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briony-horgan20Is there other life in the universe? Purdue scientist is ready to search for the answers

Every rock on Mars is a time capsule for Briony Horgan, potentially holding information from billions of years ago that could help answer the questions about life in the universe today.

lewis-polytech.jpgPPHS preparing rising senior class to take a big step in their education

Four years ago, Colten Lewis was a fledgling freshman starting a new school – a school that, at that time, had no track record. It was Purdue University’s grand experiment. Purdue Polytechnic High School is a unique charter school experience intended to offer hands-on education focusing on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) areas.

14 students suspended for violation of Protect Purdue Pledge

Fourteen Purdue students, including 13 student-athletes, have been suspended by Purdue University for violations of the Protect Purdue Pledge. Katie Sermersheim, associate vice provost and dean of students, issued the summary suspensions after University Residences staff discovered the group having a party in a residence hall on Saturday (Sept. 26). Per the university Code of Conduct, students who violate the requirements of the Protect Purdue Pledge are subject to disciplinary action.

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reingold-cornerstonePurdue program provides nationwide model for liberal arts in higher ed

A Purdue University program provides the basis for a new initiative aimed at reinvigorating the liberal arts on college campuses across the country. The Teagle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) are partnering to sponsor Cornerstone: Learning for Living, a program model based upon the innovative Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts certificate developed by the College of Liberal Arts. The NEH and the Teagle Foundation have committed a minimum of $7 million to the initiative.

seib-remotePandemic forcing people to find new ways of expressing grief

The initial spread of COVID-19 halted traditional funerals and eliminated, in many cases, the ability to see dying loved ones face-to-face in hospitals.

froma-uocPurdue’s Military Family Research Institute to host Battlemind to Home Summit

Legal, mental health and community leaders will learn and share strategies to ease the transition from the battlefront to the home front for military personnel, veterans and their families during the 11th annual Battlemind to Home Summit on Oct. 27.

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