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As far back as Milind Kulkarni can remember, he wanted to be the student in class who knew the answers to all of the teacher’s questions. As an instructor, he is driven by pursuit of the a-ha moment where a student finally grasps the complex concept he’s conveying.

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For Joanne Troutner, Purdue University is more than her alma mater. It’s a family. She describes Purdue as a launchpad — “A place where I was allowed to be excellent.” “How could I not want to give back?” she asks, voice ripe with sincerity.

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Purdue University and engine manufacturing powerhouse Cummins Inc. share a lot in common.  Dan Hirleman, executive director for international advancement and professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue, puts it this way: “Purdue and Cummins have the same philosophy, I think — the same ethos. And so, when Cummins professionals, engineers, staff and Purdue’s students and faculty get …

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Purdue’s Fusion Studio for Entertainment and Engineering serves as a conversation hub connecting entertainment industry, practitioners and academia Shep Dick, Issy Block and their teammates thought they had found an ideal solution to the task at hand. And maybe they had. Unfortunately, real life intervened at the worst possible time, one day before the theatre …

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Fighter pilot, a Purdue alumna, was prepared to sacrifice her life on 9/11

Heather Penney planned to crash into hijacked United Flight 93 to prevent it from reaching Washington, D.C. For years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, only a few people outside of Heather Penney’s immediate family were aware of the sacrifice the fighter pilot intended to make that morning to prevent any additional tragedy. …
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Krupa Patel, a piccolo player in the Purdue “All-American” Marching band, poses with her instrument in her uniform.

Playing a part in an Indy 500 tradition, year after year

Jullianna Niebbia, senior, education, sociology ’22, is one of five Purdue women to be part of the 2022 500 Festival Princess program.

Redefining what it means to be a princess

Senior Delaney Tejcek, pre-law, communications and history minors, ’22, is one of five Purdue women to be part of the 2022 500 Festival Princess program.

Taking every opportunity to shape the future, empower others

Purdue band

Purdue’s mark on the Indianapolis 500

Sophomore Emily Deldar (Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and Psychological Sciences, ’24) is one of five Purdue women to be part of the 2022 500 Festival Princess program.

Empowering Indiana women through civic engagement

Golduster Sophia Strain poses in front of the Purdue Memorial Union in her Indianapolis 500 dancing uniform.

Becoming a part of Indianapolis 500 and Purdue history

Pappas offers Justin Wilson some encouragement before the start of the 2013 Indy 500.

Racing toward Indy 500 dreams

Akshaya Kumar, a sophomore from Iowa, is one of hundreds of students in The Data Mine.

Data science for all: Thriving in a human-centered, data-driven workforce

Golden Girl Amanda Coy has performed with the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band at the Indianapolis 500 since her freshman year as the Girl in Black. (Photo by John Underwood/Purdue University)

Seeing a community come together for race day

Emily Bultinck, junior, biomedical engineering ’23, is one of five Purdue women to be part of the 2022 500 Festival Princess program.

Modeling community service for the next generation as a 500 Festival Princess

Combining student leadership and showmanship at the Indianapolis 500

Ciearra Anderson, sophomore, visual arts and design education ’24, is one of five Purdue women to be part of the 2022 500 Festival Princess program.

Building and celebrating a passion for community

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