July 29, 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.


Purdue’s August commencement ceremonies to celebrate students, families and traditions

Elliott Hall of Music will once again come to life as students cross the stage for two in-person Purdue commencement ceremonies on Aug. 7.

Media Contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Mars rover mission only just beginning one year after its launch

Purdue scientist Briony Horgan is enjoying the one-year anniversary of the Mars rover launch with anticipation of the first Martian samples to be taken soon.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


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

In the persistent pursuit of a healthier global community, a team of Purdue engineers committed 30 years to developing a medical device that may become the standard of care for all babies requiring breathing assistance.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


Purdue Global launches global business offerings that include first-ever study abroad

A new Purdue Global concentration and microcredential in global business will include the university’s first-ever study abroad program – scheduled to take place in March 2022 in London.

Media Contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


Reinventing everyday items to live more efficiently

Purdue engineer Ramses Martinez rethinks how new technology is manufactured so that it is practical for everyday use.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu


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