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Purdue University's 2017 Homecoming week will include activities for students, faculty and the public with events having themes from multiple decades.
Four students from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering have taken on the challenge of trying to save lives in Ecuador and other countries.
Purdue University achieved another record year of sponsored research funding, reaching $418.3 million in fiscal year 2017, topping the previous year’s record of $403 million. The total includes funding from federal agencies, foundations, nonprofit organizations and industry received during the fiscal year completed on June 30.
Purdue Policy Research Institute director to speak at Goalkeepers 2017; Discovery Park to host viewing party
S. Laurel Weldon, Purdue Policy Research Institute director and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, will join a group of renowned leaders and thinkers in New York City at 9 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 20) to celebrate the biggest recent achievements in global sustainable development as part of Goalkeepers 2017.
Determining how to improve the resilience of power grid structures in the face of outages from severe weather events is the focus of a multidisciplinary study by Purdue professors.
Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue’s Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc in recent weeks, and Purdue University Press is making its book, 'Disaster Recovery Project Management: Bringing Order from Chaos,' freely available as a resource for those involved in recovery efforts.
Beth Mowins this week became the first female lead announcer for Monday Night Football, but despite that milestone, the amount and tone of media coverage dedicated to women’s sports continues to lag behind.
The Pave the Way program, which launched this fall as a philanthropic component to complement Purdue’s Back a Boiler income share agreement initiative, has already impacted seven undergraduate students.
An innovative online tool developed by a Purdue University engineering professor will allow farmers to process data collected from their fields without requiring them to share it with third-party companies.
The National Science Foundation has chosen Purdue University to lead an engineering research center, which will develop new technologies to produce fuels from U.S. shale-gas deposits that could inject $20 billion annually into the economy.
A Purdue University junior is helping the university continue its leadership in science and technology as a 2017-18 Astronaut Scholar. Caleigh Roleck will join more than a dozen astronauts and 44 fellow Astronaut Scholars Saturday (Sept. 16) to celebrate innovation in the STEM fields.
Purdue University’s overall enrollment is its highest ever and the incoming class is the largest since 2006 and one of its most academically prepared, the university announced Monday (Sept. 11).
Three alumni from Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts received the 2017 Emerging Voice Award.
Purdue’s Black Cultural Center will take people to New Orleans - both literally and figuratively — during its Fall Cultural Arts Series.
The National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center has awarded Purdue University’s Young Kim, associate professor with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and Md Munirul Haque, research scientist with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, and their interdisciplinary research team, a $385,000, two-year grant to improve mobile testing for anemia in resource-limited settings.
Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Indiana-based universities partner to unlock life sciences discoveries
The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute has partnered with four Indiana universities to license available life sciences technologies at pre-defined terms. Ball State University, Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame have signed onto the agreement.
Purdue students participating in the Burton D. Morgan Business Model Competition should attend one of three callout informational sessions, each scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sept. 12, 13 or 14.
More than $10,000 in cash prizes for media tech contest; Purdue student registration deadline Nov. 22
Purdue students interested in submitting their creative and innovative ideas in the Schurz Innovation Challenge @ Purdue should attend one of the following callout sessions:
Smart phone student engagement platform seeks to bridge gap between lecturers and students, boost academic integrity
Purdue-affiliated startup eLecturic, Inc. is developing a platform that promotes student engagement in lecture environments by allowing real-time communication between students and professors.