August 25, 2022

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'Understanding Tomorrow's Nuclear Energy' lecture series to begin Aug. 30

Purdue University and Duke Energy will host the first monthly installment of the “Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy” lecture series from 4-5 p.m. ET on Tuesday (Aug. 30) in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall.

Media contact: Tim Doty,


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, which begins Sept. 1.

Media contact: Tom Schott,


National security innovation brings Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks to Purdue

Purdue’s strength in state-of-the-art aerospace technology, energetic materials, semiconductors and hypersonics research stands as a testament to the university’s future in U.S. national security and demonstrates why U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks and her advisers visited campus Aug. 18 on a tour of essential research facilities.

Media contact: Brian Huchel,


Indiana University, Purdue University announce new vision for Indianapolis campus

Indiana University and Purdue University have taken the first steps on a bold new vision for higher education in Indianapolis, designed to increase the number of job-ready graduates in an innovation-led economy, fuel economic growth in the region and the state, and enhance service to the Indianapolis community and beyond.

Media contact: Tim Doty,


Breaking in a new planet

Like breaking in a baseball glove, massive impacts change the structure of planets and moons, increasing their porosity. Purdue planetary scientists study these changes to predict where future missions could find water or even life.

Media contact: Brittany Steff,


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