This Is Purdue

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This Is Purdue, the official podcast for Purdue University, highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap. Hosted by Purdue University alum, Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate, and Indiana native Kate Young, This is Purdue aims to examine all of the incredible accomplishments of Boilermakers and their contributions to the world. Join us every other Thursday as we interview students, faculty, and alumni taking small steps toward their giant leaps, and inspiring others to do the same.

Episode Date
The Making of the Indy 500: Meet the Boilermakers Behind the Scenes of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’
May 23, 2024
Astronaut Panel from the Total Solar Eclipse Event at IMS, Presented by Purdue University
May 02, 2024
Kokomo Winery Owner Erik Miller on His Entrepreneurship Journey and How He Honors His Boilermaker Roots in Sonoma County
Apr 18, 2024
PGA Tour Player Adam Schenk Reflects on Purdue Golf Career, Playing Professionally and His First Invite to the Masters
Apr 04, 2024
Cummins Chair and CEO Jennifer Rumsey on Her Boilermaker Journey and Leading a 105-Year-Old Company Toward a Greener Future
Mar 21, 2024
March Madness: Carolyn Peck, Stephanie White and Ukari Figgs Reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Purdue Winning the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship
Mar 07, 2024
Purdue for Life’s Matt Folk on the Boilermaker Spirit and Community
Feb 22, 2024
Ford Motor Co. HR Director Rochelle Dorn-Hayes on the Importance of Bringing Your Whole Self to Work
Feb 08, 2024
All Hail to 100 Episodes
Jan 25, 2024
A New Dean for a New Era: Getting To Know Purdue’s Daniels School of Business Dean Jim Bullard
Jan 11, 2024
Greatest Hits of 2023: Celebrating Purdue Research Solving the World's Toughest Challenges
Dec 21, 2023
Greatest Hits of 2023: Celebrating Boilermaker Persistence
Dec 07, 2023
Sangtae Kim on Leading the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering and the Importance of Purdue’s ‘Excellence at Scale’
Nov 20, 2023
Football Legend Leroy Keyes’ Wife, Monica, on Earning Her Master’s Degree at Purdue, Raising Their Family in the Boilermaker Community and Her Husband’s Legacy
Nov 09, 2023
‘Piano Man’ Bruce Barker on His Purdue Experience, Playing in Front of Millions and Retirement
Oct 26, 2023
Former Purdue Quarterback Curtis Painter on Playing for Coach Tiller, His NFL Career and Returning Home to Indiana
Oct 12, 2023
Dave and Donna Beering on Continuing Former Purdue President Dr. Steven Beering’s Legacy
Sep 28, 2023
Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Bioarchaeology and the Ancient Nile River Valley With Michele Buzon
Sep 14, 2023
Coach Ryan Walters and the New Era of Purdue Football
Aug 30, 2023
Purdue Research Series | A Look Into NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Boilermaker Ties to Space With Danny Milisavljevic
Aug 17, 2023
‘Dune’ Star, Tony Nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson Reflects on Purdue Theatre Education
Aug 03, 2023
Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Food Safety, Security and Sustainability With Amanda Deering and Haley Oliver
Jul 20, 2023
Susan Edgell Discusses How Her Mother, Virginia Ferris, Became the First Woman Appointed to Purdue Agriculture Faculty
Jul 06, 2023
Purdue Research Series | A Look Into Semiconductors With Mark Lundstrom
Jun 22, 2023
Deputy Athletics Director Tiffini Grimes Discusses the Spirit of Purdue Athletics and Proud Return to Her Alma Mater
Jun 08, 2023
IndyCar Engineers, Purdue Alums Talk Team Penske Legacy and Indy 500
May 25, 2023
Purdue Institute for Cancer Research Raises $100,000 in Annual Challenge 5K
May 11, 2023
Spring Into Purdue Football With Legends Kevin Sumlin, Mark Herrmann and Pete Quinn, Plus Coach Ryan Walters
Apr 27, 2023
Twin Sisters, Chemical Engineering Alums ‘Sugar and Spice’ Discuss the Power of the Purdue Community
Apr 13, 2023
From Purdue to President of Pizza Hut: In-Depth With David Graves
Mar 30, 2023
Purdue Men’s Basketball Parents on Supporting Their Sons During This Historic Season
Mar 16, 2023
Fighter Pilot Heather Penney Reflects on Purdue Journey and 9/11 Mission
Mar 02, 2023
FDA Authorizes Lung Cancer Imaging Agent Based on Research From Purdue
Feb 17, 2023
Entrepreneur Kendra Bracken-Ferguson on Innovating Social Media Efforts for Ralph Lauren, AT&T and More
Feb 02, 2023
President Mung Chiang on Becoming Purdue’s 13th President, Boilermaker Persistence and Family
Jan 12, 2023
Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Education and Innovation
Dec 22, 2022
Greatest Hits of 2022: Celebrating Boilermaker Athletics 
Dec 08, 2022
A Graduation Celebration to be Thankful For: The Impact of Purdue Global
Nov 21, 2022
Former Quarterback Kyle Orton on Coach Tiller, His NFL Experience and Earning His Purdue Degree After Retirement
Nov 10, 2022
Purdue Alum, TikTok Star Phil Cook Celebrates ‘Chem-o-ween’
Oct 27, 2022
Boilermaker Alum Lesley Wiete’s Journey to Purdue Police Chief
Oct 20, 2022
Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley: The Future is Fueled by Education
Sep 29, 2022
Entrepreneur Shawn Taylor on Embracing Change and Developing Authentic Relationships
Sep 15, 2022
In-depth with Purdue Women's Volleyball Head Coach Dave Shondell
Sep 01, 2022
Purdue Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Earns Podium Finishes in International Competition
Aug 18, 2022
Dean Linda Mason on Boilermakers’ “Can-Do” Attitude and Graduate School Record Growth
Aug 04, 2022
Purdue Alum Ronak Dave's Next Giant Leap: NASA Flight Director
Jul 21, 2022
Purdue's Angela Ashmore Makes History as First Woman IndyCar Crew Member to Win Indy 500
Jul 07, 2022
Former NFL Player Akin Ayodele on How a Purdue Scholarship Changed His Life
Jun 23, 2022
Rusty Rueff on How Purdue Community Impacted His Successful Career
Jun 09, 2022
IndyCar Engineer Angela Ashmore Hopes Next Giant Leap is an Indy 500 Win
May 26, 2022
Boilermaker Bond: Celebrating 50+ Years of Purdue Friendship
May 12, 2022
Boilermakers for Life: The Anthrop Family Legacy
Apr 28, 2022
Purdue Day of Giving Celebrates Boilermaker Spirit and Community
Apr 14, 2022
Boilermaker Bond: Celebrating 45+ Years of Marriage
Mar 31, 2022
In-depth with Purdue Basketball Icon Coach Gene Keady
Mar 17, 2022
Aviation Alum, Philanthropist Scott Niswonger on Purdue's Lifelong Impact
Mar 03, 2022
In-depth with Purdue Women's Basketball Head Coach Katie Gearlds
Feb 17, 2022
Purdue Celebrates Black History Month
Feb 03, 2022
Purdue-Discovered Drug Strengthens Fight Against Cancer | Dr. Philip Low
Jan 20, 2022
NASA Space Suit Engineer Amy Ross Discusses Purdue's Impact on Her Career
Jan 06, 2022
This Is Purdue’s Greatest Hits of 2021
Dec 22, 2021
Hail Purdue: A Boilermaker Carol
Dec 16, 2021
Purdue Super Fans Featuring Comedian Joey Mulinaro
Dec 09, 2021
Purdue’s Whitest Paint Appears in 'Guinness World Records'
Nov 22, 2021
Honoring Purdue University Veterans
Nov 11, 2021
In-depth with Purdue Men's Basketball Head Coach Matt Painter
Oct 28, 2021
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams to Lead Health Equity Initiatives at Purdue
Oct 14, 2021
Former NFL Quarterback Jim Everett Reflects on His Time as a Boilermaker
Sep 30, 2021
Celebrating 100 Years with The World's Largest Drum™
Sep 16, 2021
Behind the Scenes: Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush
Sep 02, 2021
In-depth with Purdue Football Coach Jeff Brohm
Aug 19, 2021
Purdue's Old Golden Ticket Vaccination Drawing: Winners' Reactions
Aug 05, 2021
Purdue’s Diving Dynasty at the Olympics | David Boudia
Jul 22, 2021
Purdue Professor Creates Whitest Paint to Combat Global Warming | Xiulin Ruan
Jul 08, 2021
Creating a New Commencement Experience + Purdue President Mitch Daniels' Speech
Jun 24, 2021
President Mitch Daniels on Leading Purdue Through a Pandemic
Jun 10, 2021
Purdue Polytechnic High School Celebrates First Class of Graduating Seniors | Shatoya Ward
May 27, 2021
The Data Mine: A Living and Learning Community | Mark Daniel Ward
May 13, 2021
Purdue Scientist Discusses Role in NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover | Briony Horgan
Apr 29, 2021
Protect Purdue | Dr. Esteban Ramirez
Apr 15, 2021
Trailer - This is Purdue
Apr 08, 2021
Purdue Polytechnic High School
Mar 15, 2021
Engineering Opportunities
Mar 01, 2021
Puck, Yeah!
Jan 28, 2021
Motoring Along
Jan 18, 2021
Purdue Gets Medieval
Jan 04, 2021
Hidden Gems
Dec 21, 2020
A Virtual Happy Holidays
Dec 07, 2020
Reimagined Campus Buildings
Nov 11, 2020
Purdue Celebrations
Nov 03, 2020
Hurling and Twirling
Oct 22, 2020
On the Move
Oct 08, 2020
Purdue Recreation and Sports Nutrition
Sep 23, 2020
Faculty Discoveries
Sep 09, 2020
Purdue Traditions
Aug 28, 2020
Sounds of Purdue
Aug 14, 2020
Purdue Legends
Jul 20, 2020
School Spirit
Jul 06, 2020
Summer Vacation
Jun 22, 2020
Your Work and Your Necessities During COVID-19
Jun 01, 2020
Agriculture + Public Health
May 18, 2020
Line Drives and Data Drives
May 04, 2020
It's in Our DNA
Apr 20, 2020
Science at Work
Apr 06, 2020
Soaring High
Mar 23, 2020
With Your Health In Mind
Mar 09, 2020
Innovation & Inclusion
Feb 24, 2020
Leading By Example
Feb 09, 2020
Hope Times Two
Jan 27, 2020