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Tyner: Gas prices expected to remain low this summer

Recent News - May 25, 2017 - 4:00am
With Memorial Day and the start of the summer driving season, Purdue University energy economist Wally Tyner believes reduced demand and higher inventories will help keep the brakes on oil prices.

Purdue, other Indiana public universities combine purchasing power for best deal on Microsoft products

Recent News - May 24, 2017 - 4:00am
There’s strength in numbers when it comes to higher education software agreements.

‘Showbiz Politics’ prof on JFK’s 100th birthday, late-night entertainment

Recent News - May 23, 2017 - 4:00am
The author of “Showbiz Politics” is available to talk about what would have been President John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday on May 29.

Two Purdue agricultural startups receive $100,000 from Ag-celerator fund

Recent News - May 22, 2017 - 2:33pm
Two Purdue University agriculture-based startups each have received $50,000 investments from the Purdue Ag-celerator, a plant sciences innovation fund operated by Purdue Ventures, the capital access arm of the Purdue Foundry, with assistance from the Purdue College of Agriculture, Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization and the agricultural industry.

Being vigilant about ticks and Lyme disease

Recent News - May 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Summer is quickly approaching, and dogs are itching to be outside where they can run and play. However, there are important things to keep in mind about the threat of ticks and Lyme disease this year, according to an expert in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Mosquitoes and ticks – little pests carry big risks

Recent News - May 22, 2017 - 4:00am
While researchers say it is difficult to determine whether unusual weather patterns this winter and spring will lead to larger mosquito and tick populations in the Upper Midwest this summer, one thing is certain - anyone planning to spend time outdoors should take steps to avoid the potentially dangerous pests.

Purdue trustees endorse WL campus tuition freeze, 2.5 percent merit pay increase

Recent News - May 18, 2017 - 7:18pm
The Purdue University Board of Trustees’ Finance and Executive committees, acting on behalf of the board, on Thursday (May 18) met to endorse a proposed tuition freeze for resident, nonresident and international students at the West Lafayette campus through the next two academic years, making a total of six years of no change in base tuition.

Prof: Scratch binge-watching from summer bucket list

Recent News - May 18, 2017 - 4:00am
With the extra free time granted by long weekends and more daylight extending late on summer nights, a Purdue University mass media expert suggests curbing the urge to binge-watch TV shows.

PSA Airlines and Purdue Aviation form commercial flight training partnership

Recent News - May 17, 2017 - 5:30pm
PSA Airlines and Purdue Aviation announced Wednesday (May 17) a partnership to fast-track Purdue University and Purdue Aviation flight students to become commercial airline pilots. Through the airline’s Cadet Program partnership, Purdue Aviation will be designated a PSA Airlines flight training academy partner.

Purdue Motorsports pioneering autonomous racing division

Recent News - May 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Purdue Motorsports is embracing the future and pioneering an autonomous racing division to add to its current evGrand Prix program.

Purdue leaders join commission to solve U.S., global food and nutrition security challenges

Recent News - May 16, 2017 - 4:00am
Facing food and nutrition security challenges in the U.S. and abroad that pose significant humanitarian, environmental, and national security risks, a national commission that included three Purdue University leaders on Tuesday (May 16) announced a comprehensive, coordinated effort to solve these problems.

Purdue Military Family Research Institute receives $4.8 million grant from Lilly Endowment

Recent News - May 15, 2017 - 4:37pm
A $4.8 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will help support the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University as it works to improve the lives of members of the military, veterans and their families.

Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund commits $160,000 to eight startups

Recent News - May 15, 2017 - 4:00am
Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund officials announced Thursday (May 11) that eight Purdue University-affiliated startups have attained 'Black Award' status and will each receive $20,000 in investment funding.

Purdue profs. available to discuss concussions

Recent News - May 15, 2017 - 4:00am
Members of the Purdue Neurotrauma Group are available to discuss concussions and answer questions on a topic that continues to make headlines almost daily.
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