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Image of Prof. Mark Daniel WardThe 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.


Image of Dr. Briony Horgan Purdue Scientist Discusses Role in NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover | Briony Horgan

An Associate Professor of Planetary Science at Purdue University, Briony Horgan is also one of the tactical science leads for NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover. She is examining the Mars landscape through a rover camera called Mastcam-Z - which she helped design for this mission.


Dr. Esteban Ramirez's imageEpisode 29 - Protect Purdue

In this episode of This is Purdue, we’re talking to Dr. Esteban Ramirez, Chief Medical Officer for the Protect Purdue Health Center - the 24/7 virtual health center dedicated to all things COVID-19-related for the Purdue community.


New host Kate YoungTrailer: This is Purdue

This is Purdue, the official podcast for Purdue University, highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap.


Purdue Polytechnic High School Building pictureEpisode 28 – Purdue Polytechnic High School: Building a Pathway to Purdue

In this episode we will discover more about Purdue Polytechnic High School and how it is building a pathway to Purdue for underrepresented minority students.


Purdue University’s Solar Racing Club and Women in Engineering Program Episode 27 – Engineering Opportunities

A cutting-edge, student-run organization, Purdue University’s Solar Racing Club has been building solar cars for 30 years. In time, the group has grown into a thriving, innovative collegiate solar car team, building multiple vehicles and competing in national and international events. Let’s meet some of the group’s standout students who help promote the possibilities of sustainable transportation.


Purdue University’s Hockey Club and Purdue athletic trainers the Purdue cycling clubEpisode 26 – Puck, Yeah

Active on campus since the early 1960s, Purdue University’s Hockey Club enjoys the enthusiastic support of students, alumni and sponsors. As a Division 3, ACHA collegiate-level organization, the Boilermakers compete within the Indiana Collegiate Hockey Conference. Skilled competitors on the ice, the club’s dedicated members play their home games at either the Fuel Tank in Fishers or Pop Weaver Ice Arena in Indianapolis. They share their passion for the sport with us here.


Electric motorcycles and the Purdue cycling clubEpisode 25 – Motoring Along

Purdue University students continue to put their design expertise to groundbreaking use. In this installment of “This Is Purdue,” we talk with Professor John Sullivan from Aeronautics and Astronautics, along with some talented engineering students who recount their travels to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. While there, they set out to break a speed record using a cutting-edge vehicle they designed and built as a team.


Purdue Unfinished Block PEpisode 24 – Purdue Gets Medieval

Dedicated in 2008, the 8-foot-tall “Unfinished Block P” sculpture on Purdue University’s campus serves as a permanent reminder that one’s educational journey never ends – that learning, in essence, is a lifelong process. 


Armstrong sculptures?Episode 23—Hidden Gems

The Purdue University campus is home to a diverse collection of sculptures — one that includes statues of individuals who have inspired students to commissioned pieces by internationally renowned artists. 


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