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Matlyn Miller smiles at the camera and rests her chin on her fist.

What makes Purdue accounting majors so employable?

Boilermakers are an absolute force in the job market. In Purdue’s accounting program, it’s not hard to see why.

Betty Nelson, former Purdue dean of students

Early advocacy paved way for Purdue’s thriving Disability Resource Center

It’s a source of endless pride for early advocates that today’s Boilermakers with disabilities have ample opportunities to succeed.

Dolan Williams stands at a Purdue Global lectern with commencement gown and regalia.

Defining your own path with Purdue Global

Maybe you know the feeling. You’re settled into a comfortable job. Then with one word, your heart sinks: layoffs.

Purdue men’s basketball coach Matt Painter

The persistent pursuit of (basketball) excellence

Purdue’s Matt Painter is in the process of building a program that is a model in the college basketball world.


Podcast Ep. 78: Purdue Men’s Basketball Parents on Supporting Their Sons During This Historic Season

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating this historic Purdue men’s basketball season with Ginny Smith, freshman starting guard Braden Smith’s mom, and Gary and Lotus Furst, sophomore starting forward Caleb Furst’s parents. Join us for this special …

Wetli poses at Stewart Center’s Boilermaker Station on the West Lafayette campus

5 things every family should know about the big college decision

Selecting and transitioning into college is a process that involves the whole family. Here’s what you can do.


Purdue Global Winter 2023 Commencement

Laughter. Tears. And, loudest of all, applause. Catch the can’t-miss moments from the Purdue Global Winter 2023 Commencement. Graduates gathered in Anaheim, California, on Feb. 24-25 for a weekend of recognition. They enjoyed receptions, dinners and celebrations in their honor …

Dr. Michelle Ludwig poses on a bench, alongside her hearing service dog, Pam.

Advocating for self and community 

Since childhood, Purdue Pharmacy alumna with hearing loss has learned to navigate her own education — with help from Purdue.


College tips for parents from parents

The college application process can raise a lot of questions, and not just for the students. Parents, family and other support systems can play a key role in the decision. We had real parents of current students look back on …

Isha poses in the EPICS lab

Making friends by making a difference

Boilermakers are known using their talent for doing good in the world. And what better way to make friends?

Haocen Wang

Promoting healthy behaviors in older adults

Although Haocen Wang didn’t know exactly what her research focus would be when she moved to the Midwest from her native China to pursue a PhD, she knew she wanted to work with older adults. Raised largely by her maternal …


Podcast Ep. 77: Fighter Pilot Heather Penney Reflects on Purdue Journey and 9/11 Mission

In this special episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Boilermaker and former D.C. Air National Guard fighter pilot Heather Penney. Listen as Heather (BA English ’95, MA American studies ’97) shares her incredible story from 9/11, when she …

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