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The Data Mine

The Data Mine is a living, learning and research-based community created to introduce students to data science concepts and equip them to create solutions to real-world problems.

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Agriculture Technology and Innovation

This learning community is open to any student interested in using technology to look at agriculture in new and innovative ways.  

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Air Force ROTC

The Air Force ROTC of Purdue Learning Community is designed to bring together freshmen AFROTC students who have the ultimate goal of becoming Officers in the United States Air Force.

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Altered Harmony: Jazz and Society

Explore the "conversation" of jazz music and its impact on American democracy and society.

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Animalia

Are you interested in animals? Considering a career involving animal production? This is the Learning Community for you!

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Army ROTC

The Army ROTC Learning Community is designed to immerse students into an environment that promotes team building and a sense of belonging within the AROTC program.

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Boiler Serves: Community Engagement

Boiler Serves is a strengths-based program that supports students in understanding their unique leadership abilities they possess that enable them to practice service for positive social change.

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CLAIM - College of Liberal Arts Inspired, Mentored, and eMpowered

Join other CLA students as you learn about the Liberal Arts through mentorship and cultural exploration.

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Construction Management

The Construction Management Learning Community will help you “build” a strong foundation in your college career.

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Creativity and Technology

This LC is a collaboration between the English and CGT departments and combines foundational technical, critical, and creative skills for a fulfilling 21st-century career.

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Designing a Future in Healthcare

Students interested in the various field of Healthcare will learn how to be global healthcare practitioners in this Learning Community. 

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

If you have an interest in learning how businesses launch, compete and grow, consider the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community (ELC).

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Environmental Film and Media

Are you concerned about the environment? Climate change? Species extinction? Animal rights? The future of the planet? Changing the world? Then this is the learning community for you.

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Environmental Sciences

The Environmental Sciences Learning Community provides you with an opportunity to explore emerging problems and innovative solutions concerning the environment.

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Exploratory Studies Honors

If you are good at almost anything, how do you decide on just one major? Why not find the thing at which you will be great? The Exploratory Studies Honors Learning Community is specifically for high-achieving students in Exploratory Studies who have also been admitted to Purdue’s Honors College.

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Exploratory Studies Scholars

The Exploratory Studies Program Scholars Learning Community is specifically for high-achieving students in Exploratory Studies.

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Explorers

The Explorers Learning Community offers courses and out-of-class activities that will help you in your quest to find the right major at Purdue!

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Exploring Service

The Exploring Service LC is for Exploratory Studies students interested in participating in service activities on campus and in the local community. They will have the opportunity to explore and consider how their future major/career might be shaped by their desire to serve others.

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Future Media

A journey of discovery of new media experiences, technologies, and business models combining technical work in new media and 3D visualization with theoretical analysis of future media scenarios empowered by trade-off thinking.

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Gender Inclusive Residential Community

This Learning Community welcomes all students and provides a gender inclusive residential environment in addition to oppotunities for connection with faculty from interdisciplinary studies.  

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Hands-On Design and Fabrication

This experience focuses on training students in varying state-of-the-art fabrication and manufacturing techniques so they can learn how to design, plan, and build a project themselves.  

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Leadership for Social Change

The Leadership for Social Change Learning Community focuses on leadership that positively impacts the world.

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Math Education

A great way for Teacher Education students to explore Math Education through a common course, professional development, and social activities.

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Musical Theater

The Musical Theater Learning Community provides incoming students with an instant social and learning group that is interested in Broadway, theater, and music.

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Naval ROTC

The Naval ROTC Learning Community is devoted to building a solid foundation for future Navy and Marine Corps Officers.

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Psychology

Join other first-year Psychology students with your interests as they begin exploring human behavior and the mind. Through active LC participation, you will bring your classroom education to life.

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Science of Nutrition

The Science of Nutrition Learning Community provides students with the opportunity to explore the scientific basis that helps us understand the relationships between foods and health.

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Special Education

A great way for students to explore topics related to disability in the classroom.

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Study Plants @ Purdue

Come grow your plant knowledge and interest in this first-semester learning community! 

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TEACH! Elementary

TEACH! Learning Communities are designed to bring first-year Teacher Education students together through academics, professional development, and social activities.

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TEACH! Secondary

TEACH! Learning Communities are designed to bring first-year Teacher Education students together through academics, professional development, and social activities.

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Technology Leadership and Innovation

This Learning Community challenges participants to be active social change agents in society and fosters an environment that encourages students to explore and learn about themselves.

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Texts, Meaning and Life

Be transformed by reading Transformative Texts! Consider life’s big questions while fulfilling your Written and Oral Communication course requirements and exploring diverse human responses to “the meaning of life”.

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The Data Mine - Agriculture

This community within The Data Mine allows students to gain learning outcomes directly related to their major program of study within the College of Agriculture. 

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The Data Mine - Corporate Partnerships

In this cohort of The Data Mine, students will work on research projects sponsored by corporate partners of the University. 

 

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The Data Mine - Critical Data Studies

This Data Mine Learning Community, part of a collaboration with the Honors College, Purdue Libraries and the Department of Anthropology, seeks to create tools and methods to help scholars think critically and engage the public in conversation about the role of Data Science in society.

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The Data Mine - Data Visualization

Students in this cohort of The Data Mine will learn the essentials of data visualization, which is a key component of data science and a common thread across majors and disciplines.

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The Data Mine - Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

As part of The Data Mine LC, students in this learning community work with big data sets in the geosciences including atmospheric, planetary, geology and geophysics practices.

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The Data Mine - HDFS

Through data collection, management and analysis, students in this Data Mine cohort will conduct Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) related research that contributes to the well-being of individuals and families across the life course and in diverse contexts.

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The Data Mine - Institutional Assessment, Diversity, and Student Success

Students will utilize data to study many aspects of the student experience at Purdue University, including not only institutional assessment projects, but also components and activities related to diversity, student success, campus climate, research methodologies, etc.

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The Data Mine - Philosophy

Students in this Data Mine cohort will learn to recognize, explore and apply philosophical methods and approaches to data science.

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The Data Mine - Physics

In this cohort of The Data Mine, students will experience an active research environment targeted at the analysis of large data and/or data related to particle physics research. 

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The Data Mine - Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

In this Data Mine LC, students work to predict health events and determine health interventions from health-related data. 

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The Data Mine - Statistics

Students will participate in a new course co-coordinated by faculty from Biology, Physics, and Statistics, and an introductory graduate-level course in Data Science and Statistics.

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The Data Mine - Vertically Integrated Projects

Students in this cohort of The Data Mine work in multidisciplinary teams of students to engage in research-based projects.

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The Data Mine - Writing and the Data Sciences

We will focus on how to shape compelling, data-rich narratives for diverse audiences.

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The Nature of Wild Things

If you are interested in enhancing your understanding of the natural environment and examining environmental ethics, then this is the Learning Community for you.

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Women In Agriculture

Students who are interested in the success of women in various fields of agriculture are encouraged to apply for this great opportunity!

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