November 3, 2022

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Borrowing a shape from a to-go cup lid, a drone wing could learn how to sense danger faster

Researchers at Purdue and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have drawn inspiration from a to-go cup lid that may help a drone to detect dangerous conditions faster.

Media contact: Kayla Wiles,


Fast Company chooses Purdue University as a ‘Brand That Matters’ for second year in a row

For efforts to make world-class STEM education accessible and affordable, Purdue has been named a Fast Company Brand That Matters for the second year in a row. It is, again, the only university on the list of international names, which includes Nike, Fender and

Media contact: Christy McCarter,


Case Study: College-School Partnerships

Purdue Polytechnic High Schools is one of four college and high school partnerships explored in this case study by The Chronicle of Higher Education and Ascendium Education Group.

Media contact: Tim Doty,


Talented students pursuing growth, opportunities

Purdue is partnering with the Posse Foundation on a scholarship program for students from northwest and northern Indiana – targeted areas from the state where fewer students find their way to the West Lafayette campus.

Media contact: Matthew Oates,


Entrepreneur, innovator and philanthropist Joe Lonsdale to join President Daniels for next Presidential Lecture Series event

Serial entrepreneur, startups investor and philanthropist Joe Lonsdale will be the next Presidential Lecture Series guest, joining Purdue President Mitch Daniels at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall.

Media contact: Phillip Fiorini,


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