September 1, 2022

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Purdue Polytechnic High Schools plan expansion to Pike Township

Building off the success of its existing locations, Purdue Polytechnic High Schools, in partnership with Purdue University, announced plans to spread its innovative school model and STEM-focused education curriculum to a third Indianapolis location. The charter school’s new site will be located in Pike Township on Indianapolis’ northwest side and is expected to open in time for the 2023-24 academic year.

Media contact: Matthew Oates,


The sands of Mars are green as well as red, rover Perseverance discovers

Nearly 4-billion-year-old rocks on Mars are time capsules that help scientists study conditions on early Earth – when life was first evolving.

Media contacts: Brian Huchel, and Brittany Steff,


Three Indiana research universities to collaborate with industry and government to develop quantum technologies in new NSF-funded center

With a grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from Purdue, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame will work to develop industry- and government-relevant quantum technologies as part of the Center for Quantum Technologies.

Media contact: Mary Martialay,


Purdue agriculture experts provide insights into global food and economic security crises

Purdue College of Agriculture experts in the areas of food and economic security and energy share their perspectives on the world’s economic and food security.

Media contact: Maureen Manier,


Powertrain system created to improve wind, water turbine efficiency and environmental impact

Purdue engineers have designed a low-speed, high-torque powertrain system to reduce the operation costs, maintenance costs and environmental contamination of turbines that generate wind energy and marine hydrokinetic energy.

Media contact: Steve Martin,

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