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Purdue Global student Leanna Chroman.

Commitment to service prompts restaurant exec to choose Purdue Global

Leanna Chroman learned early on about the joy and fulfillment that come from caring about others’ well-being.


Purdue Global student driven by desire to help restaurant colleagues

Leanna Chroman chose to pursue an online college education through Purdue Global for herself and for her company, but it was about much more than that. From her earliest days as a server at Huse Culinary’s first Harry & Izzy’s …

President Mung

Podcast Ep. 74: President Mung Chiang on Becoming Purdue’s 13th President, Boilermaker Persistence and Family

In this special episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to the 13th president of Purdue University, Mung Chiang. Listen in as President Chiang discusses the day he learned he would become president of what he calls “the most consequential …

Purdue Space Program Liquids team

Purdue Space Program Liquids Team: This is Persistence at Purdue University

Whether in a brainstorming session on campus or launching a rocket in a remote corner of the Mojave Desert, Boilermakers never stop in their pursuit to become the best. Again and again and again, the Purdue Space Program Liquids team …

Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Education and Innovation

Podcast Ep. 73: Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Education and Innovation

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating even more popular episodes from 2022. Part 2 of our “Greatest Hits of 2022” episode focuses on the academic side of Purdue University. Listen as these Boilermakers — from an IndyCar, …

Purdue Polytechnic High School offers its students a unique pathway to acceptance at Purdue University.

Purdue remains nimble and driven toward the future

Evolving alongside society is necessary for any land-grant institution that wishes to deliver upon its promise.

Philip Low works in a laboratory.

Imaging agent illuminates lung cancer tumors

Removing cancerous tumors relies on a range of tools. Cytalux makes surgery to remove lung cancer tumors more exact.

Melissa Burdi, dean and vice president of the Purdue Global School of Nursing

Helping nurses benefit their patients – and themselves

Melissa Burdi’s wealth of experience gives her a unique perspective on the possibilities available to Purdue Global nursing students.

George Wodicka, right, led Purdue’s biomedical engineering program for 23 years before stepping down in 2021.

Why Purdue is unique among land-grant institutions

Purdue distinguishes itself through its focus on collaborative, multidisciplinary research that is increasingly important to solving society’s most pressing issues.

Hudson Tsang smiles at the camera. A small drone sits on the table in front of him.

How one student’s backup plan became his calling

Hudson Tsang had been interested in becoming an airplane pilot for as long as he could remember.


What Can You Imagine at Purdue?

At Purdue, we believe the only barriers to what you can achieve should be the limits of your imagination.

Podcast Greatest Hits 2022

Podcast Ep. 72: Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Athletics

Celebrate the new year with some of our most popular “This Is Purdue” athletics episodes from 2022. Listen today!

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