Kyle Tilley, No. 14 driving for Carey Racing #1, looked as though he were off on a sunny Saturday drive during the first bit of the 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix. However, a lap 85 run-in with another car meant the race was on.
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (April 21) approved a resolution to designate Purdue University Fort Wayne as the new name for the campus that will arise from the planned realignment process. The name change is pending approval of the realignment by the Higher Learning Commission.
An online course offered by Purdue University’s Agronomy e-Learning Academy, Precision Agriculture, has received the 2017 Digital Education Excellence in Teaching Award for a noncredit course, the highest possible award of its kind at Purdue. In 2015, the academy’s initial course, agronomy essentials, earned the same award.
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (April 21) met on the Fort Wayne campus and approved several items that included the purchase of equipment for the Wade Utility Plant, a land transfer to the city of West Lafayette, a doctoral degree at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, resolutions of appreciation to friends of the university, and two posthumous degrees.
Purdue Polytechnic Institute will honor nine alumni during award ceremonies on (Friday) April 21.
The College of Engineering has announced an alumnus will become the next head of the School of Nuclear Engineering.
A startup created by a Purdue graduate has launched a smartphone app and fitness-tracking device aimed at encouraging children to be more physically active.
Purdue University will receive its eighth consecutive Tree Campus USA award at the upcoming Earth Week/Arbor Day tree planting activity Thursday (April 20).
The new Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana, is set to be dedicated during a ceremony from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday (April 25), in conjunction with the beginning of the racing season.
Five Purdue-affiliated startups were each selected for $80,000 investments in the latest round of funding for Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund Gold Awards, officials announced Tuesday, April 18.
Georgia Tech won the first-ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship hosted by Purdue University on Saturday, scoring more than $15,000 worth of equipment and prizes.
Purdue University announced today a new partnership with Virta Health, a company founded by a world-class team of doctors and scientists, to offer its online Type 2 diabetes clinic as a covered health benefit to its employees and their dependents. The partnership comes on the heels of a peer-reviewed study (https://www.virtahealth.com/research) in which the Virta approach was successful in lowering A1c levels below the diabetic range in more than 50 percent of trial participants with Type 2 diabetes.
The Harry S. Truman Foundation has named Purdue University junior Mikaela Meyer a 2017 Truman Scholar. She is the first Boilermaker to earn the highly competitive federal scholarship, which recognizes demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to public service.
Three Purdue University student-based startup companies have been named finalists to compete for $15,000 in prizes during the annual Boiler Business Competition, or the Boiler.
The Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC) is on schedule to open to the public on Aug. 7.
The Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics awarded three individuals with the APEX Award at the 43rd annual James C. Snyder memorial lecture and celebration on April 7.