May 14, 2020

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Daniels sends graduates off with advice for a lonely generation

Purdue President Mitch Daniels made these remarks to Purdue’s 2020 spring commencement graduates.

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Purdue releases on-demand commencement, celebrates graduates amid global pandemic

Purdue’s 7,500-plus spring 2020 graduates are able to celebrate their accomplishments via an on-demand commencement ceremony that features all the traditional in-person elements.

Note to Journalists: A variety of graduating seniors – top students, commencement responders – are available to speak to reporters about what it’s like to graduate during COVID-19.

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Purdue students and alumni receive Fulbright grants

Among the nine Purdue students and alumni who have received grant offers from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for 2020-21 are three Indiana residents: Lucinda Ray of Fishers, Eryn Sale of Lafayette and Andrew Santos of Valparaiso.

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Krannert and Kelley business schools collaborating to help IU Health manage surge of Covid-19 patients

Faculty at two of Indiana’s leading business schools at Purdue and Indiana universities are collaborating on a project with IU Health to help the health care provider manage the COVID-19 demand surge in its 16 hospitals across five regions of the state.

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Artificial intelligence is energy-hungry. New hardware could curb its appetite.

Researchers have created hardware that can learn skills using a type of artificial intelligence that currently runs on software platforms. Sharing intelligence features between hardware and software would offset the energy needed for using AI in more advanced applications such as self-driving cars or discovering drugs.

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