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Purdue Athletics Director Morgan Burke announces plans to retire in July 2017

Purdue Athletics Director Morgan Burke announced Thursday (Feb. 11) his intent to retire in July 2017. Burke, who made his plans known to university leaders more than a year ago, informed alumni Thursday at an annual event in Florida.


Book explores agricultural power during Civil War

Agriculture and food played powerful roles for both the North and South during the Civil War, according to a new book by a Purdue University historian.


Purdue selected to host Mandela fellows from Africa for entrepreneurship program this summer

Purdue University has been selected as a partner with the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to host 25 of Africa's emerging entrepreneurs for an academic and leadership institute this summer.


13 Purdue students, alumni are Fulbright U.S. Student Program semifinalists

Thirteen Purdue University students and alumni are Fulbright U.S. Student Program semifinalists for the 2016-17 academic year. Finalists who are offered a Fulbright grant will be announced as results come in from each host country between March and June.


Socio handshakeStudent startup introduces 'digital handshake' to help make connections faster, easier

Exchanging information for the many social media networks, emails and phone numbers can be quite a hassle, and having to look for people on each social network one-by-one gets tedious.


Wasatch Photonics announces acquisition of Process Spectroscopy technology from Research Triangle-based company

Wasatch Photonics, Inc., a leading provider for gratings, spectrometer and optical coherence tomography instrumentation, has acquired all assets for the Process Raman Spectroscopy technology for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries from Mustard Tree Instruments.


Spensa panelAgReliant Genetics launches precision agriculture technology platform

AgReliant Genetics, the third largest seed corn company in North America, launched the beta version of its precision agriculture platform to the public Monday (Feb. 8), in collaboration with Spensa Technologies, an agriculture services company based in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette.


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