The languages of business

Business Languages

Business is frequently conducted on the global stage, which makes having a familiarly with multiple languages and cultures much more than an edge – it’s practically a necessity. The School of Languages and Cultures helps fill that need for Purdue students through its professional language courses. The school offers more than a dozen professional/specialized language […]

There’s no shame in ‘Learning to Read’


Seated at a table in the Wea Ridge Elementary School resource center with three fellow fourth graders and Purdue student volunteer Nathan Macatangay, Carol Munoz excitedly described the afterschool program she attends every Wednesday. “This is one of my favorite classes out of all the years I’ve been to it,” she said, noting that she […]

Bringing epic journey to community

The Odyssey

In the first two years of “The Big Read” community reading project, the Purdue English Department invited the renowned author of that year’s selected text to campus, allowing a local audience to hear them discuss their work. That will not be possible in year three since the author has been dead for thousands of years, […]