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August 27, 2014

Applications for the Summer 2015 Student Internship Program (unpaid) will open on September 2 and close on October 17. This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internshi

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August 19, 2014

Unanticipated economic benefits from the shale oil and gas boom could help offset the costs of substantially reducing the U.S.'s carbon footprint, Purdue agricultural economists say. Wally Tyner and Farzad Taheripour estimate that shale technologi

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August 14, 2014

Applications are being accepted for U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Grants. Deadline is Nov, 10. The U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Grant supports exceptional graduate students who are

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August 13, 2014

Purdue University students have the opportunity to save up to 30 percent - or $6 million - a year on textbooks thanks to a new and unique collaboration with Amazon. Purdue and Amazon have launched the Purdue Student Store on Amazon, a new, co-bran

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July 24, 2014

This event will explore whether technology is advancing faster than our ability to understand, regulate, or control it, and what can be done about this situation. The day-long event will feature speakers who will examine the societal effects of th

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July 21, 2014

E. Daniel Hirleman, currently dean of the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced, and former head of Purdue's School of Mechanical Engineering, will return to the university as its chief corporate and global partnerships office

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July 2, 2014

Retail pork prices will keep rising to record highs this summer as the number of hogs going to market over the next several months will be lower than expected because of the PED virus, smaller spring farrowings and growing foreign purchases of U.S. p

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July 2, 2014

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 17th year, provides early career individuals with the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the National Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and tech

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July 1, 2014

Purdue University and two government agencies have created an interagency group to support Indiana farmers interested in alternative agriculture and provide resources to integrate best organic practices into more conventional farming systems.

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June 20, 2014

A research center at Purdue University's Discovery Park has been awarded a $12 million, four-year grant as part of a $100 million U.S. Department of Energy initiative to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st century energy econ

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June 12, 2014

With the goal of broadening sources of research funding and strengthening institutional support for the research enterprise, Purdue University announced that it will merge its offices of research and global partnerships into one organization, reporti

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June 3, 2014

Purdue University is receiving a $10 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a program that will put the crop-saving PICS bags into the hands of more farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa countries to improve their food security and

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June 2, 2014

The third Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security will be held June 8-21 at Purdue University for 30 graduate students from across the country taking on the challenge of helping to find solutions to world hunger.

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May 8, 2014

The U.S. Department of the Navy and Purdue University signed a statement of cooperation Thursday (May 8), agreeing to work together to convert up to half of the Navy and Marine Corps' energy consumption to alternative sources, including biofuels, by

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May 7, 2014

In December 2013, Gallup and Purdue announced their partnership to measure college outcomes by building the largest representative study of college graduates in U.S. history. The groundbreaking results revealed Tuesday (May 6) in the first report of

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May 5, 2014

Posters on the Hill (POH) is the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual advocacy event in Washington, DC. Participants play a role in the awareness building for undergraduate research.

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April 22, 2014

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) has launched "Enabling Writers," a $100,000 global prize competition to incentivize the development of software solutions that allow writers to easily create and export decodable and l

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April 16, 2014

A documentary produced by Purdue University analytical and atmospheric chemistry professor Paul Shepson that captures the impact of climate change on the coldest parts of the globe will premiere next week in conjunction with campus Earth Week activit

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April 4, 2014

Water scarcity, food insecurity, energy dependence, global pandemics, and climate change are examples of the ill-defined "Grand Challenges" for which public policy makers look to researchers for solutions. Science and engineering can suggest technolo

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April 2, 2014

Douglas Brinkley, bestselling author and the history commentator for CBS News, will speak about Neil Armstrong at Purdue University on April 2.

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March 14, 2014

France Cordova, former Purdue president, has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF Director position is a 6-year term.

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March 12, 2014

The Global Policy Research Institute (GPRI) enhances the visibility and impact of Purdue University's strengths in policy-related and multidisciplinary research, education, service, and outreach to inform decision-makers on global policy issues.

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March 12, 2014

Purdue Extension workshops across the state will teach current and prospective fruit and vegetable farmers about practices that help keep food safe from seed to market.

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March 12, 2014

Purdue University's programs in engineering, education and business have been ranked among the best in the country in U.S.News & World Report's graduate school rankings.

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March 3, 2014

Purdue Extension's Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar on March 7 will focus on nutrient management to maximize crop production while reducing environmental impact.

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March 3, 2014

TEDxPurdueU, Purdue's independently organized TED conference, is scheduled to host its annual flagship event from 1-6 p.m. March 7 in Loeb Playhouse.

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February 20, 2014

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, executive director of the Military and Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, has been invited to attend a meeting at the White House on Thursday (Feb. 20).

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February 13, 2014

Dr. Pogge is the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs and Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale University.

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February 13, 2014

This partnership involves sharing research and development efforts and providing learning opportunities for Purdue students and Chrysler Group employees.

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December 18, 2013

Purdue University researchers have confirmed the long-held hypothesis that sorghum deters insects from feeding on its leaves by releasing hydrogen cyanide.

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December 17, 2013

Researchers are developing computers capable of "approximate computing" to perform calculations good enough for certain tasks that don't require perfect accuracy, potentially doubling efficiency and reducing energy consumption.

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December 16, 2013

A Purdue University agricultural economist is producing a series of publications to help farmers, policymakers and taxpayers better understand changing U.S. agricultural policy and develop informed opinions about them.

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December 9, 2013

With just a few legislative working days remaining in 2013, the likelihood of a new farm bill is waning, leaving farmers in limbo once again, a Purdue Extension farm policy expert says.

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November 21, 2013

Purdue alumnus and Global Affairs Strategic Advisory Council member, C.N.R. Rao, was named a recipient of the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. He is the third scientist, after C. V. Raman and the former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, to

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October 11, 2013

Rebuilding communities after a natural disaster, such as Superstorm Sandy, is about more than just about physical infrastructure, says a Purdue University disaster recovery expert.

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October 8, 2013

The increasing production of shale oil and gas should benefit the U.S. economy by raising the nation's gross domestic product by an average of 3.5 percent annually through 2035, according to a report by Purdue University energy economists.

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September 23, 2013

The JSF program is administered by The National Academies and supported by the U.S. Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development. The deadline for 2014-2015 program year applications/nominations is January 13, 2014.

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September 20, 2013

The Office of Global Affairs and the Global Policy Research Institute are now accepting applications for the Policy Scholar Internship Program. The application deadline is October 18.

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September 17, 2013

More Purdue students will have the opportunity to study abroad thanks to the university's new plan to dramatically increase student participation and make it as close to cost neutral as possible with a new scholarship fund.

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September 6, 2013

A $1 million gift from the Denver-based Daniels Fund will support the new Purdue Institute for Civic Communication (PICC) for four years.

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September 6, 2013

Professor Eugene Spafford has been named as one of the 2013 inductees to the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame and has been selected for the Harold F. Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award.. Dr. Spafford has been a faculty member of Purdue's Departmen

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September 6, 2013

The Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) is a three-bag, non-chemical hermetic storage system that limits the reproductive capacity of cowpea weevils that consumes grain after harvest.

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August 29, 2013

Purdue University distinguished professor of physics, Chris Greene, has won the 2013 Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics for his work on "giant" molecules.

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August 5, 2013

Team USA was awarded four gold medals at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) and scored the highest overall team points. The IBO was held in Bern, Switzerland on July 14-21.

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July 29, 2013

One of GPRI's 2012 Incentive Award recipients, Professor Arvind Varma, is the winner of the 2013 AIChE Warren K. Lewis Award for Chemical Engineering Education. This award recognizes distinguished and continuing contributions to chemical engineering

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July 18, 2013

The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies is currently inviting applications for a year-long opportunity as a CReST Fellow. The Center for Revolutionary Scientific Thought (CReST) is composed of members and Fellows devoted to the study of revolutionar

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July 1, 2013

Purdue on Monday (July 1) announced that S. Laurel Weldon will serve as the university's interim vice provost for faculty affairs following the July 12 departure of Beverly Davenport Sypher.

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June 14, 2013

The Global Policy Research Institute is pleased to be sponsoring its 2013 class of interns.

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June 14, 2013

The Global Policy Research Institute is also sponsoring two graduate student interns.

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June 13, 2013

The Purdue Energy Center in Discovery Park is gearing up for the second Energy Academy at Purdue, working in collaboration with utility giant Duke Energy Corp. to prepare the next generation of sustainable energy leaders.

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June 4, 2013

Purdue President Mitch Daniels has named Suresh Garimella as the university's chief global affairs officer, effective immediately.

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June 3, 2013

Thomas Hertel, a Purdue University Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics, has been chosen to receive the inaugural Purdue University Research and Scholarship Distinction Award.

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June 3, 2013

Purdue University chemical engineering professor Joseph Pekny has been appointed interim director designate of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, working with current director Richard Cosier until he returns to the Krannert School of M

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June 3, 2013

IDG's Computerworld Honors Program has named the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Network (NEES) as a 2013 Laureate.

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May 8, 2013

Arden L. Bement Jr., former director of the National Science Foundation and inaugural director of Purdue University's Global Policy Research Institute, has been honored with a new fellow program and energy fund in his name.

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May 6, 2013

The Global Policy Research Institute has awarded its first Graduate Student Research Fellowships to two Purdue University graduate students.

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May 6, 2013

A Purdue research center leading efforts to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers to help solve world hunger is awarding $175,000 in grants to graduate students at seven U.S. universities.

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April 18, 2013

A day after two explosions at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 175, experts say it's not unusual that no one has taken responsibility for the attack.

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April 16, 2013

Doctors, teachers, employers, neighbors and other members of the community now have expert advice available to help them support military families, thanks to a partnership between Purdue University's Military Family Research Institute, several federa

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February 19, 2013

Food, health and nutrition are the focus of two $50,000 grand challenge awards recently funded by the university's Global Policy Research Institute. These grants are presented in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and the College of Health

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February 13, 2013

Wallace Tyner, an energy researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, analyzed the effects of expanded exports of liquefied natural gas in a paper to be published in the journal Energy Policy. These studies were done

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January 22, 2013

A Purdue University energy economist says that there are likely few benefits for the United States in exporting abundant natural gas supplies.

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