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Research shows why meteoroids explode before they reach Earth

Our atmosphere is a better shield from meteoroids than researchers thought, according to a new paper published in Meteoritics & Planetary Science.

No increase again for Purdue room and board rates at WL, PNW campuses; PFW weighted average decreases

For the sixth consecutive year, students at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will see no room and board rate increase for the next academic year. The 2018-19 rates will actually be lower than those of 2012-13. In combination with a sixth consecutive year of zero tuition increase, this means that the total cost of attending Purdue will be less in 2019 than in 2012.

New STEM lab facility, microscope and other items gain trustee approval

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Dec. 8) approved moving forward on a project to construct a new STEM teaching lab building and the purchase of a state-of-the-art electron microscope to advance nanotechnology research and education on campus.

Laura W. BushFormer first lady and daughters to speak at Purdue

Former first lady Mrs. Laura W. Bush and her daughters, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Bush Hager, will speak at Purdue University on Oct. 18.

Ellis cardiacResearch Highlights

The metabolic triggers that causes enlarged hearts—a condition known as cardiac hypertrophy—remain elusive, but researchers at Purdue University are getting closer to solving this riddle.

Abby LemertPurdue student earns prestigious scholarship to continue studies in U.K.

A Purdue University student has been selected as recipient of a coveted scholarship designed to strengthen the relationship between the United States and United Kingdom.

Cesere astronautsPurdue students, alums take on mission to Mars habitat simulation

A team of Purdue University students and alumni will begin 2018 in an out-of-this world environment as part of a two-week mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

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