June 30, 2022

Today’s Top 5 From Purdue University

You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.


Discovery Park District at Purdue, a $1 billion development, highlights the success, visible impact of university-private-community partnerships

From an ambitious goal to create an entrepreneurially driven and innovative ecosystem for researchers to work together across disciplines in tackling the grand challenges of our time, Purdue is taking the next steps to lift that concept to even greater heights.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


Purdue University partners with leading global chipmaker on semiconductor design center

Purdue’s College of Engineering is partnering with MediaTek Inc., a leading global fabless chipmaker, to open the Midwest’s first semiconductor chip design center, to be housed on Purdue’s campus.

Media contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Purdue Global announced as presenting sponsor of 2022 Purdue football season

Purdue Global, Purdue University’s online educational solution for working adults, will be the presenting sponsor of the 2022 Boilermaker football season.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


Fossils in the ‘Cradle of Humankind’ may be more than a million years older than previously thought

Darryl Granger, a professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences in Purdue’s College of Science, developed the technology that updated the age of an Australopithecus in Sterkfontein Cave – and new data pushes its age back more than a million years, to 3.67 million years old.

Media contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu


Ukrainian scholars prepare for Purdue arrival, gaining refuge from their war-torn country to restart academic endeavors

In an effort to provide a portion of promise for its academic brethren in Ukraine during this tumultuous and uncertain time, Purdue is welcoming 20 faculty members and researchers through its recently established Ukrainian Scholars Initiative.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


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