September 15, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.


U.S. News & World Report rankings: Purdue nation’s 5th-most innovative school

Purdue is the fifth-most innovative school in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, released Monday (Sept. 14).

Media Contact: Jim Bush,


Purdue Day of Giving raises record $42.2 million

In a year of change and uncertainty, one thing remains constant: Purdue Day of Giving has once again set a fundraising record.

Media Contact: Lisa Tally,


College of Veterinary Medicine launches League of VetaHumanz to diversify veterinary workforce

Role models can help children see themselves in a future career, and a new initiative at the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine is helping develop veterinary medical role models every child can relate to.

Media Contact: Amy Patterson Neubert,


Study reviews impact of wind energy on local Indiana communities

A recent study by Purdue researchers revealed that innovations in wind power technologies, such as taller turbines with larger capacities, have made it economically viable for more Indiana areas to host utility-scale wind farms.

Media Contact: Maureen Manier,


Co-sleeper innovation to provide options for new parents

A Purdue innovator has created a device to make it safer and easier for a baby to sleep with a parent.

Media Contact: Chris


About Purdue University

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