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November 8, 2012

Indiana TAPs into Purdue for expertise

The Technical Assistance Program's annual report shows it has had a nearly $1.16 billion impact in Indiana since its inception in 1986. Read more ...

Times Higher Education: Purdue 69th in world rankings

For the third time in two months, Purdue has been in the top 100 of a world university ranking. Read more ...

Purdue to meet engineering shortage, aid economy

Purdue is embarking on a program to increase its College of Engineering faculty by 30 percent over the next five years. "The U.S. Council on Jobs and Competitiveness has called for an additional 10,000 engineers a year. We're stepping up to this challenge," says Leah Jamieson, dean of the College of Engineering. Read more ...

Purdue, IU expand WL medical program to 4 years

Medical students will soon be able to complete all four years of their training at Purdue. Read more ... (pdf)

Speech recognition startup earns funding, enters international R&D

An Indiana startup could develop speech recognition applications ahead of schedule after receiving an angel investment and entering a collaboration with an international technology institution. Read more ...


Julie Griffith, vice president for public affairs





Demand for a Purdue degree rising

Purdue had a record high 30,903 applications to campus for fall 2012. This is a 4.7 percent gain in applications and a 19.2 percent gain over the last five years. Read more ... (pdf)

The changing classroom

Acting President Tim Sands discusses steps under way to improve student learning outcomes. See video ...

Re-imagining the freshman year

A campus-wide task force is laying plans to improve the first-year student experience. Read more ...