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engineering-mallHaller Foundation, Walther Foundation donate $1.5 million to Purdue for endowed professorship in cancer biology

A $750,000 donation from the Henry E. Haller Jr. Foundation has endowed a professorship that will support the work of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research and the College of Science in cancer biology. The gift was matched by the Walther Cancer Foundation for a total of $1.5 million. The endowment will be known as the Boyce Haller Professorship.

kossek-ellenThree professors to receive Purdue’s most prestigious research awards

Three Purdue professors advancing quantum science and work-life and work-life family research policy have been chosen to receive the university's most prestigious research and scholarship awards. Each recognizes recent accomplishments of high significance and impact.

parker-portraitsAn American legacy with Boilermaker roots

During the early stages of the American civil rights movement and well before the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, sisters Winifred and Frieda Parker were leading the effort to integrate student housing on Purdue’s campus and across Indiana. On Oct. 3, the Parker sisters were honored for their courageous leadership with the dedication of two residence halls in their names on the Purdue University campus.

saab-ribbonGov. Holcomb joins Purdue officials to celebrate high-paying, high-tech jobs and international security impact of Saab advanced manufacturing facility

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purdue-global-partnershipPurdue University Global partners with American Red Cross to launch first-of-its-kind virtual Red Cross Club

Purdue University Global is once again demonstrating its innovative thinking by partnering with the American Red Cross to launch a first-of-its-kind virtual Red Cross Club.

karabiyik-umitDevice information can be too much of a good thing for law enforcement investigation

Take a walk outside and, Purdue University’s Umit Karabiyik says, video-enabled doorbells or street cameras are recording you. He says most people are carrying at least three devices that are each filing away different data about them.

park-plantstressIn plant stress response, one protein lures, binds its own killer

Like the plot of a mystery novel, research has found a twist in the way plants cannibalize their own cells to survive under stress.

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