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Polytechnic competency1Daniels awards prize for competency-based degree to Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Thursday (Sept. 4) announced that he has awarded a $500,000 prize to the College of Technology, newly redesigned as Purdue Polytechnic Institute, for a proposal to create a transdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program based on learned and demonstrated competencies.


Students, are your college prep plans complete?

You have your books, made your living arrangements and have all your classes scheduled. Everything is in place for a great year at college – well, not quite.


Purdue, Amazon to offer students savings on textbooks, provide first-ever on-campus pickup services

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.


Video production classPurdue president announces prize for three-year communication degree

Purdue's Brian Lamb School of Communication has received a $500,000 university prize for its creation of a new three-year degree that will help students save money by completing their degrees more quickly.


Trustees approve 3 master's degree programs, Division of Military Science and Technology, psychological sciences program

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (July 18) approved a Master of Science degree in engineering technology in the College of Technology at the West Lafayette campus and Master of Science degrees in electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering at Purdue University Calumet.


new graduatePurdue hosts spring commencement ceremonies at West Lafayette campus

Purdue University will have awarded nearly 6,400 degrees by the time this weekend (May 16-18) is completed.


Trustees renew IPFW management agreement, ratify provost and named professorship, vote to continue specialty plate program, approve resolutions

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 16) voted to renew the management agreement with Indiana University for the management of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, ratified Debasish 'Deba' Dutta as provost and approved a named professorship.


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