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Eugene CernanPurdue astronaut Eugene Cernan dies at age 82

Eugene Cernan, a Purdue University electrical engineering alumnus, died Monday (Jan. 17) at the age of 82.

Several Purdue faculty involved in new manufacturing robotics hub

Researchers from three Purdue University colleges have joined governments, universities and nonprofit organizations in establishing a new independent robotics institute for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Manufacturing USA.

The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) Awarded Grant to Develop Groundbreaking Initiative for Military Caregivers

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University as a recipient of a 2017 grant from the Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Fund. The Fund is dedicated to supporting innovative programs making a direct impact in the lives of America’s military and veteran caregivers.

Coroner’s office investigates Purdue student death

In conjunction with the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office, the Purdue University Police Department is conducting an investigation into the death of a student.

Extraterrestrial Habitat Engineering finds home at Purdue - winning New Horizons team presents vision

The first New Horizons grant has been awarded by Purdue University to a team of researchers proposing to create a program in Extraterrestrial Habitat Engineering – believed to be the first such university program.

Purdue Engineering, Education online programs earn high rankings

Purdue University online graduate programs in the colleges of Engineering and Education received accolades in the newest U.S. News & World Report rankings issued Tuesday (Jan. 10).

Purdue expert partners with law enforcement official on ink that could improve reliability of standardized test results

A Purdue University professor is working with a central Indiana law enforcement official on a new type of ink that could help improve reliability of standardized tests by preventing answers from being altered after an exam is taken.

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