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Purdue and OCRA Release New Rural Indiana Stats Website

March 28, 2017 - 4:00am
A new valuable online data platform - Rural Indiana Stats - is now available to individuals, agencies and organizations in Indiana that want access to a unique mix of data on Indiana’s 92 counties.

Purdue astronaut reaches out via Twitter to share mission training

March 28, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue alum and astronaut Drew Feustel is using social media to let faculty, students and the public share in his experiences working with NASA.

Future generations will struggle with finances without intervention, Purdue University economic education expert says

March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
Unless there’s some type of intervention, it’s likely future generations will continue to face the same financial struggles that many Americans experience today, according to an economic education expert at Purdue University.

Public input sessions being held Wednesday (March 29) for new Purdue master plan

March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University Physical Facilities is gathering input for the development of a new West Lafayette campus master plan. Two public input sessions will be held on Wednesday (March 29) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 4:30-6 p.m. in the Boilermaker Room of the Córdova Recreational Sports Center.

Students excited about Purdue Ag Week, April 3-9

March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
The sixth annual Purdue Ag Week, hosted by students and created to share information with the campus community about the importance of agriculture, will take place Monday (April 3) through (April 9) on the Purdue University campus.

University Residences anticipates record occupancy again

March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University Residences anticipates opening in August for a third year in a row with over 100 percent occupancy.

Volunteers, interns sought for Mandela Washington Fellowship at Purdue University

March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
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Boilermaker Station opens in Purdue Memorial Union

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.