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October 8, 2012
WSJ's SmartMoney ranks value of Purdue degree in top 10
Purdue ranks eighth nationally in SmartMoney magazine's college "payback" survey, which quantifies the long-term dollar value of a college education. The magazine is produced by The Wall Street Journal. Read more ...
Purdue attracts state's best students
Students are coming better prepared. Graduation rates also are climbing. Read more ...
Report: Public research universities in peril
A new report argues the mission of the country's 101 major public research universities is imperiled by budget cuts amounting to one-fifth of their state funding over the past decade. Read more ...
Biofuel research funded
A U.S. Department of Energy grant will fund research to reroute carbon that plants currently use to make lignin - a barrier to cellulosic ethanol production - and turn it into a biofuel. Read more ...
Purdue to lead new FAA center for aviation safety
The Federal Aviation Administration has chosen Purdue to lead a new Air Transportation Center of Excellence for general aviation. Read more ...
Healthcare engineering program extended
The Regenstrief Foundation is expanding its major partnership with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, providing $10 million in additional research funding. Read more ...
Julie Griffith, vice president for public affairs