October 13, 2022

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Opinion columnist Peggy Noonan to join President Daniels for Purdue Presidential Lecture Series event

Pulitzer Prize-winning opinion columnist Peggy Noonan, who has been called the “voice of our times,” will bring her pointed pen and gift of giving presidents their words to Purdue University’s campus for the next Presidential Lecture Series. The event with President Mitch Daniels will be 6 p.m. Oct. 17 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall.

Media contact: Phillip Fiorini, pfiorini@purdue.edu


Purdue continues to lead in microelectronics

Microelectronics are the focus of Purdue faculty working with universities and government entities to prepare a workforce in the U.S. that is ready to handle growing industry demands.

Media contact: Brian Huchel, bhuchel@purdue.edu


Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley: The future is fueled by education

The latest episode of “This Is Purdue,” Purdue University’s official podcast, features an interview with Frank Dooley, chancellor of Purdue Global. Purdue Global is Purdue’s accredited and affordable online solution designed for the working adult with life experience, and often some college credit – but no degree. Dooley’s experiences have prepared him to lead Purdue Global and oversee academics for more than 36,000 students.

Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu


Inspiring tomorrow’s aviators

Ashley Bird didn’t plan on a career in the Air Force, but through her time in Purdue’s ROTC, she learned that she never wanted to miss out on an opportunity to challenge herself.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu


The fountain of life: Water droplets hold the secret ingredient for building life

Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry in Purdue’s College of Science, has studied the chemistry of water droplets for decades, discovering insights into cancer detection, drug discovery and early Earth chemistry.

Media contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu


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