December 23, 2022
Today’s top 5 from Purdue University
Here are some good stories for media use and publication over the holidays.
Purdue hailed President Mitch Daniels and the unprecedented impact of the Daniels Decade through “MitchFest,” a series of celebratory and stimulating public events during the first week of December.
Purdue’s unique focus on collaborative, multidisciplinary research fulfills the land-grant charge to provide educational opportunity and serve our communities.
Surgery, especially that to remove cancerous tumors, relies on a range of tools and techniques as well as on the skill of the surgeon. Now, new imaging agent Cytalux will make surgery to remove lung cancer tumors a little more exact. Philip Low, Purdue’s Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and the Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the College of Science, is an inventor of the drug.
Melissa Burdi, dean and vice president of the Purdue Global School of Nursing, has held a variety of leadership positions within her field, giving her a unique perspective on the opportunities available to nursing graduates.
The newest episode of “Step Inside” looks at how three students from Purdue University Dance Marathon have immersed themselves in service, sacrifice, friendship and making deep connections with others. For these students, what matters most is the chance to make a difference in a child’s life.
This podcast episode of the “Greatest Hits of 2022” focuses on the academic side of Purdue. Listen as these Boilermakers – from an IndyCar, Indy 500-winning engineer to a NASA flight director to a new Purdue Board of Trustees member – share their small steps and giant leaps.
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