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ISM announces $1 million support for Purdue education funding program

Purdue University and ISM Education Loans announced Wednesday (June 29) that ISM will participate through a $1 million commitment to Purdue’s Back a Boiler income share agreement initiative, an option to help students pay for higher education.


Ratliff moonshotAstronaut David Wolf speaks at Purdue Cancer Moonshot event

Purdue University - alma mater of the first man to set foot on the moon - is playing a role in another national moonshot initiative; this one seeking not to land on the moon but to double the rate of progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care over the next five years.


Researchers analyze political views and involvement of Latino immigrants

Latino immigrants in the United States who are not yet citizens will not be voting in the 2016 presidential election, but history shows they are civically involved, says a Purdue University political science professor who followed Latino political engagement through the last presidential election.


Startup licenses Purdue innovation that could effectively, affordably heal wounds, ulcers commonly developed by diabetic patients

For the average person, minor scrapes and cuts don't usually cause major concern. For diabetic patients, however, these wounds can be very difficult to heal and are more likely to become ulcers that can cause significant pain and discomfort, and can even progress to the point where extremities have to be amputated.


Purdue's Camp Calcium prof receives $8.8 million to study adolescent nutrition

A Purdue University nutrition sciences professor received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study dietary recommendations and curbing sodium intake for young teenagers.


torch assemblyPurdue’s Bicentennial torch project enters next phase

The role of Purdue University in Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay has stepped up from designing to assembling the golden components manufactured for the centerpiece torch.


Grimm museumIndiana Astronaut Wall of Fame exhibit to feature Purdue artifacts

Purdue University will partner with The Children's Museum of Indianapolis to supply 12 artifacts related to Purdue astronauts for the 'Beyond Spaceship Earth' exhibition opening June 25.


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