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Agricultural researchers can quickly measure plant growth, health with inexpensive drones, laptops and a software app

Recent News - May 16, 2019 - 4:00am
Agricultural researchers have long used small-plot trials to test a myriad of practices, such as selecting the best seeds, fertilizer and crop-control products, and depending on their eyes and opinions to determine what works best.

Purdue@Westgate hosts first Battery Innovation Commercialization Forum on the future of startups

Recent News - May 16, 2019 - 4:00am
The first Battery Innovation Center Commercialization Forum was hosted by Purdue@Westgate on May 7 at WestGate Academy.

Purdue to hold public hearing for tuition and fee proposals

Recent News - May 16, 2019 - 4:00am
Purdue University will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday (May 29, 2019) on proposed tuition and fees to be paid by students attending the university’s West Lafayette, Fort Wayne, Hammond and Westville campuses during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.

‘Strategic Doing’ provides a new path for designing and guiding complex collaborations

Recent News - May 15, 2019 - 4:00am
Since 2005, Ed Morrison, and his Purdue University colleagues Scott Hutcheson and Liz Nilsen, have been working on turning insight on complex collaborations into a replicable, scalable, open discipline that they call Strategic Doing.

Purdue startup assists Cameroon with developing hydroponic farming methods, entrepreneurship

Recent News - May 15, 2019 - 4:00am
Cameroon, a West African country in the Congo region, has long relied on foreign aid to feed its citizens due to the extreme desert climate in some areas and a continued influx in refugees and orphaned children from neighboring nations.

Vintage Indiana Festival showcases Hoosier wines

Recent News - May 15, 2019 - 4:00am
The Vintage Indiana Festival on June 1 will uncork its 20th annual celebration of the state's wines, wineries and vineyards.

Renowned Purdue University scientist Michael Rossmann dies

Recent News - May 14, 2019 - 7:54pm
Michael G. Rossmann, a renowned scientist who gained worldwide attention in 1985 for discovering the structure of the common cold virus using X-ray crystallography, and later the structures for insect-carrying disease, died Tuesday (May 14) in West Lafayette, Indiana. He was 88.

Multimillion-dollar gift supports Purdue business analytics leadership

Recent News - May 14, 2019 - 3:04pm
Purdue University alumnus John Krenicki Jr. and his wife, Donna, have given a $5 million gift to a business analytics center in the Krannert School of Management. As a result, the Business and Information Analytics Center will now be known as the John and Donna Krenicki Center for Business Analytics and Machine Learning, pending Board of Trustees approval.

This ’nado gives summer beverages the big chill

Recent News - May 14, 2019 - 4:00am
Summer is quickly approaching – and that means the start of beach season. A cold beverage can really hit the spot on a hot, humid day, but most coolers take a while to chill drinks and can warm quickly when parked on a sandy beach.

Purdue hosts 4th annual agBOT Challenge

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 6:00am
Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is partnering with Gerrish Farms to host the fourth annual agBOT Challenge, a three-day event May 16-18.

High school and collegiate manned and autonomous kart teams racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
Purdue University Motorsports and the evGrand Prix group will host autonomous kart racing, as well as manned kart racing for high school and college teams from across the U.S. at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The races will occur Tuesday (May 14) and Wednesday (May 15).

Purdue expert available to speak about tariffs, oil prices

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
As the U.S. trade war with China again heats up, Wally Tyner, Purdue University’s James and Lois Ackerman Professor of agricultural economics, can talk about implications.

Why we mourn the deaths of our favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ characters

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
Fans of “Game of Thrones” are coping with the deaths of several prominent characters killed in the “Battle of King’s Landing” during the show’s second-to-last episode.

Breathing issues sideline two Triple Crown contenders

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
The Kentucky Derby has come and gone, but there are still two races left in the fight for the Triple Crown. The horse favorited to win the Derby, Omaha Beach,  dropped out last-minute due to a breathing complication known as entrapped epiglottis. And Country House, the horse that won the Derby, won’t run in the Preakness. He’s developed a cough, according to his trainer.

Helium shortage bad for parties and hospital patients

Recent News - May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
There’s a global shortage of helium, and event planners aren’t happy about it. Party City, a party supply store with locations across the United States and Canada, is reportedly closing 45 stores due to the shortage – but the party industry isn’t the only one affected.

Daniels to Purdue grads: The antonym of snowflake is Boilermaker

Recent News - May 10, 2019 - 11:43am
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels made these remarks during the May 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.

Graduates take center stage in Elliott Hall during Purdue commencement ceremonies

Recent News - May 10, 2019 - 4:00am
Purdue University on Friday (May 10) began its annual rite of spring: a series of six commencement ceremonies throughout the weekend. More than 4,600 undergraduates were expected to walk the West Lafayette campus’ Elliott Hall of Music stage by Sunday afternoon.

Parking information for Purdue spring commencements

Recent News - May 8, 2019 - 4:00am
With six commencement programs planned over three days, Purdue University is providing parking information for those attending the ceremonies Friday through Sunday (May 10-12).

The green flag is out for autonomous kart racing

Recent News - May 8, 2019 - 4:00am
During the month of May, race car drivers can be found scrambling for open seats to drive in the Indianapolis 500.

Why we mourn the deaths of our favorite TV and movie characters

Recent News - May 8, 2019 - 4:00am
Fans of 'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Game of Thrones' are coping the best they can with the deaths of their favorite characters on the big screen and television. An 'Avengers' fan, for example, was hospitalized after crying too hard during the film’s opening weekend. 'Game of Thrones' fans, on the other hand, have shown a morbid curiosity about the TV show’s deceased characters, maintaining a running list of who has been killed and speculating about who’s next.

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