Aidan O’Connell: This is Persistence at Purdue University
Day in, day out Boilermakers are persistent in their pursuit of the next giant leap. From walk-on to Purdue University’s starting quarterback, Aidan O’Connell’s “whatever-it-takes” drive is grounded in early morning trainings, late nights watching film and a never-quite-satisfied desire …
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 …
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.
Boiler Gold Rush 2022
A Uniquely Purdue Welcome: Boiler Gold Rush 2022 On Aug. 16, Purdue welcomed the Class of ’26 for welcome week — or, as we call it, Boiler Gold Rush! Incoming freshmen spent the week exploring campus, making friends and building …
Podcast Ep. 65: In-depth with Purdue Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Dave Shondell
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Dave Shondell, Purdue University’s Art and Connie Euler Women’s Volleyball Head Coach. From growing up immersed in volleyball with his dad and brothers, to leading teams at the high school …
BGR Entertainment Challenge showcases creativity on campus
After experiencing the BGR Entertainment Challenge, new students might contemplate how personal interests can influence their career path.
Purdue Global summer 2022 commencement
Celebrate alongside Purdue Global’s Class of 2022 and their friends and families! Members of the summer 2022 graduating class gathered in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 12-13 to attend the Black and Gold Celebration and commencement ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall. …
Purdue Global alumna aims to create change in her community as a nurse
Ashley Tippins’ desire to serve patients’ needs motivated her to relentlessly pursue three nursing credentials via Purdue Global.
Purdue Global couple celebrates graduation milestone together
James and Tracy Ly Scott commemorated years of teamwork when crossing the stage together to accept their Purdue Global diplomas.
Podcast Ep. 64: Purdue Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Earns Podium Finishes in International Competition
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Boilermakers who are part of the Purdue Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) student organization. Each year, Purdue students design and build custom race cars, then compete against hundreds of …
Inspiring Tomorrow’s Aviators
Air Force flight instructor Ashley Bird found a springboard for her military career in Purdue’s ROTC.
Podcast Ep. 63: Dean Linda Mason on Boilermakers’ “Can-Do” Attitude and Graduate School Record Growth
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to Linda Mason, the dean of Purdue’s Graduate School. Since Dean Mason took over in 2018, the Graduate School has experienced immense growth, including record-high numbers in both overall and international …