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High crude oil prices could fuel a jump in ticket prices for people flying during the holiday travel season, according to a Purdue aviation professor.
Former First Lady Laura W. Bush and her daughters, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, will speak at Purdue University on Oct. 18.
Purdue University Physical Facilities unveiled the new West Lafayette campus master plan Friday (Oct. 12) following the plan’s endorsement by the Purdue Board of Trustees. The Giant Leaps Master Plan builds on Purdue’s 150-year history and looks to the future to imagine how the campus’s physical space will set the stage for the next 50 years of giant leaps.
Board approves new online degree program; updates regional campus diplomas; moves residence hall project forward
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (October 12) approved the creation of a new online graduate degree program on the West Lafayette campus, the renaming of an undergraduate degree program on the IUPUI campus and the alumni center on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus, new verbiage for regional campus diplomas, and the plans for two new residence halls on the West Lafayette campus.
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 12) ratified eight named faculty positions and the recent appointments of the university’s executive vice president for communication and vice president for human resources. Trustees also issued a resolution of appreciation for friends of the university, including two whose names will be added to campus facilities.
Purdue Trustees on Friday (Oct. 12) approved the university’s 2019 medical plans, working to balance efforts to provide high-quality benefits with the rapidly increasing cost of medical care that has risen 28 percent (or $30 million) over the past five years.
The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 12) reviewed the 2017-18 performance evaluation for President Mitch Daniels and voted to approve his at-risk pay at 100 percent based on measures set out by trustees in December 2017.
The state’s top research institutions were featured at WestGate Academy for the first-ever State of Indiana Technology Showcase. Dozens of pioneering innovations available for licensing were presented, ranging from medical devices to analytical tools.
Purdue University researchers are testing whether a light-active version of heme, the molecule responsible for transporting oxygen in blood circulation, may help people infected with MRSA.
While Neil Armstrong may be the most famous Purdue alum for his lunar giant leap for mankind, he and other astronauts have been joined by thousands of other Purdue alums – in fact, too many to count – working in numerous segments of the space industry.
The forgotten age of space: Purdue prof dedicated to exploring Soviet and American spaceflight history
In 1990, Michael Smith had been living in Moscow for four months, rooming with a Russian family and conducting research in the city’s libraries and archives, when he witnessed the slow collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of its space program, reducing prominent engineers to mere repair technicians.
WHAT: The unveiling event for the new West Lafayette campus master plan following the Purdue University Board of Trustees meeting.
Fans who can’t get enough of Neil Armstrong in “First Man” can get a further glimpse into his life story, including his time at Purdue University, in a new photo gallery.
Purdue professor first woman selected for USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Morrill Award and Lecture
Haley Oliver, associate professor of food science in Purdue University’s College of Agriculture, has been selected to deliver the 2018 Justin Smith Morrill Lecture at this year’s Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) November conference in New Orleans. The lecture honors Justin Smith Morrill, for whom the Morrill Act — which created the land-grant university system — is named. The only previous Purdue recipient was former President Martin Jischke.
They’ve long been established in their careers. Some are wealthy. Others not so much. Some are looking to make a career leap – or change. Others retired.
Purdue University police have released surveillance images of a person they wish to question in connection to a sexual battery that occurred at around 8:45 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 4) on campus..
For years, researchers have dreamed of the impact quantum computers could have on technology and innovation. Now that several companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Google, IonQ and others, have quantum computers ready to use, it’s up to scientists to figure out how to use them and what to use them for.
Geoffrey Andrews is a self-described aerospace and aviation nerd. He dreamed as a little boy of traveling at hypersonic velocity – five times the speed of sound.
Global honor recognizes Purdue innovator for using the human body as a wire to improve health care, neuroscience
A Purdue University researcher has combined his wealth of experience in wireless and wireline communication with his longstanding passion for medical sciences, to develop an invention with the potential to improve health care, neuroscience and human-computer interaction.
Purdue-affiliated Adranos Inc. raises $800,000 to develop high-performance propellant for missile, space launch systems
Adranos Inc., a Purdue University-affiliated company developing a novel high-performance, solid propellant for long-range missile and space launch systems, has raised $800,000 to further advance the technology.