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Expert on how Latino youth cope with stress and related mental health effects from parent separation

June 21, 2018 - 4:00am
While splitting young Latino children from their parents is devastating, the separation between parents and older children, including teens, also is incredibly harmful, says a Purdue University expert who studies mental health and resiliency in the children of Latino migrant farmworkers.

Purdue nursing expert available to discuss Indiana hepatitis A concerns

June 21, 2018 - 4:00am
Elizabeth Richards of Purdue University’s School of Nursing is available to discuss the high number of hepatitis A in the Hoosier state and across the country in 2018.

Grant Street Parking Garage changes to card payments only on July 2

June 20, 2018 - 4:00am
Cash will no longer be accepted as payment for hourly parking in the Grant Street Parking Garage, 120 N. Grant Street, as of Monday (July 2) in order to streamline internal processes. The pay stations available in the main lobby and at all exits, i.e. lanes 4, 5 and 6, will continue to accept MasterCard, Visa or Discover debit and credit card payments.

Indiana’s top research institutions receive $33 million to improve health statewide

June 20, 2018 - 4:00am
Indiana’s top research universities have been awarded more than $33 million to improve the health of people in the state. The grant is their third five-year Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.

Space objects will still be hard to protect despite new policy

June 20, 2018 - 4:00am
A new space traffic management policy signed by President Donald Trump could help prevent thousands of space objects from colliding, but sufficient technical solutions are lacking, says Carolin Frueh, Purdue assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics.

Purdue receives $2.6 million DOE grant for high-energy physics research

June 19, 2018 - 4:00am
Ongoing research in elementary particle physics will be expanded, thanks to a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund Purdue University’s High Energy Physics Group.

Purdue data visualization tool allows high school students to see path to career

June 18, 2018 - 4:00am
The Purdue Center for Economic Education is seeking partner schools to pilot a new data visualization tool that shows high school students a path to a career based on their interests and abilities.

Purdue NOW: Veterans with PTSD may benefit from service dogs

June 18, 2018 - 4:00am
A new study shows how veterans with PTSD may benefit physiologically from using service dogs. This study, led by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, is the first published research to use a physiological marker to define the biobehavioral effects of service dogs on veterans with PTSD.

Trustees add five initiatives to Purdue strategic plan

June 15, 2018 - 1:56pm
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 15) reaffirmed Purdue Moves as the university’s current strategic plan and added five initiatives to the plan to reflect several strategic updates.

New engineering center to develop scientific and engineering principles of resilient systems

June 15, 2018 - 4:00am
What causes some systems — computing, cyber physical, or large-scale engineered systems — to be resilient to disruptions of various kinds? And what causes some systems to bounce back from a failure quickly?

Purdue Trustees approve capital plan

June 15, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue’s Board of Trustees on Friday (June 15) reviewed and approved the university’s 10-year capital plan and the legislative capital project request for the 2019-21 biennium.

Purdue trustees approve name changes, new degree program

June 15, 2018 - 4:00am
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 15) approved the naming and renaming of several programs, areas and facilities, and the creation of a new doctoral program in technology.

Purdue trustees approve named professorships, posthumous degrees

June 15, 2018 - 4:00am
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 15) approved the appointment of three named faculty, awarded four posthumous degrees and issued resolutions of appreciation for two outgoing deans and the institution’s top donors.

System allows surveillance cameras to ‘talk’ to the public through individual smartphones

June 14, 2018 - 3:03pm
Purdue University researchers have created a technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy.

Purdue Foundry Investment Fund backs 3 emerging life science startups with $750,000 to help transition to sustainability

June 14, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue Research Foundation’s Foundry Investment Fund (FIF) has recently invested a total of $750,000 in three emerging life science startups as partial matches to investments being made in them by institutional and other investors.

Purdue Polytechnic Institute teams with Indiana University to improve workforce readiness

June 14, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue Polytechnic Institute is working to improve students’ workforce readiness throughout Indiana and beyond by teaming with the Center for P-16 Research and Collaboration at Indiana University.

Team to study new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease

June 14, 2018 - 4:00am
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Purdue University and the University of Bordeaux in France has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease to study a new gene associated with Parkinson’s disease, which was linked to the disease using novel big data methodologies.

Construction begins for Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering building expansion

June 13, 2018 - 1:57pm
Construction has begun on a $14 million addition to the Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. The Innovation Wing will provide a platform for the strategic expansion of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering’s educational programs, research capabilities, and industry outreach.

Founder of Purdue-affiliated startup travels to Africa to teach Togolese about using hydroponics for more sustainable farming

June 13, 2018 - 4:00am
A founder of a Purdue University-affiliated startup that makes a kitchen appliance that grows garden vegetables year-round traveled to Africa to lead a hands-on workshop to help residents of Togo, a small West African country, create sustainable agriculture methods.

New 2-dimensional nanomaterial shows promise for high-speed electronics, defense tools and biochemical detection devices

June 13, 2018 - 4:00am
Purdue University researchers have discovered a two-dimensional nanomaterial derived from the rare element tellurium that may change how infrared technology is used in national defense tools, surveillance equipment, high-performance electronics and biochemical detection devices.