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Sirisha Bandla’s portraitSirisha Bandla took unconventional small steps before her giant leap into commercial spaceflight

Sirisha Bandla’s earliest childhood memories involve lying on the roof of her family’s home in India and staring at the night sky.


Dr. Phil LowFDA approves pioneering drug for ovarian cancer surgery

Ovarian cancer patient Carol Giandonato admits to being apprehensive when her oncologist told her he wanted to make her cancer cells turn fluorescent green.


Mariam’s sister Fahima, brother Razeq, father Hayatuallah and mother Hameeda fled Afghanistan in August and are starting over in West Lafayette with support from the Purdue and Greater Lafayette communities.After harrowing escape from Afghanistan, Purdue instructor brings her family to West Lafayette

While instructor and family endured unthinkable circumstances back home, colleagues at Purdue rallied to support their fresh start in America.


Joe Navarra in costumesBalancing creativity, STEM and Boilermaker pride

Not many students can claim that they designed and built wearable, miniature symbols of their university on their resume, except for a senior in Mechanical Engineering, Joe Navarra.


fashion studioBringing a STEM approach to live entertainment

Shep Dick, Issy Block and their teammates thought they had found an ideal solution to the task at hand. And maybe they had.


Student representatives of Purdue’s NPHC chapters. Top row: Joshua Gregory. Middle, left to right: Imani Reese, Joyce Adebonojo and Andrea Gibson-DuPerry. Bottom row, left to right: Carey Walls, Jerica Drew and Tosin Ogunjobi.The Divine Nine

The fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council


Morgan TorresU.S. Army Reserve sergeant returns to Purdue to serve veteran community

Morgan Torres joined the military at 17, thrived as a student at Purdue and is returning to make a difference at the Veterans Success Center.


Daniel, Jerica and RichardWoven into the fabric of Purdue

The Veterans Success Center connects students to Purdue military history and helps them maximize their education.


Image of Dante Cook Building a Dream Team

Only eight students showed up at the first callout for the Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) football team.


Image of the gameOld Oaken Bucket Game

As Purdue battles Indiana on Nov. 27, each side will seek to claim the Old Oaken Bucket — one of the oldest football trophies in the nation.


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