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belltower-safetyrankingAnalytics organization names Purdue University safest college in America

Purdue University’s persistent pursuit to prioritize the safety of the campus community is reflected in a new national ranking by Academic Influence that names Purdue America’s safest college.

Purdue Police, Fire departments to offer ‘Prepared at Purdue’ training

The Purdue University Police and Fire departments are offering 'Prepared at Purdue' training in February and March.

Weather Advisory: Purdue operations delayed due to road conditions

Purdue operations delayed due to road conditions

acre-grainbinsIncrease in fatalities and injuries from agricultural confined spaces highlights need for effective management and training

Last year saw a roughly 40 percent increase in the number of reported cases involving agricultural confined spaces, according to the 2022 Summary of U.S. Agricultural Confined Space-Related Injuries and Fatalities recently released by the Purdue University Agricultural Safety and Health Program in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

smartphone-algorithmAI-driven mobile health algorithm uses phone camera to detect blood vessel oxygen levels

You may already use your smartphone for remote medical appointments. Why not use some of the onboard sensors to gather medical data? That’s the idea behind AI-driven technology developed at Purdue University that could use a smartphone camera to detect and diagnose medical conditions like anemia faster and more accurately than highly specialized medical equipment being developed for the task.

Purdue police warn of thefts from unlocked vehicles

Purdue University police are reminding people to keep their vehicles locked after a string of recent vehicle break-ins in the Tower Acres neighborhood north of campus.

ni-airquality$500,000 grant targets lack of air-quality data in swine production

A Purdue University team led by Jiqin (JQ) Ni has received a $500,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to document air-quality issues surrounding pork production in partnership with the National Pork Board.

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