September 29, 2020

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PPHS preparing rising senior class to take a big step in their education

Purdue Polytechnic High School, which provides a unique charter school experience intended to offer hands-on education focusing on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) areas, will graduate its first senior class next spring.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,

Weekly digital agriculture webinar series kicks off Oct. 1

Experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue are presenting a series of digital agriculture webinars each Thursday this fall, starting Oct. 1.

Media Contact: Maureen Manier,

If you have any signs or symptoms of flu, stay home

With this year’s flu season coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, Libby Richards, an associate professor of nursing who specializes in public health in Purdue’s School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Sciences, is reminding people to be over-cautious by staying home if they are showing any signs of flu symptoms.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates,

Improved app designed to increase the diagnostic power of the pupil for neurologists, optometrists

The Reflex product suite from brightlamp, a Purdue-affiliated company, allows a broad spectrum of medical professionals to securely capture critical diagnostic pupillary light reflex data.

Media Contact: Chris

CERIAS to hold 21st annual Information Security Symposium virtually

Key figures in the cybersecurity world will participate in the 21st annual CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security) Symposium today (Sept. 29) and Wednesday (Sept. 30).

Media Contact: Jim Bush,

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