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U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

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 internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America's principle foreign affairs agency.

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Purdue ag economists: Shale oil 'dividend' could pay for smaller carbon footprint

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 technologies annually provide an extra $302 billion to the U.S. economy relative to 2007, a yearly "dividend" that could continue for at least the next two decades, Tyner said.

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Applications sought for global food security research grants

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 interested in developing a component of their graduate research in a developing country setting and in collaboration with a mentor from an International Agricultural Research Center (IARC) or a qualifying National Agricultural Research System (NARS) unit. The grants are managed by Purdue's Center for Global Food Security, which has awarded 81 grants totaling more than $1,521,000 since 2012. Fellows have come from 56 different universities and have completed research in food security topics in more than 64 different countries.

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Purdue Inks Deal with Amazon

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-branded experience where students can purchase lower-cost textbooks and other college essentials.

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Technology's future effects on society to be discussed at Purdue summit

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 the technology explosion from the perspective of various disciplines, including artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, genetic engineering, and computer security and privacy. "Dawn or Doom: the New Technology Explosion," will be held Sept. 18 on the Purdue campus. The summit is free and open to the public.

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Hirleman returns to Purdue to lead corporate, global efforts

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 officer, effective Aug. 18.

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S&T Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Accepting Applications

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 technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

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Purdue ag economist: Retail pork prices still rising; relief expected in fall

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. pork, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says.

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Interagency group will develop sustainable farming programs

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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Discovery Park center awarded $12 million DOE grant

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 economy.

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