March 5, 2013
Tuition frozen on WL campus for two years
Purdue will freeze tuition and most fees at current levels for the next two years for students at the West Lafayette campus. The last year without a tuition increase was 1976. Read more ...
Purdue recruits high-tech companies for Interns for Indiana
Purdue is recruiting
high-tech startup and second-stage companies across the state to participate in
the Interns for Indiana program.
The companies are matched with high-quality undergraduate
student interns through the Purdue program. Interns are placed with companies based on the potential for a
quality experience for students, the opportunity for on-the-job growth and
future employment, and the company's specific needs. Read more ...
Student entrepreneurs win prizes for plans to help diabetics and cancer patients
A device for non-invasive diabetic testing and a biological imaging technique for personalized cancer care won top prizes at the $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan
Competition. Read more ...
Riding the bus to school just became easier
K-12 school districts, their transportation directors and parents
of students who ride school buses may benefit from a new smartphone
application that tracks attendance as students board and exit a school
bus. Read more ...
$65 million committed to Ag
The Purdue University College of
Agriculture has received an anonymous estate gift valued at $65 million. "This donor will make an incredible investment in
Purdue Agriculture because they believe in our ability, both today and in the
future, to deliver on a research, education and Extension mission that
addresses our most pressing real-world problems with real-world solutions," said Dean Jay Akridge. Read more ...
NRC names Daniels to review NASA goals, capabiities, direction
Daniels has been asked to co-chair a National Research Council committee to
review and make recommendations on the future of the U.S. human spaceflight
committee was formed to "undertake a study to review the long-term goals,
core capabilities and direction of the U.S. spaceflight program and make
recommendations to enable a sustainable U.S. spaceflight program." Read more ...
Endocyte's CEO calls 2012 transformative
"We laid out a clear path toward commercialization and further
development of the company's pipeline and announced a landmark
partnership with Merck for vintafolide," said Ron Ellis, Endocyte Inc.'s
president and chief executive officer. Endocyte develops targeted small
molecule drug conjugates and companion imaging diagnostics for
personalized therapy in cancer and other serious diseases. Its products are based on initial research at Purdue.
Read more ...
Company sublicenses technology to world leader
A Purdue Research Park company signed a second technology sublicense agreement with NV Bekaert SA, a global company with headquarters in Belgium. Bekaert is the world's largest independent manufacturer of drawn-steel wire products. Read more ...
Julie Griffith, vice president for public affairs
Hasler to lead Purdue Research Foundation, entrepreneurship
Dan Hasler is the new president of the
Purdue Research Foundation and chief entrepreneurial officer. "Our primary goal is to empower more faculty
innovation and to become more attractive to faculty innovators," President Mitch Daniels
said. "We want to turn Purdue into a fountain of new goods, services,
companies and jobs. If we can build the right climate, good things will happen
for the economy and society." Read more ...
Technical Assistance Program and ManufacturingHUB help companies innovate
Purdue provides access to technoloy and know-how to help Indiana companies compete. Watch video ...
Manufacturing Extension helps Indiana companies watch supplier end of pipeline
No longer are companies only watching measurables such as on-time-delivery and parts per million. In today’s market, they must be concerned with whether their
suppliers are going to be in business tomorrow. A Purdue Technical Assistance Program resource strengthens the supply chain. Read more ...
Purdue Extension means business
Whether starting a business from the ground up or modernizing an operation from the top down, Hoosiers look to Purdue Extension for research-based resources. Read more ...
Technology Statewide flies high at Indy
Located on the northwest side of the Indianapolis International Airport,
Purdue's College of Technology Statewide teaches students airline management, airport management and air traffic control. Read more ...
Center for Paralysis Research leads the way
There are many "centers" for central nervous system research, but no others have championed more than one new therapy. Purdue's Center for Paralysis Research has an unprecedented and unmatched record of such human clinical
development. Read more ...