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Purdue trustees approve several measures

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Feb. 24) approved several actions, including two named appointments, a theater naming in the new Active Learning Center, renovations in Hampton Hall, two new degrees at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, a Center for Healthy Living contract, resolutions of appreciation, and a posthumous degree at IPFW.


Best-selling author will continue spring Presidential Lecture Series

Presidential historian Doug Brinkley, an author of multiple award-winning and best-selling books, will be the next guest of Purdue’s Spring 2017 Presidential Lecture Series.


Jahanshahi craqSystem automatically detects cracks in nuclear power plants

A new automated system detects cracks in the steel components of nuclear power plants and has been shown to be more accurate than other automated systems.


Purdue announces temporary home for its Indy STEM-focused high school

Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis on Thursday (Feb. 16) announced the building that formerly housed Manual and Wood high schools, at 525 S. Meridian St., will serve as the temporary location to welcome its first incoming class of students for the 2017-18 school year.


prf purdue eav02FAA approves flight school status for Purdue Aviation

Purdue Aviation LLC has hit a milestone in its growth with Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, approval of Part 141 flight school certification, which allows it to offer a more structured flight training syllabus for future professional pilots.


FYI: Abbreviations exclude readers in scientific communication, experts say

The universal use of abbreviations in higher education is intended to simplify, but really they stifle scientific communication, according to Purdue University ostracism experts.


Purdue announces philanthropic component to Back a Boiler

On Saturday (Feb. 11), Purdue announced a philanthropic component to complement its Back a Boiler income share agreement initiative.


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