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Purdue alumnus’ mission to continue ‘Cradle of Astronauts’ tradition

The following Purdue experts can discuss various news topics related to Purdue alumnus and NASA astronaut Scott Tingle’s first mission to the International Space Station.


Garimella NIA fellowPurdue's Garimella elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Suresh Garimella, Purdue University's executive vice president for research and partnerships and the R. Eugene & Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.


Purdue poultry vet Patricia Wakenell receives Hovde Award for exemplary service to rural Indiana

When a deadly avian flu outbreak threatened the nation’s poultry industry in 2015, Purdue University’s Patricia Wakenell was at the forefront of efforts to contain the spread of the disease. That critical initiative, along with many other accomplishments throughout her career, contributed to Wakenell being honored with the 2017 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to Rural People of Indiana.


Tips to keep opened wine fresh during holidays

A Purdue University chemical engineering graduate is available to talk about methods of keeping opened wine bottles from going stale during the holiday season including replicating what wineries do when bottling wine to keep it fresh.


Purdue offers new online Master of Public Health program

Purdue is launching an online Master of Public Health program through the College of Health and Human Sciences.


Purdue TECHFIT showcase features students’ tech-based exergames

Teams of middle school students from five states will be featured in the fourth annual TECHFIT Showcase at the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center.


No increase again for Purdue room and board rates at WL, PNW campuses; PFW weighted average decreases

For the sixth consecutive year, students at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will see no room and board rate increase for the next academic year. The 2018-19 rates will actually be lower than those of 2012-13. In combination with a sixth consecutive year of zero tuition increase, this means that the total cost of attending Purdue will be less in 2019 than in 2012.


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