This is Purdue Podcast
Today on This is Purdue you will hear about two nostalgic parts of Purdue’s history - Purdue Pete and the Big Bass Drum.
Jonathon Day, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, is studying how to strike a balance for making tourism sustainable for future generations. Day says that sustainable tourism is about looking after economics, culture and environment to benefit communities.
Today on This is Purdue, Olivea McCollins talks to Ananth Iyer and Ellen Kossek about situations that are facing many of us today. Anath Iyer is the Susan Bulkeley Butler Chair in Operations Management at the Krannert School of Management and Ellen Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management.
A Purdue entomologist talks about why we need mosquitoes even though most of us would prefer they go away ... and how to keep them from biting us during the summer months. And, a food science expert answers questions about whether we can trust the fresh fruits and vegetables in our produce section during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this episode, we talk data science. A first-year student explains how he’s sharing baseball statistics online and connecting with other sports-starved fans while the COVID-19 pandemic puts organized sports on hold. We also highlight the Integrative Data Science Initiative.
We highlight a Purdue alumnus who has received national recognition for his influence and impact as a science teacher. Also, a Purdue alumna shares how she moved science research forward on national and global scales.
We highlight a Purdue biochemistry professor and his team's work to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, a father and son team share how their startup can help elderly patients suffering from hip fractures.
A Purdue staff member passionately champions women’s contributions to engineering and we highlight a Purdue alumnus who co-created a flight communication training app.
Can FDA-approved drugs treat antibiotic-resistant infections? We talk with a Purdue professor whose work is aimed at answering that question and we learn about the important cancer-fighting work of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research from the center's director.
A Purdue professor shares his fascination with technology in sports, and we celebrate the Purdue Black Cultural Center, which marked its 50th anniversary in 2019.