Purdue Lunabotics, a student organization focused on the advancement of robotics for space exploration, recently placed second in the on-site mining category at the 2015 NASA Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
For the 16th consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods on Monday (Aug. 24) evening to meet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue.
Purdue University Residences will open the 2015-16 academic year with close to 300 student residents housed in temporary spaces.
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 15) endorsed a proposed tuition freeze for resident, nonresident and international students at the West Lafayette campus through the next two academic years, making a total of four years of no change in base tuition after 36 consecutive years of increases.
Two students from Indiana have been chosen as recipients of Purdue University's Wade Steffey Memorial Scholarship.
Four incoming students from the Indianapolis area will receive Purdue University's top two scholarships to cover their educational expenses.
Grissom Controls, which offers a software solution to optimize controls for highly complex heating, cooling and ventilation systems in buildings, took top honors and $5,000 at the fifth Schurz Innovation Challenge at Purdue on Thursday (April 30).