July 30, 2020
Today's Top 5 From Purdue University
Note to journalists: Journalists visiting campus should follow visitor health guidelines.
You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.
Purdue ranks fourth in the nation among public universities in CNBC Make It’s “50 Colleges that Pay Off the Most” ranking for 2020.
Media Contact: Jim Bush, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘Liquid biopsy’ tech contributes to successful clinical trial for detecting breast cancer recurrence
The use of a “liquid biopsy,” which involves a simple blood draw, has been shown in a five-year clinical trial to accurately detect and monitor certain kinds of breast cancer.
Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, email@example.com
Researchers at Purdue have developed technology to create a hard metal surface that kills bacteria that try to attach to the surface.
Media Contact: Chris Adam, firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue Global adds criminal justice, human services offerings; revises curriculum in Diversity and Inclusivity in Public Safety course
Recognizing the importance of addressing today’s social justice issues, Purdue Global has updated its criminal justice and human services curriculum.
Media Contact: Tom Schott, email@example.com
The Office of Indiana State Chemist, located at Purdue, is urging everyone who receives unsolicited packages of unidentified seeds in the mail – presumably coming from China – not to plant or dispose of the seeds since they could be spreading noxious weeds, plant diseases or invasive species.
Media Contact: Maureen Manier, firstname.lastname@example.org
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