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Updated: 23 hours 37 min ago
Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus is the 14th safest in the country, and the safest campus in Indiana, according to a new study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.
The Purdue University entries in this year’s Air Race Classic finished the competition Friday (June 23), landing in Santa Fe Municipal Airport, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Bob Nielsen, Purdue Extension corn specialist, says he has never seen a growing season get off to such an uneven start as this one. Heavy rains in April and May delayed planting and left standing water in many parts of Indiana while other areas baked in unusually hot and dry conditions.
Saving lives through improved communications and defense of U.S. Navy fleets and eliminating dangerous counterfeit laptops and other electronics are the goal of two new cooperative agreements between Purdue University researchers and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division (NSWC Crane).
Are you looking for ways to increase the economic stability of your farm or to sell fresh vegetables right up to Thanksgiving or Christmas? How about getting an early start on raising produce in the spring? If so, a high tunnel may be a great option to increase the productivity of your farm operations.
Purdue Extension is accepting nominations for the 2017 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, given to a Purdue University faculty or staff member who has contributed to the improvement of rural Indiana.
Admiring fireworks from afar sounds like the best plan, according to a Purdue audiologist.
After 45 years as a Purdue University entomology professor, Tom Turpin will retire July 1, leaving a colorful legacy of cricket-spitting, cockroach races, and ladybug-themed tuxedos. He helped establish Bug Bowl, the world’s largest insect-themed festival, and regularly brought along exotic and interesting creatures to share with his audience during his frequent guest lectures at local schools and community events - where he often appeared in bug-bedecked formal attire.
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is a wakeup call for all grocery stores, says a Purdue University retail management expert.
Forty-nine high school students, 26 teachers, and four mentor teachers are expected at the Purdue West Lafayette campus for a weeklong immersive learning experience in energy June 18-24.
Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (June 16) re-elected Michael Berghoff as chairman and Tom Spurgeon as vice chairman and honored its outgoing student trustee.
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 16) approved several contracts and two property parcel exchanges.
For the first time, the 41st annual Air Race Classic women’s cross-country competition will feature two teams from Purdue University.
A Purdue University entrepreneurship program received a national award for its engagement and innovation.
In recognition of their outstanding work, three Purdue University professors were named recipients of the Association of Public and Land-grant University’s 2017 Innovative Teaching Award.
A new center launched this week at Purdue University will seek to transform mechanical engineering education and establish a collaboration with industry to better transition students to the workforce.
Purdue students create startup to provide coaching, acclimation guidance to Chinese students, visiting parents
Incoming Purdue students from China who are learning about a new culture have a new resource in a Purdue-affiliated student startup offering personal coaching services.