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Olympics champion David Boudia to headline Krannert event in Indianapolis

Fresh off the Rio Olympics, where he captured silver and bronze medals, Purdue alumnus David Boudia will be the featured speaker at the university's 16th annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series on Sept. 29 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis.


Purdue entomologist awarded USDA grant for neonicotinoid research

Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use.


Purdue researchers discover signaling cascade that drives fatty tumors

A common cell signaling pathway that controls differentiation of stem cells may also control the formation of tumor cells in fat, according to a Purdue University study.


Purdue digital ag startup focused on crop yield forecasting and improved nutrient management

Software tools that predict the acreage and yield of the U.S. corn crop at county, regional and multistate scales and optimize in-season fertilizer nitrogen rates at the subfield scale have been developed by two Purdue University agriculture experts.


Purdue opens first field phenotyping facility in North America

Dedication ceremonies were held on Monday (Aug. 29) for the Indiana Corn and Soybean Innovation Center, a 25,500-square-foot facility at the Purdue Agronomy Center for Research and Education. The center will support state-of-the-art research in automated field phenotyping, the process of measuring and analyzing observable plant characteristics.


Trustees approve several development, facilities actions

Purdue University trustees on Friday (Aug. 26) requested the Purdue Research Foundation's (PRF) assistance to develop the Purdue Innovation District and approved land exchanges with the foundation to facilitate development of the Innovation District and Aerospace Technology Park.


Trustees ratify AD appointment, contract extension for Painter

Purdue University Trustees on Friday (Aug. 26) ratified the appointment of Michael Bobinski as athletics director and agreed to a contract extension for men’s basketball head coach Matt Painter.


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