July 14, 2022

Today’s Top 5 From Purdue University

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Purdue astronomer speechless in the face of new images from space telescope

Star birth, star death, exoplanets, galaxies and a window that looks back to the universe 13.1 billion years ago: That’s what the James Webb Space Telescope delivered when it released its first handful of scientific images on Tuesday (July 12).

Media contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu


PPHS South Bend principal reimagining the high school experience

As principal at Purdue Polytechnic High School South Bend, Justin Zobrosky wants teachers whose lessons rely upon experience, knowledge, education and, most of all, passion.

Media contact: Matthew Oates, oatesw@purdue.edu


Purdue’s Ashmore makes history as first woman IndyCar crew member to win Indy 500

The latest episode of the “This Is Purdue” podcast features an update from Angela Ashmore, Purdue mechanical engineering alumna and IndyCar engineer. On May 29, Marcus Ericsson won the most famous race in motorsports in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 8 Huski Chocolate Honda, and Ashmore was a big piece of that winning strategy.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


Purdue meets health care needs with new online health care operations and quality improvement certificates

To give professionals interested in health care an opportunity to develop valuable skills in business, management and quality improvement in health care delivery, Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences is offering two new online graduate certificates in health care operations management and health care quality improvement.

Media contact: Greg Kline, gkline@purdue.edu


Purdue Global Concord Law School launches free social media law microcredential

Concord Law School at Purdue Global has launched a social media law microcredential – a free, self-paced course that provides a deeper understanding of the legal issues related to social media.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


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