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  • April 18, 2019

    One of Our Own Wins Award at Founders Day

    The Department of History & Philosophy’s Administrative Assistant, Beth Simac, has excelled in her work and gone beyond the call of duty. She was recognized as the “Outstanding Clerical Staff of the Year” at the Founders Day Celebration.

  • April 16, 2019

    PNW Undergrad Writes Book About Indiana High School Basketball

    Christian Porter is majoring in History at Purdue Northwest and not long ago, Christian wrote his own book about basketball in the Hoosier state.

  • April 9, 2019

    Get to Know Dr. Kincaid

    Dr. Kincaid is an expert in Latin American history specializing in indigenous and environmental history of South American countries, and is an advocate of travel and studying abroad.

  • March 20, 2019

    Get to Know Deepa Majumdar

    Dr. Majumdar is a committed instructor and feels that teaching philosophy is a privilege. As she says, “I would say what’s rewarding are not just the students in the classroom but also my subject, which is philosophy.

  • December 11, 2018

    Get to Know Dr. Zinaich!

    Dr. Zinaich teaches a variety of philosophy courses at Purdue Northwest, ranging from Introduction to Philosophy, to Ethics for Professions, to Principles of Logic, while also having taught Ancient Greek Philosophy. He sees himself as a “history of philosophy kinda guy” after having really taken to the historical aspects of philosophy.

  • December 11, 2018

    Catching Up with Alumni: John Decker

    John Decker recently graduated from PNW’s Department of History & Philosophy. Following graduation, John entered the work force and has found quite a bit of success. Recently, John gave us an update on where he’s at in his journey and how PNW helped him.

  • October 22, 2018

    Work of Controversial Historian Examined in New Book by Purdue Northwest Professor

    Book by Purdue University Northwest Professor David Detmer, is a study of Zinn and the response to his influential work.

  • September 24, 2018

    Get to Know Dr. Tobin

    In March of this year, Dr. Kathleen Tobin was announced as the new chair of the Department of History and Philosophy. She earned her undergraduate degree from Calumet College of St. Joseph in Communication and Radio & Television Production and started her career as a local reporter for WJOB and Cable 3 News.