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Akanocure-2015Two Purdue agricultural startups receive $100,000 from Ag-celerator fund

Two Purdue University agriculture-based startups each have received $50,000 investments from the Purdue Ag-celerator, a plant sciences innovation fund operated by Purdue Ventures, the capital access arm of the Purdue Foundry, with assistance from the Purdue College of Agriculture, Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization and the agricultural industry.


Purdue trustees endorse WL campus tuition freeze, 2.5 percent merit pay increase

The Purdue University Board of Trustees’ Finance and Executive committees, acting on behalf of the board, on Thursday (May 18) met to endorse a proposed tuition freeze for resident, nonresident and international students at the West Lafayette campus through the next two academic years, making a total of six years of no change in base tuition.


Japan honors Daniels with prestigious Order of the Rising Sun

The Government of Japan on Thursday (May 18) will celebrate the conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, upon Purdue President Mitch Daniels during a ceremony at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C.


Niswonger partnershipPSA Airlines and Purdue Aviation form commercial flight training partnership

PSA Airlines and Purdue Aviation announced Wednesday (May 17) a partnership to fast-track Purdue University and Purdue Aviation flight students to become commercial airline pilots. Through the airline’s Cadet Program partnership, Purdue Aviation will be designated a PSA Airlines flight training academy partner.


Purdue Motorsports pioneering autonomous racing division

Purdue Motorsports is embracing the future and pioneering an autonomous racing division to add to its current evGrand Prix program.


Michele BuzonArchaeologist wraps up excavation in Tombos, Sudan in the Nile River Valley

A Purdue University bioarchaeologist finished another field season looking at immigration and colonization during the New Kingdom occupation of Nubia in about 1400 B.C. along the Nile River Valley.


Purdue Military Family Research Institute receives $4.8 million grant from Lilly Endowment

A $4.8 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will help support the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University as it works to improve the lives of members of the military, veterans and their families.


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