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Commencement speaker to grads: ‘Live your dream, love your world, laugh out loud’

December commencement speech.


Commencement ceremonies to take place as scheduled; live webcast available

The two commencement ceremonies on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus set for Sunday (Dec. 18) are still on as scheduled as of late Saturday afternoon.


Trustees approve named department head position, academic department name change

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 16) approved the head of the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics to a named department head position and new fees for Digital Education programs.


NSF grant funds Purdue research into STEM student success

A team of researchers based at Purdue University has received a $973,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a study aimed at helping students of low socioeconomic status succeed in scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) fields.


Purdue Nursing to double undergraduate enrollment and open Ph.D. program to meet state's job demand

The Purdue University School of Nursing is expanding its undergraduate enrollment to help meet the state's growing demand for registered nurses.


Purdue offers new online Master of Science in hospitality and tourism management

Purdue University is launching an online Master of Science in hospitality and tourism management.


Purdue University sets records for largest enrollment and highest graduation rates ever

Some 40,451 students descended on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus this semester, setting the record for the largest enrollment ever.


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