Two CHESS faculty members spent the 2018-2019 academic year abroad as Fulbright scholars, while a third faculty member is serving as a distinguished fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Advanced Study. Dean Elaine Carey said PNW students will benefit from the insights gained by these faculty members. “Awards such as these give […]
Four CHESS faculty members earned promotion to full professor. Their appointments were approved by the Purdue University Board of Trustees in April and became effective at the start of the fall semester. Dean Elaine Carey praised the devotion and hard work of the new full professors. “Promotion to the rank of professor is the pinnacle […]
PNW’s Social Work program has received formal notification of its accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education. The accreditation is for four years and the result of a three-year process of self-study review, site visits, and review by council’s Commission on Accreditation. There were no conditions associated with the accreditation decision. Pamela Saylor, clinical […]
The Roundtable Perspective, the weekly interview program produced by PNW’s broadcasting students, has won a Communicator Award of Distinction from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for the third straight year. The winning program featured guest Dan Bashara, instructor of media studies at DePaul University, and host Lee Artz, professor of media studies at […]
A PNW faculty member and students in the criminal justice program played an important role in gaining approval of a compensation plan for those individuals wrongly convicted of committing crimes. Nicky Jackson, associate professor of criminal justice, said PNW students provided valuable research and raised awareness of the issue to establish a state fund for […]
Brea N. Regula, a senior psychology major, has been awarded a 2018-2019 Summer Mamie Phipps Clark Diversity Undergraduate Research Grant from Psi Chi, the international honor society based in Chattanooga, Tenn. Regula’s project is titled, “Perceived stress, anxiety, and depression in undergraduate students and genetic vulnerability expressed by the ADRB1 gene.” She plans to investigate […]
Two leaders of The PNW Pioneer’s staff won four awards each in the Indiana Collegiate Press Association’s annual competition.
Four CHESS students won significant awards for their scholarly presentations at the 27th annual Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference held at PNW April 11-12.
CHESS honored Women’s History Month with a series of events titled #WomensVoices: A Celebration of Women’s History Month. The events took place March 19-21 and promoted discussion of socio- political movements and personal perspectives central to female experiences in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Approximately 100 students, faculty, staff and local community members turned out for the second Black History Month Poetry Slam on February 7, 2019. This event is part of the university’s Building Community Through the Arts program which was established to reach the diverse external communities served by PNW.