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New center focuses on intercultural learning, mentorship and research

Purdue, home to one of the largest international student populations, is launching a new center to promote intercultural competence to better prepare students for a global workforce.


Purdue seniors to display innovations for Malott competition

Purdue University students completing a mechanical engineering senior design course will demonstrate 16 inventions, from a portable energy source for recreational and military applications to a device to help the elderly and disabled open pill bottles.


Purdue’s Brian Lamb School of Communication joins Google News Lab University Network

Purdue's Brian Lamb School of Communication is joining the Google News Lab University to better prepare students for 21st century careers related to digital media.


Welby InstituteGlobal defense and security institute launched at Purdue

Purdue President Mitch Daniels announced Thursday (Dec. 1) that the university is opening a new Institute for Global Security and Defense Innovation in Discovery Park.


Yepez oilPlasma-zapping process could yield trans fat-free soybean oil product

Two Purdue University researchers have developed a hydrogenation process that could solidify soybean oil for food processing without creating trans fats, which have been linked to heart disease and stroke.


Purdue student investment startup expands portfolio, looks to open second office

After only one year in business, an investment company started by a group of students from the Purdue University Krannert School of Management has expanded its portfolio to include not only a hedge fund, but also real estate, venture capital, private equity and a consulting firm. In addition, the group is looking to hire interns as well as opening an office in Chicago in 2017.


Sluss BirghtlampStudent startup plans to offer app that can detect concussions

Brightlamp LLC, a Purdue student-based startup, is working to become the first company to offer a downloadable app for public use that can detect concussions in real time.


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