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Purdue professor: Reading is gateway to empathy during holidays

A Purdue University professor recommends reading, including books without words, to help children understand the thoughts and feelings of others, which can be particularly important during the holidays.


Sports history prof can discuss 2016 Army-Navy game

One of the nation’s oldest football traditions plays out Saturday (Dec. 10) afternoon in Baltimore when the annual Army-Navy game kicks off for the 117th time. The history around the game’s stature is as important as the on-field result. Purdue University’s Randy Roberts, Distinguished Professor in History, wrote the book 'A Team for America: The Army-Navy Game That Rallied a Nation at War.'


Purdue graduate named prestigious Schwarzman Scholar

Purdue University alumna Jing Su of Daqing, China, has been named a Class of 2018 Schwarzman Scholar. She is the first Boilermaker to join this prestigious international program and one of only 129 students from around the world to be selected.


Professor: Recent spam attack offers sign of newer types of spam

An influx of spam invitations to Apple iPhone users is an indicator for future spam onslaughts, a Purdue University professor said.


Nov barometerCrop futures rally drives large increase in producer sentiment

Agricultural producer sentiment about the industry's economy improved substantially in November, in part because of soybean and corn futures price rallies, according to the December 6 report of the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.


New Purdue website provides information on GMOs

A multidisciplinary team of faculty and staff from the Purdue University College of Agriculture has developed a new web site with information that addresses the complex economic, environmental, health and public policy issues related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs).


Purdue agricultural startup finalists to pitch for up to $100,000 in Ag-celerator funding

Nine Purdue agricultural-based startups will make their case for up to $100,000 in investment funding in the inaugural Ag-celerator Demo Day Friday (Dec. 9) at Discovery Park’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship on the Purdue University campus.


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