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Endowed directorship for Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease

December 14, 2017 - 8:42pm
The work of Purdue University's Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease has received a boost thanks to a multimillion-dollar gift from Purdue alumnus John Krenicki Jr., his wife Donna and their children.

Purdue Galleries presents exhibit TESSELLATED

December 14, 2017 - 5:00am
Purdue University Galleries’ Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center will display the work of contemporary artists Jackie Head and Samantha Holmes from Jan. 8 to Feb. 17.

Purdue alumnus’ mission to continue ‘Cradle of Astronauts’ tradition

December 13, 2017 - 5:00am
The following Purdue experts can discuss various news topics related to Purdue alumnus and NASA astronaut Scott Tingle’s first mission to the International Space Station.

Purdue's Garimella elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017 - 5:00am
Suresh Garimella, Purdue University's executive vice president for research and partnerships and the R. Eugene & Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Purdue poultry vet Patricia Wakenell receives Hovde Award for exemplary service to rural Indiana

December 12, 2017 - 5:00am
When a deadly avian flu outbreak threatened the nation’s poultry industry in 2015, Purdue University’s Patricia Wakenell was at the forefront of efforts to contain the spread of the disease. That critical initiative, along with many other accomplishments throughout her career, contributed to Wakenell being honored with the 2017 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to Rural People of Indiana.

Tips to keep opened wine fresh during holidays

December 12, 2017 - 5:00am
A Purdue University chemical engineering graduate is available to talk about methods of keeping opened wine bottles from going stale during the holiday season including replicating what wineries do when bottling wine to keep it fresh.

Purdue offers new online Master of Public Health program

December 11, 2017 - 5:00am
Purdue is launching an online Master of Public Health program through the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Purdue TECHFIT showcase features students’ tech-based exergames

December 11, 2017 - 5:00am
Teams of middle school students from five states will be featured in the fourth annual TECHFIT Showcase at the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center.

No increase again for Purdue room and board rates at WL, PNW campuses; PFW weighted average decreases

December 8, 2017 - 4:05pm
For the sixth consecutive year, students at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will see no room and board rate increase for the next academic year. The 2018-19 rates will actually be lower than those of 2012-13. In combination with a sixth consecutive year of zero tuition increase, this means that the total cost of attending Purdue will be less in 2019 than in 2012.

New STEM lab facility, microscope and other items gain trustee approval

December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) approved moving forward on a project to construct a new STEM teaching lab building and the purchase of a state-of-the-art electron microscope to advance nanotechnology research and education on campus.

Trustees approve professorships, endowed positions, program transfer, posthumous degree, resolutions

December 8, 2017 - 5:00am
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) approved the appointments of a distinguished professor and a named professor, and endowed titles for the director of the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease (PI4D) and the head volleyball coach.

Trustees approve restructuring measures at Fort Wayne campus

December 8, 2017 - 5:00am
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) approved the establishment of three new schools within existing colleges at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). The new schools come as a result of continuing academic restructuring on campus and in preparation for the pending realignment of IPFW into Purdue University Fort Wayne and Indiana University Fort Wayne, which will take effect July 1, 2018.

Another warm winter? State climatologists say it depends on La Niña

December 8, 2017 - 5:00am
According to the latest seasonal outlook from the Indiana State Climate Office based at Purdue University, Hoosiers could be in for a repeat of last winter, when a weak La Niña system fizzled early in the season and unusually mild conditions prevailed during the last half of January and February.

NewU board approves statement of ethical principles, academic programs

December 8, 2017 - 5:00am
The Purdue NewU Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) voted to approve a Statement of Ethical Principles and Pledge to Students, a code by which all NewU faculty, administrators, staff and support team members, as well as all service partners, vendors, collaborators and other associates will be required to conduct themselves.

Purdue professor receives grants to improve gene therapy for cancer

December 7, 2017 - 5:00am
Andrea Kasinski, an assistant professor of biology in Purdue University’s College of Science, has been awarded grants to improve microRNA therapeutics for cancer by the American Cancer Society and the National Institutes of Health.

Purdue NOW

December 6, 2017 - 5:00am
The Purdue University Contemporary Dance Company on Dec. 8-9 will present its Winter Works Dance Concert.

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December 6, 2017 - 5:00am
The Holidays are in full swing with the arrival of the Christmas tree at the Purdue Memorial Union.

Purdue student earns prestigious scholarship to continue studies in U.K.

December 5, 2017 - 2:01pm
A Purdue University student has been selected as recipient of a coveted scholarship designed to strengthen the relationship between the United States and United Kingdom.

Ag barometer: Producer sentiment slips following harvest

December 5, 2017 - 5:00am
Producers expressed lower sentiment toward the agricultural economy in November on the heels of fall harvest, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.

Purdue students, alums take on mission to Mars habitat simulation

December 4, 2017 - 6:23pm
A team of Purdue University students and alumni will begin 2018 in an out-of-this world environment as part of a two-week mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.