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Purdue offers free online computer programming course to Indiana high school students

Purdue University is offering a popular introductory computer science and programming course for free to high school students in Indiana.


PathmakerOnly 1 in 3 college students getting key work experience they need, according to survey

While college graduates who had on-the-job training or an internship double their odds of being fully engaged at work, only one in three students actually had these important experiences, according to the Gallup-Purdue Index. The findings highlight the importance of internship-related programs at Purdue University and the need to continue development of similar opportunities.


Daniels to strengthen Purdue's ties in India

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will embark on a five-day trip beginning Saturday (Nov. 1) to strengthen partnerships in India.


Doerr SharpPurdue offers new residency, special training in veterinary pharmacy

Purdue University next summer will become the nation's third university offering a residency program in veterinary clinical pharmacy practice, which provides pharmacists special training in animal health.


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.


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