August 19, 2021

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More than 40,000 at Purdue, and growing, are documented as fully vaccinated against COVID-19

With move-in underway and classes set to start next week, the Protect Purdue Health Monitoring and Surveillance Team released updated data on Aug. 17, showing that 40,496, or 75%, of all West Lafayette students, faculty and staff have submitted proof and been verified as fully vaccinated, with some areas showing significantly higher percentages.

Media Contact: Tim Doty,


More than 1,500 Purdue Global graduates told that they will be part of the change ‘that we all want to see in this world’

More than 1,500 Purdue Global graduates worldwide took part in in-person and virtual commencement ceremonies on Aug. 14 in Washington, D.C.

Media Contact: Tom Schott,


Purdue-designed heat transfer experiment arrives at International Space Station

For missions to the moon or Mars, spacecraft need more powerful electronics that won’t overheat, and Purdue engineers are testing a way to make spacecraft cooling systems more efficient.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles,


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 project will help bring leading-edge digital agriculture teaching and learning to secondary schools

Purdue is retooling its online Precision Agriculture course and adding a target audience – high school agriculture teachers who prepare students to go on in what’s increasingly an information technology-centric field.

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