Profiles in Badassery

45 Years After One Small Step

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45 years ago today Neil Armstrong went for a small stroll.

Profiles In Badassery: Guy Gruters

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Gruters, who earned a Master's degree from Purdue, spent five years in the Hanoi Hilton.

Profiles In Badassery: Andrew Boldt

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Senior TA Andrew Boldt was the victim of today's shooting at Purdue.

Profiles In Badassery: Lauren Sesselmann

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Guest poster Eric Gittleman did the legwork to catch up with Olympic Medalist, Film and Video Actress, Heartthrob, and Boilermaker Lauren Sesselmann.

Profiles In Badassery: Karl Schoen

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One of the first flying Aces for the U.S. in World War I was a Boilermaker.

Profiles In Badassery: Robert Newell

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The Father of Spring Break was a Boilermaker.

Profiles In Badassery: Paul Spotts Emrick

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The modern college marching band has its very roots at Purdue with a long-time director.

Profiles In Badassery: Elmer Bruhn

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Elmer Bruhn is pretty much the father of the Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Profiles In Badassery: James Carter

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A football All-American that helped with the Manhattan project in his spare time? Of course he was a Boilermaker!

Profiles In Badassery: Brad Miller

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Brad Miller finished a lengthy NBA career last night, but before that, he was a Boiler.

Profiles In Badassery: Stephen Bechtel, Jr.

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Stephen Bechtel, Jr. is a distinguished Eagle Scout. he is also a Boilermaker.

Profiles In Badassery: Raymond Dillon

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Profiles In Badassery: Raymond Dillon

Profiles in Badassery: Roger Blalock

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Being a Boilermaker means performing to the best of your ability to help make this world a better place. As we remember the life of former Purdue Senior Associate Athletic Director, Roger Blalock,...

Profiles In Badassery: Don Thompson

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Don Thompson recently became the head of one of the largest companies in the world. are you surprised he's a Boilermaker?

A Personal Thank You To Greentown Animal Clinic

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A Personal Thank You To Greentown Animal Clinic

Profiles In Badassery: Janice Voss

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The Purdue astronaut family lost a member earlier this week.

Profiles In Badassery: Our Football Seniors

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Thank you, Purdue football seniors

Profiles In Badassery: Movember Team Uno

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November is Movember, and no one does mustaches as well as the manly men of Purdue.

Profiles In Badassery: Harry Allison Estep

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Profiles In Badassery: Harry Allison Estep

Profiles In Badassery: Froncie Gutman

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Profiles In Badassery: Froncie Gutman

Profiles In Badassery: Heather Penney

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On September 11, 2001 America needed a hero. A Boilermaker stepped forward.

Profiles In Badassery: Arun K. Ghosh

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Profiles In Badassery: Arun K. Ghosh

Profiles In Badassery: Sun Li-Jen

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if you need a Chinese hero, look no further than an expert basketball player and Purdue alum.

Profiles In Badassery: Roy D. Bridges

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Roy Bridges is one of the best pilots int he American Military, and Purdue helped train him.

Profiles In Badassery: Harry K. Daghlian Jr.

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True badasses grab fissile materials with their bare hands.

Profiles In Badassery: Jerry L. Ross

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Of course a Purdue astronaut holds the record for most space flights!

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