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Kyle Tilley and Carey Racing No. 1 claim victory in wild 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix

April 22, 2017 - 9:00pm
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.

Trustees approve new name for Fort Wayne campus

April 21, 2017 - 3:37pm
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.

Agriculture digital course at Purdue University receives award

April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Trustees approve several actions in meeting on Fort Wayne campus

April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Alumni to be honored in Purdue Polytechnic Institute ceremonies

April 20, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue Polytechnic Institute will honor nine alumni during award ceremonies on (Friday) April 21.

Alumnus to head Purdue’s School of Nuclear Engineering

April 20, 2017 - 4:00am
The College of Engineering has announced an alumnus will become the next head of the School of Nuclear Engineering.

Purdue graduate’s startup launches product to help increase children's physical activity

April 20, 2017 - 4:00am
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 to receive Tree Campus USA award at Earth Week tree planting today

April 20, 2017 - 4:00am
Purdue University will receive its eighth consecutive Tree Campus USA award at the upcoming Earth Week/Arbor Day tree planting activity Thursday (April 20).

Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital dedication set for April 25

April 19, 2017 - 1:05pm
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.

Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund commits $400,000 to five startups

April 18, 2017 - 4:00am
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 wins first-ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship

April 15, 2017 - 11:00pm
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.

Partnership with Virta Health offers employees a new health benefit for type 2 diabetes treatment

April 14, 2017 - 4:00am
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 ( 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.

Commitment to public service earns Purdue junior prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 12, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Purdue student startup hub names finalists for Boiler Business Competition

April 12, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Wilmeth Active Learning Center to open Aug. 7

April 12, 2017 - 4:00am
The Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC) is on schedule to open to the public on Aug. 7.

APEX Award recognizes three for outstanding contributions

April 11, 2017 - 4:00am
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.