David Graves

Podcast Ep. 79: From Purdue to President of Pizza Hut: In-Depth With David Graves

In this special episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to the president of Pizza Hut U.S., David Graves.  That’s right, the president of one of America’s largest pizza chains is a Boilermaker who graduated from Purdue University’s business school, …

The Gramlich family with Chancellor Frank Dooley.

Purdue Global commencement celebrates multigenerational success

The Gramlich family aspires to be examples of persistence that their children can look to for guidance.

Matlyn Miller smiles at the camera and rests her chin on her fist.

What makes Purdue accounting majors so employable?

Boilermakers are an absolute force in the job market. In Purdue’s accounting program, it’s not hard to see why.

Dolan Williams stands at a Purdue Global lectern with commencement gown and regalia.

Defining your own path with Purdue Global

Maybe you know the feeling. You’re settled into a comfortable job. Then with one word, your heart sinks: layoffs.


Podcast Ep. 78: Purdue Men’s Basketball Parents on Supporting Their Sons During This Historic Season

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating this historic Purdue men’s basketball season with Ginny Smith, freshman starting guard Braden Smith’s mom, and Gary and Lotus Furst, sophomore starting forward Caleb Furst’s parents. Join us for this special …

Purdue men’s basketball coach Matt Painter

The persistent pursuit of (basketball) excellence

Purdue’s Matt Painter is in the process of building a program that is a model in the college basketball world.


Purdue Global, PPHS carry on tradition that dates back to Purdue’s founding

Nearly 45 years after she attended her first class on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, Cynthia Walker Middleton finished what she started by completing an online degree in business administration through Purdue Global. Justin Marvin enrolled at Purdue Global with …


College tips for parents from parents

The college application process can raise a lot of questions, and not just for the students. Parents, family and other support systems can play a key role in the decision. We had real parents of current students look back on …


Podcast Ep. 76: FDA Authorizes Lung Cancer Imaging Agent Based on Research From Purdue

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re sharing a new update from our conversation with Boilermaker innovator Philip Low. Professor Low, Purdue University’s Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, helped develop …

Professor Mark French in his classroom, where he leads MET 34900.

Hands-on ‘guitar lab’ is one of Purdue’s most popular courses

A supportive professor, an immersive project and lessons that prepare for postgraduation life. MET 34900 strikes a chord with students.

Kendra Bracken-Ferguson

Podcast Ep. 75: Entrepreneur Kendra Bracken-Ferguson on Innovating Social Media Efforts for Ralph Lauren, AT&T and More

In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to successful entrepreneur Kendra Bracken-Ferguson (BA communication ‘02), founder and CEO of BrainTrust. Listen as Kendra describes the early days of social media, blogging and influencing, and how she used platforms …

Purdue Global student Leanna Chroman.

Commitment to service prompts restaurant exec to choose Purdue Global

Leanna Chroman learned early on about the joy and fulfillment that comes from caring about others’ well-being.