Purdue professor ‘brings the world’ to help after Maui, Hawaii, wildfires
The sense of purpose that initially inspired Andrew Whelton still pushes him to help at disaster sites today.
Podcast Ep. 91: Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Bioarchaeology and the Ancient Nile River Valley With Michele Buzon
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Michele Buzon, professor of anthropology in Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts. This marks the final episode in our 2023 Purdue Research Series, which shares how Purdue provides practical solutions …
The world’s smallest drum
Boilermakers know that Purdue is home of the World’s Largest Drum. But have you heard about the world’s smallest drum?
Seeing STARS: Purdue trains next generation of semiconductor engineers
Programs like Purdue’s STARS initiative are essential as partners from education, government and industry collaborate to resolve U.S. semiconductor concerns.
Podcast Ep. 89: Purdue Research Series | A Look Into NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Boilermaker Ties to Space With Danny Milisavljevic
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Danny Milisavljevic, associate professor of physics and astronomy in Purdue University’s College of Science. This marks the third episode in our Purdue Research Series, which shares how Purdue provides practical …
Podcast Ep. 87: Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Food Safety, Security and Sustainability With Amanda Deering and Haley Oliver
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Amanda Deering and Haley Oliver from Purdue University’s Department of Food Science. This marks the second episode in our Purdue Research Series, which shares how Purdue provides practical solutions to …
Podcast Ep. 86 – Susan Edgell Discusses How Her Mother, Virginia Ferris, Became the First Woman Appointed to Purdue Agriculture Faculty
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Susan Edgell, the daughter of Purdue University trailblazer Virginia Ferris. Virginia was the first woman appointed to the College of Agriculture faculty and had a significant influence on the department’s …
Podcast Ep. 85: Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Semiconductors With Mark Lundstrom
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re featuring the first guest in our Purdue Research Series, Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University’s chief semiconductor officer. We’re sharing how Purdue provides practical solutions to the world’s toughest challenges in this new series. …
Podcast Ep. 82: Purdue Institute for Cancer Research Raises $100,000 in Annual Challenge 5K
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” the podcast team is taking our listeners behind the scenes during the Purdue Institute for Cancer Research’s 15th annual Challenge 5K run/walk. More than 900 runners and walkers participated in this year’s Challenge, …
Purdue Polytechnic professor reflects on teaching career
Bryan Hubbard hails from a small town. Others might have been intimidated their first time on Purdue’s campus. Bryan wasn’t.
Pharmacy professor strikes ideal balance as instructor, mentor in preparing next generation of industry leaders
In preparing the next generation for careers in pharmacy, Purdue professor Jamie Woodyard strikes a balance, stressing the value of students learning from their mistakes while underscoring the consequences of errors in dispensing medicine.
Current events, free-flowing conversations offer students an impactful environment for innovative learning
Current events take center stage in Professor Swati Srivastava’s classes as students examine the complex intersections where social media and ethics meet economic inequality and institutional power.