August 26, 2021

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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Program designed to put new science and math teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools ready for its next class

Purdue is looking for a new cohort of 15 business, industry or academic professionals with science and math backgrounds who are interested in teaching middle and high school students.

Media Contact: Greg Kline,


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,


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 and, 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,


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,


Purdue, Houston Methodist researchers develop novel strategy for tuberculosis vaccine

Innovators at Purdue and Houston Methodist Research Institute have created a novel strategy for developing an effective vaccine for a widespread form of tuberculosis.

Media Contact: Steve Martin,


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