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Boilermaker Station opens in Purdue Memorial Union

Recent News - March 24, 2017 - 4:00am
The Purdue Alumni Association announced the opening of Boilermaker Station in Room 108 of the Purdue Memorial Union. Located across from Purdue’s Welcome Center, the space features a 98-inch touchscreen display highlighting Purdue University’s traditions, milestones, leaders and accomplished alumni.

Rolls-Royce, Purdue aerospace takes flight with new jet engine facility

Recent News - March 23, 2017 - 9:05pm
Rolls-Royce has officially moved into the Purdue Technology Center Aerospace, a 55,000-square-foot facility in West Lafayette, where the company will conduct research and development for jet engine components.

2016 record year for electing minority women

Recent News - March 23, 2017 - 4:00am
More women – particularly minority women – will likely be on the ballot in 2018 after significant gains in the 2016 election, says Nadia Brown, a Purdue University associate professor of political science.

Purdue Nobel laureate will welcome students from his alma mater

Recent News - March 23, 2017 - 4:00am
Nobel laureate Ei-ichi Negishi will welcome a group of students from his high school alma mater in Japan to the Purdue University campus in late March.

‘Smart’ leg mobility device could provide hands-free, comfortable, effective alternative to conventional crutches

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 5:13pm
Individuals with lower leg injuries could soon be saying goodbye to traditional crutches with the development of a hands-free alternative that is more comfortable and potentially more effective. The device, developed by Purdue University graduates, could provide ergonomic and natural movement and transmit real-time recovery data to physicians.

Borlaug Fellowship provides Kenyan student with opportunity to end maize virus

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 4:00am
When Robert Leitich came to Purdue University in 2016, he was interested in more than continuing his education for personal reasons. The Kenyan was in search of solutions regarding a new disease affecting corn production in his country — which posed a threat to millions of people.

Living ‘BioWall’ of plants could clean household air, lower energy bills

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Homes of the future could have cleaner air and lower energy bills due to a Purdue team’s BioWall innovation involving the use of a living wall of air-cleaning plants.

Purdue ranked eighth-best agriculture school in the world

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University ranked eighth out of 300 universities worldwide in agriculture and forestry in 2017, according to a study by the British educational research organization QS Intelligence Unit.

Purdue researchers awarded $1.1 million to develop STEM project for underrepresented students in Indianapolis

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 4:00am
The National Science Foundation has awarded Purdue University professor Levon Esters and his research team a $1.1 million, two-year grant to help underrepresented students learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Purdue University to host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for young African leaders

Recent News - March 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University has been selected as an institute partner for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, the university will host 25 emerging business and entrepreneurship African leaders for a six-week academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Purdue to dedicate 980-acre aerospace district, Rolls-Royce facility

Recent News - March 21, 2017 - 2:42pm
More than 250 people are expected to attend Thursday’s (March 23) 2:30 p.m. dedication of the 980-acre Purdue Research Park Aerospace District and the 55,000-square-foot Rolls-Royce research and development facility.

Economics expert on Federal Reserve interest rate activities

Recent News - March 21, 2017 - 4:00am
Jerry Lynch, professor of economics in the Krannert School of Management, is available for interviews to talk about activities of the Federal Reserve.

Purdue, cities, local schools and county look to future with wireless expansion partnership

Recent News - March 16, 2017 - 4:00am
A partnership among Purdue, the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette, the Lafayette and Tippecanoe school corporations, Tippecanoe County and the Purdue Research Foundation will allow for a cost-effective expansion of the campus and community wireless systems and sets the stage for even larger things in the future.

Purdue University researchers, Indiana University doctors collaborate to create embedding program

Recent News - March 15, 2017 - 4:00am
The Oncological Sciences Center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park and Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center have created a collaboration that utilizes the resources of each organization in an effort to develop a device to create a less invasive means of detecting prostate cancer.

Sunnylife Pharma Inc. awarded spot in prestigious NIH Innovation Corps training program

Recent News - March 15, 2017 - 4:00am
Sunnylife Pharma Inc., a drug discovery company focused on small molecule therapeutics, announced Wednesday (March 15) that the National Institutes of Health awarded the company a spot in the NIH-sponsored Innovation-Corps, an eight-week entrepreneurial program for teams from biotech companies and other small, medically focused companies.

NCAA money spurs annual academic debate

Recent News - March 13, 2017 - 4:00am
The upcoming NCAA men’s basketball tournament creates office pools, excitement and a lot of cash for participating schools.

Purdue to offer on-campus summer housing for interns

Recent News - March 13, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University will offer on-campus housing to student and community interns this summer.
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