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Graduating Purdue senior channels entrepreneurial mindset to propel growth, success in her hometown

December 15, 2023

Emmani Ellis, a senior double-majoring in mechatronics engineering technology and robotics engineering technology, aims to tackle her entrepreneurial goals after crossing the stage at Purdue University’s winter commencement ceremonies on Sunday (Dec. 17).

Graduating Purdue senior channels entrepreneurial mindset to propel growth, success in her hometown

Purdue trustees approve new residence hall with nearly 900 beds; Hillenbrand Hall South to address increased demand for on-campus housing, provide more space for The Data Mine

August 4, 2023

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Aug. 4) gave approval to plan, finance, construct and award construction contracts for a new residence hall immediately south of Hillenbrand Residence Hall on the West Lafayette campus

Purdue trustees approve new residence hall with nearly 900 beds; Hillenbrand Hall South to address increased demand for on-campus housing, provide more space for The Data Mine

Data-fluid teams tackle sports analytics

October 12, 2022

Data is flowing everywhere, 24/7, from tens of billions of connected devices along the Internet of Things. But it’s just loose bits of information — albeit with tremendous potential for insight — until it is properly analyzed. We are now seeing a huge impact of data analysis on the economy, in fields from healthcare to agriculture, to manufacturing … the list goes on and on! These applications are powered by technologies like natural language processing, computer vision, edge computing, streaming data analysis, and high-performance computing. Every industry sector has integrated robust tools that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago.

Data-fluid teams tackle sports analytics

"I couldn't ask for more:" Jesse Omondi's journey from Kenya to Purdue Engineering

August 5, 2022

Jesse Omondi loved three things: business, basketball, and engineering. At Purdue University, he found the perfect combination of all three! As this graduating senior moves on to the business and consulting world, he reflects on his Purdue journey.

"I couldn't ask for more:" Jesse Omondi's journey from Kenya to Purdue Engineering

In the Spotlight - Video: Experiencing The Data Mine at Purdue

August 1, 2022

When you think of the typical classroom experience, you probably aren't thinking of The Data Mine. Students in this Purdue community are engaged in real-life, project-based learning — but it’s not just about data fluency. It’s about taking ownership, working with a team and preparing for the jobs of the future. Meet the students doing just that.

In the Spotlight - Video: Experiencing The Data Mine at Purdue

Data science for all: Thriving in a human-centered, data-driven workforce

April 29, 2022

If you think about a typical college classroom experience, what do you picture? Maybe you imagine a professor standing at the front of a classroom or a lecture hall — and facing her neat rows of students diligently taking notes. Whatever your idea of a typical classroom experience looks like, it’s certainly not The Data Mine.

Data science for all: Thriving in a human-centered, data-driven workforce

Living in a professional learning community

March 8, 2022

Students can find a community no matter what their chosen discipline is — everything from Research Accelerator (which aims to fast-track students interested in undergraduate research), to The Data Mine (where students across all majors can explore the field of data science and perform data-driven research together).

Living in a professional learning community

Monthly dashboard created to better conceptualize ag job market

February 23, 2022

Former Data Mine student uses data to create an Ag Jobs Dashboard.

Monthly dashboard created to better conceptualize ag job market

SOA Centers of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) Announcement

January 12, 2022

“The SOA is delighted to welcome the actuarial programs from Purdue University and the University of Texas at Dallas as our newest CAEs. This is a prestigious designation, acknowledging their efforts in providing education to future actuaries,” noted Eileen Luxton, FSA, FCIA, Chair, CAE Evaluation Committee.

SOA Centers of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) Announcement

The Data Mine program at Purdue gives hands-on data science experience

December 31, 2021

Developing data science knowledge for all students at Purdue is The Data Mine program's main focus, especially with the modern prevalence of digital devices.

The Data Mine program at Purdue gives hands-on data science experience