September 9, 2021

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Fall Presidential Lecture Series to feature champions of climate science, democracy

Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion and founder of the Renew Democracy Initiative, and climate scientist Steven E. Koonin will headline Purdue’s Presidential Lecture Series events this fall.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates,


Study: Indiana manufacturers ready to learn, implement data and artificial intelligence

A quarter of Indiana’s economic output is based in manufacturing, and the transition to becoming data-driven and using artificial intelligence holds the possibility for broad economic impact among manufacturers.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,


Enlisting help from the brain's own protective system could advance treatment of neurodegenerative conditions

Tiffany Lyle, assistant professor of veterinary anatomic pathology at Purdue and a member of Purdue’s Center for Cancer Research, is the first scientist to map changes to the brain’s barrier during metastases of lung cancer. More recently, she has produced the first comprehensive, molecular mapping of the network in relation to blast-induced traumatic brain injuries.

Media Contact: Abbey Nickel,


Partnerships, community involvement increase wellness at Purdue Polytechnic High Schools

A group of students from Purdue Polytechnic High School Schweitzer Center at Englewood worked with Purdue University professors and students with the College of Pharmacy’s Center for Health Equity and Innovation to explore ways to enhance student wellness.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates,


Purdue Global chancellor honored for transformational work in undergraduate experience

Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley has been selected as a recipient of the EDGE Commendation for Innovation in Undergraduate Education.

Media Contact: Tom Schott,


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