‘Guide on the side’

Natasha Duncan

Natasha Duncan’s administrative role in the Honors College – she serves as Associate Dean of International Education and Affairs – prevents her from spending as much time in the classroom as she once did for the Department of Political Science. But while her role at Purdue may have changed, Duncan’s influence over the university’s undergraduate […]

Gaming with historical context

Scott Phillips

As a young gamer, Scott Phillips loved to program, assemble computers, and complete other technical tasks. However, Phillips knew he needed to develop his artistic side if he wanted to achieve his career goal of working in the video game industry. It turned out to be a brilliant strategy. After graduating from Purdue in 2001 […]

Meet visiting artist Anna Ridler

Mosaic Virus

Once upon a time in the Netherlands, people were willing to spend astronomical sums of money on tulip bulbs. The “tulip mania” that swept through Europe in the 17th century is often referred to as the first recorded speculative bubble, where the going rate for a good far exceeds its fundamental value. But while “tulip […]