February 16, 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.
On Thursday (Feb. 18), the Mars rover Perseverance is scheduled to land in Jezero Crater, a site that Purdue associate professor of planetary science Briony Horgan played an integral role in selecting.
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Mirian Velay-Lizancos, an assistant professor of civil engineering at Purdue, and her students are developing a new recipe for concrete that has the potential to cut carbon emissions dramatically, creating building blocks for a better world.
Media Contact: Brittany Steff, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emerging robotics technology developed by Purdue innovators may soon help construction companies and contractors create buildings in less time at higher quality and at lower costs.
Media Contact: Chris Adam, email@example.com
Purdue’s Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center will host several virtual events during the spring 2021 semester.
Media Contact: Matthew Oates, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professionals in marketing, financial services, the retail industry, project management and many other fields who want to boost or reset their careers can take a leap in that direction with a certificate program in data analytics now offered by Purdue.
Media Contact: Greg Kline, email@example.com
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