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low-philipOGFDA approves pioneering drug for ovarian cancer surgery

Ovarian cancer patient Carol Giandonato admits to being apprehensive when her oncologist told her he wanted to make her cancer cells turn fluorescent green.


commence-advancePurdue to celebrate December graduates’ persistent pursuit of degrees

Thousands of Purdue University students set out on life-changing journeys several years ago, taking their small steps across the campus during Boiler Gold Rush orientation. And thanks to their persistent pursuit together, ever innovating in the midst of a global pandemic, they will gather Dec. 18 and 19 at Elliott Hall of Music to celebrate their graduation and next giant leaps into the world.


kazemian-majid-computerResearchers study the link between vitamin D and inflammation

Scientists recently gained insights into how vitamin D functions to reduce inflammation caused by immune cells that might be relevant to the responses during severe COVID-19. In a study jointly published by Purdue University and the National Institutes of Health, scientists do just that.


purdue-global-graphicPurdue University Global honors faculty and staff for impact, innovation, best practices and measurable outcomes

Hundreds of Purdue University Global faculty and staff are committed to their work in teaching and supporting the university’s wide array of adult learners. On Tuesday (Nov. 16), a select group received recognition for their impact, innovation, best practices and measurable outcomes with G.L.O.B.A.L. Distinction Awards.


olek-rcamPurdue researchers test 3D concrete printing system as part of NSF-funded project

Transitioning to clean wind energy could become more cost-efficient as Purdue University researchers test a new technology created by an international startup to anchor offshore wind turbines.


national-turkeyPurdue Agriculture home to 2021 National Thanksgiving Turkeys

Purdue University’s Department of Animal Sciences in the College of Agriculture will provide a home and care for the National Thanksgiving Turkey and alternate following this week’s National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation at the White House. The turkeys will live at Purdue’s Animal Science Research and Education Center, where they will reside in a separate enclosed indoor setting with access to a shaded grassy area.


campus-archPurdue launches major cluster hire effort to add 40 full-time faculty as part of $75 million diversity initiative

Purdue University is launching one of the largest faculty hiring initiatives in its history as a key part of a $75 million Equity Task Force effort to diversify the racial makeup of its faculty ranks. Over the next five years, 40 full-time faculty will be added through several academic clusters as part of this initiative.


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