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boilermaker stationBoilermaker Station opens in Purdue Memorial Union

The Purdue Alumni Association announced the opening of Boilermaker Station in Room 108 of the Purdue Memorial Union. Located across from Purdue’s Welcome Center, the space features a 98-inch touchscreen display highlighting Purdue University’s traditions, milestones, leaders and accomplished alumni.


royce ribbonRolls-Royce, Purdue aerospace takes flight with new jet engine facility

Rolls-Royce has officially moved into the Purdue Technology Center Aerospace, a 55,000-square-foot facility in West Lafayette, where the company will conduct research and development for jet engine components.


Nadia Brown2016 record year for electing minority women

More women – particularly minority women – will likely be on the ballot in 2018 after significant gains in the 2016 election, says Nadia Brown, a Purdue University associate professor of political science.


Purdue Nobel laureate will welcome students from his alma mater

Nobel laureate Ei-ichi Negishi will welcome a group of students from his high school alma mater in Japan to the Purdue University campus in late March.


Adams clutch crutch‘Smart’ leg mobility device could provide hands-free, comfortable, effective alternative to conventional crutches

Individuals with lower leg injuries could soon be saying goodbye to traditional crutches with the development of a hands-free alternative that is more comfortable and potentially more effective. The device, developed by Purdue University graduates, could provide ergonomic and natural movement and transmit real-time recovery data to physicians.


Leitich_MaizeBorlaug Fellowship provides Kenyan student with opportunity to end maize virus

When Robert Leitich came to Purdue University in 2016, he was interested in more than continuing his education for personal reasons. The Kenyan was in search of solutions regarding a new disease affecting corn production in his country — which posed a threat to millions of people.


Biowall1Living ‘BioWall’ of plants could clean household air, lower energy bills

Homes of the future could have cleaner air and lower energy bills due to a Purdue team’s BioWall innovation involving the use of a living wall of air-cleaning plants.


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