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VPA Stories

Read stories about our staff, researchers, and students. 

Charles Gick

Charles Gick


Gick is a Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue, and his work focuses on art, technology, and the environment as they relate to human understanding. 

Jenny Rider

Jenny Rider


When Jenny Rider does her job well, audiences in a crowded theatre don’t even know she’s part of the show. Jenny is a second-year student at Purdue majoring in Theatre Design and Production, specializing in Lighting Design and Technology. 

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