Stories of Purdue
When rising seniors from Purdue Polytechnic High School (https://pphs.purdue.edu/) attended a recent summer program at Purdue University, mentors like Macy Duncan provided a glimpse into the college experience.
At just 192 square feet, Purdue University’s newest civil engineering laboratory is remarkably small for a research space. Yet, Purdue professor Nusrat Jung has big plans for it.
To function properly, many of our everyday conveniences rely on rare earth metals. This includes cell phones, myriad electronics, batteries and magnets. Even the military widely employs rare earth metals for computerized aircraft engines, battleships and missile systems. Yet, this $4 billion market of essential material is virtually all produced overseas.
Innovation is at the heart of Purdue University’s persistent pursuit of the next giant leap, and the U.S. News & World Report recognized this commitment by ranking Purdue as the fifth-most innovative school in the country.
Before taking their giant leap into higher education, many students benefit from strategic initiatives that provide an introduction to life at Purdue University.
Noah Alderton first considered studying computer science at Purdue University when he was a high school junior in Fishers, Indiana. However, he likely didn’t foresee himself pursuing three majors.
When you are an emergency room doctor working on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, where persistence and ingenuity are crucial, an engineering degree from Purdue University can be a powerful asset.
Again and again and again, Purdue University renews its dedication to the persistent pursuit of excellence and affordability. Again and again and again, Purdue delivers.
Monica Bryant-Chapman (BS Industrial Engineering Technology ’20) believes in finishing what she starts, something that motivated her to finally complete the college education she began 36 years ago.
Jennifer Baker credits Hayden White, a rising junior majoring in athletic training at Purdue University, with saving the life of her 20-year-old daughter, Catherine Baker.