Parks project is perfectly Purdue

WL Wellness Center

In the realm of the town and gown, a recent collaboration between the Purdue anthropology department and the City of West Lafayette is a certified win-win. Focused on the $34 million West Lafayette Wellness Center, which opened in February, this is the most recent municipal project involving Purdue’s applied anthropology students as part of an […]

Accessing Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze

Parisian Gilles Deleuze was one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century, and thanks to the work of Purdue’s Daniel Smith and his team, Deleuze is receiving attention in a decidedly 21st century way. Known for his interest in philosophical history and metaphysics, Deleuze was a prolific writer and speaker who wrote numerous […]

Polarized politics

Pizza and Politics

How do citizens’ emotions affect the ways they engage with news and politics, and what role does listening – and the desire to be heard – play in their willingness to participate in the political process? Understanding these issues seems especially important in this polarized era, and research by two Department of Political Science faculty […]