January 18, 2023
Purdue Northwest celebrates MLK Day
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) celebrated its annual MLK Day recognition through several events intended to not only honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, but also capture the spirit of social justice and service to the community.
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.
December 14, 2022
Purdue Northwest’s CIVS helps steelmakers tackle industry’s biggest issues like decarbonization
PNW’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) is at the forefront for researching two of the most important topics in manufacturing: digitalization and decarbonization. Read The Times of Northwest Indiana’s coverage of recent CIVS projects and how researchers use cutting-edge tools for innovation with industry partners.
November 3, 2022
Jake Lenson Selected for 20 Under 40 Award
Congratulations to Jake Lenson, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning, Infrastructure and Facilities! He was recognized for accomplishments and his potential by The Times Media Co. and Indiana Business magazine's 20 Under 40 program.
October 31, 2022
GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Connie Orozco Huerta
PNW Mechanical Engineering Technology alumnus Connie Orozco Huerta was featured in a "Quick Six" profile by her employer, GE Aerospace! Huerta talks about her current job and shares how she came to pursue a career in aviation.
October 31, 2022
PNW Building Ecosystem to Drive Economic Development for Northwest Indiana
PNW Chancellor Thomas L. Keon’s column in The Times of Northwest Indiana praises PNW’s new Doctor of Technology (DTech) applied research program and highlights how those doctoral students will be key players in innovation opportunities for Northwest Indiana, particularly through the Roberts Impact Lab at PNW.
October 5, 2022
PNW Brings Together Culture and Community at Second Hispanic Heritage Festival
GreatNews.Life shares photos and highlights from PNW’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Festival. Held on Hammond campus, the festival featured vendors, food and live entertainment, including a dance performance from Danzantes Aztecas.
September 30, 2022
Building Expansion for PNW Partner
PNW Chancellor Thomas L. Keon was among those present at the ribbon cutting for the 100,000-square-foot building expansion for Morrison Container Handling Solutions. The company has been a key partner for PNW's College of Technology, notably the Mechatronics Engineering Technology degree program.
August 3, 2022
The Greater South Shore Initiative: Building the Next 100 Years
PNW Chancellor Thomas L. Keon’s latest column for The Times of Northwest Indiana highlights the Greater South Shore Initiative, which calls for proactive planning for how Northwest Indiana’s communities will take advantage of the South Shore Line expansion that is already underway.
June 6, 2022
Ten Highlights From the 2021-22 Academic Year
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) demonstrated its status as the region’s premier metropolitan university through achievements and events in its academics, student life, athletics, and community impact.