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Berus LandscapeKeating Supercars LLC to build fastest street-legal auto at Purdue’s Discovery Park District

Move over IndyCar racers, you could soon be passed by the fastest U.S. street-legal cars, which Keating Supercars LLC will make at Purdue’s Discovery Park District as part of a collaboration that will include Purdue’s Motorsports STEM program and a similar automotive STEM program emerging in Great Britain.


Kody ChildressNew test could tell doctors whether patients will respond to chemotherapy

Less than half the patients diagnosed with cancer respond favorably to chemotherapy, but a new method for testing how patients will respond to various drugs could pave the way for more personalized treatment.


Honorary doctorates to be presented at Purdue spring commencement

A Pulitzer Prize winner and two executives of major companies will receive honorary doctorates during Purdue University’s commencement ceremonies in May.


Marion K. UnderwoodUT Dallas dean to take helm of Purdue’s Health and Human Sciences

An Association of Psychological Sciences Fellow has been named the new dean of Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences.


Discovery Park District mapInternational electric power leader SEL to build 100,000-square-foot facility, create up to 300 new jobs in Purdue Discovery Park District

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) announces plans to build a 100,000-square-foot facility for electric power research in the Purdue Discovery Park District designed to support up to 300 new high-tech jobs.


shi-parkinson'Key factor' in development of Parkinson's disease identified

A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease, a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world.


Trustees extend President Daniels’ employment agreement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue's Board of Trustees on Tuesday (April 17) approved an extension to President Mitch Daniels’ employment agreement allowing the president to serve in the role until such time either party gives one year's notice. Daniels’ initial employment agreement was extended by two years in 2015.


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