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Hellbender speciesHelping the hellbender: Mesker Park Zoo begins captive breeding efforts

When people think of endangered species, the giant panda or mountain gorilla often come to mind. But endangered species are everywhere, including Indiana. Purdue University extensively studies and partakes in the captive rearing of one of these species: the Eastern hellbender, North America’s largest salamander. Now, through collaborative efforts with institutions and zoos throughout Indiana, one zoo is undertaking captive breeding.


Purdue receives national funding for research on science education

Purdue College of Education research examining difficulty students have understanding scientific evidence received funding from the National Science Foundation.


Summer enrollment at Purdue continues to set records

Summer enrollment at Purdue University set another record in 2017 with a 3.5 percent increase over 2016.


Two Purdue parking garages will be reserved for football game-day parking

The University Street and Northwestern Avenue parking garages on Purdue’s campus will again be open to the public on home football game days but will require the purchase of a special, game-day parking pass.


Website aims to streamline job recruitment process for university students

InternX, a Purdue student startup, has developed an online platform that would allow company talent recruiters to find and contact collegiate students qualified for job openings.


Purdue, West Lafayette to welcome students living off campus

For the 18th consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods on Tuesday (Aug. 22) evening to meet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue.


Native American postdoctoral fellows announced for 2017

Purdue University’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion has selected two Native American postdoctoral fellows for the 2017-18 academic year.


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