Day in, day out Boilermakers are persistent in their pursuit of the next giant leap. From walk-on to Purdue University’s starting quarterback, Aidan O’Connell’s “whatever-it-takes” drive is grounded in early morning trainings, late nights watching film and a never-quite-satisfied desire for something greater.
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 …
How Purdue astronaut Loral O’Hara fulfilled her childhood space dreams
Since completing astronaut training in 2020, Loral O’Hara has been waiting for her flight to space. It’s finally coming.
Discover the comebacks of Purdue Global students
Explore stories about the incredible people who chose to come back and move forward with Purdue Global.
Leukemia couldn’t stop 2023 Tyler Trent Award winner Andrew Kinder
From the moment of his leukemia diagnosis, Andrew Kinder had just one goal in mind: resuming a normal life as soon as possible. As an honors student with a 4.3 GPA in high school, Kinder had to temper his expectations …
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?
Podcast Ep. 90: Coach Ryan Walters and the New Era of Purdue Football
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to our new Purdue University head football coach, Ryan Walters. Listen as Coach Walters describes how he felt when he got the call from Purdue Athletics Director Mike Bobinski and what …
Tyler Trent Award winner back in the game after leukemia diagnosis
Andrew fell in love with lacrosse in second grade. Taking hits comes with the territory. This time, something was different.