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harvest moonPurdue announces grand finale for 150th anniversary celebration

Purdue will use the days leading up to Homecoming 2019 to celebrate and thank the university community, alumni and friends for the past year, in which the land-grant institution recognized its remarkable giant leaps while looking toward the future to address the world’s problems.


Rodriguez autismCan service dogs help children with autism? This new study will find out.

As the number of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder continues to rise, so does the demand for a popular treatment – service dogs.


soldiers settingSupporting the mental health of military personnel, families and veterans in times of war

Warriors hate war perhaps more than anybody else. They have to see it up close and very personal.


Johnson ferroRare metallic asteroids might have erupted molten iron

The metallic asteroid Psyche has mystified scientists because it is less dense than it should be, given its iron-nickel composition. Now, a new theory could explain Psyche’s low density and metallic surface.


https://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/2019/astronaut-poster.jpgAstronaut reunion to conclude Purdue’s 150th anniversary celebration at Homecoming

An astronaut reunion will take place during October’s Homecoming festivities to celebrate the end of Purdue’s sesquicentennial, '150 Years of Giant Leaps.'


https://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/2019/150-wines.jpgState wineries helping Purdue celebrate anniversary with 'Giant Leaps' labeled wines

As Purdue's 150th anniversary celebration nears its culmination, the university has teamed up with three award-winning Indiana wineries to produce specially labeled wines that will be served at select campus events.


Robbins Lilly$40 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant to impact STEM students, jobs

Purdue University on Tuesday (Sept. 10) announced a $40 million Lilly Endowment grant to Purdue Research Foundation to help create Purdue’s Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex, a project designed to meet the growing demand for science, technology, engineering and math graduates ready to contribute to what is being called the fourth industrial revolution: Industry 4.0.


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