A sixth-grade field trip to Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus sealed Kayla Owens’ fate. From that day forward, she was destined to become a Boilermaker. As a member of the first graduating class of Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis, Owens is poised to take a giant leap toward her future when she returns to West Lafayette as a freshman in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute this fall.
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 students study Boilermaker Eugene Cernan’s remarkable career
Eugene Cernan could make his otherworldly accomplishments seem accessible to the mortals who had never ventured beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.
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.
Purdue Global student driven by desire to help restaurant colleagues
Leanna Chroman chose to pursue an online college education through Purdue Global for herself and for her company, but it was about much more than that. From her earliest days as a server at Huse Culinary’s first Harry & Izzy’s …
Podcast Ep. 74: President Mung Chiang on Becoming Purdue’s 13th President, Boilermaker Persistence and Family
In this special episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to the 13th president of Purdue University, Mung Chiang. Listen in as President Chiang discusses the day he learned he would become president of what he calls “the most consequential …
Purdue Space Program Liquids Team: This is Persistence at Purdue University
Whether in a brainstorming session on campus or launching a rocket in a remote corner of the Mojave Desert, Boilermakers never stop in their pursuit to become the best. Again and again and again, the Purdue Space Program Liquids team …
Podcast Ep. 73: Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Education and Innovation
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re celebrating even more popular episodes from 2022. Part 2 of our “Greatest Hits of 2022” episode focuses on the academic side of Purdue University. Listen as these Boilermakers — from an IndyCar, …
Purdue remains nimble and driven toward the future
Evolving alongside society is necessary for any land-grant institution that wishes to deliver upon its promise.
Imaging agent illuminates lung cancer tumors
Removing cancerous tumors relies on a range of tools. Cytalux makes surgery to remove lung cancer tumors more exact.