July 21, 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.

Indianapolis Eastside building transitions from industry to education as new Purdue Polytechnic High School home

The first class of Purdue Polytechnic High School students now has a home to graduate from in May with the opening of a permanent site for the STEM-focused charter school.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Mentors key part of welcoming new students to campus

Thirty-four Purdue students are serving as mentors during the five weeks of programs and classes for Summer Start, Early Start and visiting Purdue Polytechnic High School students.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Purdue outlines steps for student COVID-19 testing through new national partnership

Purdue announced Friday (July 17) an innovative partnership with Rutgers University and Vault Health to test students for COVID-19 via a reliable and convenient, medically supervised saliva screening that can be done in their homes.

Media Contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


NSWC Crane partners with Purdue to offer cybersecurity apprenticeships

Purdue’s Cyber Apprenticeship Program (P-CAP) has launched at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to advance cybersecurity capabilities. 

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu


Purdue-affiliated startup works to improve medication safety

A Purdue-affiliated entrepreneur is taking the lessons he learned from working on crime scenes to try and ensure the safety of medications before they reach the pharmacy.

Media Contact: Chris Adamcladam@prf.org

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