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widhalm-snowNew online toolbox offers many ways to view snow data in the continental US

Purdue University’s Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) has launched an online interactive Snowfall Climatology Toolbox that provides easy-to-use, visually appealing data on annual snowfall, monthly snowfall, number of snow days, first and last snow dates, and record one-day snowfall for the entire United States.


Online curriculum provides life-saving training to young farm workers

Young farm workers are more susceptible to harm, says Roger Tormoehlen, a professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University. For over two decades, he and his colleague, William Field, also a professor of agricultural and biological engineering, have addressed this vital issue with their Gearing Up for Safety curriculum.


readi-chipsPurdue-led project awarded $5 million for Greater Lafayette to grow semiconductor industry workforce

A Purdue University-led project will receive $5 million in funding through a Greater Lafayette economic development initiative to support the expected regional workforce demand in the promising semiconductor manufacturing industry, Purdue and community officials announced Wednesday (Dec. 7).


newell-filamentAdding a fourth dimension to 3D printing

Purdue University researchers have developed a patent-pending method to add particles to filament and disperse them evenly through a traditional fused deposition modeling, or FDM, 3D printer, which will aid industry in manufacturing functional parts.


purdue-accenturePurdue, Accenture sign five-year agreement in support of smart manufacturing

Purdue University and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have agreed to a five-year commitment supporting Purdue’s mission to prepare a next-generation smart-manufacturing workforce.


mitch-festCommunity invited to outdoor festival Friday, kicking off Purdue’s weeklong ‘MitchFest’ to celebrate outgoing President Daniels

A communitywide outdoor festival will kick off Purdue University’s “MitchFest” on Friday (Dec. 2) as the first of a series of events for publicly celebrating the school’s president, Mitch Daniels.


knapp-terriercancerMan’s best friend leads the way to early cancer detection

Cancer strikes without warning. Genetics can explain some of it, as well as environmental and lifestyle conditions. But there is no surefire way to predict who will develop cancer. That tragedy holds true for both humans and their closest domestic companions: dogs.


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