semester begins to wind down, and spring semester starts to ramp up, our presence on campus is even more important. Therefore, a return to normal on campus schedules is expected for all academic units.

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Purdue University Northwest to offer Doctor of Technology degree

PNW has gained approval from the Purdue University Board of Trustees to offer a Doctor of Technology degree. Pending approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The program will be the second doctoral degree offered by PNW, joining the Doctorate of Nursing Practice.