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Sunrise over Earth.

Purdue University is the Cradle of Astronauts™

Explore space with Boilermakers past and present. When it comes to space exploration, Purdue University stands out.   Of NASA’s 360 astronaut candidates, 27 are Purdue graduates. Neil Armstrong (BS aeronautical engineering ’55) was the first person to walk on the …

This is Purdue greatest hits of 2023

Podcast Ep. 97: Greatest Hits of 2023: Celebrating Boilermaker Persistence

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re starting to ring in the new year with some of our most popular episodes from 2023.  Part 1 of our two-part “Greatest Hits of 2023” episode shines a light on the incredible …

Comeback achieved

Real Purdue Global students share the transformative power of earning their online degrees

Discover why these working adults chose Purdue Global to move their lives forward. You’ll hear about the flexible programs designed for working adults. The pride in the Purdue name. The empowering satisfaction of investing in their own growth. The unwavering …


With my degrees in accounting from Purdue Global, I achieved a goal I set 30 years ago 

After joining the Army, then supporting my military husband, I finished my original goal of earning my degree in accounting.

Molly, Bill and Sam Walker share a special family bond in the Purdue Christmas Show

Celebrating 90 years of Christmas cheer

The Purdue Christmas Show tradition is full of cross-generational connections between family members

Darrell Smith, a Purdue maintenance technician and longtime caretaker of the Purdue Memorial Union Christmas tree

A special holiday tradition and a tribute to a beloved spouse

The Purdue Memorial Union Christmas tree is the centerpiece of one of the university’s most beloved traditions.

Alan's journey to the stage.

A U.S. sergeant major’s journey to his #PurdueGlobal diploma

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Alan Thomas is #PurdueGlobalProud. Thomas says that although he’s already reached the highest enlisted rank in the Army, there was a certain pride he could only feel by finally earning the bachelor’s degree he’s considered most …


The Possibilities of Purdue: What Comes Next? 

At Purdue University, there’s something more that motivates us. It’s a belief that tomorrow can be better than today — and that we have the power to change the world through small steps and giant leaps.   From computer science to AI, …

Two students sit in front of a large sculpture of a head made of bricks.

Purdue art that’s larger than life

Purdue is home to spectacular art, from the interplanetary VOSS model to the extravagance of Faustino Aizkorbe’s Transformation.

Lauren Castrinos Bradford

Top 10 reasons why Purdue Global has the best online degree program for you 

Discover what makes Purdue Global stand out from other online higher education options

Sangtae Kim

Podcast Ep. 96: Sangtae Kim on Leading the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering and the Importance of Purdue’s ‘Excellence at Scale’

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Sangtae Kim, the Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of Chemical Engineering and Distinguished Professor. Sangtae dives into his family background — including what it was like growing up in a …

Move your law career forward

Your moment for law school | Move forward with an online law degree with Purdue Global Law School

This is your moment. You can move forward, stronger than ever, with a law degree from #PurdueGlobalLawSchool — the nation’s first fully online law school. Whether you’re interested in a Juris Doctor, like Abby, or Executive Juris Doctor, like Tony, …

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