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Purdue-affiliated apple gaining popularity for organic production in France

November 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
A French company has obtained worldwide exclusive rights to Juliet, a Purdue-affiliated apple gaining popularity for organic production.

Three Purdue professors elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 20, 2017 - 8:07am
Three Purdue University professors have been awarded the distinction of fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

Biochemistry professor who is developing blood test to detect early stage breast cancer wins Purdue commercialization award

November 16, 2017 - 5:00am
W. Andy Tao, a biochemistry professor in the College of Agriculture who discovered a method to detect and monitor breast cancer using a simple blood test and bladder cancer using a urine test, is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University faculty.

Purdue poised to improve sorghum for millions with $5 million grant

November 15, 2017 - 2:54pm
Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers, thanks to a $5 million, five-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Purdue researchers receive ‘Grand Challenges Explorations’ grant for projects to help expecting mothers

November 14, 2017 - 7:26pm
Purdue University announced Tuesday (Nov. 14) that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Purdue ranks 4th for international student population at public universities, places 23rd for study abroad

November 13, 2017 - 2:16pm
Purdue University is one of the leading U.S. university destinations for international students, as well as one of the nation's top 25 schools that send American students abroad.

Purdue professor: People should voice emotions about mass shootings

November 13, 2017 - 5:00am
A Purdue professor leading a team researching the experiences of grief and loss says talking with people close to you can help sort out emotions in the wake of recent mass shootings.

Without more prescribed burns, U.S. forest fires are 'going to get worse,' specialist predicts

November 13, 2017 - 5:00am
With wildfires causing widespread destruction in California, Montana and other states, officials have been investing millions into containing and suppressing massive wildfires. Despite those efforts to contain the fires, nature eventually must run its course — which contributed to record-breaking fires this year, according to a firefighter and wildfire consulting specialist.

Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award

November 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
Purdue University professor of food science Suzanne Nielsen was honored as one of two recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences for 2017. Nielsen has been a professor at Purdue since 1983. She served as department head for 10 years, currently serves as a faculty fellow for the Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships, and continues to teach her signature course, 'Food Analysis.'

Purdue conference assists businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans

November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
Purdue University's Office of Supplier Diversity Development, along with the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette, will host the annual Relationships to Partnerships Sessions on Nov. 17 to help minority, women and veteran business owners in Indiana connect with coalition businesses.

Purdue industrial design team wins SOFA CONNECT student design competition

November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
A team from Purdue University is the winner of the 2017 Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design CONNECT student design competition.

Wonder Lab Jr grand openings in Tippecanoe County and Indianapolis schools Monday (Nov. 13)

November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
Grand openings of two Wonder Lab Jr at elementary schools in Indianapolis and Tippecanoe County will take place Monday (Nov. 13).

Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine expands afterschool science program nationwide

November 9, 2017 - 5:00am
An afterschool role-modeling program aimed at diversifying the veterinarian-scientist workforce is expanding with the help of four veterinary schools and colleges that received grants to partner with the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Indiana Biosciences Research Institute licenses Purdue technologies under university agreement

November 8, 2017 - 3:07pm
The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute on Wednesday (Nov. 8) announced it has licensed two Purdue University life sciences technologies through the Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization.

Collaboration aimed at developing STEM education tool using rapid innovation

November 8, 2017 - 5:00am
Purdue University’s Industrial Design Senior Capstone is collaborating with SDI Innovations to develop STEM education tools on a semester-long project with the aim to develop a tangible and market-ready product to be commercialized by SDI Innovations’ resources.

Purdue@WestGate connects entrepreneurial communities through regional events

November 8, 2017 - 5:00am
Purdue@WestGate recently connected entrepreneurial communities in WestGate Technology Park and Terre Haute through the recent Fail Fest Wabash Valley 2017.

Purdue research group travels to Bonn for COP 23

November 8, 2017 - 5:00am
A research team from Purdue University is attending the UN Climate Change Conference to conduct research for projects related to the Paris Agreement.