Purdue Today

May 24, 2018

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Faculty and Staff News

Longtime entomology professor, administrator chosen to lead Purdue Graduate School

Linda J. Mason, a longtime Purdue Graduate School administrator and professor in the College of Agriculture, will become dean of the Graduate School, effective immediately. Mason, who has been at Purdue since 1991, succeeds Mark J.T. Smith.

Other Stories

Spring Fling set for today

Mail delivery, pickup changes for Spring Fling

Parking Facilities, Transportation Service to close at 11 a.m. today

'Student of Concern' resources offered by Office of the Dean of Students

Skills for Performance session on 'Managing Transition' scheduled

Purdue Today schedule change

In the Spotlight

Jian-Kang Zhu

CRISPR-edited rice plants produce major boost in grain yield

A team of scientists from Purdue and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain and would have been virtually impossible to create through traditional breeding methods.
In the photo: Jian-Kang Zhu, distinguished professor in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

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Additional News


Whey protein supplements and exercise help women improve body composition, not leading to bulkiness

Researchers in various studies looking for participants


Oliver named to federal food safety committee


Keating Supercars to dedicate carmaker space at Discovery Park

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

Ismail Center offering Cardio Pump class

Purdue NOW recap: M-STEM3 fair and evGrand Prix, Feustel honorary doctorate, AED donation

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


All Boilermaker teams continue high Academic Progress Rate

6 from Purdue baseball earn Big Ten honors

Amaltdinov named Academic All-District

Purdue in the News

Here is a sampling of recent news reports about Purdue from media across the nation and the world.

• CNN: FYI: English isn’t the official language of the United States

• WZZM (Grand Rapids, Michigan): Never forgotten: Roger B. Chaffee to be honored with full-scale statue

• Indianapolis Star: Why that Disney vacation might be a bad idea

• Inside Indiana Business: Purdue honors biochemist with Herbert Newby McCoy Award

• Express Healthcare, WLFI, WISH: Purdue University develops detection technology to analyze produce for foodborne pathogens


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Canine Welfare Science Forum to offer resources for dog owners and canine professionals

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