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degree-commencementSummer commencement ceremonies celebrate students’ next giant leaps

Purdue University celebrated almost 1,700 students’ academic accomplishments during two summer commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6.


most-trustedPurdue ranked No. 4 most trusted public university in the U.S.

Purdue University has been voted America’s No. 4 most trusted public university, and No. 21 overall, in Morning Consult’s “Most Trusted Universities” study measuring how deeply the public currently trusts universities “to do the right thing.”


skywater-groupSkyWater Technology chooses Discovery Park District at Purdue for $1.8B semiconductor fabrication facility, to create 750 jobs in 5 years

The announcement Wednesday (July 20) by SkyWater Technology that it plans to open a $1.8 billion state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing facility in Discovery Park District at Purdue University marks a huge step forward for the American semiconductor industry, Purdue’s thriving innovation district and the university’s continued emergence as one of the principal drivers of the Indiana economy.


milisavljevic-telescopePurdue astronomer speechless in the face of new images from space telescope

Star birth, star death, exoplanets, galaxies and a window that looks back to the universe 13.1 billion years ago: That’s what the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) delivered when it released its first handful of scientific images on Tuesday (July 12).


spongy-moth-larvaePurdue, U.S. Forest Service launch new, improved Alien Forest Pest Explorer

Purdue University and the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday (July 12) announced the new and improved Alien Forest Pest Explorer interactive web tool.


umulis-david-portraitLooking beyond devices to address human longevity through biomedical engineering

Artificial intelligence, synthetic biology and collaboration are the building blocks that could help biomedical engineers crack the next big discovery in addressing complex health issues.


milisavljevic-telescopeFirst images from JWST expected to spotlight wonders of the universe

A new view of the stars, a deeper look into time and some of the most beautiful, staggering and breathtaking sights ever seen by human eyes: That’s what the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) promises to deliver when it releases its first handful of images on Tuesday (July 12). As he has been from the beginning, astronomer Danny Milisavljevic will be there to see them, to explain them and to anticipate dazzling new scientific discoveries.


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