History Philosophy Political Science 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.
January 5, 2022
Purdue University Northwest announces speakers for spring 2022 “Race, Racism, Anti-racism” series
This spring Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will present a series of interdisciplinary lectures and discussions on racism as a form of necro-being, racism and civic responsibilities, color-blindness and contemporary racism, inner versus outer beauty, the marginalization of certain groups and the racial face of war.
January 5, 2022
Viviana Plaza, ’21, graduated in May with a major in Political Science. Currently, she works for the LaPorte County Government as a Community Development Specialist.
December 6, 2021
Applications open for CHESS Student Advisory Board
The CHESS Student Advisory Board is looking for new members to start in the spring 2022 semesters to provide events that impact the college.
September 21, 2021
Purdue University Northwest announces fall discussion series on ‘Race, Racism, Anti-racism’
Faculty members from Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will present a series of interdisciplinary lectures and discussions this fall on critical race theory, racism and teaching evaluations, ethics of protest, and who is hurt by racism.
September 15, 2021
Purdue University Northwest to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Cultural and Academic Events
PNW will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a variety of cultural and academic events. Observed annually in the U.S. between September 15 and October 15, the events will examine the history, culture and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities.