Stories of Purdue

David DerksMeet David Derks

First-year grad student in the Lyles School recalls a hairy sophomore summer. And he has some issues with Purdue Pete.


Olivea McCollinsMeet Olivea McCollins

Meet Olivea McCollins, a graduate student in communication here at Purdue.


Cassie BrownMeet Cassie Brown

Meet Cassie Brown, a senior in Marketing and Management in Krannert at Purdue.


Ben HuangMeet Ben Huang

Meet Ben Huang, a senior studying industrial engineering at Purdue.


Hailey PikeMeet Hailey Pike

Meet Hailey Pike, a first year student studying pre-pharmacy here at Purdue.


Starship Robot in snowA Day in the Life of a Starship Robot

Meet Purdue Starship robot 6E284. Take a peek into the heroic journey of a Starship delivery robot, as he navigates the campus, to help Boilermakers through their stressful school days.


gift boxHoliday Gift Guide for Boilermakers

The holiday season is here, and now is the time for gift giving. It’s always hard to find the perfect niche gift for your family members or friends who just LOVE Purdue, but now we have made it easy. Here is a list of 11 Purdue-related gifts that will put a smile on any Boilermaker's face.


Students studying in WALCThe Top 10 Best Study Locations

As finals week gets closer and closer, students dread the late nights of studying. This is a time for complete focus and persistence to ace that next exam. If you have trouble focusing on your studies, it may be time to try out a new study spot. Here is a curated list of the best places to study on campus, from quiet to lively.


Rita ColwellRita Colwell: Purdue alumna, distinguished professor and researcher will keynote two commencement ceremonies Dec. 15

For decades, Purdue University has been known as the “Cradle of Astronauts” for the 24 alumni who have gone on to become pioneers in space exploration. And yet, few might know Purdue also has had tremendous success with its alumni or former administrators rising to the top role in managing the National Science Foundation.


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