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UT Dallas dean to take helm of Purdue’s Health and Human Sciences

April 20, 2018 - 4:42pm
An Association of Psychological Sciences Fellow has been named the new dean of Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences.

College of Liberal Arts honors 2018 distinguished alumni

April 20, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts will honor five distinguished alumni during its 2018 annual awards banquet on Friday (April 20).

Explore Interactive, a Purdue-affiliated startup, wins edupitch competition for innovative education solutions

April 19, 2018 - 4:00am
A Purdue University-affiliated startup that created a platform that allows children to have fun while learning by using augmented reality via mobile devices won first prize in a competition looking for innovative education solutions.

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane enters cooperative research and development agreement with Purdue@WestGate

April 19, 2018 - 4:00am
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with Purdue Research Foundation at Purdue@WestGate aimed at connecting the division’s unique, leading-edge technical skills and technology with private Indiana companies.

Children’s book to raise awareness on the impact of therapy animals in early education

April 18, 2018 - 4:00am
“Moose! The Reading Dog,” which tells the real-life story of a specialized therapy dog that helps children overcome learning challenges pertaining to reading, was published by the Purdue University Press in March.

Trustees extend President Daniels’ employment agreement

April 17, 2018 - 3:21pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue's Board of Trustees on Tuesday (April 17) approved an extension to President Mitch Daniels’ employment agreement allowing the president to serve in the role until such time either party gives one year's notice. Daniels’ initial employment agreement was extended by two years in 2015.

'Design for Security' program launched by Purdue, Intel

April 17, 2018 - 12:10pm
A new electronic security badge, offered through a new collaboration between Intel Corp. and Purdue University, will emphasize using secure design principles throughout the product development life cycle.

Algorithm tool works to silence online chatroom sex predators

April 17, 2018 - 4:00am
An algorithm tool developed by Purdue Polytechnic Institute faculty will help law enforcement filter out and focus on sex offenders most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with child victims.

Mobile app now available for cover crop field guide

April 17, 2018 - 4:00am
The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) has reformatted its popular field guide to create the Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout mobile app for cellphones and tablets. The app allows farmers, crop advisers and conservation professionals to access vital cover crop information from mobile devices.

Purdue, Browning announce second major project for Discovery Park District, unveil 30-year master plan

April 16, 2018 - 7:17pm
A master plan for the $1 billion Discovery Park District unveiled today (Monday) outlines a 30-year commitment to transform the west side of the Purdue University campus into a mixed-use gateway for intellectual discourse and commercial partnerships.

Purdue University launches robust, collaborative ‘Integrative Data Science Initiative’

April 16, 2018 - 5:53pm
The creation of a 'data science for all' ecosystem is the goal of a new initiative at Purdue University that will make data science education part of every student’s learning experience on campus while also boosting research and partnerships to help grow the data-driven economy.

New tool serves as digital logbook for drone users

April 16, 2018 - 4:00am
A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data.

Cold spring leaves some livestock producers facing hay shortage

April 16, 2018 - 4:00am
With unusually cold temperatures hindering the growth of cool-season pasture grasses throughout the state, two Purdue Extension specialists are offering management tips to Hoosier livestock producers looking to conserve their dwindling hay supplies.

Engineering, Honors College student named a 2018 Truman Scholar

April 13, 2018 - 4:00am
Paige Rudin, a junior at Purdue University, has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation announced Thursday (April 12).

Final public input session being held Wednesday (April 18) for new Purdue master plan

April 13, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue University Campus Master Planning and Sustainability is hosting a public input session from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 18) in the Boilermaker Room of the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center.

Purdue President Daniels announces unprecedented 7th straight year of tuition freeze

April 12, 2018 - 12:21pm
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (April 12) announced plans to hold tuition constant on the West Lafayette campus for a seventh year in a row, extending the tuition freeze through the 2019-20 academic year.

‘American Farmer’ to feature Purdue University centers

April 12, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will be featured on an upcoming episode of 'American Farmer.'

Team awarded $7.5 million grant to study multifunctional piezoelectric energetic materials

April 11, 2018 - 4:00am
A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Steve Son, a professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, has received a $7.5 million grant by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to study piezoenergetics, which combines piezoelectric properties with energetic materials such as explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnics.

Online dares: Parent tips for talking to youth about risk, choices

April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
Risk taking is a part of adolescence, and parents need to find a way to talk to youth about possible dangers, ethics and safety, says a Purdue University child development expert.

Purdue economics research center has new name thanks to multimillion dollar gifts

April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
Thanks to gifts from two foundations, Purdue University will hire an additional six economists and give the Purdue University Research Center in Economics a new name, the John H. Schnatter Center for Economic Research at Purdue.