October 22, 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.


Purdue to lead national workforce development project on trusted microelectronics

Purdue will lead a national initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to address the urgent need for engineering graduates to develop defense technologies, especially in the area of microelectronics.

Media Contact: Steve Tally, steve@purdue.edu


Research to bring more secure software for autonomous battlefield operations

Engineers from Purdue are leading an Army Research Laboratory-funded project researching how to protect the software of autonomous systems on the battlefield.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


Purdue Center for Cancer Research to host Virtual 5K Challenge

Registration is open for the inaugural Virtual Purdue Challenge 5K Run/Walk, which supports life-saving cancer research at the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. 

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu


Purdue offers new online social engineering and digital forensics short courses and two new cybersecurity certification prep courses

Purdue is offering new cybersecurity short courses in social engineering and digital forensics as part of a growing suite of offerings through the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Cyber Education Network Training Resources (CENTR).

Media Contact: Greg Kline, gkline@purdue.edu


Purdue Archives acquires alumnus and bestselling author Mark Shaw’s body of work touching on Amelia Earhart, Dorothy Kilgallen connection

Purdue’s Archives and Special Collections, home to the largest collection of papers that once belonged to Amelia Earhart, is now home to the collection of another 20th-century female icon, Dorothy Kilgallen.

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu


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