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The American Dream and More

Ron Wormser isn’t a Purdue graduate, but his first-generation father, aunt, and uncle were. Discover how Ron’s family arrived and flourished in America—and how he has decided to honor them by paying it forward to future Boilermakers.

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An image showing new Purdue President, Chiang.

Purdue University Names Chiang Its Next President

The Purdue Board of Trustees announced today (June 10) its unanimous election of Dr. Mung Chiang, currently the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, as the university’s next president. Dr. Chiang will replace current president Mitch Daniels effective Jan. 1, 2023. Daniels has served since January 2013.

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Treasured Memories Inspire Gift to Purdue Memorial Union

When Michael Patterson arrived at Purdue University as an incoming freshman, he had no idea his first night on campus would have such a lasting impact on his life. Nearly 50 years later, that significant experience has greatly influenced his support of the Purdue Memorial Union renovation.

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Napkin with blueprint outline in orange of a restaurant. On top of the napkin, two straws with the label: SPTeK Eclipse Straw

The Last Straw?

Generous Boilermakers have donated revolutionary plastic straws made with a patent-pending technology for use at campus eateries.

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