July 23, 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.

How to get through baseball season without being in the stands: Purdue student Twitter account can assist with keeping fans engaged

The shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season begins Thursday (July 23), exciting many fans including Jeremy Frank, a Purdue sophomore-to-be data science major who runs an increasingly popular baseball Twitter page.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu

 

Purdue, Ivy Tech pair to offer new addiction studies concentration

Purdue’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Ivy Tech Community College’s Human Services program have created an optional addiction studies concentration to prepare students who major in human services to become licensed addiction counselors.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu

 

Light shaken and stirred to help autonomous vehicles better scan for nearby fast-moving objects

Self-driving cars could better sense nearby fast-moving objects with new technology developed by Purdue and Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements researchers.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu

 

$1.4 million SBIR grant fast-tracks antibody technology for pharmaceutical manufacturers

An innovation award will help a Purdue-affiliated bio-analytics startup commercialize instrument technology for pharmaceutical antibody manufacturers.

Media Contact: Chris Adamcladam@prf.org

 

Purdue Honors College dean appointed to UNESCO Core International Faculty in community, leadership and youth development

Rhonda Phillips, dean of the Purdue Honors College, has been appointed as a Core International Faculty Member by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair in Community, Leadership and Youth Development.

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu

 

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