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  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 21 – Artificial Intelligence and Humor

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Dr. Julia Rayz, Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head in the Department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University, has been researching artificial intelligence and human interaction for more than fifteen years. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, Dr. Rayz shares with FOX59’s Adam Bartels about her research on artificial intelligence and humor, how computers understand humor, benefits of the research, the hurdles her research faces in bringing AI […]

  • Purdue says university shirt seen on ‘Stranger Things’ available soon

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue fans are one step closer to getting their hands on a university shirt that appeared in an episode of Stranger Things 3.   As first reported in July, Purdue University has been working to reproduce the shirt that made a surprise cameo on the popular Netflix series. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, Purdue’s Manger of Trademarks and Licensing Erika Austin told  FOX59’s Adam Bartels that fans can expect an […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 20 – Purdue Trademarks and Licensing

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s Trademarks and Licensing team is responsible for a lot – they control, protects maintain and promote the various names, marks, logos, symbols and phrases that represent Purdue University, per their website. Erika Austin, Manager of Trademarks and Licensing, says they focus on the three Ps: Promoting the brand Publicizing the brand Profiting off the brand In the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, Austin talks about how all three of these […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 19 – Hammer Down Cancer Weekend

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — This weekend will not only be a big one for the Purdue Football team, but also for the university as a whole, and especially for the family of Tyler Trent. This weekend’s game against Vanderbilt University is the “Hammer Down Cancer” game.  But before the game even kicks off, there will be of couple events to honor the life of Purdue alum and “superfan” Tyler Trent. Starting Friday night, Purdue University Dance Marathon will host a […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 18 – Purdue Promise Program

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Purdue Promise program helps eligible 21st Century Scholars navigate through their college experience.  Through the program, students receive support from coaches and guidance counselors through support – whether academic, financial, or emotional – to help students complete college successfully.  Because of Purdue Promise, students are able to graduate with little to no debt. Purdue senior Eryn Sale is one of those students who has benefited from the program.  Sale is a double major in neurobiology and […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 17 – 2019 Football Season Preview

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Purdue Football will kick off their 2019 season on Friday night in Reno, Nevada against the Nevada Wolfpack. Purdue is coming off a 6-7 campaign, following a loss in the Music City Bowl against Auburn, but that saw them beat IU for the second straight season, maintaining possession of the Old Oaken Bucket, as well as pull off arguably the biggest upset in program history when they beat Ohio State 49-20 on October 20, 2018 – a […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 16 – Nuclear Innovation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Purdue University will be hosting a summit next week, titled “What IF Nuclear Innovation Could Save The World?: Atoms for Humanity” on September 3-5. This summit comes on the heels of the excitement  last month when it was announced that Purdue was the first in the nation to have an all-digital nuclear reactor. Ahead of next week’s summit, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks with Purdue Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Dr. Lefteri Tsoukalas about nuclear innovation, Purdue’s digital nuclear […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 15 – Chris Kramer

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Former Purdue Basketball player Chris Kramer enjoyed a very successful athletic and academic career for the Old Gold and Black. He was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten, two-time Defensive Player of the Year, and left Purdue as the all-time steals leader.  Nowadays, Kramer is enjoying a successful overseas career,  most recently playing in Lithuania before recently signing to play for Khimki Moscow Region. Kramer is currently in Fort Wayne while rehabbing a knee injury suffered in early […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 14 – School of Nursing

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Often in the news, we see stories on the desperate need for more nurses. Purdue Professor Dr. Nancy Edwards and the university are well aware of the issues our nation faces in this department, and are finding ways to combat the shortage. In the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, Dr. Edwards discusses with FOX59’s Adam Bartels how Purdue is addressing the need for more nurses, and the many different roles those nurses […]

  • Indianapolis man wins $100K playing HQ Trivia

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis resident Jeff Frank won $100,000 playing HQ, an app-based, online trivia game. This past Sunday, HQ hosted its season four finale, which was a winner-take-all event. After 22 questions, Frank was the last person standing, making him the big winner! Frank is a huge trivia buff and has been playing HQ for about two years. He says he enjoys playing trivia with his girlfriend, who was with him when he won the big prize! “I was in […]

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