October 8, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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


Protect Purdue Ambassador Program

Protect Purdue Ambassadors discuss their role on campus – to educate, unify and encourage students to protect themselves, others and the entire community.

Media Contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


Purdue veterinary medicine receives 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine has been honored as a recipient of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Media Contact: Amy Patterson Neubert, apatterson@purdue.edu


A better understanding of how cirrus clouds form

New research from a team led by scientists at Purdue has found that trees and plants play an important role in the formation of cirrus clouds, a finding that has implications for agriculture, urban development and climate change modeling.

Media Contact: Steve Tally, steve@purdue.edu


What if underwater robots could autonomously dock mid-mission to recharge and transfer data?

A Purdue team has created a mobile docking system for autonomous underwater vehicles, enabling them to perform longer tasks without the need for human intervention.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells

A Purdue team has developed a novel testing platform to evaluate how breast cancer cells respond to the recurrent stretching that occurs in the lungs during breathing.

Media Contact: Chris Adam, cladam@prf.org


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