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Purdue University’s Big Bass Drum and Pamela NaveCelebrating 100 Years with The World's Largest Drum™

In this episode of This Is Purdue, we’re highlighting the legacy of Purdue University’s Big Bass Drum, also known as The World's Largest Drum™, part of the “All-American” Marching Band, for the past 100 years.


Students with golden shirtsBehind the Scenes: Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush

In this episode of This Is Purdue, we’re going behind the scenes at Purdue’s largest Boiler Gold Rush event yet ahead of the start of the 2021 Fall Semester.


Image of Coach Jeff Brohm In Depth with Purdue Football Coach Jeff Brohm

In this episode of This Is Purdue, we sit down with Purdue University Head Football Coach Jeff Brohm.


Student with golden ticketPurdue's Old Golden Ticket Vaccination Drawing: Winners' Reactions

In this special edition of This Is Purdue, we’re featuring our journey to find and award the 10 Boilermakers who entered the Old Golden Ticket Vaccination Drawing.


David Boudia's imagePurdue’s Diving Dynasty at the Olympics

In this episode of This Is Purdue, David Boudia, the most decorated Purdue University Diving Olympian, joins us.


Purdue Professor Creates Whitest Paint to Combat Global WarmingPurdue Professor Creates Whitest Paint to Combat Global Warming

In this episode of This Is Purdue, professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, Xiulin Ruan, discusses his newest invention – ultra-white paint.


Creating a New Commencement Experience + Purdue President Mitch Daniels' SpeechCreating a New Commencement Experience + Purdue President Mitch Daniels' Speech

In this episode of This Is Purdue, two of Purdue University’s commencement leaders join us to discuss Purdue’s first outdoor commencement ceremony at Ross-Ade Stadium.


President Mitch Daniels on Leading Purdue Through a Pandemic  President Mitch Daniels on Leading Purdue Through a Pandemic

Listen in as Purdue University President Mitch Daniels discusses his decision to fully open the University amid a pandemic and communicate this to the world back in 2020.


Purdue Polytechnic High School Celebrates First Class of Graduating SeniorsPurdue Polytechnic High School Celebrates First Class of Graduating Seniors | Shatoya Ward

In this episode of This is Purdue, Shatoya Ward, founding principal at Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) Englewood in Indianapolis, discusses how PPHS is reinventing the traditional high school experience, and her excitement for the school’s first graduating class of seniors.


Mark Daniel Ward's image; the Data Mine: A Living and Learning CommunityThe Data Mine: A Living and Learning Community | Mark Daniel Ward

Data touches everything. But unlocking its full potential requires a data-fluent generation. Enter The Data Mine, a living-learning community uniting students, faculty, researchers and industry leaders to take the next giant leap in data science at Purdue University.


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