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George Wodicka poses in the atrium at Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering.
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Student success, collaborations highlight Wodicka’s legacy at Purdue

From the beginning, George Wodicka believed a strong academic foundation would enhance Purdue biomedical engineering’s external success.

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A lesson in dedication

Cancer couldn’t stop this Army veteran from pursuing a Purdue Global degree Once Sheila Taylor set her mind on completing a graduate degree, nothing was going to stand in her way. Not when she was diagnosed with breast cancer for …

Justin Marvin is a firefighter and paramedic with the Purdue Fire Department.
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Purdue firefighter gets new opportunities learning online

More than 500 Purdue employees have attended Purdue Global tuition-free As the son of two public servants – a teacher and the former West Lafayette chief of police – Justin Marvin was naturally drawn to an occupation that educates and …

Cynthia Walker Middleton worked at Motorola as a liaison between engineers and technicians.
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A long journey home to Purdue

Purdue Global made it possible to finish a degree started in West Lafayette 40 years ago She has lived in numerous states and taken college courses in several of them, but Cynthia Walker Middleton has always had a soft spot …

Boiler Gold Rush students gather around the “A Warm Light for All” art installation
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BGR Entertainment Challenge showcases creativity on campus

After experiencing the BGR Entertainment Challenge, new students might contemplate how personal interests can influence their career path.

Purdue Global alumna Ashley Tippins
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Purdue Global alumna aims to create change in her community as a nurse

Ashley Tippins’ desire to serve patients’ needs motivated her to relentlessly pursue three nursing credentials via Purdue Global.

James and Tracy Ly Scott at Purdue Global commencement with children Damien and Jocelyn.
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Purdue Global couple celebrates graduation milestone together

James and Tracy Ly Scott commemorated years of teamwork when crossing the stage together to accept their Purdue Global diplomas.

Preeti Sivasankar
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Facilitating communication across generations

Through their teaching, research and clinical work, Purdue’s speech-language pathologists address a variety of factors that can disrupt the communication process.

Purdue University Global alumna Krystal Dabon
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Purdue University Global alumna finds unexpected passion for nursing

The Krystal Dabon of 2022 is a far different person from the one who entered the nursing profession two decades ago.

Purdue University Global graduates celebrate with mascot Purdue Pete.
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Meeting students’ needs, wherever they are

Life could have gotten in the way for these Purdue University Global alumni, but they persistently pursued their academic goals.

Logan Noster and Umesh Patel
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Chance encounter reveals Purdue engineers’ remarkable connection

Umesh Patel unexpectedly met a beneficiary of Cook Biotech’s SIS technology on the night Purdue named him a distinguished alumnus.

Purdue alumnus Nathan O’Rourke, race engineer for IndyCar driver Colton Herta
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From the grandstands to pit row

A young Nathan O’Rourke could list every Indianapolis 500 winner since 1911. Since then, he’s worked with some of the best known names in IndyCar and is currently living out his racing dreams.