February 11, 2021

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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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, bhuchel@purdue.edu

Video software aims to improve airport, retail operations

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, cladam@prf.org

Black Cultural Center releases spring 2021 virtual events

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, oatesw@purdue.edu

5G testing center for rapid connectivity to launch at Purdue’s Discovery Park District

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, casequin@prf.org

Purdue Global senior director of transfer and articulation elected to IACRAO executive board

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, tschott@purdue.edu

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