June 17, 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.


Every newborn on a ventilator can now be better protected, thanks to technology that helps prevent a common breathing tube incident

After 30 years of development by a Purdue professor, a medical device designed to continuously monitor the airways of the tiniest ventilated patients could become the standard of care for babies worldwide. 

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


Data science pairs with cancer research for better diagnostics, therapies

Scientists at Purdue are using data science to help discover how the next generation of treatments for cancer may be found.

Media Contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu


Lilly research facility sparks enthusiasm for science in students

While the PR Mallory Building – site of the Purdue Polytechnic High School Schweitzer Center at Englewood campus – was under construction, Eli Lilly and Co. partnered with PPHS to provide access to a lab facility for students.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Equity Task Force provides implementation update to Purdue trustees

As part of the multimillion-dollar Equity Task Force initiative, Purdue is hiring additional recruiters to help attract Black students; is expanding existing programs such as Emerging Leaders; and thanks to more than $25 million in donations, is introducing more scholarship opportunities for underrepresented minority students.

Media Contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


Purdue Global launches Purdue Global Moves

Purdue Global has launched its inaugural Purdue Global Moves – four strategic initiatives designed to help the university meet its goals of results, growth and innovation.

Media Contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


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