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Purdue Day of Giving leaps to $41.6 million, reaches six-year total of $146.9 million

April 25, 2019 - 1:04pm
In its sixth year, Purdue Day of Giving raised $41.6 million, set the fifth straight record for a 24-hour higher education fundraising campaign and reached a cumulative total of $146.9 million in gifts for Purdue University.

Controversial ‘Confederate Memorial Day’ honors soldiers killed during Civil War

April 25, 2019 - 4:00am
As the United States prepares for Memorial Day services and activities, several Southern states also recognize a lesser known but highly controversial holiday on varying dates in April and May: Confederate Memorial Day, which is designed to commemorate Confederate soldiers killed during the Civil War. The holiday is officially recognized in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, and it is unofficially recognized in several other states.

Purdue prof: Census citizenship question would alienate immigrants, could be ‘a disaster’ for social scientists, policymakers

April 25, 2019 - 4:00am
Plans to add a citizenship question as part of the 2020 United States Census could result in a significant undercount of the U.S. population, which “would be a disaster for social scientists and policymakers,” according to a political scientist and expert in surveying Latino immigrants.

Chunk of the Lafayette Meteorite from Mars returns to Purdue

April 23, 2019 - 7:50pm
A segment of the Lafayette Meteorite that once resided at Purdue, but was on display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for decades, will officially return to Purdue Thursday (April 25) during a Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial event.

Celebrate Purdue Day of Giving with ‘Giant Leaps’ on Wednesday (April 24)

April 22, 2019 - 1:27pm
The sixth annual Purdue Day of Giving is celebrating “150 Years of Giant Leaps” on Wednesday (April 24), with more participating units, student organizations and challenges for bonus dollars during the 24-hour online, social media-driven fundraising effort to grant opportunities for the university and its students.

Caregiver Companion honored with Purdue’s community partner award

April 22, 2019 - 4:00am
Caregiver Companion has received Purdue's Dr. JoAnn L. Miller Exemplary Community Partner Award for 2018.

Giving back: West Lafayette, Purdue Research Foundation employees teaming up for community service at Cumberland Park

April 18, 2019 - 4:00am
Employees from the city of West Lafayette and the Purdue Research Foundation plan to celebrate Earth Day on Monday (April 22) by teaming up for a day of service at Cumberland Park.

Purdue partners with Fortune 500 companies for flexible online offerings

April 17, 2019 - 5:54pm
It's hardly up for debate that professionals today need to keep learning throughout their careers, but it's not always obvious how to do that.

Collaboration expected to expand with new autism research center at Purdue

April 17, 2019 - 4:00am
There will be more community programs, resources, collaborations and faculty members researching autism, thanks to an expanded program at Purdue University.

Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis robotics team proving school’s prowess in STEM

April 17, 2019 - 4:00am
Some of the key mottos for Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis are “learn through STEM and design thinking immersion,” “personalized learning,” and “learn by doing.”

Toy Fair to showcase ‘Purdue 150’ toys designed by engineering students

April 15, 2019 - 5:55pm
Remember when your parents told you to “share your toys” with others? Now, Purdue mechanical engineering students are sharing their toys with the public as part of an annual toy fair that coincides with Purdue’s 150th anniversary.

Salmonella outbreak does not involve Indiana-grown melons

April 15, 2019 - 4:00am
The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced an outbreak of Salmonella Carrau in pre-cut melon products distributed by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods.

Fourth time is the charm for IUPUI senior at Purdue Grand Prix

April 13, 2019 - 10:00pm
For Brenden Johnson, a steady pace really does win the race. The No. 4 kart driven by Johnson, a senior from the Motorsports Club at IUPUI, took the win at the 62nd Purdue Grand Prix on Saturday (April 13).

'Transformative' microscope to be installed at Purdue

April 12, 2019 - 4:20pm
The cryo-electron microscope is a modern marvel of a machine that allows scientists to look at how proteins and viruses are built atom by atom. And it’s so important to the science that the original developers of this technique received the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work.