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Rural vacationPurdue tourism experts: Skip lines at Disney World and travel close to home

During the countdown to Memorial Day, the kickoff to summer travel season, tourism and hospitality experts at Purdue University said vacationers should avoid crowded destinations in favor of a smaller, simpler trip.


Borlaug InstituteInternational graduate students to gather at Purdue for Borlaug Summer Institute to address global food security

Graduate students from 22 universities across the world are expected to participate in the 2018 Borlaug Institute on Global Food Security, June 3-16 at Purdue University.


Haley OliverOliver named to federal food safety committee

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has appointed Haley Oliver, associate professor of food science at Purdue University, to the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF).


Karen Plaut Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.


Nancy E. Marchand-MartellaPurdue graduate returns ‘home’ to lead College of Education

A Boilermaker alumna and first-generation college graduate will be the next dean of the College of Education at Purdue University.


Climate change impacts reports: Warmer, wetter weather will alter Indiana’s forests, urban greenspaces

Indiana’s forests and urban green infrastructure could look dramatically different over the next century due to warmer temperatures and changed precipitation patterns brought on by climate change, according to the latest two reports by the Purdue University-based Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment.


Purdue, Dupont, IACMI, Fibrtec conclude Phase 1 thermoplastic composite manufacturing research technology project

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy driven consortium committed to increasing domestic production capacity and manufacturing jobs across the U.S. composites industry, announces the Phase 1 completion of a project led by DuPont and in partnership from Fibrtec and Purdue University.


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