Printing with a purpose

Prosthetic Hand

The average traditional prosthetic can range from $5,000 to $50,000, and for many, taking on that financial burden isn’t an option. A group of Purdue students wants to provide them for free. Students taking COM 114 are required to propose a group project that could benefit the community. Mrigank Sharma inspired his group to propose creating […]

Reason to add Korean

Seoul lights

Purdue’s global engineering program experienced a problem that became increasingly common in recent years as South Korea’s global industrial presence continued to grow. The number of students interested in traveling to South Korea for jobs or internships was increasing, but Purdue did not offer the language courses that would best prepare them for these opportunities. “If you notice […]

Studying religion at Purdue

Purdue Religion 1

Religion is a bigger part of Purdue’s history than most people realize, but studying religion at Purdue is a fairly recent development. In fact, the two of us have witnessed, and actively participated in, most of it – Jim as a sociologist of religion, Don as a philosopher emphasizing Eastern religions, especially Buddhism. Here is the story, as we understand […]