December 15, 2022

Today’s top 5 from Purdue University

You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.

 

The AP Video Hub (for AP members) and Purdue News YouTube channel (for all reporters) provide comments from Purdue experts on timely topics.

 

Winter 2022 Commencement to celebrate giant leap milestone for nearly 3,000 graduating Boilermakers

Years of persistence and thousands of small steps together will culminate for nearly 3,000 Boilermakers at Purdue’s three Winter 2022 Commencement ceremonies Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 17-18) in Elliott Hall of Music.

Media contact: Phillip Fiorini, pfiorini@purdue.edu

 

Memorable Moments 2022

As the year draws to a close, Purdue photographers and videographers from across campus share some of their most memorable work from 2022.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu

 

Smart concrete from Purdue named a Next Big Thing in Tech by Fast Company magazine

Purdue’s innovative concrete technology, which promises to save American travelers time and money, is earning attention and has now been named one of the Next Big Things in Tech by Fast Company magazine.

Media contact: Christy McCarter, mccarter@purdue.edu

 

Purdue-led project awarded $5 million for Greater Lafayette to grow semiconductor industry workforce

A Purdue-led project will receive $5 million in funding through a Greater Lafayette economic development initiative to support the expected regional workforce demand in the promising semiconductor manufacturing industry.

Media contact: Tim Doty, doty2@purdue.edu

 

Scientists get first-ever sound recording of dust devils (tiny tornadoes of dust, grit) on Mars

When the rover Perseverance landed on Mars, it was equipped with the first working microphone on the planet’s surface. Scientists have used it to make the first-ever audio recording of an extraterrestrial whirlwind.

Media contact: Brittany Steff, bsteff@purdue.edu

 

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