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Purdue NOW -- Exercise is Medicine

The Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences is working to promote physical activity and health awareness through hosting an on-campus walking group, which started March 20. - 3/21/2018

PICS bagsPurdue NOW – PICS bags

The internationally recognized Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bag, a specially designed bag to prevent insect-caused post-harvest losses for farmers in developing countries, is now commercially available for farmers worldwide. - 3/19/2018

Purdue NOW – Space Council Advisory Group

Decorated NASA astronaut David Wolf and Indianapolis businessman/philanthropist Fred Klipsch, both Purdue University alumni, will serve as members of the new Users Advisory Group for the National Space Council. - 3/8/2018

Purdue NOW – Service dogs and PTSD

A preliminary study led by researchers in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has shown that overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are lower among war veterans with service dogs. The pilot study was co-funded by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Bayer Animal Health. - 3/6/2018

Bridge Bust imagePurdue NOW – Bridge Bust

Weeks of bridge work by high school students quickly came to an end at the 39th annual Bridge Bust 2018 Competition hosted by Purdue’s American Society of Civil Engineers. - 3/2/2018

Teaching math imagePurdue NOW – Math at home helps with reading

Preschool children who engage in math activities at home with their parents not only improve their math skills, but also their general vocabulary, according to research from Purdue University. - 2/26/2018

Superhero display at Black Cultural CenterPurdue NOW – Black Cultural Center’s ‘We Wear the Mask’

A look at the Purdue Black Cultural Center's exhibit titled 'We Wear the Mask,' which highlights black comic book superheros through the years. The opening coincides with the release of the Marvel 'Black Panther' film. - 2/23/2018

Chinese New Year celebrationPurdue NOW – Chinese New Year

Purdue University celebrated the Chinese New Year on Feb. 15 in the Purdue Memorial Union’s South Ballroom with refreshments, performances and activities such as calligraphy and lantern-making - 2/19/2018

Purdue NOW - Cold weather workout tips

A Purdue Health + Kinesiology professor says layering is key when exercising outdoors in winter. - 2/15/2018

Erik Otárola-CastilloPurdue NOW - Archaeologist on ancient practices

Researchers, led by Purdue University anthropology professor Erik Otárola-Castillo, have found that statistical methods and 3D imaging can be used to accurately measure animal bone cut marks made by prehistoric human butchery, and to help answer pressing questions about human evolution. - 2/12/2018

Winter scenePurdue NOW – Winter Blues

The dog days of winter have arrived. The holiday season is gone, temperatures are low and skies are gray. It’s the time of year when many say they have the 'winter blues' and feel that the spring thaw can’t get here soon enough. Now a Purdue professor is offering tips on perking up mentally and feeling better physically. - 2/8/2018

Screen of C-BRIC softwarePurdue Now: New C-BRIC center will tackle brain-inspired computing

Purdue University will lead a new national center to develop brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots capable of operating without human intervention. - 2/1/2018

Suresh GarimellaPurdue NOW – Garimella elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Suresh Garimella, Purdue University's executive vice president for research and partnerships and the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. - 1/23/2018

Unfinished Block PPurdue NOW - No increase again for Purdue room and board rates at WL campus

For the sixth consecutive year, students at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will see no room and board rate increase for the next academic year. - 1/19/2018

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