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simsek-photo2Purdue Agriculture dean appoints new food science department head

Karen Plaut, Purdue University’s Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, has appointed Senay Simsek as head of the Department of Food Science.

grand-prixPurdue Grand Prix set for April 24; public can watch via livestream

Thirty-three student drivers will compete April 24 to add their name to the list of winners as the green flag waves for the 64th Purdue Grand Prix, dubbed the “Greatest Spectacle in College Racing.”

purdue-online1Purdue offering new online course in bone marrow evaluation for veterinary pathologists in practice and training

Purdue University is offering a new online course in evaluating bone marrow for veterinary pathologists practicing in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and diagnostic positions, as well as clinical and anatomic pathologists in training.

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werth-timPurdue University Global hires vice president of administrative services and CIO

Purdue University Global continues to strengthen its executive team with the hiring of Tim Werth as its inaugural vice president of administrative services and chief information officer.

hall-bOGPurdue will be new home for Midwestern Regional Climate Center

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has named Purdue University as the new host of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC). Beth Hall, Indiana state climatologist, will direct the center for five years with $3.1 million in federal base funding.

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.

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