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groll-brendelAstronauts need a fridge. Engineers are building one that works in zero gravity – and upside down.

For astronauts to go on long missions to the moon or Mars, they need a refrigerator. But today’s fridges aren’t designed to work in zero gravity – or upside down if oriented that way when a spacecraft lands on another planet.


shi-spinalTechnology to treat neurological diseases, pain wins Indiana fund’s commercialization award

Technology to provide new options for patients with neurological disease and pain has received major new support.


steele-shelby21Purdue’s ‘Pursuing Racial Justice Together’ hosting Dr. Shelby Steele on April 20

Dr. Shelby Steele, the Robert J. and Marion E. Oster Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, author, documentary filmmaker and columnist, will be the featured speaker for the virtual finale of the “Pursuing Racial Justice Together” learning series hosted by Purdue University’s Division of Diversity and Inclusion.


theatre-mainstageEpic Theatre movement to take center stage in Purdue production of ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’

Purdue University’s Department of Theatre is presenting “Mother Courage and Her Children” by Bertolt Brecht. This weekend’s production will be available virtually April 16-18 from the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Pao Hall in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance.


digial-crossroadsPurdue to launch Indiana Digital Crossroads with $10 million grant from Lilly Endowment

When Mark Daniel Ward launched Purdue University’s Data Mine initiative in 2018, he worked with fewer than 100 students from various academic backgrounds who wanted to learn about data science and how to use it in their careers.


next-movesPurdue launches Next Moves initiatives

Purdue University on Friday (April 9) officially launched Purdue’s Next Moves – five new distinct strategic initiatives designed to advance the university’s competitive advantage in its continuing quest for leadership among the world’s top research and teaching institutions.


ag-week-bannerPurdue Ag Week to kick off Monday

During the week of April 12-16, Purdue University will celebrate its 10th Ag Week virtually and on campus. Ag Week is a weeklong event where students highlight the giant leaps within the agriculture industry and Purdue’s College of Agriculture. Students are invited to engage in-person with daily events on Memorial Mall, and the public can stay connected on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify and YouTube at @PurdueAgWeek.


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