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David Hummels named Krannert School of Management dean

David Hummels, an expert in international economics, has been named dean of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, effective immediately. Hummels has served as Krannert’s interim dean since September.


tree of life mushroomDNA samples from Purdue, Kew fungi collections provide key to mushroom 'tree of life'

Genetic material from fungi collections at Purdue University and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, helped a team of researchers resolve the mushroom 'tree of life,' a map of the relationships between key mushroom species and their evolutionary history that scientists have struggled to piece together for more than 200 years.


Convos Philip GlassPurdue Convocations announces its 2015-16 season

Purdue Convocations' 2015-16 season will feature more than 25 events, including an array of Broadway musicals, lectures, opera, theatre, music and concerts.


Purdue to hold public hearing for tuition and fee proposals

The Executive Committee of the Purdue University Board of Trustees will conduct a public hearing Wednesday (May 27) in which the committee will act on behalf of the board and vote on the proposed tuition and tee recommendations, including the tuition freeze for the West Lafayette campus.


Shape wear clothing design by Purdue student gives women hidden pockets to carry ID, keys

Women's centuries-old lament about not having pockets to carry items is being solved through a new shape wear product called 'Guarders,' created by a Purdue University apparel design and technology student.


Nicotinoid and fungal disease team up to break down termites' tough defenses

Purdue University research shows that a small amount of nicotinoid pesticide substantially weakens termites' ability to fight off fungal diseases, a finding that could lead to more effective methods of pest control.


Purdue officials propose tuition freeze for fourth straight year, 3.5 percent merit pay increase

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 15) endorsed a proposed tuition freeze for resident, nonresident and international students at the West Lafayette campus through the next two academic years, making a total of four years of no change in base tuition after 36 consecutive years of increases.


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