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In the Spotlight

Two Colombian universities win prestigious grant in collaboration with Purdue

Purdue professor helps to preserve endangered creole on San Andrés island

Colombian faculty and staff at Purdue

Meet the New Purdue Deans

Cacao for Peace: Examining the Cacao Supply Chain as a Pathway for Peace in Colombia

Improving Innovation Practices at Medellín Universities

The Orinoquía Initiative

GERI: Crafting Colombia’s Future by Nurturing Gifted Students

Cacao for Peace initiative

EAFIT students visit Purdue for "Short study abroad in the US" program

Four Weeks in the Colombian Andes: a Fulbrighter’s Story

Undergraduate Research at Purdue - Colombia: A successful Purdue Colombia internship program

Proyecto Interchange

English Learning Program for Universidad Nacional Faculty

Farmer to Farmer Project is a Great Success in Meta

Purdue Marching Band in Medellín


About you

Carolyn Percifield

Jaime Pumarejo

Juan Diego Velásquez

Manuel García-López

Maria Mercedes and Morris Levy

Nicolás Pombo

César Ocampo

Gabriel Cadena

Bonnie Prado

Juan Quintero Florez

Cristhian Lizarazo

German Schäfer

Andrea Umaña

Carlos Vanegas

Marissa Berns

Rodolfo Gedeón


Happening Now

Open data hacking competition spans continents, from Purdue to Bogotá

Purdue Utility Project expands to Colombia in partnership with Universidad de los Llanos

For Colombian Professors, Purdue is the PLaCE

Three Purdue Study abroad programs took place in Colombia this summer

Purdue crop storage bags could prove successful in the storage of Colombian coffee beans

Spanish immersion program at Universidad EAFIT

A mutualistic relationship between Colombia and U.S. for Nanotechnology

Aviation Alliance To Support The Industry In Colombia

In the pursuit of second language test assessment: A fruitful cooperation between Purdue University and Universidad del Norte

Increasing success of Purdue undergraduate study abroad programs in Colombia 

Toys for Cookies

INTERCAMBIO meeting: Challenges and opportunities for Atmosphere-Biosphere interactions research in Colombia

Latino Research: Talento Local y de Exportación

Next Generation Citizenship: Transforming Civic Education in Rural Communities

Transcending Language and Culture Through Artistic Expression

Purdue-UniCartagena collaboration brings water filters to rural Colombia

UNAL-Purdue develop successful bioinformatics workshops

Freeform Classroom

Undergraduate Research Programs at Purdue

Study Abroad Programs in Colombia growing at Purdue

Purdue College of Pharmacy to Collaborate with Colombian Universities

20 students from Universidad Nacional to work on research internships at Purdue

Purdue Day of Giving


Did you know

Purdue alumnus Julián Bedoya pioneered air quality management in Medellín

Purdue part of two winning proposals for Colombia Cientifica grant

Proud Colombian, Sandra Úsuga, wins CLA Doctoral Dissertation Award

Tracing back the first Colombians to set foot at Purdue University

Honoring Juan Guillermo Ochoa Sierra

SADCO: Sociedad de Amigos de Colombia

The Colombian Student Association at Purdue has a new board!

The only risk in studying in Medellin is that you will never want to leave!

Recognizing Linda Katherine Albert de Escobar

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Read all about it!

Purdue International Student Enrollment: Colombia Ranks #7 out of 127 countries (total students by country)

A family of educators and Boilermakers

Two reasons Colombian Purdue alums celebrate July 20

Lowell Hardin, Purdue alum and Professor Emeritus, a founding father of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Help us build our Colombia Purdue history!

Two Purdue presidents have visited Colombia in the last five years

Purdue All-American Marching Band made its first trip to Colombia in 1961