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Purdue’s Emily Erickson wins prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Emily Erickson, a Purdue University senior from Clarks Hill, Indiana, has won the Churchill Scholarship. Only 14 students nationwide receive this competitive award, which funds a one-year graduate degree in science, engineering or mathematics at Churchill College at University of Cambridge in Great Britain.


Purdue to mark first anniversary of Boldt's death with moment of silence

Purdue Student Government plans to observe the first anniversary of student Andrew Boldt's death on Wednesday (Jan. 21) with a moment of silence at noon.


Application process opens for 2015 Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue

The fourth Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security is June 7-20 at Purdue University for graduate students from across the country taking on the challenge of finding solutions to world hunger.


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.


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