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UnionGatewayPurdue’s online Digital Media Analytics series teaches social media data analysis for the masses

John Wanamaker, an early 20th century department store magnate and marketing pioneer, famously quipped, so the legend goes, that 50% of the money he spent on advertising was wasted. The problem, he said, was that he couldn’t tell which 50%.


GatewayArchNew online Purdue course takes a comprehensive look at hemp as a crop and product

A new, old industry. That’s how the U.S. Department of Agriculture characterizes hemp, a versatile crop grown around the world for thousands of years, including in the U.S., before being effectively outlawed in the 1970s because hemp and marijuana are from the same plant.


fast-startInaugural Fast Start students join Purdue in fall 2021

High school seniors William Herrell and identical twins Jenelle and Sydney Ward hail from rural Indiana communities, excited about starting the next chapter in their lives: college. Now, they have something else in common: The Wards and Herrell are the first Fast Start program students to gain admission into Purdue University.


ortiz-gambitReal-life success story parallels that of ‘Queen’s Gambit’ character

She grew up in an economically depressed area, became a teenage chess star, and traveled the world as an international chess woman grandmaster.


tuition-graphicPurdue announces 10th straight year of flat tuition

“Unprecedented” has been used often in 2020. Purdue University is using it yet again – as the university announces it will keep its West Lafayette campus tuition frozen — at 2012-13 levels — through at least 2022-23, marking 10 straight years of no tuition increase — unprecedented at Purdue and in higher education during modern times.


Purdue University Global IT interns to benefit while supporting non-profit organization

The Purdue Global Internship Program (PGIP) provides pending Purdue University Global graduates the opportunity to participate in a virtual internship as part of the completion of their degree program.


purdue_global_commencementPurdue Global commencement recognizes more than 1,700 graduates

More than 1,700 Purdue University Global graduates worldwide took part in virtual commencement ceremonies on Saturday (Dec. 5).


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