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New report says Purdue ranks among safest college campuses

June 26, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Two Purdue pilot teams complete this year’s Air Race Classic

June 23, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Spotty weather has Indiana grain crops off to an uneven start

June 23, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

New agreements build on Purdue, NSWC Crane strategic partnership

June 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
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).

Explore benefits of high tunnels during Indiana field day demos

June 22, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Nominations sought for Purdue’s 2017 Hovde Award

June 22, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Boom! Fireworks can take toll on hearing in children, adults

June 21, 2017 - 4:00am
Admiring fireworks from afar sounds like the best plan, according to a Purdue audiologist.

Purdue professor retires after a fascinating bug-filled career

June 19, 2017 - 12:16pm
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 purchasing Whole Foods is a game changer for grocery store industry

June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is a wakeup call for all grocery stores, says a Purdue University retail management expert.

Duke Energy Academy immersing high schoolers, teachers in STEM experiences

June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
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 Board of Trustees elects officers

June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

Purdue trustees approve contracts, property transactions

June 16, 2017 - 4:00am
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 16) approved several contracts and two property parcel exchanges.

Two Purdue teams to compete in the annual Air Race Classic

June 14, 2017 - 8:12pm
For the first time, the 41st annual Air Race Classic women’s cross-country competition will feature two teams from Purdue University.

Purdue entrepreneurship program receives national award for its engagement, innovation

June 14, 2017 - 4:00am
A Purdue University entrepreneurship program received a national award for its engagement and innovation.

Purdue professors named winners of APLU’s Innovative Teaching Award

June 14, 2017 - 4:00am
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.

New center at Purdue to transform mechanical engineering education

June 13, 2017 - 3:36pm
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

June 13, 2017 - 4:00am
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.