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Traffic information updated for Stars and Stripes celebration

Due to heavy rains over the last several days in Greater Lafayette, some parking and routing around Purdue’s campus has changed for Saturday’s July 4 celebration.


State Climate Office: Indiana rains set record for month of June

Indiana set a record for rainfall in the month of June, with a state average of 9.03 inches, the Indiana State Climate Office said Wednesday (July 1). June also was the fourth-wettest of any month on record since 1895.


Purdue’s Garimella attends D.C. event for Brazil’s president

Suresh Garimella, Purdue’s executive vice president for research and partnerships, represented the university during an event in Washington, D.C., at the invitation of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.


Purdue students aim to move traditional bulletin boards to the digital world

Traditional bulletin boards have existed for decades, but in today's digital world there’s a need for a centralized online platform for students to exchange information on college campuses.


New test chamber making possible research into challenging 'geotechnical' problems

A test chamber developed at Purdue University allows engineers to simulate precisely what happens to soil underground during the installation of piles and other structural elements, a research tool for improving construction of everything from buildings and bridges to offshore wind turbines.


Purdue offers checklist to help families choose colleges based on right fit

School is out for summer, which can only mean one thing: high school students visiting college campuses. Purdue University is offering the 'Selecting A College: Engagement Matters Checklist,' a helpful list that can assist prospective college students and their families as they think through questions about classes, housing, recreational opportunities and more.


Atomic force microscope advance leads to new breast cancer research

Researchers who developed a high-speed form of atomic force microscopy have shown how to image the physical properties of live breast cancer cells, for the first time revealing details about how deactivation of a key protein may lead to metastasis.


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