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  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 30 – Veterans Success Center

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Started in 2014, Purdue’s Veteran Success Center assists and supports veterans and military students on campus in many ways as they navigate though their college careers. Those resources and programs include access to Veteran to Veteran Peer Programs, Student Veteran Organizations, military-related education benefits, support in career development, and so much more. Honoring our veterans on our special Veterans Day release of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks with the director […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 29 – How Purdue is Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As many counties in Indiana continues to fight an ongoing battle with opioid and substance abuse, the need for additional resources to help those who need help, is great. That’s where Dr. Nicole Adams comes in.  Adams is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Purdue University in West Lafayette.  She is also a member of the Tippecanoe County Opioid Task Force.  After spending more than a decade as a bedside RN, Adams […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 28 – How Purdue is Addressing an Antibiotic Shortage

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With a growing concern that the world is running out of antibiotics, Professor of Microbiology in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mohamed Seleem and his team are researching more than 4,000 approved drugs to test and see if any of them can more effectively treat antibiotic resistant infections. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks with Dr. Seleem about his continued research, the progress that’s […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 27 – Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Painter

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Men’s Basketball regular season opener is just two weeks away when they tip-off against Green Bay on November 5th. Coach Matt Painter is heading into his 15th season as head coach for the Boilers, and is coming off a memorable run in last season’s NCAA Tournament that saw Purdue get within a fluke play against eventual champion Virginia, of making it to the Final 4. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 26 – Catching Up With President Daniels

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — There’s never a dull moment on campus for Purdue President Mitch Daniels, and last week was certainly no exception. Purdue wrapped up it’s year long celebration of 150 years in existence with it’s ‘Take Giant Leaps‘ campaign with several events last week that included an astronaut reunion, Daniels’ friend and former colleague Condoleezza Rice speaking on campus, and of course the football Homecoming game itself, just to name a few. On the latest episode of Full […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 25 – Homecoming Week

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It’s Homecoming Week on Purdue’s campus!  The University has a long list of events and celebrations happening all week long.  That list can be found here. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks to Assistant Vice President for Special Events Lance Connolly about all of the excitement surrounding homecoming, including the parade, Condoleezza Rice visit, astronaut reunion, and of course the game, plus more! Follow the Full […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 24 – Austin Parkinson

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  Former Purdue Basketball player Austin Parkinson knew he wanted to be a coach from a young age. It appears to be a great career choice.  Since playing for Purdue’s legendary coach Gene Keady, Parkinson has enjoyed a very successful coaching career in his own right since taking over the IUPUI Women’s basketball program in 2010.  Parkinson took over a program that only won 3 games the previous season, and since then has had them consistently winning […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 23 – Purdue Football Big Ten Opener Preview

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  Purdue Football plays their first Big 10 game this weekend against Minnesota at Ross-Ade Stadium. Purdue is off to 1-2 record to start the season and struggling with many of its key players injured – most of which are questionable or expected to miss the game this weekend. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About to Purdue, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks to Gold and Black‘s Alan Karpick to look back on the […]

  • Full Steam Ahead Podcast Episode 22 – Archaeology/Anthropology

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —  September is Archaeology Month in Indiana.  The Department of Natural Resources has hosted several events throughout the month, with a few still remaining this upcoming weekend. On the latest episode of Full Steam Ahead: A Podcast About Purdue, FOX59’s Adam Bartels talks with Purdue Professor of Anthropology Dr. Michele Buzon about her field work and research as a bioarchaeologist in Tombos in modern-day Sudan.  Buzon has been visiting Tombos along the Nile River Valley for nearly […]

  • 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 […]

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