Stories of Purdue

downtown lafayette, INWhy Greater Lafayette? Residents tell us

Affordability, convenience and diversity are among factors that area residents appreciate


Esteban Vicente-Paulino Richey's imagePurdue Inside Minecraft

One student’s persistent pursuit to build Purdue University inside the game Minecraft.


Lindsay and BenWall Street Journal, Realtor.com place Greater Lafayette among top housing markets in U.S.

Inaugural Emerging Markets Index ranks Greater Lafayette sixth among nation’s top 300 housing markets


PPHS students in beekeeping suitsPurdue Polytechnic High School students ‘abuzz’ with urban agriculture projects

There’s a different type of buzz around Purdue Polytechnic High School Schweitzer Center at Englewood these days.


Students are doing science experimentPurdue mobilizes resources to meet record demand

A year after implementing de-densification plans, Purdue focuses on optimizing usage of its available space.


Sisters Winifred and Frieda Parker Courageous Parker sisters were ‘Boilermakers in every sense’

By naming residence halls after Frieda and Winifred Parker, Purdue celebrates their successful campaign to integrate student housing.


Senior Luke Lael's experience as a queer man at Purdue has been full of support and growth.Luke Lael

As someone who identifies with the LGBTQ+ community, senior Luke Lael says that the top-ranked resources offered at Purdue has been crucial toward the acceptance and affirmation he experiences as a Boilermaker.


Katie Johnson’s imageGraduating ahead of her class

Persistent pursuit of education drives Purdue Polytechnic high schooler to earn her diploma in three years.


Jonas Gordon from Purdue Polytechnic High School (Purdue University photo/John Underwood)PPHS prepares me for my future

Purdue Polytechnic High School serves as a gateway to attaining students’ goals.


Adrian Martinez’s imageThe potential to make the impossible possible

STEM-focused curriculum prepares Purdue Polytechnic High School students for the jobs of tomorrow.


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