June 9, 2022

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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Purdue Polytechnic High Schools to celebrate several firsts with upcoming graduation

Purdue Polytechnic High Schools – with locations in Indianapolis and South Bend – will celebrate its second graduating class on Friday (June 10).

Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


An edible QR code takes a shot at fake whiskey

Young Kim and Jungwoo Leem, of Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, are part of a global research team that has developed an edible QR code on a tag made of specialized silk that could help consumers detect fake whiskey – a step that could be not only a solution for the alcohol industry but also one that addresses fake medications.

Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Surprise $8.5 million estate gift will fund more than 40 years of cancer research

Thanks to an unexpected bequest of $8.5 million from fellow faculty member John Capaldi, Philip Low, Purdue’s Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has funding to support more than 40 years’ worth of cancer research.

Media contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu


Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Purdue University Global collaborating on partnership with the University of Puerto Rico

Collaboration among Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic Institute and Purdue University Global is leading the way to a unique partnership with the University of Puerto Rico – designed to benefit students and professors in disciplines such as precision medicine and health care, sustainability and climate change, and engineering.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


Purdue to offer 100% online aviation financial management graduate certificate

Purdue is moving to meet the demand for personnel with expertise in aviation and the elements of aviation financial management with a new 100% online graduate certificate in aviation financial management.

Media contact: Greg Kline, gkline@purdue.edu


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