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Rise in applications expected to continue, yield exceptional incoming class

Purdue University is poised to receive a record number of applications from prospective first-year students seeking admission for fall 2015, according to preliminary admissions data.


David Wilson PUPPurdue students recognized at national conference for innovative project for sub-Saharan African farmers

A Purdue University graduate student team claimed second place for its low-cost multipurpose utility vehicle for sub-Saharan Africa farmers at USAID's Student Innovation Marketplace competition, an event that drew student teams from across the country.


Purdue students to demonstrate senior-design innovations

Purdue University students completing a mechanical engineering senior design course will demonstrate 21 inventions, from a shape-morphing airplane wing and an inexpensive, lifelike prosthetic foot to an autonomous stadium-sweeping system.


Challenge offers Purdue postdoctoral researchers $5,000 translational research grant opportunity

Postdoctoral researchers at Purdue University will have a chance to gain valuable proposal writing and reviewing experience in translational research, as well as the chance to win $5,000 for their own research, through the Purdue Postdoc Challenge.


Milad Alucozai Purdue's first Mitchell Scholarship winner

Purdue University’s Milad Alucozai has been chosen as one of only 12 U.S. students to receive the nationally prestigious Mitchell Scholarship for graduate study in Ireland. He is Purdue’s first Mitchell Scholarship recipient. To win this award, Alucozai proved extraordinary commitment to scholarship, leadership and community service.


Purdue computer science sophomore to participate in Thiel Foundation Under 20 Summit

Purdue University computer science major Spencer Brown has been invited to participate in the upcoming Thiel Foundation Under 20 Summit, an event focused on promoting independent thought and teenage entrepreneurship.


Allocation board awards nearly $390,000 in grants to student organizations

Purdue University's Student Organization Grant Allocation Board (SOGA) awarded nearly $390,000 to student organizations during its most recent round of allocations.


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