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U.S. Department of Education acts on Purdue NewU plan to acquire Kaplan, operate as Indiana’s newest public institution

The U.S. Department of Education has given its approval for Purdue University to move forward with its previously announced plan to acquire Kaplan University and operate Purdue NewU as Indiana’s newest public institution of higher education.


Week of activities planned for Purdue homecoming

Purdue University's 2017 Homecoming week will include activities for students, faculty and the public with events having themes from multiple decades.


Dziekan cprAutoCPR senior project earns honor for Biomedical Engineering

Four students from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering have taken on the challenge of trying to save lives in Ecuador and other countries.


Purdue attributes record research funding growth to faculty, facilities, partnerships

Purdue University achieved another record year of sponsored research funding, reaching $418.3 million in fiscal year 2017, topping the previous year’s record of $403 million. The total includes funding from federal agencies, foundations, nonprofit organizations and industry received during the fiscal year completed on June 30.


Ribeiro CISTAR 2NSF-funded center at Purdue could help power U.S. for next century

The National Science Foundation has chosen Purdue University to lead an engineering research center, which will develop new technologies to produce fuels from U.S. shale-gas deposits that could inject $20 billion annually into the economy.


Richard MilesWBAA announces Richard Miles as new general manager

Richard Miles, an experienced member of the public broadcasting community, Tuesday (Sept. 12) begins his tenure as general manager of Purdue University’s public radio station, WBAA.


Enrollment tracksPurdue sets record for student enrollment, graduation rate

Purdue University’s overall enrollment is its highest ever and the incoming class is the largest since 2006 and one of its most academically prepared, the university announced Monday (Sept. 11).


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