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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.

Purdue Policy Research Institute director to speak at Goalkeepers 2017; Discovery Park to host viewing party

S. Laurel Weldon, Purdue Policy Research Institute director and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, will join a group of renowned leaders and thinkers in New York City at 9 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 20) to celebrate the biggest recent achievements in global sustainable development as part of Goalkeepers 2017.

Research seeks to improve electrical system against weather outages

Determining how to improve the resilience of power grid structures in the face of outages from severe weather events is the focus of a multidisciplinary study by Purdue professors.

Kimber Nicoletti-MartinezProgram director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year

Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue’s Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Purdue makes disaster recovery management book freely available

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc in recent weeks, and Purdue University Press is making its book, 'Disaster Recovery Project Management: Bringing Order from Chaos,' freely available as a resource for those involved in recovery efforts.

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