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Purdue’s data science initiative featured in video
Purdue’s campus-wide data science initiative was created to enhance students’ skills in the growing field of data analysis. The story of the data initiative is featured in a four-minute video.

Tesmer, Kadlubowski earn nationally prestigious Goldwater Scholarships
Two students in the College of Science have earned the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s preeminent scholarship for undergraduates in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering.

Transforming biology to design next-generation computers, using a surprise ingredient
Purdue researchers in the Claridge Research Group have developed surfaces that act as molecular-scale blueprints for unpacking and aligning nanoscale components for next-generation computers. The secret ingredient? Water.

New Computer Science head
Professor Dongyan Xu has been named the next head of the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. He begins his position Sept. 1.

New Associate Deans
Two faculty members from the College of Science have accepted associate dean positions within the college, effective July 1.

Remembering Michael Rossmann
Michael Rossmann, Hanley Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, died May 14 in West Lafayette, Indiana. He was 88. A giant in the field of structural biology, came to Purdue in 1964 and stayed nearly 55 years. He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of London. We mourn his loss even as we celebrate his legacy and life well-lived.

Chris Greene elected to National Academy of Sciences
The Albert Overhauser Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy is one of only six NAS members on the Purdue campus.

Two Science professors receive Fulbright U.S. Scholars awards
Two College of Science professors receive Fulbright U.S. Scholars awards

Purdue Promise a life-changer for biological sciences student
Growing up, Eryn Sale experienced firsthand how mental illness can affect a family.

Piece of Mars meteorite returns to Purdue
A segment of the Lafayette Meteorite that once resided at Purdue, but was on display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for decades, will return officially to Purdue on Thursday (April 25) during a Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial event.

Bertino Named 2019-2020 Athena Lecturer by ACM
Elisa Bertino, Samuel Conte Professor of Computer Science, has been named the 2019-2020 Athena Lecturer by the Association of Computing Machinery

New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing
Results show that, potentially for the first time, researchers have witnessed the quantum mechanical interference of quasiparticles.


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