March 4, 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.


Ice frozen under Mars’ surface offers major resource to aid future settlements

Ali Bramson, a planetary scientist in the College of Science, is among the Purdue scientists examining factors involving future habitats on Mars.


Purdue Polytechnic High School North founding principal works to inspire students, give back to community

Purdue Polytechnic High School North principal Keeanna Warren doesn’t see herself as a traditional principal, but rather as an education change agent.


Partnership with Purdue Global to benefit members of Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association

Indiana Rep. Randy Frye championed a partnership between Purdue University Global and the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association that will afford all members of the association the opportunity to pursue bachelor’s degree offerings that will help advance their careers.


Treating cancers starts small: More than 100 Purdue scientists study cancer on the cellular level

At the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, the persistent pursuit of healthier communities means bringing together researchers from more than 25 different departments to study cancers where they begin – the cellular level.


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 the Indiana Digital Crossroads program.


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