The summer is coming to an end and fall is just about here. We all know what that means – school is about to start! The Department of History & Philosophy is excited about the upcoming semester and we want to welcome back all returning students, and extend a big hello to all the new ...read more ... The Department of History & Philosophy welcomes you back!
We have some exciting news and a big congratulations to give to Zack Bevins! Zack is a student in the Department of History & Philosophy and was recently awarded the “Above and Beyond” award at the Annual Student Recognition Banquet. The banquet was held on April 3, 2019, and honors outstanding students who have excelled ...read more ... PNW History Student Wins Award for going “Above and Beyond”
As a part of the History Matters series, Dr. Mary Beth Fraser Connolly will give a talk about Digital History, Nuns, Billy the Kid, and Italian immigrants in Cincinnati in LSF 249 from 12:30 to 1:30pm April 9. The archives of Catholic women religious are full of records which are deeply connected to women’s history and ...read more ... History Matters presentation with Dr. Mary Beth Fraser Connolly
As the semester continues, we are pleased to announce the next part of our “Philosophy Matters” series. Join us on March 27th, as Dr. Hoon Lee gives a presentation on indirect communication entitled, “Mr. Rogers & the Way of Indirect Communication.” Fred Rogers, who was better known as “Mr. Rogers,” was instrumental in the education ...read more ... Philosophy Matters Talk – Mr. Rogers and the Way of Indirect Communication
This Thursday, March 7, Dr. Kathleen Tobin of the PNW Department of History & Philosophy will be giving a presentation at the Barker Mansion’s event, “History On Tap.” The event starts at 6 pm and the lecture is open to the public. Dr. Tobin will be presenting “Ideas of American Motherhood in the 1920s.” A ...read more ... Dr. Tobin to speak at “History on Tap”
PNW Concurrent Enrollment Instructor presents his research at the Indiana Association of Historians event
On February 23, 2019, North Newton High School history teacher Gregory Willis presented his research on the Indiana National Guard at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians held at Hanover College. Willis is a dedicated teacher in Purdue University Northwest’s Concurrent Enrollment Program, where North Newton students can earn college-level credit ...read more ... PNW Concurrent Enrollment Instructor presents his research at the Indiana Association of Historians event
The Porter County Academic Super Bowl Invitational will be held at Purdue Northwest’s Westville campus on Wednesday March 6, 2019. The event will be hosted in the Great Hall at the James B. Dworkin Student Activities Center, and the Department of History & Philosophy’s Mary Beth Connolly will be serving as the moderator for the ...read more ... Our instructors will be at the Academic Super Bowl!
To commemorate Black History Month, the Department of History & Philosophy will be presenting two film screenings. The first screening is on February 21, and will feature the 1989 film, Glory. The film is about the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first regiments to be made up of African-Americans. The film shows ...read more ... Movie showings to commemorate Black History Month
Phi Alpha Theta, the honor society for undergraduate and graduate students in history, is gearing up to welcome new PNW members this spring! In April, an induction ceremony will be held for new members. In order to be eligible for Phi Alpha Theta, undergraduate students must have an overall 3.0 GPA, with a minimum GPA of ...read more ... Phi Alpha Theta to welcome new members
On Saturday, November 3, a group of students from our History & Philosophy Department, along with Department Chair Dr. Kathleen Tobin, attended the “Careers in History Symposium” at IUPUI. Held in Indianapolis at the IUPUI Campus, and hosted by the National Council on Public History and the IUPUI Public History Program, attending students saw Jennifer ...read more ... PNW Students attend “Careers in History Symposium” at IUPUI