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Resilience and ‘Dancing’ Through The Storms

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s learning to dance in the rain.

Some might call this line trite or overused. However, I’ve always loved the quote. I used to think it’s because I was a dancer, but it’s actually the message about resilience that truly speaks to me. It’s a call to find beauty in the midst of adversity, to keep pushing when things feel upside down.…

Purdue Style: Taking Boiler Pride Beyond Game Day

Whether you are a student at Purdue, work at Purdue, or simply call yourself a fan—there’s something special about injecting Boilermaker pride into your wardrobe. The black, gold and “Motion P” forge a sense of connection. They offer a unified way to wear our hearts on our sleeves. On game day, it’s easy to nail Purdue style. Head down to the campus bookstore, grab your favorite hoodie or logo t-shirt, and you’re set.…

How to bloom in your career: A message for new grads

There’s something about graduation day that always makes me smile.

It brings with it so much promise, possibility and pride. I get excited about what the future holds for the class of 2019… and I’m right there with these new grads as they take those first steps.

Each May, I spend days (not an exaggeration) carefully studying the names of Purdue University’s thousands of graduates (4,659 walked this year).…

What to wear for a presentation: A style guide

There are two things in professional life sure to make people cringe… 1) public speaking and 2) figuring out how to dress for that speech. I have good news. Neither is as onerous as you might think! You just need the golden rules and a few insider tips. So, allow this former news anchor to help you out. I’m going to walk you through my public appearance playbook, using my good friend Katie Cramer Brownell as an illustration.…