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celebrating-teachingThese Purdue professors were about more than teaching during the pandemic

Here is what great teaching looks like during a pandemic: A professor worries about his students, so he creates an anonymous Life Check-In board and responds to every post to offer encouragement or support. Another professor launches a global learning community to support conversation hours and peer mentor programs to replicate in-person experiences that are no longer possible.


hasler-graphDead lithium batteries pulled from hard disk drives, electric vehicles could find new life through process that recycles critical rare-earth elements

American Resources Corp., a socially responsible supplier of high-quality raw materials, (NASDAQ:AREC) announced Thursday (May 6) an expansion of its existing sponsored research program with Purdue University.


top-studentsPurdue’s top students to be recognized during 2021 commencement

Purdue University on Tuesday (May 5) announced the recipients of some of its highest awards for the academic year.


milisavljevic-groupFlying among the stars: Purdue University professor using virtual reality to teach astronomy

A professor at Purdue University is teaching his students astronomy by letting them touch the stars. Danny Milisavljevic, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, is using innovative new technology for his students to use virtual reality headsets to explore space.


roberts_2021portraitFrom chalkboards to the silver screen: Purdue professor's teaching extends beyond the classroom

Author of more than 20 nonfiction books, consultant or on-screen expert for more than 50 documentaries and professor for more than 30 years, it would be difficult to underestimate the number of people who have learned something from Randy Roberts, 150th Anniversary Professor and Distinguished Professor of History at Purdue University. This historian’s commitment to teaching has been recognized for one of the country’s most distinctive teaching awards.


day-giving‘We Are Purdue’: Purdue Day of Giving raises $52.5 million

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Taking the theme “We Are Purdue,” the eighth annual Purdue Day of Giving surged past last year’s $42.2 million total to raise $52.5 million, through 25,219 gifts, toward the small steps and giant leaps that make Purdue University an engine of innovation and impact.


honorary-doctoratePurdue to bestow 2 honorary doctorates during spring commencement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue alumni Greg Hayes, chief executive officer of Raytheon Technologies Corp., and Jack Calhoun, senior advisor at McKinsey and Co., will receive honorary doctorates during this year’s spring commencement ceremony May 15 at Ross-Ade Stadium.


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