The fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council A’manii Brown, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (Epsilon Gamma Chapter) In discussions at Purdue, when we talk about diversity and inclusion and making sure marginalized communities own a sense of belonging at Purdue, first thoughts are usually Purdue’s outstanding cultural centers. But an equally excellent community …Read More
Not many students can claim on their resume that they designed and built wearable, miniature symbols of their university, except for a senior in mechanical engineering, Joe Navarra. Navarra dressed as the World’s Largest Drum in 2017, the Boilermaker Special in 2018 and the Purdue Bell Tower in 2021. During his freshman year, the Friday …Read More
Affordability, convenience and diversity are among factors that area residents appreciate Greater Lafayette is one of the top housing markets in the United States, according to the Emerging Housing Markets Index, a collaborative effort between The Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com. The collaborators used current real estate data and other economic indicators to specify which markets …Read More
Widely described as a friend, a mentor, a legend and an icon, Zamora served as director of the Black Cultural Center from 1973 to 1995 and retired as BCC director emeritus. A determined driver and advocate of cultural and diversity programming. A persistent commitment to student success, human rights and the community’s arts scene. A …Read More
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 …
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.
Why Purdue is unique among land-grant institutions
Purdue distinguishes itself through its focus on collaborative, multidisciplinary research that is increasingly important to solving society’s most pressing issues.
Podcast Ep. 72: Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Athletics
Celebrate the new year with some of our most popular “This Is Purdue” athletics episodes from 2022. Listen today!
Mason Gillis: This is Persistence at Purdue University
From the classroom to the basketball court, and even in his NIL partnerships, Mason Gillis has never backed down from a challenge. After battling an injury at the start of his basketball career, he’s learned that all good things in …
STEP INSIDE: Purdue University Dance Marathon
In the fourth episode of Step Inside, we meet three members of the Purdue University Dance Marathon (PUDM) and see what it takes to raise more than $10 million for the children and families of Riley Hospital for Children. Every …
Podcast Ep. 71: A Graduation Celebration to be Thankful For: The Impact of Purdue Global
In this episode of “This Is Purdue,” we’re talking to five members of the Purdue Global community as they celebrate the impact Purdue Global has had on their careers and lives. The podcast team went behind the scenes at the …
Motion P barn stops you in your tracks
Meet the Boilermaker fan family that handcrafted Purdue’s Motion P logo on their barn Rick and Dee Rietz come from a family of die-hard Boilermakers. Rick (BS management ’76), Dee (BS consumer and family sciences ’79) and their son Adam …