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Airline ticket prices expected to take off for the holiday season because of fuel costs

October 15, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Media advisory for Thursday (Oct. 18) Bush women lecture

October 15, 2018 - 4:00am
Former First Lady Laura W. Bush and her daughters, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, will speak at Purdue University on Oct. 18.

New Purdue master plan endorsed by Board; sets stage for next 50 years

October 12, 2018 - 4:35pm
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

October 12, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Purdue trustees ratify eight named faculty, two named spaces

October 12, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Trustees OK 2019 health plan design, rates

October 12, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Trustees vote to award Daniels’ at-risk pay

October 12, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Pioneering technologies, leading research highlighted at inaugural WestGate technology showcase

October 11, 2018 - 4:00am
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 researchers hope deadly MRSA superbugs take the bait

October 11, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Purdue astronauts most popular, but thousands of fellow alums enable giant leaps

October 9, 2018 - 3:11pm
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

October 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
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.

Media invited to unveiling of campus master plan Friday (Oct. 12)

October 9, 2018 - 4:00am
WHAT: The unveiling event for the new West Lafayette campus master plan following the Purdue University Board of Trustees meeting.

Can’t wait for ‘First Man’ to open? Check out Purdue’s Neil Armstrong photo gallery

October 8, 2018 - 4:00am
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

October 8, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

Purdue takes giant leap in support of its engineering grads

October 8, 2018 - 4:00am
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 police investigating reported sexual battery

October 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
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..

Purdue team receives $2.5 million to develop quantum computing technologies

October 5, 2018 - 4:00am
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.

‘First Man’ Neil Armstrong a testament to giant dreams for Purdue students with their own

October 4, 2018 - 6:55pm
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

October 4, 2018 - 4:00am
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

October 4, 2018 - 4:00am
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.