February 11, 2021
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.
Data science in action: Purdue and Cummins Inc. pilot a game-changing digital workforce development program
Purdue students offer creative approaches to data-intensive industry projects through Indiana Digital Crossroads program.
Media Contact: Brian Huchel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Innovators at Purdue have developed an automated video analysis software architecture designed to cut down airport security frustration and provide new options for retailers to better serve customers.
Media Contact: Chris Adam, email@example.com
The Purdue Black Cultural Center is hosting virtual events during spring 2021, leading the way as Purdue celebrates Black History Month and the giant leaps made by its Black students, faculty and alumni.
Media Contact: Matthew Oates, firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue will launch a 5G “living lab” center called NineTwelve Convergence in June that will be the first in the U.S. to provide full-suite development and testing capabilities and will focus on emerging technologies in fields such as advanced manufacturing, hypersonics and microelectronics.
Media Contact: Cynthia Sequin, email@example.com
Allegra Fowler, senior director of transfer and articulation for Purdue Global, has been elected to the Indiana Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers executive board as second vice president.
Media Contact: Tom Schott, firstname.lastname@example.org
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