September 2, 2021

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Purdue, Purdue Research Foundation launch ‘Lab to Life’ 6G digital innovation at Discovery Park District

The “Lab to Life” digital innovation platform – a joint venture by the Purdue Research Foundation and Purdue University – is the next step in creating one of the most connected innovation communities in the nation through the evolution from 5G to 6G.

Media Contact: Steve Martin,


Courageous Parker sisters were ‘Boilermakers in every sense’

By naming residence halls for alumnae Frieda and Winifred Parker, Purdue celebrates their successful campaign to integrate student housing.

Media Contact: Tim Doty,


Purdue Global students who aspire to help others receive Vandenbosch Leadership Scholarship

Purdue Global student Mary Esham of Bargersville, who aspires to give back as a clinical psychologist, is one of two recipients of the second annual Betty Vandenbosch Leadership Scholarship.

Media Contact: Tom Schott,


Malaria treatment shown to be 100% effective in Phase 2 trial

Purdue professor Philip Low led an international team that discovered a repurposed cancer drug shown to be 100% effective in treating malaria in a Phase-2 clinical trial.

Media Contact: Steve Tally,


Boxing, race and politics to take screen in upcoming TV series about Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali

Based on the book by Purdue history professor Randy Roberts and featuring never-before-seen archival footage, “Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali” airs Sept. 9 on Netflix.

Media Contact: Amy Patterson Neubert,


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