BTN LiveBig: On Purdue's innovations, volunteer efforts
The Purdue-focused episode will highlight a Purdue program that helps develop electric cars that will gain more widespread use. Also, professors and students from the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department tackle the issue of effective transportation in the village of Cameroon, Africa, by helping the community develop affordable and practical transportation solutions using local materials.
In addition, Purdue Men’s Basketball Head Coach Matt Painter is featured, as he explains why he considers himself lucky to be a Boilermaker. Also in the episode is a feature about former Purdue offensive tackle and three-time Super Bowl Champion Matt Light, who created Camp Vohokase, an outdoor camp that teaches at-risk teens powerful life lessons. Former Purdue tight end and current Chicago Bear Kyle Adams is also featured, as he impacts lives through his mission trips to Haiti.