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Celebrating International Podcast Day with ‘This Is Purdue’

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.

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Dorn Hayes
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Podcast Ep. 101: Ford Motor Co. HR Director Rochelle Dorn-Hayes on the Importance of Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Rochelle Dorn-Hayes, human resources director at Ford Motor Co.   Tune in as Rochelle shares more about her time at Purdue, where she earned her MBA from the Mitchell E. Daniels, …

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Podcast Ep. 100: All Hail to 100 Episodes

In this special 100th episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating and reflecting on our past episodes, which highlight Boilermakers who, through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap.   Over the last three years, our podcast …

Dean Jim Bullard
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Podcast Ep. 99: A New Dean for a New Era: Getting To Know Purdue’s Daniels School of Business Dean Jim Bullard

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Jim Bullard, the Dr. Samuel R. Allen Dean of the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business. Listen as Dean Bullard discusses his career journey from his time navigating obstacles …

This is Purdue greatest hits of 2023
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Podcast Ep. 98: Greatest Hits of 2023: Celebrating Purdue Research Solving the World’s Toughest Challenges

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating Boilermakers who provide practical solutions to the world’s toughest challenges.  Part 2 of our “Greatest Hits of 2023” shines a light on the incredible research advancements from Purdue Boilermakers as we …

This is Purdue greatest hits of 2023
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Podcast Ep. 97: Greatest Hits of 2023: Celebrating Boilermaker Persistence

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re starting to ring in the new year with some of our most popular episodes from 2023.  Part 1 of our two-part “Greatest Hits of 2023” episode shines a light on the incredible …

Sangtae Kim
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Podcast Ep. 96: Sangtae Kim on Leading the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering and the Importance of Purdue’s ‘Excellence at Scale’

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Sangtae Kim, the Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of Chemical Engineering and Distinguished Professor. Sangtae dives into his family background — including what it was like growing up in a …

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Podcast Ep. 95: Football Legend Leroy Keyes’ Wife, Monica, on Earning Her Master’s Degree at Purdue, Raising Their Family in the Boilermaker Community and Her Husband’s Legacy

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Monica Keyes, wife of the late Purdue icon and former Boilermaker football player and coach Leroy Keyes.  Turns out, the couple met in a church bowling league in Philadelphia, Monica’s …

Purdue’s “Piano Man,” Bruce Barker.
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Podcast Ep. 94: ‘Piano Man’ Bruce Barker on His Purdue Experience, Playing in Front of Millions and Retirement

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Purdue’s “Piano Man,” Bruce Barker. Despite growing up in Lafayette, Bruce didn’t see himself attending Purdue. He wasn’t the best student while in school, and he didn’t peg himself as …

Former Purdue Quarterback Curtis Painter on Playing for Coach Tiller
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Podcast Ep. 93: Former Purdue Quarterback Curtis Painter on Playing for Coach Tiller, His NFL Career and Returning Home to Indiana

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to former Purdue football quarterback Curtis Painter. After Curtis’ time at Purdue, he stayed right here at home in Indiana, playing three seasons for the Indianapolis Colts before the Baltimore Ravens …

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