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Daniels to Purdue grads: The antonym of snowflake is Boilermaker

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels made these remarks during the May 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.

Graduates take center stage in Elliott Hall during Purdue commencement ceremonies

Purdue University on Friday (May 10) began its annual rite of spring: a series of six commencement ceremonies throughout the weekend. More than 4,600 undergraduates were expected to walk the West Lafayette campus’ Elliott Hall of Music stage by Sunday afternoon.

College of Science welcomes new department heads from Johns Hopkins and MIT

Senior scientists from Johns Hopkins and MIT will provide leadership for two key departments in Purdue’s College of Science beginning Friday (March 1).

College resurrects its doctorate in higher education program

Purdue University’s College of Education is working to bring one of its former doctoral programs back to the forefront.

Vet programPurdue College of Veterinary Medicine establishes National Academy for Veterinary Medicine with federal grant to increase diversity in profession and address veterinarian shortages

With help from a new federal grant, the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping up to expand access to the veterinary profession for talented individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds and address the need for more veterinarians serving rural areas and protecting food safety.

Purdue Online Learning, College of Engineering to showcase its offerings

Working engineers and STEM professionals seeking to further their educations have looked to distance learning options offered by Purdue Engineering for more than 60 years.

Purdue ABE program ranked No. 1 for eighth consecutive year

Purdue’s Agricultural Biological Engineering Program (ABE) is ranked first in its category by U.S. News & World Report for the eighth consecutive year. ABE’s graduate program was ranked first earlier this year for the 10th time in the past 11 years.

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