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Haocen Wang
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Promoting healthy behaviors in older adults

Although Haocen Wang didn’t know exactly what her research focus would be when she moved to the Midwest from her native China to pursue a PhD, she knew she wanted to work with older adults. Raised largely by her maternal …

Carlos Mahaffey
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Examining the role culture plays in medical distrust

Carlos Mahaffey grew up knowing about the Tuskegee syphilis study, in which researchers did not obtain informed consent from the 600 Black male participants who were denied penicillin even after it became widely available. For many Black Americans, the serious …

Assistant professor of epidemiology Shandey Malcolm
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Reducing risky sexual behaviors among youth

For a decade, Shandey Malcolm worked in the Ministry of Health for Turks and Caicos Islands, most recently as the national epidemiologist. Now an assistant professor of epidemiology at Purdue University, she leverages her expertise in epidemiology to find determinants …

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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.

A Purdue Global graduate at the 2022 spring commencement ceremony in Indianapolis.
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Purdue Global

Purdue Global combines prestige and accessibility for working adults looking to take the next step in their career.

Soneya Tamang is a sophomore at Purdue University.
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Purdue Polytechnic High School grad shares journey from refugee camp to college

Soneya Tamang’s experiences and education have led to passions for student organizations and mission trips.

Helen Bass Williams, Purdue’s first African American faculty member.
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Purdue’s First African American professor’s impact felt across generations

Decades after her death in 1991, several examples of pioneering educator Helen Bass Williams’ impact at Purdue persist.

Purdue arch
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Take a drone tour of Purdue

Experience a drone tour of Purdue’s campus in West Lafayette, where students pursue innovation and build a better world together. Experience iconic locations, sprawling sidewalks and signature red brick buildings, all from a bird’s-eye view. This footage takes you right …

Sydney Tucker poses with eight Delta Sigma Theta sisters
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Purdue’s ‘Divine Nine’ on their one-of-a-kind community

Friendship is essential to the soul. These are the words that compelled Michael Durrett to pledge Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., one of the historically Black fraternities and sororities founded in the early 1900s. Omega’s motto sums up a core …

Keenan McKibben is a sophomore in Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
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Creating a career in robotics design through an internship opportunity

A passion for STEM and robotics sparked at Purdue Polytechnic High School led Keenan McKibben to Purdue University.

PPHS students working on a 3D printer
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Purdue Polytechnic High School

The quality of an education shouldn’t be based on a zip code. Powered by Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) was created to offer new pathways to Purdue, specifically for K-12 Hoosier students who are underserved by traditional high …

Wilmeth Active Learning Center
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Popular Purdue Buildings for Student Life

With such a beautiful campus and architectural gems everywhere, Purdue University has multiple places to offer students no matter what they’re looking for.