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Hegwood visitPurdue student aims to make world, food safer on prestigious national security fellowship

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Safer food and a safer world are inseparable goals for Purdue University student Margaret Hegwood. The master’s degree candidate in biological engineering is in Kenya this month on a prestigious Boren Fellowship for national security and strategic language studies.


Daniels to Purdue grads: The antonym of snowflake is Boilermaker

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels made these remarks during the May 2019 spring commencement ceremonies on the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.


Graduates take center stage in Elliott Hall during Purdue commencement ceremonies

Purdue University on Friday (May 10) began its annual rite of spring: a series of six commencement ceremonies throughout the weekend. More than 4,600 undergraduates were expected to walk the West Lafayette campus’ Elliott Hall of Music stage by Sunday afternoon.


Top students to be recognized during 2019 commencement

Purdue University will honor some of its highest academic-achieving graduating seniors May 10-12 during commencement ceremonies.


Brenden JohnsonFourth time is the charm for IUPUI senior at Purdue Grand Prix

For Brenden Johnson, a steady pace really does win the race. The No. 4 kart driven by Johnson, a senior from the Motorsports Club at IUPUI, took the win at the 62nd Purdue Grand Prix on Saturday (April 13).


Week will be set aside to recognize Purdue student employees

The National Student Employment Association (NSEA) and Student Employment Services in Purdue’s Division of Financial Aid encourage both campus and community employers to recognize student employees for their workplace contributions during National Student Employment Week, April 14-20.


Soy strawEnvironmentally friendly soy straws win ISA’s annual New Uses Competition

A soybean-based drinking straw earned top honors at this year’s Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition funded by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff.


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