September 15, 2022

Today’s top 5 from Purdue University

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Purdue’s ‘Most Innovative’ status reaches 5 years in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Striking business-research partnerships that boost the state’s economy and address real-world needs while producing job-ready graduates, Purdue continues to rank among the most innovative schools in the nation.

Media contact: Jim Bush,


Purdue sets all-time student enrollment record in West Lafayette

This fall, total enrollment on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus reached a record 50,884 students and marked the university’s eighth straight record high. This includes 37,949 undergrads – also a record.

Media contact: Matthew Oates,


Secretaries of State, Commerce discuss efforts to build a US microelectronics ecosystem

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo visited Purdue University on Tuesday (Sept. 13) to tour university research facilities and meet students as they embark on their mission to bolster the U.S. semiconductor industry.

Media contact: Tim Doty,


The giant leap from lab to market: Purdue again among international leaders in patents received at No. 6

In 2021, Purdue Research Foundation received 169 patents, placing it first in both the state of Indiana and the Big Ten, and, again, sixth internationally. Purdue, which remained among the world’s best universities at creating and protecting its intellectual property, is second among universities that do not have a school of medicine. 

Media contact: Steve Martin,


Purdue to celebrate Homecoming Sept. 23-24

Purdue is gearing up for Homecoming 2022 – themed “Giant Leaps Home” – with festivities scheduled for Sept. 23 and 24.

Media contact: Lance Connolly, 


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