The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 69 masters and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine.
In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 900 student organizations.
In 1865, the Indiana General Assembly voted to take advantage of the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act of 1862, and began plans to establish an institution with a focus on agriculture and engineering.
The programs in liberal arts and education, formerly administered by the School of Science, were soon split into their own school.
It could have all these things, I really can't say because I had never written much so I was clueless that Lady was in fact special.
Anyway I found this photo on Google taken by Warring Abbott a great photographer who followed us on parts of the Paradise Theater in 1981.
JY's father who owned a construction business was tearing out a bunch of acoustic ceiling tiles out of the University of Chicago and had asked if we had any use for them.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s the university established programs in veterinary medicine, industrial management, and nursing, as well as the first computer science department in the United States.
Two years went by with many upheavals for me personally and professionally not least of which were changes in personnel within Styx.
JC left and Tommy filled his spot and we recorded Crystal Ball in 1976, January of 1977 came and we prepared to start to record a new album.
The official seal of Purdue was officially inaugurated during the university's centennial in 1969.
Hey everybody, "Way back in 1972 I was sitting in my garage with a little Wurlitzer electric piano when this song popped out and started this whole train a rolling".
One day the phone rang and it was Tom Short calling to have one of our thousands of chats about music, or sports or whatever when the conversation turned to the new album.