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applegate-labNew assay accelerates E. coli testing process

A team led by Purdue University’s Bruce Applegate has developed a new time-saving assay to detect an especially severe strain of E. coli in ground beef.

international-agribusiness-mastersPurdue offering new fully online Master of Science in International Agribusiness

Purdue University is offering a new fully online Professional Master of Science in International Agribusiness aimed at agribusiness professionals worldwide. Applications are being taken now, and the program launches in January 2023.

akridge-provostPurdue Provost announces he will step down in December, search committee formed

Purdue University Provost Jay Akridge announced Tuesday (Nov. 8) his plan to step down at the end of December after serving more than five years as Purdue’s chief academic officer.

mengiste-sorghum2Purdue Agriculture dean announces new entomology, botany and plant pathology department heads

Karen Plaut, Purdue University’s Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, has appointed Catherine Hill head of the Department of Entomology and Tesfaye Mengiste head of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology.

mahaffey-c-22OPurdue welcomes 11 faculty through cluster hire effort in public health and health equity; advances goal to further diversify campus

A strategic hiring effort to expand Purdue University’s focus in public health and health equity while diversifying the racial makeup of its faculty has reached a major milestone, with 11 new faculty starting their Boilermaker academic careers this fall.

online-geospatialPurdue University launches interdisciplinary, online Master of Science in Applied Geospatial Analytics

To meet growing global demand for food production driven by a rising population, farmers and other agriculturalists are turning to data science to drive the next agricultural revolution.

New Purdue Global graduateMore than 1,200 Purdue Global graduates take part in commencement ceremonies in Washington, D.C.

Jacque Yates has long had a passion for public service. Her journey sparked an interest in pursuing a graduate degree, and she earned her master’s in public health from Purdue Global in 2021.

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