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Celebrating International Podcast Day with ‘This Is Purdue’

Kate Young

Sept. 30 marks International Podcast Day

“This Is Purdue” highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who, through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leaps.

Join us every other Thursday as we interview students, faculty and alumni taking small steps toward their goals and inspiring others to do the same.

Kate Young

Who are the next game-changers, difference-makers, ceiling-breakers, innovators? Who are these Boilermakers?

Kate Young ‘This Is Purdue’ Host, Writer and Executive Producer

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