Boilermakers have been integral to the Indianapolis 500 for more than 100 years — whether it’s engineers ensuring optimal vehicle performance, the “All-American” Marching Band playing “Back Home Again in Indiana” or students representing the University in the 500 Festival Princess Program. Welcome home, race fans.
Campus history as seen within Purdue’s Campus Model
The Purdue Campus Model has been around since 1957, but not much is known about its beginnings. Learn about this hidden icon and how it is part of Purdue’s spirit.
Purdue@DC: Bringing together key semiconductor partners
Purdue has taken the lead among American universities in tackling our nation’s semiconductor concerns – and we’re not doing it alone. Boilermakers are teaming up with experts from government, industry and academia to “seize our silicon moment,” as Purdue President …
Podcast Ep. 92: Dave and Donna Beering on Continuing Former Purdue President Dr. Steven Beering’s Legacy
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Dave and Donna Beering, proud alumni and son and daughter-in-law of Dr. Steven C. Beering, former Purdue president. If you’re a Boilermaker, you’ve likely heard the name “Beering” or possibly …
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?