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  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 33 – INSPIRE Engineering Gift Guide

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – For the sixth year in a row, Purdue’s INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering has released it’s annual Engineering Gift Guide. Featuring more than 120 toys, games and books, the Gift Guide helps guide family and friends when it comes to finding that perfect gift for the holidays.  The items featured in the  guide are the result of an extensive review by a collection of faculty, staff, and students with INSPIRE that have either an engineering […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 32 – PMO Christmas Show

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As one Christmas song says, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” – and with that, comes one of the most wonderful events that happens annually at Purdue University’s campus in West Lafayette — the PMO Christmas Show! Purdue Musical Organizations, or PMO for short, will host it’s 86th Annual Purdue Christmas show this weekend.  Information on show times and ticket prices can be found here. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 31 – Purdue Aviation

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With a growing concern regarding a potential pilot shortage in the near future, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, Purdue University is taking some measures to help address the problem. Recently, Purdue announced two measures they are taking to do their part in addressing a potential pilot shortage.  The first, the introduction of a ‘Degree in Three‘ program for Aviation students.  This program allows for students to graduate in three years, while being properly trained and […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 30 – Veterans Success Center

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Started in 2014, Purdue’s Veteran Success Center assists and supports veterans and military students on campus in many ways as they navigate though their college careers. Those resources and programs include access to Veteran to Veteran Peer Programs, Student Veteran Organizations, military-related education benefits, support in career development, and so much more. Honoring our veterans on our special Veterans Day release of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, CBS4’s Adam Bartels talks with the director […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 29 – How Purdue is Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As many counties in Indiana continues to fight an ongoing battle with opioid and substance abuse, the need for additional resources to help those who need help, is great. That’s where Dr. Nicole Adams comes in.  Adams is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Purdue University in West Lafayette.  She is also a member of the Tippecanoe County Opioid Task Force.  After spending more than a decade as a bedside RN, Adams […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 28 – How Purdue is Addressing an Antibiotic Shortage

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With a growing concern that the world is running out of antibiotics, Professor of Microbiology in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mohamed Seleem and his team are researching more than 4,000 approved drugs to test and see if any of them can more effectively treat antibiotic resistant infections. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, CBS4’s Adam Bartels talks with Dr. Seleem about his continued research, the progress that’s […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 27 – Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Painter

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Men’s Basketball regular season opener is just two weeks away when they tip-off against Green Bay on November 5th. Coach Matt Painter is heading into his 15th season as head coach for the Boilers, and is coming off a memorable run in last season’s NCAA Tournament that saw Purdue get within a fluke play against eventual champion Virginia, of making it to the Final 4. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 26 – Catching Up With President Daniels

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — There’s never a dull moment on campus for Purdue President Mitch Daniels, and last week was certainly no exception. Purdue wrapped up it’s year long celebration of 150 years in existence with it’s ‘Take Giant Leaps‘ campaign with several events last week that included an astronaut reunion, Daniels’ friend and former colleague Condoleezza Rice speaking on campus, and of course the football Homecoming game itself, just to name a few. On the latest episode of Full […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 25 – Homecoming Week

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It’s Homecoming Week on Purdue’s campus!  The University has a long list of events and celebrations happening all week long.  That list can be found here. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, CBS4’s Adam Bartels talks to Assistant Vice President for Special Events Lance Connolly about all of the excitement surrounding homecoming, including the parade, Condoleezza Rice visit, astronaut reunion, and of course the game, plus more! Follow the Full […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 24 – Austin Parkinson

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  Former Purdue Basketball player Austin Parkinson knew he wanted to be a coach from a young age. It appears to be a great career choice.  Since playing for Purdue’s legendary coach Gene Keady, Parkinson has enjoyed a very successful coaching career in his own right since taking over the IUPUI Women’s basketball program in 2010.  Parkinson took over a program that only won 3 games the previous season, and since then has had them consistently winning […]

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