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Purdue Day of Giving celebration features 'Saturday Night Live' star and writer

As part of the fourth annual Purdue Day of Giving on Wednesday (April 26), 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Vanessa Bayer and writer Anna Drezen will take the stage with a free comedy show.


Civil Engineering names graduate program after generous donors

The Purdue University Board of Trustees voted Friday (April 21) to approve naming the Lyles School of Civil Engineering graduate program in recognition of a recent significant gift by generous alumni Christopher and Susan Burke.


Tilley drives with checkered flagKyle Tilley and Cary Racing No. 1 claim victory in wild 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix

Kyle Tilley, No. 14 driving for Cary Racing #1, looked as though he were off on a sunny Saturday drive during the first bit of the 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix. However, a lap 85 run-in with another car meant the race was on.


Trustees approve new name for Fort Wayne campus

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (April 21) approved a resolution to designate Purdue University Fort Wayne as the new name for the campus that will arise from the planned realignment process. The name change is pending approval of the realignment by the Higher Learning Commission.


Sherine Abdelmawla and Mohammad Noshi Purdue ranks as top university in technology transfer, startup creation

Purdue University's strides in creating startups and moving innovations to the marketplace have earned it a top ranking from the Milken Institute in a report released Thursday (April 20).


Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital dedication set for April 25

The new Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital in Shelbyville, Indiana, is set to be dedicated during a ceremony from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday (April 25), in conjunction with the beginning of the racing season.


NASA extruderDevice meant to feed astronauts on Mars may first make debut in Africa

The same piece of Purdue University-developed technology that may one day feed astronauts on Mars is being adapted to improve production of instant porridges and other ready-to-use products in several African countries.


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