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Purdue receives $2.3 million federal grant to study active learning

Purdue University has received a four-year $2.3 million federal Department of Education grant to study why active-learning strategies help student retention, success and completion rates.

Purdue achieves record student success

Purdue is seeing record-high retention and graduation rates thanks to a university-wide commitment to student success.

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.

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